Two British sisters have died in Pakistan after reportedly being found unconscious in a bathroom.
One of the art world's biggest mysteries has been solved after a stolen painting found inside an Italian gallery's walls has been confirmed as Gustav Klimt's Portrait Of A Lady.
A former MMA fighter has been suspended as a Sinn Fein councillor over "beyond offensive" remarks about underage girls - a day after he was forced to apologise for comments he made about Ireland's prime minister.
The daughter of jailed Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has developed a beer bearing his name.
Eight Americans were taken to Germany and three to Kuwait to receive medical care after Iran's missile strike last week, a Defense Department spokesperson says.
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Contrary to earlier reports of no injuries, 11 U.S. troops were injured in Iranian strikes on Iraqi bases.
In Puerto Rico, thousands are still sleeping outside after last week's earthquake, afraid to return until they are sure their homes are safe. But inspecting thousands of houses is a major challenge.
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with The New Yorker's Masha Gessen about President Vladimir Putin's moves this week to amend Russia's constitution, and the resignation of the entire Russian cabinet.
In the complex and opaque politics of Iran, this week's Friday prayers in the capital Tehran was one of those moments which provides clues on the country's strength, its direction and the confidence of its leadership.
Party-goers and bars in three of Spain's top tourist hotspots could face fines of up to £510,000 after authorities introduced new laws to crack down on binge-drinking.
Ukraine's prime minister offered to resign after an audio recording suggested he had criticised the president - but his offer was rejected.
The most serious outbreak of locusts in 25 years is spreading across East Africa with a single swarm covering an area one-and-a-half times the size of Greater London.
"These American clowns lie" when they say they stand with the Iranian people, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei told a large crowd of worshippers in Tehran.
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Last year, more than 760 people were shot. Canada has tighter gun laws than in the U.S., and officials and gun control advocates are trying to figure out why the surge is happening and how to stop it.
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The threat of nuclear war has hung over the peninsula for years - but it seems the US ambassador's moustache has got South Koreans bristling with anger.
For the first time in eight years, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei led prayers in Tehran. He threatened the U.S. and indicated there may be more retaliation from Iran's proxies for the killing of a general.
The European Union is considering a ban on the use of facial recognition software in public areas as it considers how to regulate the technology.
Last year, there were 10.48 births per 1,000 people — the lowest since the country was founded in 1949. Beijing also said its economy cooled to the slowest pace in nearly three decades.
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