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Nigeria's police order massive mobilization after unrest

Nigeria's police order massive mobilization after unrest

LAGOS, Nigeria — Nigeria’s top police official on Saturday ordered the immediate mobilization of all officers to “reclaim the public space from criminal elements masquerading as protesters” after days of peaceful demonstrations over police abuses and
India's festive season spawns fears of renewed virus surge

India's festive season spawns fears of renewed virus surge

NEW DELHI — Just weeks after India fully opened up from a harsh lockdown and began to modestly turn a corner by cutting new coronavirus infections by near half, a Hindu festival season is raising fears that a fresh surge could spoil the hard-won gain
Ukraine's local elections test leader and his young party

Ukraine's local elections test leader and his young party

KYIV, Ukraine — Ukrainians were voting Sunday in local elections that are considered a test for President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, a former comedian who took office last year vowing to bring peace, uproot endemic corruption and shore up a worsening econo
UN: Nuclear weapons ban treaty to enter into force

UN: Nuclear weapons ban treaty to enter into force

TANZANIA, Tanzania — The United Nations announced Saturday that 50 countries have ratified a U.N.
Attack, then pandemic: Pittsburgh Jewish congregations cope

Attack, then pandemic: Pittsburgh Jewish congregations cope

Two years ago, the three congregations sharing space at Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life synagogue relocated after an anti-Semitic gunman killed 11 worshippers.

Lee Kun-Hee, force behind Samsung’s rise, dies at 78

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — Lee Kun-Hee, the ailing Samsung Electronics chairman who transformed the small television maker into a global giant of consumer electronics, has died. He was 78.
Opposition activist leaves embassy haven to flee Venezuela

Opposition activist leaves embassy haven to flee Venezuela

MEDELLIN, Colombia — Prominent opposition activist Leopoldo López has abandoned the Spanish ambassador's residence in Caracas and left Venezuela after years of frustrated efforts to oust the nation's socialist president, his party said Saturday.
Guinean president wins a 3rd term, electoral commission says

Guinean president wins a 3rd term, electoral commission says

CONAKRY, Guinea — Guinea's electoral commission on Saturday declared that President Alpha Conde had easily won a third term with 59% of the vote, setting the stage for potential clashes with the opposition whose candidate claimed victory days ago.
Egypt's parliamentary vote likely to tighten leader's grip

Egypt's parliamentary vote likely to tighten leader's grip

CAIRO — Egyptians cast ballots Saturday in the first stage of the country's parliamentary election, a vote which is highly likely to produce a toothless lower chamber packed with supporters of President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi.
Missing Pakistani TV reporter is found after 72 hours

Missing Pakistani TV reporter is found after 72 hours

ISLAMABAD — A reporter working for Pakistan's leading Geo News television who had gone missing in the southern port city of Karachi has been found, family and colleague said Saturday.
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