Book reveals 2 fathers linked by grief to 2015…

Two fathers who share a mournful link to the 2015 Paris terror attacks have written a book on tolerance

Indian space agency unveils robot rocketeer

India's space agency has revealed its humanoid robot prototype, preparing for its part in the test flight for "Gaganyaan" - the country's first manned mission to space.

'Protesters' Demanding 'Free Meng' Weren't Really…

On the first day of the first stage of Huawei exec Meng Wanzhou's extradition hearing, more than a dozen apparent protesters were spotted outside the Vancouver courtroom holding signs bearing messages like "Free Ms. Meng" and "Trump stop bullying us." Only ... those weren't actually protesters. They were just people responding...

Brexit Bill Officially Becomes Law

The U.K. is still on track to officially leave the EU before Feb. 1.

Social controls, SARS experience help China close…

Cutting off access to entire cities with millions of residents to try to stop a new virus outbreak is a step few countries other than China would consider

Bayer faces fourth U.S. Roundup cancer trial in…

Bayer AG is set to face a fourth U.S. jury trial over allegations that its popular weed killer Roundup causes cancer, with four cancer patients in the hometown of its agricultural subsidiary Monsanto scheduled to make their case beginning on Friday. Francesca Lynagh reports.

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From World Court, a 'Triumph of International…

It's only the first step to address a lawsuit filed by Gambia accusing Myanmar of genocide, but an International Court of Justice decision this week is being applauded by the former as "a triumph of international justice." Per Reuters , a 17-member panel from the court at the Hague issued a...

United Nations Calls For Investigation Into Jeff…

The U.N. said in a statement Wednesday human rights experts are "gravely concerned" by the accusations against Saudi Arabia.

Russian Auschwitz survivor: Only coincidence that…

A Russian man who was arrested by the Nazis as a teenager and sent to the Auschwitz death camp is still amazed 75 years later that he survived the ordeal

Probe into fatal Australia firefighter plane…

Australian officials were working on Friday to extricate the bodies of three U.S. firefighters from a plane that crashed in remote bushland, as the area's "active" bushfire status complicated an investigation into the accident. Emer McCarthy reports.

China Seals Off, Locks Down City of 11M

In a step apparently unprecedented in the history of disease control, China has sealed off and locked down a city bigger than New York or London. Authorities announced Wednesday that public transportation was being shut down in Wuhan, the city of 11 million people at the center of the coronavirus...

World Leaders Gather In Commemoration Of Holocaust

The World Holocaust Forum marks the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.

Some see end to caravans as Mexican guardsmen…

Some see an end to migrant caravans after hundreds of Central Americans were hauled onto to buses by Mexican national guardsmen

China builds a hospital in six days in epicentre…

Building machinery, including 35 diggers and 10 bulldozers, arrived at the site on Thursday night, with the aim to get the new facility ready by Monday.

Mnuchin on Greta's Fossil Fuels Comment: Go to…

The person from the Trump administration usually criticizing Greta Thunberg is President Trump himself . On Thursday at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, however, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin decided to get in on the action with a jab against the 17-year-old Swedish climate activist. The talk had turned to...

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Coronavirus Puts Chinese Cities On Lockdown…

Authorities shut down operations at train stations and the airport in Wuhan on Thursday, where more than 11 million people call home.

China building a hospital to treat virus, expands…

China is swiftly building a hospital dedicated to treating patients infected by a new virus that has killed 26 people, sickened hundreds and prompted lockdowns of at least 10 cities on the eve of the country's most important holiday

Checkpoints and long queues as Wuhan goes into…

Travel in and out of the city of 11 million people has been tightly controlled since Wednesday to keep the virus from spreading.

We Might Have a New Public Health Emergency on…

The World Health Organization held an emergency meeting Wednesday to discuss whether to declare a "public health emergency of international concern" in response to cases of a new type of coronavirus , which has reportedly killed 17 people and sickened more than 500 others in China, per NPR and CNN . (Officials...

Brexit Bill Clears U.K. Parliament

After years of political deadlock, the U.K. is set to leave the EU by the end of the month.

N Korea names sharp-tongued army figure as…

North Korea has named a former senior army officer with little experience in dealings with the United States as its new foreign minister

75 years after, Holocaust survivor struggles to…

Lea Evron saw much of her family die during the Holocaust. Now living in New York, she is seeking restitution for the property her family once owned.

Plight of Skeletal Lions Grabs Globe's Attention

The photos are jarring and have been seen around the world: malnourished lions kept in rusted cages at a Sudanese zoo that can no longer afford to care for them. Osman Salih, the activist who first posted the photos to Facebook , wrote that "their bones are protruding from the skin....

Wuhan, China Shuts Down As WHO Weighs A…

The WHO says its needs more time and data before declaring coronavirus a "public health emergency of international concern."

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Spain-Venezuela encounter by tarmac unleashes…

A secretive meeting this week at Madrid's airport between Spanish and Venezuelan officials has triggered a political storm, with conservative parties pressing Spain's leftist government for a full disclosure of the talks' content

WHO: Chinese coronavirus 'not yet' a global…

The World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Thursday that the new coronavirus that has emerged in China and spread to several other countries does not yet constitute an international emergency but it was tracking its evolution "every minute". Zachary Goelman reports.

UN Experts Want Immediate Probe of Alleged Bezos…

The world's richest man had his phone hacked during what he thought was a friendly chat with Saudi Arabia's crown prince, insiders say, and now UN experts are calling for an "immediate investigation" of the allegations by "the US and other relevant authorities." Sources tell the Guardian that investigators have...