US to probe Afghan hospital airstrike

President Barack Obama has pledged a full investigation into an apparent US air strike on an Afghan hospital that killed 19 people.

Palestinian kills two in Jerusalem attack

A Palestinian said to be an Islamist militant killed two Israeli men and injured a woman and a toddler in a knife and gun attack in Jerusalem Saturday, in a fresh escalation of violence.

Guatemala landslide death toll climbs

At least 69 people were killed when massive mudslides buried scores of homes on the outskirts of Guatemala's capital city, officials said Saturday, as the death toll continued to climb.

Vatican slams priest for coming out

The Vatican on Saturday condemned the coming out of a Polish priest on the eve of a major synod as a "very serious and irresponsible," act which meant he would be stripped of his responsibilities in the Church's hierarchy.