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Elections shine spotlight on Tunisia's troubled democracy

Tunisia’s president and its shaky democracy are facing an important test Sunday as voters cast ballots in the second round of parliamentary elections
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Turkey issues travel warning to Europe following protests

Turkey has issued a travel warning for its citizens living in or planning on going to European countries, citing Islamophobia and anti-Turkish demonstrations
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Russians gone from Ukraine village, veneration and hardship remain

It has been over 11 weeks since Ukrainian forces wrested back part of Kherson province from Russian occupation
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Israeli police seal off home of Jerusalem synagogue attacker

Israeli police have sealed up the east Jerusalem home of a Palestinian attacker who killed seven individuals and wounded three outside a synagogue
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Passenger bus in Pakistan crashes, catches fire killing 40

A government official says a bus accident in southern Pakistan has left 40 individuals dead
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January 28

Iran says drone attack targets defense facility in Isfahan

Iran’s Defense Ministry says one of its factories was attacked in Isfahan.
January 28
January 28

Bus falls into ravine in northern Peru, leaving 25 dead

A passenger bus has fallen into a ravine in northern Peru leaving at least 25 individuals dead and others injured
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January 28

Israeli PM Netanyahu announces punitive steps in response to Palestinian attacks, including 'strengthening' settlements

Israeli PM Netanyahu announces punitive steps in response to Palestinian attacks, including 'strengthening' settlements
January 28
January 28

Finnish, Swedish FMs: NATO membership process hasn't stopped

The foreign ministers of Sweden and Finland have reiterated in separate interviews published Saturday that the process for the two Nordic nations to join NATO is continuing
January 28
January 28

Taliban warn women can't take entry exams at universities

The Taliban are doubling down on their ban on women’s education.
January 28
January 28

Tiny radioactive capsule missing in Australia triggers search

Potentially lethal radioactive capsule got missing during transport on a truck.
January 28
January 28

Ukraine: 'Fast-track' talks underway for missiles, planes

Trying to equip the invaded country with long-range missiles, military aircraft.
January 28
January 28

Retired Gen. Petr Pavel beats billionaire Andrej Babis to become new Czech president

Retired Gen. Petr Pavel beats billionaire Andrej Babis to become new Czech president
January 28
January 28

Emhoff says somber Auschwitz visit key to antisemitism work

The husband of U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris says he was deeply moved by a “solemn and sad” visit to the former site of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp
January 28
January 28

Online system to seek asylum in US is quickly overwhelmed

A mobile app for migrants to seek asylum in the United States has been overwhelmed since it was introduced this month in one of several major changes to the government’s response to unprecedented migration flows
January 28
January 28

Challenge for Tunisian democracy: Getting voters to show up

Tunisia was once the Arab world’s hope for a new era of democracy
January 28
January 28

Climate activists block leading road into The Hague

Hundreds of climate activists have blocked one of the leading roads into The Hague, defying attempts to prevent their protest that have sparked concerns about restrictions on the right to demonstrate
January 28
January 28

Philippines probes labor abuses in Kuwait after new killing

The Philippines says it will take steps to evaluate and prevent abuses including rape and maltreatment of Filipino workers in Kuwait after a housemaid was killed and dumped in a desert in the oil-rich emirate
January 28
January 28

Italy, Libya sign $8B gas deal as PM Meloni visits Tripoli

Italy’s prime minister has kept talks in Libya with officials from the country’s west-based government focusing on energy and migration, top issues for Italy and the European Union
January 28
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Flights canceled as UK airline Flybe sinks into bankruptcy

Struggling U.K. airline Flybe has collapsed for the second time in less than three years
January 28
January 28

Czechs select successor to Milos Zeman in president runoff

A retired army general has defeated a populist billionaire in a runoff vote to select the new president of the Czech Republic
January 28
January 28

Sabato De Sarno named new Gucci creative director

Italian architect Sabato De Sarno has been named the new creative director of Gucci, and will unveil his first collection during Milan Fashion Week next September, Gucci and parent company Kering announced Saturday
January 28
January 28

Sri Lanka leader suspends parliament until policy address

Sri Lanka’s president has suspended Parliament until Feb. 8, when he said he would announced a new set of long-term policies to address a range of issues including an unprecedented economic crisis
January 28
January 28

Italian diplomatic property vandalized in Germany, Spain

Italy’s premier says Italian diplomatic property has been the target of vandalism in Berlin and Barcelona
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Pope explains homosexuality and sin comments in note

Pope Francis has explained his comments about homosexuality and sin
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Israel to 'strengthen' settlements after shooting attacks

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has announced a series of punitive steps.
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Israel rescue service says shooting in east Jerusalem has wounded 2 people, day after deadliest attack in city in years

Israel rescue service says shooting in east Jerusalem has wounded 2 people, day after deadliest attack in city in years
January 28
January 28

2 Indian fighter jets crash, killing pilot

Two Indian air force jets have crashed in the central state of Madhya Pradesh, killing one pilot
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‘He’s close to us’: Wheelchair users in Africa await pope

When Pope Francis arrives in Congo and South Sudan next week, thousands of individuals will take special note of a gesture more grounded than the sign of the cross
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Mali defends Russian ties and opposes options for UN force

Mali’s Foreign Minister Abdoulaye Diop has defended the military government’s cooperation with Russia
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January 27

