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  • Venezuelan soldiers stand guard at a checkpoint in Paraguachon, Zulia state, Venezuela, in the border with Colombia on September 9, 2015. (Juan Barreto/AFP/Getty Images)

    New Venezuelan Border Closure Strands Cars, Workers

    PARAGUACHON, Colombia—Venezuela’s sudden decision to close another major border crossing with Colombia has left workers, vacationers, and members of a nomadic indigenous community stranded, and... Read more

  • Dutch journalist Frederike Geerdink (C) answers journalists' questions as she leaves Diyarbakir courthouse on April 8, 2015, in Diyarbakir. (Ilyas Akengin/AFP/Getty Images)

    Journalists Targeted in Turkey as Government Clashes With Rebel Group

    British journalists Jake Hanrahan and Philip Pendlebury had a fearful stint of jail time in a Turkish jail cell earlier this month. The two men,... Read more

  • File photo of condos under construction in Toronto. (Epoch TImes)

    Multi-Unit Projects Drive Up August Housing Starts in Canada

    OTTAWA—Canadian housing construction heated up in August, driven by a 19.5 percent increase in urban multi-unit projects, primarily in Ontario. Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp... Read more

  • Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, then Princess Elizabeth, centre, waves as she stands  on the balcony of Buckingham Palace, London, with her grandparents King George V and Queen Mary, in this May 6, 1935  photo. (AP Photo)

    Queen Elizabeth II Surpasses Queen Victoria’s Long Reign

    LONDON— It was a day for the history books. But it was not in her majesty’s temperament to make much of a fuss. On Wednesday,... Read more

  • The Bank of Canada kept rates unchanged on Sept. 9 as the economy evolves according to July’s projections. Its governor, Stephen Poloz, speaks at a news conference in Ottawa on July 15 after the release of the monetary policy report. (The Canadian Press/Adrian Wyld)

    Bank of Canada Sees Economy Evolving as Projected in July, Keeps Rates Unchanged

    OTTAWA—It’s a bit of déjà vu all over again for the Bank of Canada. Back in late May, the central bank felt the economy was... Read more

  • A pro-Russian separatist checks the Ukrainian army position with binoculars at a checkpoint  in the northern outskirts of city of Donetsk, on July 22, 2014. (Bulent Kilic/AFP/Getty Images)

    Russia Says ‘No Secret’ It Has Military Specialists in Syria

    MOSCOW—Russia’s Foreign Ministry spokeswoman has accused the West of creating “strange hysteria” over Russian activities in Syria, saying that Moscow has been openly supplying weapons... Read more

  • In this Tuesday,  Aug. 4, 2015 file photo, family members of Shafqat Hussain, who was convicted and hanged for killing a boy, wait to receive his body outside the central jail in Karachi, Pakistan. (AP Photo/Fareed Khan)

    Pakistan Among World’s Top Executioners After Terror Attack

    ISLAMABAD—For years, Pakistan did not put prisoners to death. Then a Taliban attack butchered 150 people, most of them children, and the country resumed carrying... Read more

  • A man hold a placard reading "Help Europe" as Syrian and Afgan refugees attend a protest rally to demand to travel to Germany, outside the Keleti (East) railway station in Budapest, on Sept. 2, 2015. (Ferenc Isza/AFP/Getty Images)

    EU Seeks Agreement for Countries to Share 160,000 Refugees

    BRUSSELS—European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Wednesday called on EU countries to agree by next week to share 160,000 refugees, warning that Greece, Italy and... Read more

  • Prime Minister Stephen Harper plays the piano with a band at his official residence in Ottawa on April 22, 2011. John Ibbitson’s biography of the PM was released this week. (The Canadian Press/Fred Chartrand)

    Biography Explores Stephen Harper, the Politician and the Man

    Whether you admire Stephen Harper or not, John Ibbitson’s biography of our current prime minister is a fascinating read. Clearly, a lot of research went... Read more

  • An Indian milkman carries milk containers as he boards a train at a railway station in Amritsar on February 26, 2015. (NARINDER NANU/AFP/Getty Images)

    Saving India’s Dairy Farmers With Thermal Milk Coolers

    In rural India, more than 400 million people live in areas where power grids are unreliable and few can count on electricity access around the... Read more

  • Refugees are smuggled through fields and forests in an attempt to evade the Hungarian police close to the Serbian border on September 8, 2015 in Roszke, Hungary. (Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

    East–West Divide Threatens Timely EU Refugee Response

    BRUSSELS—The tens of thousands of refugees rushing razor-wire borders or cramming into Germany-bound buses and trains have laid bare the weaknesses in the European Union’s... Read more

  • FILE - In this Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015 file photo, an Afghanistan's National Army soldier stands guard in his vehicle in Camp Khogyani in Nangarhar province, east of Kabul, Afghanistan. Homegrown militants loyal to the Islamic State group are making inroads into Afghanistan, controlling territory in some parts of the country and ruling with the harsh hand the group is notorious for in Iraq and Syria, according to officials, military leaders and analysts. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini, File)

    ISIS Loyalists Eye a Presence in Afghanistan

    KABUL, Afghanistan—Homegrown extremists loyal to the ISIS are making inroads into Afghanistan, controlling territory in some parts of the country and ruling with the harsh... Read more

  • Members of security forces stand outside the main courthouse in Istanbul, Turkey, Tuesday, March 31, 2015. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

    Journalists Face Threat of Terror Charges for Reporting

    BERLIN—The detention of three Vice News journalists in Turkey last month came with all-too-familiar charges of terror-related crimes. Similar allegations were leveled against three Al-Jazeera... Read more

  • Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Barack Obama at a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

    US-Israel Spat Over Iran Deal May Sideline Palestinians

    JERUSALEM—In recent months, many in the Middle East had assumed — some in hope, others with concern — that once the Iranian nuclear issue was... Read more

  • Hungarian police officers stop a group of migrants near a temporary holding center for asylum seekers in Roszke, southern Hungary, Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015. Hungarian police stood by as thousands of migrants hopped cross-border trains Sunday into Austria, taking advantage of Hungary's surprise decision to stop screening international train travelers for travel visas, a get-tough measure that the country had launched only days before to block their path to asylum in Western Europe. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)

    Migrants Keep Entering Hungary as Work on Fence Speeds Up

    ROSZKE, Hungary—Hungarian authorities on Tuesday began busing weary migrants and refugees to a nearby registration center, defusing some tensions at Hungary’s southern border with Serbia. But the... Read more

  • A masked Turkish police officer secures a road leading to the U. S. Consulate building in Istanbul, Monday, Aug. 10, 2015. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

    12 Policemen Killed in Bomb Attack in Turkey

    ANKARA, Turkey—A roadside bomb killed 12 policemen in eastern Turkey after Turkish jets carried out airstrikes against Kurdish rebels and their camps in northern Iraq,... Read more

  • Greece's former prime minister and leader of the  radical left Syriza party Alexis Tsipras  delivers a pre-election speech in western Athens on September 3, 2015, ahead of upcoming snap parliamentary elections on September 20. (STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images)

    Greek Former PM Tsipras Seeks Absolute Majority in Election

    ATHENS, Greece—Greece’s former prime minister said Monday he was seeking an absolute majority for his radical left Syriza Party in upcoming early elections, but indicated... Read more

  • Migrants are stopped by police after the group broke out from a collection point near Roszke village at the Hungarian-Serbian border on September 7, 2015.  (CSABA SEGESVARI/AFP/Getty Images)

    Migrants Break Through Hungary Police Lines Near Serb Border

    ROSZKE, Hungary— Several hundred Arabs, Asians and Africans tired of waiting for buses broke through Hungarian police lines near the Serbian border Monday and marched... Read more

  • Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas chair a session of the Palestinian cabinet in the West Bank city of Ramallah on  July 28, 2013. (AP Photo/ Xinhua, Issam Rimawi)

    PLO Delays Internal Leadership Elections at Last Minute

    RAMALLAH, West Bank—The Palestine Liberation Organization on Monday postponed its internal leadership elections, two PLO officials said, in a move that reflected growing internal disarray... Read more

  • Supporters of television comedian and presidential candidate for the National Front of Convergence party Jimmy Morales, cheer upon listening to the preliminary results of the general elections at their party headquarters in Guatemala City, Sunday, Sept. 6, 2015. (AP Photo/Luis Soto)

    Guatemala’s Presidential Election Appears Headed to Runoff

    GUATEMALA CITY—A former television comic was heading for a runoff with either a wealthy businessman or a former first lady in voting for Guatemala’s next... Read more

  • Rescue workers and soldiers ride on an ambulance after a mudslide in the mountain town of Regent, Sierra Leone on Aug. 14, 2017. (REUTERS/Ernest Henry)

    270 bodies recovered, 600 missing in Sierra Leone mudslide

    FREETOWN—Rescue workers have recovered 270 bodies so far from a mudslide in the outskirts of Sierra Leone’s capital Freetown, the mayor said on Tuesday, as rescue operations... Read more

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    Hundreds Killed in Sierra Leone Mudslide

