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New Zealand prime minister becomes second world leader in modern era to give birth

Phil Walter/Getty Images (AUCKLAND, New Zealand) -- The prime minister of New Zealand has given birth to a girl.Jacinda Ardern, 37, wrote in a personal Instagram post that her ...

On World Refugee Day 2018, a record 68.5 million forcibly displaced last year

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Record high numbers of men, women and children were driven from their homes across the world last year due to war, violence and persecution, according ...

How European countries deal with the detention of migrant children

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- In response to mounting criticism of the policy of separating migrant children from their families, President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday that he ...

World Cup fans drinking Moscow dry, straining bars' beer supplies

iStock/Thinkstock (MOSCOW) -- Fans partying at the World Cup in Moscow are downing so much beer that they are nearly drinking parts of the city dry, with some bars ...

Kim Jong Un again calls for step-by-step denuclearization

Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images (BEIJING) -- In their third meeting in less than three months, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping reportedly hailed their close ...

Canada becomes second country to fully legalize marijuana

Photodisc/Thinkstock (TORONTO) -- Canadian lawmakers approved landmark legislation on Tuesday to fully legalize marijuana.The move will make Canada the second country in the world to legalize cannabis for both ...

North Korea expected to return remains of up to 200 US service members lost in Korean War

iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- The Trump administration is expecting North Korea to return up to 200 sets of remains believed to be American service members who died during the Korean ...

U.S. loses top spot in World's 50 Best Restaurants rankings

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Bilbao, one of the culinary capitals of the world, hosted the prestigious World's 50 Best Restaurants 2018 unveiling on Tuesday, and American gastronomy was well ...

South Korea calls for 'corresponding measures' from the North after military exercise with US suspended

iStock/Thinkstock (SEOUL, South Korea) -- South Korea Tuesday confirmed the Pentagon's announcement of the suspension of a major joint military exercise in August and called for North Korea to ...

China hints it may retaliate against US for new tariffs

iStock/Thinkstock (BEIJING) -- China’s Commerce Ministry on Tuesday criticized President Trump’s latest threat of tariffs, calling it an “act of extreme pressure and blackmail.”Trump on Monday threatened to impose ...

Kim Jong Un makes third surprise visit to China in less than 3 months

Ministry of Communications and Information Singapore via Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrived in Beijing Tuesday morning for his third visit to China ...

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 ...

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