International News

Latest International Headlines

2 hours ago

Analysis: Novak Djokovic clearly not done dominating tennis

Novak Djokovic clearly is not done dominating his sport
2 hours ago
2 hours ago

Trucks crash into commuters in Nigeria's south; 20 dead

Authorities in Nigeria say 20 people including children have died in road crashes involving trucks over the weekend
2 hours ago
2 hours ago

Report: drones attack convoy in east Syria coming from Iraq

Syrian opposition activists and pro-government media are reporting that drones have attacked a convoy of trucks in eastern Syria shortly after they crossed from Iraq
2 hours ago
January 29

US urges donors to give far more as Somalia faces famine

The first U.S. Cabinet member to visit Somalia since 2015 is urging the world’s distracted donors to give immediate help to a country facing deadly famine
January 29
January 29

Puerto Rico's southern region fights for cleaner air, water

Puerto Rico’s southeast coast has long been considered one of the U.S. territory’s most contaminated regions
January 29
January 29

'Hurricane Hazel,' mayor of Mississauga into her 90's, dies

Hazel McCallion, who led one of Canada’s largest cities into her 90′s, has died, leaving behind a legacy of feisty advocacy and more than three decades of nearly unchallenged leadership
January 29
January 29

Israeli-Palestinian cauldron tests US as Blinken visits

An alarming spike in Israeli-Palestinian violence and sharp responses by both sides are testing the Biden administration as U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken plunges into a cauldron of deepening mistrust and anger on visits to Israel and the West ...
January 29
January 29

Peru's protest 'deactivators' run toward tear gas to stop it

When police fire tear gas at protesters demanding the resignation of Peruvian President Dina Boluarte, most run away
January 29
January 29

Friends mourn volunteer killed helping civilians in Ukraine

Friends and volunteers have gathered at Kyiv’s St Sophia’s Cathedral to say goodbye to a New Zealand scientist who was killed in Ukraine with another volunteer while they were trying to evacuate people from a front-line town
January 29
January 29

Qatar replaces Russian company in Lebanon gas exploration

Lebanon, two international oil giants and state-owned oil and gas company Qatar Energy agreed Sunday that the Qatari firm will join a consortium that will search for gas in the Mediterranean Sea off Lebanon’s coast
January 29
January 29

France must raise pension age to 64, prime minister says

France’s prime minister says that the government’s plan to raise the retirement age from 62 to 64 is “no longer negotiable."
January 29
January 29

Maldives president to run again after winning primary

Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has won a party primary and will run for a second term in September elections
January 29
January 29

Australia mining company sorry for losing radioactive device

A mining corporation has apologized for losing a highly radioactive capsule over a 870-mile stretch of Western Australia
January 29
January 29

China announces resumption of visas for Japanese

China says it's resuming issuing visas for Japanese travelers beginning Sunday, ending its nearly three-week suspension in an apparent protest of Tokyo’s tougher COVID-19 entry requirements for Lunar New Year tourists from China
January 29
January 29

UK leader fires party chairman over tax bill allegations

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has fired the chairman of the governing Conservative Party for a “serious breach” of ethics rules in failing to come clean about a tax dispute
January 29
January 29

UK prime minister fires his party chairman, accused of settling settled an unpaid tax bill while he was Treasury chief

UK prime minister fires his party chairman, accused of settling settled an unpaid tax bill while he was Treasury chief
January 29
January 29

Elections shine spotlight on Tunisia's troubled democracy

Voters in Tunisia have shunned parliamentary elections seen as an important test for their president and the country's troubled democracy
January 29
January 29

Turkey issues travel warning to Europe following protests

Turkey’s president has suggested his country might approve Finland’s application for NATO membership before taking any action on Sweden’s
January 29
January 29

Russians gone from Ukraine village, fear and hardship remain

It has been over 11 weeks since Ukrainian forces wrested back part of Kherson province from Russian occupation
January 29
January 29

Israel prepares to demolish home of Palestinian gunman

A Palestinian man killed seven people outside an east Jerusalem synagogue.
January 29
January 29

Passenger bus in Pakistan crashes, catches fire killing 40

A government official says a bus accident in southern Pakistan has left 40 people dead
January 29
January 28

Iran says drone attack targets defense facility in Isfahan

Iran’s Defense Ministry says one of its factories was attacked in Isfahan.
January 28
January 28

Bus falls into ravine in northern Peru, leaving 25 dead

A passenger bus has fallen into a ravine in northern Peru leaving at least 25 people dead and others injured
January 28
January 28

Israeli PM Netanyahu announces punitive steps in response to Palestinian attacks, including 'strengthening' settlements

Israeli PM Netanyahu announces punitive steps in response to Palestinian attacks, including 'strengthening' settlements
January 28
January 28

Finnish, Swedish FMs: NATO membership process hasn't stopped

The foreign ministers of Sweden and Finland have reiterated in separate interviews published Saturday that the process for the two Nordic nations to join NATO is continuing
January 28
January 28

Taliban warn women can't take entry exams at universities

The Taliban are doubling down on their ban on women’s education.
January 28
January 28

Tiny radioactive capsule lost in Australia triggers search

Potentially deadly radioactive capsule got lost during transport on a truck.
January 28
January 28

