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On world tuberculosis day, Dr Zarir Udwadia talks about his fight against the deadly disease.
Families of Argentine soldiers killed in the 1982 war with Britain have paid homage to a former British army officer who helped recover and rebury their loved ones in a Falkland Islands cemetery.
The EU has decided "to join ranks with the anti-Russian campaign", Yuri Filatov said
Rescuers manage to return just six surviving pilot whales to deeper waters in Western Australia.
U.S. law defines acts of terror too narrowly, according to some lawyers, professors and politicians.
Members of Ahrar al-Sham terrosist group blew up a a weapons depot before leaving the town of Harasta
Trump’s newly named national security adviser is an old hand at navigating the Washington bureaucracy.
Puerto Rico government officials said Friday they will not bow to demands from a federal control board overseeing the island’s finances that they implement cuts to a struggling public pension system as part of an upcoming fiscal plan to help pull the U.S. territory out of an economic crisis.
The effort, announced Friday by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, is expected to encounter legal challenges.
The footballer called the game "spectacular"
Puerto Rico government officials say they will not bow to demands from a federal control board overseeing the island’s finances that they implement cuts to a struggling public pension system as part of an upcoming fiscal plan to help pull the U.S. territory out of an economic crisis.
Soyuz MS-08 spacecraft docked to the ISS earlier
Armed police have killed a suspect, 25-year-old Redouane Lakdim, who shot dead three people in a series of attacks in southern France.
In Eastern Ghouta, the Faylaq al-Rahman group said that Russia had agreed to a deal that would allow opposition fighters and relatives to travel to Northern Syria.
The appeal is at the stage of consideration by the second instance, the Republic of Crimea's Culture Ministry’s press service said
Nine months ago, U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley stormed the United Nations’ top human rights body demanding an end to what she said is its bias against Israel and raising the prospect of a U.S. pullout if it didn’t.
“Courage is what sets apart the heroes from the rest,” the first lady said in a rare public appearance.
The team played "not bad" in the first half of the game, the footballer said
Mexico’s national anti-discrimination council says a proposed law allowing doctors to refuse medical procedures because of conscientious objection threatens patients’ right to treatment.
The European Union leaders earlier decided to recall the EU ambassador to Russia for consultations
Nine months ago, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley sharply criticized the U.N.’s top human rights body demanding an end to alleged bias against Israel and wielding the prospect of a U.S. pullout if it didn’t.
The gendarme was hailed a hero after taking the place of a hostage in a supermarket siege in France.
Officers from Britain’s information regulator are raiding the London offices of data firm Cambridge Analytica after being granted a warrant as part of an investigation into alleged misuse of personal information.
In South Korea, jeans, new schools, a job hunt and a bank account. “I have so much to do.”
A judge on Albania’s Constitutional Court has been released from duty after not being able to justify his income to a vetting commission checking his personal and professional background.
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Peru's new President Martin Vizcarra promised to fight corruption head on as he took power Friday and vowed to heal the bitter wounds left by a vote-buying scandal that abruptly forced his predecessor from office.
Over 6,500 people left Eastern Ghouta via the humanitarian corridor in the settlement of Muhayam al-Wafidin
A Soyuz capsule carrying two Americans and a Russian cosmonaut has docked with the International Space Station.
Helicopters flew overhead as an elite police team moved in on Redouane Lakdim, who shot dead three people in France.
Bolivians have staged parades across the country to dramatize their demand for sea access for their landlocked country.
The $1.3 trillion spending bill President Donald J. Trump signed at the White House includes the largest military budget in history, reversing years of decline and unpredictable funding, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis said at the White House.
They will be taken to the Idlib de-escalation zone
The spaceship was launched from the Baikonur space center in Kazakhstan on March 21
MADRID (AP) — A Spanish Supreme Court judge charged 13 Catalan separatist politicians with rebellion Friday for their attempts to make the region independent of Spain, dealing a heavy blow to the secessionist movement with an indictment that could put its political elite behind bars for decades.
Tens of thousands of Slovaks have taken to the streets in new anti-government protests amid a political crisis triggered by the slayings of an investigative reporter and his fiancee.
Four civilians were killed and 18 wounded
Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, completed an extensive visit to Afghanistan, and leaves encouraged by the Afghan and coalition military potential in the country.
