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A storm that has killed thousands of people and left thousands more missing in Libya is the latest blow to a country that has been gutted by years of chaos and division. The floods are the most fatal … more
Rescue teams in Europe are frustrated that Morocco did not throw open its doors to more outside assistance after last week's deadly earthquake. Morocco has taken a more limited approach than Turkey … more
The United States has slapped terrorism sanctions on a family network of seven individuals and businesses in Lebanon and South America accused of financing the militant group Hezbollah, including a … more
Iran has identified the five prisoners it hopes to see freed in the United States in exchange for five Iranian-Americans now held in Tehran and billions in assets once held by South Korea. The … more
A sweeping study of sex abuse by priests and others within the Roman Catholic Church in Switzerland has turned up more than 1,000 cases since the mid-20th century. The study published Tuesday … more
Thousands of Israeli academics and artists have urged U.S. President Joe Biden and United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres to shun Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during his … more
Turkish officials say an American researcher who was pulled out of a deep Turkish cave after becoming too sick to climb out on his own was doing well in a Turkish hospital. Rescuers from across … more
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has arrived in Russia to see President Vladimir Putin. It will be the two isolated leaders’ second meeting. Their governments have not confirmed an agenda, but U.S. … more
Rescue teams in eastern Libya have retrieved hundreds of bodies from the rubble in a coastal city that's been inundated by devastating floods. The Libyan Red Crecent said early Tuesday that its teams … more
Israel’s Supreme Court has begun hearing petitions to strike down a law that curbs its own powers, pushing the country toward a showdown with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s far-right … more
An American literary historian, a French paleoanthropologist, a Danish evolutionary geneticist and a German-Dutch radio astronomer have been named the winners of this year’s Balzan Prize. Their … more
The Ukrainian military says it recaptured strategic gas and oil drilling platforms from Russia in the Black Sea. The military reported Monday that it was also making in occupied areas near Bakhmut. … more
The British scientist who led the team that cloned Dolly the Sheep in 1996 has died at age 79. The Roslin Institute at the University of Edinburgh announced Ian Wilmut's death on Monday. Wilmut set … more
The operator of the wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant says it has safely completed the first release of treated radioactive water from the plant into the sea and will inspect and clean the … more
NATO Deputy-General Secretary Mircea Geoana says there is “no risk” that alliance member Romania will be dragged into a war following the recent discovery of drone fragments on its territory near … more
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s judicial overhaul plan has plunged the country into nine months of unrest and exposed bitter divisions within Israeli society. On Tuesday, the … more
Authorities in eastern Libya have declared the city of Derna a disaster zone after the Mediterranean storm Daniel caused devastating floods over the weekend in different parts of the North African … more
President Joe Biden is wrapping up a visit to Vietnam by calling on the two countries to improve their collaboration. Biden met Monday in Hanoi with Vietnamese government officials and business … more
Preservationists say highway construction by the Egyptian government threatens to destroy Cairo's City of the Dead, a vast historic cemetery that has been in use for more than 1,000 years. … more
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