The Globe and Mail : International (151)

Russia takes Tokyo to task over defence alliance with U.S.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov expresses concerns Washington using Japanese territory for military build-up

London police stand down after Oxford Street incident

Police say they found no evidence of previously reported gunshots, and that there were no casualties.

Will realignment in the Middle East lead to rare stability or an eruption?

Not only has the crisis in Lebanon been defused by the return of prime minister Saad Hariri – at least temporarily – the rest of the Middle East is undergoing a realignment

Trump said U.S. to stop supplying arms to Kurdish Syrian fighters: Turkish minister

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu was in President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's office during his call with Trump

Hope fades as search for Argentine submarine enters ninth day

Argentine President says search will continue

Hope fades as search for Argentine submarine enters ninth day

Hopes diminished that the 44 crew members on a Argentine submarine missing for nine days would be found alive after evidence pointed to the possibility that it had exploded and because it only had a seven-day supply of oxygen.

Saudi Crown Prince calls Iran's Supreme Leader 'the new Hitler'

Mohammed bin Salman suggests the Islamic Republic's alleged expansion needs to be confronted

Egypt mosque attack: Death toll rises to 235, state media says

No group immediately claimed responsibility, but Egyptian security forces have battled a stubborn Islamic State affiliate in the region since 2013

Police investigate claims of sexual abuse at Beijing kindergarten

Parents said their children, some as young as three, relayed troubling accounts of a naked adult male conducting purported 'medical checkups' on students, who were also unclothed

Dozens killed in militant attack on mosque in Egypt: state news

At least 54 people were killed and 75 more wounded after suspected militants targeted a mosque in Egypt's north Sinai with a bomb and gunfire, MENA state news agency said on Friday

Worried about NAFTA's fate, Wynne calls for more trade with China

Ontario Premier says she feels 'less optimistic' about Canada's trade deal with the U.S.

Surgeon says North Korea's wounded defector a 'nice guy,' likes CSI

Surgeon John Cook-Jong Lee speaks about the young man known only as Oh, badly wounded by fellow North Korean soldiers when scrambling across the border to the South

Police probe claims of sexual abuse at Beijing kindergarten

Parents said their children, some as young as three, relayed troubling accounts of a naked adult male conducting purported 'medical checkups' on students, who were also unclothed

Al Franken apologizes for sexual misconduct with four women

The senator says he recognizes that he needs to be 'much more careful and sensitive in these situations'

Irish government looks set to fall as no-confidence motion filed

The domestic crisis hit just weeks ahead of a European Union summit on Britain's plans to leave the EU

Oscar Pistorius' murder sentence more than doubled to 13 years

Athlete's murder sentence increased to 13 years and five months as state argues original sentence was 'shockingly lenient'

Cheering Zimbabweans greet new leader Emmerson Mnangagwa

Mnangagwa sworn in after the resignation of 93-year-old Robert Mugabe, who succumbed to pressure to quit from the military, the ruling party and massive demonstrations

Oscar Pistorius sentence more than doubled by South African appeals court

Athlete's murder sentence increased to 13 years and five months as state argues original sentence was 'shockingly lenient'

Search ends for three sailors missing in U.S. Navy aircraft crash

The C-2A 'Greyhound' transport aircraft was travelling to the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier when it crashed

Syria opposition meeting sees no role for Assad in transition

Opposition groups met to seek a unified position ahead of UN-backed peace talks after two years of Russian military intervention that has helped Assad's government recapture Syria's main cities

Rwanda offers to shelter African migrants abused in Libya

The government said Rwanda 'cannot remain silent when human beings are being mistreated and auctioned off like cattle'

Irish government on verge of collapse ahead of EU Brexit summit

The opposition Fianna Fail party appeared set to break the terms of a 'confidence and supply' deal as it said it would put a motion of no confidence in Deputy Prime Minister Frances Fitzgerald

Student protest crackdown shows Zimbabwe's military still firmly in charge

While some citizens have lauded the soldiers as heroes, others resent how military chiefs have turned Harare's demonstrations on and off to suit their own political agenda

Sound heard in Argentine sub search apparently from explosion, navy says

Navy says search will continue until there is full certainty about the fate of the missing submarine

Sound heard in Argentine sub search apparently from explosion, navy says

Navy says search will continue until their is full certainty about the fate of the missing submarine

Myanmar, Bangladesh sign agreement on return of Rohingya refugees

Bangladesh says the repatriations are to begin within two months

Sound heard in Argentine sub search likely from explosion, navy says

U.S. and specialist agencies said the 'hydro-acoustic anomaly' was produced just hours after the navy lost contact with the submarine on Nov. 15.

