An explosion tore through a restaurant in an underground shopping mall in Santiago, Chile Monday. At least 14 people were reported injured. This attack was the 29th bomb explosion in the capital city this year.
Haitian businesswoman Carolyn Desert was crowned Miss Haiti 2014 on Sunday. Desert, a freelance writer and the owner of a Mexican restaurant in the upscale Petionville district of Port-au-Prince, was a favorite from the beginning.
Britain's finance minister suggested that Britain would consider granting Scotland new powers if voters opt to remain a part of the United Kingdom but cautions that secession would mean losing the pound.
A truce signed Friday between Ukraine and pro-Russia rebels is supposed to pave the way for a political settlement. Fighting has been reported outside Mariupol, a government-controlled port city, and near Donetsk's airport.
The Pentagon's press secretary, Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby, announced the death in a brief written statement. It took the Pentagon four days to conclusively determine that Godane had not survived Monday's airstrikes.
Chinese leader Xi Jinping's first presidential visit to Pakistan had been scheduled for mid-September. Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif tweeted Friday that the visit was postponed and blamed antigovernment protesters who have been demanding his resignation.
Al Qaeda has been increasingly overshadowed by the Islamic State group, a renegade Al Qaeda offshoot. The new Al Qaeda video says its fighters will "storm your barricades with cars packed with gunpowder" in India.