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U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May to trigger Brexit

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May to trigger Brexit

LONDON — Britain’s long-awaited divorce from the European Union will formally begin Wednesday. Tim Barrow, Britain’s ambassador to the EU, will deliver the notification letter to European Council President Donald Tusk as Prime Minister Theresa May …

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Mass Killers Often Begin Their Reign Of Terror At Home

Mass Killers Often Begin Their Reign Of Terror At Home

The pattern has become dismally routine: A man, typically acting alone, commits an act of public violence stunning in its indifference to human life. In the days following the attack, reports emerge that before he carried out his murderous rampage, he …

Pope: Protecting civilians in Mosul an 'imperative and urgent obligation'

Pope: Protecting civilians in Mosul an ‘imperative and urgent obligation’

Pope Francis urged combatants in Iraq on Wednesday to protect the lives of residents in beleaguered Mosul, calling civilian safety an “imperative and urgent obligation.” Francis issued his appeal one day after Lt. Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander of the U …

Cyclone rips off roofs, flings boats onto land in Australia

Cyclone rips off roofs, flings boats onto land in Australia

Residents of Australia’s cyclone-battered tropical northeast emerged from their homes on Wednesday to find roofs lying in their yards, boats flung onto rocks and roads blocked by tangles of fallen trees and power lines, as emergency officials tried to …

A judge just acquitted one of the affluent young men accused in Mexico's biggest rape case

A judge just acquitted one of the affluent young men accused in Mexico’s biggest rape case

A judge has acquitted of one of the three upper-class young men accused of sexually assaulting a 17-year-old girl in a rape case that sparked outrage across Mexico. The judge said that Diego Cruz Alonso touched a former high school classmate on her breasts …

Indonesian farmer swallowed whole by python

Indonesian farmer swallowed whole by python

A missing Indonesian man was found inside a massive python on the island of Sulawesi, according to local authorities and news reports. Villagers found the body of Akbar Salubiro, 25, after cutting open a 23-foot-long reticulated python,The Jakarta Post …

Making ‘Brexit’ Official, U.K. Wades Into a Thorny Thicket

Making ‘Brexit’ Official, U.K. Wades Into a Thorny Thicket

LONDON — In one of the most consequential diplomatic events in Britain since World War II, Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday sent formal notice of the country’s intention to withdraw from the European Union, starting a tortuous two-year divorce …

French efforts to stop Muslim youths turning to extremism failing

French efforts to stop Muslim youths turning to extremism failing

Actors perform in “Djihad”, a play about three young Muslims who come to regret their decision to go to Syria but who also feel rejected by Europe, in Lens, northern France,March 2017 . LENS, France– France’s attempts to counter the radicalization …

Indonesian man's body reportedly found inside python

Indonesian man’s body reportedly found inside python

Emergency workers remove the body of a man who was found inside a python in Salubiro village, on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, in video released March 29, 2017. The body of a man who went missing over the weekend was discovered inside the belly of a …

Brexit: Prime Minister May Is Triggering U.K.'s Exit From EU Today

Brexit: Prime Minister May Is Triggering U.K.’s Exit From EU Today

British Prime Minister Theresa May is beginning the formal process of unraveling the U.K.’s membership in the European Union Wednesday, signing a letter that affirms the rift. May will also address the House of Commons about the Brexit that voters embraced …

In historic break, Britain gives formal notice it is leaving the European Union

In historic break, Britain gives formal notice it is leaving the European Union

LONDON — A little over nine months after British voters chose to withdraw from the European Union, Britain took a decisive — and likely irreversible — step Wednesday toward leaving a partnership that has bound the country to the continent for nearly …

UK to begin Brexit process, triggering Article 50 to leave EU

UK to begin Brexit process, triggering Article 50 to leave EU

Demonstrators carry Union and EU flags as they pass the Houses of Parliament during a rally following an anti Brexit, pro-European Union (EU) march in London on March 25, 2017. UNITED KINGDOM– The United Kingdom is set to trigger Article 50 on Wednesday …

Peru's brutal season of floods leaves 94 dead, 700,000 homeless

Peru’s brutal season of floods leaves 94 dead, 700,000 homeless

Extreme weather has battered many parts of the world this year, but few countries have suffered more in lives, homes and crops lost than Peru, the Andean country that has been beset with torrential rains and massive flooding for much of this year.

