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Mali’s prime minister resigns amid pressure over growing insecurity

Apr 19, 2019 • 4:22 PM ET World The Washington Post  

Development paves the way for new leadership at a time when experts say a solution is urgently needed for the country’s growing …

Ecuador orders arrest of former foreign minister

Apr 19, 2019 • 3:58 PM ET World The Washington Post  

An Ecuadorian judge has ordered the arrest of a former foreign minister linked to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who was evicted from the country’s …

Congo court annuls sentence for exiled opposition leader

Apr 19, 2019 • 2:57 PM ET World The Washington Post  

A lawyer for Congo opposition leader Moise Katumbi says a court has annulled his three-year prison sentence, enabling him to return from exile in …

Turkey arrests 2 people suspected of spying for UAE

Apr 19, 2019 • 2:53 PM ET World The Washington Post  

Turkey’s state-run news agency says authorities have detained two people on suspicion of spying for the United Arab …

Nicaraguans use Good Friday processions to protest

Apr 19, 2019 • 2:52 PM ET World The Washington Post  

Good Friday religious processions in Nicaragua’s capital have taken a decidedly political tone as residents seize on a rare opportunity to renew their …

Italy, France aim to chart common strategy on violent Libya

Apr 19, 2019 • 2:41 PM ET World The Washington Post  

Italian and French foreign ministers say their countries are working on a common strategy for Libya, which has seen an escalation in fighting …

Italy, France aim to chart common strategy on violent Libya

Apr 19, 2019 • 2:39 PM ET World The Washington Times  

ROME (AP) - The foreign ministers of Italy and France say their countries are trying to forge a common strategy on Libya. Italy's minster, Enzo …

Arson reported at Russia’s largest yeshiva during Passover

Apr 19, 2019 • 2:35 PM ET World The Washington Post  

Jewish officials say an arson fire was set at the largest yeshiva in Russia as the faithful were gathered there for a Passover …

What happens when a comedian turns politician? Ukraine hopes it’s not the punch line.

Apr 19, 2019 • 1:32 PM ET World The Washington Post  

Comedians have become politicians in countries from Guatemala to Iceland. The results aren't always …

Trump calls Libyan commander pushing to seize Tripoli

Apr 19, 2019 • 1:28 PM ET World The Washington Post  

President Donald Trump has spoken by phone with Libya’s Field Marshal Khalifa Hifter, who is leading an offensive to take over the capital of …

Peruvians gather for funeral of former president Alan Garcia

Apr 19, 2019 • 1:05 PM ET World The Washington Post  

Large crowds have joined the funeral procession of former Peruvian President Alan Garcia, who killed himself after authorities arrived at his home to …

Brazil leader wants to ease laws on carrying guns

Apr 19, 2019 • 1:02 PM ET World The Washington Post  

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says his administration will soon introduce legislation to make it easier to carry guns in public and expand …

Pompeo shrugs off North Korea’s insults, says he will remain negotiator

Apr 19, 2019 • 1:00 PM ET World The Washington Post  

“Still in charge of the team,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said of himself after North Korea demanded he step aside in denuclearization …

1 dead after attack on hospital in Ebola outbreak, UN says

Apr 19, 2019 • 12:11 PM ET World The Washington Post  

Attackers storm hospital in the epicenter of Congo’s Ebola outbreak, kill doctor from Cameroon, hurt …

A 'concreteberg' as heavy as a blue whale is clogging London sewers

Apr 19, 2019 • 11:49 AM ET World USA TODAY  

Utility officials say they are working to chip away at a "concreteberg'"that is clogging sewers in London.                 …

Trump has praise for controversial Libyan Gen. Khalifa Haftar in phone call

Apr 19, 2019 • 11:34 AM ET World The Washington Times  

The Trump administration is lauding Libyan military leader Khalifa Haftar, praising the former general's efforts to thwart terrorist groups in the …

Powerful Emirati crown prince entangled by Mueller report

Apr 19, 2019 • 11:24 AM ET World The Washington Post  

One of the most-powerful leaders in the United Arab Emirates has found himself entangled in special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on U.S. President …

Mike Pompeo brushes off North Korea's demand that he leave bargaining team

Apr 19, 2019 • 11:08 AM ET World The Washington Times  

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday insisted that he will still lead denuclearization talks between the U.S. and North Korea, despite a call by …

A dingo almost ate this toddler, until the boy's parents fought off the pack

Apr 19, 2019 • 11:06 AM ET World USA TODAY  

The attack occurred on Fraser Island in Queensland when a dingo entered the family's campervan and grabbed the child by the back of his neck.   …

Passover starts Friday night. What you need to know about the Jewish holiday

Apr 19, 2019 • 10:55 AM ET World USA TODAY  

On Friday night, Jews around the world will celebrate Passover, an 8-day holiday that remembers the exodus of the Jewish people from slavery in …