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UN Rights Council: Address Human Rights and Humanitarian Crisis in Venezuela Video: UN Rights Council Should Renew Yemen Inquiry Removal of US Deputy Attorney General Would Threaten Rule of Law Violence against the LGBTI community: UN focuses on ‘need to challenge hatred’ Former French PM Valls to Run for Barcelona Mayor US General: Suspended Drill on Korean Peninsula Caused Military 'Degradation' Bahrain Prosecutors Charge 169 Over Alleged Militant Ring US Trade Chief Says Changing China's Policies 'Not Going to Be Easy' Zambia's Sovereignty Concerns Put China in Crosshairs Argentina's Unions Stage Nationwide Strike to Protest Crisis Croatian Beaches Face Battle Against Adriatic Plastic Activists: US Stance on Rohingya Not Strong Enough Nike's Marketing Strikes a Chord Without Hurting Business Macron: France to Reject Trade Deals from Countries that Reject Paris Climate Accord Priest Accused of Child Sex Abuse Behind Bars, Pending Trial 5 EU Countries Reach Deal to End Limbo of Rescued Migrants Besieged Orthodox Church a Flashpoint of Kosovo's Lingering Tensions Sudan Reports Outbreak of Mosquito-borne Disease Trade Minister: Updated Peru-China Trade Deal May Be Ready by 2020 A Swipe is Not Enough: Tinder Tests Extra Control for Women Number of Babies Born With Syphilis in US Doubles in Four Years Jordan's King Abdullah Calls on UN to Keep Supporting Palestinians Global $500M Data Drive Aims to Boost Harvests, End Hunger Portraits of a Dynasty: North Korea's Ever-Present Kims Watchdog: Doctors with Convictions Hired to Examine Immigrants Japan Preschools Use Tablets to Prep Tots for Digital Age Loss of Bird Species Hampers Forecasting for Zimbabwe's Farmers September 25, 2018 Austrian Leader Rejects Far-Right Plan to Shut Out Some Media Hundreds Protest in Indian Capital Against Deaths of Sewer Cleaners Owner of Texas 3D Gun Company Resigns after Arrest US Consumer Confidence Hits 18-Year High; House Prices Slowing US Senate Brawl Over Kavanaugh Intensifies Police: More Than 1,200 Detained Over Deadly Ethiopia Violence UNHCR: Bosnia Must Shelter Migrants Ahead of Winter PM May: No-Deal Brexit Better Than Current EU Offer Watchdog Urges Egypt to Reverse Seizure of Newspaper US Military Official: No Plans for Venezuela Military Intervention Congolese Activists Convicted of Inciting Anti-Kabila Protests Antibiotics for Appendicitis? Surgery Often Not Needed Red Flags Raised as Sustainable Development Pact Marks 3rd Year Azevedo: Full-Blown Trade War Would Cost Jobs, Growth, Stability Jordan Pushes New IMF-backed Tax Bill to Parliament Spotify, Deezer, Others Call for Stronger EU Action Against US Rivals US - #WeeklyAddress: September 11 - September 23: Justice Department's Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act allows US government to secretly surveil journalists Macron's Presidency Hurt by Former Aide Flaunting Gun in Photo Migrant Rescue Ship Appeals to France for Help US Troubled by Official Ban on Hong Kong's Pro-Independence Party Lebanon's Parliament Approves Arms Trade Treaty Bosnia Locked in Nationalistic Time Warp FBI: Baltimore Homicide Rate Topped US Big Cities in 2017 US Puts Sanctions on Venezuela First Lady, Other Officials Russian Pussy Riot Activist Recovering After Suspected Poisoning Argentina's Central Bank Chief Resigns Amid IMF Negotiations Regional Election Losses Seen as Growing Rejection of Putin Panel Urges Funding for New Voting Machines in Pennsylvania India Welcomes Opposition Victory in Maldives WHO Warns Ebola Spreading in Eastern DR Congo Bill Cosby's Day of Reckoning Arrives in Court GOP Leader: Dems Using 'Vague' Claims to Derail Kavanaugh O'Rourke Condemns Activists for