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Nigerian soldiers 'rescued' women, then starved and raped them, Amnesty International says

A new report from Amnesty International says the Nigerian military is guilty of war crimes in its fight against Boko Haram.

Israeli Supreme Court rejects challenge to open-fire rules

Israel’s Supreme Court has rejected a legal challenge to the military’s rules on when soldiers can fire their weapons amid weeks of violent protests that have killed dozens of Palestinians on the border with Gaza.

Truckers’ strike leads to fuel shortages in Brazil

A strike by Brazilian truckers backed up exports and caused fuel shortages Thursday as the government tried to end the work stoppage before it caused more damage to Latin America’s largest economy.

Argentina abortion bill to be voted in lower house in June

Lawmakers in Argentina’s lower house say they will vote next month on legislation that would legalize elective abortion.

Putin meets Macron, says North Korea summit end regrettable

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that North Korea fulfilled its promises ahead of the canceled summit between President Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un.

US pressure on Hezbollah may hamper Lebanese government

Growing U.S. pressure on Lebanon’s Iranian-backed Hezbollah group, including a new wave of sanctions targeting its top leadership, may hamper the formation of a new government that caretaker Prime Minister Saad Hariri was overwhelmingly chosen to form on Thursday.

Six things to know about Ireland's abortion vote

For women in Ireland, abortion is punishable by 14 years in prison. Friday's referendum could change that.

Venezuela’s President Maduro takes oath as president-elect

Nicolas Maduro has been sworn in as Venezuela’s president-elect, months before he’s due to formally take the oath of office next year for a second term.

Black customers were thrown out of KFC in Berlin over 'vandalism.' They say all they did was 'laugh' loudly.

The person who uploaded the video is being charged with violating the privacy rights of police officers.

The bad timing of Trump's North Korea letter

Trump's decision came as North Korea destroyed a nuclear test site — with U.S. reporters in the country.

Cyclone Mekunu poses severe and possibly unprecedented storm threat to Oman

It could make landfall with the strength of a Category 3 hurricane. No recorded storm that strong has ever hit the country.

Sessions taps Zachary Terwilliger to lead high-profile Va. U.S. Attorney’s Office

The office is at the center of some of the Justice Dept.’s biggest cases, including the WikiLeaks investigation.
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