Full story - August 16, 2018
Pope Francis delivers a speech
In a statement, Vatican spokesman Greg Burke also said the Catholic Church "must learn hard lessons from its past", and that the Vatican vowed to hold abusers and enablers accountable.
Full story - August 16, 2018
myanmar
"The ethnic violence in Myanmar is horrific and we have been too slow to prevent misinformation and hate speech on Facebook,” Facebook said.
Full story - August 16, 2018
Former CIA Director John Brennan is shown wearing a suit and red tie departing from a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing in Washington, May 2018.
Former CIA Director John Brennan said on Wednesday that US President Donald Trump's decision to revoke his security clearance was part of an effort to silence critics.
Full story - August 15, 2018
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"To see a pylon come down like papier-mâché is an incredible thing," he said. "It's been a lifetime that we've known there were problems. It is in continual maintenance."
Full story - August 15, 2018
This this wide framed photograph, people fill containers with water coming from a mountain, in a road at Plan de Manzano slum in Caracas, Venezuela.
At one of Caracas' biggest public hospitals, most bathrooms are closed. Patients fill jugs from a tiny tap on the ground floor that sometimes has a trickle of water. Operations are postponed or canceled.
Full story - August 14, 2018
The collapsed Morandi Bridge is seen in the Italian port city of Genoa, Italy Aug. 14, 2018
At least 35 people were killed when a motorway bridge collapsed in torrential rains on Tuesday morning over buildings in the northern Italian port city of Genoa, Italy.
Full story - August 14, 2018
Police officers armed with riffles and bullet-proof vests stand at a cordon after a car crashed outside the Houses of Parliament in Westminster.
British police said they believe a man deliberately drove a car into pedestrians and cyclists on Tuesday before ramming it into barriers outside London's parliament in what appeared to be the second terrorism attack on the building in just under 18 months.
Full story - August 14, 2018
SenseTime surveillance software identifying details about people and vehicles showing the information layered on top of the screen.
Government procurement documents of surveillance technologies collected by Reuters offer a rare glimpse into the numbers behind China's push to arm security forces with high-tech monitoring tools as the government clamps down on dissent.
Full story - August 13, 2018
people on the street walking in havana
Here are the basics of how the new version would transform Cuba, how open the process really is, and what it means for investors.
Full story - August 13, 2018
An older man looks to a red display board of a currency exchange office in Istanbul, Turkey, August 13, 2018.
Turkey's lira pulled back from a record low of 7.24 to the dollar on Monday after the central bank pledged to provide liquidity and cut reserve requirements for Turkish banks, but its meltdown continued to rattle global markets.

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