'We're just grateful': Families rebuilding after Harvey prepare for Thanksgiving

Some people are gathering at churches that have held large meals for people displaced by the storm and volunteers spending the holiday away from their families to help rebuild

Hunt for missing Argentine submarine zeros in on mysterious 'noise' in ocean

Search crews are returning to a previous search area following a noise that could provide a clue to the missing vessel's location

Rohingya refugees fear cyclone season in Bangladesh

International Development Minister, aid workers warn makeshift camps could be washed away by extreme weather

Search for missing Argentine submarine reaches 'critical phase'

If the submarine had sunk or was otherwise unable to rise to the surface since it gave its last location on Nov. 15, it would be using up the last of its seven-day oxygen supply

Trump SoHo hotel to drop 'Trump' name amid reports of sagging business

The announcement comes as the Trump Organization's other hotels and resorts around the world are showing mixed results

Sessions orders review of database used in background checks on gun buyers

The U.S. Attorney General directed the FBI and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to determine if other government agencies are failing to report information to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System

Roy Moore's spokesman resigns as sexual misconduct allegations roil campaign

News of the departure came a day after Trump defended Moore from accusations by multiple women that Moore pursued them as teenagers when he was in his 30s

Facebook to let users see if they 'liked,' followed Russian propaganda accounts

U.S. lawmakers called the announcement a positive step, but the web page would fall short of their demands that Facebook individually notify users about Russian propaganda posts or ads they were exposed to

Putin wins backing from Iran, Turkey for new push to end Syrian war

Syrian opposition groups meeting in Saudi Arabia are sticking to demand Assad leave power, Al Arabiya television reports

Crowds cheer as Mugabe's successor Mnangagwa arrives in Zimbabwe

After spending 16 days in hiding, incoming leader calls his return the beginning of a 'new unfolding democracy' for Zimbabwe

'Epitome of evil': Ex-Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic convicted of genocide

Mladic sentenced to life in prison for Europe's worst atrocity since Second World War

Lebanon's PM returns to Beirut after mysterious exodus – but he's not resigning yet

Absentee Prime Minister Saad Hariri triggered a political crisis when he vanished from Lebanon in early November

Putin hosts leaders of Iran, Turkey in push to end Syria's civil war

Syrian opposition groups meeting in Saudi Arabia are sticking to demand Assad leave power, Al Arabiya television reports

Mnangagwa, Zimbabwe's incoming leader, arrives to huge crowds in Harare

He disclosed, for the first time, that he had been in constant contact' with Zimbabwe's military chiefs throughout his 16 days in exile

In Photos: Reaction as Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic convicted of genocide

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Crowds gather in Zimbabwe capital in wait for incoming leader Mnangagwa

Emmerson Mnangagwa departs South Africa to return home

U.S. declares violence against Rohingya in Myanmar 'ethnic cleansing'

Secretary of State Tillerson says U.S. wants full investigation, considering sanctions

Lebanon's PM returns to Beirut after mysterious exodus – but he's not resigning yet

Absentee Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri triggered a political crisis when he vanished from Lebanon in early November

Video of North Korean defector's dramatic dash to freedom released

His escape is a huge embarrassment for the North, which claims all defections are the result of rival Seoul kidnapping or enticing North Koreans

Military chief Ratko Mladic convicted of genocide over Bosnia's horrors

Former military chief sentenced to life in prison

Lebanon's PM returns to Beirut after mysterious exodus – but he's not resigning yet

Absentee PM Saad al-Hariri triggered a political crisis when he vanished from Lebanon on November 3

Saad al-Hariri returns to Lebanon to face political crisis

Absentee PM attends Independence Day celebrations after his shock resignation nearly three weeks ago

Ex-Bosnian Serb general Ratko Mladic faces verdict in genocide trial

Prosecutors demanded a life sentence for Mladic who was the Serb army commander in Bosnia's 1992-95 war