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A United Nations fact-finding mission says sexual violence carried out by Myanmar's security forces against the country's Muslim Rohingya minority was so widespread and severe that it demonstrates intent to commit genocide.;
UN report condemns sexual violence by Myanmar militaryA U.N. fact-finding mission says sexual violence by Myanmar's security forces against the country's Muslim Rohingya minority was so widespread and severe that it demonstrates intent to commit genocide
The Associated Press26 minutes ago
Italian President Sergio Mattarella meets reporters at Rome's Quirinale presidential palace, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019. Mattarella continued receiving political leaders Thursday, to explore if a solid majority with staying power exists in Parliament for a new government that could win the required confidence vote. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
The Latest: Italy's president gives parties more timeItalian President Sergio Mattarella says he has agreed to political leaders' request for more time to see if a viable government can be formed to replace the one that collapsed this week
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Russian leader Alexei Navalny, center, smiles as he speaks to the media prior to a court session in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019. Navalny is due in court, where a judge will consider extending his detention in lieu of days spent in hospital, where he was being treated for an allergic attack at the end of July. Navalny was due to be released on Friday after serving 30 days for calling an unsanctioned protest. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
Navalny to be released Friday, court rejects term extensionA Moscow court has rejected an attempt to prolong the jail sentence of opposition leader Alexei Navalny, clearing the way for him to be released on Friday morning
The Associated Press26 minutes ago
FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2019, file photo, icebergs are photographed from the window of an airplane carrying NASA scientists as they fly on a mission to track melting ice in eastern Greenland. As warmer temperatures cause the ice to retreat the Arctic region is taking on new geopolitical and economic importance, and not just the United States hopes to stake a claim, with Russia, China and others all wanting in. (AP Photo/Mstyslav Chernov, File)
World powers increasingly see icy Arctic as a hot propertyAs warmer temperatures cause the ice to retreat, the Arctic region is taking on new geopolitical and economic importance, and the United States, Russia, China and others all want in
The Associated Press40 minutes ago
Body of missing wealthy Polish film producer is foundRescuers find body of celebrity Polish businessman who went missing after falling from his motorboat into a lake
The Associated Press45 minutes ago
In this photo provided by South Korea Presidential Blue House, South Korean President Moon Jae-in listens a report from officials about the General Security of Military Information Agreement, or GSOMIA, at the Presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019.  South Korea will stop exchanging classified intelligence on North Korea with Japan amid a bitter trade dispute, an official said Thursday, a surprise announcement that is likely to set back U.S. efforts to bolster security cooperation with two of its most important allies in the Asian region. (South Korea Presidential Blue House via AP)
S. Korea cancels Japan intelligence deal amid trade disputeSouth Korea says it will terminate an intelligence-sharing deal with Japan that focused on classified information about North Korea
The Associated Press51 minutes ago
French President Emmanuel Macron, left, talks to Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson during their meeting at the Elysee Palace, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019 in Paris. Boris Johnson traveled to Berlin Wednesday to meet with Chancellor Angela Merkel before heading to Paris to meet with French President Emmanuel Macron. (Christophe Petit Tesson, Pool via AP)
Foot on table: British PM at home in French president palaceBritish Prime Minister Boris Johnson briefly puts foot on table in French presidential palace
The Associated Press59 minutes ago
The League party leader Matteo Salvini holds his notes as he talks to the press after meeting Italian President Sergio Mattarella, in Rome, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019. President Sergio Mattarella continued receiving political leaders Thursday, to explore if a solid majority with staying power exists in Parliament for a new government that could win the required confidence vote. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
Italy's political parties pitch rival plans to capture powerItaly's three big parties pitched deals to rivals as they scrambled Thursday to come out on top in a complicated political crisis
The Associated Press1 hour ago
CORRECTING DATE TO 20 - In this Aug. 16, 2019, photo, New York University student researchers sit on a rock overlooking the Helheim glacier in Greenland.  U.S. President Trump announced his decision to postpone an early September visit to Denmark by tweet Tuesday Aug. 20, 2019, after Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen dismissed the notion of selling Greenland to the U.S. as "an absurd discussion." (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
Danish ex-PM attacks Trump for comments on defense spendingThe spat between the U.S. and Denmark that began with the Danish rebuttal of Donald Trump's overtures about buying Greenland has escalated
The Associated Press1 hour ago
In this photo taken on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, a man is helped disembark from the Open Arms rescue ship on the Sicilian island of Lampedusa, southern Italy. An Italian prosecutor ordered the seizure of a rescue ship and the immediate evacuation of more than 80 migrants still aboard, capping a drama Tuesday that saw 15 people jump overboard in a desperate bid to escape deteriorating conditions on the vessel and Spain dispatch a naval ship to try to resolve the crisis. (AP Photo/Salvatore Cavalli)
The Latest: Portugal offers to take 35 people from Med. shipPortugal is offering to take 35 people from the Ocean Viking rescue ship, following an appeal by the European Commission
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this file photo taken on May 18, 2019, Matteo Salvini holds a rosary as he gives his speech during a rally organized with leaders of other European nationalist parties, ahead of the May 23-26 European Parliamentary elections, in Milan, Italy. For months now, Salvini _ a divorced father of two children by two different women _ has been kissing rosaries, invoking the Madonna and quoting St. John Paul II at political rallies in a bid to rally Italian Catholics behind his nationalist message. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
Italian populist mixes religious symbols with his politicsMatteo Salvini's blatant brandishing of Catholic symbols has gone down as one of the most significant elements of his successful bid to topple Italy's government
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2010 file photo, people walk along Ramblas Street in Barcelona, Spain.  Police officials in Spain said on Wednesday Aug. 21, 2019, that muggings or street robberies, employing violence or intimidation have spiked sharply in Barcelona. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez, File)
Tourist hotspot Barcelona sees a spike in muggingsPolice officials in Spain say that robberies employing violence or intimidation have spiked sharply in Barcelona, one of Europe's most attractive summer vacation destinations
The Associated Press2 hours ago
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