Helicopters rescue Norway cruise ship passengers amid storm
Helicopters rescue Norway cruise ship passengers amid storm

Police say a cruise ship with engine problems has sent a mayday call off Norway's western coast and is making plans to evacuate its 1,300 passengers.

A rare albino penguin makes its debut at zoo in Poland
A rare albino penguin makes its debut at zoo in Poland

An extremely rare albino penguin has made its debut at the Gdansk zoo in northern Poland.

March 22nd, 2:31 PM CDT
EU leaders postpone decision on 2050 climate goal
EU leaders postpone decision on 2050 climate goal

European Union leaders are pushing back a decision on the bloc's efforts to end most emissions of greenhouse gases.

March 22nd, 10:51 AM CDT
Italy, China sign accord deepening economic ties
Italy, China sign accord deepening economic ties

Italy has signed a memorandum of understanding with China in support of Beijing's 'Belt and Road' initiative, which aims to weave a network of ports, bridges and power plants linking China with Africa, Europe and beyond.

11 hrs 58 mins ago
Pope replaces Santiago bishop accused of sex abuse cover-up
Pope replaces Santiago bishop accused of sex abuse cover-up

Francis replaces embattled Santiago archbishop amid cover-up scandal.

11 hrs 48 mins ago
IS loses all territory but its shadowy leader still at large
IS loses all territory but its shadowy leader still at large

Islamic State group loses all territory in final defeat but its shadowy leader al-Baghdadi still at large.

10 hrs 8 mins ago
Ethiopian Airlines chief questions Max training requirements
Ethiopian Airlines chief questions Max training requirements

The chief executive of Ethiopian Airlines says the warning and training requirements set for the Max planes 'might not have been enough'.

10 hrs 28 mins ago
Rally in Barcelona against new Spanish far-right party
Rally in Barcelona against new Spanish far-right party

Several hundred people are marching in Barcelona to protest the emergence of a far-right party in Spain ahead of next month's national elections.

3 hrs 8 mins ago
The Latest: US commander: IS fighters could 're-emerge'
The Latest: US commander: IS fighters could 're-emerge'

A Kurdish commander has formally announced the "physical defeat" of the Islamic State group and appealed for continued assistance until the full eradication of the extremist group.

10 hrs 48 mins ago
The Latest: 2nd ship needs rescue off Norway's western coast
The Latest: 2nd ship needs rescue off Norway's western coast

Norwegian officials say rescue workers have managed to evacuate about 100 people so far from a cruise ship that ran into engine problems in heavy winds and seas and sent a mayday call off Norway's western coast.

6 hrs 28 mins ago
Venezuela lays out accusations against Guaido's top aide
Venezuela lays out accusations against Guaido's top aide

Venezuela's government is laying out accusations against a jailed top aide to opposition leader Juan Guaido.

3 hrs 38 mins ago
The Latest: Protesters in London demand halt to Brexit
The Latest: Protesters in London demand halt to Brexit

Protesters are gathering in central London before what is expected to be a massive march in favor of a second Brexit referendum.

12 hrs 8 mins ago
Germany gives seal of approval to truck turning assistant
Germany gives seal of approval to truck turning assistant

Germany's transport ministry has issued its first operating license for a driver assistance system meant to reduce the number of cyclists or pedestrians killed by turning vehicles.

March 21st, 9:01 AM CDT
Europe fines Google $1.7 billion in antitrust case
Europe fines Google $1.7 billion in antitrust case

EU regulators fine Google 1.49 billion euros ($1.68 billion) for abusing its dominance in online advertising.

March 20th, 6:21 AM CDT
US-allied Syrian force declares victory over Islamic State
US-allied Syrian force declares victory over Islamic State

A U.S.-backed Syrian force says it has liberated the last area held by the Islamic State group in the eastern Syrian village of Baghouz, declaring victory over the extremists and the end of their self-declared caliphate.

17 hrs 7 mins ago
The Latest: 115 reported dead after attack on Malian village
The Latest: 115 reported dead after attack on Malian village

A group representing ethnic Peulhs in central Mali says the provisional death toll from morning militia attack has risen to 115.

5 hrs 48 mins ago
Trump, Israeli leader have mutually beneficial relationship
Trump, Israeli leader have mutually beneficial relationship

The surprise recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights by President Trump is the latest example of a mutually beneficial relationship between him and the Israeli prime minister.

9 hrs 8 mins ago
Brazilian miner Vale says dam in danger of collapse
Brazilian miner Vale says dam in danger of collapse

Brazilian mining giant Vale said Saturday that communities in the southeastern state of Minas Gerais have been ordered to evacuate, after independent auditors found that one of its dams could collapse at any moment.

4 hrs 37 mins ago
French yellow vest protests in Paris avoid last week's riots
French yellow vest protests in Paris avoid last week's riots

The French government vowed to strengthen security as yellow vest protesters stage a 19th round of demonstrations, following last week's riots in Paris.

