Man who crashed car outside UK Parliament charged with attempted murder

A 29-year-old man who deliberately drove a car into a crowd outside Britain’s Houses of Parliament has been charged with two counts of attempted murder, the Metropolitan Police in London said Saturday.

Salih Khater of Birmingham, a Sudanese-born UK national, …

Millions of Muslims Begin Annual Hajj Pilgrimage

MECCA, SAUDI ARABIA, More than 2 million Muslims began the annual Hajj pilgrimage Sunday in Saudi Arabia, circling the cube-shaped Kaaba from first light in Mecca that Islam’s faithful face five times each day during their prayers.

The five-day Hajj …

Refugees Living Beyond Australia’s Big Cities Face Challenges

SYDNEY, Despite a call for more migrants and refugees to be resettled beyond Australia’s big cities, new figures show finding work can be tough. Refugees from a special 2015 humanitarian intake of refugees from Syria and Iraq who moved to …

As Killings Rise, Aid Workers Confront Era of Growing Risk

DAKAR, Working in conflict zones for years does not make it any less frightening when armed militiamen storm the hospital you run, says Colette Gadenne of medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF).

This happened three times in three weeks from …