Two car bombs have killed at least four people and wounded
dozens of others in one of the bloodiest attacks this year in
Dagestan, a turbulent province in Russia's North Caucasus
region where armed groups are waging an Islamist insurgency.
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
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,