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Pakistan re-imposes ban on US-wanted suspect’s charities

Feb 22, 2019 • 7:02 AM ET World The Washington Post  

Pakistan re-imposes ban on charities run by US-wanted suspect behind 2008 Mumbai terror …

UN body expresses concern over executions in Egypt

Feb 22, 2019 • 6:59 AM ET World The Washington Post  

UN rights body concerned about executions in Egypt following death sentences handed down amid torture …

Russian court extends detention for alleged American spy

Feb 22, 2019 • 6:58 AM ET World The Washington Post  

A Russian court has ruled to keep a former U.S. Marine held for alleged spying jailed in Moscow for another three …

China’s new policy against gender bias meets fans, sceptics

Feb 22, 2019 • 6:48 AM ET World The Washington Post  

New measures against gender discrimination in Chinese workplaces forbid employers from asking potential female hires questions such as whether they …

Family of IS teen appeals to UK to help bring her child home

Feb 22, 2019 • 6:42 AM ET World The Washington Post  

The family of a UK teenager who ran away to join the Islamic State group is begging the government to help bring her newborn son to …

Kraft Heinz fed investigation and a $15.4 billion write-down

Feb 22, 2019 • 6:34 AM ET World The Washington Post  

Kraft Heinz disclosed an investigation by federal regulators and a $15.4 billion write-down writing on value of its Mayer trademarks brands by …

Powerful 7.5-magnitude quake hits eastern Ecuador

Feb 22, 2019 • 6:33 AM ET World USA TODAY  

The USGS said Friday morning's quake was near the town of Montalvo, Ecuador, at a depth of 132 kilometers (82 miles), nearly 17 kilometres (10 …

Powerful 7.5-magnitude quake hits eastern Ecuador

Feb 22, 2019 • 6:29 AM ET World The Washington Post  

A very powerful magnitude 7.5 earthquake that struck southern Ecuador in the early hours of Friday shook the areas close to the country’s border with …

Powerful 7.5-magnitude quake hits eastern Ecuador

Feb 22, 2019 • 6:27 AM ET World The Washington Times  

LONDON (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a very powerful magnitude 7.5 earthquake has struck eastern Ecuador close to its border with Peru. The …

USGS: A 7.5 preliminary magnitude earthquake has hit the Ecuador-Peru border region near Montalvo, Ecuador

Feb 22, 2019 • 6:25 AM ET World The Washington Post  

USGS: A 7.5 preliminary magnitude earthquake has hit the Ecuador-Peru border region near Montalvo, …

Vatican summit on sex abuse focuses calls for accountability of predator priests

Feb 22, 2019 • 6:23 AM ET World USA TODAY  

The focus of debate shifted to how church leaders must acknowledge that decades of their own cover-up, secrecy and fear of scandal had only worsened …

Cardinal describes ‘universal’ problem on second day of Vatican’s abuse summit

Feb 22, 2019 • 6:19 AM ET World The Washington Post  

Cardinal Oswald Gracias, the archbishop of Mumbai, said the accounts of victims “shocked me,” as he addressed Pope Francis’s conference on sexual …

Chinese-Australian billionaire wins media defamation suit

Feb 22, 2019 • 6:14 AM ET World The Washington Post  

Judge rules Chinese-Australian billionaire Chau Chak Wing was defamed by a media report that insinuated he bribed a former United Nations general …

Detention of American in Russia on spy charges extended by three months

Feb 22, 2019 • 5:56 AM ET World The Washington Post  

The extension comes just days after a second American citizen was arrested and charged in Moscow with …

Swede gets 4.5 years for last year’s royal jewels heist

Feb 22, 2019 • 5:50 AM ET World The Washington Post  

A 22-year-old Swede has been sentenced to four and a half years in prison after he was convicted of stealing royal funeral artifacts said to be worth …

South Sudan's hunger is growing, despite 5 months of peace

Feb 22, 2019 • 5:30 AM ET World The Washington Times  

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) - Five months into South Sudan's fragile peace, 1.5 million people are on the brink of starvation and half the population, …

In Nigeria, Boko Haram violence disenfranchises many voters

Feb 22, 2019 • 5:24 AM ET World The Washington Post  

In Nigeria, Islamic extremist violence disenfranchise thousands of potential voters, including widows who survived …

Ireland publishes no-deal Brexit bill it hopes it won’t need

Feb 22, 2019 • 5:22 AM ET World The Washington Post  

The Irish government has published legislation designed to ease the damage if Britain leaves the European Union without a deal — but says it hopes the …

French national faces Myanmar court on drone flying charge

Feb 22, 2019 • 5:06 AM ET World The Washington Post  

A French national has appeared in court in Myanmar after being arrested two weeks ago for allegedly flying a drone close to the country’s vast …

Kenya court postpones ruling on anti-gay laws to May 24

Feb 22, 2019 • 5:05 AM ET World The Washington Post  

Disappointment as Kenyan court postpones decision on abolishing anti-gay …