Jerusalem CNN —On September 19, some 150 schools in East Jerusalem went on strike, keeping tens of thousands of students out of the classroom, to protest the introduction of Israeli textbooks. The strike in East Jerusalem – an area populated mostly by Pales...
London CNN Business —There was good news and bad in Friday’s revised data about the UK economy. It grew — marginally — in the second quarter of the year, rather than shrinking as previously estimated. And, according to the Bank of England, the economy is mo...
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso Reuters —Heavy gunfire was heard coming from the main military camp and some residential areas of Burkina Faso’s capital early on Friday morning, Reuters reporters said. Several armed soldiers were seen taking positions along the m...
Kabul, Afghanistan CNN —A suicide bomb attack on an education center in Kabul has killed at least 23 people, most of whom are believed to be young women, in the latest sign of the deteriorating security situation in the Afghan capital. The explosion took pl...
It was that it also came 50 years – almost to the very day – after Marcos Snr. placed his country under martial law, kick-starting a notorious 14-year period in which thousands of people were killed, tortured and imprisoned. As Marcos Jnr. Ferdinand E. Marc...
The Vatican on Thursday acknowledged that it had secretly disciplined East Timor bishop and Nobel Peace Prize winner Carlos Ximenes Belo two years ago, responding to allegations that he sexually abused boys in East Timor decades before. The Vatican’s acknow...
That movement helped push mortgage rates to their highest level, 6.7%, since — wait for it — July 2007. And in so many ways, the economic and financial angst playing out around the world is absolutely not a repeat of the run-up to the Great Recession. If th...
New York CNN —US officials are increasingly troubled by the United Kingdom’s proposal to slash taxes at a time of crushing inflation, a plan that has ignited turbulence in financial markets. UK Prime Minister Liz Truss’s tax-cut plan has drawn criticism fro...
London CNN Business —The German government announced plans to borrow €200 billion ($195 billion) to cap natural gas prices for households and businesses. That’s a bigger price tag than the £150 billion ($165 billion) the UK government is expected to borrow...
CNN —Brazil’s upcoming presidential election has been shrouded by an unprecedented climate of tension and violence. As the Oct. 2 vote approaches, episodes of harassment and attacks have intensified, with even neutral players like poll institutes turning in...
CNN —Marital rape was defined as rape in a landmark decision by India’s Supreme Court on Thursday. The country’s top court also stated that all women, regardless of their marital status, have the right to an abortion up until 24 weeks, the Press Trust of In...
Washington CNN Business —The United States has soundly defeated Russia in an election to control a United Nations body responsible for shaping global internet development, a contest viewed as geopolitically symbolic amid wider US-Russia tensions and an answ...
“You need to have strong, credible policies, and any policy missteps are punished,” said Chris Turner, global head of markets at ING. “While this is welcome, the fact that it needed to be done in the first place shows that the UK markets are in a perilous p...
CNN —US Vice President Kamala Harris will visit the Demilitarized Zone that divides North and South Korea on Thursday – one day after Pyongyang fired two ballistic missiles into the waters off its east coast. Harris arrived in Asia this week to attend the s...
CNN —The US scrambled an F-15 jet to shoot down an Iranian drone that appeared to be heading towards US forces in Erbil, Iraq, on Wednesday, a US official told CNN. US forces launched the jet after tracking dozens of Iranian short range ballistic missiles h...
Abu Dhabi, UAE CNN —A weeping Iranian woman is seen kneeling by her dead brother’s coffin as she slashes through her hair with a pair of scissors. Images like these have galvanized women across the world to join Iranian women protesting the death of 22-year...
New York CNN Business —Warning lights are flashing in the global economy as high inflation, drastic rate hikes and the war in Ukraine take their toll. There is currently a 98.1% chance of a global recession, according to a probability model run by Ned Davis...
Jerusalem CNN —At least four Palestinian men were killed and 44 wounded during an Israeli military raid and heavy clashes in Jenin Wednesday morning, Palestinian officials said, making it one of the deadliest days in the West Bank this year, which has alrea...
London CNN Business —The Bank of England said Wednesday it would buy UK government debt “on whatever scale is necessary” in an emergency intervention to halt a bond market crash that it warned could threaten financial stability. Markets fear the plan will d...
Here, abortions for non-Dutch residents can be carried out until 22 weeks, according to Dutch abortion providers, and nationals can access terminations up to 24 weeks. And in Spain, abortions past 14 weeks of pregnancy are only legal under extremely limited...

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