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Jailed Saakashvili calls for Ukraine president's impeachment
From his jail cell in Ukraine's capital, opposition leader Mikheil Saakashvili is calling on supporters to rally for the impeachment of the president and has declared a hunger strike
Macron seeks 'new relationship' with former colony Algeria
French President Emmanuel Macron says he hopes to "open a new chapter" in his country's relationship with former French colony Algeria by boosting security and economic cooperation
Turkish academic on 269-day hunger strike released from jail
A Turkish academic on hunger strike for nearly nine months to protest her dismissal after last year's failed coup has been released from jail
'Wonder Girls': How girl-led activists are changing the world
Dozens of girls and young women in countries around the globe are proving you don’t need superpowers to fight for justice, equality and peace. After traveling to 13 countries to visit 15 girl-led nonprofits, photojournalist Paola Gianturco has collected their stories in a new book, " Wonder Girls:
Family of father and son detained in Iran tells Trump to take 'urgent action': We're 'running out of time'
During his speech to the United Nations General Assembly, President Donald Trump called on Iran to release all Americans being detained by the regime and its Revolutionary Guard Corps. Among those Americans held are a father and son -- Baquer and Siamak Namazi -- and their family is urging Trump to
Chester Bennington and Chris Cornell: Inside the close bond they shared
The music world lost two rock icons -- Chris Cornell and Chester Bennington -- within months of each other. Bennington's death is being investigated as "a suicide by hanging," a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Coroner's office told ABC News on Friday. A final cause of death won't be confirmed
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu wishes Muslims 'Ramadan Kareem'
The leader of the Jewish state sent Ramadan greetings to its Muslim citizens Saturday. "I wish #Ramadan Kareem to Israel 's Muslim citizens and Muslims around the world, hoping for much needed brotherhood, mutual respect & peace," tweeted Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu . "Ramadan Kareem"
Chris Cornell: Why his death leaves 'a massive void in the rock world'
Chris Cornell was a titan among rock stars in the '90s Seattle grunge scene, ranking alongside Nirvana ’s Kurt Cobain , Pearl Jam ’s Eddie Vedder and Alice In Chains’ Layne Staley. Cornell didn’t start out on top. The early Soundgarden records, “Ultramega OK” and particularly their 1989 major-label
Remembering Chris Cornell and his most notable songs
Chris Cornell died this morning at the age of 52. The Wayne County Medical Examiner's Office confirmed that the rocker took his own life in Detroit. Cornell leaves a legacy as frontman for iconic alternative bands including Soundgarden, Audioslave and Temple of the Dog. Cornell founded Soundgarden
Everything you need to know about Chelsea Manning
Chelsea Manning , the Army private and intelligence analyst whose release of classified information to WikiLeaks sparked worldwide controversy over transparency in the military and whistleblower protections, will be released from prison on Wednesday. The majority of her 35-year prison sentence was