Guatemala’s attorney general and the UN-backed International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG) moved on Friday to lift President Jimmy Morales’ immunity so he can be investigated for alleged illicit campaign financing.
Tens of thousands of protesters rallied against the ruling Social Democrat (PSD) government on Friday in cities across Romania and the capital Bucharest where riot police fired tear gas into the crowd and hundreds needed medical attention.
Afghan officials said security forces were in control of the eastern city of Ghazni on Saturday, more than a day after Taliban terrorists launched a major onslaught on the provincial capital and as reinforcements continued a clearance operation targeting the terrorists.
Dozens of children, many younger than 15, were killed in a Saudi-led coalition airstrike that hit a school bus in northern Yemen on Thursday, drawing condemnations from the United Nations and international agencies.
Hundreds of firefighters were building barriers and constructing containment lines early on Friday to slow an approaching wildfire threatening to torch thousands of homes in a lakeside community southeast of Los Angeles.
Heavily armed Taliban terrorists attacked the strategic central Afghan city of Ghazni on Friday, burning police checkpoints and seizing control of parts of the center before being driven back, officials said.
Iranian Deputy Chief of Staff of the President for Political Affairs Majid Takht-Ravanchi said he doesn’t see “any reason” for talks between the Iranian and American presidents at the next United Nations General Assembly.