TIME Magazine : International (195)

Oil Truck Explosion Kills At Least 148 People in Pakistan

The death toll could rise

Egypt's President Ratifies Deal to Transfer Islands to Saudi Arabia

Egypt's president has ratified a disputed 2016 agreement under which his country would transfer control of two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia

'Not Safe for People to Sleep in Overnight.' 4 London Public Housing Towers Evacuated

, Britain's fire-safety crisis expanded substantially Saturday as authorities revealed that 27 high-rise apartment blocks across the country have cladding that failed fire safety tests. London officials scrambled to evacuate four public housing towers after experts found them “not safe for ...

British Parliament Investigating Cyberattack on Lawmaker Accounts

Officials are investigating "attempts to access parliamentary user accounts"

Turkey Bans Gay Pride March in Istanbul

Officials cited safety reasons

Death Toll Climbs to 85 After 3 Attacks in Pakistan

, The death toll from twin blasts in the northwestern town of Parachinar climbed to 67 Saturday, bringing the overall death toll from three separate attacks in Pakistan to 85, with several others in critical condition, officials said. Shahid Khan, a government official in Parachinar, confirmed the ...

Google Doodle Celebrates 2017 World Taekwondo Championships in South Korea

The competition is second to only the Olympics

More Than 120 People Buried by Landslide in China Village

More than 120 people were buried by a landslide that caused huge rocks and a mass of earth to come crashing into their homes in a mountain village in southwestern China early Saturday, officials said

Suicide Bomber Blows Himself Up Near Grand Mosque in Mecca

A suicide bomber blew himself up near the Grand Mosque in Mecca as police disrupted a plot to target the holiest site in Islam just as the fasting month of Ramadan ends, Saudi security forces said Saturday.

'The Grenfell Fire Changes Everything': 800 London Homes Evacuated Over Safety Concerns

Repairs are expected to take two to four weeks

These Are the Most Colorful Places on Earth

See nature at its best

5 Reasons Why America Is Still a Strong Liberal Democracy

In 1997, Fareed Zakaria wrote an important article for Foreign Affairs detailing the rise of “illiberal democracy” around the world. He contrasted the term with “liberal democracy,” which he described as “marked not only by free and fair elections, but also by the rule ...

What the Destruction of the Mosul Mosque Shows About ISIS

The leveling of the historic mosque is emblematic of the painful reality of the battle for Mosul

5 People Are Dead After Being Electrocuted at Water Park

Turkish media reports say five people — three of them children — were electrocuted at a water park pool in northwest Turkey and have died

Quiz: How Well Did You Pay Attention to the News This Week?

From Uber's scandals to the Georgia special election, see how well you know what happened this week

The Continuing Urgency of the Grenfell Tower Inferno

In the days since the fire, Grenfell Tower has been held up as a tragic symbol of the social ills facing Britain

Police Confirm Cause of Grenfell Tower Fire That Killed 79 People

The blaze was touched off by a refrigerator fire

North Korea Calls Itself the 'Biggest Victim' in Otto Warmbier's Death

North Korea on Friday called itself the "biggest victim" in the death of an American student who was detained for more than a year and died days after being released in a coma

Toilet Charity Plans to Rename Indian Village After President Trump

A toilet charity is leading an effort to rename a tiny north Indian village after President Donald Trump

Austria's Highest Court to Rule On Dispute Over Hitler's Birth Home

The owner of the house Adolf Hitler was born is disputing the right of the Austrian government to seize the property

North Korea Denies Torturing American Detainee Otto Warmbier

His family and others have blamed North Korea for his condition

Norway Has Threatened to Cut Funds to Brazil Unless Deforestation Slows

Oslo has contributed $1.1 billion to Brazil's Amazon fund since 2008

Chinese Authorities Crack Down on Streaming to Create a 'Cleaner Cyberspace'

The government wants to "create a cleaner cyberspace"

A Car Bomb in Southwest Pakistan Has Killed at Least 11 People and Wounded 20

Some people remain in critical condition

What To Expect From Narendra Modi's First Meeting With Donald Trump

The two world leaders will hold their first face to face meeting at the White House on June 26

Arab Neighbors Demand Qatar Shutter Al-Jazeera and Cut Ties With Iran to End Diplomatic Row

Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain cut ties to Qatar this month over allegations the country funds terrorism

North Korea Just Tested a Rocket Engine That Could Be Used In a Long-Range Missile

