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Trump calls off Pompeo’s North Korea visit, citing a lack of progress on denuclearization

The secretary of state was expected to arrive in the country within days for a new round of talks.

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The last time a pope visited Ireland, homosexuality was a crime. Now the Irish prime minister is gay.

Leo Varadkar is the first openly gay leader of Ireland — a country where the Catholic Church once wielded great power.

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Ethiopia’s reforming prime minister runs into a roadblock of ethnic unrest

Persistent lawlessness is endangering Abiy Ahmed’s ambitious plan to democratize the country.

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Chinese authorities say Didi bears 'unshirkable responsibility' for passenger's death

China’s police and transport ministry said on Sunday the country’s largest ride-hailing firm Didi Chuxing had “unshirkable responsibility” for a ride-sharing passenger being raped and killed by a driver in the eastern city of Wenzhou.

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Who Will Replace John McCain?

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is required to select a Republican replacement.

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The ACLU’s Jumping Into A Federal Election For The First Time In Its History

The organization is trying to change Arizona’s immigration politics as Joe Arpaio seeks a U.S. Senate seat.

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China's top ride-hailing firm suspends carpool service after woman is killed

Didi Chuxing stops Hitch service after police detain driver over passenger’s rape and murder China’s largest ride-hailing firm is suspending its Hitch services nationwide a day after police said a driver had raped and killed a passenger. Didi Chuxing, the world’s biggest ride-sharing firm by number of trips, apologisedfor the suspension of carpooling service from […]

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Pope Francis calls for justice for abuse victims in Knock speech – video

Speaking at the Marian shrine in Ireland, the pope begs for forgiveness ‘for these sins and for the scandal and betrayal felt by so many others in God’s family’ in a speech in front of tens of thousands who came to watch him on Sunday morning Pope begs forgiveness and vows to pursue justice in […]

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Homeless former paratrooper completes year of hiking UK coast

Chris Lewis from south Wales hopes to raise £100,000 for armed forces charity Ssafa A former British paratrooper who set off on a mission to walk around the coast of the UK with just £10 in his pocket and a vague plan (to keep the sea to his left) has completed a year of hiking […]

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