Pope Francis urges end to Chile’s Mapuche conflict

Pope Francis urges end to Chile’s Mapuche conflict

Image copyright ReutersImage caption Pope Francis said that violence turns a “just cause into a lie” Pope Francis has used a public address in Chile to denounce violence and call for unity in one of the country’s longest-running conflicts. Speaking...
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North and South Korean Teams to March as One at Olympics

North and South Korean Teams to March as One at Olympics

Mr. Trump has threatened the North with “fire and fury like the world has never seen” should it put the security of Americans and their allies at risk. Mr. Kim has called Mr. Trump a lunatic. The Olympics agreement could...
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Books News: Lupita Nyong’o to Publish a Children’s Book

Books News: Lupita Nyong’o to Publish a Children’s Book

Photo Actress Lupita Nyong’o at the National Board of Review awards gala in New York, on Jan. 9. Credit Lucas Jackson/Reuters Lupita Nyong’o, the Academy Award-winning actress and voice of Maz Kanata in “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” will publish...
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France scraps controversial Nantes airport proposal

France scraps controversial Nantes airport proposal

Image copyright ReutersImage caption Protesters react after the French government’s official announcement to abandon the project France has scrapped a controversial project to build an airport near the western city of Nantes, saying it did not have broad...
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‘Off-guard’ Australia spurred by MCG – Warner

‘Off-guard’ Australia spurred by MCG – Warner

11:36 AM ET Australia’s vice-captain David Warner has conceded England caught the hosts “off-guard” in the opening ODI match after the Ashes, but denies he was unready for the pace of Mark Wood, who dismissed him cheaply to set the...
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Carillion Collapse Could Lead to Thousands of Job Losses in U.K.

Carillion Collapse Could Lead to Thousands of Job Losses in U.K.

“We ensured that all but one of those contracts was a joint venture,” she added, meaning that “there is another company available to step in and take over the contract.” The Insolvency Service, a government agency, said on Wednesday that...
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Dashcam captures meteor exploding over Michigan night sky

Dashcam captures meteor exploding over Michigan night sky

A meteor entering the earth’s atmosphere exploded in the night sky over Michigan on Tuesday — burning so brightly that it was seen in Ontario.The meteor swept over the sky around 8:10 p.m. ET and registered a force equivalent to...
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Catalonia MPs elect separatist speaker as parliament reconvenes

Catalonia MPs elect separatist speaker as parliament reconvenes

Image copyright AFPImage caption With the election of Roger Torrent as speaker, separatist MPs have control of Catalonia’s parliament Catalan MPs in Barcelona have elected a pro-independence speaker at their first meeting since Madrid dissolved the regio...
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Brazil yellow fever: WHO warns travellers to Sao Paulo

Brazil yellow fever: WHO warns travellers to Sao Paulo

Image copyright ReutersImage caption Sao Paulo residents have been queuing to get their yellow fever vaccinations The Brazilian state of Sao Paulo, the country’s most populous, is at risk of yellow fever, the World Health Organization (WHO) is warning. T...
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Divers discover ‘world’s longest cave’

Divers discover ‘world’s longest cave’

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Brexit: Brits take EU rights bid to Dutch court

Brexit: Brits take EU rights bid to Dutch court

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption An ECJ decision would affect all British nationals living in the EU Five UK nationals are going to court in the Netherlands in a campaign to keep their EU citizenship after Brexit. They want a...
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