French prosecutor: Suspect in supermarket hostage-taking and shootings born in Morocco.
French prosecutor says person who shared life with dead supermarket shooting suspect has been detained.
Spain’s Supreme Court says international arrest warrants have been issued for 6 fugitive Catalan politicians.
Counterterrorism official: Suspect shouted “Allahu akbar” when he entered supermarket where hostages taken.
Paris prosecutor says slain gunman called himself a “soldier of Islamic State” when he entered supermarket.
A ministry official said that Russia is "can have nothing to do with the Salisbury incident"
A United Nations official says the multilateral organization will not provide any electoral assistance for Venezuela’s upcoming presidential vote, an election that has been denounced as rigged by the opposition and many foreign governments.
A Spanish judge detains five separatist leaders charged with rebellion, amid fears they could flee.
A little girl in pink has become an internet hero in Russia after making a menacing gesture at the governor of the Moscow region as he sought to calm a protest over a toxic landfill whose emissions have sickened dozens.
The gunman who seized hostages inside a supermarket Friday and killed three people in southern France demanded the release of the only surviving member of the Islamic State cell that attacked Paris in November 2015, the French interior minister said.
The newborns were found in a freezer at the mother's home near Bordeaux.
The US introduced new duties on steel and aluminum products
Amid hyperinflation, the president wants revalue the bolivar. The leading opposition candidate wants Venezuela to switch to U.S. dollars.
The court ruled eventually that she should stay in custody "proceeding from the totality of charges under seven articles invoked against her"
Martin Vizcarra is sworn in as Peruvian president after predecessor ousted over corruption charges.
Turkmenistan says the Iranians who were shot by border guards in the Caspian Sea were trying to smuggle in narcotics.
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on a shooting and hostage-taking in southern France (all times local):
The findings come after the death of the last male northern white rhino.
Pomp, patriotism and peace slogans mixed with tanks, missiles and a fighter jet show on Pakistan Day.
France’s Macron: Hero policeman who offered himself up in hostage swap is in life-threatening condition.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A car bombing outside a sports stadium in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province on Friday killed 13 people and wounded 40 others, an official said.
At the time of reporting the judge continued reading out the court's decision on other the charges
French President Macron says supermarket attacker killed 3 people, wounded 16 others.
Hundreds were in attendance at a wrestling match in Lashkargah, the provincial capital of Helmand province.
Greek police have arrested a 38-year-old British man on suspicion of belonging to an international drug smuggling ring after allegedly finding him with a large quantity of heroin hidden in his suitcase.
The first non-stop journey takes place on Saturday, almost 80 years after it involved 31 stopovers.
Entrepreneur Elon Musk has the official Facebook pages for his Tesla and SpaceX companies deleted.
The head of the U.N. food agency says the number of people around the world in danger of dying unless they get food urgently surged to 124 million last year — mainly because “people won’t stop shooting at each other.”
A group of 23 Russian diplomats have been expelled from Russia as a response to British Prime Minister Theresa May's decision to expell 23 Russian diplomats from London
Six months after Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers remains committed to safely and urgently restoring reliable power and returning normalcy to the island as quickly as possible.
After months of political upheaval in Peru, congress has accepted the resignation of President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, making way for a new government led by a little-known former governor.
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on a shooting and hostage-taking in southern France (all times local):
A teenage Iraqi asylum-seeker who told police he had been trained by the Islamic State group has been sentenced to at least 34 years in prison for bombing a London subway train and injuring 51 people.
Peru’s congress votes to accept resignation of president.
An Iranian company allegedly stole data from 320 universities in the US and 21 other countries.
The Louisiana Army National Guard is helping fight coastal erosion during the annual Christmas Tree Drop at Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge in New Orleans East.
Russia’s air force delivers no strikes against residential quarters, top brass reiterates
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's president on Friday welcomed more than 100 schoolgirls who were released by Boko Haram Wednesday after being kidnapped last month.
Mali’s prime minister has traveled to the northern rebel stronghold of Kidal, marking the first such trip since a now stalled peace deal was signed in 2015.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An official says 12 people have been killed and 40 others wounded in a car bombing outside a sports stadium in Afghanistan's Helmand province.
The break-up of trade and economic relations with Russia in no way replaces those "miniscule quotas" Kiev receives from Brussels, the diplomat said