Forcing Cruz From Restaurant South Sudanese Surgeon Wins Prestigious Nansen Award World Leaders Laugh as Trump Boasts of His Achievements Egypt : RSF decries government takeover of Cairo newspaper Al Mesryoon Burma: US Should Promote Justice for Rohingya ICRC President: Responsibility to stop malnutrition in Yemen lies with warring parties ICRC President: Responsibility to stop malnutrition in Yemen lies with warring parties Trump to Address UN General Assembly Swedish Prime Minister Loses Parliamentary Confidence Vote South Carolina to Get More Rain as Flooding Continues For Bill Cosby and Chief Accuser, a Day of Reckoning Arrives US Sale of Military Equipment to Taiwan Angers China Archaeologists Discover 'Massive' Ancient Building in Egypt Philippine President's Fiercest Critic Arrested, Posts Bail UN: 'Credible Report' Shows Latest Airstrikes Killed Afghan Civilians German Catholics Release Report on Church Sex Abuse Michael Kors Ups the Glamour, Buys Versace for $2 Billion Thai Police Hand over 100 Kilos of Marijuana for Research Cameroon’s Nigerian Refugees Return to School as Boko Haram Worries Fade Supreme Court Nominee in TV Interview Rejects Sexual Misconduct Accusations China Congratulates New Maldives President on Election Win Justice Dept to Discuss Consumer Protection at Social Media Meeting Hong Kong Charity Diverts Annual Mooncake Waste China Rules Out New Talks with US to Resolve Trade Dispute Taiwanese Footwear Giant Balks Compensation Ruling Despite Massive Profits Watchdog Accuses Yemen Rebels of Taking Hostages, Torture Iran’s Rouhani a ‘No’ after US Says Trump Open to Talks at UN European Union Sets Up Payment System with Iran to Maintain Trade Yemen: Houthi Hostage-Taking European Commission Takes Poland to Court Over Judicial Power Grab Presidential Candidates Need to Heed Abortion Debate Offer Deaf Children Education in Sign Language (Accessible) Deteriorating Humanitarian Situation in Gaza Demands Action Addressing the human rights and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela Bangladesh: Rohingya Refugees with Disabilities Access to Information Denied in Venezuela Zambia: Trial of activists for protesting government spending an affront to justice Trump Planning Another Summit With N. Korean Leader, Describes Kim Jong Un as ‘Terrific’ K-Pop Band Goes Viral with UN Plea to Young People Pentagon: US Approves Possible $330M Military Sale to Taiwan Poll: Brazil's Bolsonaro Leads Presidential Race Honduras President Laments US Aid Cuts, Eyes Role of China Nicaragua Issues Arrest Warrant for Opposition Leader Follow the Money, Says New Global Anti-Slavery Effort Venezuelan Official to Crash UN Meeting on Migrant Crisis AP Interview: Brazil's Temer Denies Graft, Defends Legacy Woods' Victory Gives US Ryder Cup Team a Nice Buzz Instagram Co-founders Resign from Social Media Company Burkinabe Farmer Wins 'Alternative Nobel' for Drought-fighting Technique Islamic State Issued a Video, Claimed Responsibility for Iran Attack California Urges Trump to Drop Plan for Weaker Fuel Standard Bangladesh: New Law Will Silence Critics 'Humanity cries for justice', ICC President says, underscoring importance of Criminal Court New Treatment Allows Paralyzed Patients to Stand, Walk Erdogan US Visit Seen as Opportunity to Reset Ties Vietnam Has First Female President, But Activists Unimpressed Modric Wins World Player of Year, Ends Ronaldo-Messi Duology Prosecutors Ask for 10 Years in Prison for Comedian Bill Cosby Aid Delivered After Deadly Mudslides in Sudan's Darfur Kavanaugh Denies Sexual Misconduct in First TV Interview Since Allegations Surfaced Iran's Currency Hits Another Record Low, With Six Weeks to US Sanctions UNRWA: Palestinian Schools, Health