Outdated, dangerous childbirth practices persist…

Outdated medical practices related to childbirth that continue to be used despite evidence they cause harm have come under increasing scrutiny in Europe

Salvadoran woman marks 1 year in sanctuary near…

A Salvadoran woman has spent the last year inside a church in the Washington area to avoid deportation

India Passes Controversial Bill Limiting…

India's parliament passed a controversial citizenship bill that excludes Muslims.

New Zealand planning retrieval of bodies on…

New Zealand officials say they'll begin Friday to recover eight victims' bodies believed to remain on a small island since a volcanic explosion there earlier this week

Watchdog: 'I Had Some Idea' About William Barr

Michael Horowitz was calm and collected, but fired off a few zingers along the way. The Justice Department's internal watchdog appeared before senators Wednesday about his report on the FBI's Russia investigation—and made it clear that nobody was fully exonerated, the AP reports. "I think the activities we found...

FAA Predicted More Than A Dozen More Crashes But…

A newly released report predicted the 737 Max would crash 15 more times.

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Spanish king invites Socialist leader to form a government

Spain’s king has asked caretaker Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez to try and form a government, even though the Socialist leader appears short of political support

U.K. General Election 2019: Here's What To Expect

This is the U.K.'s third general election in less than five years. But this one's a pretty huge deal.

Fed leaves low rates alone and sees no moves in…

Chairman Jerome Powell has made clear that the Federal Reserve is prepared to keep its benchmark interest rate very low through at least next year and possibly longer

Niger army spokesman: Jihadist attack kills 71 soldiers

Niger's government says 71 soldiers have been killed by suspected jihadists in the deadliest attack on the West African country's force in recent memory

Myanmar Denies Genocide Allegations Before U.N…

Myanmar's civilian leader told the International Court of Justice that the genocide allegations against her country are "incomplete and misleading."

US: NKorea missile tests are 'deeply…

The United States is warning North Korea that its “deeply counterproductive” ballistic missile tests risk closing the door on prospects for negotiating peace

Flooded farmers face growing dilemma in warming…

This year’s record rainfall and devastating flooding are forcing tough decisions about the future of farming in the face of climate change

Growing Volcanic Activity Hampers White Island…

Search and recovery efforts at the site of the White Island volcano in New Zealand are being put on hold.

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Chile: Debris believed from missing plane…

 The Chilean Air Force says debris believed to be from a military transport plane carrying 38 people that vanished days earlier en route to Antarctica has been recovered

Rohingya refugees reject Aung San Suu Kyi’s…

Rohingya refugees have accused Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi of lying to the International Court of Justice when she denied that her country's armed forces committed genocide against them

Saudi Diplomat Barred From Entering U.S. Over…

Khashoggi was killed during a visit to the Saudi consulate in Istanbul back in October 2018.

Diplomats to Lebanon: Expect no aid before…

Diplomats meeting in Paris say Lebanon cannot expect to receive international aid for its battered economy until a new government undertakes serious reform

Suu Kyi: We Weren't Perfect, but No 'Genocidal…

Once touted as a human rights champion, Aung San Suu Kyi defended Myanmar against a claim of genocide on Wednesday, arguing the exodus of 700,000 Muslim Rohingya was an unfortunate consequence of a legitimate response to terrorist violence. Myanmar's security forces launched "counter-insurgency operations" following attacks by the Arakan...

Israel Faces Potential Third Election

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his opponent Benny Gantz agreed to an election if the legislature can't form a coalition by Wednesday night.

US hits Iran with new sanctions, hopes for…

The Trump administration is hitting several Iranian transport firms with sanctions as it continues its “maximum pressure campaign" against the Islamic Republic over its nuclear and ballistic missile programs. The sanctions target Iran's state shipping line and a China-based company that has been involved in delivering missile parts to Iran

8 Missing People Presumed Dead After New Zealand…

Forty-seven visitors were on White Island, a popular tourist destination, when the volcano erupted.

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Turkey's Armenian church elects new patriarch

Turkey's Armenian community has elected a new patriarch, in a vote that critics say was overshadowed by Turkish government intervention

Thunberg 'a bit surprised' to be Time Person of…

Teen activist Greta Thunberg says she was "a bit surprised" to be named Time's Person of the Year, despite becoming the figurehead of a global youth movement pressing governments for faster action on climate change

India Citizenship Bill Puts Muslims At Risk Of…

Bill proposed by India's ruling BJP party would grant citizenship to migrants from all of South Asia's religions, except Muslims.