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Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter was admitted to an Atlanta hospital on Monday for a procedure to relieve brain pressure from bleeding caused by recent falls, the Carter Center said in a statement.
President Donald Trump seethed on Monday as Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives prepared to enter a crucial new phase - the first public hearings - in their impeachment inquiry.
A distinguished Russian historian known for re-enacting Napoleonic battle scenes has admitted to murdering his partner after he was discovered in a river with a rucksack containing her dismembered arms.
Looting, fighting and roadblocks convulsed Bolivia on Monday after President Evo Morales' resignation ended his 14-year rule and created a power vacuum following weeks of violent protests.
James Le Mesurier, the former British army officer and founder of an NGO that trains the Syria Civil Defense group, has been found dead outside his home in Istanbul. Meanwhile, Turkey is moving forward with plans to deport captured Islamic State fighters to the West.
Authorities in Australia's New South Wales and Queensland states have declared a state of emergency as the country's eastern region prepared for "catastrophic" fire conditions.
Chaos breaks out in Hong Kong on Monday as protesters fan out across the city, setting up barricades and blocking traffic. Police fired several live shots in the eastern district of Sai Wan Ho, injuring at least one person.
Far-right Vox became the third-largest party in Spain's parliament in a national election on Sunday, more than doubling their seats in an election gamble that the acting Socialist Prime Minister hoped would strengthen his mandate.
Bolivian President Evo Morales said on Sunday (November 10) he would resign as allies tumbled away amid a fierce backlash over a disputed election that has roiled the South American nation. Chris Dignam has more.
Members of a breakaway Mormon community tucked in the hills of northern Mexico buried the last of their dead on Saturday after a devastating massacre, and some headed for safer ground in the United States.
British finance minister Sajid Javid said the opposition Labour Party's spending plans would trigger an economic crisis within months, citing a contested dossier published by his Conservative Party and refusing to give costs for his own fiscal strate
Spaniards went to the polls on Sunday in an election aimed at bringing longed-for stability, but that looks set to leave parliament as fractured as before.
Australian firefighters raced on Sunday to contain widespread bushfires that have left three people dead, and warned of "catastrophic" fire conditions ahead, including around the country's biggest city of Sydney.
Cambodia freed opposition leader Kem Sokha from house arrest on Sunday, amid EU deliberations over whether to punish a crackdown against the country's opposition by removing preferential trade terms.
India's Supreme Court on Saturday awarded a bitterly contested religious site to Hindus, dealing a defeat to Muslims who also claim the land that has sparked some of the country's bloodiest riots since independence.
Hong Kong protesters held a vigil for "martyrs" on Saturday (November 9) after a student died in hospital this week following a high fall, fueling anger among pro-democracy demonstrators who first took to the streets in June.
Three people have died, several are missing and at least 150 homes have been destroyed as bushfires rage across eastern Australia, authorities said on Saturday.
The lives of hundreds of migrants from the Middle East and Asia living in a camp in the forests of Bosnia are at risk, as the bitter Balkan winter approaches, an official with the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said this week.
Former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva emerged from prison on Friday and met a crowd of cheering supporters, after a federal judge ordered his release following a landmark Supreme Court decision. Freddie Joyner has more.
An official on the White House’s National Security Council said he heard the U.S. ambassador to the European Union explicitly press Ukrainian officials to investigate Joe Biden and his son, according to a transcript released on Friday by Democrats le