A 66-year-old Spaniard died after being gored in the chest by
a bull in a village festival in the Spanish province of
Segovia, bringing the number of deaths by gorings in summer
street festivities this year to around a dozen.
Egypt will hold a long-awaited parliamentary election,
starting on October 18-19, the election commission said, the
final step in a process to bring back democracy that critics
say has been tainted by widespread repression.
Police probing Thailand's
deadliest bombing raided a second location and widened their
search for more suspects after a foreigner was arrested and
stacks of fake passports and bomb-making materials found at a
Bangkok apartment block.
Thousands of protesters waving
Lebanese flags and chanting "revolution" have taken to the
streets of Beirut for an unprecedented mobilisation against
sectarian politicians they say are incompetent and
From the Lower Ninth Ward to
the Super Dome, New Orleans has launched a day of events to
commemorate the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, paying
tribute to its victims and homage to the city's resilience in
the face of disaster.