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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan Taliban issued a written statement Sunday purportedly quoting Jalaluddin Haqqani, the leader of the notoriously brutal Haqqani insurgent group, in an effort to quell rumors of his death.
An Egyptian court is due to deliver its verdict on Sunday in the retrial of three Al-Jazeera journalists accused of supporting banned Islamists, after the judge missed a previous hearing. The case has deeply embarrassed the government of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, who has said he wishes the reporters were never put on trial. If the judge does show up on Sunday, the verdict may come out as visiting US Secretary of State John Kerry holds talks with his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shoukri.
ALPHARETTA, Ga. (AP) — Bobby Brown's sister vowed the family feud was "far from over" between their family and the late Whitney Houston's kin during the memorial service for her niece, Bobbi Kristina Brown.