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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has pressed the US to formally recognise Israel's annexation of the land and Trump responded on Twitter.
A ferry overloaded with people celebrating the Kurdish new year and Mother's Day capsized in the Tigris River near the Iraqi city of Mosul.
This month marks five years since Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula was invaded and subsequently occupied by Russia.
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China is likely to significantly increase imports of American coal from West Virginia, Donald Trump’s heartland, if it strikes a trade deal next month.
An official says three explosions struck near a Shiite shrine and cemetery in as people gathered to mark the Persian New Year.
The police made a mistake: the woman whose name was used during the shooter's court appearance is still alive.
Witnesses told of corpses floating down swollen rivers and aerial footage showed families perched on rooftops and in the upper branches of submerged trees days after Cyclone Idai tore through southern Africa.
Pinit Ngarmpring had a long, successful career in journalism, business and football. A few years ago, she became Pauline Ngarmpring. And now she wants to be prime minister.
Bikie gangs in New Zealand have promised to guard mosques in New Zealand on Friday following the Christchurch massacre last week.
Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced that Friday's call to prayers for Muslims will be broadcast nationally and there will be a two minute silence.
At least 320 people have been killed, many more wounded, and several hundred detained in a crackdown on protests that were triggered last April by a social security reform.
The turtle has now joined an elite club of famous figures embalmed and put on display by communist regimes.
As the seconds ticked by, the pilot handed the controls to his co-pilot and flipped through the pages of a technical manual, trying to figure out what was happening.
The British PM blamed MPs - of all sides - for playing political games with Brexit, as she plans another vote to win their support for her Brexit deal.
So rapid in succession were the burials, some mourners paying respects to one person had to run from the burial plots to a marquee across the lawn in time to pray for the next.
War crimes tribunal said Karadzic's crimes in Sarajevo and Srebrenica were noted for their "sheer scale and systematic cruelty".
Erdogan - who is seeking to drum up support for his Islamist-rooted party in local elections - said the mass shooting as part of a wider attack on Turkey.
The decision of the European People's Party came after widespread calls that Viktor Orban's party to be disciplined.
President Donald Trump says it's "ridiculous" that special counsel Robert Mueller is writing a report to summarise his findings - but says he's looking forward to seeing what it says.
A bus driver in northern Italy abducted 51 children and their chaperones on Wednesday, ordering the children's hands to be bound and threatening them with death during the drive, before setting the vehicle on fire when he was stopped by a Carabinieri blockade.
US President Donald Trump will host Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House next Monday and Tuesday, the White House said.
US President Donald Trump, not one to shy away from a Twitter fight, intensified an online battle with senior White House adviser Kellyanne Conway's husband on Wednesday, calling George Conway a "husband from hell."
In a note on the Brexit process, officials wrote that leaders meeting May at a summit on Thursday faced a "binary" choice.
The shock of the Christchurch terror attack has reverberated across Australian and New Zealand. But will the consequences be permanent or temporary.
On March 21st 1997, there was unrest in PNG as 55 foreign mercenaries were forced out and details of a contract with mercenary provider Sandline were revealed.
In all, Nebraska Farm Bureau President Steve Nelson estimated $565 million of crop losses from fields left unplanted or planted late and up to $706 million in livestock losses due to the flooding.
A moderately-strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.5 hit southwestern Turkey on Wednesday, Turkish authorities said.
A Christchurch Hospital surgeon says helping save the life of a four-year-old girl after the Christchurch terror attack was the highlight of his career.
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The resignation of the former president appeared to be the first step in a choreographed political transition.
The European Union released $5.61 million in emergency aid, and the United Kingdom pledged up to $11.24 million. Neighbouring Tanzania's military airlifted 238 tons of food and medicine.
New Zealand's top gun retailer, and the gun lobby generally, have been blamed for the country's failure in the past to tighten gun laws.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro ran an unabashedly pro-Trump, pro-US campaign last year. It seems to have paid off on his first official trip to Washington.
'At this time, it is irresponsible for anyone to proceed' with making gene-edited babies since DNA changes could be passed down to future generations, experts say.
