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2 hours ago Suspected suicide bomber dies near Bangladesh airport
A man detonated a bomb Friday near a police post on a busy road near Dhaka’s airport, killing himself but causing no other injuries, according to Bangladeshi police.
2 hours ago 3 injured in shooting in northern France
Police say three people have been injured in a shooting in the northern French city of Lille.
2 hours ago Report examines grim Bangladesh leather trade, links to West
Hazardous, heavily polluting tanneries, with workers as young as 14, supplied leather to companies that make shoes and handbags for a host of Western brands, a nonprofit group that investigates supply chains says.
5 hours ago London attacker cheerful, joking on eve of deadly rampage
Long before his short stints in jail turned into years behind bars, Khalid Masood was known as Adrian Elms, with a reputation for drinking and an unpredictable temper.
5 hours ago Canada pulls vehicle license plate deemed offensive
A Canadian provincial government has withdrawn a man’s eponymous personalized vehicle license plate, saying Lorne Grabher’s surname is offensive to women when viewed on his car bumper.
5 hours ago UN: Israel didn’t comply with UN call to stop settlements
Israel took no steps to comply with a Security Council call to stop all settlement activity in the West Bank and east Jerusalem, and instead authorized “a high rate” of settlement expansions in violation of international law, the United Nations said Friday.
5 hours ago Death toll in Guatemala shelter fire rises to 41
The death toll in a fire at a Guatemalan children’s shelter has risen to 41 after another girl died of her injuries.
5 hours ago Venezuela asks UN help in boosting medicine supplies
Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro has asked the United Nations for “help” boosting medicine supplies as he struggles to combat crippling shortages.
5 hours ago The Latest: White House congratulates European Union
The Latest on the upcoming European Union summit (all times local):
5 hours ago U.S. targets more than 270 Indians for deportation, says India’s top diplomat
The foreign minister is seeking more information from Washington, which has called the action routine.
5 hours ago As attacks continue, Brexit could hamper European counterterrorism efforts
The future of cross-border police cooperation and intelligence sharing are uncertain.
5 hours ago Mosul residents say U.S.-led coalition airstrikes killed scores of people
Days after the incidents, rescuers are still pulling bodies from the rubble.
5 hours ago After privileged childhood, London attacker became a troubled loner. But was he acting alone?
Investigators want to know why Khalid Masood went on a rampage, and whether he had help.
8 hours ago UN warns that destroying cultural heritage may be war crime
The U.N. Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution Friday condemning the unlawful destruction of cultural heritage and warning the Islamic State extremist group, al-Qaida and other combatants that such attacks may constitute war crimes.
8 hours ago Putin meets Le Pen, denies French election interference
Russian President Vladimir Putin made his preferences in the French presidential election clear Friday by hosting far-right candidate Marine Le Pen at the Kremlin, but analysts are skeptical about Russia’s ability to sway the outcome of the vote.
8 hours ago French president denounces rival’s claims of dirty tricks
French President Francois Hollande on Friday vigorously denounced suggestions by the conservative presidential hopeful that Hollande is trying to discredit political rivals behind the scenes by using dirty tricks.
8 hours ago US-backed Syrian fighters reach IS-held dam in north Syria
U.S.-backed Syrian fighters reached a major dam held by the Islamic State group in northern Syria Friday as Syria’s U.N. ambassador said hundreds of American personnel are “invading my country,” insisting that any effort to liberate the city of Raqqa — the de facto capital of the Islamic State group — should be done in coordination with the Damascus government.
8 hours ago Aid group fears hundreds of migrants drowned off Libya
Hundreds of migrants may have died off Libya’s coast, a Spanish aid organization said Friday, and Turkish media reported that 11 migrants died after a boat sank in the Aegean.
8 hours ago EU leaders converge on Rome to rekindle sense of unity
Posing with Pope Francis before Michelangelo’s masterpiece “The Last Judgment” at the Vatican, European Union leaders started their weekend pilgrimage in Rome hoping that a visit to the cradle of their unity project could somehow rekindle the vigor of the bloc’s youth.
8 hours ago 'We shouldn't have to keep saying sorry': After the London attack, Muslims react with fear and anger
Some Muslims in London say they are caught between their desire to help the victims of terrorist attacks and feeling as if they have to apologize for them.
8 hours ago The London attacker lived among them. Now, Birmingham's Muslims worry about the consequences.
“You cannot fight extremism by putting a community with its back against the wall,” said one local Muslim.
8 hours ago U.S. targets more than 200 Indians for deportation, says India’s top diplomat
Foreign minister is seeking more information from Washington, which has called the action routine.
8 hours ago John McCain says he has not met Trump in years, worries who has his ear
The Republican senator, at a conference in Brussels, also urged the president to “stop tweeting” and reach out to Democrats.
8 hours ago British police make ‘significant’ arrests in widening probes after London attack
Police are still trying to determine whether the attacker acted alone.
11 hours ago Suspected suicide bomber dies in blast near Dhaka airport
A man detonated a bomb Friday near a police post on a busy road near Dhaka’s airport, killing himself but causing no other injuries, according to Bangladeshi police.
11 hours ago Iran says renewing UN special rapporteur mandate ‘spiteful’
Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman, Bahram Ghasemi, has condemned as “selective and spiteful” the U.N. Human Rights Council’s resolution to renew the mandate of the U.N. special rapporteur on the human rights situation in Iran, saying it was a politically-motivated move by a few countries abusing U.N. mechanisms, according to state TV.
11 hours ago The Latest: Rabbi, imams, cardinal honor London victims
The Latest on the attacks in London (all times local):
11 hours ago Swiss find signs of spying linked to Turkish community
Swiss federal prosecutors say they have “concrete indications” pointing to alleged political espionage by people linked to the Turkish community in Switzerland.
11 hours ago Pakistan: More bloggers charged, cleric’s rally blocked
Three more bloggers were accused of blasphemy Friday in an Islamabad anti-terrorism court, while elsewhere in the city hundreds of security forces prevented a radical cleric from holding a protest to condemn another five bloggers, who were earlier charged with insulting Islam — an offense punishable by death in this Islamic country.
11 hours ago 'We shouldn't have to keep saying sorry': After the London attack, Muslims react with fear and anger
Some muslims in London say they are caught between their desire to help the victims of terrorist attacks and feeling as if they have to apologize for them.