Centers at Risk if Funding Gap Not Plugged Trump and Moon Sign Revised Trade Agreement US' Mattis Looks for 'Way Ahead' After China Scraps Military Talks Scientists Voice Opposition to Changes in US Endangered Species Act Marshall Islands Marches Toward Zero Greenhouse Emissions by 2050 Syrian Jihadists to State Position on Idlib Deal ‘in Coming Days' US: Myanmar Military Led 'Extreme' Violence Against Rohingya US Judge Orders Federal Protection Restored to Yellowstone Grizzlies China: Hong Kong Party Banned “Humanity cries for justice” ICC President says, underscoring importance of Criminal Court Italy to Narrow Asylum Rights in Clampdown on Immigration New Venezuela Fuel Payment System Gets Off to Slow Start World Leaders Recommit to Peace in Honor of Mandela S. Sudan Government Forces, Rebels Clash Within Weeks of Peace Deal Liberians Take to the Streets to Demand Return of Lost Millions Egyptian Court Confirms 20 Death Sentences Over Killing of Policemen US Looking to Place More Spies Worldwide Opposition Victory in Maldives Deals Potential Blow to China Nigeria Searches for Sailors Kidnapped by Pirates Fresh Chaos in Carolinas 10 Days After Hurricane Florence Severely Injured Indian Sailor Rescued After Days Adrift Soros Foundation Turns to Strasbourg Court to Repeal Hungary's NGO Law Greece Uses High-tech Drones to Fight Tax Evasion in Holiday Hot Spots Malaria Mosquitoes Wiped Out in Lab Trials of Gene Drive Technique AP Explains: The US Push to Boost 'Quantum Computing' Who Would Oversee Mueller Investigation After Rosenstein? Myanmar Army Chief Says 'No Right to Interfere' as UN Weighs Rohingya Crisis Senegalese Chef Puts Supergrain on New York Menus to Boost African Farmers 400-year-old Shipwreck ‘Discovery of Decade' for Portugal EU Sues Poland for Undermining Independence of Courts Melania Trump to Discuss Africa Trip Wednesday in New York Aquarius Migrant Ship Calls on Europe for Help, Sails to Marseille Pompeo to Meet Russia's Lavrov Amid US Concern on Missile Sale to Syria Iran Vows to Avenge Terror Attack as Confusion Mounts Uganda's Kyagulanyi Urges Museveni to be More Democratic Hundreds Arrested in Ethiopia After Violence Around Capital Rosenstein to Meet with Trump Thursday Uganda's Kyagulanyi Urges President Museveni to be More Democratic Yale Law Students Protest Kavanaugh Nomination Celine Dion to End Las Vegas Concert Residency Next Year September 24, 2018 Trump No Statehood for Puerto Rico With Critics in Office Chile's Government Announces Investment for Indigenous Region US CIA Director: Indications N. Korea Serious About Giving Up Nukes Pope Praises Latvians for Keeping Faith During Occupation Filmmaker Ken Burns Turns Attention to Mayo Clinic Score! Scrabble Dictionary Adds 'OK,' 'ew' to Official Play Ivory Coast Ruling Coalition Splits over Feud Fast Facts on Escalating US-China Trade War UN Rights Council: Renew Yemen Inquiry Roundtable on “Genome Editing: Why Ethics Matter?” Russia: Opposition leader re-arrested minutes after release from detention for calling for peaceful protests Eyeing White House, Cory Booker Introduces Himself to Iowa Florence: Evacuations Continue As North Carolina Rivers Rise Trump in Call to Action Against Drugs Trump Promises 2nd Summit with Kim 'Quite Soon' Trump Backs Supreme Court Nominee Despite New Sexual Assault Claim Amnesty International Demands China Reveal Fate of Detained Ethnic Muslims Hong Kong Officially Bans Pro-Independence Party FBI Reports US Violent Crime Rate Fell in 2017 Oklahoma Astronaut Corn Maze Photographed from Space Reports: Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein Expects to be Fired Russia to Supply New S-300 Missile Defense System to Syria Suspected Rebels Kill 18 in