Around the World in 60 Seconds: Today's top stories


Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for July 29, 2015.

Cincinnati cop charged in killing of unarmed black man

University of Cincinnati Police Officer Ray Tensing was indicted on Wednesday in the fatal shooting of Samuel DuBose during a traffic stop earlier this month, marking the latest in a series of highly publicized cases involving the deaths of unarmed African-Americans at the hands of officers. The prosecutor called Tensing's alleged actions "senseless."

[Read more from the New York Times]

Plane wreckage new clue in MH370 mystery?

The discovery of a hunk of debris – possibly a portion of a jetliner wing – on an island in the Indian Ocean has led to speculation that it may be from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which mysteriously vanished more than a year ago. [Read more from FOX News]

Taliban leader believed to have died in 2013

Afghanistan intelligence sources say Mullah Mohammad Omar, an enigmatic Taliban leader and the subject of a CIA manhunt, died two years ago. Omar is believed to have led the insurgency against the United States during its occupation of Afghanistan following the September 11 attacks. There are no details on the cause of his death.

[Read more from the Washington Post]

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