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Hamza Al Ahmar/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images (DERNA, Libya) — Libya’s chief prosecutor announced Friday he has ordered an investigation into the collapse of two overwhelmed dams during the catastrophic floods — and whether better maintenance could have avoided the disaster. After Mediterranean storm Daniel brought heavy rains, and widespread flooding, to eastern Libya, two dams […]

Manuel Augusto Moreno/Getty Images (TEHRAN) — Iranian authorities detained the father of Mahsa Amini, the 22-year-old woman who died in police custody last year, as he left his home to visit his daughter’s grave on the first anniversary of her death, human rights observers said. A few hours later, Amjad Amini was taken home by security […]

Photography by Keith Getter (all rights reserved)/Getty Images (LONDON) — The death toll from devastating floods in eastern Libya has surpassed 11,000, according to the Libyan Red Crescent, as rescuers work to understand the full scope of the disaster. As of Saturday, the bodies of nearly 4,000 people have been recovered and identified, the World […]

darrenirwin/Getty Images (LONDON) — American XL Bully dogs could be banned in the U.K. by the end of the year, British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said Friday. There have been a string of attacks involving the canine breed, including a fatal one in Staffordshire, England. In a statement, West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) said a […]

OLGA MALTSEVA/AFP via Getty Images (LONDON) — Members of the Wagner Group, a private military company with ties to the Russian government, are now subject to prosecution by British authorities after the United Kingdom declared the group a terrorist organization on Friday. The Wagner Group was added to the list of proscribed organizations in the […]

omersukrugoksu/Getty Images (MEXICO CITY and LONDON) — Hundreds of migrants from Central and South America were found “crowded and dehydrated” in the back of a tractor-trailer in southeastern Mexico on Thursday, authorities said. The discovery was made at dawn after authorities stopped the driver of the trailer at a toll booth in between the cities […]

Photography by Keith Getter (all rights reserved)/Getty Images (LONDON) — The death toll from devastating floods in eastern Libya has surpassed 11,000, according to the Libyan Red Crescent. The Libyan Red Crescent said Friday that at least 11,300 people had died and another 10,100 were reported missing. Mediterranean storm Daniel is behind the widespread flooding […]

Hamza Al Ahmar/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images (LONDON) — Most of the casualties in the devastating Libya floods could have been avoided if the divided country had a functioning meteorological service, the head of the United Nation’s World Meteorological Organization said Thursday. At least 6,000 people have died after widespread flooding washed away entire neighborhoods […]

ABC News (LONDON) — Ukraine is training thousands of drone pilots and ramping up its production of unmanned aircraft to bring an “army of drones” to the front lines of its counteroffensive against Russia, Ukrainian military officials and manufacturers told ABC News in rare interviews on the secretive program. From November through May, Ukraine has […]

Said Echarif/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images (MARAKECH, Morocco) — The death toll has continued to climb in the wake of the rare and powerful 6.8-magnitude earthquake that struck Morocco Friday night. More than 2,900 people are confirmed dead. The quake, Morocco’s strongest in more than a century, hit the country’s High Atlas mountain range near […]

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