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Brazil police, troops carry out security operation near Rio

Brazil police, troops carry out security operation near Rio

Thousands of Brazilian police and soldiers have carried out a security operation near Rio de Janeiro as part of a crackdown aimed at curbing rising violence.…

Trial for Guatemala ex-officials in deadly youth home fire

Trial for Guatemala ex-officials in deadly youth home fire

A judge in Guatemala has ordered two ex-officials to stand trial in connection with the death of 41 girls in a fire at a state-run home for troubled youth.…

North Korea is executing, torturing and enslaving those who practice religion, US says in new report

North Korea is executing, torturing and enslaving those who practice religion, US says in new report

The North Korean regime has continued to position itself as the one of the world’s worst persecutors of all religious practices, according to a new report from the U.S State…

Manchester bombing ‘hero’ charged with stealing credit card

Manchester bombing ‘hero’ charged with stealing credit card

A homeless man who was praised for helping victims of the Manchester concert bombing has been charged with stealing a bank card from someone caught up in the attack.…

Ex-government aide launching new party to keep UK in the EU

Ex-government aide launching new party to keep UK in the EU

A former chief of staff to the U.K.’s Brexit minister says he will launch a new political party next month with the goal of keeping Britain in the European Union.…

Chloe Ayling relives terror of being kidnapped during first TV appearance since incident

Chloe Ayling relives terror of being kidnapped during first TV appearance since incident

British model Chloe Ayling has relived the terror of being snatched in her first TV appearance on This Morning – and blames her ex-agent for putting her in harm’s way.…

The Latest: Official: 200 dead in Sierra Leone mudslides

The Latest: Official: 200 dead in Sierra Leone mudslides

The Latest on xxxxxxx (all times local): Relatives dug through the mud in search of their loved ones and a morgue overflowed with bodies Monday after heavy rains and flooding…

Spain: Police arrest 3 Russians in killing of Italian

Spain: Police arrest 3 Russians in killing of Italian

Police in northeastern Spain have arrested three Russians accused of beating a 22-year-old Italian man to death in the seaside resort town of Lloret de Mar.…

Strong earthquake strikes off Indonesian island of Sumatra

Strong earthquake strikes off Indonesian island of Sumatra

A strong earthquake struck Sunday off the coast of southern Sumatra in Indonesia, causing panic as it was felt several hundred miles (kilometers) away in Singapore.…

Hundreds suffer symptoms in Iran chlorine leak

Hundreds suffer symptoms in Iran chlorine leak

Iranian state TV is reporting that more than 300 people suffered respiratory and other problems after a chlorine gas leakage in the country’s south.…