Amnesty International says the Nigerian military is guilty of war crimes in its fight against Boko Haram, opening fire on civilians, forcibly separating them from their families and burning down their homes.
After being escorted out of the store by police officers due to "vandalism" accusations, the people in the group maintained that all they had done was "laugh" loudly.
A cardboard cut-out of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stands by as demonstrators use a mock oil pipeline to block the entrance to the Canadian Embassy in London in a protest against a pipeline expansion. (Getty Images)
A cardboard cut-out of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stands by as demonstrators use a mock oil pipeline to block the entrance to the Canadian Embassy in London in a protest against a pipeline expansion. (Getty Images)
An increasingly bitter dispute between two of the country’s largest provinces over the pipeline’s expansion poses a major political challenge for the prime minister, who came to power in 2015 as an environmental champion but has been a supporter of the project.
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It has had one of the strictest abortion laws in the developed world.

The Pentagon has long grappled with how the military would fight two conflicts in two theaters at once.

Lawmakers have pressed Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen to allow more seasonal foreign workers

The U.S. ambassador encouraged American businesses to participate in the St. Petersburg investment forum. 

The blast went off in an Indian restaurant in Mississauga, a city west of Toronto.

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Trudeau will apologize for Canada’s rejection of Jewish refugees in 1939. Is he saying ‘sorry’ too often?

It will mark the fifth time since becoming prime minister in 2015 that Trudeau has apologized for a historical injustice.

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The canceled Korea summit summed up in one emoji: Confused face

Photographer Ed Jones asked Koreans to pose with the emoji that best summed up their feelings on the summit's cancellation.

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Has Trump actually spoken directly to Kim Jong Un? South Korea says he should.

Trump has long refused to answer questions about direct communications with Kim.

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Trump’s canceled North Korea summit sums up his chaotic foreign policy

The "dysfunction within this administration in the lead-up to this meeting ultimately brought the summit crashing down," an Asia geopolitics analyst said.

Advocacy groups immediately filed complaints against tech giants, alleging that the firms have not complied with new rules.

The U.S. had hoped to convince Kim to open up about uranium enrichment and past weapons sales.

Some herald it as a milestone for Internet privacy in Europe and around the world.

America’s traditional allies are now working with its adversaries to keep the deal intact.

New skills and languages have failed to help many returnees navigate a traditional, war-torn society.

A timeline of how Trump's dealings with rogue states alienated allies.

Beijing and Seoul want diplomacy to continue, and Pyongyang still appears willing.

Australian grandmother Maria Exposto said she carried a backpack given to her by a stranger believing it contained clothes belonging to her online boyfriend.

The adminstration had previously said no White House officials would attend the meetings.

The spectacle was seen as a gesture toward diplomacy with the United States, but Trump abruptly called off planned talks in Singapore.

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Ireland’s referendum Friday represented more than a vote on whether to end the country’s strict abortion ban. It was a battle for the very soul of a traditionally conservative Roman Catholic nation that has seen a wave of liberalization in recent years.

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The family of a Guatemalan immigrant fatally shot by a U.S. Border Patrol agent in Texas this week is demanding justice for the 19-year-old woman.

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The Venezuelan government freed 20 jailed activists Friday who opponents of the socialist administration considered political prisoners, human rights advocates said.

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The populist parties in line to form Italy’s next government are taking a page from Donald Trump’s playbook: Go straight to voters and influencers with your message through social media engagement.

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The powerful chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee met with Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday two days after the embattled socialist leader kicked out the top U.S. diplomat in the country.

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