14 hrs 48 mins ago
Cyprus arrests Turkish Kurd terror suspect wanted by Germany
Cyprus arrests Turkish Kurd terror suspect wanted by Germany

Cyprus' government spokesman says authorities have arrested a Turkish Kurd political refugee that Germany has launched criminal proceedings for "terrorist activities.".

2 hrs 37 mins ago
Magnitude 6.1 quake rattles nerves in southwestern Colombia
Magnitude 6.1 quake rattles nerves in southwestern Colombia

A magnitude 6.1 earthquake that struck in Colombia shook buildings and frightened residents, but does not appear to have caused any damage.

3 hrs 27 mins ago

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Brazilian miner Vale says dam in danger of collapse
Brazilian miner Vale says dam in danger of collapse

Brazilian mining giant Vale said Saturday that communities in the southeastern state of Minas Gerais have been ordered to evacuate, after independent auditors found that one of its dams could collapse at any moment.

4 hrs 37 mins ago
French yellow vest protests in Paris avoid last week's riots
French yellow vest protests in Paris avoid last week's riots

The French government vowed to strengthen security as yellow vest protesters stage a 19th round of demonstrations, following last week's riots in Paris.

14 hrs 48 mins ago
Cyprus arrests Turkish Kurd terror suspect wanted by Germany
Cyprus arrests Turkish Kurd terror suspect wanted by Germany

Cyprus' government spokesman says authorities have arrested a Turkish Kurd political refugee that Germany has launched criminal proceedings for "terrorist activities.".

2 hrs 37 mins ago
Magnitude 6.1 quake rattles nerves in southwestern Colombia
Magnitude 6.1 quake rattles nerves in southwestern Colombia

A magnitude 6.1 earthquake that struck in Colombia shook buildings and frightened residents, but does not appear to have caused any damage.

3 hrs 27 mins ago
Thousands rally against leaders in Serbia, Montenegro
Thousands rally against leaders in Serbia, Montenegro

Thousands of people have rallied in Serbia against populist President Aleksandar Vucic after political tensions soared last weekend when protesters burst into the state TV building angry over its reporting that they view as biased.

3 hrs 17 mins ago
Tens of thousands in southern Africa need help after cyclone
Tens of thousands in southern Africa need help after cyclone

A second week has begun of efforts to find and help scores of thousands of people after Cyclone Idai devastated parts of southern Africa.

15 hrs 57 mins ago
Legendary Israeli Mossad agent Rafi Eitan dies at 92
Legendary Israeli Mossad agent Rafi Eitan dies at 92

Rafi Eitan, a legendary Israeli Mossad spy who led the capture of Holocaust mastermind Adolf Eichmann, has died at 92.

5 hrs 28 mins ago
Q&A: The end of the Islamic State group's "caliphate"
Q&A: The end of the Islamic State group's "caliphate"

Q&A: The Islamic State group's self-styled caliphate is gone, but the threat it poses remains.

13 hrs 38 mins ago
Pompeo tours Lebanese historical sites in ancient city
Pompeo tours Lebanese historical sites in ancient city

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his wife Susan spent much of the second and last day of their visit to Lebanon touring historical churches and a centuries-old citadel in this coastal city.

4 hrs 28 mins ago
The Latest: Minister: 40K yellow vest protesters nationwide
The Latest: Minister: 40K yellow vest protesters nationwide

Thousands of yellow vest protesters are marching through Paris amid heightened security a week after resurgent rioting by demonstrators angry at President Emmanuel Macron.

10 hrs 38 mins ago
Extremists attack Somalia govt office, minister among 5 dead
Extremists attack Somalia govt office, minister among 5 dead

An explosion has been heard in the Somali capital Mogadishu.

14 hrs 38 mins ago
5,000 nationalists protest corruption in Ukraine
5,000 nationalists protest corruption in Ukraine

About 5,000 nationalist demonstrators have held a protest in the Ukrainian capital calling for arrests in a defense industry corruption case.

4 hrs 58 mins ago
Algerian lawyers march to demand Bouteflika's departure
Algerian lawyers march to demand Bouteflika's departure

Hundreds of Algerian lawyers marched in the country's capital, Algiers, to demand the departure of ailing, 82-year-old President Abdelaziz Bouteflika at the end of his term scheduled on April 28.

12 hrs 28 mins ago
115 reported dead after attack on central Malian village
115 reported dead after attack on central Malian village

A group representing ethnic Peulhs in central Mali says the provisional death toll from morning militia attack is now 115 dead.

5 hrs 27 mins ago
Clashes among government-aligned forces in Yemen's kill 6
Clashes among government-aligned forces in Yemen's kill 6

Yemeni officials say heavy street battles among armed Islamist factions aligned with the exiled government have left at least six people dead and families displaced.

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