    Hundreds of people are believed to have been killed when a mudslide struck the outskirts ofSierra Leone’s capital Freetown on Monday, Vice President Victor Foh said... Read more

  • Police are seen on a street following an attack by gunmen on a restaurant in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, in this still frame taken from video on Aug. 13, 2017. (REUTERS/Reuters TV)

    Suspected ISIS Terrorists Kill 18 in Attack on Burkina Faso Restaurant

    OUAGADOUGOU–Suspected radical Islamic terrorists killed at least 18 people and wounded several during a raid on a restaurant in Burkina Faso’s capital overnight, but security... Read more

  • Philanthropist and co-founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates (R) and his wife Melinda listen to the speech by French President Francois Hollande, prior to being awarded Commanders of the Legion of Honor at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France on April 21, 2017. (REUTERS/Kamil Zihnioglu)

    Gates Foundation to Spend Over $300 Million in Tanzania in 2017

    Bill Gates has told Reuters his foundation plans to spend more than $300 million in Tanzania this year on public health and poverty reduction programs... Read more

  • Egyptians look at the crash of two trains that collided near the Khorshid station in Egypt's coastal city of Alexandria, Egypt August 11, 2017. (Reuters/Osama Nageb)

    Egyptian Train Crews Held Following Fatal Crash: State News Agency

    CAIRO—An Egyptian prosecutor has ordered the detention of the train drivers and their assistants involved in the fatal collision in Alexandria on Friday, state news... Read more

  • Police patrol through the streets of Mathare, in Nairobi, Kenya, August 13, 2017.  (Reuters/Thomas Mukoya)

    Pressure Grows on Kenyan Opposition to Concede Election Defeat

    NAIROBI—Kenya was largely quiet on Sunday following violence in the aftermath of elections, as opposition leader Raila Odinga came under growing international pressure to concede... Read more

  • A policemen gestures during clashes with protesters, supporting opposition leader Raila Odinga, in Mathare, in Nairobi, Kenya August 12, 2017. (Reuters/Thomas Mukoya)

    Eleven Dead in Kenya as Post-Election Riots Flare

    NAIROBI/KISUMU, Kenya—Kenyan police killed at least 11 people in a crackdown on protests as anger at the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta erupted in the... Read more

  • A still image taken from a video uploaded by CHANNELS TV on August 6, 2017, shows policemen clearing the way for security vehicle to drive in, outside St. Philips Catholic Church in Anambra, Nigeria. (CHANNELS TV via Reuters TV)

    Nigeria Church Shooting Kills 11

    ABUJA—Gunmen killed 11 people and wounded 18 others in a church in southeastern Nigeria on Sunday in an attack arising from a feud between members... Read more

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    Suicide Bomber Kills Seven in Northern Cameroon

    DOUALA—A suicide bomber has killed at least seven people in a small town in northern Cameroon near the Nigeria border, a local official and a... Read more

  • A pair of donkeys. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

    Smugglers Try to Use Donkeys to Drag Mercedes-Benz Across Border

    Police found four donkeys trying to drag a Mercedes-Benz across a border into Zimbabwe. The car smugglers had apparently abandoned the attempt after the donkeys... Read more

  • Bomber Kills 14 in Northeast Nigeria, Kidnapped Oil Team Appear in Video

    MAIDUGURI, Nigeria—A suicide bomber killed 14 people in northeast Nigeria, the state emergency agency said on Saturday, in an attack that bore the hallmarks of... Read more

  • A view shows the home of Kenya's Deputy President William Ruto in Sugoi village near Eldoret, Kenya, in this photo taken August 4, 2010. (Reuters/Thomas Mukoya)

    Gunman, Police Officer Killed in Attack on Kenya Deputy President’s Home

    ELDORET, Kenya—A gunman and a police officer were killed in an attack on the home of Kenya’s deputy president in the western town of Eldoret,... Read more

  • African Union Troops Ambushed in Somalia, Al Shabaab Says 39 Dead

    MOGADISHU—Somalia’s al Shabaab insurgents and troops from the African Union peacekeeping mission clashed on Sunday, a senior military officer said, while the group said it... Read more

  • Vehicles burn at the scene of an explosion in Mogadishu, Somalia, July 30, 2017. (Reuters/Feisal Omar)

    Car Bomb in Somali Capital Mogadishu Kills Six, 20 Wounded: Police Officer

    MOGADISHU—A car bomb explosion in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Sunday killed six and wounded 20 others and the death toll was likely to rise,... Read more

  • A car drives towards a Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) sector 5 sign in Maiduguri, Nigeria August 30, 2016. (Reuters/Afolabi Sotunde)

    Suspected Boko Haram Terrorists Issue Video of Three Kidnapped Oil Survey Team Members

    BAUCHI, Nigeria—Suspected Boko Haram members released a video on Saturday that shows three kidnapped members of an oil exploration team in northeastern Nigeria, one of... Read more

  • Police officers stand guard as defendants accused of involvement in the 2015 assassination of Egypt's top prosecutor attend a hearing in a cage in a courtroom, on the outskirts of Cairo, Egypt, June 17, 2017. (Reuters/Amr Abdallah Dalsh)

    Egypt Court Sentences 28 to Death Over 2015 Prosecutor Killing

    CAIRO—A Cairo criminal court on Saturday sentenced to death 28 people over the 2015 killing of Egypt’s top prosecutor and handed 15 others jail sentences... Read more

  • A vulture waits for this child to die of hunger in Africa.

    South Sudan Pulled From Famine, but Not Hunger-Free Yet

    South Sudan is no longer in a state in famine, at least according to its official definition. The U.N. emergency relief coordinator said that the... Read more

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    Campers Get a Visit From One of Tanzania’s Rapidly Disappearing Elephants

    Some campers in Tanzania’s Ngorongoro Crater, a part of Ngorongoro Conservation Area in northern Tanzania, got a close up of some of the country’s biggest... Read more

  • A mutinous soldier holds a RPG rocket launcher inside a military camp in the Ivory Coast's central second city Bouake, on May 15, 2017.
Gunshots rang out early on May 15 in the Ivory Coast cities of Abidjan and Bouake amid a four-day-old mutiny by ex-rebel soldiers demanding government bonuses, AFP journalists and witnesses said.
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    Renegade Ivory Coast Soldiers Reject Government Deal to End Mutiny

    BOUAKE—Renegade soldiers in Ivory Coast on Monday rejected a proposed deal to end their mutiny over unpaid bonuses just minutes after the defense minister announced... Read more

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    The Commando Hunting Elephant Poachers in Africa

    When Nir Kalron, a former soldier with the Israeli special forces, learned that elephants could soon be extinct in Africa, he recruited intelligence agents and... Read more

  • A young man prays at the altar in the chapel of Jesús Malverde in Culiacán, Mexico, on July 12, 2011. (ALL PHOTOS BY YURI CORTEZ/AFP/GETTY IMAGES)

    Mexican Gangs Create ‘Narco Saints’ to Moralize Crime

    Drug cartels and street gangs in Mexico are creating their own religions and altering beliefs in existing Catholic saints, in a move to create a new... Read more

  • People look at a dead bull shark on a dock.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

    Ship Full of Endangered Sharks, Lying Dead and Torn Apart, Captured by Ecuadorian Navy

    A Chinese vessel was captured with 330 tons of endangered shark carcasses off the coast of Ecuador’s Galapagos Islands on Aug. 13. After the crew... Read more

  • WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 20:  Senate Intellignece Committee members Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) (2nd L) and Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) arrive for a closed door session in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill July 20, 2017 in Washington, DC. President Donald Trump's powerful son-in-law and White House adviser Jared Kushner is scheduled to will speak to the committee Monday.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

    Powerful Venezuelan Official May Have Put a Hit on Marco Rubio

    Sen. Marco Rubio’s fierce criticism of the dictatorship in Venezuela may have led an influential politician there to put out a hit on the outspoken... Read more

  • Pastor Hyeon Soo Lim, who returned to Canada from North Korea after the DPRK released Lim on August 9, after being held for 31 months, arrives at the Light Presbyterian Church in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, August 13, 2017.    REUTERS/Mark Blinch

    Canadian Church Welcomes Pastor Home From North Korean Prison

    The congregation of one of Canada’s largest churches welcomed their former pastor home on Sunday, the day after his return from North Korea, where he... Read more

  • President Donald Trump speaks to the press at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, NJ, on Aug. 11, 2017. (JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

    As Socialists Usurp Power in Venezuela, Trump Threatens Military Option

    President Donald Trump indicated that he will not rule out military intervention as an option to address the growing instability in Venezuela. Venezuela slid toward... Read more

  • Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro speaks during his weekly broadcast "Los Domingos con Maduro" (The Sundays with Maduro) in Caracas, Venezuela August 6, 2017. (Miraflores Palace/Handout via REUTERS)

    US Sanctions Eight More Venezuelan Officials, Including Chavez Brother

    The Trump administration on Wednesday imposed sanctions on eight more Venezuelan officials, including the brother of late socialist leader Hugo Chavez, to punish them for... Read more

