The Elizabeth Tower, commonly known as Big Ben, in London, England

Britain's Parliament Building Needs A Renovation — But At What Cost?

U.K. lawmakers need to decide when and how their deteriorating Parliament building will be repaired. The project will cost billions and take years.

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Iraqi army soldiers hold flags.
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The Iraqi Air Force Is Taking The Fight To ISIS In Syria

Roxana Baldetti and Mauricio López Bonilla
Prensa Libre

District Court Seeks To Extradite Former Guatemalan Officials

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India Could Make Its Elaborate Wedding Tradition More Inclusive

Reince Priebus
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Did The White House Ask The FBI To Dispute Media Reports On Russia?

President Barack Obama smiles as he answers questions during a news conference.
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Someone Wants Barack Obama To Run For President ... In France?

Palestinian woman walking past a barricade at Israeli settlement and Palestinian neighborhood
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Israel And Palestine's 2-State Solution Explained

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End It Movement

'Shine A Light On Slavery Day' Covers Social Media In Red X's

Producer Nicole Amarteifio smiling at her Ghana studio
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Meet The Woman Who's Been Called The 'Issa Rae Of West Africa'

Officers outside the forensic department where Kim Jong-nam's body is.
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Morgue Holding Body Of North Korean Leader's Half Brother Burglarized

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Ireland's Flowers Are So Bad 1 Politician Wants The Army To Help

President Donald Trump and former President Barack Obama.
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Trump, Obama Are Among The Leaders Criticized For Human Rights Abuses

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Good News: Life Expectancy Could Increase In 35 Countries

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Stockholm Rioters Destroy Cars After Trump Cites Sweden's 'Problems'

French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen
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Marine Le Pen Refuses To Wear A Headscarf In Lebanon

Forest elephants in Africa
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service / Richard Ruggiero

Protected Land Isn't Keeping African Forest Elephants Safe

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International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

Migrants Are Still Dying As They Cross The Mediterranean

Soldiers at the scene of Abdel Fattah al-Sharif's death.
B'Tselem

Israeli Soldier Gets 18 Months In Extrajudicial Killing Of Palestinian

The tarmac at Melbourne's Essendon Airport is seen after a charter plane leaving the airport crashed.
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5 Dead After Plane Crashes Into Shopping Mall In Australia

M1/A1 Abrahams tanks.
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The World Hasn't Moved This Many Weapons Since The End Of The Cold War

Protesters rally in Parliament Square against Trump's state visit
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UK Parliament Pointlessly Debates Whether Trump Should Meet The Queen

Vitaly Churkin
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Russia's UN Ambassador Vitaly Churkin Dies At 64

Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg
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Norway Is Donating $10 Million To Women's Health NGOs Around The World

US Defense Secretary James Mattis
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Defense Sec. Mattis Visits Baghdad, Says US Won't Take Iraqi Oil

Mike Pence and Jens Stoltenberg
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Pence Reaffirms Commitment To NATO But Tells Members To Pay Up

A view of Pampeian olive oil on display
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Drought, Floods And Bacteria Are Leading To An Olive Oil Shortage

China's top legislature.
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China Deals A Major Blow To North Korea

A woman holds her grandson in South Sudan.
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UN Declares 'Man-Made' Famine In South Sudan Amid Conflict, Inflation

John Oliver
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John Oliver On Putin's Russian And 'Moral Equivalence' With The US

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Trump Clarifies 'What's Happening' In Sweden

Civilians hold a white flag as they pass an Iraqi Army Armoured Ninth Division tank
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Update In Iraq: Armed Forces Move To Take Rest Of Mosul, Evict ISIS