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New photo of Prince George released for his 4th birthday

Chris Jackson/Getty Images (LONDON) -- Kensington Palace has released a new photo of Prince George to mark the third-in-line's fourth birthday. The photograph was taken at Kensington Palace at the ...

Prince George climbs in helicopter cockpit as Prince William and Princess Kate depart Germany

PATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images (LONDON) -- After five days of city hopping through Poland and Germany with his family, Prince George stole the spotlight on Friday from Prince William, Princess ...

Inside a formerly ISIS-occupied building in the western suburbs of Raqqa, Syria

ABC News (RAQQA, Syria) -- A formerly ISIS-occupied building in Raqqa, Syria, sheds light on the pressures its militants face as the U.S.-led coalition attempts to retake the war-ravaged ...

Powerful earthquake strikes near Greece, Turkey

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- A strong earthquake in the Aegean Sea overnight leveled buildings and injured hundreds of people in Greece and Turkey.The 6.7 magnitude quake's epicenter was just ...

Princess Diana memorabilia to go on display at Buckingham Palace

Royal Collection Trust / © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2017 (LONDON) -- Every summer, Queen Elizabeth opens up her home for the summer opening of the state rooms ...

US to bar Americans from traveling to North Korea

iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- Americans will soon be barred from traveling to North Korea, according to two tour groups who have operated in the country and one U.S. administration official.Koryo ...

President Trump says ISIS 'falling fast' ahead of meeting at Pentagon

icholakov/iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump told reporters at the Pentagon on Thursday that "ISIS is falling fast."As he and Vice President Mike Pence arrived at the Pentagon for ...

Son of Cecil the Lion killed outside Zimbabwe national park

miroslav_1/iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- The son of the now-famous Cecil the Lion was killed near a Zimbabwe national park earlier this month, the New York Times reports.The lion, named ...

Burundi robotics team missing after competition in Washington, DC

D.C. Metropolitan Police Department (WASHINGTON) -- Six students from the small African country of Burundi went missing this week after participating in an international student robotics competition in Washington, ...

Prince William beats Duchess Kate in rowing competition in Germany

Samir Hussein/WireImage (HEIDELBERG, Germany) -- Prince William won bragging rights Thursday in Heidelberg, Germany, as his crew boat defeated Duchess Kate’s boat in a race on the Neckar river.William ...

For many gay men in conservative Chechnya, living in fear for their lives is commonplace

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- They call themselves survivors. Two Chechen men who agreed to share their story say they have been forced into hiding and their lives are in ...

Charity groups unite to tackle hunger and famine in the Horn of Africa

PeterHermesFurian/iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Eight U.S.-based international relief groups have joined forces to desperately urge the public to donate to a new relief fund aimed at addressing looming famine ...

Terror attacks decline worldwide for second consecutive year, State Department says

Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. State Department released its 2016 report on the global threat of terrorism Wednesday, showing that the number of terrorist attacks, ...

Russian lawyer 'happy' to testify before Senate on Donald Trump Jr. meeting

Leigh Vogel/WireImage (MOSCOW) -- The Russian lawyer who met with U.S. President Donald Trump's eldest son last year said she would be willing to testify before the U.S. Senate ...

Prince William, Duchess Kate and children arrive in Berlin

STEFFI LOOS/AFP/Getty Images (BERLIN) -- Prince William, Duchess Kate and their children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte, arrived in Berlin Wednesday on the second leg of their five-day tour ...

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