Lebanese Hezbollah militants attacked a Syrian rebel-held town alongside Syrian troops and Israel threatened more attacks on Syria to rein the militia in, highlighting the risks of a wider regional conflict if planned peace talks fail.
Gunmen killed a senior female politician from a reformist
party in Pakistan, the latest violent incident in a bloody
election campaign and one that set off a war of words between
two major opposition parties.
A car driven by an elderly man who may have lost
consciousness ploughed through a small-town parade of hiking
enthusiasts in southwestern Virginia, injuring dozens of
people, nine seriously enough to be sent to hospitals,