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Peruvian authorities to question President Castillo as impeachment threat looms.

Italian dentist faces possible criminal charges after trying to receive a coronavirus vaccine in a fake arm made of silicone.

Iran walks back all concessions it made in previous negotiations on reviving the 2015 nuclear deal but insists on pocketing compromises from other governments while issuing fresh demands, a senior U.S. official says.

President Biden and Russian President Putin to meet over video call on Tuesday as tensions between the 2 nations grow over Russia’s military buildup on the Ukrainian border, the White House says.

At least 14 tribal civilians and 1 security personnel were mistakenly killed when Indian forces opened indiscriminate fire in the remote northeastern state of Nagaland, government and military officials say.

At least 13 dead and 7 missing after a sudden eruption of the highest volcano on Indonesia’s most densely populated island of Java, officials say.

Corporations are racking up "credits" as they save or restore forests. But those credits offer companies a convenient way to avoid the tougher work of actually cutting emissions, advocates say. Published in partnership with @Rainforest_RIN .

3 skiers killed and 2 injured in an avalanche in central Austria, authorities say.

The U.S. and a host of other countries “are deeply concerned by reports of summary killings and enforced disappearances” of former members of Afghanistan’s security forces, a joint statement from 22 governments says.


Latest on coronavirus outbreak: • Death toll in China climbs to 259 • More than 11,700 confirmed cases • US declares public health emergency • 8th case confirmed in the US, 1st in Massachusetts More:

Millions tune in as K-pop stars BTS address UN gathering.

German Chancellor Merkel: “I’m looking forward to the future collaboration with President Biden. Our transatlantic friendship is irreplaceable if we want to overcome the great challenges of this time."

The US on Wednesday formally left the Paris Agreement, a global pact forged five years ago to avert the threat of catastrophic climate change.

President Trump suggests he has seen evidence that the coronavirus was created in a Wuhan lab, hours after the DNI said in a statement that the virus was "not manmade or genetically modified."

NEW: In update to World Economic Outlook released Tuesday, IMF forecasts a sharp and sustained downturn because of coronavirus pandemic. “It is very likely that this year the global economy will experience its worst recession since the Great Depression."

NEW: Istanbul’s iconic Hagia Sophia will be converted from a world-famous museum back into a mosque, a Turkish court ruled Friday.