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3h ago

Colombia's most wanted drug lord captured

Authorities said U.S. and U.K. intelligence led more than 500 soldiers and members of Colombia’s special forces to Dairo Antonio Úsuga hideout.
Image: Dairo Antonio Usuga, Otoniel
Image: Dairo Antonio Usuga, Otoniel
4h ago

U.N. 'alarmed' after Israel designates Palestinian rights groups as terrorists

Israeli and international human rights groups condemned the move as an assault on civil society and expressed solidarity with the targeted organizations.
Shawan Jabarin, director of the al-Haq human rights group, at the organization's offices in the West Bank city of Ramallah, on Saturday.
Shawan Jabarin, director of the al-Haq human rights group, at the organization's offices in the West Bank city of Ramallah, on Saturday.
4h ago

Over 2,000 migrants march out of southern city in Mexico

Police, immigration agents and National Guard have broken up smaller attempts at similar breakouts earlier this year.
Image: Migrants walk in a caravan headed to the Mexican capital to apply for asylum and refugee status
Image: Migrants walk in a caravan headed to the Mexican capital to apply for asylum and refugee status
14h ago

'We know terrible things can happen': Cuba opposition leader vows national march

Defying government warnings and recent crackdowns, the artist and opposition leader Yunior García insists "Nov. 15 has to happen," saying people "are losing their fear."
Image: Cuban actor, playwright and opposition activist Yunior Garcia Aguilera talks to the press on his way out of the Havana Provincial Prosecutor's Office, on Oct. 21, 2021.
Image: Cuban actor, playwright and opposition activist Yunior Garcia Aguilera talks to the press on his way out of the Havana Provincial Prosecutor's Office, on Oct. 21, 2021.
16h ago

U.S. military says it killed al-Qaida leader in drone strike

The drone strike came two days after a U.S. military outpost in southern Syria was hit by a coordinated attack that included drones and rockets.
The Syria national flag is displayed at a gathering at Omayyid Square in the Syrian capital Damascus on May 23, 2021.
The Syria national flag is displayed at a gathering at Omayyid Square in the Syrian capital Damascus on May 23, 2021.

Top oil exporter Saudi Arabia targets net zero emissions by 2060

Although the kingdom will aim to reduce its own emissions, it will continue to aggressively pump and export fossil fuels to Asia and other regions.
Saudi Aramco engineers and journalists look at the Hawiyah Natural Gas Liquids Recovery Plant in Hawiyah, in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia, on June 28, 2021
Saudi Aramco engineers and journalists look at the Hawiyah Natural Gas Liquids Recovery Plant in Hawiyah, in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia, on June 28, 2021
1d ago

California travel blogger among 2 killed in Mexico's Tulum

The tourists may have been caught in the crossfire when a gunfight broke out between two groups that operate street-level drug sales, prosecutors say.
Image: California travel blogger among 2 killed in Mexico's Tulum
Image: California travel blogger among 2 killed in Mexico's Tulum

Tulum shooting: 2 dead, multiple injured after shooting in Mexico

Two tourists are dead and at least three people were injured after a shooting outside a resort in Tulum, Mexico. NBC News' Priscilla Thompson reports.
Tulum shooting: 2 dead, multiple injured after shooting in Mexico
Tulum shooting: 2 dead, multiple injured after shooting in Mexico

Haiti gang leader threatens to shoot 17 hostages if demands aren't met

Most of the 17 missionaries being held hostage in Haiti are American. The gang leader is demanding $1 million for each captive. NBC News' Gabe Gutierrez has more.
Haiti gang leader threatens to shoot 17 hostages if demands aren't met
Haiti gang leader threatens to shoot 17 hostages if demands aren't met

China moves to control tech's influence with strict regulations

China moves to control tech's influence with strict regulations China is adding new regulations for tech companies to strengthen government control of online behavior. That includes new rules for kids, like bans on online celebrity fan clubs and limits on video games to three hours per week.
China moves to control tech's influence with strict regulations
China moves to control tech's influence with strict regulations
1d ago

Haiti gang leader threatens to kill kidnapped missionaries in video

Seventeen missionaries from the U.S. and Canada were abducted Saturday. The 400 Mawozo gang has been asking for $1 million per hostage.
Image: Aerial of Christian Aid Minsitries headquarters
Image: Aerial of Christian Aid Minsitries headquarters