Eastern Congo Russian National Held in Norway Suspected of Spying Facebook Hires New India Head in Midst of Fake News Controversy The foundation for life and love: new UNESCO campaign on comprehensive sexuality education North, South Carolina Continue to Deal with Hurricane Aftermath Quang Remembered as Low-key Functionary, Close to Country’s Police Organs Will Bill Cosby, 81, Go to Prison? A judge is Set to Decide Trump, at UN, to Again Confront North Korean Nuclear Threat Taliban Detainee Goes on Killing Spree in Afghan Prison 5 Suspected Rebels, India Soldier Killed in Kashmir Fighting Why the 'Gig' Economy May Not be the Workforce of the Future UNESCO holds 3rd IPDCtalks celebrating the International Day for Universal Access to Information Activists Call for Need to Address N. Korean Human Rights Abuses Muslim-American Women Seek to Represent Changing Face of US in Congress Maldives President Concedes Defeat Russian Opposition Leader Navalny Released From Jail, Promptly Re-Arrested US, China Exchange New Round of Tariffs in Trade War UNGA: Political leadership needed to resolve humanitarian crises New spate of repressive laws in Russia White House Slams Second Allegation of Sexual Misconduct by Kavanaugh Poll: Optimism About the Future Greater in Youths from Lower-Income Countries China: Families of up to one million detained in mass “re-education” drive demand answers Muslim-American Women Seek to Represent Changing Face of US in Congress European Space Agency’s Solar Orbiter Heads Closer to Sun than Ever Before Talking Gloves and Tactile Windows Provide Help for the Disabled Pompeo and Haley: Trump Willing to Meet with Iranian Leaders at UNGA Comedian Bill Cosby to Be Sentenced for Sexual Assault Florence the Week After: Thousands Brace for More Flooding Opposition Candidate Declares Surprise Victory in Maldives Nigeria: Pirates Kidnap 12 Crew Members of Swiss Ship Rebel Leader Machar Declines Offer to Visit Juba, Fears for His Safety Up to one million detained in China’s mass “re-education” drive Fatal Drug Overdoses in Ohio Increase to Record Number International Organizations Join Tech Powerhouses to Fight Famine Tiger Woods Seals First Win in Five Years With Tour Championship A Timeline Since Tiger Woods Last Won a Tournament At Least One Killed as Protests Rock Nicaragua; Ortega Defiant Sentencing Hearing for Comedian Bill Cosby Opens Monday Analysts: France and Italy's Differences Undermine Efforts Against IS in Libya Guatemalan Human Rights Activist Shot to Death, 21st in 2018 Children's Remains Found in Mexican Mass Graves International Rescue Mission Launched for Injured Indian Sailor Distractions to Diplomacy as Trump Returns to New York Kavanaugh Accuser Expected to Testify Iran’s President Blames US After Attack on Military Parade Maldives’ Opposition Presidential Candidate Claims Victory Spain Saves Some 440 Migrants; New Crackdown on Rescue Boat Tanzania Starts Burials for Those Killed in Ferry Disaster Kavanaugh Accuser to Testify Thursday Macedonia's President Says He Won't Vote in Referendum Congo's Catholic Leaders Keep Up Fight for Democracy September 23, 2018 Indian PM Launches World's Biggest Health Insurance Scheme Iran Blames US, Gulf Arab Allies for Attack on Military Parade Death Toll Rises in Tanzania Ferry Disaster Rebel Attack in Congo Ebola Zone Kills at Least 14 Civilians What Happens at the UN General Assembly? OPEC, Allies End Meeting with No Pledge to Boost Supply Police: Maoist Rebels Fatally Shoot Indian Lawmaker Kavanaugh Accuser Makes Tentative Deal To Testify Thursday Australia Hunts for Culprits Who Place Needles in Strawberries New Zealand Celebrates Women's Suffrage Anniversary Pompeo: US Would Win Trade War with China