Tens of thousands in southern Africa need help after cyclone
Tens of thousands in southern Africa need help after cyclone

A second week has begun of efforts to find and help scores of thousands of people after Cyclone Idai devastated parts of southern Africa.

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Italy, China sign memorandum deepening economic ties
Italy, China sign memorandum deepening economic ties

Italy has signed a memorandum of understanding with China in support of Beijing's 'Belt and Road' initiative, which aims to weave a network of ports, bridges and power plants linking China with Africa, Europe and beyond.

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The Latest: Anti-Brexit protesters gather for London march
The Latest: Anti-Brexit protesters gather for London march

Protesters are gathering in central London before what is expected to be a massive march in favor of a second Brexit referendum.

1 hr 18 mins ago
The Latest: Somali minister among 5 killed in Somalia attack
The Latest: Somali minister among 5 killed in Somalia attack

Dozens of people in Somalia's capital are believed to be trapped inside a government building amid an Islamic extremist attack.

2 hrs 9 mins ago
Q&A: The end of the Islamic State group's "caliphate"
Q&A: The end of the Islamic State group's "caliphate"

Q&A: The Islamic State group's self-styled caliphate is gone, but the threat it poses remains.

2 hrs 48 mins ago
A look at Russians who became mixed up in Trump probe
A look at Russians who became mixed up in Trump probe

A look at Russians who became mixed up in Trump probe.

14 hrs 18 mins ago
Pope replaces Santiago bishop after abuse cover-up claims
Pope replaces Santiago bishop after abuse cover-up claims

Francis replaces embattled Santiago archbishop amid cover-up scandal.

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UN: Ebola increasing in Congo due to 'security challenges'
UN: Ebola increasing in Congo due to 'security challenges'

The World Health Organization says Ebola has spiked in Congo in recent days because of "increased security challenges," a week after its director-general predicted the outbreak might be contained within six months.

March 22nd, 5:41 AM CDT
UK's embattled prime minister faces huge anti-Brexit march
UK's embattled prime minister faces huge anti-Brexit march

British Prime Minister Theresa May has told lawmakers she may not seek passage of her Brexit withdrawal plan in Parliament next week.

5 hrs 38 mins ago
US-backed Syrian force declares victory over Islamic State
US-backed Syrian force declares victory over Islamic State

A U.S.-backed Syrian force says it has liberated the last area held by the Islamic State group in the eastern Syrian village of Baghouz, declaring victory over the extremists and the end of their self-declared caliphate.

6 hrs 18 mins ago
Timeline of the rise and fall of the Islamic State group
Timeline of the rise and fall of the Islamic State group

From rise of the 'caliphate' to final defeat: A timeline of events surrounding the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria.

4 hrs 39 mins ago
Somalia govt minister among 5 victims in extremist attack
Somalia govt minister among 5 victims in extremist attack

An explosion has been heard in the Somali capital Mogadishu.

3 hrs 49 mins ago
Potential recession signal: A key 'yield curve' has inverted
Potential recession signal: A key 'yield curve' has inverted

One of the most closely watched predictors for recession just yelped even louder.

20 hrs 58 mins ago
French yellow vests protest amid enhanced security
French yellow vests protest amid enhanced security

The French government vowed to strengthen security as yellow vest protesters stage a 19th round of demonstrations, following last week's riots in Paris.

3 hrs 59 mins ago
Family of slain boy visits Christchurch mosque as it reopens
Family of slain boy visits Christchurch mosque as it reopens

The family of a slain 3-year-old boy and a Jordanian prince were among those who visited a mosque when it reopened for the first time since a terrorist killed 42 people.

8 hrs 58 mins ago
A rare albino penguin makes its debut at zoo in Poland
A rare albino penguin makes its debut at zoo in Poland

An extremely rare albino penguin has made its debut at the Gdansk zoo in northern Poland.

17 hrs 18 mins ago
Algerian lawyers march to demand Bouteflika's departure
Algerian lawyers march to demand Bouteflika's departure

Hundreds of Algerian lawyers marched in the country's capital, Algiers, to demand the departure of ailing, 82-year-old President Abdelaziz Bouteflika at the end of his term scheduled on April 28.

1 hr 39 mins ago
Q&A: Golan Heights an area of beauty, strategic value
Q&A: Golan Heights an area of beauty, strategic value

A look at the Golan Heights, a strategic high ground at the southwestern corner of Syria with stunning, broad views of both Israel and Syria below.

17 hrs 58 mins ago
Mourners walk silently to honor Utrecht shooting victims
Mourners walk silently to honor Utrecht shooting victims

An investigating judge has extended by two weeks the detention of a man suspected of killing three passengers on a tram in the central Dutch city of Utrecht and seriously wounding three more.

March 22nd, 6:41 AM CDT
China stops purchase of Canadian canola seeds
China stops purchase of Canadian canola seeds

China has stopped all new purchases of Canadian canola seeds in what some see as retaliation for Canada's arrest of a top executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei.

18 hrs 58 mins ago