KABUL, Afghanistan | The Latest: Roadside bomb kills 11 in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan  — The Latest on Afghanistan’s parliamentary elections, which were extended into a second day after technical issues led to hours of delays at voting stations (all times local): Noon Afghan officials say a roadside bomb has killed at least 11 civilians in the eastern Nangarhar province. Attahullah Khogyani, spokesman for the provincial governor, … Continue reading KABUL, Afghanistan | The Latest: Roadside bomb kills 11 in Afghanistan

Texas News: Governor Abbott Issues Disaster Declaration For An Additional 36 Texas Counties In Response To Severe Weather, Flooding

AUSTIN, TX – Office of Texas Governor, Greg Abbott released the following information on Friday, October 19, 2018: TO ALL TO WHOM THESE PRESENTS SHALL COME: I, GREG ABBOTT, Governor of the State of Texas, issued a disaster proclamation on October 16, 2018, certifying that the severe weather and prolonged flooding event that began on … Continue reading Texas News: Governor Abbott Issues Disaster Declaration For An Additional 36 Texas Counties In Response To Severe Weather, Flooding

SYDNEY | Meghan’s tour schedule in Australia cut after hectic start

SYDNEY— The pregnant Princess Meghan has had her schedule cut back during her first royal tour, after a hectic start to her visit to Australia and the South Pacific with husband Prince Harry. The Duchess of Sussex’s first tour is an extremely busy one, with the royal couple scheduled to attend more than 70 engagements … Continue reading SYDNEY | Meghan’s tour schedule in Australia cut after hectic start

KIEV, Ukraine | Birth of a new Ukrainian church brings fears of violence

KIEV, Ukraine — The rough-looking young men brought clubs and brass knuckles to the Pechersk Monastery in Kiev , one of Orthodox Christianity’s most important pilgrimage sites, apparently seeking to disrupt worship. Police spread-eagled them against a wall decorated in faded centuries-old frescos of solemn saints, then hauled them away. On the other side of … Continue reading KIEV, Ukraine | Birth of a new Ukrainian church brings fears of violence

JERUSALEM  | Israeli official: Netanyahu delays West Bank demolition plan

JERUSALEM  — An Israeli official says Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has postponed the planned demolition of a West Bank hamlet. The official says Sunday the aim is to give a chance to negotiations and “suggestions that have arrived from various sources, including over the past days.” He spoke on condition of anonymity because he was … Continue reading JERUSALEM  | Israeli official: Netanyahu delays West Bank demolition plan

WARSAW, Poland | Local vote in Poland tests support for ruling nationalists

WARSAW, Poland  — Polish voters are casting ballots in local elections that are the first nationwide test of support for the conservative ruling party, whose policies have produced street protests and repeated clashes with European Union leaders. The election Sunday is for offices from city mayors to village councilors, and the ruling nationalistic Law and … Continue reading WARSAW, Poland | Local vote in Poland tests support for ruling nationalists