‘I want a future’: Global youth protests urge climate action

September 20, 2019

Young people afraid for their futures are protesting around the globe to implore leaders to tackle climate change.…

Trudeau’s support holds after apology for wearing brownface

September 20, 2019

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau acknowledges that he let down his allies by appearing years ago in brownface and blackface…

Brazilian police file first criminal charges over deadly dam collapse

September 20, 2019

13 employees of the Vale mining conglomerate and a German firm were accused of fraudulently confirming the dam was safe before it ruptured in January, killing hundreds.…

The Latest: Young Mexicans urge leaders to act on climate

September 20, 2019

Young people in Mexico City chanted for “political change, not climate change.”…

A year in the ice: Scientists set sail on Arctic expedition

September 20, 2019

An international team of researchers has set off on the biggest and most complex expedition ever attempted in the central Arctic to sharpen the scientific models that underpin our understanding of climate change…

Greek island refugee camp too crowded to house newcomers

September 20, 2019

Greece’s largest migrant camp turning away new arrivals due to severe overcrowding…

Yemen rebels say they’re halting attacks on Saudi Arabia

September 20, 2019

Yemen’s Houthi rebels said late Friday night that they were halting drone and missile attacks against Saudi Arabia, one week after they claimed responsibility for a strike that crippled a key oil facility in the kingdom…

Minibus bombing outside Iraq’s Karbala kills 12, injures 5

September 20, 2019

Iraqi security officials say an explosion in a minibus outside the Shiite holy city of Karbala has killed 12 people, one of the biggest attacks targeting civilians since the Islamic State group was declared defeated inside Iraq in 2017…

Puerto Rico faces slow recovery 2 years after Maria

September 20, 2019

Puerto Rico faces slow recovery 2 years after Hurricane Maria…

Iraqi officials: 12 dead in minibus blast near Shiite holy city of Karbala, one of the biggest attacks since IS defeat

September 20, 2019

Iraqi officials: 12 dead in minibus blast near Shiite holy city of Karbala, one of the biggest attacks since IS defeat…

Paris police gird for weekend protests over Macron, climate

September 20, 2019

Paris is deploying thousands of police to protect landmarks and government buildings as yellow vest groups, unions and environmental activists plan a multitude of weekend protests…

Even as rallies are bombed, Afghanistan’s Ghani plows ahead with a populist campaign

September 20, 2019

The president is already planning for a post-election role as chief interlocutor with the Taliban.…

Syrian activists: Anti-govt protests held in oil-rich east

September 20, 2019

Syrian opposition activists say anti-government protesters have captured at least 2 army checkpoints in the oil-rich eastern province of Deir el-Zour…

Saudis show media scorched, shrapnel-blasted oil facility

September 20, 2019

Saudi Arabia has taken journalists to the site of a missile-and-drone strike on the kingdom’s oil industry that shook global energy markets this week…

For Saudi Arabia, an oil field attack was a disaster. For Russia, it’s a weapons sales pitch.

September 20, 2019

“The brilliant US air defense systems could not repel an attack,” Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman said Friday.…

Cubans wait hours in gas lines as fuel crisis bites

September 20, 2019

A fuel shortage blamed on the Trump Administration has turned filling a tank in Cuba into an ordeal even for a country used to waiting in lines.…

Cuba: diplomat expulsions, gas crisis part of US offensive

September 20, 2019

Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez says the U.S. expulsion of two Cuban diplomats and energy shortages across the island are part of a Trump administration offensive that will fail to force concessions by his government…

Harry and Meghan make 1st official tour as family in Africa

September 20, 2019

Harry and Meghan make 1st official tour as family in Africa, starting in troubled South Africa…

Families struggle to meet Kashmiris lodged in Indian jail

September 20, 2019

Families from the Himalayan region of Kashmir have traveled nearly 1,000 kilometers (600 miles) in sweltering heat to meet relatives being held in an Indian jail in the city of Agra…

Who is Benny Gantz? The former military chief could be Israel’s next prime minister.

September 20, 2019

“Less than a year ago he was completely non-factor in the political system, and now he’s a few steps away from entering the prime minister’s office.”…

Who is Benny Gantz? The former military chief could be Israel’s next prime minister.

September 20, 2019

“Less than a year ago he was completely non-factor in the political system, and now he’s a few steps away from entering the prime minister’s office.”…

China confirms detention of American FedEx pilot suspected of smuggling ammunition

September 20, 2019

The case against Todd A. Hohn threatens to further strain ties between Washington and Beijing amid trade dispute.…

Cubans wait hours in gas lines as fuel crisis bites

September 20, 2019

A fuel shortage blamed on the Trump Administration has turned filling a tank in Cuba into an ordeal even for a country used to waiting in lines.…

Nigerian military accuses aid group of aiding Boko Haram

September 20, 2019

Nigeria’s military accuses international aid group of aiding Boko Haram, which group denies…

Nigerian military accuses aid group of aiding Boko Haram

September 20, 2019

Nigeria’s military accuses international aid group of aiding Boko Haram, which group denies…

