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28 killed on Portuguese island of Madeira as tourist bus plunges off embankment and hits a house

Apr 17, 2019 • 4:25 PM ET World USA TODAY  

A bus carrying German tourists plunged off an embankment on the Portuguese island of Madeia and slammed into a house, leaving 28 people dead, …

What Have We Learned, 25 Years After the Rwandan Genocide?

Apr 17, 2019 • 4:19 PM ET World The Nation  

Mike Brand, Claude Gatebuke The international system is still structured to protect perpetrators. It’s time we adopt a prevention-focused policy. The …

Bus crash kills 28, mostly Germans, on Portugal’s Madeira

Apr 17, 2019 • 4:01 PM ET World The Washington Post  

A tour bus carrying German tourists has crashed on Portugal’s Madeira Island, killing 29 people and injuring 28 …

Russia denies recovering remains of Israeli spy Cohen

Apr 17, 2019 • 3:34 PM ET World The Washington Post  

Russia’s Foreign Ministry has rejected Israeli media reports claiming that Russian officials have taken the remains of legendary Israeli spy Eli Cohen …

Polar bear gets lost in Russia, hundreds of miles from home

Apr 17, 2019 • 3:13 PM ET World The Washington Post  

Residents of a village in Russia’s far eastern Kamchatka Peninsula have been stunned by the sight of a polar bear prowling for food — hundreds of …

Peruvian ex-president Alan Garcia kills himself as police arrive for corruption arrest

Apr 17, 2019 • 3:04 PM ET World USA TODAY  

President Martin Vizcarra announced the death on Twitter, saying that doctors in the capital city of Lima performed emergency surgery.               …

Amid France’s culture wars, Notre Dame brings a pause for mournful unity

Apr 17, 2019 • 3:02 PM ET World The Washington Post  

President Emmanuel Macron said it was not the time for divisive politics. Remarkably, the country …

Lenin Moreno, Ecuador's president, slams Julian Assange as 'computer terrorist'

Apr 17, 2019 • 2:45 PM ET World The Washington Times  

Ecuadorian President Lenín Moreno labeled Julian Assange a "computer terrorist" on Wednesday while defending his administration's decision to stop …

Notre Dame cathedral blaze: At first, those inside didn't think it was a real fire

Apr 17, 2019 • 2:32 PM ET World USA TODAY  

Organist Johann Vexo and the worshippers calmly filed out halfway through a reading of the Gospels. He went home, not sure if the fire was real.     …

Trump hits Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua with new sanctions

Apr 17, 2019 • 2:30 PM ET World The Washington Times  

The Trump administration announced fresh sanctions Wednesday against Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua, further rolling back ties with Havana established …

Strong police presence ahead of march in Nicaragua

Apr 17, 2019 • 2:25 PM ET World The Washington Post  

Hours before a scheduled opposition march to commemorate a year since Nicaraguans took to the streets to protest the government, hundreds of police …

Trump administration announces new measures against Cuba

Apr 17, 2019 • 2:16 PM ET World The Washington Post  

National security adviser John Bolton outlines travel restrictions, limits on money Cuban Americans can send to relatives on …

Despite President Trump's veto, Congress likely to try to curb U.S. role in Yemen war

Apr 17, 2019 • 2:07 PM ET World USA TODAY  

Lawmakers are already looking for other ways to confront the administration over its support for the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen. Here’s why …

France to hold international competition for redesign of Notre Dame's iconic spire

Apr 17, 2019 • 2:05 PM ET World USA TODAY  

French prime minister Edouard Philippe said officials will consider whether a new spire should replicate the one that fell or have its a new design. …

Greek PM says he will revive bid for German WWII reparations

Apr 17, 2019 • 2:03 PM ET World The Washington Post  

Greece’s prime minister says his government will formally revive a long-standing demand for Germany to pay vast reparations for the World War II Nazi …

Iran says US should suspend sanctions on account of floods

Apr 17, 2019 • 1:24 PM ET World The Washington Post  

President Rouhani says US should suspend sanctions against Iran because of massive floods that have killed …

Iran says U.S. should suspend sanctions on account of floods

Apr 17, 2019 • 1:21 PM ET World The Washington Times  

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — President Hassan Rouhani says the U.S. should suspend sanctions against Iran because of the recent massive floods that have …

Israel’s president formally nominates Netanyahu as PM

Apr 17, 2019 • 1:10 PM ET World The Washington Post  

Israel’s president has formally nominated Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as the candidate to form the next …

Israel’s president formally nominates Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as the candidate to form the next government.

Apr 17, 2019 • 1:08 PM ET World The Washington Post  

Israel’s president formally nominates Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as the candidate to form the next …

Trump offers condolences to Pope Francis over Notre Dame fire

Apr 17, 2019 • 12:54 PM ET World The Washington Times  

President Trump on Wednesday said he offered condolences to Pope Francis, head of the Catholic Church, over the "the horrible and destructive" fire …