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Holocaust numbers haunting preventable child deaths

The number of chiildren around the world who die each year from causes that could be prevented, is equal to ...

Antonio Guterres calls for release of jailed journalists

NEW YORK, New York - U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday called on the Myanmar government to pardon and release ...

UNHRC wants Myanmar military leaders on genocide charges

GENEVA, Switzerland – The independent, international body investigating violence and atrocities against the Rohingya in Myanmar has called for the sacking ...

Dangers, Opportunities for Turkey in Idlib Deal, Analysts Say

ISTANBUL - Ankara is signaling its readiness to use force against radical groups in the Syrian Idlib enclave as part ...

Chilean Archbishop Seeks Dismissal of Sex Abuse Cover-up Charges

Attorneys for Chile's most senior cleric said on Friday they will ask a judge to drop charges he covered up ...

U.S. Renews Call For Chechen Rights Activist Titiyev's Release

The United States has expressed concern about a Russian court's decision to close rights activist Oyub Titiyev's trial to public, ...

Rosenstein Denies He Proposed Secretly Taping Trump

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein denied a New York Times report Friday that he suggested that he secretly record President ...

Rosenstein Denies That He Proposed Secretly Taping Trump

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is denying a report in The New York Times that he suggested last year he ...

Kenya Lifts Ban on Lesbian Love Tale, in Time for Oscar Nominations

NAIROBI - A Kenyan court on Friday temporarily lifted a ban on the movie Rafiki. Justice Wilfrida Okwany said that ...

Chinese Dissident Couple Granted Bail But to Face Trial in Thailand

A Thai appeals court on Friday granted bail to Chinese dissidents Wu Yuhua and Yang Chong, who face charges of ...

Lawyer: Ukraine President Suing BBC for Libel

KYEV - Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko is suing British broadcaster BBC for libel over an article that said Kyev paid ...

Refugee, Migrant Children Face Dire Conditions on Greek Islands

GENEVA - More than 7,000 refugee and migrant children are living under horrible, unsanitary conditions on the Greek islands, the ...

Major Powers, Except US, Try to Keep Iran Nuclear Deal Alive

WASHINGTON/PARIS - Nations that struck the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, except for the United States, meet on Monday in what ...

Kremlin Scrambles As Regions Prepare For Runoff Votes

There is an unspoken agreement in the Russian political scene: the heads of the country's 85 regions enjoy the Kremlin's ...

Lawyer: Former NASA Scientist to Appeal Terrorism Charges

ISTANBUL - A Turkish-U.S. citizen and former NASA scientist jailed in Turkey on terrorism charges plans to file an appeal ...

British PM May Says Brexit Talks With EU At Impasse

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May says that negotiations with the European Union on Britain's withdrawal from the bloc are at ...

UK Hits Back After EU Trashes May's Brexit Plan

LONDON - The British government on Friday accused the European Union of slamming the handbrake on Brexit negotiations, after the ...

Pakistan Urges China to Ease Pressure on Muslim Minority

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan is urging China to ease pressures on the country's Muslim minority amid warnings by rights groups that ...

AGREA to host first Leaders and Entrepreneurs in Agriculture Forum

QUEZON CITY, Sept. 21 (PIA) -- The Agricultural Communities International Foundation, Inc. (AGREA), will host the first-ever Leaders and Entrepreneurs ...

India, Pakistan Plan Rare Meeting After Khan Reaches Out To Modi

The foreign ministers of archrivals India and Pakistan will hold a rare meeting on the sidelines of the UN General ...

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136 dead after ferry sinks in world's largest tropical lake

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania - In one of the year's worst disasters, about 136 people were confirmed dead and several ...

Holocaust numbers haunting preventable child deaths

The number of chiildren around the world who die each year from causes that could be prevented, is equal to ...

Antonio Guterres calls for release of jailed journalists

NEW YORK, New York - U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday called on the Myanmar government to pardon and release ...

UNHRC wants Myanmar military leaders on genocide charges

GENEVA, Switzerland – The independent, international body investigating violence and atrocities against the Rohingya in Myanmar has called for the sacking ...

Dangers, Opportunities for Turkey in Idlib Deal, Analysts Say

ISTANBUL - Ankara is signaling its readiness to use force against radical groups in the Syrian Idlib enclave as part ...

Chilean Archbishop Seeks Dismissal of Sex Abuse Cover-up Charges

Attorneys for Chile's most senior cleric said on Friday they will ask a judge to drop charges he covered up ...

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