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Devastating factory fire kills at least 43 in Indian capital

Devastating factory fire kills at least 43 in Indian capital

A doctor at a government-run hospital says at least 34 people have died in a fire in central New Delhi.

UK parties in final hunt for votes before Thursday election

UK parties in final hunt for votes before Thursday election

Britain's political candidates have embarked on a final push for votes ahead of the country's general election, making last-ditch appeals to shore up support and persuade their backers to go to the polls.

New Delhi fire victims lived and worked in unsafe spaces

New Delhi fire victims lived and worked in unsafe spaces

The victims of a devastating factory fire in central New Delhi early Sunday lived in a dense neighborhood packed with thousands of poor migrant workers from different Indian states forced to live and work in buildings without proper ventilation and prone to fire.

N. Korea conducts 'important test' at once-dismantled site

N. Korea conducts 'important test' at once-dismantled site

North Korea says it has carried out a “very important test” at its long-range rocket launch site.

Ukraine faces new challenges in peace talks with Russia

Ukraine faces new challenges in peace talks with Russia

Ukraine's president sits down Monday for peace talks in Paris with Russian President Vladimir Putin in their first face-to-face meeting, and the stakes could not be higher.

Saudi gunman tweeted against US before naval base shooting

Saudi gunman tweeted against US before naval base shooting

A US official says investigators believe the Florida naval base gunman visited New York City, including Rockefeller Center, days before the shooting.

Japan empress turns 56, still recovering her mental health

Japan empress turns 56, still recovering her mental health

Japanese Empress Masako says she is happy to have completed her duties as part of Emperor Naruhito's enthronement rituals and pledges to keep up the work to support her husband.

Minister: Brazil can't stop deforestation without help

Minister: Brazil can't stop deforestation without help

Brazil's environment minister says the country can’t stop deforestation in the Amazon without the help of rich nations.

Ukraine, IMF reach $5.5 billion agreement

Ukraine, IMF reach $5.5 billion agreement

Ukraine and the International Monetary Fund have reached agreement on a new $5.

France braces for even worse travel woes, govt seeks answers

France braces for even worse travel woes, govt seeks answers

France's prime minister is holding special meetings amid fears that nationwide strikes will get worse in the coming days.

French activists use Macron portraits to urge climate action

French activists use Macron portraits to urge climate action

French activists have waved stolen portraits of President Emmanuel Macron at a protest to try to push France to do more to fight climate change.

Hong Kong protests mark 6-month mark with massive rally

Hong Kong protests mark 6-month mark with massive rally

Marchers are again expected to fill Hong Kong streets in a rally that will test the enduring appeal of the city's protest movement marking a half year of demonstrations.

Piero Terracina, Rome Jew who survived Nazi death camp, dies

Piero Terracina, Rome Jew who survived Nazi death camp, dies

Piero Terracina, one of the last survivors of Italy's tiny Jewish community who had been deported to Nazi death camps during World War II, has died.

SpaceX delivers 'mighty mice,' worms, robot to space station

SpaceX delivers 'mighty mice,' worms, robot to space station

A SpaceX cargo ship has arrived at the International Space Station, delivering “mighty mice,” worms and a smart, empathetic robot.

Venice tide barriers pass another test but skeptics remain

Venice tide barriers pass another test but skeptics remain

The underwater barriers meant to protect the Italian lagoon city of Venice from damaging high tides are a decade behind schedule and billions over budget.

Kenya building collapse toll hits 10 but 2 survivors found

Kenya building collapse toll hits 10 but 2 survivors found

Authorities in Kenya says two survivors have been found alive two days after a building collapsed in Nairobi.

Saudi restaurants no longer need to segregate women and men

Saudi restaurants no longer need to segregate women and men

Saudi Arabia has taken another step toward upending decades of conservative restrictions by removing required partitions and separate entrances at restaurants that had kept women and single men segregated.

SpaceX launches beer malt, caring robot and 'mighty mice'

SpaceX launches beer malt, caring robot and 'mighty mice'

SpaceX has launched a 3-ton shipment to the International Space Station, including “mighty mice" for a muscle study, a robot sensitive to astronauts' emotions and a miniature version of a brewery's malt house.

Pope names Manila Cardinal Tagle to major Vatican post

Pope names Manila Cardinal Tagle to major Vatican post

Pope Francis has named Manila Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle  to a major Vatican post, in a move that could boost the Asian prelate's chances of someday becoming pontiff himself.

Pope Francis prays to mark start of Italy's holiday season

Pope Francis prays to mark start of Italy's holiday season

Pope Francis says small gestures can improve a city's life, as he spoke at a religious ceremony to mark the official start of Rome's Christmas season.

6 arrested after off-duty fireman is killed in Germany

6 arrested after off-duty fireman is killed in Germany

German authorities say that two teenagers have been arrested after an off-duty firefighter was killed in an altercation between two couples and a group of youths in the southern city of Augsburg.

Lebanese-born donor of Hitler items welcomed in Israel

Lebanese-born donor of Hitler items welcomed in Israel

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin has welcomed a Lebanese-born Swiss real estate mogul who purchased Nazi memorabilia at a German auction and is donating the items to Israel.

NATO seminar canceled as US objects to anti-Trump speaker

NATO seminar canceled as US objects to anti-Trump speaker

The Danish Atlantic Council says it has canceled a U.

Protesters: Ukraine's leader must defend nation at summit

Protesters: Ukraine's leader must defend nation at summit

Several thousand people have rallied in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv to demand that the president defend the country's interests at a summit with Russia, Germany and France on ending the war in eastern Ukraine.

Official: Base shooter watched shooting videos before attack

Official: Base shooter watched shooting videos before attack

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