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    Soldiers and Activists Clash in Area of Venezuela Where Uprising Was Squashed

    Venezuelan soldiers battled activists in the streets of Valencia on Sunday (August 6), hours after authorities suppressed a small rebellion at a nearby military base... Read more

  • Venezuelan National Guard members stand guard in front of the Prosecutor's office in Caracas, Venezuela August 5, 2017.
 (Reuters/Andres Martinez Casares)

    Venezuelan Chief Prosecutor’s Office Blocked by Security Forces

    CARACAS—Venezuelan security forces took up positions outside the office of the country’s chief prosecutor on Saturday, a day after the government inaugurated a new legislative... Read more

  • A woman casts her vote at a polling station during the Constituent Assembly election in Caracas, Venezuela, July 30, 2017. (Reuters/Carlos Garcia Rawlins)

    Venezuelan Vote Data Casts Doubt on Turnout at Sunday Poll

    CARACAS—Only 3.7 million people had voted by 5.30 p.m. in Venezuela’s controversial Constitutional Assembly election on Sunday, according to internal electoral council data reviewed by... Read more

  • African migrants listen to a police officer after crossing the border from Morocco to Spain's North African enclave of Ceuta, Spain, early August 1, 2017.  (Reuters/Jesus Moron)

    Nearly 70 People Cross Border Into Spanish Enclave

    MADRID—Around 70 sub-Saharan African migrants crossed the razor-wire-topped fence separating northern Morocco from the Spanish enclave of Ceuta on Tuesday, leaving 14 people hospitalised, the... Read more

  • A still image taken from a social media video is said to show the moment in which opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez is led into a vehicle marked with "Sebin", Venezuela's intelligence agency, in Caracas, Venezuela, August 1, 2017. (Twitter/Lilian Tintori/via Reuters)

    Venezuela Seizes Opposition Leaders Lopez, Ledezma From Homes

    CARACAS—Venezuelan security officials seized two opposition leaders from their homes in overnight raids, their families said on Tuesday, in what critics of President Nicolas Maduro... Read more

  • Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (L) and National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster address sanctions on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro during the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington on July 31, 2017.  (REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst)

    US Targets Venezuelan President Maduro for Sanctions

    WASHINGTON—The U.S. government slapped sanctions on Venezuela’s socialist President Nicolás Maduro on Monday, the Trump’s administration’s toughest move so far against his government in response... Read more

  • People check electoral lists before voting during the Constituent Assembly election in Caracas, Venezuela, July 30, 2017. (Reuters/Marco Bello)

    Venezuelans Vote on All-Powerful Assembly

    CARACAS—Venezuelans on Sunday began voting for a constitutional super-body expected to hand sweeping new powers to ruling Socialist Party officials and potentially extend their unpopular... Read more

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    Six Killed in Explosion at Illegal Gold Mine in Colombia

    BOGOTA— Six people were killed after an explosion at an illegal gold mine in central Colombia, authorities said on Saturday. The explosion happened on Friday... Read more

  • A woman uses a machine to count Venezuelan bolivar notes at an office in Caracas, Venezuela March 21, 2017. (Reuters/Marco Bello)

    Venezuela Money Supply Surges 10 Percent in One Week, Fastest in 25 Years

    CARACAS—In a portend of steepening inflation in crisis-stricken Venezuela, money supply surged 10 percent in just one week earlier this month, its largest single-week rise... Read more

  • File photo: A demonstrator looks on while clashing with riot security forces during a rally against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro's government in Caracas, Venezuela, July 28, 2017. (Reuters/Carlos Garcia Rawlins)

    Phone Calls, Dismissal Threats: Venezuela Pressures State Workers to Vote

    CARACAS—State workers in Venezuela are receiving frequent phone calls, pressure from bosses and threats of dismissal to ensure they vote in favor of President Nicolas... Read more

  • A pedestrian walks through a barricade during a rally against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government in Caracas, Venezuela, July 19, 2017.  (Reuters/Carlos Garcia Rawlins)

    Venezuela Opposition to Start Two-Day Anti-Maduro Shutdown

    CARACAS—President Nicolas Maduro’s adversaries are to stage a two-day national strike from Wednesday in a final push to pressure him into abandoning a weekend election... Read more

  • An opposition supporter holds a flyer as she attends a rally against the National Constituent Assembly, outside a school where a polling center will be established for a Constitutional Assembly election next Sunday, in Caracas, Venezuela, July 24, 2017. The flyer reads "The dictatorship always lies. We live in queues. And now the Constitutional rubbish." (Reuters/Andres Martinez Casares)

    Venezuela Crisis Enters Pivotal Week, Maduro Foes Protest

    CARACAS—Venezuela’s opposition plastered election centers with slogans and rallied in honor of dead protesters on Monday in a final week-long push to force President Nicolas... Read more

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    Female Hunter and Social Media Star Found Dead From Apparent Suicide

    A female hunter who rose to fame on social media was found dead after an apparent suicide. Melanie Captain, 27, allegedly shot herself with a... Read more

  • A police and journalists are seen during the second judicial hearing of Javier Duarte, former governor of Mexican state Veracruz, outside a court on the outskirts of Mexico City, Mexico, July 22, 2017. (Reuters/Edgard Garrido)

    Mexican Former State Governor to Be Tried for Organized Crime

    MEXICO CITY—A former state governor from Mexico’s ruling party will stand trial for engaging in organized crime and handling funds of illicit origin after a... Read more

  • This picture taken by North Korean news agency KCNA (Korean Central News Agency) on March 2, 2017 and released on March 3 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (C) and his wife Ri Sol-Ju (2nd R) visiting school in Pyongyang to plant trees with its students on a tree planting day. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

    North Koreans Losing Faith in Their ‘Holy’ Leader

    The cult personalities of the ruling Kim family in Pyongyang may be fast losing their grip on the hearts of North Koreans. Despite the Communist Regime... Read more

  • Demonstrators march in protest of the jailing of student leaders Joshua Wong, Nathan Law and Alex Chow, who were imprisoned for their participation of the 2014 pro-democracy Umbrella Movement, also known as "Occupy Central" protests, in Hong Kong China August 20, 2017. (Reuters/Tyrone Siu)

    Thousands Protest in Hong Kong Over Jailing of Democracy Activists

    HONG KONG—Thousands of people took to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday to protest against the jailing of three young democracy activists, with many... Read more

  • Student leaders Lester Shum, Alex Chow, Joshua Wong and Nathan Law hold hands as they walk into the High Court to face verdict on charges relating to the 2014 pro-democracy Umbrella Movement, also known as Occupy Central protests, in Hong Kong, China on August 17, 2017. (REUTERS/Tyrone Siu)

    Hong Kong Democracy Leader Defiant as Three Jailed for Months

    A Hong Kong appeals court jailed three leaders of the Chinese-ruled city’s democracy movement for six to eight months on Thursday, dealing a blow to... Read more

  • Indonesia president Joko Widodo (C) speaks in front of parliament members ahead of Thursday's independence day in Jakarta, Indonesia, August 16, 2017.  (Reuters/Beawiharta)

    Indonesia President Pledges to Tackle Extremism, Wealth Distribution

    JAKARTA—Indonesia’s president said on Wednesday that the world’s most populous Muslim-majority country needed to pull together to meet the threat of extremism and safeguard a... Read more

  • A woman leaves a message of support and hope for the passengers of the missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 in central Kuala Lumpur March 16, 2014.  (Reuters/Damir Sagolj/File Photo)

    Australian Agency Believes It Can Locate MH370 With ‘Unprecedented Precision’

    SYDNEY/KUALA LUMPUR—Australia’s main scientific agency said on Wednesday it believed with “unprecedented precision and certainty” that a missing Malaysia Airlines aircraft crashed into the sea... Read more

  • Chicken sit in a farm near Jamasa, Egypt.  (KHALED DESOUKI/AFP/Getty Images)

    Philippine Troops to Help Cull Thousands of Fowl in Bird Flu Battle

    MANILA—The Philippines will deploy hundreds of troops to hasten a cull of about 600,000 fowl, the farm minister said on Wednesday, as part of efforts... Read more

  • An image released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency on Aug. 14 shows North Korean communist dictator Kim Jong-Un while inspecting the Command of the Strategic Force of the Korean People's Army at an undisclosed location. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

    North Korea Backs Down On Guam Missile Threat

    Kim Jong Un, the dictator of the North Korean communist regime, backed down from his threat to launch a nuclear attack on Guam. The development... Read more

  • Police arrests Democratic Party member Howard Lam (C) for "misleading police" after he claimed he had been assaulted and illegally detained by mainland Chinese agents, in Hong Kong, China, China August 15, 2017. (The Initium/Lam Chun Tung via Reuters)

    Hong Kong Democrat Arrested for ‘Misleading’ Police After Abduction Claims

    HONG KONG—Hong Kong police said on Tuesday they had arrested a prominent member of the opposition Democratic Party for “misleading police” after he claimed he... Read more

