Powerful earthquakes trigger tsunami warning in New Zealand; thousands evacuate

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — One of the biggest earthquakes to hit the South Pacific in modern history forced thousands of people in New Zealand to evacuate and triggered tsunami warnings across the world Friday, but it did not appear to cause injuries or major damage because it struck in remote ocean. The magnitude 8.1 quake was the largest in a More...

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Iran to meet with United Nations technical experts over uranium find

Iran has agreed to sit down with international technical experts investigating the discovery of uranium particles at three former undeclared sites in the country, the head of the U.N. atomic watchdog said Thursday, More...

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Hong Kong’s vanishing freedom on the agenda as China’s annual congress begins

For 25 years, Hong Kong, a bustling international hub, proudly led a major ranking of the world’s freest economies. Now, it doesn’t even feature. The latest edition of the Heritage Foundation’s More...

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Pope Francis heads to Iraq hoping landmark trip can ease Muslim-Christian tensions

When two frail elderly men meet in Iraq on Saturday, they will carry with them the hope of millions for better relations between Christianity and Islam. The meeting of Pope Francis and Ali al-Sistani, the spiritual More...

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Man found guilty of using van to kill 10 pedestrians in Toronto

TORONTO — A man who admitted using a van to kill 10 pedestrians in Toronto was found guilty on Wednesday in a case that drew attention to an online world of sexual loneliness, rage and misogyny. Alek Minassian More...

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Netanyahu condemns ICC investigation, Palestinian Authority welcomes it

IE 11 is not supported. For an optimal experience visit our site on another browser. The International Criminal Court decision to look into alleged war crimes was welcomed by the Palestinian Authority More...

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At least 8 injured in ‘suspected terrorist crime,’ police in Sweden say

A “suspected terrorist crime” was being investigated in a southern Sweden town after a man assaulted at least eight people in Wednesday, police said. A man in his 20s attacked people in the small More...

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Anti-coup protesters resist increasingly violent crackdown in Myanmar

In Yangon, Myanmar’s biggest city, demonstrators came under fire as they opposed the monthlong military coup. Source link  More...

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Rockets fired at Iraqi airbase hosting U.S.-led coalition troops

Ten rockets were fired at an Iraqi military base hosting U.S.-led coalition troops Wednesday, the latest in a series of rocket attacks in Iraq with this one just days before the Pope is due to visit the country. The More...

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Suspected new Banksy artwork appears on jail wall

IE 11 is not supported. For an optimal experience visit our site on another browser. A new mural appeared on the side of a former jail in Reading, England, showing a prisoner escaping down a rope made More...