The Mexican government is suing U.S. gun manufacturers and distributors, arguing that their commercial practices have unleashed tremendous bloodshed in Mexico
Belgium’s customs officers have arrested 40 people and seized tens of millions of counterfeit cigarettes in raids targeting illegal production sites across the country
Afghan defense ministry says U.S. and Afghan airstrikes are hitting Taliban targets in an effort to dislodge the insurgents after they pushed into the Helmand provincial capital of Lashkar Gah
A German-Swiss group that campaigns for human rights in Belarus is calling on Western companies to stop buying advertising airtime on the authoritarian country’s state broadcasters
The head of the World Health Organization is calling for a moratorium on administering booster shots of COVID-19 vaccines as a way to help ensure that doses are available in countries where few people have received their first shots
The daughter of a German-Iranian rights activist says her mother has been given a prison sentence of 10 years and eight months in Iran
The Red Cross is warning that Lithuania's decision to turn away immigrants attempting to cross in from neighboring Belarus does not comply with international law
Leading opposition figures went on trial in Belarus Wednesday, part of a multi-pronged crackdown on dissent in the ex-Soviet nation that was rocked by months of protests
Italy is pressing fellow EU nations to open their ports to migrants rescued by European humanitarian ships
An international conference on Lebanon aims to raise hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to meet the country’s humanitarian needs
Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou has been fighting her extradition case while under house arrest in Vancouver, Canada.
A year on, questions surrounding a massive oil spill from a bulk carrier near the island nation's shores remain.
WHO chief says the move was to enable at least 10 percent of the population of every country to be vaccinated.
US officials determined there was credible evidence the ship, operated by a Chinese national, is using forced labour.
Eriksen collapsed in the first half of Denmark's opening match at the European Championship in June.
Private sector added only 330,000 jobs last month, said ADP, as employers struggle to fill a record number of openings.
Hundreds of Lebanese march to mark anniversary of Beirut port explosion that killed more than 200 people.
Key opposition figure Maria Kolesnikova is accused of conspiring to seize power over role in anti-government protests.
The department had ordered the IRS give Trump's tax returns to a House of Representatives committee.
Retail investors are piling into shares of Robinhood after Wood's Ark Investment Management increased its stake in firm.
Numbers of people exposed to flooding globally have risen by almost a quarter in two decades.
Great Britain are fourth in the Olympic medal table after sailing and showjumping golds plus a skateboarding bronze for Sky Brown, 13.
We owe it to our people to tackle issues which led to the blast, the ambassador to the UK says.
Inter Milan say Christian Eriksen is in excellent mental and physical shape after his first visit to their training ground since his cardiac arrest.
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The former president turns 60 on Wednesday but has cancelled plans for a big party this weekend.
Players struggle with the heat at the women's Olympic golf, while Canada and Sweden ask for the women's football final to be moved.
Hurdler Sydney McLaughlin smashes her own world record to win 400m hurdles gold on the day 12-year-old Kokona Hiraki becomes the youngest Olympic medallist for 85 years.
Protest organiser Maria Kolesnikova has been charged with threatening national security.
An express train from Munich hits a commuter train near the Czech Republic town of Domazlice.
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The hijackers who seized a vessel off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in the Gulf of Oman left the targeted ship on Wednesday, the British navy reported, without elaborating.
One year ago today, an explosion ripped through the port of Beirut, killing at least 214 people, injuring more than 6,000, and destroying or damaged thousands of homes and businesses.
Churches in Canada have been the targets of vandals and arsonists in recent months.
High-tech deterrents and a 16-foot wall topped with barbed wire are being used to stop the crush of illegal immigrants flooding across the border. But this is not the U.S. border. This is Greece.
In light of increasing levels of Taliban violence, the State Department is expanding the pool of Afghans eligible for resettlement.
A Nigerian woman, whose husband was killed by Fulani herdsmen two years ago, is now mourning the loss of her son by the same group of attackers.
