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Japan’s ex-leader Shinzo Abe assassinated during a speech

Former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was assassinated Friday on a street in western Japan by a gunman who opened fire…

One scandal too many: British PM Boris Johnson resigns

By DANICA KIRKA, JILL LAWLESS and SYLVIA HUI Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced his resignation…

Nigerian forces hunt for gunmen who killed 50 at church

The gunmen who killed at least 50 people at a Catholic church in southwestern Nigeria opened fire on worshippers both…

Mayor: More than 10,000 civilians dead in Ukraine port city

Six weeks of brutal Russian siege have left more than 10,000 civilians dead in the southern port city of Mariupol…

Missile kills at least 52 at crowded Ukrainian train station

A missile hit a train station in eastern Ukraine where thousands had gathered Friday, killing at least 52 and wounding…

Saudi Arabia puts 81 to death in its largest mass execution

Saudi Arabia on Saturday executed 81 people convicted of crimes ranging from killings to belonging to militant groups, the largest…

Russian airstrike escalates offensive in western Ukraine

Russian missiles pounded a military base in western Ukraine on Sunday, killing 35 people in an attack on a facility…

Refugee count tops 1 million; Russians besiege Ukraine ports

More than 1 million people have fled Ukraine following Russia's invasion in the swiftest refugee exodus this century, the United…

War in Afghanistan ends

The last American plane lifted off from the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul on Aug. 31 in Afghanistan.

Death toll from Haiti’s recent earthquake rises to over 2,000

Tensions have been growing over the slow pace of aid efforts in Haiti after a powerful weekend earthquake that killed…