Maldives Votes in Controversial Presidential Election Taliban Warns US Against Engaging with 'Fake' Insurgent Envoys Israel Gives Palestinian Villagers Deadline to Demolish Their Homes Pope Warns Lithuanians to Guard Against Anti-Semitism Russia Blames Israel for Downing of Plane by Syrian forces Deaths From Capsized Ferry in Tanzania Rise to 224 Deaf advocate voices importance of sign languages as UN marks first commemoration Manufacturers Shift Work From China to Avoid Tariffs 100 Year Ago, US Fought Its Deadliest Battle UK’s Labour Party Considers Backing New Brexit Vote Iran’s President Blames US After Parade Attack Volcano Quiets, National Park Reopens After Months Northern California's 'Little Kabul' a Cultural Hub to One of America's Largest Afghan Communities What Does the USDA Organic Seal Really Mean? Plastic in World's Oceans Killing Young Sea Turtles Former Afghan Refugee Uses Telemedicine to Save Lives Treasure Trove of Cars Displayed in a Secured Underground Vault Sign Language Key to Deaf People’s Rights A Call for Inclusion on International Day of Sign Languages UK PM's Team Makes Plans for Snap Election Senate Panel Adviser, Facing Harassment Allegations, Steps Aside Arizona Congressman Blasts Siblings Who Endorsed Opponent Hundreds Mark Hurricane Anniversary Near Trump Resort US Won't Hesitate to Impose Sanctions Over Fuel to N. Korea ASK A TEACHER: Raise or Rise? 1 Dead, 1 Hurt After Car Bombs Explode in Mogadishu UK PM's Team Make Plans for Snap Election Report: Ex-White House Aide Revises Flynn Conversation Account Maldives Leader Expected to Cement Grip on Power in Election Tornado Cuts Power to Hundreds of Thousands in Ottawa US Agency Proposes Curb on Immigrants Seeking Public Assistance Comcast Outbids Fox With $40B Offer for Sky Kavanaugh Accuser Agrees to Testify US-China Tensions Rise as Beijing Summons US Ambassador Pirates Kidnap 12 From Swiss Vessel Off Nigeria, Shipper Says Tanzania Ferry Accident Toll Climbs to 167 US Airstrike Kills 18 Al-Shabab After US Forces Attacked in Somalia Carolinas Still Plagued by Post-Florence Flooding Pakistan Says Gunfight With 'Terrorists' Kills 7 Troops 24 Dead, 53 Hurt in Attack on Iran Military Parade Pope Begins Baltics Pilgrimage With Plea for Tolerance PayPal Dumps Alex Jones, Infowars UNICEF: DRC Ebola Orphans Stigmatized Pakistan Slams India for Cancelling New York Talks Campaigns Start in Cameroon's Presidential Poll Pentagon: Young, Single Women on Navy Ships Most Likely to be Sexually Assaulted Army Misses 2018 Recruiting Goal Green Space Cuts Urban Crime, Depression Brazil Arrests Lebanese Man Linked to Hezbollah Studies: More Green Space, Less Crime, Depression in Poor Areas Gray Muck in NC River Near Flooded Coal Ash Dump Scientists Fear Non-Pest Insects are Declining Iranian Twin Sisters Win Over the US with Their Emotional Art Afghan Orchestra Flourishes Despite Violence and Social Pressure Afghan Orchestra Flourishes Despite Violence, Social Pressure Iranian News Agency: 8 Dead, 20 Hurt in Military Parade Attack UN General Assembly Pays Tribute to Former UN Chief Annan Path Partially Clears for Russia’s Return to International Sports DHS Secretary: FEMA Chief Won’t Lose Job Senator Gives Kavanaugh Accuser More Time to Decide About Testimony UN Rights Review of Cameroon Comes at Critical Moment Saudi Arabia’s “Reforms” Don’t Include Tolerance of Shia Community Russia Should Respect Fundamental Freedoms Drug Policy Coalition Urges US Congress to Oppose Inclusion of the Stop the Importation and Trafficking of Scheduled Analogues (SITSA) (H.R. 2851/S. 1327) Act in the House (H.R. 6) and Senate Opioid Package (S. 2680). Human Rights Council Should Stand Firm on Yemen Tenth Mexican journalist