Security forces killed as Taliban militants attack checkpoints in Afghanistan

​Taliban militants killed at least 22 security forces, including a district police chief, in separate attacks on security checkpoints in two Afghan provinces, officials said on Sunday, ahead of parliamentary elections set for this week. The Taliban have ramped up attacks in strategic provinces in their battle to expel foreign forces, topple the Western-backed government… Read More Security forces killed as Taliban militants attack checkpoints in Afghanistan

Pope Francis declare slain Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero, Pope Paul VI, five others saints 

Pope Francis on Sunday made saints of two of the most contentious Roman Catholic figures of the 20th century — murdered Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero and Pope Paul VI, who reigned over one of the Church’s most turbulent eras and enshrined its opposition to contraception. In a ceremony before tens of thousands of people in… Read More Pope Francis declare slain Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero, Pope Paul VI, five others saints