Full story - August 25, 2018
people in white protective suits on a boat
The migrants, mainly from Eritrea, have been stranded in the port of Catania since Monday because the Italian government is refusing to let them off the boat until other European Union states agree to take some of them in.
Full story - August 25, 2018
Pope Francis poses next to Ireland's President Michael Higgins and his wife
Pope Francis marked the first papal visit to Ireland in 39 years by acknowledging that the failure of Church authorities to adequately address "repugnant" clerical child abuse crimes there remains a source of shame for the Catholic community.
Full story - August 24, 2018
maersk
The Arctic voyage by the 3,600 20-foot container capacity Venta Maersk is the latest step in the expansion of the so-called Northern Sea Route which is becoming more accessible to ships as climate change reduces the amount of sea ice.
Full story - August 23, 2018
Two people embrace in a bus station. One of them holds a greeting balloon, candy and a stuffed animal.
If elected, conservative candidate Ricardo Belmont would govern the city where most Venezuelan immigrants in Peru live.
Full story - August 23, 2018
yemen
Millions of Yemenis are at risk from hunger and cholera brought on by three years of war, an emergency that has also hit cancer patients, struggling to get treatment in a country where the economy and infrastructure have collapsed.
Full story - August 23, 2018
A couple and their child are seen on vacant land marked with tape in Olievenhoutbosch near Centurion, South Africa.
President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he had asked Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to study South African "land and farm seizures" and the "killing of farmers," prompting Pretoria to accuse Trump of stoking racial divisions.
Full story - August 22, 2018
venezuela
"My baby would have died if I had stayed. There was no food or medicine, no doctors."
Full story - August 22, 2018
President Donald Trump speaks at a rally in Charleston, West Virginia, August 21, 2018.
President Donald Trump suffered twin setbacks on Tuesday with two ex-advisers facing prison sentences — and one of them saying Trump told him to commit a crime — possibly hurting his Republican Party's election prospects and widening a criminal probe that has overshadowed his presidency.
Full story - August 21, 2018
A woman hold a placard as she waits President Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, to leave the Daniel Patrick Moynihan United States Court House in New York City, August 21, 2018.
President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, pleaded guilty on Tuesday in New York to campaign finance violations and other charges. Also on Tuesday evening, Trump's one-time campaign chairman Paul Manafort was found guilty on eight charges of tax and bank fraud and failing to disclose foreign bank accounts.
Full story - August 21, 2018
a 1949 visa photo of a man
The White House said Jakiw Palij served as a guard at the Trawniki Labor Camp, where about 6,000 Jewish men, women and children were shot dead on Nov. 3, 1943, in one of the single largest massacres of the Holocaust.

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