Dismay as Mugabe named World Health Organization “ambassador”

GENEVA — After widespread shock and condemnation, the head of the World Health Organization said Saturday he is "rethinking" his appointment of Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe as a "goodwill ambassador."

Canada giving refugee status to border-crossers at rising rates – National | Globalnews.ca

Asylum seekers who illegally crossed the U.S. border into Canada this year are obtaining refugee status at higher rates, new data shows, as authorities accept claims from people who say they feared being deported by U.S. President Donald Trump‘s administration.

London now more dangerous than New York City, crime stats suggest

London is now more crime ridden and dangerous than New York City, with rape, robbery and violent offences far higher on this side of the Atlantic.

Samsung J7 catches fire in an Indian flight causing a mid-air scare

It was a close call for nearly 120 passengers onboard the Indian Jet Airways flight 9W 791 from New Delhi to Indore as the cabin crew could somehow major to avert what could have been a major disaster due to an exploding smartphone.

140 Arrested in Malawi After Mob Attacks on ‘Vampires’

Lilongwe, Malawi (AP) -- Deadly mob attacks on people suspected to be "vampires" have led to 140 arrests in Malawi, police said Friday.

Tortured body of transgender person found in Peshawar, say police

Peshawar police on Saturday recovered the body of a transgender person, who had reportedly been murdered three days ago, police officials informed DawnNews.

Foreigners who joined IS face almost certain death in Raqqa

PARIS (AP) — The forces fighting the remnants of the Islamic State group in Syria have tacit instructions on dealing with the foreigners who joined the extremist group by the thousands: Kill them on the battlefield.

Wild boars terrorize German town, injure 4

Four people were injured after squealing boars descended on the small city of Heide in the northern German state of Schleswig-Holstein on Friday morning.

Trudeau says Quebec shouldn’t tell women what to wear and what not to wear...

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First Catalonia, now Italy — referendums are in fashion | Europe | DW |...

There was a time, late last century, when a brave and free people in the north of Italy dreamed a great dream of a new nation.

Brazil police arrest more than 100 paedophiles

Brazil police have arrested more than 100 paedophiles across the country in one of the biggest such operations in Latin America.

Meeting Dalai Lama major offence, China warns world leaders – Times of India

BEIJING: China today warned that it would consider as a "major offence" if any country or foreign leader hosts or meets the Dalai Lama as it deems the Tibetan spiritual leader a "separatist" trying to split Tibet from it.

Hundreds of Mysterious Stone ‘Gates’ Found in Saudi Arabia’s Desert

Google Earth has unlocked the gates to ancient mysteries around the world.

Study links pollution to millions of deaths worldwide

LONDON (Reuters) - Pollution is killing millions of people worldwide, mostly through the diseases it causes including heart conditions, strokes and lung cancer, according to a large international study.

At Least 54 Egyptian Policemen Killed in Raid on Suspected Militant Hideout Near Cairo

At least 54 Egyptian police officers have been killed in a raid on a suspected militant hideout near Cairo, according to security officials.

German police rule out terrorism in Munich knife attack

The arrest of the suspect in his 30s brought calm back to the streets of the Bavarian capital after a tense morning.

The World’s Next Environmental Disaster

DELHI—The Yamuna River that flows through this ancient city has helped sustain some of India’s greatest empires.

Trump plans to release JFK assassination documents despite concerns from federal agencies

President Trump announced Saturday morning that he planned to release the tens of thousands of never-before-seen documents left in the files related to President John F. Kennedy’s assassination held by the National Archives and Records Administration.