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Hundreds of thousands of people will fill the streets of France Thursday for the 11th day of nationwide resistance to a government proposal to raise the retirement age from 62 to 64. The furious … more
No longer a theoretical threat, overfishing across the globe has wiped out species from areas where they once thrived. One impact is that it’s taken off the table forever beloved culturally … more
Senegal's national dish of thieboudienne is entwined in the country’s history and culture. But the preferred fish for the dish is white grouper, and the fishery has collapsed in the face of … more
Russian President Vladimir Putin accuses Western intelligence agencies of helping Ukraine to carry out acts of sabotage. During a call Wednesday with members of his Security Council, he urged his … more
The South African government has terminated the national state of disaster it declared two months ago to deal with an electricity crisis, although there are no signs that the power problems are … more
U.N. nuclear head Rafael Grossi has met with Russian officials in Kaliningrad for negotiations on the safety of Ukraine’s Moscow-held Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant. Grossi’s trip to the … more
Japanese police have arrested two men who posted a clip in which one of them is eating ginger from a communal container with his chopsticks at a famous beef bowl restaurant. It's part of a series of … more
A heated debate in Spain triggered by a 68-year-old Spanish celebrity who was reported to have used a surrogate mother in Miami to have a baby has taken a twist with the woman announcing in a … more
Finland has joined NATO, abandoning a history of military nonalignment for protection from Russia under the organization's security umbrella. But what of war-ravaged Ukraine? At their next summit in … more
A veterinarian says experts have saved a sick elephant at a zoo in southern Pakistan. Noor Jehan was brought to Karachi with three other elephants more than a dozen years ago. Now 17 years old, … more
A top Bosnian government official and two others have been convicted and given prison sentences over the procurement at highly inflated prices of inadequate medical equipment during the COVID-19 … more
United Nations officials are condemning a Taliban decision to bar female Afghan employees from working at the agency. The Taliban have imposed harsh measures since seizing power in 2021 as U.S. and … more
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Mothers burying their sons, children burying their fathers. As the war in Ukraine enters its second year, men and women have been dying in droves on the front lines, fighting … more
A Mexican judge ordered that three Mexican immigration officials, a private security guard and a Venezuelan migrant be held for investigation in connection with a fire last week at an immigration … more
A remote region amid gigantic peaks in the Himalayas is home to just 100,000 people but makes four nuclear power plants worth of energy. But in past years resentment against the hydroelectric dams … more
U.N. officials say that female Afghan employees of the United Nations have been banned from working by Taliban authorities in eastern Afghanistan. The U.N. mission expressed “serious concern” … more
The Taliban say their forces in Afghanistan have killed six members of the extremist Islamic State group during a raid in the country's north. A Taliban spokesman said Tuesday that the raid in Balkh … more
An Israeli human rights group says that Israel is holding over 1,000 Palestinian detainees without charge or trial, the highest number since 2003. HaMoked, an Israeli rights group that regularly … more
More than 200 protesters in South Africa have demonstrated at the Uganda High Commission against the anti-gay bill recently passed by Ugandan lawmakers. The demonstration on Tuesday was led by South … more
A prominent Polish minority activist has been released from custody in Belarus after the authorities dropped criminal charges against her. The Belarusian Prosecutor General’s office announced … more
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