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May to trigger Brexit

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May to trigger Brexit

LONDON — Britain’s long-awaited divorce from the European Union will formally begin Wednesday. Tim Barrow, Britain’s ambassador to the EU, will deliver the notification letter to European Council President Donald Tusk as Prime Minister Theresa May …

UK police, Muslim youths to link hands to mark London attack

UK police, Muslim youths to link hands to mark London attack

British police officers will be linking hands with members of a Muslim youth group on a London bridge to mark last week’s attack outside Parliament that killed four people. The Metropolitan Police Federation says the intention is to link hands across …

South China Sea: Aircraft hangars, radar installed on artificial islands

South China Sea: Aircraft hangars, radar installed on artificial islands

(CNN)Dozens of aircraft hangars and high-end radar capabilities on China’s man-made islands in the South China Sea are almost operational, according to new satellite imagery released by a US-based think tank. The new facilities will further establish China …

Britain Heads Into the Unknown as May Signs Brexit Letter

Britain Heads Into the Unknown as May Signs Brexit Letter

Follow @Brexit for all the latest news, and sign up to our daily Brexit Bulletin newsletter. The U.K. will start the clock on two years of negotiations to withdraw from the European Union on Wednesday, a divorce that will redefine the country’s …

U.S. denies loosening rules for avoiding civilian casualties in Mosul fight against ISIS

U.S. denies loosening rules for avoiding civilian casualties in Mosul fight against ISIS

Firefighters search for the bodies of civilians who were killed after an air strike against ISIS triggered a massive explosion in Mosul, Iraq, March 22, 2017. BAGHDAD– U.S. airstrikes probably played a role in the deaths of dozens of civilians in Mosul …

Chinese demand for elephant ivory drops, new report says

Chinese demand for elephant ivory drops, new report says

The price of ivory in China has dropped sharply as the country plans to end the legal trade in ivory later this year, a leading elephant conservation group said in a new report Wednesday. Chinese demand for tusks has been driving African elephants toward …

Climate change-driven famine poses global security threat

Climate change-driven famine poses global security threat

Displaced families wait for water at a collection point set-up by a U.N. aid agency, March 14, 2017, at a makeshift camp on the outskirts of Baidoa, in the southwestern Bay region of Somalia, where thousands of people arrive daily after they fled the …

British Prime Minister signs letter that will trigger Brexit

British Prime Minister signs letter that will trigger Brexit

LONDON – Prime Minister Theresa May says she will enter European Union exit talks representing everyone in Britain - including millions of EU nationals living in the U.K. May plans to ask the EU for a divorce on Wednesday, triggering two years of …

Bodies of American, Swedish UN experts found in Congo

Bodies of American, Swedish UN experts found in Congo

BENI, Congo – The bodies of an American and a Swedish investigator with the United Nations and their Congolese interpreter have been found in Congo’s Central Kasai province, authorities said Tuesday, more than two weeks after they disappeared while …

Passenger jet catches fire at Peru airport, video shows

Passenger jet catches fire at Peru airport, video shows

Video posted to social media Tuesday shows a Peruvian Airlines passenger jet on fire at Francisco Carle Airport in Jauja, Peru, located about 165 miles east of Lima. The video, which was posted to Facebook, shows several workers tending to the plane as …

China, Japan island fight reignites with population push

China, Japan island fight reignites with population push

The Japanese government recently announced plans to populate a cluster of minute, rocky islands located almost equidistant between Okinawa and Taiwan – a move that has reignited a decades-long dispute with China over sovereignty of the tiny territories.

