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Venezuela says it will quit Organization of American States

The move comes after OAS voted to convene an emergency meeting to discuss the humanitarian crisis and political violence in Venezuela.

Venezuela says it will quit Organization of American States

A march in which protesters again seized a main highway showed how the country's political crisis has become a battle of attrition with President Nicolás Maduro.

U.S. starts 'swiftly' installing controversial antimissile battery in South Korea

Protesters held signs reading: Hey, U.S.! Are you friends or occupying troops?'

Turkey deports foreigners working with Syrian refugees

More than 1,000 suspected followers of U.S.-based cleric arrested in continuing crackdown after voters narrowly approved sweeping new powers for President Erdogan.

Marine Le Pen's narrow path to French victory: Get opponents to stay home

Many allies say centrist Macron's campaign is dangerously complacent against the threat posed by Le Pen.

Pentagon expands rebuke of Turkey over Iraq, Syria strikes

Venezuela protesters hit by tear gas, vow to keep pressure on government

A march in which protesters again seized a main highway showed how Venezuela's political crisis has become a battle of attrition with President Nicolás Maduro.

Samples from Syria's deadly sarin attack bear Assad's 'signature,' France says

It is the strongest evidence yet linking his regime to the attack that killed dozens and prompted a U.S. missile strike.

U.S. starts 'swiftly' installing controversial antimissile battery in South Korea

Protesters held signs reading: "Hey, U.S.! Are you friends or occupying troops?"

A far-right leader's narrow path to French victory: Get opponents to stay home

Many allies say centrist Macron's campaign is dangerously complacent against the threat posed by Le Pen.

Samples from Syria's deadly sarin attack bear Assad's 'signature,' France says

It is the strongest evidence yet linking the Syrian government to the attack this month that killed dozens and prompted a U.S. missile strike.

The growing horror in a city where 500 children were kidnapped by Boko Haram

Details emerge of mass abductions in a Nigerian city ravaged by Islamist extremists.

Iran's top diplomat says you should ignore Trump's comments on the nuke deal

Do not pay much attention to Trump's words,' Mohammad Javad Zarif told Iranian reporters.

Her baby's killing was watched by thousands. But this mother isn't angry at Facebook.

"I am not angry at Facebook, or blame them for this,' Chiranut Trairat said.

What it'll take for Venuezela's protests to work, according to an opposition expert

For Venezuela's opposition to be effective, it probably needs broad support and a loyalty shift in the security forces.

Turkey arrests more than 1,000 suspected followers of U.S.-based cleric

The arrests come as the country faces intense international scrutiny after voters narrowly approved sweeping new powers for President Erdogan.

U.S. starts 'swiftly' installing controversial anti-missile battery in South Korea

Protesters held signs reading: "Hey, U.S.! Are you friends or occupying troops?"

Samples from Syria's deadly sarin attack bear Assad's 'signature,' says France

It is the strongest evidence yet linking Syria to the attack that killed dozens and prompted a U.S. missile strike.

Turkey arrests more than 1,000 suspected followers of U.S.-based cleric

The arrests come as Turkey is facing intense international scrutiny for its policies after the public narrowly approved sweeping new powers for President Erdogan.

China launches its first domestically-made aircraft carrier

China has launched its first aircraft carrier built entirely on its own, in a demonstration of the growing technical sophistication of its defense industries and determination to safeguard its maritime territorial claims and crucial trade routes.

Russians are fighting the war of words against the U.S. with American words

How feik nyus' went meinstrim' in Russia.

Russians are fighting the war of words against the U.S. with American words

How 'feik nyus' went 'meinstrim' in Russia.

80 years later, the Nazi war crime at Guernica still matters

A grim anniversary is a reminder of humanity's capacity for evil.

The free press is in really bad shape around the world. A new report says populism is to blame.

Being anti-establishment often means being anti-media, a nonprofit group says.

U.S. military starts installing controversial anti-missile battery in South Korea

Protesters held signs reading: "Hey, U.S.! Are you friends or occupying troops?"

A European deal with Libya could leave migrants facing beatings, rape and slavery

The last major migrant route into Europe could be shut down as new arrivals are surging. 

White House holds out prospect of diplomatic solution to North Korea crisis  

Meanwhile, the North, the South, Japan and the United States were conducting military drills in the region.

Whoever wins France's presidency will still face a big challenge: Governing 

Call it the Donald Trump dilemma. Presidents need lawmakers on their side.

Turkey expands strikes against Kurdish militants in Syria and Iraq 

The U.S. criticized the strikes, which killed 20 fighters who were part of a Washington-backed effort against the Islamic State.

Over 1,000 migrants and refugees have died crossing the Mediterranean so far this year

A little noticed milestone.

German crowd boos Ivanka Trump for calling her father a 'champion' for families

An effort to promote women entrepreneurs hits a snag.

North Korea carries out huge live-fire drills as U.S. warships gather 

The rival shows of force come as the Trump administration is pressuring Pyongyang to give up its missile program.

Turkey expands strikes against Kurdish militants in Syria and Iraq 

The strikes killed 20 fighters who are part of a U.S.-backed effort against the Islamic State.

German crowd boos Ivanka Trump for calling her father a 'champion' for families

Women are at a particular disadvantage."

A HuffPost column calling for disenfranchisement of white men is declared hate speech in South Africa

A HuffPost editor defended the article before its author was revealed to be a hoaxer in a wig.

A Thai man hanged his infant daughter on Facebook Live — then hanged himself, reports say

Facebook called it an appalling incident' and extended condolences to the family.

A Japanese artist takes on a country that despises tattoos

Body ink is strongly associated with organized crime in Japan.

Israel's Netanyahu snubs German foreign minister for meeting activists critical of government

German's foreign minister faced a choice: meet with the activists or meet with Israel's prime minister. He chose the activists.

Cyberattack on French presidential front-runner bears Russian 'fingerprints,' research group says

Emmanuel Macron's rival has praised Russia and denounced the European Union.

North Korea carries out huge live-fire drills as U.S. warships gather 

The rival shows of force come as the Trump administration is pressuring the North to give us its missile program.

Brazilian prison gang suspected in Paraguay's 'heist of the century'

Dozens of gunmen blocked highways, burned trucks and cars, sealing off the perimeter of their target for hundreds of yards before blowing up the facade off a transportation company office and escaping with millions of dollars.

Japan warns citizens they might have only 10 minutes to prepare for a North Korean missile

The government is preparing its citizens to be ready in case a missile hits Japan.

Japanese tattoo artist goes to court to challenge a national revulsion to body art

Body ink is strongly associated with organized crime in Japan.

Nervous over North Korea, Japan issues guidelines for missile attack

The government is preparing its citizens to be ready in case a missile hits Japan.

Trump races an imaginary deadline to get his border wall on track

The White House is trying to get the wall started in Trump's first 100 days.

Macron's strong finish in the French election shows populist wave may be ebbing

The European Union may be making a comeback after a year of political drubbing

Macron's strong finish in the French elections shows populist surge may fade

The European Union may be making a comeback after being battered politically.

Trump gets on the phone to Asia as another North Korea flash point looms

In an unusual move, the White House announces it will brief the entire Senate this week on the North Korea situation.

French voters face choice between hope and fear in runoff for presidency

Centrist Macron and far-right Le Pen offer starkly different visions of the euro zone's second-largest economy.

French voters face choice between hope and fear in runoff for presidency

Centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right candidate Marine Le Pen offer starkly different visions, but Macron may win because voters fear the alternative