Mandela: A life of soaring symbolism, now harnessed by UN

Nelson Mandela’s South African journey from anti-apartheid leader to prisoner to president to global statesman.

Art exhibition highlights human side of European migration

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Hundreds mark Hurricane Maria anniversary near Trump resort

Dozens of vehicles slowly approached President Donald Trump‘s Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida on Saturday afternoon,.

Gunmen attack Iran military parade, killing at least 8

Gunmen attacked an annual Iranian military parade Saturday in the country’s oil-rich southwest, killing at.

Tanzania leader orders arrests as ferry death toll over 130

Hundreds of solemn people watched Friday as body after body was pulled from a capsized.

Maldives prepares for polls seen as test for young democracy

A decade after people took to the streets to welcome democracy to the Maldives, an.

Vladimir Putin poses with new Kalashnikov sniper rifle

Russian state media has released video of President Vladimir Putin showing off with a new.

The Latest: Stone marker has wrong dates for Moon’s visit

The Latest on the summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean.

Moon, Kim sign agreement for North Korea to take further steps to denuclearize

North and South Korea issued a joint statement Wednesday laying out more steps North Korea.

The Latest: Mattis says plane downing won’t affect IS fight

The Latest on a Russian military aircraft shot down over the Mediterranean Sea and other.

Kim, Moon start possibly most challenging Korean summit yet

The leaders of the two Koreas have begun their official summit talks on denuclearization of.

Israel to approve immigration for 1,000 Ethiopian Jews

The Israeli government announced Monday that it agreed to absorb 1,000 Ethiopian Jews — accepting.

Guatemala court backs UN ant-graft chief against president

In a blunt rebuke to President Jimmy Morales, Guatemala’s Constitutional Court ordered that the head.

Palestinian stabs American-Israeli man to death in West Bank

A Palestinian assailant on Sunday fatally stabbed a well-known Israeli settler to death Sunday at.

Gunmen wearing mariachi garb kill 4, wound 9 in Mexico City

Mexicans heading into the weekend’s Independence Day celebrations were jolted by a brazen shooting by.

Malaysia’s Anwar confident PM handover will go as planned

Malaysia’s designated prime minister-in-waiting, Anwar Ibrahim, said Saturday that he has no reason to doubt.

Ferocious typhoon slams into northeastern Philippines

Typhoon Mangkhut slammed into the country’s northeastern coast early Saturday, with witnesses saying the storm‘s.

Koreas open 1st liaison office for better communication

The rival Koreas on Friday launched their first liaison office near their tense border to.

US bishops conference held at Vatican Video

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New Zealand dairy giant posts loss after China stake sours

New Zealand’s largest company, which sells dairy products, said Thursday it will completely review its.

EU lawmakers move against Hungary over rule of law

European Union lawmakers have voted overwhelmingly in favor of launching action against the Hungarian government.

Brazil race begins in earnest with da Silva off party ticket

Brazil’s Workers’ Party on Tuesday replaced jailed former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva as.

SKorea’s Moon calls for ‘bold decisions’ ahead of Kim summit

South Korea’s president on Tuesday urged both North Korea and the United States to “make.

Knife-wielding man goes on stabbing spree in Paris, injuring 7

A man wielding a knife and an iron bar went on a stabbing spree on.

The Latest: Group says arrest ‘first step’ toward justice

The Latest on the shooting of a man by a Dallas police officer who said.

North Korea celebrates its 70th anniversary with its massive military parade Video

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Suspect in Brazil candidate stabbing moved to new prison

The man suspected of stabbing Brazilian presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro was moved Saturday to a.

UN envoy to Yemen seeks to downplay non-start of talks

The U.N. special envoy to Yemen sought to downplay the significance of the failure of.

California fire, John McCain funeral, gay rights in India: The Week in Photos Video

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Unwanted by Australia, refugees on Nauru have few options

Surrounded by the shelves and furniture her older brother made, 13-year-old Parnian sits in the.

North Korea’s Kim has faith in Trump, frustrated at skeptics

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un still has faith in U.S. President Donald Trump‘s commitment.

Brazil’s federal police seek charges against President Temer

Brazil’s federal police filed a report Wednesday seeking to have corruption charges brought against unpopular.

28 people missing after boat capsizes in India’s northeast

Twenty-eight people are missing after a motorized boat capsized Wednesday in the flooded Brahmputra River.

US escalates warning to Assad regime, Russia not to use chemical weapons in Idlib

The White House is doubling down on its warning to the Syrian regime not to.

Taliban say founder of Haqqani network dies in Afghanistan

The founder of Afghanistan‘s much-feared Haqqani network, a former U.S. ally turned fierce enemy, has.

London mayor who OK’d Trump baby blimp to get own balloon

Critics of London Mayor Sadiq Khan have been given permission to fly a giant balloon.

Brazil presidential hopeful: let police kill criminals

A leading candidate in Brazil‘s presidential election said police should be given license to kill.

Prof. charged with murder after wife’s body found in office

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Pope Francis reportedly has no intention of resigning

Pope Francis has no intention of stepping down as he fights accusations that he protected.

Former Vietnamese jailer says he respected late Sen. McCain

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A dog chases a ball, Britain’s carnival and a mass wedding: World in Photos, Aug. 27 Video

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Colombia anti-corruption referendum comes up shy on votes

An anti-corruption referendum in Colombia drew millions to the polls Sunday but fell just short.

Pope denounces Irish forced adoptions after victims’ appeal

Pope Francis on Sunday denounced how Irish children were “robbed of their innocence and taken.

Italy: Catholic church, Albania, Ireland to take migrants

Catholic bishops, tiny Albania and Ireland agreed to take the 140 migrants blocked aboard an.

Pope heads to Ireland amid new global outrage over sex abuse

Pope Francis arrives Saturday in Ireland, ground zero of the Catholic Church’s sex abuse crisis,.

Utilities pivot from power plants to grid work for profits

Electric utilities are pouring billions of dollars into a race to prevent terrorists or enemy.

Australia ruling party chooses Treasurer Morrison as next PM

Australia government lawmakers on Friday elected Treasurer Scott Morrison as the next prime minister in.

Farmer shocked that worker suspected in Iowa woman’s slaying

For years, the young man from Mexico presented himself as a legal U.S. resident and.

Argentine Senate approves raids on Fernandez properties

Argentine senators have approved a judge’s request for authorities to carry out raids on properties.

German farmers call for emergency measures over poor harvest

German farmers want the government to provide emergency assistance following a poor harvest due to.

Hajj pilgrims, Asian Games and a meerkat weighs in: World in Photos, Aug. 21 Video

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Movie star’s lifestyle reversal sparks a debate in Egypt

Hala Shiha quit the glamorous film industry a decade ago to embrace a more religious.

Uganda police battle protesters seeking release of pop star

Ugandan police fired bullets and tear gas Monday to disperse a crowd of protesters demanding.

Australian prime minister abandons greenhouse gas target

Australia’s prime minister on Monday abandoned plans to legislate to limit greenhouse gas emissions to.

Cyprus extradites Egyptian hijacker who dropped legal fight

An Egyptian man who hijacked a domestic EgyptAir flight in 2016 and ordered it to.

Suspect in UK Parliament crash charged with attempted murder

A driver whose car collided with several people before crashing outside Britain’s Parliament has been.

Taliban say no peace with ‘occupation,’ want US talks

The leader of the Taliban said Saturday there will be no peace in Afghanistan as.