World 13 Killed, More Than 50 Injured in Barcelona Terror Attack 2017-08-17T15:11:09.000000000-04:00 A terrorist plowed a van into pedestrians in the heart of Spain’s second-largest city on Thursday, killing at least 13 people and injuring more than 50 others, Catalonia’s interior minister said. Saudi Arabia Calls Up Private Planes to Fly Qatari Pilgrims to Mecca 2017-08-17T12:58:43.000000000-04:00 Saudi Arabia’s king has ordered private planes to ferry in Qatari pilgrims for the hajj to Mecca this month, as Riyadh tries to contain diplomatic fallout in the Muslim world from its decision to cut ties with Doha. South Korea Leader: U.S. to Seek Approval Before Action Against North 2017-08-17T12:29:29.000000000-04:00 South Korea’s leader said President Donald Trump agreed to discuss options, including a U.S. military strike, with him before taking any action to rein in North Korea’s nuclear and missile programs. India's Debt Crisis Explained in Six Charts 2017-08-17T12:21:00.000000000-04:00 India is taking a series of aggressive steps to reduce the mountain of bad debts weighing down its banks and threatening to derail the world’s fastest-growing large economy. A look at the crisis in six charts. Despite Growth, Many in Europe Still Lack Steady Jobs 2017-08-17T11:42:47.000000000-04:00 In many corners of Europe, the recession cost millions their jobs and, since then, many have remained unemployed with little hope of finding new ones, despite an economic turnaround. Suspected Islamic State Suicide Bomber in Gaza Kills Hamas Security Guard 2017-08-17T11:19:07.000000000-04:00 A suspected Islamic State extremist killed a Palestinian security guard in a suicide attack near a crossing between the Gaza Strip and Egypt, the first bombing by jihadists against Hamas, at a time of shifting allegiances in the Middle East. Ahead of the Winter Olympics, North Korea Looms as a Problem 2017-08-17T10:09:28.000000000-04:00 There is hope that the Pyeongchang Games will promote harmony between South and North Korea but recent events are causing concern. Hong Kong Protest Leader Joshua Wong Sentenced to Six Months in Jail 2017-08-17T09:56:35.000000000-04:00 An icon of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement was effectively disqualified from running for political office for five years after being jailed over protests in 2014 that drew world-wide attention. Venezuela Police Raid Former Attorney General's Home 2017-08-17T09:12:15.000000000-04:00 Former Attorney General Luisa Ortega, on the run since being fired for denouncing the government’s slide into authoritarianism, said the intelligence police raided her Caracas residence in retaliation. Top U.S. General Breaks Bread With PLA on North Korea's Doorstep 2017-08-17T06:39:49.000000000-04:00 The Pentagon’s top general on Wednesday said he discussed with his Chinese counterparts ways to coordinate with China’s military to avoid dangerous miscalculations should war break out with North Korea.