On February 22, the same day that a Nairobi court postponed a decision on decriminalising homosexuality in the East African country, 20 LGBT refugees who had come to Kenya hoping to escape repression were spending their first full day in jail.
The British-led Nekton Mission investigating climate change off the Seychelles initiated the emergency procedure after the pilot smelled smoke.
The new regulations allow the Supreme Media Regulatory Council to block websites and accounts for "fake news", and impose stiff penalties of up to 250,000 Egyptian pounds ($20,460), all without having to obtain a court order.
Karen Uhlenbeck is most known for her 1980s work on the "calculus of variations", which helps explain how geometric objects such as soap films and soap bubbles achieve shapes that minimise energy.
Potentially 1.7 million people were in the direct path of the cyclone, the United Nations estimated on Tuesday, and rain is forecast to continue in parts of the region for several days.
The 71-year-old Tsunekazu Takeda has denied corruption allegations against him.
Complaints over ads-based discrimination have dogged the social-media company since 2016, but Facebook has now agreed to change its paid-advertising platform.
On this day in 1997, Papua New Guinea was on the edge of civil war. The Chan government's use of mercenaries led to open conflict with the army, rioting and threatened to topple the government itself.
The New Zealand police commissioner praises police for the speed of their response, and their actions in stopping more deaths.
Burials for the 50 Muslims murdered by an Australian white supremacist are about to begin at the Memorial Park Cemetery in Auckland.
Climate change means that Britain "will have hotter and drier summers." Last summer, the country was hit with weeks of unusual heat and unusually dry weather.
Yale, UCLA, and the University of Texas said any students found to have misrepresented any part of their applications may have their admission rescinded.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday again showed excerpts of a video taken by the attacker who killed 50 people in mosques in New Zealand.
Schoolchildren from five London suburbs will wear backpacks fitted with air sensors and become 'walking field scientists' in the fight against air pollution.
Sadiq Khan says political leaders should stop normalising far-right extremism.
Just 10 days before the March 29 Brexit date, the British Prime Minister is writing to European Council President Donald Tusk to ask for a delay.
The number of people killed in Mozambique by powerful storms and floods across southeastern Africa is likely to rise significantly, the Red Cross said on Tuesday.
With the Chinese government strictly controlling supply, Mongolian coal is also in the firing line, with a big shipment recently rejected.
After almost 37 years, two helmets are helping to bring reconciliation between two opposing sides.
Moves comes after surge of violence during yellow vest demonstrations over the weekend.
Chinese bidders smashed the world-record fee for a racing pigeon after going head-to-head in the dying minutes of an online auction for the speedy bird.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has said she will never speak the name of the Australian man charged over last Friday’s Christchurch massacre, because he had sought notoriety by his actions.
It is not yet clear who was behind the attacks.
Devin Nunes has accused the online giant of censoring critics.
The extremist right wing political creed espoused by alleged Christchurch shooter Brenton Tarrant is resonating through Europe – and beyond.
He favoured a bolt-action hunting rifle and an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle and would participate in shooting competitions. No one saw any warning signs.
The white supremacist accused of gunning down 50 people at two mosques in New Zealand has dismissed his lawyer and opted to represent himself at trial, prompting the prime minister to declare Tuesday that she would do everything in her power to deny him a platform for his racist views.
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Nobody before had staged a mass-casualty attack in a way so geared to spreading it across social media. Many now worry it will happen again.
A spokesman for the Islamic State group has emerged from nearly six months of silence to mock America's assertion of having defeated the group.
Administrator of a site where alleged Brenton Tarrant participated in 'shitposting' ended an aggressive response to police with 'f--k you'.
Beto O'Rourke raised US$6 million in a day without having a notable policy idea, a substantial record of achievement or a compelling personal story.
Policymakers around the globe are demanding social media companies be held accountable for the spread of hateful content after the New Zealand terrorist attack.
Some of the families of the 50 people killed at Al Noor and Linwood mosques in Christchurch on Friday are waiting for their loved one's bodies to be released, as they plan the burials.
The haka is traditionally used on the battlefield but also used to mark the significance of an occasion, be it a celebration or a commemoration.