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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 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 Harnessing the Power of Women Foreign Ministers UNESCO participates in World Social Science Forum 2018 Republicans Want Decision on Whether Kavanaugh Accuser Will Testify Inter-Korea Progress Has US Ready to Resume North Korea Talks Heavy Security, Arrests as Ugandan Pop Star to Come Home Shiites Mark Ashoura, Mourn Saint’s Death Price Hikes Test Once-Unshakable Popularity of Philippine President Facebook's Birthday Fundraiser Feature Brings Smiles to Charitable Causes For My Birthday, Please Give: Facebook Feature Raises Cash for Causes Rains Set Off Landslide in Philippines; 50-80 Missing UN Backs Anti-Graft Investigator in Standoff with Guatemala Trump's Trade Spat With China Gets Limited Support from Lawmakers Fate of Supreme Court Nominee Rests With a Divided Senate NC Residents Wait for Water to Recede as Trump Pays Visit A Year After Hurricane Maria Devastation, Puerto Ricans Working to Move On Abe Wins Party’s Leadership, Premiership Assured Kim, Moon Visit Mount Paektu as Summit Wraps Liberia: At UN, President Should Back Justice Neuer to UNHRC: “Why are you silent on murder of Ari Fuld by Palestinian terrorist?” Rains Set Off Landslide, Burying 2 Philippine Villages Interview: How Not to Fight Terrorism in Kyrgyzstan Human Rights Coalition Urges Congress to Oppose any Legislation that Would Expand the Scale and Length of Immigrant Family Detention Florida Could Address Its Overdose Crisis, If It Would The double victims of the Venezuelan crisis UN Rights Body Should Take Action on Reprisals Turkey/Iraq: Strikes May Break Laws of War Cambodia: Former detainee learns the skill to survive and succeed EU Leaders Seek to Overcome Stumbling Blocks to Brexit Deal Senator Pushes Woman Accusing Kavanaugh of Assault to Testify Federal Agency Says It Lost Track of 1,488 Migrant Children Lawmaker: US Senate, Staff Targeted by State-Backed Hackers Border Patrol Agents Find 193 Immigrants in Southern Arizona US Catholic Church Plans Hotline for Complaints of Abuse by Bishops Rights Group Accuses Mexican Military, Police of Unlawful Killings S. Sudan Sees Renewed Fighting After Peace Deal Signed Dallas Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban Donates $10M After Workplace Probe Celebrity Chef in Hot Water for Hosting Venezuela's Maduro Russia to Study Israeli Data Related to Downed Plane Report: Extreme Poverty Declining Worldwide Sentencing for Ex-National Security Adviser Set Pompeo: US Ready to Restart Talks With North Korea Straight Talk Africa Widow of Poisoned Spy: UK Has Upped Response to Would-Be Assassins FEMA to Test New Nationwide Presidential Text Alerts US Army Head: Poland May Not Be Ready for 'Fort Trump' Zimbabwe Government Pledges Funds to Fight Cholera Outbreak in Harare Tailor Made UN: Colombia's Coca Cultivation Hits Record in 2017 Mexico Commemorates Victims of Deadly Quakes Somalia Says Ready to Send Troops to S. Sudan for Security Pussy Riot Links Member's ‘Poisoning’ to African Murder Probe Kabila Candidate Faces Challenges in DRC Election US Official: Islamic State, Al-Qaida Determined and Adaptable China's Alibaba Scraps Plan to Create 1M US Jobs A third of world’s out-of-school youth live in conflict, disaster-affected countries: UNICEF report Indigenous peoples ‘lag behind on all social and economic indicators’: UN deputy human rights chief Japan is on the wrong side of history over Myanmar’s atrocities against the Rohingya Zimbabwe: Doubts over Commission of Inquiry's independence puts justice for post-election killings at risk Zambia Fires Minister Over Graft Scandal