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Prolonged fighting in Nigeria between farmers and herdsmen is becoming more deadly. The attacks have caused villagers who complain of delayed justice to become more desperate to defend themselves. … more
The United States and Saudi Arabia are calling on warring sides in Sudan to extend a cease-fire due to expire Monday. A joint statement early Sunday noted that the current cease-fire was … more
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Anastasia Domini and wife Anna Domini walked hand in hand on a recent sunny day in Argentina’s capital while their four restless children played nearby. It's a … more
Ukraine’s military intelligence claims that Russia is plotting a “large-scale provocation” at a nuclear power plant designed to put hostilities on pause and give Moscow’s forces a respite … more
South Korean media say a man who opened an emergency exit door during a domestic flight told police he felt suffocated and tried to get off the plane quickly as it was landing. The man was detained … more
The British government is working to fix a technical problem that caused electronic border gates at airports around the country to stop working, leading to hourslong waits for travelers entering the … more
The Taliban and Iran have exchanged heavy gunfire on the Islamic Republic’s border with Afghanistan. The shooting Saturday sharply escalates rising tensions between the two nations amid a dispute … more
Egyptian antiquities authorities have unveiled ancient workshops and tombs they say were discovered recently at a Pharaonic necropolis just outside the capital Cairo. The spaces were found in the … more
The European Union has been at the forefront of the fight against climate change and the protection of nature for years. But it now finds itself under pressure from within to pause new environmental … more
Tens of thousands of exhausted people are heading home to the world’s newest country, South Sudan, from a civil war in neighboring Sudan. That's creating a bottleneck near the dusty border. The … more
Guatemalan police arrested the country’s prosecutor for crimes against migrants Friday, accusing him of alleged abuse of authority. Stuardo Campos was formerly an anti-corruption prosecutor in the … more
A Spanish Jesuit priest who died in 2012 has been accused of sexually abusing a minor in Bolivia three decades ago, the latest in a string of pedophilia cases that have shaken the Catholic Church in … more
MADRID (AP) — The attention brought by the latest case of abuse against Real Madrid forward Vinícius Júnior has taken Spain to what could be a turning point in the fight against racism in … more
The Vatican says Pope Francis canceled his meetings Friday because he was running a fever. There are no details about how sick Francis is; the last time he spiked a serious fever the 86-year-old … more
A generation of Ukrainian children have seen their lives upended by Russia's invasion of their country. The war has subjected them to constant bombardment, uprooted millions from their homes and … more
May 19-25, 2023 From the flooding in Faenza Italy, to the Italian Open tennis tournament and Manchester City winning the English Premier League, this photo gallery highlights some of the most … more
Two top rights groups say the severe restrictions imposed on women and girls by the Taliban in Afghanistan amount to gender-based persecution, which is a crime against humanity. Amnesty International … more
Police say they have arrested the suspect who holed up in a house in central Japan after allegedly killing four people, including two police officers. TV Asahi showed a man with his hands on his head … more
Cambodia’s top opposition party has been barred from participating in the July elections after the Constitutional Council refused to overturn a decision not to register the party over a paperwork … more
On the 75th anniversary of U.N. peacekeeping, the United Nations chief says peacekeepers are increasingly working in places where there is no peace. And Secretary-General Antonio Guterres praised the … more
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