1,000 protest Belarusian president seeking…

About 1,000 protesters denouncing authoritarian Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko's seeking of another term in upcoming elections have held the largest opposition demonstration of the year in the capital Minsk

Netanyahu: This Case Is 'Fabricated'

Israel's prime minister arrived in a Jerusalem court Sunday and denounced the corruption case against him—along with officials, journalists, and police he claims fabricated the evidence, the Times of Israel reports. "Elements in the police and State Attorney’s Office banded together with left-wing journalists ... to fabricate baseless cases against...

Trial Begins For Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu

The prime minister is facing several corruption charges including taking bribes and fraud. Netanyahu denies these charges.

UK leader Johnson stands by aide over 250-mile…

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he won't fire his chief aide for allegedly violating the national coronavirus lockdown rules that he helped to create

Allies Leave Johnson on Aide Who Broke Lockdown…

One day after top government leaders backed the aide to Boris Johnson who violated pandemic lockdown rules, support in Parliament lessened. Dominic Cummings has conceded that he, with his wife and son, drove to his parents' house, 260 miles from London, in April. "He has at the very least not...

Taliban, Afghanistan Agree To Rare Cease-Fire For…

The 3-day pause in fighting comes amid promises to release Taliban prisoners.

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Alligator rumored to have been Hitler's dies in…

An alligator rumored to have once belonged to Adolf Hitler has died in the Moscow Zoo

North Korea Has a New Kim Jong Un Revelation

North Korea's official newspaper is reporting that Kim Jong Un can't actually bend space and time. As the regime's Rodong Sinmun newspaper revealed this week: "In realistic terms, a person cannot suddenly disappear and reappear by folding space." A South Korean official told Yonhap News the development was "noteworthy" and...

Kim Jong-Un Discusses 'Nuclear War Deterrence…

Kim reportedly discussed bolstering the country's army to combat "threatening foreign forces."

Moroccans trapped in Spain for 2 months head home…

It’s a reverse migrant crisis: Moroccan workers trapped in Spain have been begging their own government to let them come back home

At Least 2 Somehow Survived Jet Crash

There's a lot we don't know about Friday's crash of a Pakistani passenger jet into a Karachi neighborhood, including the number of casualties. But one number was resonating in the aftermath of the tragedy: two. That would be the number of passengers so far known to have survived when the...

At Least 97 People Killed In Pakistan…

An airline spokesperson told CNN the Airbus A320 was traveling from Lahore to Karachi when it disappeared from radar.

The Latest: Japan set to end Tokyo's state of…

Experts on a special government panel have approved a plan to remove a coronavirus state of emergency from Tokyo and four other remaining prefectures, paving the way for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to declare entirely ending the measure to allow businesses to gradually resume

Khashoggi's Fiancee Rejects Sons' Decision on…

Jamal Khashoggi's former fiancee is no fan of his sons' decision to forgive the five Saudi agents convicted of the journalist's 2018 murder in Istanbul. "His ambush and heinous murder does not have a statue of limitations and no one has the right to pardon his killers," Hatice Cengiz tweeted...

China Introduces Hong Kong Security Bill At…

The legislation would strengthen "enforcement mechanisms" to prevent and stop all activity in Hong Kong aimed at overturning the Chinese government.

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Hong Kong police fire tear gas, water cannon at…

Hong Kong police have fired tear gas and a water cannon at protesters in a popular shopping district, as thousands took to the streets to march against China’s proposed tough national security legislation for the city

Trump Is Scrapping Treaty With Russia on…

The US is pulling out of another international arms control treaty after accusing the Russians of cheating. This one is called the Open Skies Treaty, and it allows participating nations to conduct unarmed surveillance flights over each other's territory, reports the AP . It was first proposed by Dwight Eisenhower in...

New Zealand Prime Minister Suggests Possibility…

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern brought up the idea as a potential way to promote domestic tourism in the country.

North Korea's Kim holds meeting on bolstering…

North Korea's state media say leader Kim Jong Un has convened a key military meeting to discuss bolstering its nuclear arsenal and putting his country’s strategic armed forces on a high alert

China Is Making a Big Move on Hong Kong

China is about to clamp down on Hong Kong with a controversial new law, a move expected to trigger more pro-democracy protests and possible retaliation from the US. Critics fear it could end or drastically curtail the unique political freedoms the city enjoys. Coverage: The law: When China's parliament convenes...

At Least 12 Killed As Cyclone Amphan Hits India…

Cyclone Amphan made landfall along India's coastline on Wednesday, killing at least a dozen people and destroying thousands of homes.

Last British governor says Hong Kong 'betrayed…

The last British governor of Hong Kong says China has betrayed the semi-autonomous territory by tightening control over the city it had promised could keep freedoms not found on the mainland

She Got a Raffle Ticket as a Gift, Now Owns a…

An Italian woman is the new owner of a century-old painting by Pablo Picasso, worth $1.1 million—but she didn't buy it. The unidentified woman won 1921's "Nature Morte"—a small oil painting depicting a glass of absinthe and a newspaper on a table—in a charity raffle held...

Puerto Rico To Hold Statehood Referendum

The U.S. territory will hold a nonbinding vote to decide whether Puerto Rico should be considered a U.S. state.

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Muslims celebrate major holiday amid curfews…

Muslims around the world have begun celebrating Eid al-Fitr, a normally festive holiday marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan

League: Soccer Team Didn't Use 'Common Sense…

A professional soccer team in South Korea has received a record fine after using sex dolls to fill stadium seats . Since the K-League resumed games in empty stadiums earlier this month, teams have been recreating the atmosphere with crowd noises and cardboard cutouts of people. FC Seoul went a different...

European Countries Ease More COVID-19 Restrictions

Hair salons are now open again in Italy and Poland. And golfers are allowed back on courses in Ireland.