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Sudan refugee laments plan to imprison, deport Africans

Mutasim Ali was hopeful as the Jewish diaspora was sympathetic to the Sudanese cause, but he has seen racism in Israel.

Japan Prepares for North Korea Holding First Missile Evacuation Drills in Tokyo

In the event of a missile launch, Japanese people would have five minutes to find shelter.

Liberia: George Weah sworn in as president

Weah succeeds Ellen Johnson Sirleaf in the country's first peaceful democratic transfer of power in seven decades.

There Will Be a 2nd Royal Wedding in 2018

Prince Harry won't be the only British royal to tie the knot this year—and he'll share not just a calendar year but a wedding venue with his cousin. Princess Eugenie, 27, will marry longtime boyfriend Jack Brooksbank this fall, per a Monday statement from Buckingham Palace. Eugenie is the...

In spite of anger, Pence in Israel hoping for a "new era"

Vice president addresses Israeli Knesset on 1st top-level administration visit to Mideast since pivot away from decades of U.S. policy

N. Korea Star's Visit Causes Protests, Media Frenzy in Seoul

Conservative South Korean activists burned a large photo of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as the head of the North's extremely popular girl band passed them Monday during a visit to Seoul amid a flurry of cooperation agreements between the rivals ahead of next month's Winter Olympics in the...

TSA issues emergency order focused on cargo from 5 countries

Growing concern about terrorists getting a bomb onto a plane headed for the U.S. prompts an emergency order requiring stricter scrutiny of air cargo

Russia Military Will Overtake U.K. Unless It Spends More Money on Defense: Army Chief

General Sir Nick Carter has warned the British government about further cuts to the armed forces.

Sudan's press freedom: Concern about confiscations

A wave of arrests and a bill that gives national security agents unprecedented powers to shut down media offices have raised concerns that Sudan’s press freedoms are being further eroded.

Pope Francis' farewell mass in Peru ends tour

More than half a million people gathered in Peru to pray with their pope for the first time in nearly 30 years.

Turkey's operation in Syria's Afrin: The key players

We take a look at key players as Turkey launches operation to push out Kurdish fighters from Syrian border towns.

UAE 'annexes Oman territory' on new Louvre museum map

Louvre Abu Dhabi Museum publishes new map showing Musandam as part of the UAE, in addition to omitting Qatar entirely.

Scientists up alert level as volcano fires a warning blast

Residents pushed further away from Mount Mayon, Philippines most active volcano, after huge explosion

Why China and Latin America are discussing trade now

China’s huge market has been absorbing more and more food commodities it cannot produce at home from Latin American growers. Will this relationship grow into the fields of innovation and manufacturing?

In spite of anger, Pence in Israel hoping for a "new era"

Vice president is 1st top Trump administration official to visit Middle East since landmark pivot away from decades of U.S. policy

French Prison Guards Set Fires as Union Calls for 'Total Blockage'

Protesting guards are blocking some of France's 188 prisons as a conflict triggered by attacks on guards enters its second week. About 100 guards protested in front of the Marseille prison on Monday, setting a small fire and blocking entrances. It wasn't immediately clear how many prisons were affected by...

UN Peacekeepers Again Accused of Raping Kids

The UN publicly maintains a zero tolerance policy on sexual abuse. Less publicly, it stands by as peacekeepers rape women and children in the Central African Republic, victims and human rights organizations allege. Four years after UN peacekeepers were first accused of rape in the country following a decade of...

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