  • North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visits the Command of the Strategic Force of the Korean People's Army (KPA) in an unknown location in North Korea in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on August 15, 2017. (KCNA/via Reuters)

    North Korea Holds Off on Guam Missile Plan as China Urges ‘Brakes’ on Rhetoric

    SEOUL/WASHINGTON—North Korea’s leader has delayed a decision on firing missiles towards Guam while he waits to see what the United States does next, the North’s... Read more

  • Jatupat Boonpattararaksa, a law student and member of Dao Din, an anti-coup group, speaks during an interview with Reuters in Khon Kaen May 5, 2016. (Reuters/Amy Lefevre)

    Thai Activist Jailed for Two and a Half Years for Posting BBC Article

    BANGKOK—A Thai student activist was jailed for two and a half years on Tuesday for posting on Facebook a BBC article deemed offensive to Thailand’s... Read more

  • Nepali residents swim with a rubber ring in a flooded area in the Birgunj Parsa district, some 200km south of Kathmandu, on August 13, 2017. (MANISH PAUDEL/AFP/Getty Images)

    Death Toll in Nepal Floods, Landslides Rises to 49

    KATHMANDU—Torrential rain battered Nepal on Sunday, causing widespread flooding and landslides and raising the death toll from three days of severe weather to 49 people,... Read more

  • Tourists hold umbrellas as they visit Tiananmen Square during a rainstorm in Beijing, China August 12, 2017. (Reuters/Stringer)

    Storms Disrupt Beijing Flights, Authorities Warn of Flash Floods, Landslides

    BEIJING—Thunderstorms lashed Beijing on Saturday, disrupting hundreds of flights at one of the world’s largest airports, while authorities warned that rain and wind could cause... Read more

  • Storage tanks for contaminated water stand at Tokyo Electric Power Co's (TEPCO) Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in Okuma, Fukushima district on Feb. 23, 2017. (TOMOHIRO OHSUMI/AFP/Getty Images)

    Unexploded WWII Bomb Found at Fukushima Nuclear Plant Site: Reports

    A suspected unexploded bomb from the World War II was found at the site of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant on Thursday. The 33-inch-long,... Read more

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    Guam Governor Backs Trump’s ‘Fire and Fury’ Warning to North Korea

    The governor of Guam agreed on Wednesday, Aug. 9, with President Donald Trump’s fiery warning to North Korea during an interview with Fox News. “As... Read more

  • The intercontinental ballistic missile Hwasong-14 is seen in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang on July, 4 2017. (KCNA/via REUTERS)

    Tillerson Says Trump’s ‘Fire and Fury’ Comment Is Language NKorea’s Kim Can Understand

    President Donald Trump’s threat of “fire and fury” has made plain that the United States can and will defend itself, a fact North Korea must... Read more

  • Members of the United Nations Security Council meet at U.N. headquarters, in New York City on April 5, 2017. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

    North Korea Vows ‘Thousandsfold’ Revenge Over UN Sanctions

    North Korea threatened the United States on Monday, Aug. 7, with “thousandsfold” revenge after new sanctions unanimously passed a vote of the United Nations Security... Read more

  • A supplied image obtained from the U.S. Defence Force on August 6, 2017 shows search efforts for three U.S. Marines missing after their MV-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft crashed into the sea off Australia's northeast coast. (III MEF Marines, MC2 Sarah Villegas/Handout via Reuters)

    Australia Sends Navy Ships, Divers After Aircraft Crash, Three U.S. Marines Missing

    MELBOURNE—The Australian government said on Sunday it would deploy its armed forces to assist in recovery efforts after the U.S. Marine Corps suspended a search... Read more

  • FIle photo: Participants in a ceremony marking the start of Talisman Saber 2017, a biennial joint military exercise between the United States and Australia, board a U.S. Marines MV-22B Osprey Aircraft on the deck of the USS Bonhomme Richard amphibious assault ship off the coast of Sydney, Australia, June 29, 2017. (Reuters/Jason Reed/File Photo)

    U.S. Marines Conducting Search and Rescue After Aviation ‘Mishap’ Off Australia

    SYDNEY/SINGAPORE—The U.S. Marine Corps said on Saturday a search and rescue operation was underway for servicemembers involved in an aviation “mishap” off the east coast... Read more

  • Marketed as "not melting popsicles," the popsicles were discovered accidentally  (Screenshot via Twitter / @kanazawaice)

    Japanese Scientists Accidentally Create Popsicle That Won’t Melt

    Japanese scientists have managed to develop a popsicle that won’t melt—with the help of strawberries. The secret to the popsicle—coined as the “not melting popsicles”—is... Read more

  • Malaysia customs officers display pangolin scales seized over the weekend during a news conference at the airport in Sepang, Malaysia August 2, 2017. (Reuters/Rozanna Latiff)

    Malaysia Seizes Nearly $1 Million in Trafficked Wildlife at Airport

    KUALA LUMPUR—Malaysian authorities seized trafficked ivory tusks and pangolin scales worth nearly $1 million over the weekend, airport customs officials said on Wednesday, the latest... Read more

  • Mary Grams holding the carrot that her engagement ring was found on 13 years after she lost it. (Screenshot via CBC)

    Woman Finds Ring Growing on Carrot She Lost 13 Years Ago

    The daughter-in-law of an 84-year-old woman who lost her engagement ring 13 years ago almost fed the newly found ring to a dog. Colleen Daley... Read more

  • Peter Marshall attaches lines to his lobster traps in Hacketts Cove, N.S., in this file photo. Some fishermen in the Bay of Fundy will alter the way they lay their lines on the ocean floor this season in order to protect North Atlantic right whales from entanglement. (The Canadian Press/Andrew Vaughan)

    Accidental Deaths of Endangered Right Whales Threatens Their Survival

    PORTLAND, Maine—A high number of accidental deaths this year among the endangered North Atlantic right whale threaten the survival of the species, according to conservation... Read more

  • U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer (L) shakes hands with Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland, accompanied by Mexico's Secretary of Economy Ildefonso Guajardo Villarreal, after a news conference on Aug. 16, 2017 at the start of NAFTA renegotiations in Washington, D.C. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

    NAFTA 2.0 to Offer Greater Clarity, Opportunity for Canadian Tech

    Canada’s tech ecosystem will benefit from a long-overdue revamping of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), though some thorny and complex issues need to... Read more

  • Two women hold signs protesting the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain and Dakota Access oil pipeline projects as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau makes his way through the crowds at the University of Regina on Jan. 26, 2017. (The Canadian Press/Michael Bell)

    Government Gives OK, but Companies Must Actually Build Pipelines: Carr

    OTTAWA—Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr is defending the government’s ability to get major resource projects moving, saying the government has approved a number of proposals... Read more

  • A Metro grocery store in Montreal. Price competition and an increase in the minimum wage are forcing the grocery chain to consider alternatives like automation. (The Canadian Press/Paul Chiasson)

    Metro Looks to Automation to Offset Higher Ontario Minimum Wage

    MONTREAL—Ontario’s third-largest grocery chain will accelerate its study of automation as it looks to cut costs to offset the provincial government’s plan to raise the... Read more

  • People gather in support of asylum seekers who crossed the border irregularly during a rally outside the Olympic Stadium in Montreal on Aug. 6, 2017. (The Canadian Press/Graham Hughes)

    Border Crossings: Should Canada Suspend the Safe Third Country Agreement?

    A refugee rights organization is arguing Ottawa should suspend its designation of the United States as a safe country for asylum-seekers as the global migrant... Read more

  • Students from the Nunavut Sivuniksavut program hold signs with hopeful messages in Inuktituk and English during a celebration of life on Parliament Hill on World Suicide Prevention Day, Sept. 10, 2015. (The Canadian Press/Justin Tang)

    Public Should Demand a National Suicide Strategy From Ottawa, Says Advocate

    Lynn Keane lost her 23-year-old son to suicide in 2009. After two years of trying to understand why and reaching out to friends for support,... Read more

  • Various vegetables on display at a market in Montreal. Canada's next food guide could discourage the consumption of beef, butter, and cheese, which has lobby groups for the meat and dairy sectors up in arms. (The Canadian Press/Paul Chiasson)

    Canada’s Next Food Guide Opens up Industry Battle Over Beef and Butter

    VANCOUVER—Lobby groups for the meat and dairy sectors are up in arms over indications that Canada’s next food guide could discourage the consumption of beef,... Read more

  • High-end wine and sparkling wine on display at a liquor store in Vancouver. (The Canadian Press/Jonathan Hayward)

    NAFTA Talks: US Dispute Over Canadian Wine Sales Restrictions on the Table

    OTTAWA—U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer has an issue with getting agricultural products to Canada, and it might not be the ones you think. “It’s an... Read more

  • Sharoon Thomas, CEO of fulfil.io, makes a presentation at 500 Startups in Mountain View, California in February. He moved his company to Toronto in May after successfully applying through Canada’s startup visa program. (500 Startups)

    Canada’s Bold Move to Attract Highly Skilled Talent Paying Off

    Sharoon Thomas could have applied and begun the multi-month wait last year to secure his permanent residence through the startup visa program created by former... Read more

  • Author Anna Todd at a bookstore in Mexico City in 2015. Wattpad is venturing beyond the digital realm as the Canadian-born online storytelling service propels its writers into film, TV, and books. (The Canadian Press/AP, Dario Lopez-Mills)

    Wattpad Looks to Propel Creators to Offline Stardom

    TORONTO—The Canadian online storytelling platform Wattpad has proven to be a popular hangout for passionate readers eager to embrace the work of new writers, particularly... Read more

  • Winnipeg Remand Centre, a pre-trial detention centre pictured in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada in this handout photo obtained by Reuters May 10, 2017. (Manitoba Government/Handout via REUTERS) 



    Canada’s Jailhouse Secret: Legally Innocent Prisoners Are Dying

    TORONTO – Nearly 270 people have died in Canadian provincial jails over the past five years. Two-thirds of them were legally innocent. The high number... Read more

  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House on Feb. 13, 2017. The two leaders also held a joint press conference about NAFTA. (The Canadian Press/Sean Kilpatrick)

    NAFTA Changes Will Amount to ‘More Than a Tweak’: Trade Expert

    Mixed messages coming from south of the border means where the chips will fall in trade talks between Canada, the United States, and Mexico is... Read more

  • Restaurant Brands International says it has signed a deal with a joint venture partner to take Tim Hortons to Spain. (The Canadian Press/Doug Ives)

    As Troubles Brew in Canada, Tim Hortons Expands to Spain

    Tim Hortons plans to expand to Spain, its fourth venture abroad in recent months, as it tries to overcome lagging sales and an internal revolt... Read more

  • (L-R) Adrienne Arsenault, Rosemary Barton, Andrew Chang, and Ian Hanomansing are named the new hosts of "The National" at a news conference in Toronto on Aug.1, 2017. (The Canadian Press/Nathan Denette)

    Arsenault, Barton, Chang, and Hanomansing New Hosts of ‘The National’

    TORONTO—A revamped edition of “The National” will be more nimble, multiplatform, and “truly national” when four new but recognizable hosts who vary in age and... Read more

  • Travellers pick up their luggage at the Ottawa Airport on May 16, 2017. The federal government is introducing legislation for a passenger bill of rights that will set guidelines for how airline passengers are treated. (The Canadian Press/Justin Tang)

    Bill of Rights Would Prevent Woes Like Those Experienced by Air Transat Travellers

    TORONTO—A bill of rights for Canadian travellers would prevent problems like those experienced by Air Transat passengers forced to withstand uncomfortably warm conditions on a... Read more

  • People watch the annual St-Jean-Baptiste Day parade in Montreal on June 24, 2015. Census data from 2016 shows the percentage of Quebecers whose first official language is English increased between 2011 and 2016. (CP PHOTO/Paul Chiasson)

    Census: Anglophone Population in Quebec Rising Despite Language Laws

    MONTREAL—Quebec’s English-speaking community has grown more in the past five years than during any census period over the last four decades, says the executive vice-president... Read more

  • Finance minister Bill Morneau speaks with John Ruffolo, CEO of OMERS Ventures at the Munk School of Global Affairs in Toronto in 2016. Through supporting venture capital, the government aims to support innovative small companies in Canada.
 (The Canadian Press/Peter Power)

    Canada’s Improving Venture Capital Scene Still Playing Catch-Up

    More patience is needed with venture capital (VC) in Canada. Investments have grown steadily in the last few years; however, the rewards for investors are... Read more

  • Truth and Reconciliation Commission chair Murray Sinclair speaks during closing events for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Ottawa on June 1, 2015. (The Canadian Press/Adrian Wyld)

    Murray Sinclair to Investigate Thunder Bay Police Board

    The man who led the Truth and Reconciliation Commission that condemned Canada’s history with residential schools will now oversee a probe into a northwestern Ontario... Read more

  • An employee loads logs at Ledwidge Lumber Co. in Halifax on May 10, 2017. (The Canadian Press/Darren Calabrese)

    Gap in Softwood Lumber Dispute Appears to Be Narrowing: Tembec CEO

    MONTREAL—Concluding a Canada-U.S. softwood lumber agreement in the coming weeks remains uncertain but there is headway on the thorny trade dispute, the head of lumber... Read more

  • Rescue workers carry a child after an earthquake hit the island of Ischia, in Naples, Italy on August 22, 2017. (REUTERS/Ciro De Luca)

    Quake Kills Two on Italian Holiday Island, Young Brothers Saved

    CASAMICCIOLA, Italy – An earthquake hit the tourist-packed holiday island of Ischia on Monday night, killing two people, injuring dozens and trapping three young brothers who survived... Read more

  • Spanish Civil Guards escort one of four men accused of involvement in an Islamist cell behind a van attack in Barcelona last week, in Tres Cantos, Spain, August 21, 2017. (Reuters/Juan Medina)

    Four Suspected Barcelona Attack Plotters Appear in Court

    MADRID—Four men accused of being members of an Islamist cell behind a van attack that killed 13 people in Barcelona last week appeared in court... Read more

  • The 18-year-old Moroccan Ilyas Berrouh, covers his face during the initial remand hearing of suspects of killing two people and attempting to kill eight others with terrorist intent (with reasonable doubt) in Turku last week, at the Southwest Finland District Court in Turku, Finland, August 22, 2017. Ilyas Berrouh is not the one who commited the actual stabbing attack at the Turku Market Square. (Lehtikuva/Martti Kainulainen via Reuters)

    Lawyer: Moroccan Teenager Admits Killing Two in Finland Knife Rampage

    HELSINKI—A teenage Moroccan asylum seeker admitted on Tuesday killing two people and wounding eight in a knife attack in the Finnish city of Turku, his... Read more

  • The Submarine UC3 Nautilus is lifted onto a block truck from the salvage ship Vina with the help of a container crane in Copenhagen's Harbor, on August 12, 2017. (JENS NOERGAARD LARSEN/AFP/Getty Images)

    Man Who Sunk Homemade Submarine Admits Burying Swedish Journalist at Sea

    Danish submarine inventor Peter Madsen said that missing journalist Kim Wall died in an accident aboard his submarine, and that he then buried her at sea,... Read more

  • A watermarked CCTV frame grab provided by Spanish newspaper El Pais shows a suspect walking through La Boqueria market seconds after a van crashed into pedestrians in Barcelona, Spain, Aug. 17, 2017. (Courtesy of El Pais via REUTERS)

    Police: Suspected Driver in Barcelona Rampage Shot Dead

    The Islamic terrorist who drove a van down a pedestrian street in Barcelona on Aug. 17 that killed 13 people has reportedly been shot, according to police. Catalonia... Read more

  • Rocio Cortes Nunez, 26, who had just given birth when she died in an elevator (Facebook)

    New Mother Killed in Freak Elevator Accident in Spain: Reports

    A 26-year-old mother who had just given birth died after an elevator malfunctioned in a freak accident in a Spanish hospital. The stretcher that was... Read more

  • This combination photo shows the suspected driver of the van that crashed into pedestrians in Las Ramblas in Barcelona, Spain, on Aug. 17, in this handout released by Spanish Ministry of Interior Aug. 21, 2017. (Spanish Interior Ministry/Handout via REUTERS)

    Police: Suspected Driver in Barcelona Rampage Shot Dead

    The man who drove a van down a pedestrian street in Barcelona on Aug. 17 that killed 13 people has reportedly been shot, police report. Catalonia police tweeted... Read more

  • A watermarked CCTV frame grab provided by Spanish newspaper El Pais shows a suspect walking through La Boqueria market seconds after a van crashed into pedestrians in Barcelona, Spain on August 17, 2017. (Courtesy of El Pais via REUTERS)

    Barcelona Van Attacker Stabbed Man to Death During Escape

    BARCELONA, Spain – Spain asked the rest of Europe to join the hunt for a young man thought to have been the driver in last week’s deadly van attack... Read more

  • French police secure the area in the French port city of Marseille, France, August 21, 2017 where one person was killed and another injured after a car crashed into two bus shelters.   (REUTERS/Philippe Laurenson)

    Vehicle Ramming Kills 1 in Marseille: French Police

    MARSEILLE, France – At least one person was killed and another injured in Marseille on Monday when a van crashed into two bus shelters in... Read more

  • Four suspects of Barcelona attack

    Spanish Police Release Pictures of Barcelona Attack Suspect

    BARCELONA, Spain – Spanish police on Monday extended the search for the man who killed 13 people in Barcelona by ramming a van into crowds to all... Read more

  • Armed pro-Russian militants guard a check-point on which is placed a bust of Lenin in the village of Semenovka, near the eastern Ukrainian city of Slavyansk, on May 22, 2014. Separatist rebels killed at least nine Ukrainian soldiers in the restive east on May 22, dealing a heavy blow to the beleaguered government just three days before a crunch presidential poll. AFP PHOTO/ VIKTOR DRACHEV        (Photo credit should read VIKTOR DRACHEV/AFP/Getty Images)

    Ukraine Removes 1,320 Vladimir Lenin Statues, 1,000 Soviet Monuments: Report

    Ukraine has removed all 1,320 statues of Vladimir Lenin, the first Soviet dictator, following a government campaign to remove its Soviet-era symbols. In every village,... Read more

  • People react at an impromptu memorial where a van crashed into pedestrians at Las Ramblas in Barcelona, Spain on August 20, 2017. (REUTERS/Susana Vera)

    Barcelona Van Attack Suspect May Have Crossed Into France: Spanish Police

    BARCELONA, Spain – Spanish police hunting for a suspect after the Barcelona van attack that killed 13 people said on Sunday they could not rule... Read more

  • His family launched a Facebook campaign in a bid to track down the boy (Facebook)

    UK Boy Julian Cadman Killed in Barcelona Terror Attack: Reports

    Days after a 7-year-old boy was reported missing following a terrorist attack in Barcelona, Spain, that killed 13, his family revealed Sunday that he died... Read more

  • Armed Catalan Mossos d'Esquadra officers patrol along La Barceloneta beach in Barcelona, Spain, August 19, 2017. (Reuters/Sergio Perez)

    Spain Says Cell Behind Catalan Attacks Dismantled, Police Seek Van Driver

    RIPOLL/BARCELONA, Spain – Police were on Saturday searching for the driver of a van that plowed into a crowd in Barcelona, killing 13 people, but... Read more

  • An armed police officer stands guard at the Turku Market Square in the Finnish city of Turku where several people were stabbed on August 18, 2017.
 (RONI LEHTI/AFP/Getty Images)

    Finnish Stabbings Treated as Terror, Suspect ‘Targeted Women’

    HELSINKI/TURKU, Finland  – Finnish police said on Saturday that an 18-year-old Moroccan man arrested after knife attacks that killed two people in the city of Turku appeared... Read more

  • La Rambla boulevard, Barcelona. (JAVIER SORIANO/AFP/Getty Images)

    CIA Warned of Barcelona Attack, Locals Demand Answers Over Lack of Barricades

    The terror attack in Barcelona has sparked discussion over why the city’s security chiefs rejected proposals for barricades in crowded areas like Las Ramblas, where... Read more

  • Spain's King Felipe and Queen Letizia talk to reporters at Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau after visiting people injured after a van crashed into pedestrians at Las Ramblas in Barcelona, Spain August 19, 2017. (Reuters/Sergio Perez)

    Spanish Police Searching for Van Driver in Barcelona Attack

    BARCELONA/RIPOLL, Spain—Spanish police were on Saturday searching for the driver of a van that plowed into a crowd in Barcelona, killing 13 people, in one... Read more

  • Storm Rips Through Austrian Beer Tent, Killing Two

    ZURICH—An intense storm ripped through a beer tent in northwestern Austria, killing two people and injuring at least 40 more, Austrian media reported late on... Read more

  • Candles at Turku Market Square for the victims of Friday's stabbings are pictured in Turku, Finland August 18, 2017.  (Lehtikuva/Vesa Moilanen via Reuters)

    Finnish Police Investigating Stabbing Spree as Terror Crime

    HELSINKI/TURKU, Finland—Finnish police are investigating Friday’s knife attacks that killed two and wounded eight in the city of Turku as terrorism-related crimes, they said on... Read more

  • Julian Cadman, 7-year-old boy, missing in Barcelona.
 (Screenshot via Tony Cadman/Facebook)

    Barcelona Attack Separates Mother and Son, 7-Year-Old Now Missing

      A 7-year-old Australian boy is missing in Barcelona after being separated from his mother during Thursday’s deadly attack. His mother, Jumarie ‘Jom’ Cadman, was... Read more

  • Railway workers repair the tracks next to derailed coaches of a passenger train at the site of an accident in Khatauli, in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India August 20, 2017. (Reuters/Adnan Abidi)

    India Investigates After Fourth Big Train Accident in Past Year Kills 23

    NEW DELHI—India began investigating on Sunday a train crash in which 23 people were killed, the fourth major accident over the past year on the... Read more

  • Breaking News

    Northern Indian State Suspends Hospital Chief After Deaths of 60 Children

    NEW DELHI—India’s northern state of Uttar Pradesh has suspended the head of a hospital where at least 60 children died, while the federal health minister... Read more

  • Breaking News

    Sixty Children Die in Indian Hospital Amid Furor Over Oxygen Supplies

    MUMBAI/NEW DELHI—Sixty children have died at a hospital in India’s northern state of Uttar Pradesh this week, prompting local media to blame the fatalities on... Read more

  • Ivanka Trump, daughter of U.S. President Donald Trump, arrives at a Gala Dinner at Deutsche Bank within the framework of the W20 summit  on April 25, 2017 in Berlin, Germany. (Clemens Bilan/Getty Images)

    Ivanka Trump Will Lead US Delegation to India Entrepreneurship Summit

    White House Advisor Ivanka Trump will lead the U.S. delegation to the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in India this November, President Donald Trump, her father, announced... Read more

  • People gather to take part in a protest, organised by Maharashtra state's Maratha community, to press their demands for reserved quotas in government jobs and college places for students, in Mumbai, India, August 9, 2017. (Reuters/Shailesh Andrade)

    Thousands of Protesters Disrupt Traffic in India’s Financial Capital

    MUMBAI—More than 200,000 protesters poured into India’s financial capital on Wednesday, disrupting traffic and straining the railway network, to press their demands for reserved quotas... Read more

  • People stand on the rubble of a house after it was damaged during a gunbattle between militants and Indian security forces in Hakripora in south Kashmir's Pulwama district August 1, 2017. (Reuters/Danish Ismail)

    Indian Police Kill Terrorist Commander in Kashmir, Protests Erupt

    SRINAGAR, India—The top commander of an Islamist group was killed in Indian-ruled Kashmir on Tuesday, a police official said, triggering protests and prompting the authorities... Read more

  • People watch as excavators remove debris at the site of a collapsed building in the suburbs of Mumbai, India July 26, 2017. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade

    One Person Arrested After Mumbai Building Collapse Kills 17

    MUMBAI—Indian police on Wednesday arrested the owner of several apartments in a four-storey building that collapsed in Mumbai killing 17 people, an official said, adding... Read more

  • Breaking News

    Mumbai Building Collapse Kills at Least Four, Many Feared Trapped

    MUMBAI—A four-storey building housing a nursing home in the suburbs of the Indian city of Mumbai collapsed on Tuesday, killing at least four people with... Read more

  • A man who was injured after a bus he was travelling in skidded off a mountain road and fell into a gorge in Jammu and Kashmir’s Ramban district, is rushed to a hospital for treatment in Jammu, July 16, 2017. (Reuters/Mukesh Gupta)

    Bus Plunges Into Indian Kashmir Valley, 16 Hindu Pilgrims Killed

    SRINAGAR, India—At least 16 Hindu pilgrims were killed and 27 injured on Sunday after a bus they were traveling in skidded off a mountain road... Read more

  • (Courtesy Sulabh International Social Service Organisation via Facebook)

    Indian Town Renames Itself ‘Trump Village’

    An Indian town has renamed itself “Trump Village” in a warm gesture to the American president ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s trip to Washington. Sulabh... Read more

  • Indian Air Force (IAF) Chief and Chairman of the Indian Chiefs of Staff Committee N.A.K. Browne (L) gestures while talking with Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam Peoples Army Senior Lieutenant General Do Ba Ty (R) in New Delhi on September 24, 2013. A high-ranking military delegation, led by Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam Peoples Army Senior Lieutenant General Do Ba Ty, arrived on a official visit to India at the invitation of Air Chief Marshal N.A.K. Browne, Chairman of the Indian Chiefs of Staff Committee.The five day visit, ending on September 27, aims to further strengthen the friendly relations and cooperation between the two nations people and armies. AFP PHOTO/ Prakash SINGH        (Photo credit should read PRAKASH SINGH/AFP/Getty Images)

    Asian Power Play: India and Vietnam Strengthen Defense Ties

    NEW DELHI, India—In the forests of India’s northeastern region, the Indian Army is training Vietnamese army officers to hone their counter-insurgency fighting skills, an indication... Read more

  • The logo of the Reserve Bank of India is seen on the gate of it's headquarters in Mumbai, India, Wednesday, Nov.9, 2016. Indians awoke to confusion Wednesday after the government withdrew the highest-denomination currency notes overnight to halt money laundering in a country where many in the poor and middle-class still make day-to-day transactions in cash. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)

    Millions Scramble After India Scraps Its Largest Banknotes

    NEW DELHI—Indians awakened to confusion Wednesday as banks and ATMs remained closed after the government withdrew the highest-denomination currency notes overnight to halt money laundering... Read more

  • India's Finance Minister Arun Jaitley addresses a press conference in New Delhi, India, on Aug. 4, 2016. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

    Thousands of Indians Declare $9.5 Billion in ‘Black Money’

    NEW DELHI—Tens of thousands of Indians have declared a total of $9.5 billion in money that was either illegally obtained or not declared for tax... Read more

