Afghan Police Lt. Sayed Basam Pacha was guarding a crowd of dignitaries and civilians in Kabul, Afghanistan, when he saw a suspected suicide bomber. Pacha wrapped him up before the man detonated his suicide vest and killed 14 people.
Former President Sebastian Pinera is widely expected to win Sunday's election backed by Chileans who hope the billionaire businessman can lift the country from an economic slowdown, but he's unlikely to avoid a runoff.
Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc and two smaller parties are seeking compromises on the thorny issues of migration and climate change policies so they can proceed with formal talks on forming a new coalition government.
New aerial footage from the National Weather Service shows the scale of the damage wrought in Puerto Rico by Hurricane Maria -- the worst hurricane in a century to strike the Caribbean island. More than 80 percent of residents remain without power, and some schools only reopened on Tuesday, October 24, almost five weeks after the hurricane struck.
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Damage assessment shows aerials of Puerto Rico devastation after Hurricane Maria
On World Rhino Day 2017, some species near extinction
7.1 magnitude earthquake rocks Central Mexico
Hurricane Maria targets Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico