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Aug 25, 2019

Bali fights back as tons of floating plastic threaten to spoil once-pristine paradise
"If we in Bali can set an example so all of Indonesia and other countries stopped using plastic bags too, that would be very good," he says.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 25, 2019

Trump says world leaders 'getting along very well' at G-7 summit despite trade tensions
Trump arrived at the summit Saturday amid an escalating trade war with China and threatening to start another with Europe.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 24, 2019

Prince Andrew defends relationship with Jeffrey Epstein, says he never suspected alleged crimes
"At no stage during the limited time I spent with him did I see, witness or suspect any behaviour of the sort that subsequently led to his arrest and conviction," he said in a statement Saturday.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 24, 2019

Trump arrives at world summit fixated on trade war
The president escalated his trade war with China before leaving Washington. He arrives in Europe angling to start another one.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 24, 2019

How the Amazon's 'weather engine' could threaten the future of the U.S. Midwest
The Amazon is a "weather engine," and studies show further deforestation has the ability to destabilize rainfall patterns and threaten food production.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 24, 2019

China releases U.K. consulate worker as Hong Kong protests turn violent again
Tens of thousands of people have been holding regular protests in Hong Kong since June.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 24, 2019

As Hong Kong protests turn violent, one man fights to preserve shrinking middle ground
"It's getting more and more difficult because both sides are developing a stronger and stronger will to contact and engage," Fernando Cheung said.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 24, 2019

Russian spacecraft carrying robot fails to dock with space station
The Skybot F-850 is the first humanoid robot sent to space by Russia. Officials will try again on Monday morning.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 24, 2019

Trump increases tariffs on Chinese goods hours after slamming Fed chief
Trump announced in a statement Friday that he would be raising tariffs on $250 billion worth of Chinese products from 25 percent to 30 percent, effective October 1.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 23, 2019

North Korea launches short-range missiles
South Korea's National Security Council planned to meet to discuss the latest launch.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 23, 2019

Brazil's leadership under fire for blazes decimating Amazon rainforest
Protesters gathered around the world to voice their outrage over the fires devastating the Amazon rainforest and call on Brazil's leadership to take action.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 23, 2019

Group connected to Polish 'LGBT-Free Zone' newspaper to host Carnegie Hall event
Gazeta Polska Community of America, which is affiliated with an infamous far-right Polish publication, plans to host a concert at Carnegie Hall in October.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 23, 2019

How the Amazon's fires, deforestation affect the U.S. Midwest
The Amazon is a "weather engine," and studies show further deforestation has the ability to destabilize rainfall patterns and threaten food production.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 23, 2019

Dow falls 620 points as U.S.-China trade war escalates
Beijing announced Friday it would impose new tariffs on American soybeans, crude oil and cars — prompting a sharp response from President Donald Trump.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 23, 2019

The Trump-Boris Johnson relationship is set to get a key test at G-7 meeting
Analysis: The U.S. and U.K. leaders share many similarities but can their friendship survive divergent political and policy needs?

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 23, 2019

Plastic in paradise: Fighting pollution in Bali
Every year the island of Bali spills tens of thousands of tons of plastic garbage into its once-pristine waters. Through activism and a government mandated plastic ban, the island's residents are fighting this growing pollution plight.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 23, 2019

Trump speaks with 'nasty' Danish PM amid Greenland dispute
Local media characterized the phone conversation, believed to be the leaders first, as "constructive."

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 23, 2019

Dow falls 400 points as U.S.-China trade war escalates
Beijing announced Friday it would impose new tariffs on American soybeans, crude oil, and cars — prompting a sharp response from President Trump.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 23, 2019

Dow falls 500 points as U.S.-China trade war escalates
Beijing announced Friday it would impose new tariffs on American soybeans, crude oil, and cars — prompting a sharp response from President Trump.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 23, 2019

Russia's 'floating Chernobyl' nuclear plant begins voyage north
"It could flood, or sink, or run aground. All of these scenarios could potentially lead to radioactive substances being leaked," Greenpeace warned.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 23, 2019

Hong Kong protesters form 28-mile human chain demanding democracy
Inspired by the 1989 "Baltic Way," Hong Kongers held hands across the city in protest of the government.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 23, 2019

Volkswagen recalls 679,000 U.S. vehicles that could roll away
Drivers can remove the key without placing the car in park, which increases the risk the vehicle could roll away.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 23, 2019

Trump plows toward trade war with Europe amid China standoff
Even before leaving for the G7 gathering in France, the president's pattern of alienating friends and ingratiating himself to adversaries was already on display.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 23, 2019

