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January 31

Family says Sudan freed man convicted of killing US diplomat

Sudanese authorities have released a man convicted of the 2008 killing of a U.S. diplomat in a drive-by shooting in the capital, Khartoum
January 31
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Talk of fighter jets to Kyiv could strain Western unity

The possibility of providing Kyiv with fighter jets to help beat back Russia’s invasion forces risks the unity of Ukraine’s Western allies, amid fears of escalating the nearly year-long conflict and being drawn deeper into the war
January 31
January 31

Rights groups say Myanmar military is increasing air attacks

Human rights monitoring groups say Myanmar’s military is increasingly turning to airstrikes with deadly results to try to crush stiff armed resistance, two years after it seized power and plunged the country into a prolonged civil war
January 31
January 31

Strikes, protests hit France in round 2 of pension battle

French labor leaders hope to bring more than 1 million demonstrators into the streets again in the latest clash of wills with the government over plans to push back France’s retirement age
January 31
January 31

Western tanks will give us 'significant advantage': Ukrainian commander

"The ones who do not get scared, are the ones that get killed," he said.
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Ukrainian tank commander Ihor Levchenko.
January 31

Recent extremist attacks kill 32 people in Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso’s government says at least 32 people, including soldiers and civilians, have been killed by jihadis in multiple attacks across the country
January 31
January 31

US to increase weapons deployment to counter North Korea

U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin says the United States will increase its deployment of advanced weapons such as fighter jets and bombers to the Korean Peninsula as it strengthens joint training and operational planning with South Korea in response ...
January 31
January 31

Cyprus picks new president amid economic doubt, ethnic split

Cypriots are choosing a new president, who they’ll expect to decisively steer the small island nation through shifting geopolitical sands and uncertain economic times that have become people's overriding concern, eclipsing stalemated efforts to remedy ...
January 31
January 31

Global report highlights link between corruption, violence

A closely watched study by an anti-graft organization has found that most of the world continues to fail to fight corruption, with 95% of countries having made little to no progress since 2017
January 31
January 31

Pope's Africa trip spotlights conflict, and church's future

Pope Francis is starting a six-day visit to Congo and South Sudan where he'll bring a message of peace to countries riven by poverty and conflict
January 31
January 31

Global shares fall in muted trading ahead of Fed meeting

Global shares are lower in muted trading as investors await decisions on interest rates and updates on corporate earnings reports from around the world
January 31
January 31

China scoffs at new Czech president's phone call with Taiwan

China has accused the new Czech president of challenging its national sovereignty by affirming ties with self-ruled Taiwan in a phone with the island's leader
January 31
January 31

Death toll from Pakistan mosque suicide bombing rises to 88

Pakistani officials say the death toll from a suicide bombing at a mosque in the northwestern city of Peshawar has risen to 88
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Pakistani hospital spokesman says the death toll from previous day's suicide bombing at a Peshawar mosque has reached 83

Pakistani hospital spokesman says the death toll from previous day's suicide bombing at a Peshawar mosque has reached 83
January 31
January 31

New Zealand PM Hipkins' Cabinet to prioritize day-to-day

Prime Minister Chris Hipkins says he’s selected a team of lawmakers to lead the country that will focus on the everyday concerns of New Zealanders, such as the rising cost of living
January 31
January 31

Former Shanghai bookseller's wife hit with 'exit ban'

Chinese police have prevented a woman from returning to her home in Florida in an effort to compel her husband to return to China, she wrote in a letter he made public
January 31
January 31

Suicide bomber kills at least 59 at mosque in Pakistan

At least 59 people were killed and 157 others were wounded.
January 31
Security officials and rescue workers search bodies at the site of suicide bombing, in Peshawar, Pakistan, Jan. 30, 2023.
January 31

Mexicans relish tamales, savoring tradition and nostalgia

At least three times a week, Mexico City bus driver Nicolás Cuatencos stops by a stand selling tamales
January 31
January 30

Chinese factory activity rebounds, adding to recovery signs

A survey shows Chinese factory activity rebounded in January, adding to signs the world’s second-largest economy might be recovering from a painful slump
January 30
January 30

NATO chief wants firmer ties with Japan to defend democracy

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg, in Japan as part of his Asia tour, said “our security is closely interconnected” and called for stronger ties with Japan as Russia’s war on Ukraine has made the world more dangerous and unpredictable and believe...
January 30
January 30

Rescue official says death toll from previous day's bombing at mosque in Pakistan jumped to 74 after more bodies found

Rescue official says death toll from previous day's bombing at mosque in Pakistan jumped to 74 after more bodies found
January 30
January 30

Ukraine's frontline towns: An inside look

ABC News' Matt Gutman reports on spending two weeks driving 700 miles along eastern Ukraine's front lines and has a moving look at the human toll of a yearlong war and the children left behind.
January 30
VIDEO: Ukraine's frontline towns: An inside look
January 30

UN chief backs democracy for Myanmar 2 years after takeover

Two years after Myanmar’s military seized power, U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is voicing support for the democratic aspirations of Myanmar’s people
January 30
January 30

US professional skier killed in avalanche in Japan

Kyle Smaine, a U.S. professional skier, died Sunday in an avalanche in Japan, his family said.
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Kyle Smaine, a U.S. professional skier, died Sunday in an avalanche in Japan, his family said.
January 30

Authorities in Honduras order exhumation of land activist

Honduran authorities have ordered the exhumation of the body of a land defender who died under unclear circumstances near the country’s Caribbean coast
January 30
January 30

