Gen. Austin “Scott” Miller escaped unhurt, but U.S. military officials confirmed that three other Americans — a soldier, a contractor and another civilian — were wounded in the attack.
The Chinese yuan sank to a 21-month low against the U.S. dollar on Thursday.
M.J. Akbar resigned on Wednesday amid a flood of sexual harassment allegations.
The Himalayan nation is voting for a new government for the third time in its history.
Many voters see a chance to send younger, modern candidates to parliament.
South Korea ranks as one of developed world’s least-welcoming countries for refugees.
Officials say the program, which has swept up hundreds of thousands of Muslims, combats extremism.
The practice contributes to the smog that has turned Delhi into the most polluted major city in the world.
A junior minister in New Delhi has filed a criminal defamation complaint against a woman who publicly accused him.
Plans to establish transport links may reflect a growing desire for sanctions relief.
“Everyone is waking up and starting to plant,” one environmental activist said.
The U.S. Embassy said envoy Zalmay Khalilzad held meetings in Qatar, but would not confirm a Taliban statement that he opened a new round of dialogue on the 17-year war.
The increase was driven by a 13 percent jump in Chinese exports to the United States, according to customs office data.
The global sell-off has eased, but stocks are struggling to bounce back.
Investors are rattled by rising interest rates that could trigger a slowdown in the global economy.