Ivan Duque, the young conservative protege of a powerful former president, has been elected Colombia's next leader after promising to roll back a fragile peace accord that has divided the South American nation.
The Israeli military says it bombed Hamas targets in a response to "arson and explosive kites and balloons" launched from Gaza that have devastated farmland and nature reserves in southern Israel in recent weeks.
A Cambodian prince who was a candidate in upcoming general elections was transferred early Monday to a hospital in neighboring Thailand after being injured in a road crash that killed his wife, said a a fellow politician and a Cambodian news agency.
Jewish artifacts, including ancient parchment torahs from one of the world's oldest synagogues, have disappeared from the Syrian capital amid the tumult of civil war, with some precious items reportedly surfacing abroad.
Colombia's President-elect Ivan Duque is appealing for unity after winning a runoff election over a leftist firebrand whose ascent shook the country's political establishment and laid bare deep divisions over the nation's peace process.
Hundreds of thousands of people across Puerto Rico are struggling to breathe as asthma cases in the U.S. territory spike in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, raising concerns about deteriorating health conditions.
Former hurricane and tropical storm Carlotta has weakened into a tropical depression that is expected to stay just off Mexico's Pacific coast Monday, though its heavy rains continue to pose a threat of flash flooding and mudslides on shore.