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Israeli police have evicted Palestinian residents from a disputed property in a flashpoint Jerusalem neighborhood
China is condemning plans by Slovenia to upgrade relations with self-governing Taiwan, a move likely to spark diplomatic and economic retaliation against the tiny Central European country
Germany’s Transport Ministry has criticized a stunt that saw a Czech millionaire drive his high-powered sportscar along a public highway at speeds of up to 257 mph
An Islamic militant who eluded capture for 18 years has been sentenced to 15 years in prison after an Indonesian court found him guilty of hiding information about the 2002 Bali bombings from authorities and harboring other suspects
A snowstorm in the Middle East has left many Lebanese and Syrians scrambling to find ways to survive
A local court has convicted 18 people who were involved from Belgium in the 2019 deaths of 39 people from Vietnam whose bodies were found in the back of a container truck in southeastern England
Officials in Madagascar say that heavy rains have flooded parts of the capital city, Antananarivo, killing 10 people and making more than 12,000 homeless
An Israeli Cabinet minister has dismissed claims that police used controversial spyware to surveil protesters, a day after a newspaper investigation prompted outraged lawmakers to seek a formal inquiry
French President Emmanuel Macron says the European Union should quickly draw up a new security plan containing proposals to help ease tensions with Russia
Decades ago, Mexican activists drove women into the United States to terminate their pregnancies at clinics
The eastern Caribbean island of Barbados is holding a snap general election after cutting ties with Queen Elizabeth II late last year and appointing its first ever president to lead the world’s newest republic
Berlin prosecutors have opened an investigation into the leadership of Germany’s Green party, including the country's new vice chancellor and foreign minister, over pandemic bonus payments last winter
A United Arab Emirates ambassador says Yemen's Houthi rebels used cruise missiles, ballistic missiles and drones in an attack on Abu Dhabi this week that killed three people and set off fires at a fuel depot and an international airport
Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard has been denied bail and will be detained in Toronto as he awaits trial
An Indigenous New Mexico woman has been named to lead the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian
A new study that compares coronavirus protection from prior infection and vaccination concludes getting the shots is still the safest way to prevent COVID-19
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says face masks will no longer be mandatory in public places and schools in England and COVID-19 passports will be dropped for large events, as infections level off in large parts of the country
For the first time, all Americans can log on to a government website and order free, at-home COVID-19 tests
In a Himalayan village in the Indian-controlled part of Kashmir, young health worker Masrat Farid packed her bag with vaccines on a frigid morning in January as strong winds swept snow through the air. She is part of a team of health workers undertaking a do…
Spanish authorities say that at least five people have died in a fire at a nursing home near Valencia in eastern Spain