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Anti-US protest in Lebanon turns violent

BEIRUT — Lebanese security forces Sunday fired tear gas and water cannons…

Trump recognizes Jerusalem as capital of Israel

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that the United States will…

North Korea fires ballistic missile from north of Pyongyang

WASHINGTON — North Korea on Tuesday fired a ballistic missile that landed…

Oscar Pistorius’ murder sentence more than doubled by South African court

CAPE TOWN, South Africa — Paralympian Oscar Pistorius will serve 13 years…

Trump re-designates North Korea as a ‘state sponsor’ of terrorism’

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says he is putting North Korea back…

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe remains president, at least temporarily, after ruling party fires him

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, who was widely expected…

Hundreds killed and thousands injured in a magnitude 7.3 earthquake near Iran-Iraq border

Survivors crowded hospital emergency rooms as rescue teams and sniffer dogs combed…

Spain fires Catalonia’s secessionist leaders, invokes direct rule over region

BARCELONA, Spain — In the first large-scale public rebuke of last week’s…

Catalonia regional leader does not call for independence or elections despite Spain’s deadline

BARCELONA, Spain — After dramatic brinkmanship with Spain’s central government, Catalonia’s leader…

Catalonia stands firm on independence from Spain

BARCELONA, Spain — The regional government of Catalonia refused again Sunday to…

More than 230 die in truck bomb blast in Somalia

Hundreds of Somalis marched in the streets of Mogadishu on Sunday to…

Spain’s prime minister threatens direct rule if Catalonia presses independence bid

BARCELONA, Spain — Spain’s Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Wednesday issued a…

Catalonia’s regional leader stops short of declaring independence from Spain

BARCELONA, Spain — Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont on Tuesday called for a…

Marchers in Barcelona urge Catalonia not to secede from Spain

BARCELONA, Spain — Hundreds of thousands of people marched in Barcelona Sunday…

Kazuo Ishiguro wins the Nobel Prize in literature

Kazuo Ishiguro is the winner of the Nobel Prize in literature, the…

Independence promised as Catalonia votes ‘yes’ in violent referendum

BARCELONA, Spain — Catalonia has “gained the right” to secede from Spain…

After storm, Puerto Rico’s capital dreads what’s next

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Here at the massive Luis Llorens Torres…

US imposes more sanctions on North Korea

WASHINGTON — Tightening pressure on North Korea and those who might support…

War in Korea? The scenarios are sobering

This is the way a nuclear war begins. Simulations of a war…

Death toll rises in Mexico after quake, search for survivors ongoing

MEXICO CITY — Scenes of desolation and rejoicing unspooled Thursday at the…