Next stop, Brexit: Britain's EU divorce bill…

Britain’s delayed and disputed Brexit bill has become law, removing the last U.K. obstacle to the country leaving the European Union in just over a week

The biggest swimming pool in Russia's North…

The biggest swimming pool in Russia's Muslim-majority North Caucasus region has banned women, prompting anger from rights activists and others who have accused the sports complex of discrimination. Emer McCarthy reports.

From World Court, a 'Triumph of International…

It's only the first step to address a lawsuit filed by Gambia accusing Myanmar of genocide, but an International Court of Justice decision this week is being applauded by the former as "a triumph of international justice." Per Reuters , a 17-member panel from the court at the Hague issued a...

World Leaders Gather In Commemoration Of Holocaust

The World Holocaust Forum marks the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.

The Latest: Vietnam sees 1st coronavirus cases…

Vietnam’s Health Ministry says a Chinese father and son, who were hospitalized on Wednesday with fevers, have tested positive with the new coronavirus

"He's unstoppable" Pence says in apparent…

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has made an apparent reference to President Donald Trump's impeachment troubles, saying the Republican leader was "unstoppable" in a conversation with Israel's prime minister caught on camera.

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China Seals Off, Locks Down City of 11M

In a step apparently unprecedented in the history of disease control, China has sealed off and locked down a city bigger than New York or London. Authorities announced Wednesday that public transportation was being shut down in Wuhan, the city of 11 million people at the center of the coronavirus...

Coronavirus Puts Chinese Cities On Lockdown…

Authorities shut down operations at train stations and the airport in Wuhan on Thursday, where more than 11 million people call home.

Migrant caravan crosses into Mexico, walks along…

Hundreds of Central American migrants have crossed the river into Mexico from Guatemala after a dayslong standoff with security forces

The awkward moment Prince Charles misses a…

Britain's Prince Charles failure to shake hands with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence at the start of a World Holocaust Forum at the Yad Vashem memorial centre in Jerusalem on Thursday raised speculations but a later handshake cleared the air. Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived late.

Mnuchin on Greta's Fossil Fuels Comment: Go to…

The person from the Trump administration usually criticizing Greta Thunberg is President Trump himself . On Thursday at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, however, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin decided to get in on the action with a jab against the 17-year-old Swedish climate activist. The talk had turned to...

Brexit Bill Clears U.K. Parliament

After years of political deadlock, the U.K. is set to leave the EU by the end of the month.

Greece: Island mayors in Athens to protest…

Greece’s Migration and Asylum Minister says the “anxiety and indignation” of residents of islands at the forefront of a continuing migration crisis are justified, and he vowed measures to address an increased number of arriving migrants

Hillary Clinton walks back Sanders comments

Hillary Clinton appeared to walk back comments she made about Bernie Sanders, after she refused to say whether she would endorse him if he captures the Democratic party's nomination. Yahaira Jacquez reports.

We Might Have a New Public Health Emergency on…

The World Health Organization held an emergency meeting Wednesday to discuss whether to declare a "public health emergency of international concern" in response to cases of a new type of coronavirus , which has reportedly killed 17 people and sickened more than 500 others in China, per NPR and CNN . (Officials...

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Wuhan, China Shuts Down As WHO Weighs A…

The WHO says its needs more time and data before declaring coronavirus a "public health emergency of international concern."

Sweden: Fake officer didn't spy at NATO or hurt…

Sweden's top military commander says a man who duped the Swedish military for 18 years by using forged credentials did not release any information that could harm the Scandinavian country’s security

France reaches deal with U.S to push ahead with…

France and the United States agreed on Thursday how to press ahead with a global rewrite of cross-border tax rules for the digital era, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said. Francesca Lynagh reports.

Plight of Skeletal Lions Grabs Globe's Attention

The photos are jarring and have been seen around the world: malnourished lions kept in rusted cages at a Sudanese zoo that can no longer afford to care for them. Osman Salih, the activist who first posted the photos to Facebook , wrote that "their bones are protruding from the skin....

New Bushfire Forces Evacuations Near Australian…

A new fire near the Canberra Airport forced evacuation of nearby suburbs.

'Who is she?' - US Treasury chief takes swipe at…

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg is in no position to give economic advice until she goes to college and comes out with an economics degree

Wuhan goes into lockdown as coronavirus spreads

China locks down the central city to try to contain the virus which has killed at least 17 and infected more than 600 people. Emer McCarthy reports.

UN Experts Want Immediate Probe of Alleged Bezos…

The world's richest man had his phone hacked during what he thought was a friendly chat with Saudi Arabia's crown prince, insiders say, and now UN experts are calling for an "immediate investigation" of the allegations by "the US and other relevant authorities." Sources tell the Guardian that investigators have...

China Enacts Precautionary Quarantine Measures…

The virus has killed at least 17 people and sickened more than 500 others in China.

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Portugal police: Banker in Angola scandal hangs…

Police in Portugal say a banker named in a major Angolan money-laundering and corruption scandal has died in an apparent suicide at his home

Fake videos and AI rattle nerves in Davos

Worries about deep fake videos and artificial intelligence took center stage at this year's World Economic Forum and an interactive display gave attendees a chance to create their own deep fake. Ciara Lee reports.

Turns Out There's a Problem With Meghan's New…

The palace recently announced that Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Sussex would henceforth be known as Meghan, Duchess of Sussex. One problem: Sarah Ferguson goes by Sarah, Duchess of York, and she's a divorcee—which led to concern that the change made it sound like Prince Harry's marriage had...