Palestinians want international court to investigate Israel
Palestinians want international court to investigate Israel

Palestinian foreign minister arrives at International Criminal Court to ask for Israeli settlement policy investigation.

Correction: Denmark-Minister-Ramadan story
Correction: Denmark-Minister-Ramadan story

The Danish government minister responsible for immigration is urging Muslims to avoid working during Ramadan, saying the traditional fasting period poses safety hazards in some professions and makes the practice "dangerous for us all.".

22 hrs 7 mins ago
Ariana Grande sends love to fans on Manchester anniversary
Ariana Grande sends love to fans on Manchester anniversary

Ariana Grande has shared a message with her fans on the anniversary of the bombing at Manchester Arena which killed 22 people.

7 hrs 8 mins ago
EU lawmakers to press Zuckerberg over data privacy
EU lawmakers to press Zuckerberg over data privacy

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faces senior European Union lawmakers later Tuesday to answer questions about a scandal over the alleged misuse of the data of millions of Facebook users.

5 hrs 59 mins ago
Australian archbishop convicted of child sex abuse cover-up
Australian archbishop convicted of child sex abuse cover-up

An Australian archbishop has become the most senior Roman Catholic cleric in the world convicted of covering up child sex abuse in a test case that holds to account church hierarchy that kept silent in the face of an international pedophile crisis.

4 hrs 9 mins ago
Palestinian leader's health apparently improving in hospital
Palestinian leader's health apparently improving in hospital

Hospitalized Palestinian president appears to be making a swift recovery from his latest health troubles.

8 hrs 49 mins ago
EU lawmakers to press Zuckerberg over data privacy
EU lawmakers to press Zuckerberg over data privacy

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faces senior European Union lawmakers later Tuesday to answer questions about a scandal over the alleged misuse of the data of millions of Facebook users.

5 hrs 59 mins ago
Australian archbishop convicted of child sex abuse cover-up
Australian archbishop convicted of child sex abuse cover-up

An Australian archbishop has become the most senior Roman Catholic cleric in the world convicted of covering up child sex abuse in a test case that holds to account church hierarchy that kept silent in the face of an international pedophile crisis.

4 hrs 9 mins ago
Palestinian leader's health apparently improving in hospital
Palestinian leader's health apparently improving in hospital

Hospitalized Palestinian president appears to be making a swift recovery from his latest health troubles.

8 hrs 49 mins ago
US bishop at royal wedding thought invitation was a prank
US bishop at royal wedding thought invitation was a prank

The American bishop whose sermon caused a stir at the wedding of Prince Harrythe royal wedding thought h.

7 hrs 9 mins ago
Social media under microscope in emotive Irish abortion vote
Social media under microscope in emotive Irish abortion vote

Debate is raging in Ireland over whether to lift the country's decades-old ban on abortion.

May 21st, 7:41 am
Congo announces 6 new confirmed cases of Ebola virus
Congo announces 6 new confirmed cases of Ebola virus

Congo announces 6 new confirmed Ebola cases as vaccination effort enters 2nd day.

3 hrs 29 mins ago
As summit looms, North Korean media return to angry tone
As summit looms, North Korean media return to angry tone

Summit notwithstanding, North Korea's media appear to be stepping up their rhetorical attacks on South Korea and joint military exercises with the United States, warning that a budding detente could be in danger.

7 hrs 19 mins ago
Russia adopts bill that could stymie trade with US
Russia adopts bill that could stymie trade with US

Russia's parliament has adopted a wide-ranging bill that could freeze crucial exports to the United States and imports to Russia.

3 hrs 39 mins ago
Stars Bardot, Marceau lead fight to amend French food bill
Stars Bardot, Marceau lead fight to amend French food bill

Actresses Brigitte Bardot and Sophie Marceau are leading campaigns for mandatory cameras in French slaughterhouses and a ban on the sale of eggs from caged hens as France's parliament prepares to debate a food industry bill Tuesday.

May 21st, 10:23 am
Zuckerberg meeting with EU parliament leaders to be webcast
Zuckerberg meeting with EU parliament leaders to be webcast

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has agreed to have Tuesday's meeting with the leaders of the European parliament about the data protection scandal that has engulfed his company open the public through web streaming.

May 21st, 4:41 am
US, China putting trade war on hold after progress in talks
US, China putting trade war on hold after progress in talks

United States and China agree to reduce massive US trade deficit but no numerical target set.

May 19th, 11:21 pm
Syrian army, police celebrate recapturing all of Damascus
Syrian army, police celebrate recapturing all of Damascus

Syrian state TV says military, police forces celebrate recapturing last neighborhoods in Damascus from rebels, IS.

