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A strong earthquake has rattled Pakistan’s capital Islamabad and other parts of the country, sending panicked residents fleeing from their homes. The U.S. Geological Survey said the center of the … more
Public screenings in Hong Kong of a slasher film that features Winnie the Pooh have been scrapped, sparking discussions over increasing censorship in the city. Film distributor VII Pillars … more
U.S. cases of a dangerous fungus tripled over just three years, and more than half of states have now reported it. Researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention wrote about the … more
Martina Navratilova says she has been told by doctors that she is “cancer-free” and that she should be “good to go” after some additional radiation treatment. The 66-year-old Navratilova … more
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — After a series of high level meetings last week, a second round of bids to buy Manchester United are due Wednesday. Representatives of Sheikh Jassim bin Hamad Al … more
For months, authorities have been urging civilians in areas near the fighting in eastern Ukraine to evacuate to safer parts of the country. But while many have heeded the call, others — including … more
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida began a surprise visit to Ukraine early Tuesday, hours after Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in neighboring Russia for a three-day visit. The dueling … more
The tradition of bullfighting has taken some blows around the world recently with courts and municipal governments in cities like Barcelona, Medellin and Mexico City issuing rulings that have … more
Bad Bunny’s ex–girlfriend is suing the superstar for at least $40 million over a well-known voice recording she provided the singer before he became famous. Carliz De La Cruz Hernández claimed … more
Spring has sprung: Monday marks the first day of spring in the Northern Hemisphere. But what does that actually mean? The Earth sits on a tilted axis as it travels around the sun. So usually, … more
At least three Kenyan legislators and several protesters have been arrested in ongoing protests in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, organized by the opposition demanding the resignation of President … more
Authorities in Australia say they're arranging for the removal of millions of rotting fish from an Outback river. The unprecedent die-off in the Darling River near the town of Menindee began Friday … more
France’s government is fighting for its survival against no-confidence motions filed by lawmakers furious that President Emmanuel Macron used special constitutional powers to force through without … more
A new report says an estimated 43,000 people died amid the longest drought on record in Somalia last year and half of them likely were children. It is the first official death toll announced in the … more
Archaeologists say they have found the oldest pearling town in the Persian Gulf on an island off one of the northern sheikhdoms of the United Arab Emirates. The discovery further expands this young … more
A major new United Nations report being released Monday is expected to provide a sobering reminder that time is running out if humanity wants to avoid passing a dangerous global warming threshold. … more
Former Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou will visit China next week, in what a spokesman called a bid to ease tensions between the self-ruled island and the mainland.Ma presided over a period of warm … more
Chinese leader Xi Jinping is due to meet Vladimir Putin in Moscow in a political boost for the isolated Russian president after the International Criminal Court charged him with war crimes in … more
The longtime secretary to Pope Benedict XVI has acknowledged that his tell-all memoir has been criticized for casting Pope Francis in an unfavorable light. But Archbishop Georg Gaenswein insisted … more
Israeli officials say a Palestinian gunman opened fire at an Israeli vehicle in the occupied West Bank, wounding two people. Sunday's shooting cast a shadow over Egyptian-mediated efforts to lower … more
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