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Underwear hung around British politician's offices after he blocks 'upskirting' ban

Arcaid/UIG via Getty Images (LONDON) -- After a British legislator blocked a proposed bill to ban taking photos up women's skirts without their knowledge, some protesters expressed their anger ...

Over 30 killed after multiple bombs hit end-of-Ramadan celebration in Nigeria

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- A terror attack in northeast Nigeria has left more than 30 dead and scores injured despite ongoing military efforts to restore peace in the region.Multiple ...

Meghan Markle's father breaks silence on wedding: 'I really wanted to walk her down the aisle'

Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images (LONDON) -- Thomas Markle, father of newly married Duchess Meghan Markle, apologized for staging photos before his daughter's wedding to Prince Harry and expressed regret at ...

Greece and Macedonia hope to end decades-long dispute over name

iStock/Thinkstock (ATHENS) -- Since its independence in 1991, the Republic of Macedonia has been fighting with neighboring Greece over the country’s name.On Sunday, Macedonia and Greece signed a historic ...

Peace, economy top concerns as Colombians head to polls in presidential runoff

iStock/Thinkstock (BOGOTA, Columbia) -- Colombians are heading to the polls for the second time in less than a month — this time in a runoff to elect the country’s ...

Pakistani terrorist who ordered Malala shooting reportedly killed in drone strike

Ben Stansall/WPA Pool/Getty Images (ISLAMABAD) -- The Pakistani terrorist leader who ordered the assassination of Malala Yousafzai was killed in a drone strike, according to Afghan officials.Mullah Fazlullah was ...

State Department 'deeply concerned' over arrest of US citizen during a protest in Vietnam

Courtesy Nguyen Family (HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam) -- The American who was arrested while protesting in Vietnam has been visited by at least one U.S. diplomat since he ...

For some North Korean defectors, Trump-Kim summit offers hope; others don't buy it

ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Back in January, Ji Seong-ho was President Trump's special guest at his State of the Union address, where the president told the story of ...

'Gifted' clarinetist whose dreams were sabotaged by ex-girlfriend awarded $266K: Court

iStock/Thinkstock (QUEBEC) -- When some musicians go through a harrowing break up, they write sad love songs.One Canadian clarinetist got a court-awarded $266,000 payout instead.A Canadian court determined this ...

Stephen Hawking's ashes buried at Westminster Abbey

Ben Stansall - WPA Pool /Getty Images (LONDON) -- Stephen Hawking, a giant of science and celebrated British physicist who died in March, was honored Friday before more than ...

China retaliates immediately after US announces tariffs

iStock/Thinkstock (BEIJING) -- China said Friday it is retaliating against U.S. tariffs by imposing penalties on the same scale against the United States.China's commerce ministry announced the tariffs after ...

South Korea, US begin discussing end to military drills

iStock/Thinkstock (SEOUL) -- South Korea and the United States have begun discussions to end joint military displays that have long angered North Korean leadership.President Donald Trump surprised many with ...

Eiffel Tower installing bulletproof glass walls to protect monument from terror attacks

iStock/Thinkstock (PARIS) -- The Eiffel Tower will soon be surrounded with bulletproof glass walls to protect the iconic monument from terrorist threats.Since the terror attacks that killed 130 people ...

'Aquarius' ship carrying hundreds of migrants set to arrive in Spain after international controversy

iStock/Thinkstock (VALENCIA, Spain) -- For 629 migrants on board a ship in the Mediterranean Sea, this weekend could mark the end of an international controversy over their final destination.On ...

Trump administration reinstates funding to Syrian aid group White Helmets

Amer Almohibany/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump has authorized the release of $6.6 million in funding to the humanitarian group the Syrian Civil Defense, commonly referred to ...

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