(CAIRO) -- After initially being put under house arrest by military forces Monday, Sudan's acting Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok and his wife Muna Abdalla were "kidnapped" at dawn from their Khartoum residence, according to the prime minister's office. The move happened after the military forces... Read More.
(VICTORIA, British Columbia) -- Sixteen people have been evacuated from a container ship that caught fire off the coast of Canada, according to officials. A fire broke out in 10 containers on the MV Zim Kingston near Victoria, British Columbia, on Saturday, according to the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Princess Mako, niece to Japan's enthroned emperor, Naruhito, is planning to leave the imperial family, moving out of her family's estate on Oct. 26 when her marriage to Fordham-educated Kei Komuro is officially registered. Female members of Japan's imperial family must renounce... Read More.
(LONDON) -- Flanked by public health officials, the U.K. Health Secretary painted a bleak picture of the current state of the pandemic in Britain. "Cases are rising," Sajid Javid, told the nation this week. "And they could go yet as high as 100,000 a day.... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Biden administration is again playing cleanup after President Joe Biden said the U.S. would come to Taiwan's defense in the event of an invasion by mainland China -- despite decades of policy that leaves that an open question. His comment prompted a... Read More.
(LONDON) -- A suspected poacher found dead in a South African national park is believed to have been killed by an elephant, park officials said. Rangers in Kruger National Park discovered the body on Thursday after following tracks in the Stolznek section of the giant... Read More.
(LONDON) -- Queen Elizabeth was hospitalized Wednesday night for "preliminary investigations," a Buckingham Palace spokesman confirmed to ABC News. The queen was back at her desk at Windsor Castle by Thursday afternoon and undertaking light duties. No other details about the queen's condition are currently available. "Following... Read More.
(GIZA, Egypt) -- Seventy-two years of Egyptian women's rights activism paid off this week as the State Council, an important independent judiciary body in the country, appointed 98 female judges for the first time. Iman Sherif, one of the appointed judges, described the move as... Read More.
(NEW YORK) — Ivory poaching has led to a "rapid evolution" of tuskless African elephants, as elephants without tusks were far more likely to survive during the height of the ivory trade, according to new research. Much of the distress on the species occurred during... Read More.
(CAIRO) —A man attempting to demolish one of four ancient sphinxes adorning the Tahrir square in Cairo was caught by security personnel, an eyewitness reports. "I and my friends were in Tahrir when we saw someone climbing up to the head of one of the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) — Eight Nigerians have been charged in the U.S. with running widespread internet scams for at least a decade from their base of operation in Cape Town, South Africa, federal prosecutors in New Jersey announced Wednesday. The suspects, who were arrested in Cape... Read More.
(AL-TANF, Syria) -- There were no U.S. military injuries or deaths resulting from a coordinated attack Wednesday on a small remote U.S. military base at al Tanf, Syria, according to two U.S. officials. The attack "at a minimum" involved drones and "indirect fire," the military... Read More.