Boston Marathon bombing survivor Adrianne Haslet can check mountaineering off her bucket list. The professional ballroom dancer lost a leg in the 2013 finish line attacks has scaled Ecuador's third-highest mountain.
Weekly 48-hour humanitarian pauses are urgently needed in Syria's Aleppo city where fighting has left over a quarter of a million people trapped and in desperate need of aid, the UN humanitarian chief said Monday.
Turkish authorities issued warrants on Monday for the detention of 42 journalists and took 31 academics into custody, official media reported, as the government pressed ahead with a crackdown against people allegedly linked to a U.S.-based Muslim cleric following a failed coup.
A suicide bomber rammed his explosives-laden car into a checkpoint outside a Shiite town north of Baghdad on Monday, killing at least 14 people, Iraqi officials said, while a string of bombings in the Iraqi capital killed nine more people.