Guatemala prosecutors pursue president-elect and student protesters over campus takeover

GUATEMALA CITY — Guatemalan prosecutors said Thursday they will seek to strip President-elect Bernardo Arévalo and several members of his party of their immunity for allegedly making social media posts that encouraged students to take over a public university in 2022. Cultural Heritage prosecutor Ángel Saúl Sánchez announced the move aimed at Arévalo and members … Read more

Suspect detained in an explosion that killed 3 at Jehovah’s Witness event in India

Authorities say a former Jehovah’s Witness has been detained on suspicion of setting off an explosive device that killed three people and wounded 50 others at a denomination gathering in southern India ByThe Associated Press October 30, 2023, 2:24 AM An ambulance leaves the Zamra International Convention Center after an explosive device blew up during … Read more

AP visual analysis: Rocket from Gaza appeared to go astray, likely caused deadly hospital explosion

Shortly before 7 p.m. Tuesday, a volley of rockets lit up the darkened sky over Gaza. Videos analyzed by The Associated Press show one veering off course, breaking up in the air before crashing to the ground. Seconds later, the videos show a large explosion in the same area – the site of Gaza’s al-Ahli … Read more

Israeli village near the Gaza border lies in ruin, filled with the bodies of residents and militants

KFAR AZA, Israel — On the road approaching this rural village, the bodies of militants lie scattered between the shells of burned-out cars. Walls and doors of what used to be neatly kept stucco homes are blasted wide open. As bags holding the bodies of slain residents await identification, the smell of death hangs thick … Read more

More than 70% of Nagorno-Karabakh’s population flees as separatist government says it will dissolve

YEREVAN, Armenia — More than 70% of Nagorno-Karabakh’s original population has fled to Armenia as the region’s separatist government said it will dissolve itself and the unrecognized republic inside Azerbaijan will cease to exist by year’s end after a three-decade bid for independence. By Friday morning 84,770 people had left Nagorno-Karabakh, according to Armenian officials, … Read more

A rocket launcher shell accidentally explodes at a home in southern Pakistan and 8 people are dead

Police say a shell of a rocket launcher has apparently accidentally exploded at a home in a remote village in southern Pakistan, killing eight people, including women and children ByThe Associated Press September 27, 2023, 3:25 AM KARACHI, Pakistan — A shell of a rocket launcher apparently accidentally exploded at a home in a remote … Read more

Nord Stream sabotage: What we know about explosions 1 year later

It’s been one year since underwater explosions severely damaged the Nord Stream pipelines built to carry natural gas from Russia to Europe, inflaming geopolitical tensions that were already heightened by the invasion of Ukraine. The attack on Sept. 26, 2022, which ruptured the conduit between Russia and Germany, was quickly denounced by Western officials as … Read more

Evacuation orders for areas in central Greece as a river bursts its banks and floodwaters rise

ATHENS, Greece — Extreme rainstorms eased however floodwaters have been nonetheless rising in elements of central Greece Friday, whereas fireplace division and army helicopters have been plucking individuals from villages inundated by tons of water and dirt which have left not less than six useless, six lacking and many individuals clinging to the roofs of … Read more

Huge explosion at fuel station in Russia’s Dagestan kills 27, injures greater than 100

Native officers say a large explosion at a fuel station in Russia’s southern republic of Dagestan has killed 27 folks and injured greater than 100 On this picture supplied by Russian Emergency Conditions Ministry press service, fireplace is seen subsequent to a petroleum station on a street close to Makhachkala, the capital of Dagestan, Russia, … Read more

The entire oil from a deteriorating tanker moored off Yemen has been transferred, UN says

NEW YORK — The switch of greater than 1,000,000 barrels of oil from an growing older tanker moored off the coast of war-torn Yemen has been accomplished, avoiding an environmental catastrophe, the United Nations mentioned Friday. In an announcement, Farhan Haq, the deputy spokesman for U.N. Secretary-Common Antonio Guterres, mentioned the operation had prevented “monumental … Read more