SUBIRATS, NEAR BARCELONA, SPAIN (AUGUST 21, 2017) (REUTERS) – Spanish police on Monday (August 21) shot dead a man they suspected was the Islamist militant who drove a van into a Barcelona crowd last week, killing 13 people. Continue reading
LONDON, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM (AUGUST 21, 2017) (REUTERS) – The “Big Ben” bell in the British parliament’s famous clock tower tolled for the last time on Monday (August 21, 2017) before it ceased its regular bongs for four years while renovation work is carried out.
Researchers finally locate the wreckage of the USS Indianapolis more than seven decades after it was sunk in the Pacific by a Japanese torpedo. Ashraf Fahim reports Continue reading
Zimbabwe’s first lady Grace Mugabe returned home from South Africa early on Sunday (20 August), state media reported, pursued by demands she face prosecution over an alleged assault of a 20-year-old model in an upmarket Johannesburg hotel room. Pascale Davies reports. Continue reading
A planned far-right rally in California and expected counter-demonstation comes on the heels of massive protests in U.S. cities over the weekend in the wake of U.S. President Donald Trump’s response to the violence at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia last week. Zach Goelman reports. Continue reading
President Donald Trump has a made a decision on the United States’ strategy for Afghanistan after a “sufficiently rigorous” review process, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Sunday. Continue reading
BARCELONA, SPAIN (AUGUST 20, 2017) (REUTERS) – Spanish police hunting for a suspect on the run after the Barcelona van attack that killed 13 people said on Sunday (August 20) they could not rule out that he had slipped over the border into France.
ABUJA, NIGERIA (AUGUST 19, 2017) (REUTERS) – Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari returned to the country Saturday (August 19) after three months of medical leave in Britain where he received treatment for an unspecified ailment. Continue reading
U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump will not attend the Kennedy Center Honors in December, the White House announced on Saturday, after several honorees said they would boycott a White House reception before the show. Jonah Green reports. Continue reading
BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, UNITED STATES (AUGUST 19, 2017) (NBC) – Opposition groups began to march on the streets of Boston Saturday (August 19) ahead of a “Free Speech” rally with right-wing speakers, a week after a woman was killed at a Virginia white-supremacist protest. Continue reading