Paris massacre: At least 128 killed in gunfire and blasts, French officials sayBy Steve Almasy, Pierre Meilhan and Jim Bittermann, www.cnn.com November 14
Paris (CNN) - On a night when thousands of Paris residents and tourists were reveling and fans were enjoying a soccer match between France and world champion Germany, horror struck in an unprecedented manner. Terrorists -- some with AK-47s, some reportedly with bombs strapped to them -- attacked sites throughout the French capital and at the stadium where the soccer match was underway.
• U.S. President Barack Obama spoke with French President Francois Hollande to offer condolences and assistance in the investigation, the White House said. Earlier, Obama said, "This is an attack not just on Paris, not just on the people on France, but an attack on all humanity and the universal values we share." He called the attacks an "outrageous attempt to terrorize innocent civilians."
• A total of six locations were attacked in and just outside the capital, Paris prosecutor François Molins told reporters Saturday...
Deaths, damage reported in powerful Afghanistan quake
Updated 7:43 AM ET, Mon October 26, 2015
Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN)A magnitude-7.5 earthquake struck southern Asia on Monday afternoon, the U.S. Geological Survey said. "Reports coming of damage and injuries in north eastern Afghanistan," Abdullah Abdullah, chief executive of Afghanistan, said in a tweet. "Disasters authorities to meet within the hour and respond to the needs." The USGS issued an orange alert on the quake. "Significant casualties are likely and the disaster is potentially widespread. Past events with this alert level have required a regional or national level response," the USGS said. The Reuters news agency reported at least 17 people dead in Afghanistan and 12 dead in Pakistan. Local news agencies quickly reported death tolls in the dozens. Afghan broadcaster Tolo TV showed images of collapsed structures. Paramedics treat an injured girl at a hospital in Peshawar, Pakistan, on Monday October 26.
Hajj stampede: Search for missing relatives continues
2 October 2015 Last updated at 19:02 BST
JAMARAAT -- A little over week on from the fatal stampede at the Hajj festival in Mecca, which killed at least 700 people, hundreds of bodies remain unidentified and relatives cannot bury their dead. The BBC's Aleem Maqbool was able to obtain exclusive access to the camps where the relatives are waiting. Read more...