Chibok schoolgirl rescued from Boko Haram yearns to return home
Boko Haram's abduction of 200 schoolgirls in Nigeria sparked a global campaign #bringbackourgirls.
Aug 17, 2016
Chinese tourist spends two weeks in German refugee center after mixup
A Chinese tourist in Germany unwittingly signed an asylum application that got him stranded as a refugee for two weeks, according to reports.
Aug 8, 2016
Israel accuses World Vision Gaza representative of funding Hamas
World Vision, based in Federal Way, said given the information available to the the charity, it has no reason to believe that the allegations are true.
Aug 5, 2016
Syrian athletes’ Olympic dreams
The country torn by civil war will send seven athletes to the Rio Olympic games, but some Syrian top athletes won't get a chance to represent their country.
Aug 4, 2016
Turkey president Erdogan vows to quash attempted military coup
Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said the elected government remained in office. However, it appeared that those behind the coup had the upper hand initially.
Jul 15, 2016
France investigates whether Bastille Day attacker acted alone
Authorities looking for ties to terrorism groups. People who knew attacker say he wasn't religious.
Five Dallas police killed, seven wounded, in ambush after protest
The organizer of the protest, which had been peaceful, and other Black Lives Matter groups condemned the shooting.
Jul 8, 2016
Outrage, protests after second U.S. shooting of black man in two days
The Washington Post said Philando Castile was at least the 506th person and 123rd black American shot and killed by police so far in 2016.
Jul 7, 2016
Nearly 120 dead in Baghdad bombings claimed by Islamic State
Nearly 120 people were killed and 200 wounded in two bombings overnight in Baghdad, most of them in a busy shopping area as residents celebrated Ramadan.
Jul 3, 2016
Update: At least 28 killed after explosions hit Istanbul airport
Turkish officials said the attackers blew themselves up after shooting dozens of people at the Ataturk airport in Istanbul. At least 28 are dead.
Jun 28, 2016
Britain votes to leave EU
The Leave campaign was driven by concerns over immigration, loss of sovereignty and remote rule from Brussels.
Jun 23, 2016
U.S. Supreme Court upholds race-based college admissions
The court ruled 4-3 in favor of a University of Texas at Austin admissions policy intended to foster racial and ethnic diversity on campus.
British lawmaker fatally shot; EU referendum campaigns suspended
Jo Cox was a rising star in the Labour Party and an advocate for Britain remaining in the European Union. The motive for the attack was not yet known.
Jun 16, 2016
Free income for all? Swiss say ‘no thanks’
Swiss voters rejected by a wide margin on Sunday a proposal to introduce a guaranteed basic income for everyone.
Jun 6, 2016
Civilians trapped as Iraq army and Islamic State intensify battle in Fallujah
The latest offensive, which started May 23, is causing alarm among these organizations as more than 50,000 civilians remain trapped without resources.
May 31, 2016
Chicago immigrant claims U.S. retaliated over her activism
Ireri Unzueta, who was denied DACA renewal, says she worries other students who speak up about immigration issues could be targeted.
May 25, 2016
EgyptAir jet missing after mid-air plunge
The jet was less than a third full, with 66 people on board, including 30 Egyptian and 15 French nationals.
May 19, 2016
U.S. plans new wave of immigrant deportation raids
Reuters reports that raids are slated for May and June and would follow several months after a two-day sweep in Georgia, Texas and North Carolina.
May 12, 2016
Trump’s proposed Muslim travel ban would exempt London’s new mayor
But Sadiq Khan who was sworn in as mayor of the British capital on Saturday, dismissed Trump's response, saying Trump had an "ignorant view of Islam."
May 10, 2016