Migrant caravan rushes Mexican border, clashes with police

Members of a Honduran migrant caravan clashed with police on Friday after breaking through a border fence on Guatemala’s border with Mexico. The Associated Press reports that about 50 migrants managed to push past riot police assembled on the Mexican…

Migrant caravan clashes with Mexican police, waits on bridge at Guatemalan-Mexican border

Chanting and cheering migrants pushed through or climbed over a steel gate until police threw tear gas and smoke canisters and pushed the migrants back. Video showed coughing and weeping migrants collapsed on the bridge. Several police and an undetermined…

More than 50 dead in India train disaster: police

A crowd had gathered on railway tracks to watch a fireworks show when the train barrelled down the line at speed (AFP Photo/NARINDER NANU) More than 50 people were killed Friday after a speeding train ran over revellers celebrating a…

Afghanistan in shock after death of powerful police commander

KABUL/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – The assassination of a powerful police commander has left Afghanistan reeling ahead of parliamentary elections on Saturday and raised questions over talks begun recently between the Taliban and U.S. officials. A NATO helicopter lands at the Resolute…

Afghanistan in shock after death of powerful police commander

KABUL/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – The assassination of a powerful police commander has left Afghanistan reeling ahead of parliamentary elections on Saturday and raised questions over talks begun recently between the Taliban and U.S. officials. Afghan policemen stand guard at a checkpoint…

Afghanistan in shock after death of powerful police commander

KABUL/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – The assassination of a powerful police commander has left Afghanistan reeling ahead of parliamentary elections on Saturday and raised questions over talks begun recently between the Taliban and U.S. officials. FILE PHOTO: Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis…

News Wrap: Taliban kills influential Afghan police chief

Amna Nawaz: Meanwhile, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin announced he’s pulling out of an investment conference in Saudi Arabia next week. In Afghanistan, the Taliban conducted what Afghan and U.S. officials told “PBS NewsHour” was one of the most significant…

Top Afghan police chief killed, 2 Americans wounded in Kandahar attack

Two Americans also were wounded in the shooting attack at Kandahar Palace, said Col. Dave Butler, a spokesman for US Forces-Afghanistan. US Army Gen. Scott Miller, the commander of US and NATO forces in Afghanistan, was present but uninjured in…

US commander in Afghanistan survives deadly attack at governor's compound that kills top Afghan police general

KABUL — A gunman wearing an Afghan army uniform opened fire Thursday on participants in a meeting with the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, killing three top southern provincial officials and wounding at least three Americans, officials said. But Gen….

Kandahar police chief killed by Afghan guard but US general Scott Miller unhurt

Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE PESHAWAR, Pakistan — The top U.S. and NATO commander in Afghanistan, Gen. Scott Miller, escaped injury during a Taliban-claimed shooting…