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June 7-13, 2024 Cambodians pray for rain and good fortune in the He Neak Ta ritual, people suffering respiratory ailments receive a secret herbal treatment with live fish in India, and soldiers … more
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Dick Durbin says his committee has uncovered at least three additional luxury trips given to Justice Clarence Thomas by donors as part of the panel’s ethics … more
President Joe Biden and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy have signed a long-term security agreement designed to bolster Ukraine’s defenses against Russia’s invasion. Zelensky thanked Biden … more
A proposed cease-fire deal between Israel and Hamas is raising hopes across the Middle East and beyond that eight months of fighting could soon come to an end and that dozens of captives taken by the … more
A suspected attack by Yemen’s Houthi rebels has seen a missile strike a ship in the Gulf of Aden. The attack happened Thursday in the Gulf of Aden off Yemen. That's according to the British … more
The left-of-center politician aiming to become Britain’s prime minister in three weeks’ time is promising to lead a government that’s both “pro-business and pro-worker” and restore … more
There’s lots of talk of change in Britain’s election campaign, but little talk about climate change. The U.K.’s July 4 vote to choose a new government is focused on the sluggish economy, high … more
Yemen’s Houthi rebels have launched a boat-borne bomb attack against a commercial ship in the Red Sea, further escalating their campaign despite a U.S.-led campaign trying to protect the vital … more
A year after one of the worst migrant boat tragedies in the Mediterranean Sea, there are only hazy answers as to why hundreds of lives were lost and who can be held answerable. Survivors say they are … more
BABA NAGRI, India (AP) — The road to the Baba Nagri forest shrine in India-controlled Kashmir was a colorful spectacle. Tens of thousands of men in vibrant attires, henna-dyed beards and bright … more
The wreck of the last ship belonging to a famous Irish-born British explorer of Antarctica has been found off the coast of Canada by an international team led by the Royal Canadian Geographical … more
President Joe Biden and President Volodymyr Zelenskyy will sign a security agreement between the U.S. and Ukraine on Thursday when they meet on the sidelines of the Group of Seven summit in Italy, … more
The latest proposal for a cease-fire in Gaza has the support of the United States and most of the international community, but Hamas has not fully embraced it, and neither, it seems, has Israel. … more
Russian forces have fired missiles and drones at the Kyiv region and five other areas of Ukraine in a nighttime attack. The barrage came ahead of several days of intense diplomatic activity around … more
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un hailed the country’s expanding relationship with Russia as reports suggest that Russian President Vladimir Putin will soon visit the country for his third meeting … more
For more than a decade, a steady flow of Syrians have crossed the border from their war-torn country into Lebanon. But anti-refugee sentiment is rising there, and over the past two months, hundreds … more
Muslim pilgrims have been streaming into Saudi Arabia's holy city of Mecca for the Hajj, as the annual pilgrimage returns to its monumental scale. Saudi officials say more than 1.5 million foreign … more
In Kenya's capital, a woman cooking with firewood engulfs herself in smoke as she heats herself some tea. She isn't aware of the impact on her health, but experts know it well. Respiratory diseases … more
The United States has lifted a ban on providing American weapons and training to a controversial Ukrainian military unit that was key to the defense of the major port city of Mariupol. The Azov … more
CAIRO (AP) — A boat carrying migrants sank off the coast of Yemen, leaving at least 49 dead and 140 missing, the U.N.’s International Organization for Migration said Tuesday. The boat was … more
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