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Authorities in Western Australia have recovered a tiny but dangerous radioactive capsule that fell off a truck while being transported along a 870-mile highway last month. An official says it's like … more
The prospects for peace in Myanmar, much less a return to democracy, seem dimmer than ever two years after the army seized power from the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi. On Wednesday, legions … more
The Pakistani city of Peshawar was once known as “the city of flowers” but has borne the brunt of rising militancy in the region for the past decades. Now it's reeling after one of Pakistan’s … more
The long-running dispute over the West Bank Bedouin community of Khan al-Ahmar has resurfaced this week as a focus of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Four years ago, Israel's Supreme Court ordered … more
Asian stock markets are higher after Wall Street rose ahead of what traders hope will be the last Federal Reserve interest rate hike for some time. Shanghai and Hong Kong declined. Tokyo rose. Oil … more
Hong Kong has banned CBD as a “dangerous drug” and imposed harsh penalties for its possession, forcing fledging businesses to shut down or revamp. Supporters say CBD, derived from the cannabis … more
Mourners are paying their respects to Cardinal George Pell who lies in state in a Sydney cathedral as police seek a court order to prevent protesters from disrupting his funeral. The staunchly … more
U.S. officials say four key suspects in the killing of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse have been transferred to the United States for prosecution as the case stagnates in Haiti amid death threats … more
GENEVA (AP) — Olympic gold medalist Wladimir Klitschko has joined Ukraine’s fight against IOC plans to let some Russians compete at the 2024 Paris Summer Games. The former heavyweight … more
At a time when democracy has withered in Haiti and gang violence has spiraled out of control, armed men like Jimmy Cherizier – known by the nickname Barbecue - have filled the power vacuum left by … more
In Mexico City, it is the busy season for the craftsman who can repair Catholic families' beloved but broken baby Jesus figurines. They need to be in good condition for their annual pilgrimage to … more
The closely watched $2.5 billion share sale launched by Asia’s richest man, Gautam Adani, has been fully subscribed, bucking expectations after a turbulent week in which the conglomerate’s shares … more
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is wrapping up a two-day visit to Israel and the occupied West Bank with renewed appeals for Israeli-Palestinian calm amid an alarming spike of violence. … more
Auckland is preparing for another round of flooding while rain batters northern New Zealand’s Northland region, which declared an emergency Tuesday afternoon in anticipation of the deluge. A state … more
The possibility of providing Kyiv with fighter jets to help beat back Russia’s invasion forces risks the unity of Ukraine’s Western allies, amid fears of escalating the nearly year-long conflict … more
Almost a decade after a tragedy that many thought would reshape the European Union's approach to migration, little of substance has changed. Attempts by people to enter the EU without authorization … more
A closely watched study by an anti-graft organization has found that most of the world continues to fail to fight corruption, with 95% of countries having made little to no progress since 2017. … more
Pope Francis is starting a six-day visit to Congo and South Sudan where he'll bring a message of peace to countries riven by poverty and conflict. Aid groups are hoping Francis’ trip will shine a … more
Pakistani officials say the death toll from the previous day’s suicide bombing at a mosque in the northwestern city of Peshawar has risen to 83. Mohammad Asim, a government hospital spokesman, says … more
Chinese police have prevented a woman from returning to her home in Florida in an effort to compel her husband to return to China, she wrote in a letter he made public. The case appears to be the … more
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