Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte set to resign after call for a no-confidence vote

Conte’s resignation could pave the way for a snap election or the formation of a new coalition government.
Ryu Hee-Jin, a North Korean defector, practices dance moves at a studio in Seoul, the South Korean capital. (Jean Chung for The Post)
Ryu Hee-Jin, a North Korean defector, practices dance moves at a studio in Seoul, the South Korean capital. (Jean Chung for The Post)

How K-pop is luring young North Koreans to cross the line

David Bowie and the Beatles may have helped topple the Berlin Wall. Now South Korean and Western pop may be undermining the Pyongyang regime.

Cardinal Pell, highest Vatican official to face justice over abuse, appeals guilty verdict

George Pell was found guilty in December of sexually assaulting two 13-year-old boys who sneaked into his change room, or sacristy, and drunk sacramental wine.
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British media slams Meghan and Harry’s jet-set lifestyle as celebrities spring to their defense

For a couple who have expressed concerns over climate change, many people on social media, along with the tabloid press, have accused them of being hypocritical and called out their luxury lifestyle.
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Anti-racism groups are petitioning UNESCO to remove the centuries-old festival from its cultural heritage list.

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In the last three decades, there have been 13 separate Italian prime ministers.

Blackness descended on Sao Paulo during the day Monday, the result of smoke from wildfires thousands of miles away mixing with a cold front.

A swiftly moving wildfire sent flames shooting 160 feet into the air on Gran Canaria island, sending people fleeing for safer ground.

At least two dozen people have died after recent attacks on churches.

The rejection begins a tense season of talks ahead of Britain’s Oct. 31 departure from the bloc.

Brazil moves to open the rainforest to more development. Europeans withhold aid. Bolsonaro criticizes Merkel, Norway’s whaling industry.

Simon Cheng, a 28-year-old trade officer, vanished Aug. 8 as he tried to pass through Chinese immigration, his girlfriend told local media.

Survey data shows when Americans are – and aren’t – up for intervention.

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They’re invading nature reserves and parks, hunting in packs and threatening endangered species.

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A serious work of popular history triggered American conservatives.

A judge’s decision to acquit 21-year-old Evelyn Hernández marks the culmination of a tragic saga that began when she was raped at the age of 18, her lawyers said.

An estimated 2,500 to 4,000 fighters belong to the ISIS affiliate in Afghanistan, which remains a potent threat to peace.

Netanyahu wrote that Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) and Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) were the “antithesis” of “strong bipartisan support for Israel."

Indian authorities say the restrictions are necessary even as public anger grows. 

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An Italian prosecutor has ordered the seizure of a rescue ship and the immediate evacuation of more than 80 migrants still aboard, capping a drama that saw 15 people jump overboard in a desperate bid to escape deteriorating conditions on the vessel

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Authorities in the Dominican Republic have arrested former MLB pitcher Octavio Dotel and are searching for ex-infielder Luis Castillo for their alleged links to a drug-trafficking and money-laundering ring

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Scientists studying the melting of the ice in Greenland this summer are finding themselves working in shirtsleeve weather without the need for gloves

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Poland’s deputy justice minister has handed his resignation after allegations surfaced he encouraged an online hate campaign against judges critical of the nationalist government

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The U.N. envoy for Yemen is warning that fragmentation of the war-torn Arab nation “is becoming a stronger and more pressing threat” making peace efforts that have been frustratingly slow more urgent than ever

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Ex-combatants with Colombia’s once largest guerrilla group are helping in the search for those disappeared during the nation’s long civil conflict

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