Deadly ambush on Coptic Christians in southern Egypt

Gunmen attacked buses and a truck taking a group of Coptic Christians to a monastery in southern Egypt on Friday, killing 26 people and wounding 25 others, witnesses and the Health Ministry said. An Interior Ministry spokesman said the unidentified gunmen had arrived in three four-wheel-drive vehicles. Eyewitnesses said masked men stopped the two buses …

Journalists protest over murders in Mexico

Furious journalists in Mexico City have held protests following the murder of one of their colleagues and called on the government to do more to defend the profession. They gathered outside the attorney general’s office in the capital. A number of journalists have been murdered in the country this year. Alfredo Rojas is a human …

Kushner under the FBI microscope

The son-in-law and senior adviser to President Donald Trump, Jared Kushner, is under the FBI microscope as part of the probe into the Trump campaign’s Russia connections. Reports from Capitol Hill suggest that he has information relevant to the investigation. Kushner’s lawyer says he will cooperate with authorities, though he is not suspected of any …