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World Leaders Don’t Understand Women—And That’s Hurting Gender Equality, Study Finds

A survey of policymakers in five developing countries found many are 'operating in the dark' about the challenges girls and women face.

Deadliest Earthquake to Hit Mexico in Three Decades Kills 119 People From Pacific Ocean to Gulf

The death toll from Mexico Cities massive magnitude 1.7 earthquake has risen to 119, which marks it as the deadliest earthquake to hit Mexico since the 1985 earthquake that killed thousands.

German Election Latest Polls Paint Pretty Picture for Angela Merkel

Over 80 percent of Germans feel good about Merkel’s ability to “do the right thing on the world stage,” the Pew Research Study showed.

Iran Blasts Trump 'Hate Speech,' as World Leaders React to President's First United Nations Address

Israel and the U.K. defended the president, while Iran, France and Sweden criticized his U.N. address.

Why is the U.S. Worried About Ethiopia?

Clashes on the border between Ethiopia’s two biggest regions have killed at least 50 and displaced more than 50,000 in the past week.

Hurricane Maria Dominica Photos: Historically Strong Storm Causes 'Widespread Devastation'

As of Tuesday morning, Maria was located about 85 miles west of Guadeloupe and 170 miles southeast of St. Croix.

Germany Ordering Five Warships in Face of Russian Military Aggression

The German navy will spend $2 billion on its new corvettes, while it awaits delivery of four much larger frigate ships.

Malaysian Beer Festival Canceled After Protests from Islamist Party

Kuala Lumpur authorities reject the event that would have been in its sixth year.

Mexico Drug Violence: Does Narcos Scout Murder Put Netflix's Mexican Move Into Question?

Carlos Munoz Portal's bullet-ridden body was found in a car in a remote location in Mexico state.

'Are You a Pedophile?' Philippines President Duterte Asks Human Rights Chief

Duterte had been challenged over the killing of teenagers in the country's anti-drugs campaign.

Turkey Tries To Scare Voters With Warning About Jews Ahead of Kurdish Referendum

Citing the "Israeli-Kurd" magazine, pro-government Turkish media spread reports that Iraqi Kurds made a deal with Israel to bring 200,000 Jewish Kurds to Iraq.

Parsons Green Blast: What We Know About London Subway Explosion

The incident, which police are treating as an act of terrorism, left 18 people injured.

North Korea Launches Missile as Defense Secretary James Mattis Inspects U.S. Nuclear Arsenal

Pyongayng fired what is believed to be an intermediate range ballistic missile Hwasong-12, the same rocket it threatened to use to strike Guam.

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