India Approves Death Penalty For Child Rapists Amid Outrage Over Recent Cases

In the emergency meeting called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the cabinet passed an executive order to amend the criminal law.

At Least 5 Dead In Violent Clashes In Nicaragua Over Social Security Changes

Thousands take to the streets as discontent with government crackdowns builds amid roiling protests.

Kangaroo Dies After Visitors At Chinese Zoo Hurl Rocks To Force Her To Jump

A male kangaroo at the same zoo was injured after a brick chunk was thrown at him.

North Korea Suspends Nuclear And Missile Tests: State Media

Pyongyang also plans to close down a site from where it conducted nuclear tests in the past.

Democrats Sue Russia And Trump Campaign, Alleging Conspiracy In 2016 Election

The party alleged that top officials in Trump’s campaign conspired with Russia to hurt Hillary Clinton .

German Theater Gives Free Hitler Play Tickets To People Wearing Swastikas

Prosecutors declined to investigate, saying the giveaway is protected as artistic expression.

Miguel Diaz-Canel Elected President Of Cuba, Ending 60 Years Of Castro Rule

The 57-year-old former vice president vowed to “give continuity to the Cuban revolution.”

Queen Elizabeth Publicly Supports Prince Charles As The Next Commonwealth Leader

It’s the first time the queen has backed the Prince of Wales as her successor.

South Korea Working To Formally End The Korean War. Yes, That Korean War.

For more than 60 years, an official peace treaty has remained elusive. Until now.

Here’s The Truth About The Caravan Of Migrants Trump Keeps Going On About

“If I could offer something to my kids in Honduras, don’t you think I would be there?” one migrant said.

South Korean Actress Who Was Kidnapped And Forced To Make North Korean Films Dies At 92

“All of a sudden a guy grabbed me by the arms. Before I knew it, I was onboard. All the blood drained from my head to my toes.”

Raul Castro To Step Down As Cuba’s President

Vice President Miguel Diaz-Canel — who is, significantly, not a Castro — is expected to succeed him.

Trump Delays Imposing New Sanctions On Russia: Official

Nikki Haley had said that Washington was preparing new sanctions over Russia’s support of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

FALSE ALARM: No New Missile Attack On Syrian Air Defenses, Pro-Assad Commander Says

The commander attributed the malfunction to “a joint electronic attack” by Israel and the U.S. targeting the Syrian radar system.

Russian Reporter Maxim Borodin Dies After Mysterious Balcony Fall

Friends say he’d been attacked in the past for his reporting.

Syrian Air Defense Shoots Down Missiles Near Airbase: State Media

A Pentagon spokesman said there was no U.S. military activity in that area at this time.

Explosions Heard In Rural Area Near Aleppo

The cause of the explosion was not immediately clear, said The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

Tens Of Thousands In Hungary Protest Far-Right Leader Viktor Orbán

There is widespread concern that Hungary is drifting away from democracy.

A Syrian Man Has Been Stranded In A Malaysian Airport Terminal For Weeks

“I’m desperate for help. I can’t live in this airport any longer, the uncertainty is driving me crazy,” he said.

Father Seeking Justice For Teen’s Alleged Rape At Hands Of Indian Lawmaker Dies In Custody

The case has provoked nationwide outrage in India, where police have been accused of covering up the assault of a girl.

Soviet Nerve Agent Poisoned Ex-Russian Spy And Daughter, Watchdog Confirms

An international chemical weapons group’s analysis confirms British tests on the poison — and further points to Russia as the culprit.

Syrian Government Forces Have Reportedly Taken Control Of Douma

As some 40,000 residents fled, Russian military police were deployed in the town.

Muslim Australian Founder Of Youth Without Borders Is Denied Entry Into U.S.

Yassmin Abdel-Magied, stopped on her way to a New York event, was scheduled to give a presentation titled “No Country for Young Muslim Women.”

What You Need To Know About The Suspected Syrian Chemical Attack

Trump ordered military strikes on Syria in response to the attack.

Report: Algerian Military Plane Crashes Near The Capital, Killing Over 250

TV footage showed crowds gathering around the smoking and flaming wreckage near Boufarik airport southwest of Algiers.

Myanmar Judge Refuses To Dismiss Case Against 2 Jailed Reuters Reporters

“We are deeply disappointed with the court’s decision,” Reuters President and Editor-in-Chief Stephen J. Adler said.

Airlines Warned To Exercise Caution Ahead Of Possible Strikes In Syria

Air traffic control agency Eurocontrol issued the warning in the eastern Mediterranean for the next 72 hours.

112-Year-Old Japanese Man Is World’s Oldest Living Male

The record holder’s granddaughter says he credits his longevity to sweets.

Videos Emerging Amid Gaza Protests Spark Concern Over Israel’s Response

Several images and videos appear to show Israeli soldiers shooting Palestinians who pose no immediate threat.

Poisoned Daughter Of Russian Spy Released From Hospital

“This is not the end of her treatment but marks a significant milestone.