Preliminary Investigation on Singapore Airlines Turbulence Accident Released

Preliminary Investigation on Singapore Airlines Turbulence Accident Released

Investigators have found evidence of both a rapid change in gravitational force and a fast altitude drop during their research into turbulence on a Singapore Airlines flight May 21.

Pivotal Election Begins in South Africa As Leading Party Faces Discontent

Pivotal Election Begins in South Africa As Leading Party Faces Discontent

South Africans voted in person Wednesday at schools, community centers, and in large tents during a national election seen as their country’s most important in 30 years.

Haiti's Transitional Council Selects New Prime Minister Amid Gang Violence

Haiti's Transitional Council Selects New Prime Minister Amid Gang Violence

U.N. development specialist Garry Conille was named Haiti’s new prime minister Tuesday evening.

Georgian Parliament Overrides Presidential Veto of 'Foreign Agents' Legislation

Georgian Parliament Overrides Presidential Veto of 'Foreign Agents' Legislation

The Georgian parliament on Tuesday overrode a presidential veto of the 'foreign agents' bill.

Western Canada Wildfire Evacuees Allowed Back Home

Western Canada Wildfire Evacuees Allowed Back Home

Residents of the Canadian city of Fort Nelson, British Columbia, were given permission Monday to return home after more than 4,700 people evacuated for over two weeks due to wildfires.

Pope Apologizes After Being Quoted Using Homophobic Slur

Pope Apologizes After Being Quoted Using Homophobic Slur

Pope Francis apologized Tuesday after he was quoted using a homophobic slur about gay men to reaffirm the Catholic Church’s ban on gay priests.

US Aid Deliveries to Gaza Suspended After Rough Seas Damage Temporary Pier

US Aid Deliveries to Gaza Suspended After Rough Seas Damage Temporary Pier

The setback is the latest for the $320 million pier, which has already had three U.S. service member injuries and had four of its vessels beached due to heavy seas.

Spain, Norway and Ireland Officially Recognize a Palestinian State

Spain, Norway and Ireland Officially Recognize a Palestinian State

Spain, Norway and Ireland have each formally recognized a Palestinian state in an effort by the three European nations to increase international pressure on Israel.

Israel Army Believes Deadly Fire in Rafah Caused by Secondary Blast

Israel Army Believes Deadly Fire in Rafah Caused by Secondary Blast

The Israeli military says an initial investigation into a strike that sparked a deadly weekend fire in a Rafah tent camp determined the blaze was caused by a secondary explosion.

Iran Increases its Uranium Stockpile, UN Watchdog Agency Says

Iran Increases its Uranium Stockpile, UN Watchdog Agency Says

Iran has further increased its stockpile of uranium enriched to near weapons-grade levels, according to a confidential report on Monday by the United Nations’ nuclear watchdog.

Fears Grow of Second Landslide at Papua New Guinea’s Highlands

Fears Grow of Second Landslide at Papua New Guinea’s Highlands

An Australian disaster response team arrived Tuesday to provide assistance in the neighboring country of Papua New Guinea, where a massive landslide took place Friday.

World Health Organization Hopes to Reinforce Pandemic Preparation

World Health Organization Hopes to Reinforce Pandemic Preparation

World Health Organization opened its annual meeting Monday with government ministers and other envoys hoping to reinforce global preparedness for pandemics.

Netanyahu Acknowledges ‘Tragic Mistake' in Israeli Strike on Rafah

Netanyahu Acknowledges ‘Tragic Mistake' in Israeli Strike on Rafah

Israel faced condemnation Monday for strikes on the Gaza city of Rafah  that local health officials said killed at least 45 Palestinians.

Georgia Parliament Committee Rejects Veto of ‘Foreign Agents' Legislation

Georgia Parliament Committee Rejects Veto of ‘Foreign Agents' Legislation

A Georgia parliament committee on Monday rejected the president’s veto of “foreign agents” legislation.

North Korea Attempt to Launch Spy Satellite Has Failed

North Korea Attempt to Launch Spy Satellite Has Failed

North Korea says its attempt to put another spy satellite into orbit has failed.