Volcanic eruption on New Zealand island kills five, leaves many missing

Fewer than 50 visitors were on or near White Island at the time of the eruption, and 23 people have been rescued so far, New Zealand police said.

Ethiopia’s Abiy Ahmed won’t be answering any questions when he receives his Nobel Prize

The government says it’s because he’s too modest, but it’s the first time in at least 30 years a recipient has refused to talk with the international press.
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks to activists and supporters as the Conservative Campaign Headquarters Call Centre in London on Sunday. (Reuters)
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks to activists and supporters as the Conservative Campaign Headquarters Call Centre in London on Sunday. (Reuters)

In Britain’s ‘appalling’ election, voters in the middle don’t like either Boris Johnson or Jeremy Corbyn

As moderates weigh candidates and their positions on Brexit, many are calling it the worst choice in a generation.
The former democracy campaigner is set to appear at The Hague over allegations stemming from Myanmar’s expulsion of the mostly Muslim Rohingya people.
Torching of literature heightens fears of deepening authoritarianism under Xi Jinping and invites comparisons to Nazi Germany.
Rather than follow the ambassador's orders, the Danish Atlantic Council chose to cancel the conference entirely.
The early morning barrage follows similar attacks on military installations hosting U.S. forces in Iraq over the past week.
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Gangs are threatening practitioners of Candomblé and shutting down temples. Reports of religious-based violence in Rio have increased eightfold in three years, authorities say.
There are a host of proposals to keep Israelis from going to the polls for a third time in a year, but it’s probably going to happen anyway.
The reported test comes as the reclusive country’s senior diplomat said denuclearization is off the negotiating table.
It is the deadliest fire in New Delhi in more than 20 years, coming amid rising concerns over a lack of safety measures.
Hundreds of thousands took to the streets to call again for greater democratic freedoms in one of the biggest marches since the movement began in June.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov is expected to meet Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. The White House is mum on a Trump meeting.
The history of foreign military training in the United States goes back to the Cold War era.
Xiyue Wang was arrested while conducting research and charged with spying. U.S. officials had called the allegations baseless.
Campobello Islanders worry CBP agents could find reasons to ban them at the border.
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The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe is repeating its call on Albanian authorities to further amend a draft law on a new registration system for online media
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