This week President Donald Trump signed an executive order extending a presidential declaration of a national emergency concerning Somalia for another year, calling the Islamist insurgency plaguing that country an "unusual and extraordinary threat" to the US.
Protesters who rushed on to the streets to celebrate the ouster of Sudanese strongman Omar al-Bashir Thursday are facing the prospect of a long struggle ahead as the military figures who ended his 30-year rule seem to be preparing to hang on to power.
The location of William Shakespeare's London home where the playwright wrote "Romeo and Juliet" has been identified for the first time, according to new research.
Kashmir resident Gulam Rasul has seen it all: Two wars between India and Pakistan which were sparked by the disputed region as well as dozens of other armed conflicts.
He is a 62-year-old superior court judge. They are former addicts and felons. Some of them have completed prison sentences; others have lived under bridges.
At one point, Zach Wigal had 5,000 video games in his parents' basement.
Veteran British comedian Ian Cognito died on stage Thursday evening during a stand-up performance.
India's government said it will investigate Jet Airways' ability to fly after the struggling airline canceled several international flights.
Chevron is paying $33 billion to acquire Anadarko Petroleum in a massive deal that will bolster its natural gas and shale operations.
British police are investigating social media video that allegedly shows Chelsea fans abusing Liverpool's Egyptian forward Mohamed Salah.
Upskirting is now a criminal offense in England and Wales, after a campaign by a woman who was targeted by an offender at a music festival.
To some, Kwame Brathwaite was the "Keeper of the Images," capturing black creativity and expression in its purest and most candid of forms. Between the late 1950s and the late 1970s, the Brooklyn native made his career documenting the burgeoning black art and political movements in New York -- most notably, the "Black is Beautiful" movement that encouraged black people to accept and celebrate their natural features.
If you drink fancy coffee, chances are you've heard of Oatly.
Two years ago, Uber was nearly derailed by allegations of sexism and harassment, a damning investigation into its workplace culture and the exodus of nearly all of its C-suite.
At least 20 people were killed and dozens injured when a bomb claimed by a Sunni Muslim militant group ripped through a fruit market in the Pakistani city of Quetta on Friday.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's election victory makes him odds on to secure a historic fifth term in office. Assuming he can tie up coalition negotiations, he should become Israel's longest serving leader at some point over the summer. But the term could also be Netanyahu's shortest, as corruption investigations cast a growing shadow over the right wing of Israeli politics.
Critics have accused India's ruling party of promoting communal tensions after a top official promised to rid the country of all "infiltrators" in an apparent swipe at Muslims and other religious minorities.
Jahiem Morgan knew he was too young to be living on his own at 15 years old, but he didn't have much of a choice.
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