Man-eating tiger's killing in India leads to criticism from activists, politicians

(MUMBAI, India) -- A tiger that officials say killed 13 people was shot dead in central India over the weekend, igniting a firestorm of criticism from politicians and animal rights activists who said the killing was unnecessary.

The operat... Read More

Husband pleads guilty to manslaughter in wife's honeymoon disappearance on the high seas

(NEW YORK) -- A British man has pleaded guilty to charges connected with the 2017 disappearance of his new wife while sailing the Caribbean during their honeymoon.

Lewis Bennett, 41, pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter for the death... Read More

10,000 torches are being lit every night in London ahead of the 100th anniversary of the end of WWI

(LONDON) -- A new installation commemorating the 100-year anniversary of the end of World War I has opened in London.

The installation, "Beyond the Deepening Shadow: The Tower Remembers," featuring approximately 10,000 torches, each illumi... Read More

Russian fighter jet has harrowing high-speed close encounter with US Navy plane

(WASHINGTON) -- A Russian fighter jet flying at a high rate of speed buzzed a U.S. Navy reconnaissance plane as it flew in international airspace over the Black Sea Monday -- an intercept that the Navy labeled “unsafe” and “irrespon... Read More

US reimposes sanctions on Iran; Rouhani says Iran will break them

(WASHINGTON) -- The United States on Monday fully reimposed sanctions on Iran that were lifted under the nuclear deal -- and added more than 300 new Iranian individuals, entities and vessels to the sanctions list.

Treasury Secretary S... Read More

Jury selection set to begin in El Chapo’s trial

(NEW YORK) -- Jury selection begins Monday in the trial of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the world's most notorious drug lord.

The charges against Guzman span three decades and involve drug trafficking, firearms and money laundering, not to m... Read More

Migrants in caravan respond to Trump calling them criminals: 'This is all propaganda'

(NEW YORK) --  Battling hunger, exhaustion and President Donald Trump's portrayal of them as criminals, thousands of Central American migrants traveling through Mexico were hoping to get rides Sunday to move them closer to the U.S. border, but m... Read More

Nigerian Army appears to use Trump’s words to defend its killing of rock-throwing protesters

(WASHINGTON) -- Nigeria's largest military arm on Friday appeared to use the words of U.S. President Donald Trump to defend its shooting of protesters over the past week.

The official Twitter account of the Nigerian Army, one of three service ... Read More

At least 7 Coptic Christians killed in attack on buses in Egypt

(NEW YORK) --  At least seven people were killed and at least 19 others were injured in an attack on several buses carrying Coptic Christians near a monastery in Egypt on Friday, according to a spokesperson for Egypt's Coptic Church.

Gunm... Read More

Archaeologists start on Europe's largest dig ever, spanning 10,000 years of history: The beginning of High Speed 2

(LONDON) -- Before they break ground or lay a single rail for the new High Speed 2 railway connecting London to other parts of the UK, archaeologists need to dig.

Over the next two years, more than 1,000 archaeologists, specialists, scientists... Read More

US service member killed in apparent insider attack in Afghanistan

(KABUL, Afghanistan) -- A member of the U.S. armed forces was killed and another was wounded in an apparent insider attack on Saturday in the Afghan capital of Kabul, according to Resolute Support, the NATO training mission in the country.

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Marines join largest NATO exercise since end of the Cold War

(OSLO, Norway) -- NATO has held its largest military exercises since the end of the Cold War.

Called Trident Juncture, the war games are being held over two weeks in Norway and involve 50,000 troops, 10,000 vehicles, 250 aircraft and 65 sh... Read More

Thousands of Koreans make kimchi together at annual festival

(SEOUL) -- More than 2,000 people in Seoul, dressed in red aprons and pink rubber gloves, were on hand Friday to make the traditional Korean dish kimchi.

The hundreds of cabbages and radishes thrown into a giant pot of salty water would ev... Read More

UK to introduce UN resolution to spur Yemen peace push

(LONDON) -- Amid a new push to finally end the war in Yemen, the United Kingdom is planning to introduce a United Nations Security Council resolution to support that effort, according to a Security Council diplomat and two sources familiar with discu... Read More