Turkey's vice-president said Saturday that his country is dispatching a survey vessel to join two drillships and another research boat to search for hydrocarbons off ethnically divided Cyprus.
Rather than tangle with a stronger U.S. military, Iran is poking and prodding its Western antagonists in ways apparently designed to avoid triggering war but that nonetheless seem to heighten the risk of missteps and miscalculation that could lead to an armed conflict with global consequences.
Kyoto Animation’s stories celebrated warmth and belonging. The fire is a tragic loss of life and legacy | Patrick Lum
The studio that nurtured creativity and treasured its staff made anime that found magic in the everyday
Like many fans, I wasn’t really aware of specific animation houses or companies when I first got into Japanese animation as a kid. Anime, as far as I was concerned, came from Japan: end of story. But over time, it became apparent that some of my favourite series and movies were all done by the same studio – a powerhouse named Kyoto Animation.
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President Donald Trump has pledged to take radical steps to reduce prescription drug prices in the US.
Robert Mueller's testimony before the U.S. Congress will depend not so much on what he says, but that he's even saying it at all.
Sandizile Malindiza learnt to make the traditional clothing of her country, formerly known as Swaziland, at 11-years-old.
British police are searching for two young men suspected of releasing an irritating gas on a London subway train.
- Democratic congresswoman hosts event in New York district
- Tells crowd Trump ‘sent me back to Queens’ with racist attack
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called for a “9/11-style commission” to investigate child separation on the border with Mexico on Saturday, and said the US government has a life-long responsibility to children it severed from their parents, to provide them with mental health support.
A decision to have U.S. President Trump's former communications director Sean Spicer throw out the first pitch at a Rhode Island minor league baseball game on "Pride Night at the Ballpark" is getting pushback.
Tory leadership rivals kept informed about spiralling crisis in the Gulf as ex-naval chief blasts governmentAdmiral Lord West: ‘our political establishment have been focused on the election of a new prime minister’
Brother tells of his family’s pain as 36-year investigation into missing Vatican teenager takes another bizarre twist
A missing teenager, an empty tomb, a swirl of dark theories, and the closed doors and habitual secrecy of the Vatican. It sounds like fiction, but it is a real-life mystery that has gripped Italy for more than three decades and has embroiled the powerful and inscrutable Holy See.
For 36 years, the family of Emanuela Orlandi has sought answers about the fate of the 15-year-old girl who vanished from the streets of Rome on her way to a flute lesson.
The American entertainer has been detained in Sweden since July 3, after an altercation in Stockholm. Celebrities, Twitter and a GoFundMe petition are clamoring for him to be let go.
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A new Trump administration rule says people seeking asylum must have already applied and been rejected in another country. Most are from Central America, but some are coming from Africa and elsewhere.
NPR's Sarah McCammon speaks with Karim Sadjadpour, a senior analyst at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, about the latest developments with Iran.
- Aldrin accompanies Mike Pence to launch site in Florida
- Vice-president repeats Trump push for Mars mission
As Donald Trump reiterated his determination that Americans should walk on Mars, Mike Pence marked the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing at the Apollo 11 launch site in Florida on Saturday.
Labor and Centre Alliance fear government will proceed with two key bills without recommended safeguards
The Morrison government is being accused of ignoring bipartisan recommendations and breaching commitments to reform the spy agency’s powers as it prepares a fresh push on national security when parliament resumes on Monday.
Labor and Centre Alliance fear the government is set to ignore advice to improve scrutiny of proposed new powers for the home affairs minister, Peter Dutton, to exclude citizens from Australia and to phase out Asio’s detention powers.
As 200 men enter their seventh year in limbo, Australia’s offshore detention experiment is winding down. But the loose ends left behind are devastating
For six years Shamindan Kanapathi has been lying to his parents.
Since 2013 the Sri Lankan refugee has been telling his mother and father he successfully made it to Australia and resettled safely in a new life. Only his siblings know that the 28-year-old has spent the entire time detained on Manus Island.
Emboldened by the body-positive movement and a sense of rage, a growing chorus is pushing back against a common custom
The media officer of one of the UK’s top medical schools doesn’t realise she hasn’t muted herself as she puts me on hold.
She sniggers with her colleague as she passes on my request – to speak to an expert on male circumcision – before informing me they don’t have one.
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