Candidates Absent from Cameroon's English-Speaking Regions Trump: Not Worried About Manafort Cooperating on Russia Probe Migrant Terror Trial Seen as Test of Fundamental Rights in Hungary Macron Guard Fired for Beating Protesters Defends Self at Inquiry Tanzanian Opposition Boycotts Elections Trump Visits Hurricane-Damaged North Carolina Africa 54 Canada Wants to See Flexibility in NAFTA Talks With US Analysts Skeptical as Moon, Kim Move to Improve Inter-Korean Ties Border Crossings: Ray Scott Chinese Initiatives Threaten Mekong River Taking Back Carbon 'Imperative' to Stop Planet Overheating, Backers Say Trump: US-North Korea Ties Better Since He Became President Congress Debates Detention of Migrant Children State Department Meeting With Congress on Refugee Cap Turkey Jails Protesting Workers on President's Prestige Project DNA Tests Identify Ivory Smuggling Cartels September 19, 2018 Reporters Without Borders brings iconic Press Freedom Awards ceremony to London for the first time UNESCO World Book Capital 2020 Uganda Bans Rallies by Supporters of Opponent of Museveni Thousands of Fans Request Grand Jury Probe of Prince's Death UN Reports Uptick in Civilian Casualties in Ukraine Ethiopia's Stunning Reforms Challenged by Deadly Unrest Police Break up Religious Gatherings in Indian-held Kashmir S. Africa Euthanasia Activist Charged With Murder Gaza Protests Escalate After Deal to End Blockade Fails Trump Rips Sessions: 'I Don't Have An Attorney General' Amazon's Use of Merchant Data Under EU Microscope Amnesty: Crackdown Turns Egypt into 'Open-Air Prison' for Critics Egyptian-French Movie Star Gamil Ratib Dies Iraq Court Condemns to Death 'Deputy of IS Leader' Lawyer: DR Congo's Bemba to File New ICC Appeal Italy Expels South African Who Flew Drone Near Vatican Thousands Back Home in North Syria After Russia-Turkey Deal China Talks with US on Demand for Media to Register as Foreign Agents Pakistan's New PM, Imran Khan, Visits Saudi Arabia Migrant Terror Trial Seen as Test of Fundamental Rights in Hungary Envoy: US Seeking to Negotiate Treaty With Iran Kenya's Finance Minister Cuts Spending, Money Transfer Taxes to Rise Parents of detained American journalist Austin Tice urge US, Syria: "bring our son home" Guatemala: Respect Court Order on Commissioner Australia Takes Steps to Investigate Abuse of Older People Myanmar Free Speech Advocates Plan Prolonged Campaign Australian-Grown Strawberries Laced with Needles Sparks Nationwide Scare Dissonant Notes as EU Leaders Try to Harmonize in Mozart’s Hometown India Bans Instant Divorce by Muslim Men Pakistan Court Suspends Prison Sentence, Frees ex-PM Sharif Ex-Malaysian PM Arrested Again Over Investment Scandal US Military Critical to Disaster Response in Carolinas N. Korea Kim Agrees to International Inspections, Visit to Seoul Report: Cryptocurrency Exchanges at Risk of Manipulation Vietnamese Fighting Back on Plastic Pollution Cambodia: Former detainee learns the skill to survive & succeed War crimes in Unity State, South Sudan Will Strong Economy Sway Voters at the Polls? Woman Accusing Judge Kavanaugh of Sexual Assault Wants FBI Probe A Year After Deadly Mexico Quake, Some Still Wait to Return Home Proposed Inter-Korean Projects Could Violate UN, US Sanctions Maldives: Election Rigging Feared South Sudan: Government troops and militias given free rein to commit new atrocities Human Rights Council Should Create Accountability Mechanism For Myanmar Atrocities States should act in concert to denounce China’s campaign of oppression in Xinjiang Translation Apps and Devices Take Off As Travelers Look to Connect Russia-Turkey Deal Averts Catastrophe in Syria, But for How Long? Kenya Taxi Drivers Create New Ride Hailing App