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Indebted cutting-edge hospital in Comoros faces collapse

The Bambao hospital, nestled in a tropical forest on Anjouan island in the Comoros, was meant to bring state-of-the-art medical care to the poor...

Syria's Kurds call for international court to try IS jihadists

Syria's Kurds called Monday for an international court to be set up in the country to try suspected Islamic State group jihadists following the...

Recaptured Italian ex-militant Battisti admits 1970s murders

Former communist militant Cesare Battisti has admitted four murders carried out in the 1970s, weeks after he was jailed in Italy for the killings...

US will not 'stand idly' on Russian role in Venezuela: Pompeo

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Russia Monday the United States will not "stand idly by" as Moscow inserts military personnel into Venezuela to...

Mozambique cyclone survivors face 'ticking bomb' of disease

The Red Cross warned Monday that survivors of a powerful cyclone that pummelled southern Africa face "a ticking bomb" of disease even as aid...

Anti-stall system likely activated in crash: Ethiopian Airlines CEO

An anti-stall system believed to have caused a fatal October jet crash in Indonesia was probably also involved in this month's crash of an...

Sheriff’s deputies investigate body found in Compton

COMPTON — A body was found early Monday in Compton, and authorities were working to determine if foul play was involved in the death....

Essential Science: How does cannabis affect the brain?

Rates of cannabis consumption are increasing in many parts of the world, as countries (as with Canada) or the U.S. (as with the majority...

Netanyahu to meet Trump, Golan Heights recognition expected

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet with Donald Trump in Washington on Monday amid expectations the US president will formally recognize the Jewish...

Polish dailies print blank front page in EU copyright appeal

Major Polish newspapers printed blank front pages on Monday in an appeal to the European Parliament to adopt controversial copyright reforms that have pitted...

S. Korea court orders Mitsubishi asset seizure over WWII forced labour

A South Korean court has approved the seizure of Mitsubishi's assets over the Japanese industrial giant's use of forced labour during World War II,...

Macron picks career diplomat to lead European Parliament battle

France's European Affairs Minister Nathalie Loiseau said Monday that she would resign her post to lead President Emmanuel Macron's centrist campaign for the European...

Jordan's king cancels Romania trip over Jerusalem row

Jordan's King Abdullah II cancelled a visit Monday to Romania after its prime minister vowed to move her country's embassy in Israel from Tel...

New Zealand orders top-level inquiry into mosque massacres

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Monday ordered an independent judicial inquiry into whether police and intelligence services could have prevented the Christchurch...

Qatar's $434m desert rose museum finally blooms

Almost a decade in the making, three years late and at an estimated cost of $434 million, Qatar's vast national museum, built in the...

Israeli claim to the Golan Heights rejected internationally

Trump's statementTrump on Thursday said the US should recognize Israeli control of the Golan Heights territory. This could be seen as a diplomatic win...