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World Leaders Agree to Stop Sending Military Support to Warring Parties in Libya

World Leaders Agree to Stop Sending Military Support to Warring Parties in Libya

World leaders have agreed to provide no further military support to warring parties in Libya and to sanction those who...

Putin Denies He Wants to Remain in Power Indefinitely

Putin Denies He Wants to Remain in Power Indefinitely

Russia’s Vladimir Putin is denying that he’s planning to retain his grip on power when he relinquishes his country’s presidency...

Davos Chief Welcomes Views of Trump, Greta Thunberg at Forum

Davos Chief Welcomes Views of Trump, Greta Thunberg at Forum

The head of the World Economic Forum says it’s “reassuring” that U.S. President Donald Trump and climate activist Greta Thunberg...

UN Agency Appeals for $375.5 Million to Enhance Human Rights Globally

UN Agency Appeals for $375.5 Million to Enhance Human Rights Globally

The Office of the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights is appealing for $375.5 million to support its efforts to...

A Majority of Millennials Surveyed Expect World War III in Their Lifetime

A Majority of Millennials Surveyed Expect World War III in Their Lifetime

A survey of 16,000 millennials in 16 countries at peace and at war indicates a majority is nervous about the...

As Victims’ Bodies Arrive in Kyiv, Tehran Clouds Plans for Flight PS752’s Black Boxes

As Victims’ Bodies Arrive in Kyiv, Tehran Clouds Plans for Flight PS752’s Black Boxes

The coffins of 11 Ukrainians killed when Iran’s military mistakenly shot down a passenger airliner after takeoff from Tehran international...

Germany Hosts Summit on Peace, Politics in Libya

Germany Hosts Summit on Peace, Politics in Libya

Leaders from 12 countries are meeting in Germany Sunday in hopes of laying a foundation for a lasting cease-fire between...

Harry, Meghan to Quit Royal Jobs, Give Up ‘Highness’ Titles

Harry, Meghan to Quit Royal Jobs, Give Up ‘Highness’ Titles

Goodbye, your royal highnesses. Hello, life as — almost — ordinary civilians.Prince Harry and wife Meghan will no longer use...

Libya Oil Exports Blocked, Raising Stakes for Berlin Peace Summit 

Libya Oil Exports Blocked, Raising Stakes for Berlin Peace Summit 

Forces loyal to Libyan military strongman Khalifa Haftar blocked oil exports from the war-ravaged country’s main ports Saturday, raising the...

Prince Harry, Meghan to Give Up ‘Royal Highness’ Titles

Prince Harry, Meghan to Give Up ‘Royal Highness’ Titles

Goodbye, your royal highnesses. Hello, life as — almost — ordinary civilians.Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, are quitting as...

Erdogan Calls on Europe to Back Turkey’s Moves in Libya

Erdogan Calls on Europe to Back Turkey’s Moves in Libya

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called on Europe to support its work in Libya, where it is providing military...

UN Envoy Hopes for, but Cannot Predict, Speedy Reopening of Libya Oil Ports

UN Envoy Hopes for, but Cannot Predict, Speedy Reopening of Libya Oil Ports

The United Nations envoy to Libya said on Saturday he hoped but “could not predict” whether eastern oil ports shut...