4 hrs 9 mins ago
Danish govt: Minister's views on fasting Muslims are her own
Danish govt: Minister's views on fasting Muslims are her own

A spokeswoman for Denmark's coalition government says the immigration minister's assertion that Muslims fasting for Ramadan pose a safety hazard in some jobs don't represent official policy.

1 hr 39 mins ago
Australian archbishop convicted of child sex abuse cover-up
Australian archbishop convicted of child sex abuse cover-up

An Australian archbishop has become most the senior cleric in the world to be charged with covering up child sex abuse.

15 hrs 9 mins ago
The Latest: WHO: Ebola in Congo not global health emergency
The Latest: WHO: Ebola in Congo not global health emergency

The Latest: WHO says Ebola outbreak in Congo not yet a global health emergency.

May 18th, 9:43 am

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French labor minister summoned in probe over Las Vegas party
French labor minister summoned in probe over Las Vegas party

France's labor minister Muriel Penicaud has been summoned for questioning as witness in an investigation into a Las Vegas tech party.

3 hrs 29 mins ago
The Latest: Explosion kills 16 in Afghan city of Kandahar
The Latest: Explosion kills 16 in Afghan city of Kandahar

The Latest: Afghan official says least 16 people died when a container full of explosives went off in city of Kandahar.

4 hrs 9 mins ago
China sentences Tibetan activist to 5 years for separatism
China sentences Tibetan activist to 5 years for separatism

China has sentenced a Tibetan language activist to five years in prison for inciting separatism after he appeared in a documentary video produced by The New York Times.

4 hrs 39 mins ago
The Latest: Israel urges ICC to reject Palestinian request
The Latest: Israel urges ICC to reject Palestinian request

The Latest: Palestinian FM files complaint to ICC, seeks 'immediate investigation' of alleged Israeli crimes.

6 hrs 9 mins ago
Purported mother of poisoned Russian spy speaks out
Purported mother of poisoned Russian spy speaks out

Russian state television has interviewed a woman purported to be the mother of a former Russian spy who was poisoned in Britain.

7 hrs 8 mins ago
German court rejects call for Puigdemont to be rearrested
German court rejects call for Puigdemont to be rearrested

A German court has rejected a request from prosecutors to take former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont back into custody pending a decision on whether he is extradited to Spain.

6 hrs 39 mins ago
Foreign media arrive for North Korea nuke site closing
Foreign media arrive for North Korea nuke site closing

Foreign journalists arrive in North Korea to cover the dismantling of the country's underground nuclear test site.

12 hrs 9 mins ago
Congo Ebola vaccination campaign begins with health workers
Congo Ebola vaccination campaign begins with health workers

Congo's health minister says a nurse has died from Ebola in Bikoro, the town in the country's northwest where the outbreak began, as the country begins a vaccination campaign.

May 21st, 6:22 am
French public service workers strike again over job cuts
French public service workers strike again over job cuts

French public services workers have gone on strike as part of their protest a government plan to cut 120,000 jobs by 2022.

7 hrs 59 mins ago
Northern Ireland police release 1 man in backpacker murder
Northern Ireland police release 1 man in backpacker murder

Police in Northern Ireland have released one man and continue to question a second after the two were arrested in connection with the death of a German backpacker three decades ago.

6 hrs 39 mins ago
US hikes tariffs on Chinese steel exported via Vietnam
US hikes tariffs on Chinese steel exported via Vietnam

The U.S. government has hiked tariffs on steel products from Vietnam that were made with materials from China and that Washington said evaded anti-dumping duties on Chinese steel.

8 hrs 49 mins ago
Heatwave in Pakistan's Karachi kills 65 amid power cuts
Heatwave in Pakistan's Karachi kills 65 amid power cuts

Pakistani welfare organization says heatwave has killed 65 people over the past few days in the port city of Karachi.

7 hrs 19 mins ago
The princes, the president and the fortune seekers
The princes, the president and the fortune seekers

AP Investigation: A top fundraiser for President Donald Trump and a senior adviser to the crown prince of Abu Dhabi ran a secretive campaign, trading lobbying against Qatar for hundreds of millions in defense contracts from the United Arab Emirates.

19 hrs 29 mins ago
Populists' pick to be Italian premier scorns bureaucracy
Populists' pick to be Italian premier scorns bureaucracy

Populists pick law professor with almost no political experience, a left-leaning voting record and a reputation as a snazzy dresser to be Italy's premier.

8 hrs 29 mins ago
Syrian government declares capital fully under its control
Syrian government declares capital fully under its control

Syrian state TV: Government forces to resume anti-IS offensive in southern part of Damascus after evacuating civilians.

May 21st, 2:31 am

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