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It's been 80 years since Christian Lamb helped rescue France from Nazi tyranny. On Thursday, French President Emmanuel Macron kissed her on both cheeks and pinned the nation’s highest honor to her … more
Russia’s foreign minister is visiting Africa's sub-Saharan region of the Sahel this week as Moscow seeks to grow its influence in the restive, mineral-rich region. Russia has emerged as the … more
British paratroopers, who parachuted into the historic D-Day drop zone in Normandy to recreate the airborne part of the battle that started 80 years ago and had led to the liberation of Europe from … more
Vatican police have detained a former employee after he allegedly tried to sell a 17th century manuscript back to the Holy See.Vatican prosecutors said the 18-page manuscript contains the first known … more
President Joe Biden has participated in ceremonies in France marking the 80th anniversary of the D-Day invasion that helped end World War II in Europe. On Thursday, he visited the American cemetery … more
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa is meeting with senior officials of the African National Congress to decide how to go about forming a government after the party lost its 30-year grip on power … more
A report by the U.N. children's agency says 181 million children younger than 5 live in severe food poverty. That's more than a quarter of the world’s youngest children. Africa’s population of … more
New South Wales has become the last Australian state to apologize for laws criminalizing homosexual acts, 40 years after decriminalization. State Premier Chris Minns said he was sorry on behalf of … more
South Africa is in a moment of deep soul-searching after an election that brought a jarring split from the African National Congress party. The ANC is the party of Nelson Mandela and the very … more
The United Nations humanitarian chief says leaders in many conflict areas are more interested in power and political rivalries than in listening to the needs of their people, improving their lives … more
Polls are to open across the Netherlands to kick off four days of voting across the 27 member states in European Union parliamentary elections that are expected to deliver gains for the hard right. … more
Israel’s military says it targeted what it called a “Hamas compound” inside of a school in the Gaza Strip, an attack Hamas-affiliated media there reported killed at least 39 people. Information … more
At least six crewmembers of a fishing boat died while six others were rescued when an explosion and a fire hit the vessel at sea off a central Philippine province. Coast guard officials said Thursday … more
India’s bruised and battered opposition was largely written off in the lead-up to its national election as too weak to take on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist governing … more
A South Korean activists’ group has flown large balloons carrying propaganda leaflets toward North Korea, which has threatened to send more balloons with manure and trash across the border in … more
The generals, paratroopers, pilots infantrymen all played their role for the D-Day invasion. But spare a thought for the young Irish woman who may have had the most important role of all in making … more
Slovakia’s populist Prime Minister Robert Fico says he believes he was targeted for having a Ukraine position contrary to the European mainstream but bears no malice toward the gunman who seriously … more
The leader of Wales’ semi-autonomous government has lost a no-confidence vote. The result is non-binding and Vaughan Gething says he won't resign, but will continue “to serve and lead my … more
Diplomats say the U.N. nuclear watchdog’s board has censured Iran for failing to cooperate fully with the agency. It called on Tehran on Wednesday to provide answers in a long-running investigation … more
Thousands of mostly ultranationalist Israelis are expected to take part in an annual march through a dense Palestinian neighborhood of Jerusalem’s Old City. It's an event that often sees racist … more
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