(LONDON) -- The yearlong Ebola outbreak in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo has spread to a third province, health officials said.
Two new patients, a 24-year-old woman and her 7-month-old child, tested positive for the virus in ... Read More
(HONG KONG) -- Tens of thousands of protesters defied a rainstorm and the threat of more clashes with police on Sunday in one of the biggest pro-democracy demonstrations yet in Hong Kong.
Demonstrators, whom police denied a permit to ... Read More
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(KABUL, Afghanistan) -- An explosion at a wedding hall in the city of Kabul has killed 63 people and wounded 182, according Nasrat Rahimi, spokesperson for the Afghanistan Ministry of Interior Affairs.
The blast happened at the ... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- North Korea fired two short-range projectiles into the Sea of Japan early Friday morning according to South Korea’s military, marking North Korea's sixth round of short-range missile testing in less than a month.The launch began ... Read More
(HONG KONG) -- Thousands of people stood elbow to elbow chanting "Power to the People!" on a humid night in central Hong Kong on Friday, as anti-government protests that began here in early June and led to a shutdown ... Read More
(WASHINGTON) -- The Greenland Ministry of Foreign Affairs responded to reports that President Donald Trump had talked about the possibility of buying the territory.
"Greenland is rich in valuable resources such as minerals, the purest water and ice, fish ... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- The Nepalese government proposed new requirements for climbers and guides to get permits to climb Mount Everest, following a deadly season on the world's highest mountain.
The proposed rules include requiring a climber to have reached ... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- Scorching temperatures this year broke records, including July becoming the hottest month ever recorded on Earth, scientists said Thursday.
The average global temperature in July was 1.71 degrees above the 20th century average of 60.4 degrees, ... Read More
(LONDON) -- A new campaign to raise awareness about the perils of carrying knives in chicken shops across the United Kingdom has been accused of peddling stereotypes and “bordering on racist” by lawmakers and campaigners.
The government rolled out ... Read More
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(LONDON) — The U.S. government has requested to take control of an Iranian oil tanker held in Gibraltar.
The Iranian oil tanker Grace 1 has been held in Gibraltar since it was seized by British forces in ... Read More
(WASHINGTON) -- Loujain al Hathloul, who has been imprisoned in Saudi Arabia since May 2018 for her work promoting women's rights in the kingdom, including defying the previous ban on women driving, has turned down a deal to be ... Read More
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(MOSCOW) -- A Russian jet carrying 226 passengers and seven crew members made an emergency landing in the middle of a corn field near Moscow after colliding with birds shortly after takeoff.
Ural Airlines flight 178 from ... Read More
(MOSCOW) -- The explosion of a suspected Russian nuclear-powered cruise missile last week has caused a lot of confusion and anxiety, fueled in part by Russian authorities' continuing secrecy around the accident.
Russia has provided few details known about ... Read More
(HONG KONG) -- Flights resumed at the Hong Kong International Airport on Wednesday after two days of paralyzing protests that spiraled into violence and chaos.
Although the airport was open, authorities limited access to the main terminal to employees ... Read More
(STOCKHOLM) -- Rapper A$AP Rocky was convicted of assault but will not face jail time, Swedish prosecutors announced on Wednesday.
The hip-hop star was not present when the verdict was announced. He was facing up to two years in ... Read More