China returns fire, slapping tariffs on $75B of U.S. goods
Tariffs of 5 percent will be imposed upon soybeans and crude, with a second tranche of products taxed at 10 percent beginning Dec. 15, Beijing said.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 23, 2019

Putin orders like-for-like response after U.S. tests cruise missile
Move follows U.S. withdrawal from the Cold War-era INF Treaty, which prohibited land-based missiles with a range of 310-3,400 miles.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 23, 2019

Hong Kong accountants walk off the job, joining protests in Asian financial hub
"Professionals are very concerned with how this government is running," accountant and protest organizer Kenneth Leung said.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 23, 2019

Only 2 Iraqi interpreters who worked with U.S. troops got U.S. visas last year
Thousands of translators in Iraq face danger as they wait to gain entry to the U.S.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 23, 2019

As Amazon burns, Brazil's Bolsonaro tells rest of world not to interfere
The threat to what some call "the lungs of the planet" has ignited a bitter dispute about who is to blame.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 22, 2019

Worldwide pleas to save the Amazon as fires decimate rainforest
A NASA scientist tells NBC's Anne Thompson that nearly all the fires its satellites see in Brazil were started by people trying to make room for crops and cattle. A conservationist who was at a fire on the Brazil-Peru border said the blazes have been devastating for wildlife in the forest.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 22, 2019

YouTube removes channels spreading Hong Kong discord
The channels used software to mask their origin and were consistent with China-linked accounts removed by Twitter and Facebook, the company said.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 22, 2019

How are the raging fires in the Amazon rainforest affecting climate change?
"The effects of forest destruction in the Amazon don't stay in the Amazon. They affect us all," one expert said.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 22, 2019

Trump joked about trading Puerto Rico for Greenland. Puerto Ricans are joking back.
Puerto Rican Twitter users coined the term "Caribbean Vikings" and created their own "Starter Kits" in case Puerto Rico becomes "a colony of Denmark."

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 22, 2019

Eight-year-old clocks 86 mph driving on German autobahn
"I only wanted to drive around a bit," the boy said, according to police in Soest, Germany.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 22, 2019

U.S. says two troops killed in combat in Afghanistan
The NATO Resolute Support mission announced their deaths first, providing no details about what happened.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 22, 2019

U.K. risks becoming U.S.'s 'junior partner' after Brexit, France's Macron warns
"The point can't be to exit Europe and say 'we'll be stronger,' before in the end, becoming the junior partner of the United States," Macron said.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 22, 2019

Iran's president unveils long-range missile defense system, says 'talks are useless'
The mobile Bavar-373 system, described as a competitor to the Russian S-300 missile system, can detect targets at more than 190 miles, officials said.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 22, 2019

South Korea scraps intelligence-sharing pact with Japan as feud between U.S. allies heats up
The decision is likely to be met with dismay in the United States, which fears weakened security cooperation on North Korea.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 22, 2019

South Africa court: Using apartheid-era flag is hate speech, should be punished
People who fly the flag should face deterrents such as fines or terms of community service, a judge ruled.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 21, 2019

Staggering number of fires ravaging Amazon rainforest
Three weeks of raging fires in Brazil's Amazon rainforest are setting off alarm bells around the world, with so much smoke that it can be seen from space. Brazil's space agency reports that there have been almost 73,000 fires throughout the country since January, an 83 percent increase over the last year.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 21, 2019

Raging rainforest fires darken skies in Brazil, inspire #prayforamazonia
Brazil's National Institute for Space Research said the county has seen a record number of wildfires this year, an 84 percent increase compared to last year.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 21, 2019

Tech-savvy Iranians stay connected on social media despite regime restrictions
Wary of digital technology that helped fuel past protests, Iranian officials have tried to promote domestic apps instead.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 21, 2019

Hong Kong protest suddenly turns chaotic
The protest at a Hong Kong subway station escalated into a chaotic free-for-all, with masked demonstrators bracing for a confrontation with police.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 21, 2019

China's parliament rules out allowing same-sex marriage
"They are undermining our life plan of choosing to marry the person we love," gay rights activist Sun Wenlin said.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 21, 2019

Saudi judge rules U.S. mother too Western to raise daughter
"It's like a nightmare that just won't stop," an aunt said of the mother's ordeal.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 21, 2019

Trump: Danish Prime Minister's comments were 'nasty' and 'inappropriate'
President Trump claimed that the comments made by Denmark's Prime Minister on the possibility of the United States buying Greenland were "nasty." "You can't treat the United States of America the way they treated us," the president added.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 21, 2019

