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North Korea says U.S. will ‘pay dearly’ for new UN sanctions

BEIJING — North Korean state media said on Monday the United States…

Secret ballot vote on no confidence motion for South African president

CAPE TOWN, South Africa — South Africa’s parliament will vote by secret…

Suicide bombing in western Afghan mosque kills at least 29 people

KABUL, Afghanistan — A suicide bombing late Tuesday evening inside a Shiite…

Violence marks Venezuelan election as opposition warns of fraud

CARACAS — Deadly violence marked a lightly attended vote on Sunday to…

Baby Charlie parents end legal fight for treatment in US

LONDON — A lawyer for the parents of critically ill baby Charlie…

Iran sentences American to prison for spying

TEHRAN, Iran — A U.S. citizen has been sentenced to prison for…

Venezuelans around the world reject constitutional overhaul

CARACAS, Venezuela — Government opponents sought to deal a symbolic blow Sunday…

US, Qatar sign deal on fighting terrorism amid wider Persian Gulf crisis

WASHINGTON — In a potential breakthrough to a crisis roiling the Persian…

Mosul liberated as Islamic State faces total defeat in Iraq

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Abadi visited Mosul on Sunday to declare it…

Protesters disrupt G20 summit over weekend

HAMBURG, Germany — Violent anti-G-20 protests continued for a third night in…

Senior Catholic Church officials have rarely faced charges in child sex abuse; here are a few who did

Victims rights groups have long complained that criminal accountability for the sexual…

Who is spying on Mexico’s opposition leaders, journalists and activists?

MEXICO CITY — A spying scandal in Mexico widened Thursday after it…

Tanker fire in Pakistan kills more than 150

ISLAMABAD — More than 150 people died Sunday in Pakistan when an…

Man charged with terrorism after van hits crowd near London mosque, 1 dead and several injured

LONDON — A 47-year-old man has been charged with terrorism after an…

In Miami, Trump toughens Obama Cuba policy ‘like I promised’

MIAMI — Miami's hardline Cuban exiles embraced Donald Trump when he was…

Fire safety standards questioned as London blaze claims at least 12

LONDON — Local residents and politicians raised concerns about fire safety on…

‘Do you think we will go away?’ Islamic State says after attacks in Iran that leave 12 dead

TEHRAN, Iran ­— A suicide bomber detonated explosives inside a popular shrine…

Earliest fossil evidence of Homo sapiens found in Morocco

Anthropologists have long sought to pin down the exact location of the…

British police name 2 of the London attackers as investigation speeds forward

LONDON — British police on Monday publicly identified two of the three…

British police arrest 12 in terrorist attack

LONDON — As Prime Minister Theresa May called for stepped-up action to…