The U.N. mission in Afghanistan said 353 civilians have been killed or injured by airstrikes in the first half of the year, more than half of them women and children.
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Compounding the woes of fighting, crop failures after years with little rain are affecting more than half the country’s provinces.
Since Iraq held national elections in May, a White House envoy and the chief of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps’ elite Quds force have competed with each other to assemble support behind their favorites for parliament speaker, president and prime minister.
A worker browses his smartphone outside a construction site wall depicting skyscrapers in Beijing on Sept. 19. (Andy Wong/AP)
A worker browses his smartphone outside a construction site wall depicting skyscrapers in Beijing on Sept. 19. (Andy Wong/AP)
Many Chinese think President Trump is trying to thwart China’s rise — and that adds another layer of complications to the trade war.
Aldi Novel Adilang, 19, was working alone in a floating fishing hut when its mooring broke.

The president reiterated in his U.N. speech that the United States would begin giving aid only to countries “who respect us and, frankly, are our friends.”

It wasn’t the first time that Trump had lashed out at Germany over its gas imports from Russia.

Evo Morales has been a sharp critic of Trump and U.S. foreign policy. On Wednesday, they'll meet face-to-face.

The sanctions announced Tuesday came as President Trump castigated Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro before the United Nations.

The AfD maintains it has a sizable number of Jewish supporters, despite long-standing accusations of having anti-Semitic leanings.

Forget Brexit, we’ve got a beluga! Whale spotted in Britain’s River Thames.

The rare beluga sighting has made quite a splash in the country.

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern became the first world leader to bring her newborn to the U.N. General Assembly.

The government and aid agencies have had to suspend operations because of an attack.

In his U.N. address Tuesday, Trump is expected to criticize Iran, but he says a meeting might be possible in the future.

A new report found some countries were even backsliding in their progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals.

The ship, managed by two aid groups, is carrying 58 migrants who hope to reach Marseille.

Beijing urges “mature political leaders in the U.S.” to “come back to their senses.”

The study expanded the church’s global crisis.

As Turkey tries mend its frayed relations with Germany, the two countries are battling to host one of world soccer's most important events.

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Toronto added more tech jobs in the past five years than anywhere else in North America, according to a recent report.

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On his return to the U.N. General Assembly, Trump will surprise few world leaders with his sharp rhetoric.

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Pope Francis has acknowledged that priestly sex abuse scandals are outraging the Catholic faithful and driving them away, and says the church must change its ways if it wants to keep future generations

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A luxury hotel in Panama City that used to bear the Trump name has formally been rebranded after a bitter dispute over control

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Mexico disarms Acapulco police force after cops linked to drug gangs

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Bahrain prosecutors say they’ve launched mass prosecution of 169 defendants suspected of being part of militant group

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