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A U.K.-based rights group is launching an interactive map documenting human rights abuses and violence against civilians since the Taliban seized power in Afghanistan nearly two years ago. The … more
Indiana Jones and Harrison Ford will swing into Cannes on Thursday for the world premiere of “Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny” in one of the most anticipated events of the French Riviera … more
Leaders of seven of the world’s most powerful democracies will gather this weekend for the Group of Seven summit in Hiroshima, the location of the world’s first atomic attack at the end of World … more
CANNES, France (AP) — Ethan Hawke and his “Strange Way of Life" co-stars showed off their itchy trigger fingers on the second day of the Cannes Film Festival. Hawke, who stars with Pedro … more
The death toll has risen to seven people after a hippopotamus charged into and capsized a canoe on a river in the southern African nation of Malawi. Police said that six bodies were recovered on … more
One of Guyana’s smallest Amerindian villages is waging a monumental battle that could decide the amount of control that thousands of indigenous people have over their land in remote parts of this … more
Pope Francis' weekly general audience often gives ordinary people rare access to the pope. Wednesday's audience was no different: A group of LGBTQ+ Catholics got a papal selfie and clergy abuse … more
Drug overdose deaths in the U.S. rose slightly in 2022. That makes it the first year without a substantial increase since 2018. Officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say the … more
Thousands of Americans each year turn to state-run programs that provide financial assistance to crime victims. The money helps to cover funeral expenses, physical and emotional therapy, lost wages, … more
Denmark’s Supreme Court has overruled two lower courts, saying a cartoon depicting Copenhagen’s The Little Mermaid statue as a zombie and a photo of it with a face mask did not violate the … more
IMOLA, Italy (AP) — This weekend's Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix in northern Italy was canceled Wednesday because of deadly floods. Formula One personnel had earlier been told to stay away from the … more
Officials say five people are now confirmed dead in northern Italy following floods from rain-swollen rivers. Officials are warning the rivers could again burst their banks as rain continues. The … more
LONDON (AP) — Katie Taylor had Olympic dreams long before she became one of the faces of women's professional boxing. The Irish fighter won a gold medal at the 2012 London Games, setting her on … more
The symbolism will be palpable when leaders of the world’s rich democracies sit down in Hiroshima later this week. The Japanese city's name evokes the tragedy of war, and the leaders will tackle a … more
The lead trauma surgeon at a military hospital in Ukraine’s capital has his hands deep in a war churning hundreds of miles away. The 59-year-old doctor’s work to repair the bodies of some of the … more
Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has ruled out a so-called Quad summit taking place in Sydney without President Joe Biden. Albanese says he understands why Biden pulled out of the summit to … more
A Mexican woman who killed a man defending herself when he attacked and raped her in 2021 was sentenced to more than six years in prison, a decision her legal defense called “discriminatory” and … more
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has examined a finished military spy satellite that his country is expected to launch soon. State media said he did so Tuesday during a visit to his country’s … more
Argentina’s Vice President Cristina Fernández has made it official that she will not be running for president again, putting the brakes on an effort by members of her party to push her to become a … more
British lawmakers are warning that the country's Parliament building is at “real and rising” risk of destruction. The House of Commons Public Accounts Committee said Parliament is “leaking, … more
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