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Iranian oil tanker in standoff between UK and Iran leaves Gibraltar

2 hours 20 min ago
An Iranian oil supertanker that was seized by the UK, a move that came amid escalating tension between Tehran and the West, was released Sunday and was moving away from Gibraltar, according to local media and maritime tracking site.

Asian stocks start the week on a high note

2 hours 33 min ago
Asian stocks moved higher Monday.

Huge crowds defy police in peaceful Hong Kong protest

3 hours 19 min ago
Hundreds of thousands of peaceful protesters of all ages returned to the streets of Hong Kong Sunday, in a massive show of solidarity for a movement that appeared on the verge of losing popular support.

No-deal Brexit report leaked as government effectively ends all EU law in UK

4 hours 48 min ago
With less than 75 days until Britain is set to exit the European Union, a government report leaked to The Sunday Times newspaper reveals the disastrous effects a no-deal Brexit would unleash on the country.

New Zealand finally trying to decriminalize abortion

Mon, 08/19/2019 - 03:24
Veronica was 21 years old and scared.

What a mysterious explosion tells us about Russia's 'doomsday weapon'

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 04:54
An explosion. An abruptly-canceled village evacuation. Five dead nuclear experts. And a few traces of radioactive iodine in the air over the northern Norwegian coastline.

Real Madrid heads into the new season with more questions than answers

Sat, 08/17/2019 - 17:41
Zinedine Zidane's second coming at Real Madrid proved the Frenchman is no miracle worker.

US makes last-ditch attempt to stop Iranian supertanker setting sail

Sat, 08/17/2019 - 12:41
The United States has unsealed a warrant for the seizure of an Iranian oil tanker anchored off the coast of Gibraltar. It is the latest twist involving the vessel at the center of a standoff between Tehran and the West.

Saudi judge denies mom custody for exposing child to Western culture

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 22:55
American Bethany Vierra lives in Saudi Arabia where she was denied custody of her Saudi Arabian daughter Zaina by a judge for fear of exposing the child to Western culture.

Trump is interested in buying Greenland, but why?

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 16:26
President Donald Trump has expressed an interest in buying Greenland, an autonomous Danish territory. But is it even for sale and would the United States want it?

Hong Kong officials deny protesters a permit for Sunday march

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 15:35
Hong Kong officials have denied permits for a march organized this Sunday by the same group that coordinated massive marches earlier this summer.

The world's scariest roller coaster drops

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 13:45
Roller coaster fans savor every second of the ride, but there's something really special about that big drop.

Trump's Israel power play puts political goals over US interests

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 11:31
• Israel bars lawmakers after Trump tweet

London Stock Exchange hit by delay

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 09:39
The London Stock Exchange is investigating an issue that is preventing some stocks from trading.

Norway detects radioactive iodine

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 07:33
The Norwegian Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority on Thursday said "tiny amounts of radioactive iodine" had been detected at an air-filter station, one week after a mystery-shrouded explosion at a Russian military test range.

North Korea: No wish to talk with South Korea

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 07:19
North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles into the waters off its east coast Friday morning, just minutes before Pyongyang vowed to cut off dialogue with Seoul and referred to South Korean President Moon Jae-in as an "impudent guy."