AP Interview: Barcelona mayor wants Columbus…

While statues are being torn down in the United States, Britain and Belgium, depictions of colonial-era figures have not become a major source of protests in Spain, which once ruled over one of the largest empires in history after conquering much of the Americas

Drummers perform as F1 gears up for season-opener

Percussionists scaled and hung over the sides of a massive steel bull as they performed at the Red Bull Ring in Austria, in the build up to the season-opening Austrian Grand Prix slated for Sunday.

For Ghislaine Maxwell, 6 Counts of Wrongdoing

Remember when Ghislaine Maxwell turned up at a burger joint in Los Angeles last summer when everyone was wondering where she was? Maybe it was a little misdirection, because when the FBI arrested the longtime associate of Jeffrey Epstein on Thursday, she was clear across the country in quiet Bradford,...

Belgium Confronts Its Colonial Past In The Wake…

Global conversations around racism have brought new intensity to the nation's grappling with its brutal legacy in central Africa.

Spain sets aside another $56 billion for ailing…

The Spanish government is making available another 50 billion euros ($56 billion) in aid for companies struggling to weather economic difficulties brought by the new coronavirus outbreak

"Let's not blow it now, folks" says PM Johnson

Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged Britons on Friday not to abuse their new found freedoms this weekend when pubs and restaurants reopen for the first time in months, telling people to act responsibly or risk a resurgence in the coronavirus.

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'It's Sad That Hong Kong Is Dead'

China's new Hong Kong national security law is "a brutal, sweeping crackdown against the people of Hong Kong, intended to destroy the freedoms they were promised," House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday as the House unanimously passed new sanctions. The bill targets Chinese officials behind the draconian law, banks who...

At Least 162 Dead In Landslide At Myanmar Jade…

​The country's fire department said a heavy rainstorm triggered​ Thursday's landslide.

Messages claiming Iran nuclear site fire deepen…

An online video and messages purportedly claiming responsibility for a fire that analysts say damaged a centrifuge assembly plant at Iran’s underground Natanz nuclear site has deepened the mystery around the incident

Explained: The India-China spat, TikTok derailed

A historic conflict between India and China has derailed a $1 billion India expansion plan of TikTok’s owner ByteDance. Megan Revell explains what you need to know about the spat between the nuclear-armed neighbors.

Dozens of US Diplomats Fell Ill. Then, an…

Diplomats in the midst of a coronavirus outbreak inside the US Embassy in Saudi Arabia went outside official channels to reach out to Congress last month, fearing their health was in jeopardy. Dozens had fallen ill following a birthday barbecue, and a Sudanese driver for the diplomats had died, the...

Russians Vote To Let President Putin Seek 2 More…

Voters largely approved the change, but critics say the Kremlin had a hand in the vote's outcome.

2 dead, 73 injured in blast at Turkish fireworks…

Turkish officials say an explosion has occurred at a fireworks factory in northwestern Turkey, killing two people and injuring at least 73 others

Hong Kong activists discus parliament-in-exile

Hong Kong pro-democracy activists are discussing a plan to create an unofficial parliament-in-exile to keep the flame of freedom alive and send a message to China that freedom cannot be crushed, campaigner Simon Cheng told Reuters on Thursday (July 2). Soraya Ali reports.

80 Die in Protests After Popular Singer Killed

The murder of a popular singer has caused unrest in Ethiopia and at least 80 deaths, authorities say. Hachalu Hundessa, whose songs focused on the rights of the Oromo ethnic group, was shot dead while driving Monday, the BBC reports. Authorities say more than 70 civilians and at least three...

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U.K. Opens Path To Citizenship For Some Hong Kong…

The United Kingdom said it's going to offer citizenship to certain Hong Kong residents because of China's new national security law.

UK scraps quarantine for some visitors as pubs…

Britain is scrapping a 14-day quarantine rule for arrivals from about 60 countries deemed “lower risk” for the coronavirus, including France, Spain, Germany and Italy

China's services gather speed, euro zone follows

China's services sector expanded at the fastest pace in over a decade in June as the easing of coronavirus-related lockdown measures revived consumer demand, while data from the euro zone also pointed to improving conditions. Ciara Lee reports.

Royal Family 'Silenced' Meghan Markle: Court Docs

Meghan Markle's ongoing battle with the British Mail tabloid reveals that the Duchess of Sussex did not feel she was protected by the royal family while she was pregnant. Meghan is suing the newspaper group for privacy violation after it published parts of a letter she sent her estranged father,...

Hong Kong Police Make First Arrests Under New…

The legislation criminalizes attempts at succession, terrorism, subversion against China's central government and colluding with foreign forces.

German lawmakers approve plan to phase out use of…

Germany’s lower house of parliament has voted to pass new legislation finalizing the country’s long-awaited phase-out of coal, over objections from environmental groups the plan is not ambitious enough

Botswana investigating deaths of hundreds of…

Hundreds of elephants have been found dead in Botswana but their deaths remain unexplained. Emer McCarthy reports.

Queen's Scottish Estate Being Used as an 'Outdoor…

Land reform legislation gave Scots the right to roam through Queen Elizabeth II's vast Balmoral estate—but too many of them have been using it as an outdoor toilet, the Queen's rangers say. In a tweet , Balmoral Castle staff said they were "disappointed" to see so many non-biodegradable wet wipes...

EU Approves Countries To Travel To Member States…

In a bid to restart tourism, the European Council said it would gradually lift "the temporary restrictions on non-essential travel into the EU."

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Turkey: Khashoggi's fiancee appears at absent…

The fiancee of Jamal Khashoggi has told a Turkish court that the Washington Post columnist was lured to his death at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul through “great betrayal and deception.”

Spills and thrills as tuk tuks race in Sri Lanka

Daring tuk tuk drivers put their three-wheeled vehicles to the test in a grueling sprint through city streets and off-road jungle terrain in a two-day adventure that ended with one crew being crowned the winners of the annual Tuk It race.

Leaflets on Kim's Wife Were 'the Last Straw'

We may now know why North Korea was so upset with a recent round of anti-Pyongyang leaflets floated across the border from South Korea. Leaflets launched May 31—two weeks before North Korean officials blew up a joint liaison office —included provocative, Photoshopped images of Kim Jong Un's wife, Ri...