Feminist Activist Detained in Saudi Arabia

Human rights advocates said the crackdown against women activists had become more severe as Saudi Arabia’s crown prince made a public display of giving women more freedom.

North Korea Shows Off Missiles and Musicians

In Pyongyang, North Korea showed off tanks and intercontinental ballistic missiles, but in South Korea’s Gangneung, a North Korean band was armed only with musical instruments.

U.N. Asks for One Month of Peace in Syria

“Over the last 48 hours, the scale and ferocity of attacks has increased dramatically resulting in multiple reports of civilian casualties and airstrikes," the U.N. said.