Democratic National Committee head Debbie Wasserman Schultz
has resigned amid a furor over leaked emails, throwing the
party into disarray on the eve of the convention to nominate
Hillary Clinton in the race for the White House.
The 18-year-old German-Iranian gunman who killed nine people
in Munich on Friday began planning the attack a year ago
after visiting the German city of Winnenden where another
teenager killed 15 people in 2009, Bavarian officials say.
President Tayyip Erdogan tightened his grip on Turkey,
ordering the closure of thousands of private schools,
charities and other institutions in his first decree since
imposing a state of emergency after the failed military coup.
Twin explosions tore through a
demonstration by members of Afghanistan's mainly Shi'ite
Hazara minority in Kabul, killing at least 80 people and
wounding more than 230 in a suicide attack claimed by Islamic