U.S. officials believe the test could be part of a long-range missile program

Theresa May Offers Hope for E.U. Citizens After Brexit, Winning Guarded Praise

Britain's Prime Minister said the fate of E.U. citizens will be a top priority in Brexit negotiations

Fitness Blogger Dies After Whipped Cream Dispenser Explodes, Family Says

"Life is beautiful," she wrote in a recent post. "We don't have a credit on time so let's enjoy it to the fullest"

Champs-Elysees Attacker Who Drove Into Police Car Pledged Allegiance to ISIS: Prosecutor

, A French prosecutor says a man who was killed when he drove a car packed with arms and explosives into a police convoy had pledged allegiance to the leader of ISIS. Paris Prosecutor Francois Molins said Thursday the attacker had a huge cache of weapons both at home and in the vehicle used…

600 Buildings May Have Similar Flammable Panels to Grenfell Tower

, Tests so far have found that at least seven high-rise apartment buildings in England have combustible external panels like the ones believed to have contributed to a fire that killed 79 people in London, Prime Minister Theresa May's office said Thursday. Downing Street said 600 buildings in the ...

3 Ways Societies Counted Populations Before the U.S. Census

From knotted threads to parish surveys

600 Buildings May Have Similar Flammable Panels to Grenfell Tower

, Some 600 buildings in England could have been fitted with flammable external panels like the ones believed to have contributed to a fire that killed at least 79 people in a west London apartment building, Prime Minister Theresa May's Downing Street office said. Government facilities testing ...

Church of England Head Says It Helped Hide Sexual Abuse

, The head of the Church of England has said that the institution “colluded” with and helped to hide the long-term sexual abuse of young men by one of its former bishops. Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury, made the statement Thursday as the church published a review of how it ...

Prince Philip Leaves London Hospital After Being Treated for Infection

, Prince Philip was discharged Thursday from a London hospital after he was treated for an infection, Buckingham Palace said. Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, was admitted to the King Edward VII Hospital on Tuesday as a precautionary measure after he fell ill with an infection related to ...

Helmut Kohl

Reunification Architect

At Least 29 Dead After Suicide Car Bombing Outside Bank in Afghanistan

, The governor of Afghanistan's southern Helmand province has raised the death toll in the suicide car bombing outside a bank there to 29, saying most of those killed in the explosion were civilians. Hayatullah Hayat, the provincial governor, says the attack on Thursday outside the Kabul Bank in the ...

Crowdfunding Campaign Honors Khadija Saye, the Young Artist Who Died in the London Blaze

Khadija Saye, a 24-year-old artist, died in the London high-rise fire

Step Aside, Fidget Spinner. China's 'Toothpick Crossbow' Is the Ultimate Taboo Toy

These miniature plastic or metal ballistas can fire a toothpick with enough force to pierce cardboard

The World's Population Is Forecast to Reach 9.8 Billion By the Year 2050

Roughly 83 million people are added to the world's population every year

Canadian Woman Demands 'White Doctor' in Video Captured at Walk-In Clinic

A Canadian woman at a walk-in clinic on Sunday demanded that her son be treated by a “white doctor,” launching into a rant that was captured on video as others in the waiting room accused her of being “extremely rude and racist.” “Can I see a doctor please that's white, ...

ISIS Just Destroyed One of Iraq's Most Iconic Mosques

Fighters detonated explosives inside the mosque and minaret

The White House, Wonder Woman and What to Know About Thucydides

A primer on the Ancient Greek historian who's having a moment

What Happened to Amelia Earhart? These Dogs Are on a Mission to Sniff Out Her Remains

The famed aviator's final location has been a mystery for decades

Queen Elizabeth Outlines U.K. Government Agenda in Scaled-Down Speech

There was no mention of President Donald Trump's invitation for a state visit

Saudi Arabia Has a New Top Prince

What to know about a historic political shift in the kingdom

Britain's Prince Philip Has Been Admitted to Hospital With an Infection

The palace says it's a precautionary measure and he is in good spirits

Activists in China Saved 1,000 Animals From Slaughter Ahead of an Annual Dog Meat Festival

Up to 20 million dogs and four million cats are killed annually in China for human consumption

Militants Storm a Southern Philippine Village as the Battle for Nearby Marawi Continues

The militants used human shields as they engaged in gun battle with government troops

White House Sends Jared Kushner into Israel to Kickstart Peace Efforts

The Trump Administration begins an intensive round of Middle East peacemaking with the arrival in Jerusalem this week of President Trump's personal envoys Jason Greenblatt and Jared Kushner, the first of what the White House says will be “many visits” as they pursue Trump's ...