Japan launches whale meat vending machines to raise sales

A Japanese whaling operator, after struggling for years to raise its products amid protests from conservationists, has found a new way to domesticate clientele: whale meat vending machines
January 27
January 27

Spellbinding polar night gets darker in warming Arctic

At 10:40 a.m. on a day in January, two powerful beams of light from the Svalbard governor’s boat pierced the complete darkness of the mountain-fringed fjord it was sailing. It was carrying the children’s choir from this remote village’s church to visit an even more isolated Arctic outpost. That’s polar night in this Norwegian archipelago – so close to the North Pole the sun is at least six degrees below the horizon from mid-November through the end of January. For the miners, scientists and tourism workers of more than 50 nationalities who create up most of Svalbard’s 3,000 inhabitants, it's challenging at first to adjust to living without even a hint of twilight in a treeless, black-and-white landscape. “First time in Svalbard, it was like coming to the moon,” said the Rev. Leif Magne Helgesen, who was the pastor of Svalbard Kirke, the only church in the leading village of Longyearbyen, for a dozen years until 2019, and has written about its delicate environment. Then the polar night...
January 27
January 27

Mexico City says subway crash caused by reduce wires, speeding

Mexico City prosecutors say severed cables and a speeding driver were responsible for a Jan. 7 subway crash that killed one person and injured dozens
January 27
January 27

Nicaragua arrests 24 after attack in native land dispute

Nicaraguan authorities say they have arrested 24 settlers after they allegedly attacked an native community as part of a land dispute
January 27
January 27

Usain Bolt fires business manager over Jamaica fraud case

Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt tells reporters he is baffled over how $12.7 million of his money has gone missing from a native private investment firm that authorities are investigating as part of a massive fraud
January 27
January 27

Cancun's boycott of taxis in Uber dispute gets rained out

Residents of the Mexican resort of Cancun had been hoping individuals would boycott medallion taxis Friday, after a week of blockades and violent incidents by drivers protesting the ride-hailing app Uber
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January 27

UN: Parts of internet becoming `toxic waste dumps' for hate

The U_N_ chief has warned on the day to remember victims of the Holocaust that “many parts of the internet are becoming poisonous waste dumps for hate and vicious lies.”
January 27
January 27

Brazil police raid Bolsonaro nephew's home in uprising probe

Brazil’s federal police have searched the home of a nephew of former President Jair Bolsonaro in connection with the Jan. 8 storming of government buildings in the capital by far-right protesters
January 27
January 27

Honoring the lives of the 6 million Jewish individuals who died during the Holocaust

On International Holocaust Remembrance Day, we speak with Anti-Defamation League Director and CEO Jonathan Greenblatt to discuss the Holocaust and its survivors.
January 27
VIDEO: Honoring the lives of the 6 million Jewish individuals who died during the Holocaust
January 27

Federal appeals court hears case of hidden murals

A federal appeals court in New York is considering if the Vermont Law and Graduate School modified a pair of vast murals when it concealed them behind a wall of panels almost 30 years later against the artist’s wishes
January 27
January 27

7 killed in shooting at Jerusalem synagogue, suspect dead

Ten others were wounded in the Friday night shooting.
January 27
Israeli emergency service personnel and security forces stand near a covered body at the site of a reported attack in a settler neighborhood of Israeli-annexed east Jerusalem, on Jan. 27, 2023.
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At least 7 killed in Jerusalem synagogue shooting

The Palestinian gunman was reportedly shot and killed, and this shooting comes just one day after Israeli troops killed nine Palestinians in the West Bank.
January 27
VIDEO: At least 7 dead following a shooting near a synagogue in Jerusalem
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Peru president gives support for elections later this year

Peruvian President Dina Boluarte has called on Congress to approve a proposal to move elections forward to late this year, a marked concession for the leader who has been facing daily protests that have left almost 60 individuals dead
January 27
January 27

March for Life rally, Lisa Marie Presley, California memorial: Week in Photos

A look at the week's top photos from around the globe.
January 27
VIDEO: March for Life rally, Lisa Marie Presley, California memorial: Week in Photos
January 27

Relics found in 23 lead boxes in Mexico City cathedral

Experts restoring the interior of Mexico City's Roman Catholic cathedral say they have found 23 lead boxes containing religious inscriptions and relics like little paintings and wood or palm crosses
January 27
January 27

Israeli rescue service says 5 killed in Jerusalem synagogue shooting

Israeli rescue service says 5 killed in Jerusalem synagogue shooting
January 27
January 27

Rights group: leaked El Salvador data confirm abuses

Human Rights Watch says it has obtained a database leaked from the government of El Salvador that corroborates massive due process violations, severe prison overcrowding and deaths in custody under the country’s emergency powers put in place last March...
January 27
January 27

Israeli medics say a gunman wounded five individuals in a Jerusalem neighborhood before he was shot.

Israeli medics say a gunman wounded five individuals in a Jerusalem neighborhood before he was shot.
January 27
January 27

Man crushed to death under outdoor urinal in London

Police in London say a pop-up urinal has crushed a man to death in the city's theater district
January 27
January 27

Spain's govt under pressure to do more on gender-based crime

A spate of gender-based violence, coupled with the early release of several sex offenders, has increased pressure on Spain’s left-wing government, which strongly plays up its feminist credentials, to do more to protect women from abuse
January 27