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The first debate of the 2020 Democratic US presidential race kicked off with a two-hour event featuring 10 candidates, including three senators, a mayor and several current or former members of Congress.
A new software problem has been found in the troubled Boeing 737 Max that is almost certain to further delay the plane’s return to flying after two deadly crashes.
US President Donald Trump and Democrats are blaming each other for the deaths of a migrant father and his toddler daughter.
The Republican-held Senate has passed a bipartisan 4.6 billion dollar measure to deliver aid to the US southern border.
The mother of a man who drowned alongside his young daughter while trying to reach the US has said she is comforted by how they clung to each other in their final moments.
Leading Democrats have said they hope a photo of the bodies of a migrant father and his baby daughter will challenge the Trump administration’s conscience.
Israel’s former prime minister Ehud Barak has announced he is returning to politics and is forming a new party that will aim to unseat prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu in upcoming elections.
There is no evidence from a preliminary investigation to suggest that a fire that destroyed large parts of Notre Dame Cathedral was criminal, the Paris prosecutor’s office has said.
Europeans were coping with Sahara-style conditions as a plume of hot air from Africa moved north across the Mediterranean.
Large parts of western and central Europe sweltered in scorching weather, with German authorities imposing motorway speed limits amid fears of buckling road surfaces and some French schools staying closed as a precaution.
The top leaders of Pakistan’s major opposition political parties have met in Islamabad to discuss how to oust the government of prime minister Imran Khan over his alleged failure in handling the country’s economic crisis.
The International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor has said she wants to open an investigation into alleged crimes against Rohingya Muslims as they fled Burma and into Bangladesh.
Pope Francis has complimented the people of Mexico during his weekly audience, praising them for being “so welcoming to migrants. God bless you”.
Ten presidential candidates, led by Senator Elizabeth Warren, will converge on the stage on the first night of Democratic debates to offer their pitches to voters and attempt a defining moment for their campaigns.
Three left-wing parties in Denmark are backing the centre-left Social Democrats to form a one-party minority government.
Doctors in Rome have warned of possible health hazards caused by overflowing rubbish bins in city streets as the Italian capital struggles with a renewed waste emergency aggravated by the summer heat.
North Korean and US officials are holding behind-the-scenes talks to set up a third summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un on the fate of the North’s expanding nuclear arsenal, according to South Korea’s president.
San Francisco has become the first major US city to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes after officials gave the measure its second and final vote.
The acting head of US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has resigned amid an uproar over the discovery of migrant children being held in pitiful conditions at one of the agency’s stations in Texas.
Robert Mueller has agreed to give evidence publicly before Congress on July 17 after Democrats issued subpoenas to compel him to appear, the chairmen of two House committees have announced.
Brazil’s Supreme Court has denied a petition to release former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva who is serving a sentence for corruption.
Dramatic footage showing the rescue of a newborn baby found alive inside a plastic bag in the woods has been released.
Melania Trump has announced that her long-time spokeswoman and confidante will succeed Sarah Sanders as White House press secretary.
Iran has warned that new US sanctions targeting its supreme leader mean “closing the doors of diplomacy” between Tehran and Washington as President Hassan Rouhani derided the White House as being “afflicted by mental retardation”.
Former world heavyweight boxing champion Wladimir Klitschko has said his boat trip off Spain with family and friends was cut short after a fire broke out on board.
A descendant of the last German kaiser has lost a court bid for the return of a castle overlooking the Rhine valley, part of which has been turned into a hotel.
Meteorologists have placed more than half of France, including around Paris, on alert for high temperatures as a heatwave was expected to spread across Europe.
The new US sanctions targeting Iran’s supreme leader and other top officials mean the “permanent closure” of diplomacy between Tehran and Washington, Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman has said.
Three astronauts have safely returned to Earth after spending more than six months aboard the International Space Station.
Iran’s UN ambassador has warned that the situation in the Persian Gulf is “very dangerous” and called talks with the US impossible in the face of escalating sanctions and intimidation.