Lebanon's crisis threatens one of its few unifiers, the army
Since the civil war, through wars with Israel, militant bombings and domestic turmoil, Lebanese have considered their military as an anchor for stability, one of the only institutions standing above the country's divisions. But the military is now threatened by Lebanon's devastating financial collapse.
Attacks target polio teams in east Afghanistan, five killed
Gunmen on Tuesday targeted an anti-polio drive in eastern Afghanistan, killing at least five members of two vaccination teams in separate attacks, officials said.