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  • Late afternoon sunshine falls on the financial district in East London in 2014. Some areas of East London have seen a rash of gang related acid attacks carried out by men against other men. (ANDREW COWIE/AFP/GETTY IMAGES)

    Acid Attacks on the Rise in London

    BIRMINGHAM, England—Eighteen people were burned and two blinded in one eye in a recent acid attack in a London club, with the former boyfriend of... Read more

  • Eman Ahmed, an Egyptian woman who underwent weight loss surgery, is carried on a stretcher as she leaves a hospital in Mumbai, India May 4, 2017. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade

    Egyptian Woman Leaves Indian Hospital More Than 300 kg Lighter

    An Egyptian woman widely believed to have been the world’s heaviest woman left an Indian hospital on Thursday more than 300 kg lighter for further... Read more

  • Candidates for the 2017 presidential election, Emmanuel Macron (R) and Marine Le Pen prior to the start of a live prime-time debate in the studios of French television station France 2, and French private station TF1 in La Plaine-Saint-Denis, near Paris, France on May 3, 2017. (REUTERS/Eric Feferberg/Pool)

    Macron, Le Pen Clash in Bad-Tempered French Pre-Election TV Showdown

    PARIS—National Front candidate Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron clashed over their vision of France’s future and ways of handling terrorism in an ill-tempered... Read more

  • A man walks the the street decorated with flags as North Korea prepares to mark Saturday's 105th anniversary of the birth of Kim Il-sung, North Korea's founding father and grandfather of the current ruler, in central Pyongyang, North Korea on April 12, 2017. (REUTERS/Damir Sagolj)

    North Korean Media Denounces China Over Nuclear Warnings

    North Korea’s state media published a strongly worded criticism of its Chinese ally on Wednesday, saying Chinese state media commentaries calling for tougher sanctions over... Read more

  • Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) shakes hands with his Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan during a meeting in Sochi, Russia on May 3, 2017. (REUTERS/Alexander Zemlianichenko/Pool)

    Putin: Relations With Turkey Have Fully Recovered

    SOCHI, Russia—Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that Russia’s relationship with Turkey had fully recovered after what he called a crisis caused by Ankara’s... Read more

  • A damaged U.S. military vehicle is seen at the site of a suicide bomb attack in Kabul, Afghanistan on May 3, 2017. (REUTERS/Mirwais Harooni)

    Attack on NATO Convoy Near US Embassy in Kabul Kills 8 Civilians

    KABUL— The ISIS terrorist group claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Wednesday that killed eight civilians in an attack on... Read more

  • Demonstrators hold a placard reads: 'No more Socialism' while rallying against Venezuela's socialist leader Nicolas Maduro in Caracas, Venezuela on May 1, 2017. (REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins)

    US Senators Seek Sanctions, Other Ways to Address Venezuela Crisis

    WASHINGTON—An influential group of Republican and Democratic U.S. senators will file sweeping legislation on Wednesday to address the crisis in Venezuela, including sanctioning individuals responsible... Read more

  • Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Novo-Ogaryovo state residence outside Moscow, Russia, January 15, 2016 and President Donald Trump posing for a photo in New York City on May 17, 2016. (REUTERS/Ivan Sekretarev/Pool/Lucas Jackson)

    Trump, Putin Discuss Syria for First Time Since US Air Strikes

    WASHINGTON/MOSCOW—President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday moved to ease the tension from U.S. air strikes in April against Russian ally Syria,... Read more

  • Accused drug kingpin Damaso Lopez (C), nicknamed “The Graduate”, is escorted by police officers in Mexico City, Mexico on May 2, 2017. (REUTERS/Carlos Jasso)

    Mexico Captures Protégé, Turned Enemy, of Drug Lord Chapo Guzman

    MEXICO CITY—Mexican security forces on Tuesday arrested accused drug kingpin Damaso Lopez, believed to be locked in a bloody struggle for control of the Sinaloa... Read more

  • Venezuela's socialist leader Nicolas Maduro holds a copy of the Venezuelan constitution as he speaks during a ceremony at Miraflores Palace in Caracas, Venezuela on May 1, 2017. (Miraflores Palace/Handout via REUTERS)

