Israel-Gaza live updates: More than 810,000 flee Rafah, UNRWA says

Israel-Gaza live updates: More than 810,000 flee Rafah, UNRWA says

(NEW YORK) -- As the Israel-Hamas war crosses the seven-month mark, renewed negotiations are underway to secure the release of hostages taken by the terrorist organization, as Israeli forces continue to prepare for an apparent invasion of the southern Gazan town of Rafah.Here's how the news is developing. All times…
UK High Court allows Julian Assange to continue appealing extradition to US

UK High Court allows Julian Assange to continue appealing extradition to US

(LONDON) -- The U.K.’s High Court on Monday said Julian Assange can continue appealing his extradition to the United States, putting up the latest roadblock in America's years long effort to prosecute the WikiLeaks founder on charges of espionage.Assange is accused by the United States of conspiring with Chelsea Manning,…
US troops to leave Niger by mid-September: Officials

US troops to leave Niger by mid-September: Officials

(WASHINGTON) -- All of the remaining U.S. troops based in Niger will leave the country no later than mid-September, according to U.S. officials and a joint statement from the two countries.Both sides mutually agreed to a withdrawal deadline of September 15 after several days of meetings between May 15-19, according…
Why climate migration in Brazil has become a global crisis

Why climate migration in Brazil has become a global crisis

(BRAZIL) -- "It is absolutely, absurdly, extraordinarily serious what is happening in Rio Grande do Sul right now -- and unfortunately, it will get worse," Brazilian state governor Eduardo Leite said during a press conference at the onset of what has become the most severe climate catastrophe to impact the…
Slovakian prime minister’s condition stabilizes after assassination attempt

Slovakian prime minister’s condition stabilizes after assassination attempt

(LONDON) -- Slovakian Prime Minister Robert Fico's condition has been stabilized overnight following an assassination attempt, although his condition is still serious, his deputy said early Thursday.Fico, 59, was shot five times on Wednesday outside a government building in the town of Handlova, according to Slovakian Interior Minister Matus Sutaj…
Rwanda genocide tribunal comes to end after almost three decades

Rwanda genocide tribunal comes to end after almost three decades

(LONDON) -- The UN’s International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) has officially concluded after 29 years, the Office of the Prosecutor has announced.It comes as the last two fugitives indicted by the tribunal -- Ryandikayo and Charles Sikubwabo -- were successfully accounted for, ultimately confirmed as deceased.Ryandikayo and Sikubwabo were…