A retrial in El Salvador has cleared a rape victim whose baby was found dead in a toilet. Evelyn Hernandez had been sentenced to 30 years in prison in 2017, the BBC reports. She has said that she didn't realize she was pregnant and that she'd fainted in an outhouse...
Twitter has suspended more than 200,000 accounts that it believes were linked to the Chinese government and a disinformation campaign targeting protests in Hong Kong
Airstrikes targeted a Turkish army convoy inside a rebel-held part of northwestern Syria on Monday, killing three civilians and wounding 12 others, the Turkish Defense Ministry said
An American hiking with his fianceé on the Spanish island of Ibiza was killed when he fell off a cliff, plunging more than 80 feet. Dr. Daniel Sirovich, 33, and Kristi Kelly were sightseeing last week near a cliff in the southwestern part of the island, in Sa Pedrera de...
Twitter and Facebook have taken down scores of accounts they say are being used in the Chinese's government's disinformation campaign against the protesters in Hong Kong. Twitter has pulled 936 accounts, CNBC reports, saying in a post, "We have reliable evidence to support that this is a coordinated state-backed operation....
The Pentagon says the U.S. military has conducted a flight test of a type of missile banned for more than 30 years by a treaty that both the United States and Russia abandoned this month
Germany's central bank has issued a gloomy economic report suggesting that growth in the summer continued to shrink, raising the possibility Europe's largest economy may be entering a recession
French President Emmanuel Macron and Russian President Vladimir Putin to meet in southern France to discuss the world's major crises, including Ukraine, Iran and Syria, and try to improve Moscow's relations with the European Union
Russia's lower house of parliament has set up a commission to examine alleged cases of foreign interference in connection with a series of protests against the Moscow city election
Russian President Vladimir Putin says there is no threat from a deadly explosion at a secretive naval weapons testing range that has raised radiation concerns
Singer Elton John says he's "deeply distressed" by media accounts that criticized the Duke and Duchess of Sussex for taking a private jet to go on vacation despite the carbon impact of the planet
A major, out-of-control wildfire in Spain's Canary Islands is throwing flames 50 meters (160 feet) into the air, forcing emergency workers to evacuate more than 9,000 people
Official figures show that inflation across the 19-country eurozone was lower in July than anticipated, bolstering expectations that the European Central Bank will provide another shot of stimulus to the single currency bloc next month
Denmark's Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen says U.S. President Donald Trump's idea of buying Greenland from Denmark is "an absurd discussion," reiterating that the Arctic semi-autonomous Danish territory is not for sale
The substance of a passage that was deleted from a May 3, 1952, speech has finally come to light. The Wall Street Journal reports that Japan regained its independence following WWII in April of that year, and on May 3, then-Emperor Hirohito was to give a speech marking the event....
German airline Lufthansa is launching a website that allows customers to buy climate-friendly plane fuel to compensate for the emissions caused by their flight
The world's biggest arts festival—one whose organizers have said is only dwarfed by the Olympics and World Cup in terms of attendance—has one more week to go in Scotland. But "Dave's Funniest Joke of the Fringe" has already been decided. For the past 12 years, the public has...
Workers are gradually returning to Notre Dame Cathedral to clear out hazardous debris and consolidate the fire-damaged medieval monument, after a month-long delay prompted by fears of lead contamination