  • An Indian army soldier guards the army base which was attacked by suspected rebels in the town of Uri, west of Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, on Sept. 18, 2016. (AP Photo/Mukhtar Khan)

    17 Soldiers Killed in Attack at Indian Army Base in Kashmir

    SRINAGAR, India—Suspected rebels using guns and grenades sneaked into a crucial army base in Indian-controlled Kashmir early Sunday and killed at least 17 soldiers in... Read more

  • Indian policemen stand guard during a curfew in Srinagar, Indian-controlled Kashmir, on Aug. 12, 2016. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)

    Kashmiri Police Face Public Wrath Amid Anti-India Uprising

    SRINAGAR, India—Before the crack of dawn and before the protesters hit the streets to resume demands India leave Kashmir, he dressed like an ordinary man... Read more

  • Dana Manjhi and is 12-year-old daughter are seen as he lifts the body of his wife (YouTube/screenshot)

    Indian Man Carries His Wife’s Body for Miles After He Can’t Get a Car

    A grieving Indian man carried his wife’s body six miles after the hospital where she was pronounced dead couldn’t provide a way to transport her... Read more

  • FILE- In this Aug. 15, 2013 file photo, a boy flies a kite from the roof of a house as other kites seem to flock in the sky above as Indians celebrate Independence Day in New Delhi, India. Indian police say three people, including two children, have died after their throats were slashed by glass-coated kite string used in competitions to slice the strings of other kites.The deaths occurred in New Delhi on Monday, which was a holiday on account of India's Independence Day when people fly kites to celebrate. (AP Photo/Tsering Topgyal, File)

    Glass-Coated Kite String Kills 3 People in Indian Capital

    NEW DELHI—Indian police say three people, including two children, have died after their throats were slashed by glass-coated kite string used in competitions to bring... Read more

  • In this Thursday, Oct. 8, 2009, file photo, an Indian Air Force's (IAF) AN-32 transport aircraft releases chaff as it flies past the IAF Day Parade in New Delhi, India. A spokesman for India's defense ministry says the Indian air force has lost contact with a transport plane AN-32 with 29 people on board. A massive search by the air force, navy and coast guard has been launched. (AP Photo/Mustafa Quraishi, file)

    Indian Air Force Plane With 29 On Board Goes Missing Over Bay of Bengal

    NEW DELHI—The Indian air force Friday lost contact with a transport plane carrying 29 people to islands in the Bay of Bengal, the defense ministry... Read more

  • Kashmiri villagers wave Pakistani flags during the funeral procession of Burhan Wani, chief of operations of Indian Kashmir's largest rebel group Hizbul Mujahideen, in Tral, some 24 miles south of Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, on July 9, 2016. Indian troops fired on protesters in Kashmir as tens of thousands of Kashmiris defied a curfew imposed in most parts of the troubled region Saturday and participated in the funeral of the top rebel commander killed by Indian government forces, officials and locals said. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)

    16 Dead in Indian Kashmir Protests After Top Rebel Killed

    SRINAGAR, India—The death toll in Kashmir rose to 16 on Sunday as clashes between Indian troops and protesters continued despite a curfew imposed in the... Read more

  • A masked Kashmiri protester prepares to throws a brick at an Indian policeman during a protest in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, on July 9, 2016. Indian authorities imposed an indefinite curfew in most parts of Kashmir on Saturday, a day after government forces killed the top rebel commander in the disputed Himalayan region, officials said, describing it as a major success against rebels fighting Indian rule. (AP Photo/Mukhtar Khan)

    Indian Troops, Kashmir Protesters Clash as Top Rebel Killed

    SRINAGAR, India—Indian troops fired on protesters in Kashmir on Saturday, killing at least seven as tens of thousands of people defied a curfew and participated... Read more

  • Russell Jenkin (Victoria Police)

    Long-Lost Father ‘Found’ in Parking Lot More Than a Decade After He Vanished

      A man who left his Victoria, Australia, home about 11 years ago was apparently spotted in a parking lot, according to new reports. Russell... Read more

  • The damaged USS John McCain is docked next to USS America at Changi Naval Base in Singapore August 22, 2017. (Reuters/Calvin Wong)

    US Divers Search for 10 Missing Sailors in Hull of Damaged Destroyer

    SINGAPORE—U.S. Navy and Marine Corps divers searched for 10 missing sailors in sealed sections of a U.S. guided-missile destroyer on Tuesday after it collided with... Read more

  • U.S. soldiers board an Army Chinook transport helicopter in the Korengal Valley, Afghanistan, on Oct. 27, 2008. (John Moore/Getty Images)

    President Trump Says US Determined to Win War in Afghanistan

    President Donald Trump said the United States is committed to winning the war in Afghanistan and preventing the same errors that were made in the... Read more

  • The guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain is seen after a collision, off Johor, Malaysia, in this handout August 21, 2017. Royal Malaysian Navy/Handout via Reuters

    All US Navy Warships to Be Ordered a One-Day Pause

    The chief of Navy operations is expected to order a one-day pause in operations of all U.S. warships around the globe to ensure the safety and... Read more

  • (REUTERS/Jonathan Alcorn)

    ISIS Barbie Doll Terror Plot Foiled by Officials

    A Barbie doll and a meat grinder were both found filled with explosives and were going to be used by a Lebanese terrorist cell behind... Read more

  • The state flag of the U.S. flies outside the country's consulate general in St. Petersburg, Russia July 31, 2017. (REUTERS/Anton Vaganov/File Photo)

    US Scales Back Visa Services in Russia After Putin Cuts Its Staff

    MOSCOW – The United States said on Monday it was scaling back its visa services in Russia after Moscow ordered it to sharply cut its diplomatic staff in retaliation over... Read more

  • In this handout photo released by the South Korean Defense Ministry, U.S. Army Tactical Missile System (ATACMS) firing a missile into the East Sea during a South Korea-U.S. joint missile drill aimed to counter North Korea¡¯s ICBM test on July 29, 2017 in East Coast, South Korea.  (Photo by South Korean Defense Ministry via Getty Images)

    North Korea Threatens Nuclear War: Warns of ‘Merciless Strike’ Ahead of Upcoming US-South Korea Military Drills

    North Korea warned on Sunday, Aug. 20 that upcoming military exercises between the U.S and South Korea could lead to nuclear war. Joint military exercises... Read more

  • (YouTube/screenshot)

    Video Shows Clashes Between Chinese, Indian Soldiers

    A video showing clashes between Indian and Chinese soldiers six days ago in the northern Indian region of Ladakh on the border with China recently surfaced... Read more

  • Local residents take part in an evacuation drill based on the scenario of a launch of North Korean missiles towards the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam that would fly over their homes, in the town of Kotoura, Tottori prefecture, Japan in this photo taken by Kyodo August 19, 2017. (Kyodo/via Reuters)

    Nervous Japanese Hold Drill in Case North Korea Fires Missiles Over Them

    KOTOURA, Japan—Residents of a town on the Japanese coast held evacuation drills on Saturday to prepare for any launch of North Korean missiles toward the... Read more

  • A video grab taken from the Twitter account of Juha Riihimaki  on August 18, 2017 shows officials standing in a street in the Finnish city of Turku where several people were stabbed. 
"Police shot the suspected perpetrator in the legs," police wrote on Twitter. "The person has been arrested. We recommend that people avoid central Turku / AFP PHOTO / Juha Riihimaki        (Photo credit should read JUHA RIIHIMAKI/AFP/Getty Images)

    2 Dead and 8 Injured in Finland Stabbing Attack

    Two people have been killed and eight injured in a mass stabbing in Finland on Friday, according to Sky News. Police shot the suspect in... Read more

  • Members of the far-left Antifa extremist organization give a clenched fist salute on Sept. 1, 1928. The group's original intent was to bring out a communist dictatorship in Germany. (Fox Photos/Getty Images)

    The Communist Origins of the Antifa Extremist Group

    The extremist anarchist-communist group Antifa has been in the headlines because of recent violent clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia. Yet while the organization has been applauded by some... Read more

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    Police Name Suspect in Barcelona Van Attack: Reports

    At least one suspect in the killing at least 12 people in Barcelona has been identified, according to police. Driss Oukabir, who is a Moroccan citizen,... Read more

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    Australian Senator Wears Burqa in Parliament, Drawing Outrage

    A right-wing and conservative Australian senator wore a burqa in Parliament as part of a campaign to ban Islamic face coverings around the country. Pauline... Read more

  • A man watches a TV broadcasting still photographs released by North Korea's state-run television KRT of North Korea's Hwasong-14 missile, at a railway station in Seoul, South Korea. (REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji)

    With Continental US Out of Reach, North Korea Threatens Guam

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  • A Malaysia Airlines plane prepares for landing at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang, outside Kuala Lumpur on July 21, 2014. (MOHD RASFAN/AFP/Getty Images)

    New Analysis Shows ‘Man-Made’ Objects Near Suspected Malaysia Airlines Crash Site

