South Africa says citizens killed in Kabul blast
JOHANNESBURG (AP)—The International Affairs Ministry says several South African citizens are among victims of a suicide bomb blast in Afghanistan. Spokesman Nelson Kgwete said “the exact number is yet to be verified.”
Syrian jets hit Lebanese territory near border
BEIRUT (AP)—Missiles fired by Syrian warplanes hit Lebanese territory Monday in one of the most serious cross-border violations since Syria’s crisis began 18 months ago, security officials in Beirut and Lebanese state media said.
Hezbollah leads massive anti-US protest in Lebanon
BEIRUT (AP)—In a rare public appearance, the leader of the militant Hezbollah group exhorted hundreds of thousands of supporters Monday to keep up the campaign against an anti-Islam video that has unleashed deadly violence and anger at the United States.
Video shows Libyans trying to rescue US ambassador
CAIRO (AP)—Libyans tried to rescue Ambassador Chris Stevens, cheering “God is great” and rushing him to a hospital after they discovered him still clinging to life inside the U.S. Consulate, according to witnesses and a new video that emerged.
Mass Graves Found After Tribal Fighting in Kenya’s Tana Delta
(Reuters) Two mass graves were found in Kenya’s coastal Tana River region, police said on Tuesday, a week after at least 38 people were shot, hacked and burnt to death as two tribes fought over land and water.
Anti-Japan Protests Reignite Across China on Occupation Anniversary
(Reuters) Anti-Japan protests reignited across China on Tuesday, the emotional anniversary marking Tokyo’s occupation of its giant neighbor, escalating a maritime dispute which has forced major Japanese brandname firms to suspend business there.
Afghan Militants Say Deadly Blast Was Revenge for Film
(Reuters) Afghan militants claimed responsibility on Tuesday for a suicide bomb attack on a minivan carrying foreign workers that killed 12 people saying it was retaliation for a film mocking the Prophet Mohammad.
More Than 130 Escape From Mexican Prison on U.S. Border
(Reuters) More than 130 inmates escaped through a tunnel from a Mexican prison on the border with the United States in one of the worst jailbreaks the country’s beleaguered penal system has suffered in recent years.