KABUL — The death toll by a U.S. airstrike at a hospital run by a medical aid group in Afghanistan’s northern Kunduz city has raised to 19 with 37 people injured, MSF said on Saturday.
At early hours of Saturday, the air raid struck the Medecins Sans Frontieres or MSF hospital in Kunduz city, capital of northern Kunduz province. (Afghanistan-Airstrike-Death Toll)
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JERUSALEM — Two Israeli men were killed, two others injured on Saturday night in a stabbing and shooting attack that took place in Jerusalem’s Old City, Israeli police said.
One of the dead men’s wife is in serious condition and their two-year-old baby was lightly wounded. (Jerusalem-Attack)
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UNITED NATIONS — The 70th session of the UN General Assembly concluded its annual high-level General Debate here on Saturday, wrapping up discussions on a wide range of issues, including climate change, peace and development.
Mogens Lykketoft, president of the 70th General Assembly, said as the world commemorated the 70th anniversary of the United Nations, it was fitting and reassuring that the leaders recall and reaffirm the spirit and principles of the Charter and confirm their faith in the central role of the UN in international cooperation. (UN-General Assembly-Debate, 2ND LD WRITETHRU)
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SAN FRANCISCO — The lone gunman at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, southwestern Oregon, took his own life after engaging with officers at the scene, a law enforcement officer said on Saturday.
The cause of Christopher Harper-Mercer’s death in the shooting rampage that killed 9 people on the campus on Thursday was determined by the Washington state medical examiner, said Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin at a news briefing. (US-Shooting-Gunman) Enditem