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When Michael Bloomberg steps onto the Democratic debate stage for the first time on Wednesday, he will face attacks from his rival candidates over his past support for policies he claims to no longer support. This report produced by Chris Dignam.
Afghanistan declared incumbent Ashraf Ghani the winner of a disputed presidential election on Tuesday, almost five months after voting took place in September.
The corruption trial of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will start on March 17, two weeks after Israel holds its third national election in less than a year, the Justice Ministry has said.
The world football players' union FIFPRO said on Monday it will support players or teams who walk off the pitch due to racism, after the abuse suffered by FC Porto forward Moussa Marega during a Portuguese league match on Sunday.
A Ukrainian solder was killed and four others injured on Tuesday when heavy fighting erupted in eastern Ukraine, the country's military said, as it and Russian-backed separatists blamed each other for the flare-up.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is no longer being held in solitary confinement and his health is improving, the editor-in-chief of WikiLeaks has said.
A series of crises and a teetering economy have battered Iranians' confidence in their leaders, and now they have to vote in an election with mostly hardline choices. Dashed hopes could foretell a low turnout.
The head of a leading hospital in China's central city of Wuhan, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, died of the disease on Tuesday while South Korea announced an economic emergency and Singapore Airlines slashed flights.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Monday he was pleased that volunteer firefighter Paul Parker had not been dismissed following his viral tirade against the prime minister himself.
Floodwaters in central Mississippi appeared to hit their peak on Monday, potentially allowing the area around the state capital Jackson to avoid any casualties after the Pearl River reached its highest level in 37 years, officials said. This report p
More than 300 American cruise liner passengers, including 14 who tested positive for coronavirus, were flown home to military bases in the United States, after two weeks under quarantine off Japan. Lisa Bernhard has more.
Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg unveiled new ads aimed at boosting his standing with black Americans as his primary rivals attacked his record on race and his free-wheeling political spending. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was in Angola on Monday, promoting U.S. business as the world's biggest economy battles China for economic influence on the African continent.
The Syrian army said on Monday it had taken full control of dozens of towns in Aleppo's northwestern countryside and it would press on with its campaign to wipe out militant groups "wherever they are found".
A tearful French health minister quit her job on Monday to save the governing party's bid for the Paris mayoralty after the previous candidate's campaign was sunk in under 48 hours by a sexting scandal.
A short drive from the Islamabad hotel where top officials are discussing their future, many Afghan refugees are fearful and uncertain about a peace deal that could see them repatriated.
Iranians vote on Friday in a parliamentary election likely to reinforce Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's authority. Over half of the candidates running have been banned from the ballot.
Ramping up his nationwide re-election effort after his acquittal in the impeachment trial, President Donald Trump on Sunday took a loop around the Daytona 500 racetrack in his presidential limousine. Colette Luke has more.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the U.S. National Institute on Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), said on CBS "Face the Nation" that more than 40 Americans, who were quarantined aboard the Diamond Princess cruise liner off Japan for two weeks, t
More than 1,100 former U.S. Justice Department officials on Sunday called for Attorney General William Barr to resign over his handling of the trial of a longtime adviser of President Donald Trump. Lisa Bernhard has more.
Iran has said will never hold talks with the United States under pressure, President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday (February 16), adding that Tehran's help was essential in establishing security in the Middle East.
European Union governments need to be willing to intervene in international crises or risk prolonging paralysis in their foreign policy, the EU's top diplomat said on Sunday (February 16).
A petition calling on the UK government to launch an inquiry into British media coverage of public figures has garnered tens of thousands of signatures less than 24 hours after television personality Caroline Flack was found dead in her apartment. Adam Reed reports