German government agrees $60 billion climate policy package

September 20, 2019

Under pressure from environmental protests and a surge in support for the opposition Green party, the German government has agreed a 54 billion euro ($60 billion) package of measures for tackling climate change…

German government agrees $60 billion climate policy package

September 20, 2019

Under pressure from environmental protests and a surge in support for the opposition Green party, the German government has agreed a 54 billion euro ($60 billion) package of measures for tackling climate change…

Haze from Indonesian fires now affecting Philippines

September 20, 2019

A Philippine official says haze blown by monsoon winds from Indonesia’s forest fires is affecting some regions in the western Philippines and raised concerns about aviation safety and possible health risks…

Haze from Indonesian fires now affecting Philippines

September 20, 2019

A Philippine official says haze blown by monsoon winds from Indonesia’s forest fires is affecting some regions in the western Philippines and raised concerns about aviation safety and possible health risks…

Racist images are just the latest in a series of Trudeau scandals and gaffes

September 20, 2019

The images cast an uncomfortable shadow over Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s carefully honed image as a progressive politician with an inclusive, feminist agenda.…

Racist images are just the latest in a series of Trudeau scandals and gaffes

September 20, 2019

The images were published just weeks before Canadian elections.…

Racist images are just the latest in a series of Trudeau scandals and gaffes

September 20, 2019

The images were published just weeks before Canadian elections.…

French president says committed to helping Lebanon’s economy

September 20, 2019

France’s president says Paris “is fully committed” to implementing the decisions taken during a conference last year to help Lebanon improve its economy…

French president says committed to helping Lebanon’s economy

September 20, 2019

France’s president says Paris “is fully committed” to implementing the decisions taken during a conference last year to help Lebanon improve its economy…

One reason young people inspired a global anti-climate-change movement? They lost trust in politicians.

September 20, 2019

“I have the feeling that politicians are often just [focusing on] the next vote,” one protester said Friday.…

One reason young people inspired a global anti-climate change movement? They lost trust in politicians.

September 20, 2019

“I have the feeling that politicians are often just [focusing on] the next vote,” one protester said on Friday.…

Twitter suspends account of former top Saudi aide implicated in Khashoggi killing

September 20, 2019

Saud al-Qahtani, a former adviser to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, was sanctioned by the United States last year for his role in the killing of the Post columnist.…

Migrant shooting highlights concern about Libyan coast guard

September 20, 2019

A Sudanese man has died from a gunshot wound when migrants fled guards taking them to a detention center in Libya raising troubling questions about the plight of people caught in the conflict-torn country and the role of the EU-trained Libyan coast guard…

Cambodia gives garment workers 4.4% minimum wage hike

September 20, 2019

Cambodia’s government has announced it is raising the minimum wage for the garment industry, the country’s biggest export earner…

Activist: Egyptian authorities arrest brother to silence me

September 20, 2019

The US-based Egyptian activist whose Facebook page helped ignite the 2011 uprising that brought down longtime dictator Hosni Mubarak has said that authorities arrested his brother in Cairo to silence him.…

Philippines confirms 2nd polio case after declaring outbreak

September 20, 2019

Philippine health officials have confirmed a second case of polio in a 5-year-old child a day after declaring the country’s first outbreak in nearly two decades and announced plans for a massive immunization program…

Soccer authorities meet with Twitter over racist abuse

September 20, 2019

English soccer authorities say they have had a “productive and positive” meeting with representatives from Twitter in the wake of black players receiving racist abuse on the social-media platform this season.…

China intensifies Pacific offensive as Taiwan loses another ally

September 20, 2019

Kiribati switches allegiances as Beijing continues to pick off Taipei’s diplomatic partners in an effort to pressure the government of Tsai Ing-wen.…

The biggest Arctic expedition in history is launching for the North Pole

September 20, 2019

Hundreds of researchers will be trapped in sea ice to understand climate change in the Arctic.…

NKorea welcomes Trump’s call for ‘new method’ in talks

September 20, 2019

North Korea has praised President Donald Trump for saying Washington may pursue an unspecified “new method” in nuclear negotiations with Pyongyang…

Tonga’s Manu beats cancer and chemotherapy to play at RWC

September 20, 2019

Nasi Manu is on the brink of an emotional return after battling cancer and coming through emergency surgery and months of chemotherapy to get a chance to play at the Rugby World Cup…

Iran’s gamble: Analysts say brazen attack aimed to pressure U.S. with little fear of reprisal

September 20, 2019

Iran may have wanted to jolt global energy markets and win leverage ahead of any negotiations, analysts say.…

Zimbabwe doctor is found alive after alleged abduction

September 20, 2019

Activists in Zimbabwe say doctor whose alleged abduction led to days of protests is freed…

Iraq’s stability on the line as US, Iran tensions soar

September 20, 2019

As US, Israel step up efforts to contain Iran, countries in Tehran’s orbit feel the heat…

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