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US bars Saudi diplomat over killing of Jamal Khashoggi

Mohammed al-Otaibi was the Saudi consul general in Istanbul when Khashoggi was killed in the consulate.

Brazil’s Bolsonaro calls activist Greta Thunberg a ‘brat’

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday called young Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg a “brat” after she expressed concern about the slayings of indigenous Brazilians in the Amazon.

Greenland’s accelerating ice losses are now in line with highest sea-level scenario, scientists say

The Greenland ice sheet’s losses have accelerated so fast since the 1990s it is now shedding more than seven times as much ice each year, according to 89 scientists who use satellites to study the area.

Czech hospital shooting leaves at least 6 dead

A gunman killed six people Tuesday after opening fire at close range in a hospital waiting room in the eastern Czech city of Ostrava.

5 things to know about the impeachment announcement by House Democrats

Here's what happened, what didn't, and what's next.

Cyclone hits Madagascar, killing nine and making 1,400 homeless

Belna has hit northwestern Madagascar, with nine dead and three missing from the first tropical storm of the season, officials said.

Six dead from New Zealand volcano as helpers describe horror

Survivors of a powerful volcanic eruption in New Zealand ran into the sea to escape the scalding steam and ash and emerged covered in burns, say those who first helped them.

Finland’s parliament picks world’s youngest sitting premier

Finland’s parliament has chosen Sanna Marin as the country’s new prime minister, making the 34-year-old the world’s youngest sitting head of government.