3 of 4 men kidnapped from oil tanker off Africa released

The managing company of a Greek-flagged oil tanker that was attacked by pirates off the coast of Togo last month says three of the four crew members who were kidnapped have been released

Battle ahead: Scotland party leader vows…

Newly re-elected British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces a big challenge from the leaders of the Scottish independence movement

Boris Johnson's Conservative Party Wins Majority…

The prime minister is now all but certain to have parliamentary support he needs to make sure the U.K. exits the European Union in January.

Critics say Guatemala commission undermining anti…

Critics say a congressional truth commission in Guatemala is out to discredit the work of a U.N.-sponsored investigative body that helped bring to justice hundreds of powerful people accused of corruption

Thunberg calls for `fight for tomorrow' at Italy…

Swedish climate change activist Greta Thunberg is asking young people to fight for their future in the next decade

New Zealand To Recover Bodies From White Island

The mission to recover the bodies is risky because there's a chance the volcano could erupt again.

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Mediterranean pen shell listed as critically endangered

A mussel species found only in the Mediterranean has been officially added to the list of critically endangered species for the first time

Military Bill Forces Statement About Saudi Prince

The acting director of national intelligence will have 30 days to present a formal determination on the killers of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi under the military bill passed by the House this week. Though the White House was insistent that punitive measures against the Saudi regime be stripped from...

India Deploys Military Over Protests Against…

The bill outlines a path to citizenship for non-Muslim minorities.

Trump calls impeachment vote 'embarrassment' to…

President Donald Trump is declaring a House committee's vote to impeach him ”an embarrassment to our country" and he's refusing to back away from the charge that first ensnared him in the scandal

Polish far-right leader arrested for inciting anti-Semitism

Polish authorities say they have arrested a far-right leader and plan to charge him with public incitement of hatred against Jews

Israel To Hold Unprecedented Third Election In…

Lawmakers passed a bill late Wednesday that dissolved the legislature and set the election for early March.

Iraq's top Shiite cleric condemns gruesome…

Iraq's top Shiite cleric has denounced the killing of a teenager whose body was strung up by his feet from a traffic pole in a Baghdad square

Turkmenistan passes new anti-corruption law

Turkmenistan's president has signed a law that excludes prisoners convicted of corruption from state amnesties and pardons

India Passes Controversial Bill Limiting…

India's parliament passed a controversial citizenship bill that excludes Muslims.

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EU leaders include nuclear energy in green transition

European Union leaders have agreed that nuclear energy will be part of the bloc's solution to making its economy carbon neutral by 2050

In British Election, Lessons for American Liberals

Those who lean left in America should be worried about what just happened in the British elections, writes Jonathan Chait at New York magazine. Yes, the vote is a result of particular circumstances there, but in general terms, it was also "a test of a widely articulated political theory that...

FAA Predicted More Than A Dozen More Crashes But…

A newly released report predicted the 737 Max would crash 15 more times.

A tale of 2 migrations: Before and after new…

One Salvadoran family’s migration to the United States over the past year illustrates the profound effect policy changes in the U.S., Mexico and Central America are having

Macron pushes ahead with pension plan amid…

French President Emmanuel Macron remains determined to push ahead with an overhaul of the nation's pension system despite more than a week of nationwide strikes that have paralyzed public transportation in Paris

U.K. General Election 2019: Here's What To Expect

This is the U.K.'s third general election in less than five years. But this one's a pretty huge deal.

UN: Greece still in violation of some norms for…

A group of United Nations experts on issues of arbitrary detention say Greece is still in violation of certain international obligations concerning detention, both in the criminal justice system and in migration

Turkey protests US Senate vote recognizing…

Turkey has summoned the ambassador from the United States to protest a U.S. Senate resolution recognizing the mass killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks as genocide

Myanmar Denies Genocide Allegations Before U.N…

Myanmar's civilian leader told the International Court of Justice that the genocide allegations against her country are "incomplete and misleading."

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Death toll in aircraft carrier fire in Russia…

Russian military officials say a crew member who went missing during a fire on the nation's only aircraft has been found dead, bringing the death toll from the blaze to two

Pope honors spiritual father on 50th anniversary as a priest

Pope Francis is marking his 50th anniversary as a priest by paying homage to his spiritual father, a fellow Argentine Jesuit

Growing Volcanic Activity Hampers White Island…

Search and recovery efforts at the site of the White Island volcano in New Zealand are being put on hold.