Cambodian authorities have seized 3 tons of elephant tusks from Mozambique following a tip from the US Embassy. The demand for ivory from China and Vietnam is a driving factor in Cambodia's illegal wildlife trade.
Italy has its own category of protection for some failed asylum seekers, but the government has recently legislated against this. Thousands of protesters have hit the streets to defend refugee rights.
At least seven journalists were hit and kicked by police after the offices of an opposition news site were ransacked. Authorities have tried to clamp down on dissent amidst fierce protests that have left hundreds dead.
An errant population of flightless birds has confounded birth control attempts and are gobbling up farmers' crops. North German agriculturalists want to start shooting the birds, but they face legal hurdles.
Demonstrators blew whistles and horns in a nod to protests against former autocrat leader Slobodan Milosevic. President Vucic has rejected calls for fairer elections and free media.
Pawel Pawlikowski’s film about a long-running love story in Soviet-era Poland won best film and best actress. The best comedy award went to another Cold War film, the UK's 'The Death of Stalin.'
A global climate summit has ended in Poland with an agreement on how the 2015 Paris climate accord will be implemented. However, countries could not even agree to 'welcome' the findings of the IPCC report.
Three women had to undergo emergency surgery in the Bavarian city after suffering severe knife wounds in separate attacks. Police later arrested a 38-year-old man.
The two migrants were picked up in Spain's Bay of Algeciras after crossing from Morocco on the large rubber tire. More than 750 people have died this year while making the sea journey to Spain.
The hieroglyphs and statues in the tomb of royal purification priest Wahtye are almost intact despite being 4,400 years old. Walls decorated with colorful scenes show the owner of the tomb with his family.
Facebook is being used to silence bloggers critical of Vietnam's government, according to Reporters Without Borders. The campaigners said there were 26 imprisoned media workers in the Southeast Asian nation.
The Ukrainian Orthodox council has elected a leader of the country's newly-established independent Orthodox church. The decision to cut ties with Moscow has caused a split within the Ukrainian church hierarchy.
With the deal, one union is to hold off striking for 29 months, but the train drivers' union still has a claim. The German train service has also been criticized by the Swiss.
By the end of the day, the interior ministry said there had been 66,000 protesters out on French streets, compared with 125,00 the weekend before. There were 157 arrests in the center of Paris.
The revered church bells, a symbol of resistance to US colonization, were seized by American troops as war spoils more than a century ago. Manila had been pushing for their return since the 1990s.
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The West Bank has experienced some of the worst violence in years this week. The upheaval is putting pressure on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government, which relies on right-wing and pro-settler parties.
The information, provided by Italian police, was apparently released just two weeks after the terror attack. It suggests Amri was part of a Salafist cell that helped him in the attack.
A federal judge has ruled the 2010 health law known as Obamacare unconstitutional due to a change to US tax law in 2017. Supporters of the law have said they will appeal the ruling.
After reversing decades of Middle East policy, Australia will now wait to move its embassy to Jerusalem. Last year, the US unilaterally recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital, triggering violent unrest in the region.
Nigeria's army has revoked a ban on UNICEF imposed after claiming it held workshops to train spies for Boko Haram. The group's Islamist insurgency has killed over 27,000 people since 2009 and left 1.8 million homeless.
A US exchange student was found dead in her apartment in the Dutch city of Rotterdam. Police have arrested her roommate, who had shown previous signs of violence, according to the victim's texts.
US President Donald Trump has chosen Mick Mulvaney to take over from retiring chief of staff John Kelly in 2019. The decision comes after two of his top picks withdrew their names.
Only a day after warring parties agreed to a ceasefire, fighting has broken out near the port city. UN officials have urged the Security Council to act swiftly and send monitors before the situation deteriorates.
Freeland, speaking alongside US counterpart Mike Pompeo, said it was a point of agreement between the allies. Earlier Friday, Canada said its ambassador was given access to one of two Canadians jailed in China this week.
Millions of Facebook users may have had their photos exposed to third-party applications due to a bug, the company managers said. The latest issue caps a year of embarrassing privacy breaches for the social media giant.
Tension came to a head in Brussels as EU leaders met to discuss pressing issues facing the bloc — Brexit being foremost among them. A discussion between Theresa May and Jean-Claude Juncker showed how high the stakes are.
Authorities in the French city of Strasbourg have reopened the local Christmas market three days after it was hit by a terror attack. Meanwhile, another victim of the shooting passed away, raising the death toll to four.
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