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Pope Francis’s defense of a bishop accused of protecting a pedophile priest cast a shadow over a trip meant to repair the Catholic Church’s image.
Lifeguards at a beach in New South Wales were testing a new drone when swimmers in distress were spotted and then saved.
Jacinda Ardern, 37, who became New Zealand’s youngest prime minister in October, said she expected to give birth in June and then take six weeks of parental leave.
President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi appointed a close ally to the intelligence position, an abrupt move that comes just months after he fired his defense chief.
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Mr. Bennett, 60, was a coffee grower whose farm was seized as part of the land redistribution program of Robert G. Mugabe. He was a formidable leader of Zimbabwe’s main opposition party.
The crime ring was said to control movement of Chinese products in Europe out of the Tuscan city of Prato.
Jerry Lee, the former officer, had repeated contacts with Chinese intelligence both at the agency and afterward, the former colleague said.
The opaque world of the global maritime industry makes it exceedingly difficult to prevent North Korea from obtaining oil, despite sanctions.
An American spy plane photographed what appeared to be an illicit transfer of oil from a ship leased by a Taiwan tuna magnate to a North Korean vessel.
Tancítaro, Mexico, fought off cartels and established self-rule. Is it utopia, or warlordism?
For more than six years, Lebanon’s intelligence agency spied on targets’ Android mobile devices and desktop computers using decoy apps and other methods, researchers said Thursday.
Sandra Muller started #BalanceTonPorc, or #ExposeYourPig, when she recounted salacious advances made by a former TV executive. He has acknowledged the comments but denies harassing her.
Officials said they had dismantled an ivory trafficking network with links to Boko Haram in a region where poaching has decimated the elephant population.
Rising global oil prices, which hit a three-year peak last week above $70 a barrel, are brightening Russia’s once gloomy outlook.
Many apartment blocks have flammable exteriors like Grenfell’s that must be replaced. Some owners say it is not their problem.
The French countertenor hopes his music academy will attract a younger and more diverse crowd to the stage as well as to audiences.
Emmanuel Macron and Theresa May were looking to reinforce cooperation on defense, security and cultural matters. But Anglo-French ties will soon be tested.
A water crisis — whether caused by nature, human mismanagement, or both — can be an early warning signal of conflict ahead. Iran is the latest example.
The European manufacturer had said it might end production of the world’s largest passenger aircraft, but the new order secures the plane’s immediate future.