• A Kenyan policeman wears a gas mask as he stands in from of a milk dispenser at a kiosk, during running battles between police firing tear gas and protesters throwing rocks, in the Kibera slum of Nairobi, Kenya Monday, May 23, 2016. Kenya's police shot, beat and tear gassed opposition demonstrators across the country who tried to gather to call for the electoral commission to be dissolved due to allegations of bias and corruption. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

    2 dead as Kenyan police attack electoral reform demos

    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — At least two people died Monday when Kenya’s police shot, beat and tear gassed demonstrators across the country who called for the electoral commission to be dissolved due to allegations of bias and corruption.

  • In this Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016 file photo, a lawyer waves his tie as others shout shout slogans during a 24-hour nationwide general strike in Athens. Greek lawyers have been on strike for four months against austerity measures that impose heavy taxes on self-employed professionals. Greek lawyers have been on strike for four months against austerity measures that impose heavy taxes on self-employed professionals. Prime minister Alexis Tsipras won a vote in parliament early Monday May 23, 2016, that will heap more taxes on a dwindling number of Greeks able to pay them. Whereas previous protests against austerity cuts drew violent street demonstrations featuring hooded youths throwing firebombs, this time it’s suited middle classes professionals revolting in what’s been dubbed the “necktie movement”.  (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris, File)

    Dressed to Protest: Greek anger spreads to middle class

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Alexis Tsipras doesn’t wear a tie, but a growing number of his critics do.

  • In this Tuesday, May 3, 2016 file photo, released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian citizens and firefighters gather at the scene where one of rockets hit the Dubeet hospital in the central neighborhood of Muhafaza in Aleppo, Syria. As one of the few pediatricians remaining in the Syrian city Aleppo, Dr. Mohammed Wassim Maaz was the last ray of hope for tens of thousands of children and their parents trapped in the horror and misery of the five-year civil war.  (SANA via AP, File)

    Hospitals a deadly target in Middle East conflicts

    BEIRUT (AP) — As one of the few pediatricians remaining in the Syrian city of Aleppo, Dr. Mohammed Wassim Maaz offered hope to tens of thousands of children and their parents trapped in the horror and misery of the five-year civil war. But last month, an airstrike widely believed to have been carried out by the Syrian government destroyed the al Quds hospital where he worked, killing Maaz and dozens of colleagues, patients and other civilians.