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India says Myanmar must take back Rohingya Muslims
India's foreign minister told Bangladesh's government that Myanmar must take back Rohingya Muslims to resolve one of Asia's largest refugee crises in decades, the government said
Ohio State sued over refusal to let white nationalist Richard Spencer speak
An associate and organizer of campus tours for white nationalist Richard Spencer is suing Ohio State University after school officials refused to rent campus space for Spencer to speak.
World Health Organization rescinds Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's 'goodwill ambassador' appointment amid scathing criticism
The World Health Organization (WHO) rescinded its appointment of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe as a "goodwill ambassador" for health after days of searing criticism and global outcry over the decision. The WHO's director general, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said in a statement today he decided
Canada PM 1st thought Mugabe post was 'bad joke'
The Latest: Canada PM says he thought Mugabe's 'goodwill' post was 'bad April Fool's joke'
After Raqqa's liberation, 'a tough fight still lies ahead' against ISIS
The liberation of Raqqa on Friday marked a historic end to the physical caliphate declared by ISIS in June of 2014. Syrian Democratic Forces, who fought for months to reclaim the city, celebrated in Naim Square this week -- driving trucks and waving flags in the same place where ISIS had once
Egypt releases Egyptian-Irish after 4 years detention
Egypt frees Irish-Egyptian detained for 4 years on charges related to 2013 Muslim Brotherhood protest in Cairo
Read chief of staff John Kelly's full remarks at the White House press briefing
Below are White House chief of staff John Kelly's full remarks at Oct. 19's White House press briefing. Well, thanks a lot. And it is a more serious note. So I just wanted to perhaps make more of a statement than an -- give more an explanation than a -- what amounts to be a traditional press
Senate panel votes for nominee opposed by black lawmakers
The Senate Judiciary Committee has narrowly voted for the nomination of a North Carolina attorney to fill the nation's longest judicial vacancy, a move opposed by black lawmakers and some civil rights groups
Sons of slain journalist call for Malta leader's resignation
The sons of slain investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia are calling for the prime minister's resignation, saying in a Facebook post that he should show political responsibility for "failing to uphold our fundamental freedoms.''
The Latest: Putin: Trump's foes have blocked his agenda
Russian President Vladimir Putin says U.S. President Donald Trump's political foes have prevented him from fulfilling his election promises