North Korea says it tested rail-launched ballistic missiles

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said Thursday it successfully launched ballistic missiles from a train for the first time and was continuing to bolster its defenses, after the two Koreas test-fired missiles hours apart in dueling displays of military might. Wednesday’s launches underscored a return of the tensions between the rivals amid a More...

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Prince Philip’s will to remain private for 90 years, court decides

LONDON — The will of Prince Philip, the late husband of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth, will be sealed and remain private for at least 90 years to preserve the monarch’s dignity, a judge at London’s More...

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China, France furious at new U.S. security alliance with Australia, Britain

HONG KONG — America’s new security alliance with Australia and Britain was always likely to be greeted with fury by China, the unspoken target of Washington’s latest effort to reinforce its influence in More...

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France says it killed ISIS leader behind deaths of U.S. soldiers, hails big victory

PARIS — France killed the leader of the Islamic State group in the Greater Sahara, French officials said Thursday, calling him “enemy No. 1” in protracted anti-terrorism efforts in the region. French President More...

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How Qatar’s role in Afghanistan evacuations restored U.S. relations

IE 11 is not supported. For an optimal experience visit our site on another browser. Qatar was a major player in the U.S. evacuation strategy in Afghanistan. The country helped airlift roughly 58,000 More...

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More than 1,400 dolphins killed in traditional Faeroe Islands hunt

IE 11 is not supported. For an optimal experience visit our site on another browser. Disturbing video shows more than 1,400 dolphins killed in a single day off the coast of the Faeroe Islands, a North More...

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Paris terror attacks suspect says deaths were ‘nothing personal’

PARIS — The key defendant in the 2015 Paris attacks trial said Wednesday the coordinated killings were in retaliation for French airstrikes on the Islamic State group, calling the deaths of 130 innocent people More...

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More than 1,400 dolphins killed in Faroe Islands hunt, stirring fresh anger over old tradition

Dolphin hunting is a centuries-old practice in the Faroe Islands. But the tradition is facing fresh scrutiny after more than 1,400 of the aquatic mammals were killed Sunday in a record-breaking slaughter that More...

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Hong Kong activists imprisoned for months over Tiananmen vigil

HONG KONG — Nine Hong Kong pro-democracy activists were sentenced to between six and 10 months in prison on Wednesday for taking part in an unauthorized assembly at last year’s vigil for the victims More...

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Chinese court rules against plaintiff in major #MeToo case

BEIJING — A Beijing court ruled late Tuesday against the plaintiff in a high-profile Chinese sexual harassment case, saying there was insufficient evidence to support her claims, a decision likely to deal More...