murdered, after cut in funding for protection UNESCO seeks nominations for the International UNESCO/José Martí Prize 2019 Kavanaugh’s Accuser Asks for Additional Day to Decide If She Will Testify US Offers Condolences at Death of Vietnamese President Pompeo: U.S. Preparing 'Actions' Against Venezuela A Fugitive Since 1992, Priest Returned to Face Abuse Charges Senate Panel Sets Deadline for Kavanaugh's Accuser to Respond US Agency Endorses Plan to Block New Mining Near Yellowstone Immigration Judges Say New Quotas Undermine Independence Woman Blinded by IS Blast Bakes to Support Family North Korea, Iran Likely to Dominate Trump's UNGA Address Dangers, Opportunities for Turkey in Idlib Deal, Analysts Say US Official 'Optimistic' About Resolving Trade Dispute with China Trump Hits Pause on Controversial Release of Classified Russia Probe Material Romanian Ruling Party Leader Defeats Dissenters Who Want Him Out Violence Creates 'Zones of Fear' in Schools Globally Rising Oil Prices Haven't Hurt US Economy (Im)migration News Recap, Sept. 16-22 Macedonian PM Seeks US Support in Quest to Join NATO, EU UK Envoy Calls for Transparency in S. Sudan UN: We Are 'Losing Fight Against Famine' in Yemen Absent Deal With Accuser, Panel to Vote Monday on Kavanaugh Trump Returns to UN a Year after ‘Rocket Man’ Speech 'Star Wars' Fans Applaud Movie Release Slowdown Questions Raised About US Museum's Abraham Lincoln Hat Maduro Says He'll Ask UN for $500 Million to Repatriate Venezuela's Migrants Mass Tourism Threatens Croatia's 'Game of Thrones' Town Indian Catholic Bishop Arrested on Accusations of Raping Nun Rosenstein Denies He Proposed Secretly Taping Trump Kenya Lifts Ban on Lesbian Love Tale, in Time for Oscar Nominations Mexico's Sinaloa Declares Emergency as 3 Die in Flooding Anti-Doping Agency Is Compromised, Group Contends South Carolina Prepares for More Flooding, a Week After Florence Texan Running 3-D-Printed-Guns Company Ordered to Leave Taiwan Chilean Archbishop Seeks Dismissal of Sex Abuse Cover-up Charges Report Traces Goods Made with Child Labor to 76 Countries UNESCO seeks nominations for the International UNESCO/José Martí Prize 2019 Peace is at risk and violated in many places, but ‘we will not give up,’ says UN chief Guterres Russian justice minister confronted by dissident in UN rights debate DRC's Catholic Church a Powerful Force in Activism UK Hits Back After EU Trashes May's Brexit Plan US 'Very Close' to Proceeding With Mexico-Only Trade Deal Lawyer: Former NASA Scientist to Appeal Terrorism Charges WHO: Progress Made Containing Ebola in Eastern DRC Kyagulanyi's Return Excites Ugandan Youth Pakistan Urges China to Ease Pressure on Muslim Minority World Trade Body to Rule on US, China Anti-Dumping Spat Vatican Defends Upcoming China Deal Against 'Drastic' Critics Cambodia Pardons Australian Filmmaker Jailed for Espionage DRC's Catholic Activists Keep Up Fight for Democracy Lawyer: Ukraine President Suing BBC for Libel Refugee, Migrant Children Face Dire Conditions on Greek Islands Major Powers, Except US, Try to Keep Iran Nuclear Deal Alive Africa 54 Tunisia's Weakened PM Unlikely to Push Reform as Polls Loom Maldives Prepares for Polls Seen as Test for Young Democracy Gaza Officials: Palestinian Killed, Dozens Wounded at Border Protest Five Years After Westgate, Al-Shabab Still Threat in Kenya Vietnamese citizen-journalist facing second, longer jail term US, Uzbekistan - RSF welcomes Muhammad Bekjanov, once the world's longest-detained journalist, to Washington After Uganda, Benin and Zambia impose “worrying” tax on social networks UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay focuses on education as she marks her first United Nations General Assembly, on the