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EU papers over differences after 'frank' migration talks

The leaders of 16 countries survived the "frank talk" of an emergency meeting on immigration and emerged with a veneer of common purpose Sunday as the European Union enters aRead More...

36 dead in militia attack on village in central Mali: Group

A community militia killed 32 civilians in an attack on a village in central Mali then returned shortly after Malian soldiers left and killed four more, the head of theRead More...

Nigeria: 'Deeply unfortunate killings' as 86 reported dead

Nigeria's presidency late Sunday announced a "deeply unfortunate killings across a number of communities" in central Plateau State as one report cited police as saying 86 people were dead inRead More...

First lady: kindness and compassion are important in life

Melania Trump said Sunday that kindness, compassion and positivity are important traits in life.

Erdogan proclaimed winner of Turkey's presidential election  

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was proclaimed the winner early Monday of a landmark election that ushers in a government system granting the president sweeping new powers and which criticsRead More...

Trump officials pledge to reunite families amid border chaos

Trump administration officials say the U.S. government knows the location of all children in its custody after separating them from their families at the border and is workingRead More...

EU leaders back Africa, Balkans migrant reception centers

Several European Union leaders on Sunday backed plans to screen migrants in North Africa and the Balkans to see whether they are eligible for asylum, as tensions overRead More...

Erdogan seeks to cement power in Turkey's high-stakes votes

Turkey held high-stakes presidential and parliamentary elections on Sunday that could consolidate President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's hold on power or curtail his vast political ambitions.

Kushner rips Abbas, says Mideast peace plan due 'soon'

President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser said in an interview published Sunday that the administration will soon present its Israeli-Palestinian peace plan, with or without input from Palestinian PresidentRead More...

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South Korea leader urges denuclearization steps from North

South Korea's president on Wednesday urged Pyongyang to show a plan for concrete steps toward denuclearization, raising the pressure on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during his visit to ...

IMF has large brain and ‘tiny conscience’

UN poverty expert calls for urgent change

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has a ‘tiny conscience’ and must do more to protect low-income and vulnerable individuals from bearing the brunt of austerity policies, says a report ...

Hundreds pray at Indonesia lake as search for bodies resumes

Hundreds of family members waiting in desperation at a small port on Indonesia's Lake Toba for news of missing relatives performed mass prayers Thursday as the search for more than ...

Saudi women hit the roads after driving ban is lifted

Saudi women steered their way through busy streets for the first time just minutes after the world's last remaining ban on women driving was lifted.

Taliban targets army checkpoints in Afghanistan killing 30 troops

An Afghan official says at least 30 soldiers were killed when Taliban fighters targeted two checkpoints in western Badghis province.

All 5 first ladies speak out on family separations at border

All four former first ladies have joined the current one, Melania Trump, in an unusual united political front expressing horror at children separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border.

US quits UN human rights council

The United States announced Tuesday it was leaving the United Nations' Human Rights Council, with Ambassador Nikki Haley calling it "an organization that is not worthy of its name." It ...

‘Football for Friendship’ participants from 211 countries and regions reach Mosc

The final events of the Sixth Season of the Gazprom International Children's social programme Football for Friendship have started in Moscow. 

Saudi-led coalition displays Yemeni arms allegedly from Iran  

Officials in a Saudi-led coalition battling Shiite rebels for control of a crucial port in Yemen on Tuesday displayed weapons captured on the battlefield that they say show Iran is ...

Fatal fight sets off anti-India protests, clashes in Kashmir

Police say at least two rebels, a police official and a civilian were killed during a gunbattle in disputed Kashmir, triggering anti-India protests and clashes in which several ...