EU slaps sanctions on Turkey over gas drilling…

European Union foreign ministers have approved initial sanctions against Turkey over its drilling for gas in waters where EU member Cyprus has exclusive economic rights

Salvadoran accused of abortion faces retrial…

A young woman who birthed a baby into a toilet in El Salvador faces up to 30 years in prison for murder in a case that has drawn international attention because of the country's highly restrictive abortion laws

What's Really Behind China's Economic Slowdown?

China's second quarter growth was only 6.2%, the lowest point since the data started being recorded in 1992.

Congo tracing contacts of first Ebola case in…

With Ebola reaching Congo's eastern city of Goma, authorities are tracking down bus passengers who rode with a pastor who became the first confirmed case in the regional capital

Trump moves to effectively end asylum at southern…

The Trump administration is moving to effectively end protections for most asylum seekers who pass through Mexico

Iran Ready To Negotiate With U.S. — After…

President Hassan Rouhani said during a speech Sunday: "The moment you stop sanctions and bullying, we are ready to negotiate."

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Government restrictions on religion increasing…

Government restrictions on religion are on the rise in many places around the world, not only in authoritarian countries but also in many of Europe's democracies

Guy Sits on Toilet for 5 Days

A Belgian man sat on the toilet for five straight days last week. No, he's not ill; he was attempting to set a world record. Jimmy De Frenne, 48, was aiming to stay on the toilet for 165 hours but only made it to 116, Reuters reports. The toilet was...

Congo's Ebola Outbreak Moves Closer To Rwandan…

The World Health Organization says a pastor who rode from Butembo to Goma was infected, and it's identified 60 people who were on his bus.

Women urge jail until trial for Epstein as judge…

Two Jeffrey Epstein accusers have urged a judge to keep the financier behind bars until he goes on trial on federal charges that he sexually abused underage girls

UK leadership contenders criticize Trump's…

British Prime Minister Theresa May and the two men competing to succeed her have condemned U.S. President Donald Trump's attack on four female lawmakers of color, though they stopped short of calling the remarks racist

China Accuses U.S. Of Violating Law Over Arms…

China previously announced it would impose sanctions against U.S. companies involved in the arms sales to Taiwan.

Atlantia chosen to help relaunch Italy's Alitalia…

The Italian state railway running Alitalia has chosen the Atlantia group of the Benetton empire as the key partner to work with the railway, the Italian treasury and Delta Air Lines in trying once again to relaunch the struggling flagship carrier

Telescope foes tie together, block road to Hawaii…

Hundreds of demonstrators gathered at the base of Hawaii's tallest mountain to protest the construction of a giant telescope on land that some Native Hawaiians consider sacred

EU Commission Nominee Tries To Win Over A…

Ursula von der Leyen's nomination to lead the European Commission rests on her ability to stitch together a coalition in the European Parliament.

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Amazon Workers in Minnesota Stop Work on Prime Day

Amazon's Prime Day is well underway , and this year amid the bargains comes a work stoppage by employees in Minnesota. Some workers at the Amazon fulfillment center in Shakopee were taking part in a strike action from 2pm to 6pm to demand better work conditions, reports the Star Tribune . Such...

China's growth cools further as tariff war…

China's economic growth fall to 26-year low, adding to pressure on Chinese leaders in tariff fight with Trump

At Least 26 Killed In Terrorist Attack In Somalia

Two Americans and a prominent Somali-Canadian journalist were among those killed.

Sources: 27-Year-Old Admitted Murdering American…

A 27-year-old man suspected of murdering American biologist Suzanne Eaton in Greece has been detained, with local media alleging he has confessed to the crime, reports the BBC . On Monday morning ABC News reported by way of a source that Eaton had suffered defensive wounds inflicted by a knife. In...

Police say Greek man detained in American…

Police say a Greek man has been detained for questioning in the killing of an American scientist on the island of Crete

U.K. Offers To Return Seized Iranian Oil Tanker

The ship was seized on the suspicion that it was headed to Syria.

South Africa's ex-president denies corruption at…

Former South African president Jacob Zuma has denied corruption allegations against him, saying the charges are part of an international intelligence conspiracy that started more than 25 years ago to assassinate his character

Moscow rally aims to get opposition candidates on…

About 1,000 people are rallying in Moscow to support opposition candidates looking to run for the local legislature in a second day of protests in the Russian capital

Hong Kong Protests Continue After Reports Of…

Protestors took to the streets in Hong Kong after reports of police violence at a demonstration in Sheung Shui.

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Why the Extinct Mammoth Could Become 'Endangered'

The last woolly mammoth died about 4,000 years ago. So why on earth might an international organization bestow protected status on the species? Because fossils are popping up so frequently in thawing Siberia that what the Guardian likens to a "gold rush" is developing among unregulated prospectors. To keep...

EU works to save unraveling nuclear agreement…

European Union nations were throwing their diplomatic weight behind the unraveling Iran nuclear deal and tried to rescue the pact from collapsing under U.S. pressure

UN Human Rights Council To Investigate Philippine…

​A new resolution requires the U.N. human rights chief to create a comprehensive report on the human rights situation in the Philippines.