occasion of the 73rd Session Confirmation Battle Over Kavanaugh Comes With Echoes of the Past US Slaps Sanctions on Chinese Military Agency Kavanaugh Battle Carries Echoes of the Past EU States Divided Over How National Governments Should Exercise Power Trump: Kavanaugh Is 'Great Gentleman With An Impeccable Reputation' India Launches Sex Offender Registry With Parents Detained, Chinese State Cares for Uighur 'Orphans' South Africa Rhino Poaching Drops Sharply; 100s Still Being Killed Pope to Preach Solidarity on Baltics Visit in Shadow of Hostile Russia Hong Kong's High Speed Rail Debuts Amid Political Turmoil Turkey, Russia Agree on Borders of Idlib Demilitarized Zone WHO: Alcohol Responsible for One in 20 Deaths Worldwide India Cancels Rare Pakistan Meeting Over 'Brutal Killings' RSF deplores excessive jail term for Myanmar columnist Namibia, Estonia and Indonesia home to 2018 winners of the Education for Sustainable Development Prize Eswatini: Next government must seize opportunity to end suppression of human rights Nonprofit Provides Haven for Women Fleeing Abuse, Addiction, Trauma Britain’s Brexit Proposal Dead, May Humiliated, Press Says Indonesian Opposition Movement Accuses President of Authoritarianism China, Russia Urge US to Drop Sanctions on Weapons Buy Kavanaugh's Supreme Court Fight Unfolds in Spotlight of #MeToo RSF condemns the arrest of two investigative journalists in Bulgaria Refugees Get Turn on Big Screen in Kenyan Film Festival Shiite Muslims Mark Holy Day of Ashura With Mourning Rituals Vietnam President Tran Dai Quang Dies at 61 Technology Enhances Food Delivery Experiences Typhoon Kills Dozens; Philippines Searches for Reasons Refugees Get Turn on Big Screen in Kenyan Film Festival Turkey: Appeal court could uphold life sentences for three well-known journalists Vietnamese citizen-journalist facing second, longer jail term facing second, longer jail term Want a Straw, Soda with a Kid Meal? In California You’ll Have to Ask Hurricane Scale Ignores Rain Dangers, Experts Say Nonprofit Provides Haven for Women Fleeing Abuse, Addiction,Trauma Mauritania: Activist Charged for Decrying Racism Construction Workers At Turkey’s New Airport Jailed For Protesting Work Conditions Azerbaijan Continues Crackdown on Civil Society UN Rights Review of Cameroon Comes at Critical Moment Letter to House Foreign Affairs Committee on Saudi Educational Transparency and Reform Act Turkmenistan Should Immediately End Practice of Enforced Disappearances Letter to President Weah: Endorsing Accountability for Past Crimes at the UN General Assembly Misery Deepens for Trapped Asylum Seekers in Greece Venezuela: training in health care, humanitarian law and emergency preparedness Despite Optics of Inter-Korea Summit, Denuclearization Still Distant Brett Kavanaugh Letter to Sen. Chuck Grassley Walmart Warns of Higher Prices if Trump Raises Tariffs Trump Stumps for Senator in Las Vegas California Governor Dashes Dreams of Later School Start Times Suge Knight Pleads to Manslaughter Over Fatal Confrontation US Demands Freedom for NASA Scientist Imprisoned in Turkey Native American Teens Pulled From College Tour Want Changes Prince Vaults Open Up with Jazzy 'Piano & A Microphone' Trump to Address Drugs, Nuclear Weapons in UN Speeches S. Sudan Ambassador Hopes to Repair Relations with US One in Three Gun-owning US Veterans Don't Store Weapons Safely Son of Former Guinea President Charged with Enslaving Girl Amnesty Accuses Maduro Government of Executing Thousands US Prepared to Strike in Cyberspace Arab Conflicts Seen Not Rooted in Ideology Alone Facebook to Drop On-site Support for Political Campaigns NASA Telescope Discovers Two New Planets Five Months after Launch A Closed Trial