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Death Toll in Migrant Boat Capsize Thought to Be 800: U.N.

The U.N.'s refugee agency said if more than 800 are dead as it believes, it would be the worst disaster in the Mediterranean it has ever recorded.

Doomed Smuggling Ship's Captain Accused of Manslaughter

Survivors have told rescuers there were up to 950 migrants aboard the doomed smuggling vessel.

This American Is Taking Migrant Crisis In His Own Hands

MOAS has teamed up with Medecins Sans Frontieres for the Phoennix's next voyage.

Saudi-Led Coalition Ends Yemen Bombing Operation

The Saudi-led airstrike coalition campaign in Yemen is ending after nearly a month of pounding Iran-allied Houthi rebels, according to a statement.

Solar Impulse 2 Arrives in Nanjing

The solar powered plane landed in eastern China, completing the sixth leg of its voyage around the world.

Captain of Deadly Shipwreck Boat Arrested

The captain blamed for the drowning of hundreds of migrants was taken away by Italian police after arriving in Sicily - arrested on suspicion of multiple homicide.

High-Seas Standoff: U.S. Ready to Intercept Iranian Convoy

An American aircraft carrier and guided missile cruiser are safely to the northeast, U.S. officials say.

Albinos in Malawi Face Superstition-Fueled Violence

Authorities in East Africa are cracking down on a rising wave of violence against albinos whose body parts are prized in black magic.

Bill Clinton: 'Minor Miracle' Pakistan's Fissile Stock Hasn't Been Stolen

Former President Bill Clinton talks about Iran and nuclear weapons while speaking to a group in Washington, D.C., Tuesday.

NATO to Hold Major Cyber Defense Drill in Estonia

About 400 experts will participate in a major cyber drill in Estonia this week as part of NATO's efforts to bolster its anti-hacking abilities.

Kerry Says Past Cuba Policy May Have Isolated U.S. More Than Havana

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry talks about the Obama administration's policy shift toward Cuba Tuesday in Washington, D.C.

I'm 'Chilling in Istanbul,' U.S. Terror Suspect Told Friend

Abdirahman Mohamud told a high-school buddy he was on vacation. But investigators say he traveled to Turkey to join an al Qaeda affiliate.

South Africa Deploys Army Over Anti-Foreigner Violence

The latest wave of anti-immigrant attacks began almost three weeks ago in parts of the coastal city of Durban and quickly spread to Johannesburg.

Queen Elizabeth's 89th Birthday Marked With 41-Gun Salute

London's Hyde Park echoed to the sound gunfire to celebrate Queen's birthday. The monarch is spending the day quietly with family at Windsor Castle.

Enthusiastic Nazi Who Says He Never Killed Goes on Trial

Oskar Groening, a 93-year-old former bookkeeper at Auschwitz, went on trial in Germany on Tuesday.

Australia's East Coast Hammered by Storms

Winds of up to 85 mph, torrential rain battered Australia's east coast, killing at least three people and cutting power to more than 200,000 homes.

'Accountant of Auschwitz' Oskar Groening Appears in German Court

93-year-old former guard accused of being accessory to the murder of 300,000 people in Auschwitz between May and June 1944.

Egypt's Islamist Ex-President Jailed for 20 Years

Former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi was sentenced to 20 years in jail Tuesday on charges relating to the deaths of protesters.

Cairo Court Sentences Egypt's Former President Morsi to 20 Years

With accused locked inside soundproof glass cage, judge Ahmed Youssef read the sentences imposed on Mohammed Morsi and fellow defendants.

Making Tracks! Japan's Train Breaks World Speed Record

The seven car Maglev — short for magnetic levitation — beat the 366 mph record it set last week.

Daughter, Boyfriend Jailed for Mom's Suitcase Slaying

An American man has been convicted of murdering his girlfriend's mother and sentenced to 18 years in jail.

Heather Mack Sentenced to 10 Years for Killing Her Mother

In passing sentence, three-judge panel said it was lenient toward 19-year-old Mack because she recently gave birth to a baby.

Six Minnesota Men Charged in Plot to Help ISIS

Six Minnesota men have been charged with plotting to go to Syria and help ISIS, federal authorities announced on Monday.

Prototype Train Breaks Own Speed Record Clocking 374mph

Japan Railway's magnetic levitation train touched 603kph (374mph) on a test track near Mount Fuji. Commercial operating speed will be set at 313mph.

U.S. Man Sentenced to 18 Years in Bali Suitcase Murder Trial

Tommy Schaefer convicted of murdering his girlfriend's mother, Sheila von Wiese-Mack, whose body was found in an abandoned suitcase on island of Bali.

AC/DC Star Offered $153K to Have Ex-Employee 'Taken Out'

AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd pleaded guilty Tuesday to a charge of threatening to kill a man who used to work for him.

AC/DC Drummer Pleads Guilty To Charge of Threatening to Kill

Phil Rudd admitted making threats and possessing drugs. Outside the New Zealand court his lawyer Craig Tuck said sentence hearing will be in June.

U.S. Warships Prepared to Intercept Iranian Convoy

An Iranian convoy, escorted by warships from the Iranian military and Revolutionary Guard forces, appears headed for Yemen, officials said.

Captain and Crew Member Arrested After Deadly Capsize

The captain of a ship that capsized off Libya, killing 900 migrants, was charged with reckless multiple homicide. A crew member was also arrested.

Hundreds of Migrants Lost in Desperate European Voyages

Hundreds of migrants have been lost at sea in the past weeks as more and more refugees fleeing conflicts in Libya and Syria seek asylum in Europe. News | Awards & Certificates | Promote Us | Contact Us | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Uninstall Info

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