EU sets up $998 million budget for humanitarian…

The European Union has adopted a budget worth 900 million euros ($998 million) to help countries affected by humanitarian crises

Bangladesh court sentences 5 ex-cops to death for killing

A Bangladesh court has sentenced five former policemen to death for opening fire on a motorcade of then opposition leader Sheikh Hasina 31 years ago, killing 24 of her supporters during an anti-government rally

Afghan Government Speaks Out Against Partial…

The Taliban reportedly agreed to a short cease-fire with U.S. forces but said it'd only reduce attacks against the Afghan government.

Google CEO calls for regulation of artificial…

Google’s chief executive is calling for a balanced approach to regulating artificial intelligence

Experts say Vincent van Gogh self-portrait is…

Experts in Amsterdam have confirmed that a Vincent van Gogh self-portrait was indeed painted by the Dutch master as he recovered in a French asylum from a mental breakdown

Ukrainian President Gives PM Second Chance…

Ukraine's prime minister offered to resign after he was allegedly heard criticizing President Zelenskyy, but Zelenskyy refused the suggestion.

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Myanmar probe: Security forces likely committed…

An independent commission established by Myanmar's government has concluded there are reasons to believe that security forces committed war crimes in counterinsurgency operations that led more than 700,000 members of the country's Muslim Rohingya minority to flee to neighboring Bangladesh

Former German military translator on trial as Iran spy

A German-Afghan man who worked for years as an interpreter and adviser for the German military has gone on trial on charges of spying for Iranian intelligence

U.S. Doctor Raising The Alarm About Millions…

Syria's last rebel-held region has been bombarded by the advancing Syrian Army this past month, leaving millions trapped and 400,000 displaced.

Italy's Salvini dares lawmakers to vote to put…

Italy's right-wing opposition leader Matteo Salvini is daring fellow senators to vote to put him on trial for alleged kidnapping for keeping migrants aboard a rescue ship when he was interior minister last year

Phew! Easing of strike brings relief for Paris…

Paris commuters are finding their smiles again after some striking subway workers decided to end their walkouts against a contested overhaul of France's pension system

Dogs Trained To Rescue Koalas From Australian…

Ryan Tate's conservation detection dog Taylor is trained to find injured koalas.

Populist party could leave Norwegian govt over IS woman

The populist Progress Party could leave Norway's center-right government coalition over a decision to bring back to the Scandinavian country an Islamic State group-linked woman and her two children from detention camp in Syria  The anti-immigration party, Norway’s third-largest, is one of government's four coalition members

Prince Harry: 'There Was No Other Option'

Prince Harry says it "brings him great sadness" to step back from his royal duties—but "there really was no other option." The prince explained the decision Sunday in an emotional speech at a private dinner for Sentebale, the charity for children with HIV he co-founded with Lesotho's Prince Seeiso...

Iran Supreme Leader Delivers Rare Sermon, Defends…

The speech comes a little over a week after the country launched missile strikes on two air bases housing U.S. and coalition troops in Iraq.

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Britain's EU Journey: When Churchill urged…

Europe has been a source of contention in Britain seemingly forever

UK looks to fast-growing Africa for trade ties…

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is hosting 16 African leaders as the U.K. prepares for post-Brexit dealings with the world

World Heritage Areas In Australia Face…

A Guardian Australia analysis revealed that at least 80 percent of the Blue Mountains and 53 percent of the Gondwana rainforest have burned.

Prince Harry: 'Powerful media' is why he's…

Prince Harry has taken aim at the journalists who have dissected his life since the day he was born, explaining why he chose to step back from royal duties

Ex-police chief on trial for role in Catalan…

The former head of Catalonia's regional police and three others are standing trial on charges of rebellion and sedition

US envoy say it's his mustache; South Koreans say…

The U.S. ambassador to South Korea has some unusual explanations for his sometimes contentious relationship with his host country

Unhealthy levels of smog choke Thai capital for…

Unhealthy levels of smog have choked Bangkok for more than a week, as the Thai capital's residents fume over the ineffectiveness of government measures to combat the problem

France's Macron makes big push for more foreign…

French President Emmanuel Macron is hosting 180 international business leaders at the Palace of Versailles in a bid to promote France’s economic attractiveness

Heating pipe bursts in Russian hotel, boiling…

Russian emergency services say five people have died and six more were injured when a heating pipe burst and flooded their hotel rooms with boiling water

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Abe says new unit will defend Japan from space…

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says Japan will form a space defense unit to protect itself from potential threats as rivals develop missiles and other technology

Huawei exec's extradition hearing begins in…

The first stage of an extradition hearing for a senior executive of Chinese telecom giant Huawei is set to begin in a Vancouver courtroom

Migrants marooned in Guatemala plan surge into…

More than a thousand Central American migrants marooned in Guatemala are preparing to walk en masse on Monday across a bridge leading to Mexico in an attempt to convince authorities there to allow them safe passage through the country