The police force for Spain’s Catalonia region says its troopers shot dead several suspects in the town of Cambrils in what they described as a terrorist attack linked to Thursday’s Barcelona van attack that left 13 people dead and more than 100 injured.
Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by a Taliban gunman at age 15 for speaking out for the right to an education, has been accepted to the University of Oxford.
Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe was in South Africa on Thursday as his wife faced accusations of assaulting a 20-year-old model, and police said a “red alert” had been issued to prevent Grace Mugabe from leaving the country.
Forty people have been killed in a landslide in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, officials in the central African country say.
Qatari pilgrims began arriving in Saudi Arabia on Thursday, Saudi media reported, after officials in the capital, Riyadh, said the country was opening up its border and airports for those attending the annual hajj pilgrimage despite a diplomatic rift that cut travel ties.