Ukraine: 'Fast-track' talks underway for missiles, planes

Trying to equip the invaded country with long-range missiles, military aircraft.
January 28
Family, friends and soldiers grieve at the casket of Ukrainian soldier Sergiy Sochenko at his funeral at an Orthodox church, Jan. 28, 2023 outside Rohoziv, Ukraine.
January 28

Retired Gen. Petr Pavel beats billionaire Andrej Babis to become new Czech president

Retired Gen. Petr Pavel beats billionaire Andrej Babis to become new Czech president
January 28
January 28

Emhoff says somber Auschwitz visit key to antisemitism work

The husband of U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris says he was deeply moved by a “solemn and sad” visit to the former site of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp
January 28
January 28

Online system to seek asylum in US is quickly overwhelmed

A mobile app for migrants to seek asylum in the United States has been overwhelmed since it was introduced this month in one of several major changes to the government’s response to unprecedented migration flows
January 28
January 28

Challenge for Tunisian democracy: Getting voters to show up

Tunisia was once the Arab world’s hope for a new era of democracy
January 28
January 28

Climate activists block main road into The Hague

Hundreds of climate activists have blocked one of the main roads into The Hague, defying attempts to prevent their protest that have sparked concerns about restrictions on the right to demonstrate
January 28
January 28

Philippines probes labor abuses in Kuwait after new killing

The Philippines says it will take steps to assess and prevent abuses including rape and maltreatment of Filipino workers in Kuwait after a housemaid was killed and dumped in a desert in the oil-rich emirate
January 28
January 28

Italy, Libya sign $8B gas deal as PM Meloni visits Tripoli

Italy’s prime minister has held talks in Libya with officials from the country’s west-based government focusing on energy and migration, top issues for Italy and the European Union
January 28
January 28

Flights canceled as UK airline Flybe sinks into bankruptcy

Struggling U.K. airline Flybe has collapsed for the second time in less than three years
January 28
January 28

Czechs select successor to Milos Zeman in president runoff

A retired army general has defeated a populist billionaire in a runoff vote to choose the new president of the Czech Republic
January 28
January 28

Sabato De Sarno named new Gucci creative director

Italian designer Sabato De Sarno has been named the new creative director of Gucci, and will unveil his first collection during Milan Fashion Week next September, Gucci and parent company Kering announced Saturday
January 28
January 28

Sri Lanka leader suspends parliament until policy address

Sri Lanka’s president has suspended Parliament until Feb. 8, when he said he would announced a new set of long-term policies to address a range of issues including an unprecedented economic crisis
January 28
January 28

Italian diplomatic property vandalized in Germany, Spain

Italy’s premier says Italian diplomatic property has been the target of vandalism in Berlin and Barcelona
January 28
January 28

Pope clarifies homosexuality and sin comments in note

Pope Francis has clarified his comments about homosexuality and sin
January 28
January 28

Israel to 'strengthen' settlements after shooting attacks

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has announced a series of punitive steps.
January 28
January 28

Israel rescue service says shooting in east Jerusalem has wounded 2 people, day after deadliest attack in city in years

Israel rescue service says shooting in east Jerusalem has wounded 2 people, day after deadliest attack in city in years
January 28
January 28

2 Indian fighter jets crash, killing pilot

Two Indian air force jets have crashed in the central state of Madhya Pradesh, killing one pilot
January 28
January 28

‘He’s close to us’: Wheelchair users in Africa await pope

When Pope Francis arrives in Congo and South Sudan next week, thousands of people will take special note of a gesture more grounded than the sign of the cross
January 28
January 28

Mali defends Russian ties and opposes options for UN force

Mali’s Foreign Minister Abdoulaye Diop has defended the military government’s cooperation with Russia
January 28
January 27

Japan launches whale meat vending machines to promote sales

A Japanese whaling operator, after struggling for years to promote its products amid protests from conservationists, has found a new way to cultivate clientele: whale meat vending machines
January 27
January 27

Spellbinding polar night gets darker in warming Arctic

At 10:40 a.m. on a day in January, two powerful beams of light from the Svalbard governor’s boat pierced the complete darkness of the mountain-fringed fjord it was sailing. It was carrying the children’s choir from this remote village’s church to visit an even more isolated Arctic outpost. That’s polar night in this Norwegian archipelago – so close to the North Pole the sun is at least six degrees below the horizon from mid-November through the end of January. For the miners, scientists and tourism workers of more than 50 nationalities who make up most of Svalbard’s 3,000 inhabitants, it's challenging at first to adjust to living without even a hint of twilight in a treeless, black-and-white landscape. “First time in Svalbard, it was like coming to the moon,” said the Rev. Leif Magne Helgesen, who was the pastor of Svalbard Kirke, the only church in the main village of Longyearbyen, for a dozen years until 2019, and has written about its fragile environment. Then the polar night...
January 27
January 27

Mexico City says subway crash caused by cut wires, speeding

Mexico City prosecutors say severed cables and a speeding driver were responsible for a Jan. 7 subway crash that killed one person and injured dozens
January 27
January 27

Nicaragua arrests 24 after attack in indigenous land dispute

Nicaraguan authorities say they have arrested 24 settlers after they allegedly attacked an indigenous community as part of a land dispute
January 27