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Migrants face inhumane, degrading treatment

Fri, 09/11/2015 - 12:42
Video shows Hungarian police lobbing bags of food into crowds of refugees at transit camp.

Categories: International News

Cuba to pardon 3,500 prisoners ahead of Pope Francis' visit

Fri, 09/11/2015 - 10:55
Cuban authorities have decided to pardon 3,522 prisoners ahead of Pope Francis' September 19 visit, Cuba's state-run Granma online news outlet reported late Thursday, citing the Cuban state council.

Categories: International News

Pope Francis, women are waiting

Fri, 09/11/2015 - 07:40
I will not see a woman ordained a Catholic priest in my lifetime.

Categories: International News

The week in 31 photos

Fri, 09/11/2015 - 05:49

Categories: International News

Chinese society 'very fragile,' warns dissident artist Ai Weiwei

Thu, 09/10/2015 - 23:06
Suffocated by censorship, Chinese society is "very fragile," warned dissident artist Ai Weiwei on Thursday.

Categories: International News

Queen Elizabeth II becomes Britain's longest-reigning monarch

Thu, 09/10/2015 - 23:02
Queen Elizabeth II has thanked people from around the world for their messages of "great kindness" as she marked the day she becomes the longest-reigning monarch in British history.

Categories: International News

Vote allows raising of Palestinian and Vatican flags at UN

Thu, 09/10/2015 - 23:02
The U.N. General Assembly adopted a resolution Thursday allowing what it officially recognizes as the "State of Palestine" and the Vatican to raise their flags outside of U.N. Headquarters and U.N. offices.

Categories: International News

Danish police won't stop refugees heading to Sweden

Thu, 09/10/2015 - 16:29
Faced by throngs of refugees seeking to travel through Denmark to reach Sweden -- part of a wave of migrants putting Europe's migration system to the test -- Danish police have said they will allow them to move freely.

Categories: International News

10,000 tickets to Pope's Philadelphia Mass taken in 30 seconds

Thu, 09/10/2015 - 11:53
It took 30 seconds for all 10,000 tickets to watch Pope Francis celebrate Mass later this month in Philadelphia to be taken.

Categories: International News

U.S.-Russian citizen pleads guilty in multimillion dollar military scheme

Thu, 09/10/2015 - 11:52
The Russian military was willing to pay well for cutting-edge microelectronics. Alexander Fishenko was willing to sell it. But it proved a costly deal for him in the end.

Categories: International News

ISIS says Norwegian and Chinese hostages are 'for sale'

Thu, 09/10/2015 - 11:52
Two men stand in yellow jumpsuits, staring toward the camera with a chilling message posted below their portraits: "FOR SALE."

Categories: International News

Hungarian camerawoman trips, kicks migrants

Thu, 09/10/2015 - 10:48
The video defies explanation. A Hungarian camerawoman, documenting the wave of desperate migrants sprinting from a holding camp, sees a man running with child in his arms. So she trips him.

Categories: International News

Iran's leader: There will be no such thing as Israel in 25 years

Thu, 09/10/2015 - 09:57
Israel will not exist in another quarter century, Iran's supreme leader, the Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, said during a speech this week in Tehran, state-run media report.

Categories: International News

U.S. warns Russia on military buildup in Syria

Thu, 09/10/2015 - 09:08
America's top diplomat called his Russian counterpart Wednesday to warn that Moscow's military buildup of troops in Syria could escalate the bloody conflict there that has engulfed the region for more than four years.

Categories: International News

Singer Billie Holiday returns to the Apollo -- as a hologram

Thu, 09/10/2015 - 09:07
More than 56 years after her death, jazz singer Billie Holiday is returning to Harlem's famed Apollo Theater, as a hologram of sorts.

Categories: International News

West reaps what it has sown

Thu, 09/10/2015 - 09:06

Categories: International News
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