    Australia announced on Wednesday that 12 objects that floated three years ago near the suspected crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 were likely “man-made,” according... Read more

  • A Japan Ground Self Defense Force's Type 90 tank fires during their joint exercise, named Northern Viper 17, with U.S. Marine Corps at Hokudaien exercise area in Eniwa, on the northern island of Hokkaido, Japan, August 16, 2017.   (Reuters/Toru Hanai)

    US-Japan Conduct Air Drills as North Korea Watches Next Move

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  • A member of the ISIS terrorist group carried the ISIS banner. (By VOA [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons)

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  • The test fire of a ballistic missile at an undisclosed location in North Korea in an undated photo released by North Korea’s official Korean Central News Agency on May 30.
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  • Elephants are pictured, on May 9, 2015 at Halali in Etosha park. (MARTIN BUREAU/AFP/Getty Images)

    Hunter Trampled to Death by Elephant He Was Trying to Shoot

    A man from Argentina was killed in Namibia on Saturday while trying to hunt an elephant. He was trampled to death.  The hunter, identified as 46-year-old Jose Monzalvez,... Read more

  • Mexican craft beer bottles on display in a bar in Mexico City, on July 20, 2012. (Ronaldo Schemidt/AFP/GettyImages)

    Mexico Seizes 10,000 Gallons of Illicit Alcohol From Resorts, After Mysterious Death of US Woman

    Mexican authorities seized 10,000 gallons of illicit alcohol after a recent crackdown against 31 resorts, restaurants, and nightclubs in Cancun and Playa del Carmen.  Regulators... Read more

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    Afghan President ‘Grateful’ for Trump’s Commitment to Fighting Taliban

    Afghan leader Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday (August 22) welcomed U.S. President Donald Trump’s new strategy for the war in Afghanistan, which would remove timelines for... Read more

  • Iraqi government forces supported by fighters from the Abbas Brigade, which fights under the umbrella of the Shiite popular mobilisation units, advance towards the city of Tal Afar, the main remaining stronghold of the Islamic State group, after the government announced the beginning of an operation to retake it from the jihadists on August 20, 2017.  (MOHAMMED SAWAF/AFP/Getty Images)

    Iraq Starts Offensive to Take Back Tal Afar From Islamic State

    BAGHDAD/ERBIL, Iraq – Iraqi security forces launched an offensive to take back the city of Tal Afar on Sunday, their next objective in the U.S.-backed campaign to defeat... Read more

  • Doha's Al Thumama stadium, designed by a Qatari architect in the shape of a traditional knitted "gahfiya" Arabian cap, is seen in this undated artist illustration released August 20, 2017. The Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy/Handout via REUTERS

    Qatar to Build World Cup Stadium Shaped Like Arabian Cap

    DOHA – Qatar will build a stadium shaped like an Arabian skull cap for the 2022 World Cup, organizers said on Sunday, as the Gulf... Read more

  • Lebanese army helicopters are pictured from the town of Ras Baalbek, Lebanon August 19, 2017. (Reuters/ Ali Hashisho)

    Lebanese Army, Hezbollah Announce Offensives Against ISIS on Syrian Border

    BEIRUT—The Lebanese army launched an offensive on Saturday against an ISIS enclave on the northeastern border with Syria, as the Lebanese Shi’ite group Hezbollah announced... Read more

  • A drug user prepares a syringe of drugs (ASIF HASSAN/AFP/GettyImages)

    Desperate ISIS Fighters Use Drugs to Maintain ‘Murderous Fervor’ as Food Runs Out

    ISIS is fleeing its last major stronghold—starving, emaciated, and high on drugs. As the terrorist group’s food supplies dwindle, the U.S. military believes ISIS’s resources... Read more

  • A recently discovered sarcophagus from an ancient tomb recently discovered in Egypt. (Facebook/Egypt Ministry of Antiquities)

    Egypt Uncovers Three 2,000-Year-Old Tombs

    Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities has uncovered three Ptolemaic tombs from the era just after the death of Alexander the Great over 2,000 years ago. An... Read more

  • Roadside Bomb Blast Kills Eight Soldiers in Southwest Pakistan

    QUETTA, Pakistan (Reuters) – A roadside bomb killed eight soldiers in a remote district in Pakistan’s southwestern province of Baluchistan, a government official said on... Read more

  • Breaking News

    Suicide Attacker Kills Seven Iraqi Soldiers Near City of Baiji

    TIKRIT, Iraq—Seven Iraqi soldiers were killed on Wednesday when a suicide attacker tried to infiltrate a security headquarters near the northern city of Baiji where... Read more

  • Iranian President Hassan Rouhani at a news conference near the United Nations General Assembly in the Manhattan borough of New York on Sep. 22, 2016. (REUTERS/Lucas Jackson)

    Iran Threatens Nuclear Program Could Resume in Hours to Advanced State

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has warned Iran could resume its nuclear program “within hours” should the United States impose sanctions in response to Iran’s ballistic... Read more

  • Vehicles are seen burning after a bomb blast in Quetta, Pakistan August 12, 2017. (Reuters/Naseer Ahmed)

    Bomb Kills at Least 15 in Pakistani City of Quetta

    QUETTA, Pakistan—A bomb exploded near a crowded market in the Pakistani city of Quetta on Saturday, killing at least 15 people, officials said, the latest... Read more

  • Yisrael Kristal in 1931 (left) and circa 2016 (right).

    World’s Oldest Man, Holocaust Survivor, Dies in Israel Aged 113

    JERUSALEM—Holocaust survivor Israel Kristal, who last year was recognized by Guinness World Records as the world’s oldest living man, died in Israel on Friday, aged... Read more

  • Egyptians search for survivors at the site of a crash where two trains collided near the Khorshid station in Egypt's coastal city of Alexandria, Egypt on Aug. 11, 2017. (REUTERS/Osama Nageb)

    Egypt Train Crash Kills 37, Injures More Than 100

    CAIRO—Two trains collided in Egypt‘s coastal city of Alexandria on Friday killing 37 people and injuring more than 123 others, a health ministry spokesman said. The... Read more

  • Buildings are seen on a coast line in Doha, Qatar June 5, 2017. (REUTERS/Stringer/File Photo)

    Qatar Waives Visas for 80 Nationalities Amid Gulf Boycott

    DOHA – Qatar announced on Wednesday a program to allow visa-free entry for citizens of 80 countries to encourage air transport and tourism amid a two-month boycott... Read more

  • Breaking News

    ISIS Attacks Syrian Army East of Homs: Monitors

    BEIRUT—ISIS terrorists attacked Syrian government forces and their allies in countryside east of Homs and Hama on Wednesday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. Heavy... Read more

  • Relatives inspect after an overnight suicide attack at a mosque in Herat, Afghanistan. August 2, 2017. (Reuters/Mohammad Shoib)

    Attack on Shi’ite Mosque in Afghan City Kills at Least 29

    HERAT, Afghanistan—A suicide attack on a Shi’ite mosque in the western Afghan city of Herat killed more than 29 people and wounded more than 64... Read more

  • U.S. troops assess the damage to an armoured vehicle of NATO-led military coalition after a suicide bomber's attack in Kandahar province, Afghanistan August 2, 2017. (Reuters/Ahmad Nadeem)

    Suicide Bomber Targets Nato-Led Convoy in Afghanistan, Casualties Confirmed

    KABUL—A suicide bomber attacked a convoy of international troops near the airport in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar on Wednesday, a security official said,... Read more

  • Afghan security forces leave the site of an attack on the Iraqi embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan July 31, 2017. (Reuters/Mohammad Ismail)

    Embassy Attack Fuels Fears ISIS Bringing Iraq War to Afghanistan

    KABUL—An attack on the Iraqi embassy in Kabul has reinforced fears that ISIS terrorists are seeking to bring the group’s Middle East conflict to Afghanistan, though... Read more

  • Syrian Democratic Forces are seen in Raqqa, Syria July 31, 2017. (Reuters/ Rodi Said)

    SDF Advances Against ISIS in Southern Raqqa

    BEIRUT—The U.S-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) are on the verge of seizing full control of the southern neighborhoods of Raqqa, which is currently held by... Read more

  • Police officers prepare to execute Muhammad al-Maghrabi (center in blue). (Reuters)

    Man Who Assaulted, Killed Child Is Publicly Executed in Yemen

    SANAA — A man convicted of sexually assaulting and murdering a three-year-old girl was executed in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on Monday in front of hundreds of... Read more

  • An ambulance convoy of the Lebanese Shiite Hezbollah movement carries bodies of fighters killed in week-long clashes in the Jurud Arsal border region, as part of a ceasefire deal. Lebanon's Hezbollah movement and jihadist militants began implementing a ceasefire deal for the restive Syria-Lebanon border, with an exchange of bodies of fighters killed in week-long clashes.(AFP/Getty Images)

    Thousands Poised to Leave Lebanon-Syria Border Zone in Prisoner Swap

    BEIRUT—Convoys of buses arrived on Monday to transfer thousands of Syrian militants and refugees from Lebanon’s border region into rebel territory in Syria in exchange... Read more

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