As funerals were held for victims of a truck attack Sunday in Jerusalem, Israelis remained divided over a soldier’s conviction for killing a wounded and incapacitated Palestinian terrorist.
President Tsai Ing-wen is in the region to shore up some of Taiwan’s formal diplomatic relationships as it faces rising pressure from China.
The top cleric was interred in the tomb of his confidant, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, as protesters cursed Russia and hailed Iran’s reformist heroes.
Thomas Williams, a former priest, gives an organization that sees itself as an expanding empire a foothold in the home of the Crusades.
Mr. Zhou created the Pinyin system of Romanized Chinese, which vastly increased literacy in China and eased the agonies of foreigners studying the language.
Fatima Jawara, a Gambian goalkeeper, tried to follow the path of many African migrants: the “back way” across the Mediterranean to Europe. She was lost at sea.
Jay Y. Lee, the de facto head of Samsung, is accused of ordering large donations to the family of President Park Geun-hye’s confidante and two foundations.
The police had no explanation for the pause, which did not last. The killing rate has fallen since a police crackdown began, but gang violence is still rampant.