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Indian railways minister says signaling system error led to crash that killed over 300 people

India’s railways minister says the train derailment that killed more than 300 people and injured hundreds more was caused by an error in the electronic signaling system that led a train to wrongly change tracks Learn More


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Ukraine keeps up pressure following Russian declaration of victory in Bakhmut

Defenders of Ukraine's city of Bakhmut are keeping up the pressure even though Russian forces declared victory there after the longest, deadliest battle of the war so far More »


North Korean leader's sister vows 2nd attempt to launch spy satellite, slams UN meeting

The influential sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has vowed again to push for a second launch of a spy satellite More »


With oil prices slumping, OPEC+ producers weigh more production cuts

The major oil-producing countries led by Saudi Arabia and Russia are deciding whether to make more cuts to the amount of crude they supply to the global economy More »


Opposition leads anti-government march on day symbolizing Poland's democratic achievements

Poland’s largest opposition party is leading a march meant to mobilize voters against the right-wing government, which it accuses of eroding democracy More »


Turkey's Erdogan takes oath of office, ushering in his third presidential term

Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who was sworn into his third presidential term, has reappointed an internationally respected former banker as finance minister in a sign that his new government might pursue more conventional economic policies More »


Ukraine says inspections found nearly a quarter of its air-raid shelters locked or unusable

Concerns around civilian safety have spiked in Ukraine, as officials announced that an inspection had found nearly a quarter of the country's air-raid shelters locked or unusable, just days after Russian missiles allegedly killed a woman in Kyiv as she waited outside a shuttered shelter More »


Hong Kong detains 8 people on eve of Tiananmen Square anniversary

Hong Kong police have detained eight people on the eve of the 34th anniversary of China’s Tiananmen Square crackdown More »


China defends buzzing American warship in Taiwan Strait, accuses US of provoking Beijing

China’s defense minister has defended sailing a warship across the path of an American destroyer and Canadian frigate transiting the Taiwan Strait, telling a gathering of some of the world’s top defense officials in Singapore that such so-called “freedom of navigation” patrols are a provocation to China More »


Pope warns of risk of corruption in missionary fundraising after AP investigation

Pope Francis is warning the Vatican’s missionary fundraisers not to allow financial corruption to creep into their work More »


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