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.
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The government and aid agencies have had to suspend operations because of an attack.
Abuse of that magnitude would constitute one of the largest church scandals in Europe. But even the study’s authors say the report may underestimate the scale of the problem.

The ship carrying the migrants had been stranded in the Mediterranean and became the subject of a days-long standoff.

With six months to go before Britain is to leave the European Union, the opposition party debates a do-over.

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

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.

At Trump’s U.N. Security Council meeting, Bolivia’s leftist leader could play foil

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

Germany’s surging far-right party is trying to attract an unlikely group of voters: Jews

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.

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.

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

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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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani accused the United States on Tuesday of trying to overthrow his government, rejecting bilateral talks after President Donald Trump predicted stepped-up US sanctions would get Tehran to negotiate over its nuclear program.

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Pope Francis says it’s unfair to apply contemporary moral standards to the Catholic Church’s history of sex abuse cover-up since everyone covered up the crime in the past

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Smirks and smiles, but no signs of shock: German diplomats appeared bemused by President Donald Trump’s latest swipe at their country

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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres paints a grim picture of the state of the world as leaders open their annual meeting.

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Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is slamming Norway for arresting a Russian parliamentary official suspected of spying

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