Twitter users report gunbattles and fiery road blockades. A website lists victims' names and details of how they died. A blog posts gory photos of gruesome killings and videos of drug lords' confessions.
A senior U.S. official is blaming the Haqqani Network, run by a father and his sons, for this week's attack on the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan. If the group claims credit, it will be only the latest attack on its resume of terror. NEARLY DAY-LONG SIEGE |
Fighting that raged for hours in Kabul after a dramatic Taliban attack on the U.S. Embassy and NATO's command calmed down greatly during the evening hours, a military spokesman told CNN. PAST ATTACKS |
Indonesia began cloud-seeding operations over the island of Sumatra on Monday in an attempt to trigger rain to put out fires creating thick blankets of haze over parts of Sumatra and neighboring Singapore and Malaysia.
Residents of a small Filipino village lined up flowers. Firefighters in Sydney, Australia climbed stairs to the top of a skyscraper and shed tears. In Madrid, Spain, a crowd of several hundred gathered to plant trees and hold a moment of silence.
Thousands of Yemeni troops freed a brigade that had been under a three-month siege in the Abyan province by militants and insurgents with close ties to al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, the Interior Ministry reported Saturday.