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Jan 23, 2020
Prosecutors say Isabel dos Santos, billionaire daughter of Angola's ex-president, engaged in rampant financial misconduct — following the release of over 700,000 documents known as the Luanda Leaks.
Jan 23, 2020
In a unanimous decision, a 17-judge panel said Myanmar must take steps to protect the Muslim minority Rohingya, who "remain extremely vulnerable" after a brutal 2017 crackdown by the military.
Jan 23, 2020
The International Court of Justice in the Hague on Thursday approved emergency measures to protect Myanmar's Muslim minority Rohingya. Gambia has accused Myanmar of genocide against the Rohingya.
Jan 23, 2020
The alleged hacking of Jeff Bezos' smartphone by Saudi Arabia puts the spotlight on the Bezos-owned Washington Post, which angered the Saudis, and the National Enquirer, which he accuses of blackmail.
Jan 23, 2020
Israel is hosting dozens of world leaders on Thursday to mark 75 years since the liberation of Auschwitz, but battles over history and anti-semitism are overshadowing an event about the past.
Jan 23, 2020
Opening statements continue in the president's impeachment trial. A Chinese city suspends public transportation over the coronavirus. And, a court approves measures to protect Myanmar's Rohingya.
Jan 23, 2020
The crash occurred south of the capital, Canberra, as Australia continues battling massive fires that have scorched a Pennsylvania-size section of the country.
Jan 23, 2020
Transportation in and out of the city of 11 million is being shut down as cases of the coronavirus are being reported throughout China and abroad. Wuhan is believed to be the contagion's epicenter.
Jan 22, 2020
Strict Senate rules allow the following on the chamber floor during the impeachment trial: water, candy and ... milk. The presence of milk during the trial has become a hot topic on social media.
Jan 22, 2020
NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Zhenzhong Si, postdoctoral fellow at the University of Waterloo, about why China's "wet markets" remain popular despite public health concerns tied to disease outbreaks.
Jan 22, 2020
Tactics such as blocking highways and forcing closure of government offices have now set the protest movement, which began in early October, on a more dangerous collision course with security forces.
Jan 22, 2020
The virus that has emerged in China is part of a family known as coronaviruses. Here's how some of the best-known coronaviruses compare with this newly identified member of the viral family.
Jan 22, 2020
After Mexican officials fought to stop a migrant caravan from entering, Saury Vallecilla Ortega was temporarily separated from her youngest child and feared for the worst.
Jan 22, 2020
It's the most dramatic change in the wake of the newly discovered virus, which has so far infected some 500 individuals and killed 17. Will it help stem the outbreak?
Jan 22, 2020
U.N. human rights experts said they were gravely concerned by reports that a WhatsApp account held by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was used to hack The Washington Post owner's phone.