Palestinian protesters hold placards during a demonstration at the Israeli separation barrier

Israel Has A Travel Ban, Too

Israel's Parliament passed a law that denies entry to anyone who has called for others to boycott Israel or its territories.


Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Sophie Grégoire Trudeau
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Trudeau's Wife Criticized For Women's Day Post

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An Australian City Is Tackling Gender Equality In An Unexpected Way

The Azure Window in Malta before it collapsed.
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Malta's Famous Azure Window Just Collapsed Into The Sea

Women protest in Australia on International Women's Day.
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A #DayWithoutAWoman Prompts Marches, Walkouts And Lots Of Red

Vince and one of his fellow rhinos at the Thoiry Zoo.
Parc Zoologique de Thoiry

Poachers Broke Into A French Zoo And Killed A Rhino For Its Horns

A map shows various zones of control in Syria's northern region.
Newsy / Danny Matteson

The Map That Shows How Complicated Syria's Front Lines Are

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UK's House Of Lords Throws Up Another Brexit Blockade

A child eats food next to a starved dog
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How Politics Play A Role In Cycles Of Drought And Famine

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Cuts In Coal Helped Lower UK Emissions To 1890s Levels

A THAAD system test-firing.
Lockheed Martin

Tensions Grow As US Brings Missile Defense System To South Korea

A boat frozen in ice

NASA Is Studying Greenland To Put A Timeline On Sea Level Rise

Four foxes
Twitter / FarisBerg

Japan's Bunny Island And Fox Village Are Cute — But Hurt Ecosystems

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Why Not All Countries Are For The New EU Military Headquarters

A South Korean man in front of a TV with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un onscreen.
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Experts Disagree About Why North Korea Launched 4 Missiles

Children from the remote Turkana tribe in Northern Kenya dig a hole in a river bed to retrieve water.
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Polluted Environments Are Killing Millions Of Children Worldwide

John Oliver interviewing the Dalai Lama
"Last Week Tonight" / HBO

John Oliver Visited The Dalai Lama To Talk About Tibet And China

A foreign traveler with a visa is processed at JFK airport.
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Trump Administration Suspends Priority Visas, Citing Systematic Issues

Fence near the Demilitarized zone.
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South Korea Is Quadrupling Its Reward For Some North Defectors

Men pray at camp in Karin Sarmayo, Somalia
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Millions In Africa Are On The Brink Of Widespread Famine

Wooly mammoths
Mauricio Antón / CC by 2.0

Island Mammoths Outlived Others, But A Gene 'Meltdown' Ended Their Run

A young elephant eats branches
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Wild Elephants Might Only Need 2 Hours Of Sleep A Night

A city covered in smog
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Asian Pollution Contributes To US Smog Increase Despite Emission Cuts

A flag of the European Union waves in the wind.
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US Travelers Now Might Have To Get A Visa To Visit Europe

Braulio Guerra sits atop the border fence between US and Tijuana
Braulio Geurra @braulioPRI

Politician Climbs A Border Barrier To Prove A Point To President Trump

Practice raid
U.S. Navy

US Officials Disagree On Whether Yemen Raid Yielded Intel Or Not

An Israeli soldier with a flag
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Human Rights Watch Researcher Denied Entry Into Israel — Again

Swedish and Estonian ministers of defense walking together
Swedish Ministry of Defense

Worried About Russia, Sweden Brings Back Its Military Draft

Rep. Adam Schiff
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FBI Not Giving All Info To Committee Probing Russia, Member Says

Donald Trump
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Countries Pledge Millions To Cut Losses From 'Gag Rule' On Abortion

A boy in the Democratic Republic of the Congo sorts stones
Amnesty International

Child Labor Helps Fuel Smartphones. This Phone Could Change That.