CIA director nominee and acting CIA Director Gina Haspel is sworn in to testify at her Senate Intelligence Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill,
Haspel oversaw a CIA "black site" in Thailand in 2002.
An older Japanese man hugs former President Barack Obama
Shigeaki Mori was 8 when the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima. He survived and committed himself to uncovering the names of all those who died — including 12 American POWs.
Local miners fill bags with gravel extracted from holes dug by Chinese mining machines in Ngoe Ngoe, Cameroon, Feb. 15, 2018.
Artisanal miners in Cameroon accuse elites and local officials of working with Chinese mining firms to skirt laws — and putting locals in danger.
People stand at a line behind a barbed wire fence. Behind them is a line of trucks laden with mattresses and other supplies.
Men between 18 and 42 are forced to serve in Syria’s army. After years of living in exile, some are willing to return to be home again.
An aerial view shows the diplomatic area in Doha, Qatar, March 21, 2013. Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Enirates led other Arab countries in cutting diplomatic relations with Qatar in June 2017. Organizations with ties to Saudi and the UAE then spent mi
Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have long spent huge sums of money on lobbyists to win favor with those in power in the United States. But when the two countries launched a blockade of fellow US ally Qatar last year, organizations with ties to their governments tried something new: fake news.
A deserted cell in the public section of Aden Central Prison is shown in this May 9, 2017 photo in Aden, Yemen. A separate, closed wing is run by Yemeni allies of the United Arab Emirates, part of a network of secret prisons in southern Yemen into which h
A new report confirming prisoner abuses in southern Yemen is amping up concern in Washington, DC. "It's just going to further radicalize the Yemeni people," Senator Chris Murphy says.
a nicaraguan paramilitary soldier on the streets of Monimbo.
President Ortega's Sandinista National Liberation Front started its transition from a ruling party to a paramilitary death squad in April, in response to a nationwide civic uprising for democracy and justice in Nicaragua. Now Ortega is installing a reign of terror in a failed state.
US President Donald Trump and Russia's President Vladimir Putin shake hands as they meet in Helsinki, Finland on July 16, 2018.
There's a serious word that's been thrown around a lot since Donald Trump held a joint news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki on Monday. It's the word "treason." The thing is, Trump is not guilty of treason as the US Constitution defines the term.
President Donald Trump shakes hands with Russian President Vladimir Putin during their bilateral meeting at the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, July 7, 2017.
How is the Kremlin viewing the upcoming summit between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin? It's Russia’s symbolic return from international isolation to a global powerbroker and America needs to negotiate once more.
Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Donald Trump hold a joint news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, March 17, 2017.
President Donald Trump shocked Germans during the NATO summit in Brussels this week by accusing their country of being in bed with Russia. As Trump heads to Helsinki for a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Germany is in many ways stuck between a rock and a hard place.'

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