Fort Trump? Poland Invites Permanent US Base Never to Be Seen Again in Eritrea? Ohio Exhibit Showcases Images of Mexico Border Walls, Fences Will Strong Economy Sway Voters in November Midterms? Silly Old Bear': New Exhibition Celebrates Winnie-the-Pooh With Metal Skulls and Horns, Turkish Artist Re-interprets Ancient Stories Che Guevara Poster Artist Looks Back on 50 Revolutionary Years Renovated Cemetery Shows Armenians' History in Cairo Congo's Music Artists Get Political European Nations Plan to Use More Hydrogen for Energy Needs Mattis Dismisses Reports He May Be Leaving Trump Administration Putin: Syrian Downing of Russian Jet Was 'Tragic, Accidental' Bangkok's Street Vendors Decry Evictions as Authorities Clean Up September 18, 2018 Oregon Using Facebook to Remind Inactive Voters to Register Uncontacted Tribes at Risk Amid ‘Worrying' Surge in Amazon Deforestation Venezuela Doubles Down on Chinese Money to Reverse Crisis Argentina's Fernandez: 'Dig Up My Home But You Won't Find Illicit Funds' In Hong Kong, Disposable Fashion Gets a Recycled Makeover Charity: Lives of Hundreds of Thousands of Yemeni Children Hang in Balance Brooklyn Diocese to Pay $27.5 Million to Settle 4 Sex Abuse Claims Winning Design for Phnom Penh Factory Worker Homes, a Model for Other Cities Foreign Lobbyists Disclose Activities Amid Increased Scrutiny When the Music's Over: Cities Suffer as Venues Fall to Developers Mexico's Next Anti-money Laundering Czar Vows Action After 'Shameful' Odebrecht Critics Skewer Venezuelan President Over Feast as Country Starves Five Key Facts About the US Economy Phoenix, Reilly Bond as Outlaw Kin in 'Sisters Brothers' Myanmar: Domestic Commissions on Rohingya All Failures College Golf Star from Spain Killed in Iowa Audi Launches Electric SUV in Tesla's Backyard Trump Says US Considering Permanent Military Presence in Poland NFL Hall of Famers Demand Salary, Health Insurance Hungary’s Orban Warms to Putin Over Nuclear Deal, Despite European Sanctions Against Moscow Prince's New Basement Tape: Just Him Singing, Playing Piano Trump to Visit Hurricane-Damaged North Carolina Trump Rolls Back Pollution Rules for Drilling on US Lands Hungary's Orban Warms to Putin Over Nuclear Deal US Unveils New Biodefense Strategy Republican Hold on Senate May Be Slipping as Democrats' Surge Congress Still Has a Say on Low US Refugee Cap German Spymaster Ousted Over Anti-Migrant Violence Peru President's Call for Confidence Vote Not a Power Grab, Foreign Minister Says Dozens of IS Fighters Arrested in Kabul In Iowa, McAuliffe Says He's Not Ruling Out 2020 Campaign After Florence Floods, the Uninsured Awaken to Painful Reality Amid Loan Talk, Pakistani PM Arrives in Saudi Arabia Eritrea: Peace deal prompts hope of internal reforms, to improve fundamental human rights Will Flying Cars Take Off? Japan's Government Hopes So Italy: 2026 Winter Olympic Games Bid 'Dead' ICC Opens Preliminary Probe Into Rohingya Expulsions Ukrainians Relive Bloodshed of Kyiv's Maidan in Virtual Reality Pope Francis to Tour Baltics Amid Ongoing Sex Abuse Scandal Pompeo Pledges to Deepen Diplomatic Bench at US State Department US Officials Express Doubts on Future of Nuke Pact with Russia Hold Me Closer, Tiny Doctor UN Refugee Agency Gives Trump's Latest Cuts a Weary Shrug EU Lays Out WTO Reform Ideas to Keep US on Board Israeli Troops Kill Two Gaza Protesters, Palestinians Say Volunteers Converge on Raleigh State Capital to Support Pet Rescue Efforts NC Community Comes Together for Hurricane Traumatized Animals UN Chief Welcomes De-escalation in Syria's Idlib EU Ministers Emphasize Their Concerns About Rule of Law in Poland Greece to Move 2,000 Out of Overcrowded Lesbos Migrant Camp Trump Hints of