Hello! Here’s what you need to know for Monday.
1. Two gunmen were killed after they opened fire Sunday night at a contest for cartoon depictions of the Prophet Muhammad in Texas.
2. The death toll from the Nepal earthquake, which has risen above 7,000 with more than 14,000 injured, is expected to climb much higher as rescuers reach remote areas.
3. A protest against police brutality led by thousands of Ethiopian-Israelies in Tel Aviv turned violent Sunday night, resulting in dozens of injuries and arrests.
4.More than 4,00o migrants were rescued from boats near the coast of Libya this weekend as smugglers took advantage of calm seas.
5.The city of Baltimore lifted its curfew on Sunday and the National Guard began withdrawing its troops, following violent riots that broke out Monday over 25-year-old Freddie Grey’s death from an injury sustained in police custody.
6. Greece and its European creditors over the weekend made progress on reforms needed to unlock 7.2 billion euros (£5.3 billion; $US8 billion) in bailout funds.
7. Women freed by the Nigerian army last week from Boko Haram described to reporters for the first time the horror of being captivity, where many died of hunger and disease.
8. Russian President Vladimir Putin ratified an accord Saturday to set up a $US100 billion (£65.9 billion) reserve fund for the the five leading emerging economies — Russia, China, Brazil, India, and South Africa — as an alternative to the International Monetary Fund.
9. A ship carrying the toxic chemical ammonium nitrate sank off the coast of Costa Rica, prompting an emergency alert.
10. Yemeni fighters who reportedly received training in Saudi Arabia have joined the Saudi-led coalition of ground troops fighting Houthi rebels.
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