UN: Taliban ban on women aid workers is potential death blow

The U.N. humanitarian chief is warning that the Taliban's ban on women aid workers in Afghanistan is “a potential death blow” to many important humanitarian programs
January 30
January 30

US sanctions Mexican international cartel lieutenant

The U.S. Treasury Department has announced sanctions on an international operator for the Sinaloa drug cartel whose activities spans the globe
January 30
January 30

Brazil's Bolsonaro applies for 6-month U.S. visitor visa

It may indicate he has no immediate intention to return home amid legal issues.
January 30
January 30

Peru Congress agrees to debate measure on earlier elections

Peru’s Congress approved on Monday a measure to once again consider a proposal that would move national elections forward to later this year following weeks of deadly protests demanding the resignation of President Dina Boluarte as well as the dissolut...
January 30
January 30

Secretary of State Anthony Blinken arrives in Israel amid soaring tensions

Secretary of State Antony Blinken is in Israel Monday, where he is seeking to help calm tensions amid a surge of violence.
January 30
Secretary of State Antony Blinken is in Israel Monday, where he is seeking to help calm tensions amid a surge of violence.
January 30

France doesn't rule out sending warplanes to Ukraine

President Emmanuel Macron said the country doesn’t exclude sending fighter jets.
January 30
January 30

Balkan neighbors vow to avoid clashes over national hero

Neighbors North Macedonia and Bulgaria say they will work together to prevent potential violence at weekend celebrations to honor a 19th century revolutionary viewed as a hero in both countries
January 30
January 30

New Zealand rains, Pakistan mosque explosion, Tyre Nichols: World in Photos, Jan. 30

A look at the top photos from around the globe.
January 30
VIDEO: New Zealand rains, Pakistan mosque explosion, Tyre Nichols: World in Photos, Jan. 30
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Lone assailant injures 3 in Brussels subway stabbing attack

Officials say a lone assailant wielding a knife has injured three people in Brussels during a rush-hour rampage through a subway car before being detained by police in the station under the European Union’s headquarters
January 30
January 30

What's behind the Pakistani Taliban's insurgency?

The TTP claimed responsibility for a deadly suicide bombing at a mosque.
January 30
January 30

Spain: Machete attacker jailed until trial for terrorism

Spain’s National Court has ordered pre-trial imprisonment of a man suspected of killing a Catholic Church officer and injuring four more during a machete attack last week in the southern city of Algeciras
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January 30

At least 44 dead after suicide bombing in Pakistan

Officials said a suicide bomber detonated explosives inside a mosque in northwestern Pakistan on Monday.
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Officials said a suicide bomber detonated explosives inside a mosque in northwestern Pakistan on Monday.
January 30

2 Italian suspects in EU scandal freed from house arrest

The wife and daughter of a former EU parliament member at the center of a bribery scandal rocking the European Union have been freed from house arrest after Belgian prosecutors revoked their arrest warrants
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Secretary of State Blinken to meet with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu

The meeting comes amid a surge in violence between Israelis and Palestinians.
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VIDEO: Secretary of State Blinken to meet with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu
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Blinken meets with Israeli foreign minister

Secretary of State Antony Blinken met with Israeli Foreign Minister Eli Cohen and delivered remarks on the recent wave of deadly violence in the Middle East.
January 30
VIDEO: Blinken meets with Israeli foreign minister
January 30

Hospital spokesman says death toll from Pakistan suicide bombing reaches 59, with 157 others wounded.

Hospital spokesman says death toll from Pakistan suicide bombing reaches 59, with 157 others wounded.
January 30
January 30

Search for tiger on the loose near South Africa's largest city

The big cat was spotted roaming a residential area northeast of Johannesburg.
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A tiger at a game reserves in South Africa.
January 30

France, Australia to supply Ukraine with artillery shells

France and Australia announce plans to jointly provide Ukraine artillery shells.
January 30
January 30

Belarus' Lukashenko visits fellow Russia ally Zimbabwe

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has arrived in Zimbabwe to pomp and fanfare, in a visit that seeks to cement economic and political ties between the two countries that are both close allies of Russia
January 30
January 30

Bomb hits bus transporting police in south Syria wounding 15

Syria's Interior Ministry says a roadside bomb has targeted a bus carrying Syrian policemen in the country’s south wounding 15 of them
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January 30

Germany pledges $222 million for Brazil environment, Amazon

Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon reached a 15-year high under Bolsonaro.
January 30
January 30

Egypt Central Bank: Pound slips to new low against dollar

Egypt's Central Bank says the pound has dipped to a new low of just over 30 for $1 dollar as the cash-strapped North African country continues to battle surging inflation and foreign currency shortages
January 30
January 30

Convicted hunger-striking anarchist in Italy wins transfer

After 15 weeks on a hunger strike to protest particularly harsh prison conditions, an Italian man convicted in attacks claimed by anarchists is being transferred to another prison in Italy for medical care
January 30
January 30

Japan, Greece step up security ties as 'strategic partners'

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and his Greek counterpart, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, have agreed to strengthen their security, defense and economic ties and pledged to cooperate in responding to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and other threats in Europe...
January 30
January 30

French finance minister backs pension push, UAE's COP28 pick

Trying to sell France to Emirati investors, France’s finance minister has highlighted what he described as the business-friendly overhaul of President Emmanuel Macron while on a trip to Abu Dhabi
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