SpaceX Launches AI Robot, Strong Coffee for Station Crew
A SpaceX rocket that flew just two months ago with a NASA satellite is back in action, launching with fresh station supplies.
The Latest: UN Gives Cautious Praise to EU Migration Deal
The U.N.’s migration and refugee agencies are praising a European Union deal about taking in migrants from across the Mediterranean region, while cautioning that details need to be specified and pointing out that the involvement of the African Union is 'indispensable.'
US Human Trafficking Report Cites Mixed Progress in Asia
Thailand’s military government on Friday praised the U.S. State Department’s decision to upgrade the country in its annual report on efforts to fight human trafficking.
Iraq Hangs 12 Prisoners as Premier Urges Rapid Executions
The office of the Iraqi prime minister says authorities have executed 12 prisoners convicted on terror charges, following a recommendation by the premier to speed up the executions.
Bulgarian Government Survives No-Confidence Vote
Bulgaria’s ruling coalition has survived a no-confidence vote called by the opposition, which accused the government of failing to deal with surging crime or to guarantee the rule of law.
Modric the Best Croatian Player Ever, Says Rakitic
Croatia midfielder Ivan Rakitic says teammate Luka Modric plays football 'from a different planet' and is the best to have ever played for their national team.
The Latest: Modric Best Croatian Player Ever, Says Rakitic
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Pope: Church Must Be in Contact With People’s Real Problems
Pope Francis, at Mass with his newest cardinals, says being in contact with 'real human dramas' and people’s 'concrete existence' is what the church must do.
German Parliament Approves Greece Debt-Relief Package
The German parliament has approved a debt relief package for Greece that is meant to help wean the country off its rescue loans as its eight-year bailout program comes to a close.
Israel Delivers Aid, Medicine to Syrians Fleeing to Border
Israel’s military says it’s delivered about 60 tons of humanitarian aid and medicine to thousands of displaced Syrians in the Golan Heights who flocked to the area, fleeing heavy bombardment by Syrian government forces.