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Erdogan’s push for power creates new chaos

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Three Ebola patients fled quarantine in Congo, sparking fears that the...

Health officials in Congo are anxious to contain the country’s deadly Ebola outbreak — which has already spread to an urban area — before the situation gets any worse. But controlling the virus may have just gotten tougher.

A couple went on a dream fishing trip in Iceland —...

Brian Schumacher and Janet Veit had been posting photos from their adventures — showing the pair posing behind a cutout of Viking explorers or simply capturing their view of a breathtaking waterfall.

Oxford University criticized for failing on diversity

LONDON — Oxford University, one of the most prestigious universities in the world, came under renewed attack Wednesday for not doing enough to diversify its student body.

He told his ex he had a new girlfriend. She poured...

They met on a dating website for people with HIV and spent five not-entirely-blissful years together. Co-workers sometimes saw scratches on Mark van Dongen, courtesy of Berlinah Wallace’s jealous outbursts. Enraged during one fight, Wallace had poured boiling water on him. By August 2015, van Dongen had had enough, the BBC reported.

U.S. ambassador to Israel receives a photo replacing Jerusalem’s holiest Muslim...

In a image released on Tuesday, U.S. Ambassador David Friedman can be seen laughing and smiling — while standing next to an aerial view of Jerusalem that has been digitally altered to have a Jewish temple in place of the one of Islam’s holiest sites.

Israel court halts immediate expulsion of Human Rights Watch head

JERUSALEM — An Israeli court issued an interim injunction on Wednesday temporarily preventing Israel’s Interior Ministry from deporting Omar Shakir, the Israel and Palestine director at Human Rights Watch. Shakir, a U.S.

Delhi archbishop in hot water after urging prayers for India’s democracy...

NEW DELHI — A letter from the Archbishop of New Delhi asking priests to “pray” for India in the midst of what he called threats to the country’s democracy in a “turbulent political atmosphere” has raised the ire of Hindu nationalist politicians and even prompted one politician to call for India to sever ties with the […]

Saudis and Emiratis face the pitfalls of courting Trump

Want smart analysis of the most important news in your inbox every weekday along with other global reads, interesting ideas and opinions to know? Sign up for the Today’s WorldView newsletter. President Obama may have been an internationally popular world leader, but that popularity didn’t extend to Arab governments.

Danish minister: Muslims fasting is ‘dangerous for us all’

There are about 250,000 Muslims living in Denmark, and the Danish integration minister thinks that those fasting for Ramadan are better off staying at home until the month-long holiday is over.