'Bonds of friendship': Pope Francis heads to Thailand and Japan

Nagasaki, Japan - Japan may have few Catholics, but the pacifist message of Pope Francis resonates keenly in the only country in the world to have ...

Why would Trump reverse US policy on Israeli settlements? Good question.

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Trump administration announces softer US stance on Israeli settlements i...

Mike Pompeo has said the US is softening its position on Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank - the latest move from the Trump administration to anger Palesti...

Hundreds of Hong Kong protesters surrendered to police after a days-long...

Hundreds of protesters surrendered to police after a days-long siege of the Polytechnic University in Hong Kong.Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam announced in a press c...

Egypt marks Suez Canal's 150th anniversary with artifact exhibition

A woman displays a painting during an exhibition marking Suez Canal's 150th anniversary in Manial Palace and Museum in Cairo, Egypt, on Nov. 17, 2019. Marking the 150t...

Painfully slow hurricanes, deadly heat, and cities without water: What t...

In the last few years, we've seen record-breaking temperatures, intense hurricanes and wildfires, and unprecedented ice melt.All of these are predi...

Jordan says US settlement decision is 'entrenching occupation'

Jordan has accused the US of entrenching the Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territories, after Washington announced it did not consider Jewish settlem...

Occupied Kashmir shutdown caused losses of more than $1 billion, says tr...

Economic losses in occupied Kashmir have run well over a billion dollars since India revoked its autonomy in August, the main trade body in the Himalayan region said, ...

Explosions heard near Syria's Damascus Airport

Explosions were heard near the airport in the Syrian capital of Damascus on Tuesday, Reuters reported citing Syria's state TV.No further details were immediately avail...

Stephen Colbert hangs out with PM Jacinda Ardern in New Zealand and it's...

If you're a regular person arriving in a new country for a visit, you'll normally have to get a cab or wait for a bus from the airport.Not Stephen Colbert, though. Whe...

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