11 hours agoEx-British Consulate staff says Chinese police tortured him -- A former employee of the British Consulate in Hong Kong said he was detained and tortured by plainclothes and uniformed agents in China as they sought information on activists involved in the protests and the role they believed Britain played in the demonstrations.
11 hours agoLast campus protesters hold out as Hong Kong schools reopen
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11 hours agoA 'rubber' bullet to the eye has become price of protesting in Chile -- Country has suspended the use of rubber bullets for crowd control after study found the pellets contained dangerous amounts of metal
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11 hours agoColombia protesters hope to channel wave of discontent
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4 hours agoSEALs face review following death of Islamic State militant
10 hours agoGore kicking off 24 hours of climate talks around the world
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6 hours agoHonolulu acting prosecutor gets federal subpoena to testify
7 hours agoSyracuse U says report of supremacist screed was likely hoax
7 hours agoPrince Andrew steps back from public duties amid Epstein scandal -- Scandal linking prince to convicted sex offender who committed suicide in jail has rocked royal family, especially since TV interview Saturday
11 hours agoKey European party's new leader blasts autocrats in group
11 hours agoGermany offers expert group in bid to end NATO rift - Germany is offering to set up a group of experts to examine the alliance's security challenges after French President Emmanuel Macron lamented the "brain death" of the military organization.
11 hours agoThunberg, Cameroon peace activist receive children's award
11 hours agoFrench government to boost funding for public hospitals
11 hours agoUkrainian leader hopes for progress in peace talks on east
16 hours agoSon of former German president stabbed to death in Berlin
21 hours agoThai court removes pro-democracy politician from Parliament -- The court said Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, the 40-year-old head of the new Future Forward Party, violated a regulation barring owners of media companies from running for Parliament.
15 hours agoHong Kong protesters, facing arrest, won't leave university
4 hours agoJapan Display worker suspected of taking $5.4M in fake deals
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5 hours agoPope Francis calls for action to safeguard women, children
6 hours agoThe Latest: Pope commits Church to work with Thai Buddhists
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13 hours agoColombia ambassador criticizes State Department in recording
7 hours agoDeath toll in violence at Bolivian fuel plant rises to 8
13 hours agoMany in Venezuela's 2nd city turn to prayer, not politics
14 hours agoCuba accuses U.S. diplomat of supporting illegal actions - Cuba accused Mara Tekach, the top U.S. diplomat in the country, of working with the head of one of the country's largest opposition groups, who was detained last month.
11 hours agoMexico celebrates 1910-1917 Revolution with parade
15 hours agoChilean police suspend use of pellet guns against protesters
1 day agoEthiopia's leader urges calm as key referendum begins -- Abiy's Ahmed's sweeping political reforms since he took office last year have opened the way for some of Ethiopia's more than 80 ethnic groups to push for more autonomy.
14 hours agoUN Security Council members rebuke US on Israel settlements
11 hours agoZimbabwe police fire tear gas at opposition supporters
19 hours agoUN warns of mounting humanitarian crisis in Africa's Sahel
1 day agoMali says 24 soldiers killed in latest extremist attack -- Monday's attack comes amid growing alarm about the vast Sahel region being used as a haven for fighters linked to the Islamic State group and al-Qaida.
1 day agoAfter a massacre, Ethiopia's leader faces anger, and a challenger -- Since the bloody protests, the two men have agreed to tone down the violence, and Jawar has announced plans to take his case to the ballot box. He intends to run in next year's elections to unseat Abiy, his one-time ally.
2 days agoUN adds explosive components ban to Somalia arms embargo
5 days agoMain Gulf port in southern Iraq shut for a third day
14 hours agoSaudi king touts reforms, Aramco IPO in annual address
16 hours ago'Our patience is over': Sadr City residents explain why Iraqis are protesting -- The neighbourhood offers a window into the passions driving the current protests and its roots in southern Iraq's tradition of defiance.
17 hours ago"Tuk Tuk" a newspaper for the Iraqi protest movement
17 hours agoIsrael strikes Iranian targets in Syria after rocket attack -- The exchange of fire along the increasingly tense frontier comes as Iran and its allies face blowback across the region, with mass protests against Tehran-aligned governments in Lebanon and Iraq, as well as demonstrations in Iran itself over a recent hike in fuel prices.
14 hours agoThe Latest: Monitor says death toll at 23 in Israel strikes
18 hours agoAustralia and New Zealand
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1 day agoUnprecedented, 'catastrophic' fire danger for Sydney as bush fires rage amid bone-dry conditions, high winds -- A state of emergency is in effect for all of the state of New South Wales for Tuesday as bush fires rage on.
9 days agoA pregnant firefighter hated watching Australia burn. So she raced to the fire's front lines -- Katherine Robinson-Williams, who is 14 weeks pregnant, shared a photo on Instagram over the weekend showing her in protective gear and ready to fight fires in the New South Wales town of Taree.
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