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At least 13 people were killed and another 100 were injured on Thursday when a driver deliberately slammed a van into crowds on Barcelona's most popular street Las Ramblas in one of the deadliest te
KABUL (Reuters) - Navigating a chaotic maze of cars and people, the convoy of British army armored vehicles weaves slowly through Kabul. The job of about a dozen soldiers is to protect just two intern
Spanish police said that they had shot dead "four suspected terrorists" and left another injured early Friday in Cambrils, a city south of Barcelona where a van mowed into pedestrians on Th
A sense of menace becomes part of daily urban life if anything — even something as ubiquitous as a van — can be a weapon.
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A Utah man accused of killing his wife on a cruise to Alaska has been indicted on a murder count. Kenneth Manzanares was indicted Wednesday by a federal grand jury in the deat
Rebuilding Mosul and restoring trust among its residents is a monumental task, says Yalda Hakim.
The van attack that mowed down pedestrians on Barcelona's most famous street on Thursday killing at least 13 people was the latest fatal assault on a European city.
A selection of the best photos from across Africa and of Africans this week.
Why the idea that Muslims and Hindus cannot share a nation shapes modern Pakistan.
Police in Barcelona say a white van slammed into crowds in the popular Las Ramblas tourist district.              
Spanish police kill four attackers in Cambrils after an earlier car attack in Barcelona left 13 dead.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The University of Arizona has hired noted academic and social critic hero to the political left Noam Chomsky as a new faculty member in its linguistics department. Chomsky is j
A van mowed through crowds of tourists on Barcelona’s most famous avenue Thursday, killing at least 13 people and wounding 100 in an attack that was claimed by Daesh (ISIS).
The destroyer was damaged in a collision off Japan in June, in which seven sailors were killed.
BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Venezuela will hunt down and jail leaders of violent protests that have rocked the country since April, its new top prosecutor said on Thursday, a day before a hate crimes law
With the Islamic State leaving behind thickets of booby traps and improvised explosive devices, the Pentagon seeks to help clear its own remnants of war.
Turkey strongly condemned the terrorist attack in central Barcelona that left at least 13 people dead and dozens of others injured Thursday
SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) - El Salvador lawmakers on Thursday unanimously voted to abolish a controversial, 23-year-old law that allowed men to marry underage girls they had impregnated, a practice that
Spanish police kill several people in Cambrils, near Barcelona, to stop what they say was a second attempted attack.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Arkansas has a new supply of a controversial lethal injection drug months after the state put four men to death over an eight-day period, officials said ...
The captain of a U.S. navy warship that lost seven sailors in a collision with a commercial container ship in June will be relieved of command and ne
A van plowed into crowds of pedestrians on Barcelona’s historic Las Ramblas street on Thursday, killing at least 13 people and leaving scores of bloodied survivors sprawled on the sidewalk in wh
The agreement to open the market potentially worth $10 million a year came after US Vice President Mike Pence met this week with Argentina's president Mauricio Macri.
With its long history and shifting borders, and a bloody century marked by two World Wars, fights over public statues are nothing new in Europe.
At least 18 nationalities among Barcelona attack victims
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut fire chief has been placed on paid leave after an investigation faulted him for racial insensitivity and concluded minority firefighters have a reason to per
The Tennessee county started offering time off inmate sentences in exchange for birth control
Confederate monuments aren’t just located in parks and cemeteries in the states of the Old South. Most of the 11 Southern states that seceded prior to and during the Civil War have rebel monume
The rights group’s defense of a planned rally in Virginia, before the violence, has parallels to its seminal role in a proposed neo-Nazi gathering in Skokie, Illinois, in 1977.
The lights of the Eiffel Tower will be turned off starting on Thursday as a gesture of solidarity with Spain
An internal inquiry absolves the United Nations, suggests that the investigators did not take security measures and fails to identify the killers.
BARCELONA (Reuters) - A manhunt was underway for the driver of a van that mowed through crowds of tourists on Barcelona's most famous avenue on Thursday, killing at least 13 people in an attack that w
NEW YORK (AP) — A Guatemalan immigrant with no authorization to live in the U.S. is entering a church in Manhattan with her three children to seek refuge from immigration authorities. Amanda Morale
Because the convicted man is in prison and penniless, the International Criminal Court asked the court’s Trust Fund for Victims to pay the reparations.
People who saw a van plough into crowds in Barcelona share their stories with BBC News.
People who saw a van plough into crowds in Barcelona share their stories with BBC News.
A Navy report that cited sailors' courage also led to destroyer's skipper getting fired for loss of "situational awareness" before fatal June crash.           &nbs
A U.S. drone crashed in southern Turkey for unknown reasons
CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts (Reuters) - A grandson of Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore’s late founding father and ruler for more than three decades, said he left the city state in July after friends expressed c
DAMASCUS (Reuters) - Syria has more than six months' worth of strategic wheat reserves, Internal Trade and Consumer Protection Minister Abdullah al-Gharbi said on Thursday.
He referred to a hoax story about the execution of Muslim militants, shortly after an attack in Spain.
He referred to a hoax story about the execution of Muslim militants, shortly after an attack in Spain.
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — The final home of the president of the Confederacy is being offered as a new home for Confederate monuments. Beauvoir, a beachside estate on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, was Jef
The ship, the destroyer Fitzgerald, collided with a cargo freighter in the middle of the night, killing seven sailors.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Two major charities are canceling fundraisers at Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort as the president faces a backlash from his comments about violence in Charlottes
Since medieval times, the people of Galicia have ritually rounded up the horses that roam wild in the green forests and hills of northwestern Spain. But like many traditions, the roundup is colliding
Daesh (ISIS) claims responsibility for Barcelona attack: AMAQ agency
Now Sharon and Billy Hahs are preparing for one in their own backyard.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The captain of a Navy warship that lost seven sailors in a collision with a commercial container ship in June will be relieved of command and nearly a dozen others face punishment
DETROIT (AP) — Michigan State University has denied a request to rent space to a group headed by white nationalist Richard Spencer. The university said in a statement Thursday that the decision was
A huge explosion at a house 120 miles south of Barcelona on Wednesday night is now being linked by police to the terrorist attack a day later
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
Eyewitness Aamer Anwar describes the moment a van hit crowds in Barcelona's Ramblas tourist area.
BAGHDAD (AP) — The wires protruding from the small, misshapen stuffed animal revealed the deadly booby-trap tucked inside. For the people of Mosul, the sophisticated bomb was a reminder of how diff
Ms. Suleiman, who fled to France, defied gender and sectarian stereotypes to protest the regime’s repression and propaganda about the civil war.
WASHINGTON (AP) — White House adviser Steve Bannon isn’t alone in pondering America’s possibly generation-defining question about China’s emerging superpower status — but his ca
WASHINGTON (AP) — Steve Bannon isn’t alone in pondering a possibly generation-defining question for America: China’s emerging superpower status. But his call for an “economic war&
The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack near Plaza de Cataluña and Las Ramblas in the Spanish city.
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