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7h ago

German vote nearly even for Merkel's bloc, Social Democrats

No party is expected to come anywhere near an outright majority, possibly triggering weeks or months of haggling to form a new government.
Social Democratic Party supporters react after first exit polls for the general elections in Berlin, Germany, on Sept. 26, 2021.
Social Democratic Party supporters react after first exit polls for the general elections in Berlin, Germany, on Sept. 26, 2021.
11h ago

Rwandan genocide 'kingpin' Bagosora dies in Mali prison, sources say

Bagosora was serving a 35-year sentence after being found guilty of crimes against humanity.
Former Rwandan army colonel Theoneste Bagosora sits before the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda in December 2008.
Former Rwandan army colonel Theoneste Bagosora sits before the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda in December 2008.
12h ago

Taliban hang bodies of alleged kidnappers in heart of Afghan city

The bodies were hung "inside the city in order to be a life lesson for other kidnappers,” the deputy governor of Herat said.
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23h ago

U.S. detains 14 Mexican soldiers who accidentally crossed border

One was cited for possessing marijuana for personal use, and they were all returned to their home country within hours.
Image: U.S. border agents briefly detain 14 Mexican soldiers in El Paso
Image: U.S. border agents briefly detain 14 Mexican soldiers in El Paso

Vanuatu to push international court for opinion on protection from climate change

"We must address the crisis by systematically targeting the root causes of one of the biggest and most imminent threats we face today."
Image: FILE PHOTO: People commute on boats to Port Vila, capital city of the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu
Image: FILE PHOTO: People commute on boats to Port Vila, capital city of the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu
2d ago

Canadian Catholic bishops apologize for indigenous residential schools

The organization expressed "profound remorse" for the abuses children endured at indigenous residential schools.
Image: FILES-CANADA-INDIGENOUS-SCHOOL-CHURCH
Image: FILES-CANADA-INDIGENOUS-SCHOOL-CHURCH
2d ago

Female service member assaulted by Afghan evacuees, Army says

The FBI was investigating the case. The nature of the assault was not disclosed.
Image: The Dona Ana Range Complex on Fort Bliss near Chaparral, New Mexico
Image: The Dona Ana Range Complex on Fort Bliss near Chaparral, New Mexico
2d ago

Canadians released after Huawei CFO resolves U.S. charges

They were arrested in China after Huawei's CFO was arrested in Canada on U.S. charges. Many countries labeled China's actions "hostage politics.”
Image: Justin Trudeau
Image: Justin Trudeau

One-on-one with Iran’s new foreign minister

NBC News’ Andrea Mitchell speaks with Iran’s foreign minister Hossein Amirabdollahian in an exclusive interview. He says Iran is ready to resume negotiations, but the Biden administration sent a “negative sign” by “piling up new sanctions” against Iran.
One-on-one with Iran’s new foreign minister
One-on-one with Iran’s new foreign minister

Bolsonaro's son and two Brazil cabinet members test positive for Covid-19

That brings to four the number of close aides diagnosed since the far-right leader’s trip to the United Nations.
U.S. Endorses President Bolsonaro's Son As Brazilian Ambassador
U.S. Endorses President Bolsonaro's Son As Brazilian Ambassador

See vaccination rates in the world's wealthiest countries versus the poorest

Only 1 percent of 662.5M people living in 26 low-income countries are fully vaccinated, while close to 60 percent in high-income countries have received the shots.
Image: J&J Covid-19 Vaccine Rolled Out In Afghanistan
Image: J&J Covid-19 Vaccine Rolled Out In Afghanistan