Greece and Macedonia hope to end decades-long dispute over name

(ATHENS) -- Since its independence in 1991, the Republic of Macedonia has been fighting with neighboring Greece over the country’s name.

On Sunday, Macedonia and Greece signed a histo... Read More

For some North Korean defectors, Trump-Kim summit offers hope; others don't buy it

(NEW YORK) -- Back in January, Ji Seong-ho was President Trump's special guest at his State of the Union address, where the president told the story of Ji’s harrowing escape from North Korea.

Having lost an arm and a leg after being ... Read More

'Gifted' clarinetist whose dreams were sabotaged by ex-girlfriend awarded $266K: Court

(QUEBEC) -- When some musicians go through a harrowing break up, they write sad love songs.

One Canadian clarinetist got a court-awarded $266,000 payout instead.

A Canadian court determined this week that the alleged deceptions ... Read More

Stephen Hawking's ashes buried at Westminster Abbey

(LONDON) -- Stephen Hawking, a giant of science and celebrated British physicist who died in March, was honored Friday before more than 1,000 people at London’s Westminster Abbey, where his ashes were buried.

Hawking, who died at 76 ... Read More

China retaliates immediately after US announces tariffs

(BEIJING) -- China said Friday it is retaliating against U.S. tariffs by imposing penalties on the same scale against the United States.

China's commerce ministry announced the tariffs after President Donald Trump said earlier Friday the U... Read More

South Korea, US begin discussing end to military drills

(SEOUL) -- South Korea and the United States have begun discussions to end joint military displays that have long angered North Korean leadership.

President Donald Trump surprised many with his announcement on Tuesday that the U.S. "will b... Read More

Eiffel Tower installing bulletproof glass walls to protect monument from terror attacks

(PARIS) -- The Eiffel Tower will soon be surrounded with bulletproof glass walls to protect the iconic monument from terrorist threats.

Since the terror attacks that killed 130 people in Paris and Saint-Denis on Nov. 13, 2015, the iconic t... Read More

'Aquarius' ship carrying hundreds of migrants set to arrive in Spain after international controversy

(VALENCIA, Spain) -- For 629 migrants on board a ship in the Mediterranean Sea, this weekend could mark the end of an international controversy over their final destination.

On Saturday, Spain plans to welcome the Aquarius ship, which has ... Read More

Trump administration reinstates funding to Syrian aid group White Helmets

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump has authorized the release of $6.6 million in funding to the humanitarian group the Syrian Civil Defense, commonly referred to as the White Helmets, according to the State Department.

“The Unit... Read More

A year later, Grenfell Tower fire victims remembered

(LONDON) -- Londoners who lost loved ones in the Grenfell Tower fire marked the anniversary at the remnants of the building Thursday with a moment of silence to remember the 72 victims who died.

Many wiped away tears and carried white flow... Read More

Trump seen in awkward exchange of salutes with North Korean general on state TV

(PYONGYANG, North Korea) -- President Donald Trump saluted a North Korean general in an awkward moment captured on video and broadcast by North Korean state media on Thursday.

The brief interaction was featured in a 42-minute-long program ... Read More