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Woman charged with Kim Jong Nam's killing freed in shock ruling

The Indonesian woman accused of using a deadly nerve agent to kill Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, returned home Monday after Malaysian prosecutors withdrew the charge against her.

UN staff and humanitarian workers among victims of Ethiopian Airlines crash

The ill-fated Ethiopian Airlines flight that crashed shortly after takeoff on Sunday was packed with humanitarian workers and international experts, many of whom were bound for a major United Nations environmental summit in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi.

Trump bets it all on friendship with Kim

President Donald Trump was looking to flatter his new friend in Singapore when he struck upon an unusual compliment.

ISIS has been reduced to 1.5 square miles in Syria. This is its final stand.

"They broke us, I swear to God. [ISIS] broke us," the tall man said. He was thin, in his mid-thirties, his face drawn with exhaustion, his eyes hollow. He had just walked with his extended family out of the town ...

This week is going to be completely full of news. Day and night.

President Donald Trump is traveling 12 time zones across the world for a second high-stakes summit with the North Korean despot Kim Jong Un. During the day in Vietnam and while Americans are sleeping, Trump will try to breathe new ...

Theresa May's job is getting harder by the day

Taking a break from the EU-Arab League summit in Sharm el-Sheikh on Sunday evening, Theresa May was challenged to a quick game of pool by Italian PM Giuseppe Conte. It turns out her pool skills are not much better than ...

Trump ramps up pressure on Venezuela's Maduro in speech

President Donald Trump on Monday urged Venezuelan military officials to back the country's self-declared interim president Juan Guaido and allow humanitarian aid to flow into Venezuela.

Nigerian president says military should be 'ruthless' with vote riggers

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari said he had ordered the military and law enforcement officers to be ruthless with those involved in election fraud following the postponement of the country's general elections.

The Ethiopian migrants braving Yemen's war to find a better life in Saudi Arabia

They trudge, exhausted, along the desolate winding road to Obock in northern Djibouti, flanked on either side by a black, alien landscape created millennia ago by volcanic eruptions.

Ted Cruz Pushes for El Chapo to Pay for the Wall

Sen. Ted Cruz is proposing a new source of funding for a border wall: recently convicted drug kingpin El Chapo.

Turkey orders detention of more than 1,100 people linked to failed 2016 coup

Turkey has ordered the detention of 1,112 people over suspected links to a failed coup attempt, a Ministry of Interior source told CNN.

Pope Francis praises girl who broke through security to give him a letter

A little girl evaded tight police security Tuesday inside Abu Dhabi's city stadium and ran to Pope Francis to deliver him a letter.

The developing countries with the most to fear from Brexit

The potential fallout from Brexit won't stop with the UK and the European Union, a new study has found. The UK's departure from the EU may also pose a serious threat to developing countries that depend on trade with Britain, ...

Venezuela may 'spiral out of control' with at least 20 dead in protests, UN says

As two declared presidents vie for power in Venezuela, a UN human rights official says at least 20 people have died in protest-related violence this week in the Latin American country, sparking her concern that the situation there "may rapidly ...

Russian plane makes unplanned landing after hijacking attempt

A commercial flight bound for Moscow made an emergency landing in western Siberia after a drunk passenger tried to hijack the aircraft, Russian media reported.

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