Full story - March 09, 2021
Three people are shown riding bicycles along a road carrying large bundles of harvested shrubs on the back of their bikes.
Frustrated by a stalled peace process and escalating violence, the US has presented an eight-page draft peace agreement to Afghanistan's warring sides for review.
Full story - March 08, 2021
Richard Ratcliffe is shown standing in front of large wooden doors and holding a large card with a picture of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe on with with dozens of flowers nearby.
A British Iranian woman held in an Iranian prison for five years on widely refuted spying charges ended her sentence on Sunday, her lawyer said, although she faces a new trial and cannot yet return home to London.
Full story - March 05, 2021
The top of a palace building in China's Forbidden City is barely viewable in a photograph showing a dense amount of smog.
China, the world's biggest emitter of greenhouse gases, announced generally moderate new energy and climate targets on Friday that give little sign that it will step up its pace in combatting climate change.
Full story - March 04, 2021
A large crowd of people are shown, many wearing construction hard hats, as one of them sprays a fire extinguisher into the air in the street.
Myanmar security forces were seen firing slingshots at protesters, chasing them down and even brutally beating an ambulance crew in video showing a dramatic escalation of violence against opponents of last month's military coup.
Full story - March 02, 2021
FBI Director Christopher Wray is shown wearing a dark suit and blue striped tie with a US flag pin on his lapel.
FBI Director Chris Wray is set to testify for the first time since the deadly Jan. 6 riot at the US Capitol, with lawmakers on Tuesday. Stream the proceedings live here.
Full story - March 01, 2021
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy is shown wearing a dark suit and tie with a face mask, walking past security officials.
A Paris court on Monday found French former President Nicolas Sarkozy guilty of corruption and influence peddling and sentenced him to one year in prison and a two-year suspended sentence.
Full story - February 26, 2021
The Church of St. Mary of Zion in Axum is shown with its three rounded arcs with stain-glass windows and several people out from.
Soldiers from Eritrea systematically killed "many hundreds" of people, the large majority men, in a massacre in late November in the Ethiopian city of Axum, Amnesty International says in a new report.
Full story - February 25, 2021
Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan is shown with the fingertips of his hands pressed against each other and next to his mouth.
Armenia's prime minister accused top military officers on Thursday of attempting a coup after they demanded he step down, adding fuel to monthslong protests calling for his resignation.
Full story - February 24, 2021
A man is shown wearing a red sweatshirt and holding up a piece of white paper to block his face.
A former member of Syrian President Bashar Assad's secret police was convicted Wednesday by a German court of facilitating the torture of prisoners in a landmark ruling that human rights activists hope will set a precedent for other cases.
Full story - February 23, 2021
Circular razorwire is shown at the top of a fence with the dome of the US Capitol building in the distance and in soft focus.
Testifying publicly for the first time about the Jan. 6 insurrection, former security officials are poised to cast blame on the Pentagon, the intelligence community and each other for the disastrous failure to anticipate the violent intentions of the mob and defend the Capitol. Stream the hearings live here.

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