The Taliban confirmed Thursday that Mullah Omar has died and that group has elected Mullah Akhtar Mansoor as its new leader, the BBC reported. Afghan officials said Wednesday that the Taliban’s reclusive leader died more than two years ago.
Seif al-Islam — the most prominent son of former Libyan dictator Muammar al-Qaddafi — was among nine members of the regime sentenced Tuesday in a Tripoli court.
The only daughter of Whitney Houston died Sunday at age 22 following months in a coma.
Last week, James Holmes was found guilty of the massacre of 12 people at a theater in Colorado in 2012. Just a few days after the verdict, John Russell Houser allegedly opened fire in a theater in Louisiana.
Police in Broken Arrow said they found a 2-year-old and 13-year-old alive at the home. Three children and two adults were killed.
The shooting took place in Ceylanpinar, near the Syrian border, in the same province where 32 pro-Kurdish activists were killed in a bombing on Monday. The outlawed Kurdish PKK has claimed responsibility.
A court placed restrictions on websites and social media platforms which carried images of the attack carried out on Wednesday morning. The block on Twitter was lifted after the company complied with the court’s order.
The stunt was carried out by British comedian Simon Brodkin at FIFA’s headquarters in Zurich. Update: Brodkin was arrested and is to be charged with trespassing.
Another 100 people have been hospitalized following the explosion in the city of Suruc, the Turkish Interior Ministry said.
The blast took place at Wood Flour Mill in Bosley, near Macclesfield, on Friday morning. A number of people have been hospitalised.
Fifteen-year-old Arthur Cave died in hospital after plunging from cliffs at Ovingdean Gap in Sussex, police confirmed.
Former concentration camp guard Oskar Groening, 94, was sentenced to four years in prison for aiding and abetting the Holocaust.
Der Präsident des Europarats Donald Tusk bestätigte die Übereinkunft auf Twitter. Sie kam nach einem 16-stündigen Verhandlungsmarathon. Angela Merkel sagt, Griechenland erhalte keine Schulden erlassen.
European Council President Donald Tusk confirmed the deal, which came after marathon 16-hour talks, on Twitter. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said there would be no reduction to Greece’s debt load.
German police said the man fled by car after the shooting. He was arrested a short time later. Police said they believe he shot his victims at random.
The charity handout was taking place at a factory as part of the holy month of Ramadan in Mymensingh.
The twister hit in the town of Dolo, located between Venice and Padua.
The former FIFA Executive Committee member helped U.S. authorities with their investigation into corruption in soccer’s governing body after he pleaded guilty to bribery, money laundering, and tax evasion.
At least one of the men is believed to be being held by Hamas “against his will.” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that he “holds Hamas responsible for their welfare.”
Yanis Varoufakis said that he had been made aware of a “preference” among eurozone negotiators for his “absence” from future talks in a statement on his blog. On Sunday, Greek voters overwhelmingly rejected sweeping new austerity measures, which were being pushed as a requirement before Greece receives further bailout funds. BuzzFeed News reporter Jim Waterson is in Athens.