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Indonesian official: 5,000 bodies could still be buried in mud after earthquake, tsunami

5,000 bodies could still be buried in mud after earthquake, tsunami in Indonesia

Oct 08, 2018 04:52 PM EDT

The death toll from the devastating earthquake and tsunami on Indonesia's Sulawesi island neared 2,000 on Monday, but thousands more are believed unaccounted for.

Senior official tells Pompeo he needs stable relations, citing efforts to pressure North Korea

U.S.-China Tensions Break Out in Beijing

Oct 08, 2018 04:47 PM EDT

Senior official tells Pompeo he needs stable relations, citing efforts to pressure North Korea

Young Girl found 1,500-year-old Sword In Swedish Lake

Young Girl found 1,500-year-old Sword In Swedish Lake

Oct 06, 2018 08:14 PM EDT

the discovery of an Iron Age sword in a Swedish lake by a young girl named Saga sounds like enough to at least get you through the first couple pages.

Brazil’s Presidential Race: Who’s Ahead and What to Expect

Brazil’s Presidential Race: Who’s Ahead and What to Expect

Oct 06, 2018 08:09 PM EDT

There has been no lack of drama in the lead-up to Brazil's presidential election on Sunday.

Melania Trump

Melania Trump wraps first solo international trip in Egypt with comments on Kavanaugh and Ford

Oct 06, 2018 08:05 PM EDT

Melania Trump stood in front of Egypt's Great Sphinx, doing something she rarely does: Speaking about the news of the day.

Pompeo backs away from North Korea denuclearisation timeline

Pompeo backs away from North Korea denuclearisation timeline

Oct 04, 2018 04:11 PM EDT

The US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has backed away from a previously stated goal of North Korea giving up its nuclear weapons by the end of Donald Trump’s first term in January 2021.

Indonesia tsunami: Tears and hope amid the rubble as aid arrives

Indonesia tsunami: Tears and hope amid the rubble as aid arrives

Oct 04, 2018 04:07 PM EDT

The ground was still shaking when Martinus Hamaele entered the shattered ruins of the Mercure Hotel, a five-storey building on the Palu coast, shortly after the earthquake and tsunami which devastated the city on Friday.

President Ashraf Ghani of Afghanistan

As Afghanistan Frays, Blackwater Founder Erik Prince Is Everywhere

Oct 04, 2018 03:53 PM EDT

Erik Prince arriving for a closed-door meeting with members of the House Intelligence Committee in Washington last year.

Domestic support wanes for Putin as pension policy takes its toll, analyst says

Domestic support wanes for Putin as pension policy takes its toll, analyst says

Oct 04, 2018 03:40 PM EDT

Russia's main political party performed poorly in September's local elections, losing out in four regional governor run-offs.

Vice President Pence Accuses China Of Trying To Interfere In U.S. Elections

Vice President Pence Accuses China Of Trying To Interfere In U.S. Elections

Oct 04, 2018 03:37 PM EDT

The Trump administration is accusing China of trying to interfere in the U.S. political process, in an effort to undermine the president and his agenda in the upcoming midterm elections.

Justice Department announces indictments of 7 Russians in hacking plot tied to Olympics doping scandal

Justice Department announces indictments of 7 Russians in hacking plot tied to Olympics doping scandal

Oct 04, 2018 03:32 PM EDT

Seven Russian GRU intelligence officers were charged with hacking computers associated with 250 athletes and anti-doping sports organizations in the USA and around the world, Justice Department officials announced Thursday.

Survivors of Indonesian Quake and Tsunami Seek for Staples

Survivors of Indonesian Quake and Tsunami Seek for Staples

Oct 03, 2018 04:56 PM EDT

Aid workers are struggling to deliver enough food, water and fuel to keep thousands of earthquake survivors alive on Indonesia's Sulawesi island, five days after the quake and a tsunami combined to carve a swath of death and destruction here.

Trump praises Kim Jong Un's 'courage' in UN address

Trump praises Kim Jong Un's 'courage' in UN address

Sep 25, 2018 04:25 PM EDT

Trump praises Kim Jong Un's 'courage' in UN address

Pope Francis

Pope admits the Church has lost credibility over sex abuse scandal

Sep 25, 2018 03:47 PM EDT

Pope admits the Church has lost credibility over sex abuse scandal

U.S. approves possible $330 million military sale to Taiwan: Pentagon

U.S. approves possible $330 million military sale to Taiwan: Pentagon

Sep 24, 2018 09:36 PM EDT

U.S. approves possible $330 million military sale to Taiwan: Pentagon

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