Five Christians with Xuncheng Reformed Church in Taiyuan, Shanxi Province Chinese were arrested by authorities last month because they attended the KL2020 Gospel and Culture conference more than one year ago.
Awoken by gunshots in the middle of the night, Fatima Amadou was shocked by what she saw among the attackers: children.
New Zealander Laurel Hubbard — a biological male who identifies as female — thanked the International Olympic Committee this week for “making sport inclusive and accessible.”
U.S. Olympian Sydney McLaughlin delivered another stellar performance Saturday morning at the Tokyo Olympics, winning the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 54.65.
A smiling Francis walked without assistance before a crowd of several hundred tourists and pilgrims in a Vatican auditorium.
Greysia Polii and Apriyani Rahayu captured the first gold for Indonesia in the Tokyo Olympics after defeating the world champions from China.
Professor Sarah Gilbert played a crucial role in developing one of the world's leading COVID-19 vaccines — and now, her likeness is being immortalized by one of the world's leading toymakers.
Brown, who splits her time between California and Japan, said she used to steal her dad's skateboard and learned by watching YouTube videos.
At the end of the day, people don't understand what we are going through, Biles told reporters.
China is facing its worst outbreak of COVID-19 since the early days of the pandemic, and the government is responding aggressively.
For Apollo 15's 50th anniversary, historian Andy Saunders painstakingly remastered stunning original photos from the historic mission.
At least 8 people were killed and 20 injured in the attack, which happened in a heavily guarded area and was claimed by the Taliban.
McLaughlin and Muhammad have been trading off setting world records in the women's 400-meter hurdles.
We are under pressure because the competition makes you feel more stress. But, at the same time, we are super lucky, the tennis star said.
The World Health Organization on Wednesday called for a moratorium on Covid-19 vaccine booster shots, citing vaccine inequity around the world.
Amazon has launched two programs as part of an effort to give products a second life when they get returned to businesses that sell items on its platform.
GM has projected better-than-expected results in the second quarter despite the industrywide impact of the semiconductor shortage.
Yellen will deliver the address in Atlanta as part of a White House messaging blitz designed to rally the public behind the bipartisan infrastructure bill.
Nvidia's $40 billion bid to buy U.K.-based chip designer Arm from Japan's SoftBank has started to look increasingly uncertain in recent weeks.
The Nifty 50 index rose 0.79% to 16,258.05, led by gains in financial services and metals sub-indexes which were up 2.44% and 0.45%, respectively.
Economists are concerned that strict measures by the government to control the Covid-19 outbreak would hurt the Chinese economy.
Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin, who came to power in March last year, has governed with a razor-thin majority in the 222-seat parliament.
Capitaland Group's Andrew Lim says the real estate firm is seeing opportunities emerge in China amid a credit crunch.
Commerzbank on Wednesday reported a net second-quarter loss due to restructuring costs and an exceptional write-off to an outsourcing project.
To mark her 40th birthday, Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, has launched a mentorship program to support women getting back into the workforce after the pandemic.
August 3, 2021, marked the start of Ebrahim Raisi's four-year term as president of Iran. The validation ceremony took place in the Beyt (Arabic for house) of the Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, as a prelude to Raisi's inauguration.
Pentagon police officer George Gonzalez died Tuesday after sustaining injuries during a violent incident outside of the Pentagon building, according to a release from the Pentagon Force Protection Agency.
Lizzo and Chris Evans are having lots of fun with their very public flirtation.
Amid a deadly summer of flooding in different parts of the world, scientists have found the number of people at risk to extreme flooding has grown significantly in the past two decades.
The World Health Organization is calling for a moratorium on booster shots until at least the end of September, WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said during a news briefing in Geneva on Wednesday.
Christian Eriksen has returned to the Inter Milan training ground for the first time since suffering a cardiac arrest while playing for Denmark at Euro 2020, the Italian club said on Wednesday.
These two paragraphs from Politico are eye-opening: