(The Associated Press)
(The Associated Press)
The team, led by Navy SEALs, raided a site in northern Nigeria to free the 27-year-old captive.

Death toll rises in powerful Aegean earthquake as Turkish rescuers race to find survivors

The earthquake, which injured more than 800 people, has led to a rare moment of comity between the leaders of Turkey and Greece

Ivory Coast’s election is already chaotic. Many fear it could spark another conflict.

Dozens have died in street clashes ahead of Ivory Coast’s vote Saturday.

What’s reopened and what’s still restricted in 16 cities around the world

Post correspondents and contributors check on the progress of reopening from lockdowns in cities across Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America.
European leaders plan to chart a more independent course.
Street protests enter eighth day as Polish president appears to distance himself from restrictive new law.
“I think that this year’s Christmas will be a different Christmas," European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen told reporters in Brussels on Wednesday.
The magnitude 7 quake sent a surge of seawater in areas near the Turkish city Izmir.
A day after a knife attack in a church in France killed three, Muslims marched in several countries to protest the French government’s rhetoric defending cartoons of the prophet Muhammad.
President Trump's plan to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement takes effect Nov. 4, one day after the national election. If Democratic candidate Joe Biden wins the White House, he has promised to rejoin the accord.
In one scenario modelled by the scientists, the infection risk for participants and their contacts was around 70 times lower when health and safety instructions were followed.
No one knows where the mysterious bird came from, but his new east London neighbors are glad he stayed.
“It is not something I have ever heard of occurring in my life, in any context,” Australia's foreign minister said.
Cemeteries have been ordered closed on the night when families commune with the spirits of loved ones.
Others play down fears of a less supportive stance toward Taipei, pointing to a fundamental shift in U.S.-China relations.
As Japan’s rural population shrinks, bears are venturing out of the mountains — and many are facing a grisly end.
The battles between Armenia and Azerbaijan have claimed thousands of lives and may escalate further.
Two referendum questions were put to voters alongside Oct. 17 elections in which Jacinda Ardern won a second term.
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The stabbings came amid tensions over cartoons denigrating the prophet Muhammad.
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The family of a Tennessee man held in a Venezuelan prison on charges of terrorism is speaking out for the first time
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Sudan says it has signed an agreement with the U.S. that could effectively stop any future compensation claims being filed against the African country in U.S. courts, following Washington’s decision to remove the country from its list of state sponsors of terrorism
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Indonesian President Joko Widodo has strongly condemned terrorist attacks in Paris and Nice and comments by French President Emmanuel Macron that were deemed offensive toward Islam and the global Muslim community
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Iraqi security forces have cleared out sit-in tents from the capital’s central square that has been the epicenter of the anti-government protest movement, a year after the eruption of demonstrations against corruption led to months of clashes with authorities across Iraq
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to hold a news conference alongside his top scientific advisers Saturday amid anticipation of him announcing a new national lockdown for England to stem a resurgence of the coronavirus
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