A female suicide bomber blew herself up near the Ulu Camii, or Grand Mosque, a popular tourist destination in a historic district of Bursa in northwestern Turkey.
The Iranian asylum seeker set himself on fire during a visit by United Nations officials to the detention center on the Pacific island nation of Nauru.
Unlike postwar Germany or post-Communist Eastern Europe, China cannot openly face the baggage of its past, the Cultural Revolution, a psychoanalyst says.
Charting a future for thousands of young rebel fighters like Mélida is vital to the success of any deal to end 50 years of armed conflict, analysts say.
The nomination of Mr. Tohti, selected for trying to promote dialogue in the troubled Xinjiang region of China, was all but certain to anger Beijing.
The truce, now crumbling, sharply reduced hostilities in March and allowed aid groups to deliver humanitarian supplies to starving civilians.
Without new rescue funds by July, the country could default on its debts and throw the currency bloc into another period of chaos.
Ms. Rubin has spent much of her career covering Iraq, Afghanistan and the Balkans.
The two-foot-tall robot Xian’er dwells in a Buddhist temple, dispensing wisdom about religion and life.
Russia’s space agency had postponed the inaugural launch of a rocket from the Vostochny Cosmodrome in the Far East, citing technical problems.
Two years before the Paris and Brussels assaults, a special branch of the group was churning out smaller attacks that the authorities repeatedly discounted as isolated or random acts.
The dismissal of Gerhard Schindler came when his job appeared safe, despite his agency’s links to carrying out searches at the behest of the United States’ National Security Agency.