Police and local people searched on Saturday for more bodies in the rubble of a mosque in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar Province after bomb explosions in which at least 69 people were killed during Friday prayers.
Afghans look for bodies after 69 killed in mosque blasts
South Korean police detained 19 students on Friday after several climbed over the wall into the grounds of the US ambassador’s residence in Seoul in protest against the US troop presence in the country.
South Korean students climb into US envoy's residence in protest against troop presence
Chile's President Sebastian Pinera declared a state of emergency in Santiago Friday night and gave the military responsibility for security after a day of violent protests over an increase in the price of metro tickets.
Chilean leader declares state of emergency over violent protests
Libya's coast guard said it intercepted around 150 Europe-bound migrants off the country's Mediterranean coast.
Libya's Navy intercepts some 150 Europe-bound migrants
In a major blow to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, UK lawmakers voted Saturday to postpone a decision on whether to back his Brexit deal with the European Union, throwing a wrench into government plans to leave the bloc at the end of this month.
UK lawmakers vote to delay final Brexit decision again
North Macedonia’s Prime Minister Zoran Zaev called on Saturday for a snap parliamentary election after the European Union failed to give his country a date to start talks on joining the bloc.
North Macedonian PM urges snap election after EU declines to launch accession talks
Spain’s government dismissed calls on Saturday from Catalonia’s pro-independence regional chief for talks over a wave of violence sparked by the jailing of separatist leaders, as police braced for fresh protests.
Spanish government dismisses call for Catalan talks
Thousands of demonstrators poured into Lebanon’s streets on Saturday for a third day of anti-government protests, directing growing rage at a political elite they blame for driving the country to the economic brink.
Demonstrators fill Lebanon’s streets in third day of fiery protests
The global money transaction watchdog, Financial Action Task Force (FATF), said in a statement on Friday it had given Iran a final deadline of February 2020 to tighten its rules against money laundering in compliance with the regulating body’s fiscal standards.
FATF extends suspension of anti-Iran measures until February
Millions of mourners made their way on foot to the Iraqi city of Karbala on Saturday to commemorate Arbaeen, the 40th day after the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (PBUH), the third Shia Imam.
Millions mark Arbaeen in Karbala

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