Carlos the Jackal is sentenced to a third life term, this one for a 1974 Paris grenade attack

Carlos the Jackal is sentenced to a third life term, this one for a 1974 Paris grenade attack

Carlos the Jackal, the self-proclaimed “professional revolutionary” who was once the most-wanted man in the world, was sentenced to a third life sentence Tuesday for the 1974 bombing of a Paris shopping arcade. The Venezuelan-born criminal denied the …

What Russia's Protests Mean For Putin's Opposition

What Russia’s Protests Mean For Putin’s Opposition

Russians are still trying to understand exactly what happened over the weekend, when thousands of people – many of them teenagers – turned out for anti-government rallies in dozens of cities across the country. Sunday’s rallies were the biggest public …

Syrian man, 25, found hanged in Greece with political asylum papers still on him

Syrian man, 25, found hanged in Greece with political asylum papers still on him

A 25-year-old man, with his political asylum documents still on him, was found hanged near a port in Athens. Greek media described as a Syrian refugee, according to Telesurtv.net. More than 60,000 refugees and migrants have gone to Greece, and ended up …

Trump's business network reached alleged Russian mobsters

Trump’s business network reached alleged Russian mobsters

To expand his real estate developments over the years, Donald Trump, his company and partners repeatedly turned to wealthy Russians and oligarchs from former Soviet republics — several allegedly connected to organized crime, according to a USA …

Scottish lawmakers authorize new referendum to secede from U.K.

Scottish lawmakers authorize new referendum to secede from U.K.

People hold Saltires and pro-independence flags outside Scotland’s Parliament in Holyrood, Edinburgh, Britain, Tue., March 28, 2017. EDINBURGH, Scotland –Scottish lawmakers voted to seek a new referendum on independence Tuesday, presenting the British …

U.S. commander says coalition 'probably had a role' in mass civilian casualties in Mosul

U.S. commander says coalition ‘probably had a role’ in mass civilian casualties in Mosul

The top U.S. general commanding the fight against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria said that the U.S.-led coalition was probably responsible for a blast that killed more than 200 people. “If we did it, and I would say there’s at least a fair chance that …

Roman Empire-era coffin set to go home to Turkey, lawyers say

Roman Empire-era coffin set to go home to Turkey, lawyers say

This undated image released by the office of the Geneva Public Prosecutor shows a section of a sarcophagus dating back to the Roman Empire that depicts the 12 labors of Hercules. Geneva’s public prosecutor’s office says it has decided to hand over to …

Congo finds Caucasian bodies where U.N. experts disappeared

Congo finds Caucasian bodies where U.N. experts disappeared

A policeman walks in front of a police truck as the Congolese capital Kinshasa was gripped by a strike called “Villes mortes” (Dead cities) on Oct. 19, 2016, in a protest over plans by the president to stay in power beyond the end of his term in December.

Mall escalator in Hong Kong suddenly reverses, injuring several riders

Mall escalator in Hong Kong suddenly reverses, injuring several riders

Two Otis Elevator Company employees in Hong Kong have been arrested in connection with a mall escalator that suddenly reversed injuring over a dozen people. The escalator was apparently thrown into reverse and increased speed Saturday afternoon and sent …

South Korea officials: Bones found near ferry not of victims

South Korea officials: Bones found near ferry not of victims

SEOUL, South Korea – The first government announcement Tuesday was startling: Salvage crews had found bones near the wreckage of the Sewol ferry, which sank in 2014 and killed 304 people. The discovery raised hopes that the remains were of some of the …

Panic spreads in Iraq, Syria as record numbers of civilians are reported killed in U.S. strikes

Panic spreads in Iraq, Syria as record numbers of civilians are reported killed in U.S. strikes

MOSUL, Iraq — A sharp rise in the number of civilians reported killed in U.S.-led airstrikes in Iraq and Syria is spreading panic, deepening mistrust and triggering accusations that the United States and its partners may be acting with an unprecedented …

Scottish Parliament Backs Bid For New Independence Vote

Scottish Parliament Backs Bid For New Independence Vote

One day before the U.K. is widely expected to formally begin its departure from the European Union, Scottish lawmakers took another crucial step toward voting on a departure of their own. By a 69-59 vote Tuesday, members of Scottish Parliament backed First …

Mosul airstrike: ISIS may have used human shields, US general says

Mosul airstrike: ISIS may have used human shields, US general says

Islamic State fighters in western Mosul likely herded innocent men, women and children into a building as human shields before the airstrike by the U.S.-led coalition that killed more than 100 people, a top U.S. general revealed Tuesday. “We probably had …

