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Shooting at Russian university leaves at least 6 dead, 24 injured

Shootings are relatively rare in Russia, which has strict laws on civilian gun ownership.

‘Hotel Rwanda’ inspiration Paul Rusesabagina found guilty of terrorism-related charges

Rusesabagina's supporters have criticized the trial for being unfair and not following international standards of due process.

Canadian voters head to the polls in snap federal election

The election that was supposed to be a cinch for Trudeau has become a risky gamble.

What you need to know about Germany’s election

How Germans will pick the successor to Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Thousands flee La Palma volcano eruption as rivers of lava flow towards villages

Videos and photos showed streams of bright orange lava from the Cumbre Vieja volcano flowing through streets, engulfing houses and roads.

North Korea says Australia’s submarine deal could trigger ‘nuclear arms race’

North Korea has lashed out at a new trilateral security pact among the United States, Britain and Australia, and a deal to supply sensitive nuclear submarine technology to Australia.

Canadians could make Trudeau pay for his gamble

By calling early elections, Trudeau hoped to win a decisive parliamentary majority. But he could now be on the brink of losing power.

Deportees land in Port-au-Prince: ‘Nobody told us we were going back to Haiti’

Many hadn’t seen their country in years, and now spoke better Spanish or Portuguese than Haitian Creole.

The world’s tallest populace is shrinking, and scientists want to know why

The Dutch are still the world’s tallest population, but the growth that has seen the country top global height charts for decades appears to have ground to a halt. Scientists have offered a number of potential explanations.

After 20 years of waging religious guerrilla warfare, Taliban fighters in Kabul say they miss the battle

Interviews with more than two dozen Taliban fighters, commanders and leaders reveal a movement open to some change but one that is dedicated to the harsh enforcement of strict rules.

Islamic State in Afghanistan claims responsibility for attacks targeting Taliban

A series of deadly blasts hit Jalalabad over the weekend in the latest challenge to the Taliban as it consolidates power.

Putin’s party expected to maintain its grip on Duma as Russian opposition complains of stolen vote

Putin’s United Russia party has won the previous four parliamentary elections, twice with supermajorities.

Boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao announces run for Philippines president

The fighter-turned-senator began taking jabs at President Duterte this summer.

Jair Bolsonaro, defiantly unvaccinated, will test U.N. General Assembly’s covid ‘honor system’

It’s an open question whether the coronavirus mandate will be enforced.

Syrian detention camp rocked by dozens of killings blamed on Islamic State women

More than 70 slain at Syria's al-Hol camp this year as fanatics enforce strictures, settle scores

Faroe Islands to review annual dolphin hunt following global outcry

The local tradition saw almost 1,500 dolphins slaughtered last weekend.

Australia says France knew it had ‘deep and grave concerns’ about its submarines before U.S. deal

Australia's prime minister Scott Morrison said France knew its concerns before the country tore up a deal to buy the submarines.

In the cradle of the Syrian revolution, renewed violence shows reconciliation is still elusive

A months-long siege and bombardment forced tens of thousands from their homes in the restive city of Daraa.

Last two escaped Palestinian prisoners recaptured after Israeli manhunt that threatened fresh violence

The remaining two of the six fugitives, who had tunneled their way out of a maximum security Israeli prison, were apprehended in their hometown of Jenin.

Afghan family ravaged by U.S. drone strike mistake wants headstones for the dead — and possible new life in America

The U.S. apology was welcomed. But they want someone held accountable for the attack that claimed 10 lives.
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'Hotel Rwanda' hero found guilty of terror-related charges

A court in Rwanda has convicted the man who inspired “Hotel Rwanda,” Paul Rusesabagina, of terror-related offenses
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The AP Interview: UN chief warns China, US to avoid Cold War

The head of the United Nations is warning of a potential new Cold War if the United States and China don’t repair their relationship
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4 men charged for shouting antisemitic abuse in London

Four men were charged Monday for allegedly shouting antisemitic abuse while driving around in a convoy in north London
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Lava from Spanish volcano heads toward sea; no injuries

Lava continues to flow slowly from a volcano that erupted in Spain’s Canary Islands off northwest Africa
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Kosovo deploys police, Serbs protest amid border tension

Tensions have soared on the border between Kosovo and Serbia as Pristina authorities started implementing a rule to remove Serbian license plates from cars entering Kosovo
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