Stories tagged: world
Mon., April 15, 2019, noon
The Greek government on Monday said it is in talks with European bailout lenders to repay its debts to the International Monetary Fund early as market borrowing rates have tumbled …
Mon., April 15, 2019, 11:31 a.m.
A Dutch fertility doctor who used his own sperm to father 49 children, without telling their mothers he was the donor, may have even more children.
Mon., April 15, 2019, 11:26 a.m.
The Sudanese protest movement on Monday welcomed the “positive steps” taken by the ruling military council, which held talks with opposition leaders over the weekend and released some political prisoners.
UPDATED: Tue., April 16, 2019, 12:31 a.m.
A catastrophic fire engulfed the upper reaches of Paris’ soaring Notre Dame cathedral as it was undergoing renovations Monday, threatening one of the greatest architectural treasures of the Western world …
Sun., April 14, 2019, 9:37 p.m.
Pope Francis has warned against being judgmental and too full of oneself in his Palm Sunday homily.
Sun., April 14, 2019, 9:35 p.m.
A new study shows that a drug used to help control blood sugar in people with diabetes also can help prevent or slow kidney disease.
Sun., April 14, 2019, 9:33 p.m.
NRA meeting with Australians is just one of many times its sought to influence the gun debate outside the United States.
Sun., April 14, 2019, 8:35 p.m.
The operator of the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant has begun removing fuel from a cooling pool at one of three reactors that melted down in the 2011 disaster – a …
Sat., April 13, 2019, 11:02 p.m.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un says he’s open to a third summit with President Donald Trump if the United States could offer mutually acceptable terms for an agreement by …
Sat., April 13, 2019, 11:01 p.m.
A proposal to ban many public employees from wearing religious symbols is creating a fiery debate in the Canadian province of Quebec, where people are fighting to freely practice their …
Sat., April 13, 2019, 7:34 p.m.
Whale researchers say an endangered species of whale is experiencing a mini baby boom in New England waters.
Fri., April 12, 2019, 8:13 p.m.
The Sudanese military on Friday swiftly replaced the country’s transitional leader linked to the Darfur genocide after street rallies against him and said that it wouldn’t hand over ousted President …
Fri., April 12, 2019, 3:36 p.m.
Police fired intense volleys of tear gas and used water cannons in clashes in the Algerian capital during the eighth week of massive Friday demonstrations that forced the president to …
Fri., April 12, 2019, 1:26 p.m.
Just two hours after Lee Dong Kil’s daughter was born on New Year’s Eve, the clock struck midnight, 2019 was ushered in, and the infant became 2-years-old. She wasn’t alone, …
Fri., April 12, 2019, 1:21 p.m.
Europe’s human rights watchdog is urging Turkey to respect voters’ decisions after electoral authorities blocked some newly elected district mayors from taking office despite winning local elections on March 31.
Fri., April 12, 2019, 11:36 a.m.
The World Health Organization said Friday that while the ongoing Ebola outbreak in Congo is of “deep concern,” the situation does not yet warrant being declared a global emergency.
Fri., April 12, 2019, 11:26 a.m.
In a decision decried as “deeply flawed” and a “devastating blow for victims,” International Criminal Court judges on Friday rejected a request by the court’s prosecutor to open an investigation …
UPDATED: Fri., April 12, 2019, 11:20 a.m.
The first palace built by Rome’s most notorious emperor, Nero, has reopened to the public after an extensive renovation.
Fri., April 12, 2019, 11:10 a.m.
Hugo Chavez’s longtime spy chief arrested in Madrid on U.S. arrest warrant for drug-trafficking offenses
A Spanish National Police spokeswoman says that Hugo Chavez’s longtime spy chief has been arrested in Madrid on a United States warrant for drug-trafficking offenses.
Thu., April 11, 2019, 10:33 p.m.
Sudan’s military ousted and arrested President Omar al-Bashir on Thursday, delivering the deathblow to the authoritarian’s nearly 30-year rule following months of intense protests.
Thu., April 11, 2019, 6:32 p.m.
Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush has won his defamation case against a Sydney newspaper publisher and journalist over reports he had been accused of inappropriate behavior toward an actress
Thu., April 11, 2019, 12:42 p.m.
The president of Belarus on Thursday threatened to retaliate against Russia for what he called its “insolent” trade restrictions.
Thu., April 11, 2019, 12:40 p.m.
At least four people were killed in clashes Thursday on the first day of polling in India’s general elections, a six-week process that’s seen as a referendum on Prime Minister …
Thu., April 11, 2019, 12:11 p.m.
Critics of Poland’s right-wing ruling party voiced outrage Thursday after one of its senators said Poland should be “purged” of those “not worthy of belonging to our national community.”
Thu., April 11, 2019, 12:02 p.m.
Russian lawmakers approved Thursday a bill that would expand government control over the internet and whose opponents fear heralds a new era of widespread censorship.
Thu., April 11, 2019, 11:49 a.m.
In a major reversal, South Korea’s Constitutional Court on Thursday ordered the easing of the country’s decades-old ban on most abortions, one of the strictest in the developed world.
Thu., April 11, 2019, 11:31 a.m.
Sudan’s defense minister, who led the overthrow Thursday of autocratic ruler Omar al-Bashir, has had his assets blocked by the U.S. Treasury since 2007 for supporting and managing militias accused …
UPDATED: Thu., April 11, 2019, 11:26 a.m.
Sudan’s defense minister said Thursday that President Omar al-Bashir had been taken into military custody, effectively announcing a military coup to end his 30-year rule.
UPDATED: Thu., April 11, 2019, 5:55 p.m.
A bearded and shouting Julian Assange was pulled from the Ecuadorian Embassy in London and hauled into court Thursday, the start of an extradition battle for the WikiLeaks founder who …
Wed., April 10, 2019, 5 p.m.
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence told the Security Council the Trump administration is determined to remove President Nicolas Maduro from power, preferably through diplomatic and economic pressure, but “all options …