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Iran claims it dealt 'heavy blow' to US 'spy network'

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 18:55
Iran's Ministry of Intelligence said on Tuesday that the country has managed to "deal a heavy blow against America's international spy network."

Far-right teen who branded Prince Harry 'race traitor' jailed

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 15:01
A far-right teenager who reportedly branded Prince Harry a "race traitor" and suggested he should be shot after his marriage to Meghan Markle has been jailed in Britain for four years and three months.

London Heathrow Airport reveals expansion 'masterplan'

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 14:11
London's Heathrow Airport has released a new "masterplan" for its much-anticipated expansion, which will see a third runway open by 2026, making it one of the busiest airports in the world.

No elephants have been hunted in this African wildlife preserve in more than a year, officials say

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 13:58
One of Africa's largest wildlife preserves says it's been a year since it found an elephant that was killed by poachers.

500 years of Indian treasures poised to break auction records

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 13:46
A collection of nearly 400 jewels, objects and gemstones from India is expected to fetch more than $115.9 million when it goes on sale this week -- a figure which would make it the most valuable jewelry auction in history.

Mohamed Morsy: A polarizing legacy

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 09:39

Powerful portraits of an LGBT community

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 01:55
Last week, Botswana's High Court made history when it overturned colonial-era laws criminalizing consensual same-sex relations. The ruling, which came mere weeks after Kenya's High Court ruled to uphold its own 19th-century laws criminalizing "carnal knowledge against the order of nature," is being seen as a landmark victory for LGBTQ activists across the continent.

Iran's latest blow to nuclear deal

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 20:00

Paradise island where horses play in surf

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 12:29
Mozambique's coastline stretches about 2,470 kilometers along the warm waters of the Indian Ocean, and most of its beaches remain in pristine condition without hordes of tourists or tacky boardwalks.

The world's craziest roads

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 12:28
Ready for a road trip you'll never forget? Set your sights on one of these adventurous stretches of highway that provide access to some of the most arresting scenery on the planet.

Royal Ascot: Tracking Britain's most famous family at the races

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 09:13
Royal Ascot has long been a terrific place for spotting celebrities. During Hollywood's Golden Age, Elizabeth Taylor, Rita Hayworth and Sophia Loren traveled to Berkshire, England, for the horse races, and in recent years, Helen Mirren, Eddie Redmayne, and Mo Farah have done the same.

Sea of protesters brings Hong Kong to a standstill

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 08:53
Hong Kong is preparing for another day of protest as campaigners look to keep the pressure on the government, despite a move by the city's embattled leader to suspend a controversial extradition bill.

Xi gets Russian ice cream from Putin for his birthday

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 08:26
Chinese President Xi Jinping celebrated his 66th birthday Saturday alongside Russian President Vladimir Putin, who surprised him with ice cream, the Kremlin said in a statement.

Hong Kong's masses press their point

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 07:30