Former Sri Lankan defense chief wins presidential…

Sri Lanka’s ruling party presidential candidate has conceded defeat to Gotabaya Rajapaksa, marking the return of a family revered by the Sinhalese Buddhist majority but feared by minorities

Iran TV: Supreme leader backs government on gas…

Iranian state TV: Supreme leader backs fuel price hikes, calls those setting fire to public property ‘thugs’

Turkey Returns Suspected American ISIS Member To…

When the man arrived in Virginia, authorities questioned him and inspected his electronics.

US, S Korea postpone joint exercise criticized by…

The United States and South Korea are postponing a joint military air exercise that North Korea has criticized as provocative

Hong Kong officer hit by arrow; police fire water…

A Hong Kong police officer has been hit in the leg by an arrow as authorities used tear gas and water cannons to try to drive back protesters occupying a university campus and surrounding streets

Chinese Troops Clean Streets After Protesters…

Troops have been allowed to do community service without the government's permission since last year.

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Prince Andrew denies claims of Epstein accuser in…

Britain’s Prince Andrew is questioning the authenticity of a photograph of him posing with a woman who says she was trafficked by Jeffrey Epstein

Sub That 80 Americans Died on Found After 75 Years

A determined American explorer has discovered a submarine lost for 75 years—and the final resting place of 80 American servicemen. Tim Taylor, who runs a project dedicated to finding the 52 US submarines lost in action during World War II, says his team has found the USS Grayback off...

Many Hong Kong Protesters Abandon Camp At…

It's not clear why so many people left the camp, but China recently warned that protesters were "on the edge of doom" and should "walk away."

Trump Sent This Guy on a 'Secret Mission…

"Parnas." Adjust cufflink. "Lev Parnas." Yes, the Soviet-born businessman and Rudy Giuliani associate apparently thought he was on a secret mission for President Trump to persuade Ukraine into investigating Joe Biden and his son Hunter Biden. "Parnas viewed the assignment as a great crusade," one of two Parnas confidants tells...

Young Venetians volunteer after flood of their…

As soon as waters receded from this week’s devastating flood, about 50 young Venetians wearing rubber boots and gripped by a sense of determination showed up at the city’s Music Conservatory to help save precious manuscripts

Kurdish Refugees React To Turkish Military…

Reporting inside a Syrian refugee camp, Elizabeth Hagedorn interviews a Kurdish refugee who hopes to change common misconceptions about the Kurds.

Myanmar rejects court probe into crimes against…

Myanmar's government has rejected the International Criminal Court's decision to allow prosecutors to open an investigation into crimes committed against the Rohingya Muslim minority

Pour One Out for the Inventor of the 'Sourtoe'

"I'm pretty sure I'm the only daughter in history that has to, following my dad's will, make sure that his toes are removed and dried." Dixie Stevenson explains why to the CBC : Her late father, Capt. Dick Stevenson, would like his digits used in the bar drink he invented. The...

U.S. Wants South Korea To Pay A Lot More For…

The U.S. wants South Korea to increase its contribution by roughly 500% to $4.7 billion for 2020.

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Czechs use anniversary of Velvet Revolution to…

Czechs have gathered on the 30th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution that brought an end to decades of communist rule in the country to urge Prime Minister Andrej Babis to resign

Pope urges ‘prudent’ choices as hospital weat…

Pope Francis has urged the Vatican’s pediatric hospital take “prudent” choices as it expands to welcome more patients, after a new investment scandal led to the ouster of a top manager

North Korea Says U.S. Has Offered New Round Of…

North Korea said it isn't interested in talks if they're meant to appease the North just to avoid the end-of-the-year deadline.

Prince Andrew on Epstein Accuser: I Don't Remember Meeting Her

Prince Andrew's interview with the BBC airs Saturday night in the UK, and snippets are dribbling out. The 59-year-old royal sits down with BBC Newsnight's Emily Maitlis, who interrogates him about his links to the late Jeffrey Epstein, including on claims by accuser Virginia Giuffre that she was forced to...

Fire in student apartment block raises Grenfell…

A fire that swept through a six-story student apartment building in northern England has raised concerns that authorities failed to learn the lessons of the 2017 Grenfell Tower disaster in which 72 people died

Israel Resumes Air Strikes Against Islamic Jihad…

The military said it was retaliating after rockets were fired into Israel from Gaza on Thursday, despite a ceasefire that was in effect.

Czech filmmaker Vojtech Jasny dies at age 93

Vojtech Jasny, a filmmaker who belonged to the new wave of Czechoslovak cinema in the 1960s, has died at age 93

UK’s Labour Party hammering out election platform

Labour Party leaders are meeting Saturday to hammer out the details of their platform for next month’s U.K. election

International Court Opens Investigation Into…

The International Criminal Court's chief prosecutor requested the investigation following repeated allegations of persecution and ethnic cleansing.

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Chinese students head to mainland, fleeing Hong…

Hundreds of Chinese students in Hong Kong have retreat across the border to the mainland city of Shenzhen

Car bomb kills at least 18 in Syrian town held by Turkey

Syrian opposition activists and Turkey’s Defense Ministry say a car bomb has killed at least 18 in a northern Syrian town controlled by Turkey-backed opposition fighters

Rubio: Huawei Ban Shouldn't Be Part Of U.S.-China…

Sen. Marco Rubio says Chinese surveillance is a problem the federal government needs to pay more attention to.