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Sudan doctors: 2 killed after security forces fire on crowds

The Sudan Doctors’ Committee says two protesters were killed after security forces fired on crowds that flooded in the streets in the wake of a coup Learn More


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The Latest: UAE, Bahrain call for calm, restraint in Sudan

The Gulf Arab sheikhdoms of the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain have called for calm and restraint in Sudan following the army’s coup More »


ASEAN leaders hold summit with Myanmar’s general shut out

Southeast Asian leaders are holding their annual summit with world leaders this week but without Myanmar’s top general More »


Plan for UK coal mine brings hope to some, horror to others

A proposal to dig a new coal mine in northern England is presenting a dilemma for the British government just as it prepares to host an annual United Nations climate conference More »


UN: Greenhouse gas levels hit a new record, cuts fall short

The U.N. weather agency says greenhouse gas concentrations hit a new record high last year and increased at a faster rate than the annual average for the last decade More »


Whistleblower Haugen says Facebook making online hate worse

Former Facebook data scientist turned whistleblower Frances Haugen is answering questions from lawmakers in the United Kingdom who are working on legislation to rein in the power of social media companies More »


Israeli settlement plans anger some in governing coalition

Israel’s plans to advance the construction of thousands of new settlement homes in the occupied West Bank have angered the Palestinians and drawn criticism from a left-wing member of the country’s fragile coalition government More »


Hurricane Rick heads for landfall on Mexico's southern coast

A slightly strengthened and compact Hurricane Rick is closing in on Mexico’s southern Pacific coast, heading toward a predicted landfall late Monday morning amid warnings of potential flash floods in the coastal mountains More »


129-year journey nears end as France returns Benin treasures

In a decision with potential ramifications across European museums, France is displaying 26 looted colonial-era artifacts for one last time before returning them home to Benin More »


Wife of jailed Turkish activist says case is 'inexplicable'

The wife of a jailed philanthropist at the center of a diplomatic crisis between Turkey and 10 Western nations says her husband’s imprisonment is inexplicable More »


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