More Declassifications in Russia Probe Canada's Trudeau Under Growing Pressure to Get NAFTA Deal Done Somali Girls' Deaths Spur More Calls to End FGM EBRD to Boost Investments in Arab Countries to 2.5 Billion Euros in 2018 South Africa: Journalist loses column after submitting article critical of China Kenya makes progress in supporting people with albinism, but ‘much remains to be done’ says UN expert Trump Accuses China of Trying to 'Change' US Election Beefed-Up EU Border Force Divides Members Before Migration Summit Niger Says Italian Priest Kidnapped Near Burkina Faso Border Burkina Faso Arrests 30 Over Illegal Female Circumcisions US General Eyes Laser Defense to Boost Air Tanker Security Florence Soaks Northeast as Southeastern US Struggles to Recover Shaka: Extra Time Africa 54 Amnesty Calls Egypt an 'Open-air Prison' for Critics EU Investigates German Carmakers for Possible Collusion Pope Gives Bishops More Decision-Making Options Syria's Idlib Spared Attack, Turkey to Send in More Troops Brazil Presidential Candidate Vows Not to Pardon Comrade Lula Mobile Morgue Angers Mexicans as Crime Wave Swamps Authorities RSF concerned about search of Armenian news website Trump Slashes Number of Refugees Resettled in US New Accord provides opportunities for refugee scientists Africa's Youth Population, Poverty Spur Gates Foundation's Giving Protecting US Refueling Tankers From Enemy Attacks Music Brings Joy to Poor Children China Retaliates for $200 Billion in US Tariffs UN: Myanmar Military Command Must be Investigated for Genocide South Africa's Top Court Legalizes Personal, Private Use of Cannabis Alibaba Chief’s Next Move May Reveal a Chinese Gameplan School Attacks in Cameroon Prompt Parents to Withdraw Students UN: A Child Dies Every Five Seconds, Most Are Preventable Deaths 'Game of Thrones' Takes Top Prize at Surprising Emmys UN: S. Sudan Doing Little to Stop Rape, Sexual Violence Cybersecurity Firm: Iran Stepped Up Hacks as US Sanctions Loomed German Doctors: Pussy Riot Poisoning 'Highly Plausible' 100 Die in Nigeria Flooding as Toll Expected to Rise North, South Korean Leaders Hold Third Summit Typhoon Mangkhut Leaves Lasting Damage in China, Philippines Russia Blames Israel for Syrian Missile Downing Russian Plane China Warns of 'Countermeasures' in Response to New US Tariffs ICRC in Azerbaijan: Facts and figures, January – June 2018 UN Envoy: Afghanistan is in Best Position for Peace Talks Remnants of Florence Bringing Flood Threats to Northeastern US RSF calls on the UN to accredit Taiwanese journalists Vietnamese blogger missing since arrest by police two weeks ago Burundi: Renew UN Inquiry ICRC in Azerbaijan: Facts and figures January – June 2018 ADB Ramps Up Pacific Presence as Aid Donors Jostle for Influence Africa's Youth Population, Poverty Spurs Gates Foundation's Giving South Korea's Moon Arrives for Inter-Korean Summit 'Mrs. Maisel,' 'Game of Thrones' Win Top Emmy Honors Cameroon: Horrific violence escalates further in Anglophone regions Interview: How Not to Fight Terrorism “We Live in Constant Fear” Is #MeToo Changing China? About the Mediterranean, Start with Saving Lives US Medical Association Stands Against Unnecessary Intersex Surgeries Brasil: Pessoas com deficiência isoladas em instituições (versão acessível para surdos) UN Human Rights Body: Renew Mandate of Burundi Investigation Nigeria: Flawed Trials of Boko Haram Suspects Nigeria: ICRC condemns midwife’s murder, appeals to abductors to spare 2 other health care workers The war at home Residents of One of the World's Most Wired Countries Want a Digital Free Zone Florence Death Toll Rises Kennedy Center's Unsung Performer Makes His Instruments Sing Chaos Surrounds Kavanaugh Confirmation