Syrian TV: Troops in control of northern Hama countryside

Syrian state TV: Troops take villages in northern Hama countryside, gain full control of region south of Idlib

AP Was There: Allied forces liberate Paris from…

This story was first published after Allied troops entered Paris on Aug. 25, 1944 to liberate the French capital from Nazi occupation

Iran Unveils New Long-Range Missile Defense System

The country displayed the domestically built defense system during an unveiling ceremony Thursday.

Global worry over Amazon fires escalates…

Amid global concern about raging Amazon fires, Brazil on Thursday said it was the target of a smear campaign by critics who contend President Jair Bolsonaro is not doing enough to curb widespread deforestation

Poland searches for 5 missing after deadly…

Rescuers in Poland say they are searching for five people missing after a deadly thunderstorm hit the Tatra Mountains killing five and injuring over 150

China Issues Another Warning Over Upcoming U.S…

The Trump administration is scheduled to impose a 10% tariff on hundreds of billions of dollars of Chinese goods in two parts later this year.

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Baltics mark 30th anniversary of key anti-Soviet protest

Baltic nations mark 30th anniversary of an anti-Soviet protest that presaged their break from the USSR

Canada halts Hong Kong consulate staff travel…

Accountants in Hong Kong have marched in support of a pro-democracy movement, while the Canadian Consulate banned its staff from leaving the city on official business

Rainforest Fires Fill Brazil's Skies With Smoke…

Brazil's space agency reports a record of more than 72,000 fires this year, up 80 percent from 2018.

Security in Kashmir tightened following call for…

Authorities have intensified patrols in the main city in Indian-controlled Kashmir after posters appeared calling for a public march to a United Nations office to protest New Delhi's tightened grip on the disputed region

Japan leader says S. Korea ending intel deal…

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says South Korea's decision to cancel a deal to share military intelligence is damaging mutual trust

Boris Johnson Gets A New Deadline In Brexit Talks…

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson wants to tear up the Northern Ireland backstop as part of any Brexit deal with the EU.

Russian opposition leader Navalny released from…

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been released after spending a month in jail for calling for an unsanctioned protest

US officials confirm Israeli strike in Iraq

US officials confirm Israel responsible for bombing of Iranian weapons depot in Iraq last month

Cardinal George Pell Loses Appeal Against Child…

Tthe judges who upheld Pell's conviction said they "did not experience a doubt" about the verdict after reviewing all of the evidence.

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UN: Possible to eradicate malaria, but probably…

The World Health Organization says it's theoretically possible to wipe out malaria, but probably not with the imperfect vaccine and other control methods being used at the moment

Canadian Caught With CBD Oil Faces Lifetime Ban…

A young Canadian woman thought that since marijuana is legal throughout Canada and in Washington state, it would be OK to bring the non-psychoactive CBD oil she uses for medical purposes from one to the other. She was very wrong. The woman, who uses the cannabis-derived product to treat the...

Trump Administration Formally Approves F-16 Sales…

The $8 billion sale includes 66 F-16 fighter jets.

Climate change turns Arctic into strategic…

Greenland and the rest of the Arctic region are taking on new geopolitical and economic importance as warmer temperatures cause the ice to retreat

New Zealand parliament speaker soothes baby as…

New Zealand's parliament speaker was in action this week as a baby whisperer, rocking, feeding and burping a colleague's infant as a legislative debate raged

NYT Reports ISIS Is Making A Comeback In Iraq…

Sources told the New York Times ISIS has been practicing guerrilla warfare, adding new recruits and have about $400 million hidden away.

Sri Lanka attacks boost feared ex-official's bid…

Facing torture allegations, Sri Lanka's opposition candidate for president gets a boost after deadly attacks this year

North Korea foreign minister calls Pompeo…

North Korea's foreign minister calls Pompeo a "poisonous plant of American diplomacy" who hampers efforts to restart nuclear negotiations

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte Announces…

During a lengthy speech to the Italian Senate Tuesday, Giuseppe Conte said he would submit his resignation to the president later on.

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US and Taliban resume talks on ending America's…

United States envoy and the Taliban resume negotiations on ending America's longest war

Rohingya shun repatriation to Myanmar, want…

No Rohingya Muslims staying in crowded refugee camps in Bangladesh turned up for a planned repatriation to Myanmar because they want to be guaranteed safety and citizenship first

Lam Says She Wants To Start 'Dialogue' With Hong…

In a news conference Tuesday, Carrie Lam said she hopes protests over the weekend are the start of peace in the city.