Full story - June 08, 2018
Anthony Bourdain poses with Italian actor and director Asia Argento
Anthony Bourdain, who dined with world leaders, wrote books, ran restaurants and inspired a generation, killed himself in a French hotel room.
Full story - June 08, 2018
pope
Some Catholic scholars have said the approval of married men in the Amazon may eventually pave the way for their use elsewhere in the world as a response to the shortage of priests.
Full story - June 08, 2018
A man walks past the mirrored Charlevoix G7 logo in shadow in Quebec.
Leaders of the Group of Seven rich nations are set to clash with a combative US President Donald Trump on Friday when they pressure him to lift sanctions on steel and aluminum they fear could lead to a trade war.
Full story - June 08, 2018
Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache and Interior Minister Herbert Kickl attend a news conference in Vienna, Austria, June 8, 2018.
Austria, a country of 8.8 million people, has roughly 600,000 Muslim inhabitants, most of whom are Turkish or have families of Turkish origin.
Full story - June 07, 2018
mars
"What the organic detections in the rock do is to add to the story of habitability. It tells us that this ancient environment on Mars could have supported life," Eigenbrode said. "Everything that was needed to support life was there. But it doesn't tell us that life was there."
Full story - June 07, 2018
Greenpeace
Microplastics — tiny bits of plastic from the breakdown of everything from shopping bags to car tires — were detected in nine of 17 water samples collected off the Antarctic peninsula by a Greenpeace vessel in early 2018, it said.
Full story - June 07, 2018
Banners displaying the NATO logo are placed at the entrance of new NATO headquarters, in Brussels.
NATO defense ministers will try to rally around their latest plans to contain Russia on Thursday, while keeping a lid on their frustrations over new steel tariffs that US President Donald Trump has justified on national security grounds.
Full story - June 06, 2018
singapore
The host of the US-North Korea summit practices "orchid diplomacy" — more than 200 orchids have been named after foreign dignitaries.
Full story - June 06, 2018
the singapore skyline in the background and a landfill in the foreground
Singapore is aiming to become a zero-waste nation. But only 6 percent of plastic waste generated last year was recycled.
Full story - June 06, 2018
A gas flare is seen in the background with the Iranian flag flying in the wind in the foreground.
European refiners are winding down oil purchases from Iran, closing the door on a fifth of the OPEC member's crude exports after the United States imposed sanctions on Tehran, company and trading sources said.

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