Spanish PM vows to stand firm amid Catalonia…

Spanish caretaker prime minister Pedro Sánchez says three straight days of violent clashes between protesters and police in Catalonia won't provoke authorities into taking drastic measures

Frustration and pride in Canada after a year of…

A year after Canada became the first major nation to legalize cannabis, the weed is expensive, the selection is limited, the black market persists, and licensed stores are scarce

U.S. Economic Sanctions Unlikely To Deter Turkish…

Analysts say Turkey is willing to face economic consequences to continue its offensive in Syria.

Former Pompeo aide testifies; Senate talks…

A former aide to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has told House impeachment investigators that the Trump administration's politicization of foreign policy contributed to his resignation

Syrian forces enter key border town, blocking…

Russia is offering to mediate a resolution in northern Syria, further asserting Moscow's role as a regional force ahead of a mission by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence to press Turkey for a cease-fire

Erdoğan Says He Will Meet With Pence In Turkey T…

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan had previously said he would only meet with President Donald Trump.

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Slain American Had Islands' 'Most Dangerous Job'

Rachelle Bergeron, an American serving as an acting attorney general in Micronesia, was shot to death outside her home. She had just returned from a jog and was opening the back of her car to let her dog out when three gunshots rang out, the AP reports. Her husband, who...

Brexit talks inch closer to a deal ahead of summit

The European Union and Britain were inching ever closer to a Brexit deal, with the leaders of France and Germany saying they expected an agreement could be sealed within a day at an EU summit

Hong Kong Leader Forced To Abandon Speech After…

Wednesday was the first time Hong Kong's Legislative Council had met for a regular session since protesters stormed the building back in July.

Pelosi: Trump Had 'Meltdown' During Syria Meeting

Shortly after the House on Wednesday overwhelmingly voted to condemn President Trump's withdrawal of US forces from Syria, Congressional leaders were at the White House for a meeting with Trump on the matter—a meeting that did not end well. Nancy Pelosi, who said she believed Trump was "very shaken...

US resumes assistance to El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras

The Trump administration is resuming targeted foreign assistance funding for El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras after the three Central American countries recently signed immigration deals with Washington

London Bans All Protests Linked To Climate Group…

The Metropolitan Police Service said protesters were made aware of the new changes, but that didn't stop them from demonstrating anyway.

Germany angered by Shell refusal to dismantle old oil rigs

Germany is calling an international meeting to discuss Shell's alleged refusal to dismantle old oil rigs in the Northeast Atlantic

Oxford Professor Accused of Hawking Ancient…

An Oxford professor stands accused of selling fragments of texts dating as far back as the third century BC ... to Hobby Lobby. Thirteen fragments from the Oxyrhynchus Papyri—a collection, held at Oxford University, of more than 500,000 pieces of ancient Greek papyrus and parchment discovered by archaeologists in...

Russian Troops Move Into Syria After U.S. Troops…

The Kremlin has been a crucial military ally for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for years.

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In Iraq, concern that Syria chaos would bring…

Iraq's defense minister has expressed concerns that the Islamic State group would take advantage of Turkey's invasion of northern Syria to destabilize Iraq

Macron and Merkel try to showcase unity as Brexit…

President Emmanuel Macron and Chancellor Angela Merkel have sought to show unity at a meeting in southern France, as the European Union and Britain appeared close to a tentative Brexit deal.

EU Countries Ban Arms Sales To Turkey

Other EU countries joined France and Germany in banning arms sales to Turkey in response to military offensive in northern Syria.

Why Irish Politicians Are Seeking to Unearth James Joyce

James Joyce could be in for an international move some 70 years after his death. Officials in Ireland hope to dig up the country's "premier writer" in order to repatriate his remains and those of his wife, kept at a Swiss cemetery, before the 100th anniversary of Joyce's masterpiece Ulysses...

Troops in Kashmir exchange fire, 4 civilians…

Officials say Pakistani and Indian troops exchanged gunfire in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, killing four civilians and wounding nearly a dozen others

North Korea Hosts Historic Inter-Korean World Cup…

It's the first time the two countries have faced off for a men's soccer match on a North Korean field in almost three decades.

New European Commission delayed, to take office…

The European Parliament has delayed a vote on the appointment of the next European Commission, the European Union's executive arm

Trump: Kurds Are 'Not Angels,' Have a Lot of Sand…

In what Politico calls "perhaps the president’s most dismissive defense of his widely condemned decision earlier this month to allow Turkey to invade Syria," the president on Wednesday cast the US-allied Kurds as "not angels" who are fighting a battle "that has nothing to do with us." In comments made...

Former UN Ambassador: Abandoning Kurds Is…

"To say that the Kurds are our allies really does them no justice. They were our ground force," says former U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power.

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Clarification: Ukraine-Protests story

Prosecutors suspect man of illegally detaining…

Prosecutors say they are charging a 58-year-old man arrested in connection with the discovery of a Dutch family who lived largely isolated from the outside world for nine years

New Zealand To Create Unit To Tackle Online…

​Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said the new team will focus on "targeting and disrupting violent extremist content across our digital channels."