Abe says new unit will defend Japan from space…

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says Japan will form a space defense unit to protect itself from potential threats as rivals develop missiles and other technology

Extradition hearing for Huawei executive begins…

The first stage of an extradition hearing for a senior executive of Chinese telecom giant Huawei is set to begin in a Vancouver courtroom

Afghan Government Speaks Out Against Partial…

The Taliban reportedly agreed to a short cease-fire with U.S. forces but said it'd only reduce attacks against the Afghan government.

Migrants marooned in Guatemala plan surge into…

More than a thousand Central American migrants marooned in Guatemala are preparing to walk en masse on Monday across a bridge leading to Mexico in an attempt to convince authorities there to allow them safe passage through the country

10 years after Vatican takeover, Legion in new…

A Mexican TV host’s claim that she was sexually abused by a Legion of Christ priest when she was 8 has created a new credibility crisis for the religious order

Ukrainian President Gives PM Second Chance…

Ukraine's prime minister offered to resign after he was allegedly heard criticizing President Zelenskyy, but Zelenskyy refused the suggestion.

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Malaysia sends back trash, says won't be world's…

Malaysia has sent 150 containers of plastic waste back to mainly rich countries since the third quarter last year

China counts sharp rise in coronavirus cases, 2…

China has reported a sharp rise in the number of people infected with a new coronavirus, including the first cases in the capital

U.S. Doctor Raising The Alarm About Millions…

Syria's last rebel-held region has been bombarded by the advancing Syrian Army this past month, leaving millions trapped and 400,000 displaced.

Prince Harry: 'No other option' but to cut royal…

Prince Harry says he felt “great sadness” but found “no other option” than to cut almost all of his and his wife Meghan’s royal ties in the hopes of achieving a more peaceful life

Akon Now Owns His Own City, Named After Himself

Rapper Akon is of Senegalese descent and spent much of his childhood in the West African country, and now he owns a city there. "Just finalized the agreement for AKON CITY in Senegal. Looking forward to hosting you there in the future," he posted last week on Twitter . Yes, that's...

Dogs Trained To Rescue Koalas From Australian…

Ryan Tate's conservation detection dog Taylor is trained to find injured koalas.

The 9 Were Found Dead. We Still Don't Know Why

In 2019, Russian prosecutors announced they would be reinvestigating what's known as the Dyatlov Pass Incident : A 60-year mystery involving nine students who mysteriously died while on a skiing trip in Russia's Ural Mountains. Though scores of theories have been put forth over the years, the government is considering only...

Thousands camp in Guatemala as Mexico blocks…

The bridge spanning the Suchiate River between Mexico and Guatemala is open again for business Sunday, but few migrants are crossing after a failed attempt to barge through by thousands of Central Americans the previous day

Iran Supreme Leader Delivers Rare Sermon, Defends…

The speech comes a little over a week after the country launched missile strikes on two air bases housing U.S. and coalition troops in Iraq.

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At least 75 flee from Paraguay prison; many from Brazil gang

Officials in Paraguay say at least 75 inmates escaped from a prison near the border with Brazil, and many are members of a notorious Brazilian gang

Paris menswear: UK designers, differing styles…

On the final day of menswear shows in the French capital, Lanvin put on an ode to contrasting styles, while British designers reigned supreme

World Heritage Areas In Australia Face…

A Guardian Australia analysis revealed that at least 80 percent of the Blue Mountains and 53 percent of the Gondwana rainforest have burned.

Many options await Prince Harry and Meghan after…

A new life awaits Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, now that they are splitting from the royal family

Dutch police arrest 4 after suspected failed prison breakout

Dutch police say they have detained four suspects following a suspected failed attempt to liberate one or more prisoners from a prison

Meghan's Father, Thomas Markle, May Testify…

​Meghan and Prince Harry sued the Mail on Sunday last year after the newspaper published a private letter she'd written to her dad.

French trial exposes how church covered for…

The trial in France of a former priest who has confessed to sexually abusing boys is exposing the enabling role played by officials in the French church

Russian group reports 8 arrests at Moscow human rights march

A Russian group that monitors political repressions says eight people have been detained by police at a march in Moscow commemorating a human rights lawyer and a journalist who were fatally shot 11 years ago

Japan's Environment Minister To Take Paternity…

Japan's environment minister says he's going on paternity leave in rare move.

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Davos chief welcomes views of Trump, Greta…

The head of the World Economic Forum is happy that both U.S. President Donald Trump and climate activist Greta Thunberg will attend the group's annual meeting in the Swiss resort of Davos

Pompeo angry over death of US citizen jailed in…

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has expressed outrage to Egypt’s president at the death of an American citizen who insisted he had been wrongfully held in an Egyptian prison

Australia's Tourism Industry Has Lost Around…

The Australian Tourism Industry Council said it wants to get the message out that the tourism industry is "open for business."