Full story - April 01, 2021
A person wearing a jacket with a hood up is shown walking past a wall with two prison doors painted on it.
The Biden administration on Wednesday expressed concern about what it called escalations of Russian aggression in eastern Ukraine, where Ukrainian forces have been fighting Russian-backed separatists since 2014.
Full story - March 31, 2021
Juan Antonio "Tony" Hernández is shown wearing a blue suit and spotted tie.
The brother of Honduras President Juan Orlando Hernández was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday after he was convicted at a trial that a prosecutor said exposed him as a central figure in one of the world's largest and most violent drug conspiracies.
Full story - March 29, 2021
Marion Koopmans (R)is shown holding a folded white paper and reaching out to shake the hand of Liang Wannian.
A joint World Health Organization-China study on the origins of COVID-19 says that transmission of the virus from bats to humans through another animal is the most likely scenario and that a lab leak is "extremely unlikely," according to a draft copy obtained by The Associated Press.
Full story - March 26, 2021
A large cargo ship is show in the distance towering over the sandy landscape with hundreds of containers stacked on top.
A maritime traffic jam grew to more than 200 vessels Friday outside the Suez Canal and some vessels began changing course as dredgers worked frantically to free a giant container ship that is stuck sideways in the waterway and disrupting global shipping.
Full story - March 23, 2021
A woman is shown wearing a yellow jacket and driving a scooter with four children also onboard.
The European Union has joined Washington, Britain and Canada in imposing sanctions on Chinese officials over accusations they abused ethnic minorities.
Full story - March 19, 2021
French President Emmanuel Macron is shown wearing a dark suit and white face mask while flanked by other officials.
The French government backed off Thursday from ordering a tough lockdown for Paris and several other regions despite an increasingly alarming situation at hospitals with a rise in the numbers of COVID-19 patients. Instead, the prime minister announced a patchwork of new restrictions while reducing the national curfew by one hour.
Full story - March 16, 2021
Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas is shown wearing a dark suit and purple tie with the logo for the White House behind him.
Faced with a rising number of migrants at the southwest border and criticism from all sides, the Biden administration's head of Homeland Security insisted Tuesday that the situation is under control as he defended a policy of allowing children crossing by themselves to remain in the country.
Full story - March 15, 2021
A large crowd of people are shown standing vigil next to hundreds of flowers laid on the ground in memory of Sarah Everard.
London's police commissioner on Sunday defended her officers' actions and said she didn't intend to resign, after coming under heavy criticism for the way police treated some protesters during a vigil for a woman whom one of the force's own officers is accused of murdering.
Full story - March 12, 2021
Several people are shown running and crouching down in a dirt road.
Deadly protests have erupted over the past week in the West African nation of Senegal, long considered a bastion of democracy and a regional leader on diplomacy issues. Here's an explainer on the underlying reasons for what's going on.
Full story - March 10, 2021
The lift-off fire from rockets carrying a Chinese space mission are shown with the smoke from blast clouding the bottom of the photograph.
China and Russia said they will build a lunar research station, possibly on the moon's surface, marking the start of a new era in space cooperation between the two countries.

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