Kurdish Militants Vow 'New Resistance' Against Iran Following Missile Attacks SpaceX's First Private Passenger is Japanese Fashion Magnate Maezawa In Florence's Wake, Uncertainty Haunts Migrant Workers GOP, Dems Unite Behind Senate Bill Fighting Addictive Drugs At Toronto Film Festival, 'Popular' a Relative Term Classrooms Near Empty as School Starts in Crisis-stricken Venezuela US Air Force Seeks Sharp Growth to Stay Ahead of China, Russia Neither Animal Nor Plant - Fungi is a Kingdom on its Own Remnants of Florence Soaking Mid-Atlantic, Posing New Flood Threats Former Argentina President Indicted on Corruption Charges Senior Boko Haram Leader Reportedly Killed by Allies Trial for Murder of Honduran Environmental Activist Delayed Bosnia Adopts EU-required Changes to Criminal Code After Delay Survey: 2 Million US Teens Vaping Marijuana Cuban Agriculture Faces Another Hard Year as Produce Sales Drop Peru Opposition Slams High-stakes Vote Over President's Proposals Bloomberg Mulling a Run for President as a Democrat United States Keen to Invest Strategically in Greenland As Midterms Near, Trump Gambles on his Hardline Trade Policy Kyrgyzstan: Abusive Crackdowns on 'Extremist' Material Trump Slaps New Tariffs on Chinese Products Nigeria's Disasters Agency Says 100 People Killed in Floods Uganda Protests Alleged 'Foreign Interference' Russian Communists Say Election Stolen by Pro-Putin Candidate Survey Finds Support in Europe for Some Restrictions on Muslim Clothing Guatemala Defies Court Order on Return of Anti-Graft Chief Trump Defends Embattled Supreme Court Nominee Slovak Authorities Identify Possible Witness in Journalist's Murder Filing: Ex-Trump Adviser Flynn Could Be Sentenced as Soon as Nov 28 Dragons, Handmaids and Housewives - It's Time for the Emmys Aid Agency: Greece Must Move Vulnerable Migrants from Island Trump Declassifies Documents Related to FBI Russia Probe US to Sharply Cut Cap on Refugees to 30,000 for 2019 Air Force: Launching Space Force Will Cost $13 Billion Over 5 Years Philippine Court Convicts General in Infamous ‘Disappearance’ Case Ethiopia: Investigate police conduct after deaths of five people protesting ethnic clashes Officials: Up to 17 Afghan Security Forces Killed in West of Country Third Girl Dies in Somalia After Genital Mutilation S. Sudan President Kiir Phones Machar in Bid to End Fighting Russia, Turkey Announce Plans for Demilitarized Zone in Syria's Idlib Region US: Russia ‘Cheating’ on North Korea Sanctions Implementation Armed Men Attack School in Cameroon's English-Speaking Area Nigerian Finance Minister Adeosun Resigns Over Forgery Claims Trump Adviser Eyes Entitlement Cuts to Plug US Budget Gaps Macron Eyes Purchasing Power Boost to Ease Reform Fatigue New Thai Party Leaders Report to Police Over Online Charge Past NASA Chiefs Gather for Space Agency's 60th Anniversary Brazil Election Poll: Lula Stand-in Emerges Second Behind Bolsonaro September 17, 2018 IOC: Japan's Sapporo Pulls Out of 2026 Winter Olympics Bid Race UN: Widespread Violations in Burundi May Amount to Crimes Against Humanity US Open to China Trade Talks, Yet Could Impose New Tariffs Tesla's Musk Sued for Calling Thai Cave Rescuer Pedophile Syrian Government Vows to ‘Liberate’ Idlib from ‘Terrorists’ Merkel, Algerian Officials Discuss Migration, Libya Colombia Protests Incursion from Venezuelan Soldiers US - #WeeklyAddress: September 10 - September 16: Foreign journalists face obstacles applying for work visas in US Roundtable on UNESCO’s pursuit for sustainable peace Human Rights Council hears plea to protect victims of ‘brutal’ sexual violence in South Sudan Kavanaugh Denies Allegations of Sexual Assault Music Major Discovers the Ancient Art of Baking