* Middle East: Some progress was made this week yet plenty of obstacles still remain to be tackled in future discussions between the leaders of Israel and Palestine.
* Portugal: Six men including a former TV presenter were sentenced after being convicted of child sex abuse at an orphanage.
* New Zealand: No major damages have been reported in a magnitude 7.0 earthquake that shook New Zealand.
* Pakistan: At least 53 people were killed when a bomb exploded at a political rally in southwestern Pakistan.
Image – CNN (“Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, left, and Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas make a public display before Hillary Clinton.”)
Online Sources- CNN, BBC News, Voice of America, Christian Science Monitor