    Venezuela’s Maduro Reaches for Chavez’s Constitution Playbook

    CARACAS—Venezuelan socialist leader Nicolas Maduro shocked many of his countrymen on Monday by calling for a constitutional assembly in a move similar to one his... Read more

  • Marine Le Pen, French National Front (FN) candidate for 2017 presidential election, poses before an interview with Reuters in Paris, France on May 2, 2017. (REUTERS/Charles Platiau)

    Le Pen Says Best Placed to Face ‘New World’ of Trump, Putin

    PARIS—Presidential candidate Marine Le Pen said on Tuesday she was better placed than her rival, Emmanuel Macron, to defend France’s interests in what she called... Read more

  • Venezuelan National guards fire tear gas toward opposition supporters during a protest against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro's government in Caracas, Venezuela May 2, 2017. (REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins)

    Venezuela Opposition Blocks Streets to Protest Maduro’s Power Shakeup

    CARACAS—Venezuela’s opposition was blocking streets on Tuesday to decry unpopular socialist President Nicolas Maduro’s decision to create a new super-body known as a “constituent assembly,”... Read more

  • Security personnel take away a man during a May Day rally in Havana, Cuba on May 1, 2017. (REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini)

    Cuban Protester Waving US Flag Disrupts May Day Rally

    HAVANA—A protester waving a U.S. flag briefly disrupted May Day celebrations in Havana, running out in front of hundreds of thousands of Cubans set to... Read more

  • Demonstrators hold a placard reads: 'No more Socialism' while rallying against Venezuela's socialist leader Nicolas Maduro in Caracas, Venezuela on May 1, 2017. (REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins)

    Hundreds of Thousands Protest Venezuela’s Socialist Regime on May Day

    CARACAS—Security forces fired tear gas at youths throwing stones and petrol bombs on Monday as Venezuela’s opposition began a second month of protests against socialist... Read more

  • Police officers stand next to terraced housing in Harlesden Road, north London on April 28, 2017.  (RETUERS/Neil Hall)

    3 Young Women Arrested in London Under Anti-Terrorism Laws

    LONDON—Three young women were arrested under anti-terrorism laws in east London on Monday in connection with a security operation in the capital last week, police... Read more

  • Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte at the Malacanang palace in Manila. (REUTERS/Ezra Acayan)

    White House Defends Trump Invitation to Duterte

    WASHINGTON—The White House on Sunday defended President Donald Trump’s decision to invite Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to Washington, saying his cooperation was needed to counter... Read more

  • Italy's Former Prime Minister Matteo Renzi during a news conference in Brussels, Belgium on April 28, 2017. (Reuters/Eric Vidal)

    Italy’s Renzi Regains Party Leadership With Big Primary Win

    ROME—Matteo Renzi, staging a political comeback less than five months after resigning as Italy’s prime minister, easily regained the leadership of the ruling Democratic Party... Read more

  • Smoke rises from an emergency service point after an airstrike at the rebel-held village of Maar Zita in Idlib province in Syria on April 27, 2017. (REUTERS/Ammar Abdullah)

    US-Led War on ISIS Has Killed Over 350 Civilians Since 2014

    WASHINGTON—At least 352 civilians have been killed in U.S.-led strikes against ISIS targets in Iraq and Syria since the operation began in 2014, the U.S. military... Read more

  • The Nimitz-class U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson sails offshore Nagasaki prefecture, southern Japan on April 29, 2017. (Mandatory credit Kyodo/via REUTERS)

    South Korea Says US Reaffirms It Will Pay THAAD Costs, Trump Calls Asia Allies

    SEOUL—South Korea said the United States had reaffirmed it would shoulder the cost of deploying the THAAD anti-missile system, days after President Donald Trump said... Read more

  • President Donald Trump during an interview with Reuters in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington on April 27, 2017. (REUTERS/Carlos Barria)

    Trump Confers With Asia Allies on North Korea Nuclear Threat

    WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump is stepping up outreach to allies in Asia to discuss the North Korean nuclear threat and make sure all are “on the... Read more

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