Afghan official: Hospital in airstrike was 'a Taliban base'
KABUL — The acting governor of Afghanistan's northern Kunduz province said Sunday that Taliban fighters had been routinely firing “small and heavy” weapons from the grounds of a local hospital before it was apparently hit by a U.S. airstrike over the ...
Medical charity urges independent inquiry after Afghan hospital blown apart
Doctors Without Borders Withdraws From Kunduz
Medical aid group denies Taliban were firing from Afghan hospital hit by air ...
Russia intensifying Syria airstrikes
(CNN) Russia is intensifying its airstrikes in Syria, which it says have "considerably reduced" the combat potential of militants. The Russian air force began strikes in Syria on Wednesday. In the past 24 hours, it has carried out 20 flights targeting ...
What does Russia want in Syria?
Russia Intensifies Its Syria Bombing as Cameron Joins Criticism
Russia says its planes struck 10 Islamic State targets in Syria
16 dead, 3 missing after huge downpours flood parts of French Riviera
(CNN) Horrific accounts of people drowning in a retirement home and being trapped in a road tunnel by floodwater have emerged after the French Riviera was hit by extreme downpours. Rainfall on an "exceptional scale" set off flash floods that wreaked ...
At least 13 dead in French Riviera floods
At least 16 dead in French Riviera flash floods
Flash floods on French Riviera kill at least 16
Wall Street Journal
Israel Bans Some Palestinians From Jerusalem's Old City
Wall Street Journal
JERUSALEM—Israeli police on Sunday closed Jerusalem's Old City to some Palestinian residents, after a pair of stabbing attacks against Israelis heightened tensions stemming from weeks of violence in Israel and the West Bank. Two Israelis were stabbed ...
Israeli Police Limit Palestinian Access to Jerusalem's Old City
Palestinians stab Israelis in two attacks; PM calls in security chiefs
Israel Bars Palestinians From Jerusalem's Old City
As synod approaches, Francis is a man in the middle
The Boston Globe
ROME — In the wake of bitter controversy surrounding a private meeting with Kentucky clerk Kim Davis during his trip to the United States last week, Pope Francis has a chance beginning Sunday to get back “on message” with the opening of a Synod of ...
Pope opens family meeting and sparks are expected to fly
Vatican fires monsignor who came out as gay on eve of major meeting
Gay priest to be stripped of duties at Vatican