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Afghan officials: Taliban take at least 100 people hostage                    Police in Barcelona shoot knife attacker                    Multiple quakes rock Indonesia's Lombok island, five dead                    Shots fired at gate of US Embassy in Turkey, but no one hurt                    Muslims begin annual haj pilgrimage amid heavy rains                    

Afghan officials: Taliban take at least 100 people hostage

The Taliban ambushed a convoy of busses Monday on a road in northern Afghanistan and took more than 100 people hostage, including women and children

Police in Barcelona shoot knife attacker

Police in Barcelona say they have shot a man who attacked officers with a knife at a police station in the Spanish city

Multiple quakes rock Indonesia's Lombok island, five dead

Multiple quakes rock Indonesia's Lombok island, five dead

Multiple earthquakes -- including a powerful and shallow 6.9-magnitude tremor -- have rocked the Indonesian holiday island of Lombok

Shots fired at gate of US Embassy in Turkey, but no one hurt

Shots fired at gate of US Embassy in Turkey, but no one hurt

Shots were fired at a security booth outside the US Embassy in Turkey’s capital early Monday, but US officials said no one was hurt

Muslims begin annual haj pilgrimage amid heavy rains

Muslims begin annual haj pilgrimage amid heavy rains

As more than 2 million pilgrims from around the world braved stormy weather in Saudi Arabia on Sunday to begin the annual haj ritual

Deadly attack on Nigeria village

Deadly attack on Nigeria village

Suspected Islamist militants have stormed a village in north-east Nigeria, killing several people

Magnitude 8.2 quake strikes in the Pacific, no damage reported

Magnitude 8.2 quake strikes in the Pacific, no damage reported

A massive quake of magnitude 8.2 struck in the Pacific Ocean close to Fiji and Tonga on Sunday

US special counsel recommends prison for Papadopoulos

US special counsel recommends prison for Papadopoulos

US Special Counsel Robert Mueller recommended in a court filing on Friday that a judge sentence former Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos to up to six months