in Chechnya Hong Kong Recognizes Same-Sex Couples in Visa Applications Dozens Die in Tanzania Ferry Sinking Kavanaugh Firestorm Poses Electoral Risks for Both Parties Pakistan: Saudi Arabia to Join China-Funded Development Project Slayings Raise Alarm for Women Who Practice Sports Alone Analysts: Poor Economy, Unemployment Lure Tunisians to Extremism Remains of 2 Soldiers Returned From N. Korea Identified Top Algerian Military Commanders Being Purged Ahead of Presidential Election Kavanaugh Accuser Wants to Testify Next Week, Her Lawyers Say Marine Le Pen Ordered to Take Psychiatric Evaluation EU Envisions New Joint Border Force NAFTA Deal Not Yet in Sight, Canada Stands Firm on Auto Tariffs Africa 54 Newly Named eSwatini, Formerly Swaziland, Heads for First Elections Under New Name US Bishops Signal Complaints Line, Code of Conduct Post Scandal Accused of Plagiarism, Spain PM Recognizes 'Error' in Book British FM Suggests Referring Myanmar Leaders to ICC Kazakhstan Man Jailed for Anti-presidential Online Comment EU, UK Fail to Resolve Border Row as Brexit Deadline Looms Turkey Looks to Germany for Help on Deepening Financial Distress China Eyes Banning Foreign Online News Florence Continues to Punish the Carolinas a Week After Landfall Puerto Rico Marks 1 Year Since Maria With Choirs, Protests More Mass Graves Discovered From Rwanda's Genocide White House: 'Significant Progress' on Puerto Rico Year After Hurricane UN Official: Buffer Zone in Syria's Idlib Province Averts War for Now September 20, 2018 Mexican President-elect Stuck 3 Hours on Grounded Plane US Sanctions Chinese Agency for Buying Russian Military Equipment New Era for Religion in China as Party Tightens Controls Tanzania: More Than 200 People Feared Drowned After Ferry Sinks Cosby's Sentencing Options Include Prison, Jail, Probation Russia: Media co-founder's poisoning must be properly investigated, RSF says WADA Lifts Ban on Russian Anti-Doping Agency Iran FM Tweets US Offer to Reach Treaty Only Mocks Call for Peace Trump Blasts Spending Bill With No Border Wall Funding Hezbollah Defies Israel, Says Has 'Precision Missiles' Hong Kong Cardinal Calls for Vatican Official to Resign Over China Dealings EU Getting 'Impatient' with Facebook Over Consumer Data Use Plight of Jailed Catalans Strains Dialogue With Spain Trump Chips Away at Liberal US Appeals Court Majorities Making, Drinking Arak a Source of National Pride in Lebanon Pakistan PM Tells Indian Counterpart He's Ready to Talk Laos Accused of Copy-Pasting Dam Impact Survey Bye Bye Bugs? Scientists Fear Non-Pest Insects Are Declining Trump Administration Cites North Korean Progress, Other Unsure Officials: 3 Killed in Maryland Shooting Cameroon's Muslim, Christian Leaders Join in Call for Peace Jordan: ICRC organizes the fourth regional seminar on health care in detention Eighth Pacific Tsunami Drill set for September to November 2018 Reports: Ugandan Politician Bobi Wine Detained Upon Return Home Ex-Malaysian PM Hit with 25 New Charges in 1MDB Looting Scandal At Least 12 Killed in New Philippine Landslide Russia Invalidates 'Rigged' Vote After Protests French Court Orders Le Pen to Submit to Psychiatric Evaluation Egypt's Ancient Temples Rescued From the Nile 50 Years ago Greek FM Confident on Name Deal With Macedonia Removing 'Zombie' Cells Deters Alzheimer's in Mice Dutch Rail Collision Kills 4 Children Scrounge for Workers Sees US Jobless Claims Hit 48-Year Low Air Pressure Mix-Up Causes Mass Bleeding on Indian Flight Ukraine Leader Backs Controversial 'Russian Foreign Agents' Bill Former Top Eritrean Official Arrested After Criticizing President Radio reporter stabbed to death in central Somalia Noted Kenyan Activist Launches Partnership Initiative