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Spanish, German and Belgian authorities have arrested five people suspected of forming an "active and dangerous" Islamic State cell and promoting Islamist militancy in the three countries, Spain's interior ministry said on Wednesday. Two were detained in Barcelona, one in Spain's North African enclave of Melilla, one in Brussels and one in Wuppertal, Germany. Spanish police worked in conjunction with German and Belgium federal law enforcers in the arrests, the ministry said.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Shimon Peres, a former Israeli president and prime minister, whose life story mirrored that of the Jewish state and who was celebrated around the world as a Nobel Prize-winning visionary who pushed his country toward peace, died early Wednesday. He was 93.
The Latest on the death of former Israeli President and Prime Minister Shimon Peres (all times local): 11:15 a.m. The Vatican says that Pope Francis will not be attending the funeral of former Israeli ...