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Argentine riot police have blasted protesters with water cannons to disperse crowds outside of Congress, escalating tensions before lawmakers were expected to vote on state overhaul and tax bills … more
Congo's president says a boat carrying more than 270 passengers has capsized on a river near Congo’s capital of Kinshasa, leaving more than 80 dead. It was the latest deadly boat accident in the … more
A new report has for the first time found traces of highly potent opioids known as nitazenes in drugs consumed in Africa’s retail drug market. The report released on Wednesday by the Global … more
The wreck of the last ship belonging to a famous Irish-born British explorer of Antarctica has been found off the coast of Canada by an international team led by the Royal Canadian Geographical … more
Russian forces have fired missiles and drones at the Kyiv region and five other areas of Ukraine in a nighttime attack. The barrage came ahead of several days of intense diplomatic activity around … more
French President Emmanuel Macron is calling for moderate politicians from the left and the right to regroup to defeat the far-right in general elections. Macron, a pro-business centrist, said … more
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says Hungary has agreed not to veto the military alliance from giving support to Ukraine. But he says the government in Budapest refuses to provide any … more
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un hailed the country’s expanding relationship with Russia as reports suggest that Russian President Vladimir Putin will soon visit the country for his third meeting … more
For more than a decade, a steady flow of Syrians have crossed the border from their war-torn country into Lebanon. But anti-refugee sentiment is rising there, and over the past two months, hundreds … more
Muslim pilgrims have been streaming into Saudi Arabia's holy city of Mecca for the Hajj, as the annual pilgrimage returns to its monumental scale. Saudi officials say more than 1.5 million foreign … more
In Kenya's capital, a woman cooking with firewood engulfs herself in smoke as she heats herself some tea. She isn't aware of the impact on her health, but experts know it well. Respiratory diseases … more
A Dutch court is delivering verdicts in the trial of nine men suspected of involvement in the assassination of popular campaigning journalist Peter R. de Vries on a downtown Amsterdam street three … more
A magnitude 4.8 earthquake has cracked walls and caused other minor damage in a fishing community in southwestern South Korea. No injuries were reported from the quake Wednesday morning. The … more
Thousands of residents displaced by violence that intensified this week in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas remain fearful of returning to their homes. Authorities have had to set up camps for … more
A new U.N. report says violence against children caught in multiplying and escalating conflicts reached “extreme levels” in 2023, with an unprecedented number of killings and injuries in crises, … more
Haiti’s transitional council has appointed a new Cabinet. It’s the final step in rebuilding the government in a country under siege by gangs. Carlos Hercules, the attorney for new Prime Minister … more
A big, round, 4,000-year-old stone building discovered on a Cretan hilltop is puzzling archaeologists and threatening to disrupt a major airport project on the Greek tourist island. Greece’s … more
The next European Parliament will have more hard-right members than ever before, occupying close to a quarter of the 720 seats. But they will have to overcome differences if they want to maximize … more
Animal rights activists pasted a cartoon image over a portrait of King Charles III on Tuesday at a London art gallery, the latest in a series of incidents at U.K. museums as campaigners use vandalism … more
The resignation of a senior member of Israel’s war Cabinet was a dramatic show of distrust in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his strategy for the eight-month-old war with Hamas. But the … more
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