Monday's devastating eruption killed at least 15 people, many of them tourists visiting White Island. Authorities are trying to recover bodies, even under the threat of another eruption.
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A reported 10,000 supporters of a Thai opposition party which could be banned by authorities have taken to the streets in the country's biggest protest since a 2014 military coup.
Fans hopelessly devoted to Grease got the chance to re-live the classic musical when stars of the box office hit donned their costumes for the first time in 41 years.
The Karakoram Highway revamp is a key part of China's trade and infrastructure initiative in the region, and local communities' expectations are high.
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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson is promising to use his newly won majority to create a "people's government" that will unite the country after three years of bitter political division.
NPR's Scott Simon asks British columnist Jenni Russell for her thoughts on the British elections.
Iranians facing a crackdown on protests are going for a break, or permanently, to Istanbul, where they're a little more free to talk about the situation back home.
The global program Integrity Icon aims to "name and fame" instead of "name and shame." This week, Pakistan honored government employees who did everything from track down killers to evict squatters.
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Nepal wants to review a military deal allowing the British army to enlist its citizens - before the UK is able to recruit Gurkha women for the first time.
Omar al Bashir, the former president of Sudan, has been convicted of corruption and money laundering.
Arsenal has distanced itself from comments made by its star midfielder Mesut Ozil about the plight of Uighur Muslims.
Australia is sweltering through an unprecedented heatwave - with forecasters warning temperatures could exceed an all-time high of 50.7C (123.3F).
North Korea says it has carried out another "crucial test" at its long-range rocket launch site.
A 13-year-old boy has been arrested after a New York college student was stabbed to death just a day before her final exams.
Navy and police divers are scouring waters around New Zealand's White Island in search of the remaining two victims of Monday's volcanic eruption.
England's Miss World hopeful has said the competition is evolving, hitting back at claims it is outdated.
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Yasmin Ullah, President of the Rohingya Human Rights Group, about the reaction among the Rohingya community to the ICJ proceedings at the Hague.
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with The Economist's John Peet about the results of the U.K. general election, which determines how the country moves forward with Brexit.
Ethiopia's 1995 constitution created states based on ethnicity and promised elections to any that could meet the standards. Now concerns are growing that the nation could fracture along ethnic lines.
The anti-government protests in Iraq have prompted reaction from Iranian-backed groups in the country and U.S. and Iraqi officials worry those groups could spark a violent conflict.