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Their city lacks public spaces for protests, so Beirut residents made their own

Oct 21, 2019 • 4:10 PM ET World Los Angeles Times  

Beirut is a city with very few public spaces, which has led anti-government protesters to carve out their own gathering spots. …

No prices on the menu for women? That’ll cost you

Oct 21, 2019 • 3:10 PM ET World The Washington Post  

A famed restaurant in Peru’s capital is under fire for its longstanding practice of handing out menus to women that do not include …

The warming climate is turning baby sea turtles one gender 

Oct 21, 2019 • 3:09 PM ET World The Washington Post  

Around the world, rising temperatures are skewing the beloved reptiles …

Unsung diplomat is unlikely hero in impeachment inquiry

Oct 21, 2019 • 3:01 PM ET World The Washington Post  

William Taylor, the top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine, has emerged as an unlikely hero in the impeachment inquiry of President Donald …

Unsung diplomat is unlikely hero in impeachment inquiry

Oct 21, 2019 • 2:58 PM ET World The Washington Times  

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) - The top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine, William Taylor, is scheduled to appear Tuesday before impeachment investigators in Congress. …

Explorers find wreckage of two Japanese aircraft carriers sunk at the Battle of Midway

Oct 21, 2019 • 2:55 PM ET World The Washington Post  

The discoveries rank as some of the biggest underwater historical finds in …

Northern Ireland poised to legalize abortion and same-sex marriage

Oct 21, 2019 • 2:52 PM ET World The Washington Post  

New laws due to take effect at midnight are aimed at sweeping away prohibitions dating from the Victorian …

'America liar': Angry Kurdish residents throw potatoes at US convoy leaving Syria

Oct 21, 2019 • 2:42 PM ET World USA TODAY  

Kurdish residents showed their frustration with the U.S. withdrawal of troops from Syria by throwing food at military convoy as they were leaving.   …

DJs in Lebanon, fires in the heart of Barcelona, tanks on the streets of Chile: Scenes from a weekend of worldwide protests

Oct 21, 2019 • 2:23 PM ET World The Washington Post  

Hundreds of thousands of Lebanese took to the streets over the weekend in mass protests against corruption, austerity measures, government deadlock …

U.S. has begun reducing troops in Afghanistan, commander says

Oct 21, 2019 • 2:23 PM ET World The Washington Post  

The commander of U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan said the number of American troops in the country has been reduced by 2,000 over the past …

AP Interview: Catalan head says only talks can stop protests

Oct 21, 2019 • 2:12 PM ET World The Washington Post  

Catalonia’s leader says the recent massive protests in the region, which often spiraled into violent clashes with police, won’t cease until the …

High stakes for Putin, Erdogan summit on northeast Syria

Oct 21, 2019 • 1:49 PM ET World The Washington Post  

Turkey’s president heads to Russia Tuesday to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin, in talks crucial to the outcome of Turkey’s incursion into …

High stakes for Putin, Erdogan summit on northeast Syria

Oct 21, 2019 • 1:45 PM ET World The Washington Times  

ISTANBUL (AP) - Turkey's president is to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin this week in talks crucial to the outcome of Turkey's latest incursion …

Catholic Activists Stand Trial for Protesting Nuclear Weapons

Oct 21, 2019 • 1:44 PM ET World The Nation  

Sam Husseini The members of the Kings Bay Plowshares 7 face decades in prison for their nonviolent direct action at a naval base last year. The post …

Spain’s Catalonia Crisis Just Got a Lot Worse

Oct 21, 2019 • 1:43 PM ET World The Nation  

Sebastiaan Faber, Bécquer Seguín Massive peaceful protests, along with days of violent clashes, demonstrate that the fight over this region’s …

Israel’s Netanyahu gives up on forming new coalition

Oct 21, 2019 • 1:33 PM ET World The Washington Post  

Israel’s president says Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has ended his quest to form a new coalition government — a step that pushes the country into …

Israel's Netanyahu gives up on forming a new coalition

Oct 21, 2019 • 1:31 PM ET World The Washington Times  

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's president says Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has ended his quest to form a new coalition — a step that pushes the …

Syrians hurl rocks and rotting tomatoes at departing U.S. military vehicles

Oct 21, 2019 • 1:30 PM ET World The Washington Post  

Others attempted to block the U.S. departure by standing in the streets with their hands …

Netanyahu fails to form new Israeli government; rival Gantz poised to take up the challenge

Oct 21, 2019 • 1:24 PM ET World The Washington Post  

Israeli prime minister acknowledged defeat after less than a week, giving his moderate rival a chance to lead the …

Netanyahu returns mandate to Israel’s president after failing to form coalition government

Oct 21, 2019 • 1:23 PM ET World The Washington Post  

Netanyahu returns mandate to Israel’s president after failing to form coalition …