World's largest dinosaur footprint discovered in Australia

World’s largest dinosaur footprint discovered in Australia

Scientists have discovered the world’s largest footprint in a stretch of remote coastline known as “Australia’s Jurassic Park”. The unidentified sauropod’s print is 5 feet, 5 inches long. The Walmadany area is home to the world’s largest dinosaur …

Massive dinosaur tracks identified in 'Australia’s Jurassic Park'

Massive dinosaur tracks identified in ‘Australia’s Jurassic Park’

A group of scientists is claiming to have found the largest-ever dinosaur footprint in a region nicknamed “Australia’s Jurassic Park,” and the images are staggering. The team of paleontologists, hailing from the University of Queensland in Brisbane …

Russians Are Fighting Near Americans on Same Side of Syria’s Battlefield

Russians Are Fighting Near Americans on Same Side of Syria’s Battlefield

Russian and American troops are within “hand-grenade range” of each other in parts of Syria, according to U.S. commanders, an overlap that highlights Moscow’s efforts to bolster its footprint in the Middle East. While the Russians and Americans have …

ISIS recruiting videos hit YouTube after London attack

ISIS recruiting videos hit YouTube after London attack

ISIS supporters are reportedly on a recruiting blitz in the wake of last week’s deadly terror attacks in London, despite suggestions from British police on Monday that attacker Khalid Masood may not be associated with any terror groups. Hundreds of …

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Israeli-Palestinian conflict top of agenda at Arab leader's summit

Israeli-Palestinian conflict top of agenda at Arab leader’s summit

Pro-EU protesters gather outside Westminster

Pro-EU protesters gather outside Westminster

16-year-old migrant survives sinking in which 146 are feared drowned

16-year-old migrant survives sinking in which 146 are feared drowned

Deutsche Boerse, LSE merger struck down

Deutsche Boerse, LSE merger struck down

Dylan gets his Nobel Prize

Dylan gets his Nobel Prize

Madeira renames its airport after Ronaldo

Madeira renames its airport after Ronaldo

French Socialist and former PM Valls defects to Macron's centrist camp

French Socialist and former PM Valls defects to Macron’s centrist camp

French Guiana protesters strike over unemployment and lack of services

French Guiana protesters strike over unemployment and lack of services

The Stream - Sexually abused by aid workers: Part II

The Stream - Sexually abused by aid workers: Part II

Being a foreign student in the Netherlands

Being a foreign student in the Netherlands

Being a foreign student in the UK

Being a foreign student in the UK

Firms issue Brexit warnings

Firms issue Brexit warnings

Being a foreign student in Slovenia

Being a foreign student in Slovenia

Being a foreign student in Greece

Being a foreign student in Greece

Brexit begins: EU officially receives Article 50 notice from UK

Brexit begins: EU officially receives Article 50 notice from UK

More than 400 migrants rescued off Libyan coast

More than 400 migrants rescued off Libyan coast

UK kicks off divorce from EU

UK kicks off divorce from EU

Brexit: regrets and pledges from Remainers

Brexit: regrets and pledges from Remainers

Brexit Britain: Buy or sell?

Brexit Britain: Buy or sell?

Britain begins Brexit

Britain begins Brexit

Article 50: 'We already miss you' - Donald Tusk - BBC News

Article 50: ‘We already miss you’ - Donald Tusk - BBC News

Brexit talks set to be 'complex and messy'

Brexit talks set to be ‘complex and messy’

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Al Jazeera Investigations - Spy Merchants Coming Soon promo

Brexit Live: Triggering Article 50 (House Of Commons)  - BBC News

Brexit Live: Triggering Article 50 (House Of Commons) - BBC News

Pizza with a twist at China's latest food startup

Pizza with a twist at China’s latest food startup

Toshiba's Westinghouse files for bankruptcy

Toshiba’s Westinghouse files for bankruptcy

Brexit officially begins: Brussels receives formal notification letter

Brexit officially begins: Brussels receives formal notification letter

Brexit officially begins: Brussels receives formal notification letter

Brexit officially begins: Brussels receives formal notification letter

May addresses the House of Commons after triggering article 50.

May addresses the House of Commons after triggering article 50.

Guatemala's Disappeared - Fault Lines

Guatemala’s Disappeared - Fault Lines

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