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Abdullah Abdullah, a three-time contender for the presidency, is again at the center of an electoral crisis. This time, he insists, he won’t compromise.

The American ambassador to the United Nations warned North Korea against further missile tests, saying they would be "deeply counterproductive."

“They said: ‘You go Bosnia, go, go,’” one of the students said. “I said: ‘Go where? I‘m not from Bosnia.’ But he brought up his gun and said he would shoot me.”

An Indonesian archaeologist noticed a tantalizing opening in the ceiling of a cave. As he climbed through the gap, he laid eyes on a painting that is upending our understanding of prehistoric humans.

Doff your cap, or your head cone, to this Ancient Egypt discovery by archaeologists

For some Mexicans, the news of the arrest of the country's architect of its war on drugs was almost unimaginable.  For others, it was confirmation that the whole apparatus of Mexico’s government was once and forever corrupt.

Brexit has fed new divisions in society and a harsh English nationalism that threatens the future of the kingdom, with both Scotland and Northern Ireland doubtful about the radiant future the Brexiteers blithely prophesize. A photo essay


Madrid has become the first major European city to reverse a ban on high-emissions vehicles and allow cars unfettered access to an area that was placed out of bounds for many less than a year ago

Germany has no monument to Adolf Hitler. Italy has none to Benito Mussolini. But Spain has the Valley of the Fallen, a basilica holding the remains of Francisco Franco. Now, a revived plan to exhume the dictator's remains has touched off a furor.

King Juan Carlos came to Spain's throne with almost no money in 1975. Now the family's wealth is up to $2.3 billion

Prime Minister Imran Khan of Pakistan described India's leader, Narenda Modi, as a Hindu supremacist who intends to eradicate Kashmir’s mostly Muslim population and populate the region with Hindus

“This Leonardo DiCaprio is a cool guy, right? Giving money to torch the Amazon,” Jair Bolsonaro said without presenting any evidence

Imam who masterminded terror attacks in Barcelona once provided information to Spanish secret service

Hoping for a potential trade deal, China announced on Monday mostly symbolic measures in retaliation for U.S. support for Hong Kong democracy legislation

Wally Conron, the creator of labradoodles, said it was his “life’s regret,” in an interview with ABC News in Australia. “The biggest majority,” he added, “are either crazy or have a hereditary problem.”

Chow Tsz-lok, who was a university student, sustained head and pelvis injuries when he fell one story. His death comes amid anger with the police over its use of tear gas, pepper spray and batons on demonstrators over 23 weeks of protest.

4 years after the Paris accord — a landmark deal to rein in greenhouse gas emissions in an effort to avert the worst effects of global warming — humanity is headed toward those very climate catastrophes, according to a UN report issued Tuesday