Hong Kong protesters form barricades, use fire extinguishers to block police
A protest in a Hong Kong train station quickly became violent after protesters attempted to block riot police from entering the station by creating barricades and spraying fire extinguishers.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 21, 2019

U.S. drone shot down over Yemen, officials say
Houthi rebels had earlier told the group's official Al-Masirah T.V. that their air defenses had shot down a U.S. MQ-9 aircraft.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 21, 2019

Danes react with anger after Trump cancels state visit over Greenland dispute
"The reality is stranger than fiction," tweeted one lawmaker.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 21, 2019

Trump cancels Denmark trip after PM says Greenland isn't for sale
Trump had expressed interest in buying Greenland, a Danish territory.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 21, 2019

Family 'worried sick' as China confirms detention of British consulate worker
A Chinese official confirmed that Simon Cheng will be held for 15 days by Shenzhen police but didn't specify what law he is suspected of violating.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 21, 2019

At least 2,300 detained in locked-down Indian-ruled Kashmir
Indian-administered Kashmir has imposed a security lockdown and communications blackout.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 20, 2019

Cardinal George Pell denied appeal on conviction for molestation of choirboys
An Australian judge ruled in March that Pell, 78, was to serve a minimum of 3 years and 8 months before he was eligible for parole.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 20, 2019

Growing mystery over nuclear explosion that killed Russian nuclear scientists
At least four radiation monitoring stations nearby went silent and stopped transmitting data after the August 8 explosion. Russia admitted radiation levels did spike briefly after the accident, which was tied to the testing of a nuclear missile engine.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 20, 2019

Ex-MLB players Octavio Dotel and Luis Castillo linked to Caribbean drug ring
The former World Series champs are linked to "one of the most important drug trafficking structures in the Caribbean."

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 20, 2019

In retrial, El Salvador acquits woman accused of killing her stillborn child
"Thank God, justice was done," Evelyn Hernandez, in tears, told a cheering crowd outside the courthouse.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 20, 2019

Pompeo: 'Time is drawing short' to act against Iran's 'terror regime'
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo addressed the United Nations Security Council on rising tensions with Iran and urged for the international community to act. "We need fresh thinking to solve old problems," Secy. Pompeo said.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 20, 2019

Ex-MLB players arrested in connection with Caribbean drug ring
The World Series champs, arrested in the Dominican Republic, were allegedly tied to "one of the most important drug trafficking structures in the Caribbean."

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 20, 2019

Two ex-MLB players arrested in connection with Caribbean drug ring
The World Series champs, arrested in the Dominican Republic, were allegedly tied to "one of the most important drug trafficking structures in the Caribbean."

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 20, 2019

Ilhan Omar throws support behind LGBTQ Palestinian group
Omar tweeted "LGBTQ rights are human rights" after Palestinian police said they would bar any attempt to host a queer event in the West Bank.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 20, 2019

Mystery surrounds Russian radioactive sensors that went offline after blast
There has been "excellent cooperation and support from our Russian station operators," its operator said.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 20, 2019

Italian PM Conte to resign after coalition partner pulls backing
The fate of the government now rests in the hands of Italian President Sergio Mattarella.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 20, 2019

Police kill armed man who held dozens hostage on a bus in Rio de Janeiro
Some passengers who were earlier freed by the assailant told police that the man had spilled gasoline in the bus and was threatening to set it on fire.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 20, 2019

U.K. government "concerned" over reports Hong Kong consulate employee detained
The British Foreign Office said the employee had visited Shenzhen, a city in Guangdong Province southeastern China.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 20, 2019

U.K. government 'concerned' as Hong Kong consulate employee detained
The British Foreign Office said the employee had visited Shenzhen, a city in Guangdong Province southeastern China.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 20, 2019

Elton John slams 'malicious' media coverage of Prince Harry, Meghan
The singer said he felt an obligation to protect the royal couple from "the unnecessary press intrusion that contributed to Diana's untimely death."

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 20, 2019

Armed man holds dozens of people hostage on bus in Rio de Janeiro
At least six hostages have been released so far and police said they told authorities the man had spilled gasoline in the bus and threatened to set it on fire.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 20, 2019

'Provocations': Russia accuses U.S. of stoking tensions with missile test
The United States formally withdrew from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty on Aug. 2 after accusing Moscow of violating the pact.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 20, 2019

Syrian rebels pull out of key town as Russian-backed troops advance on stronghold
The withdrawal is a significant loss for the opposition in its last major stronghold of Idlib.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 20, 2019

Inside the secretive media outlet that became one of Trump's biggest supporters
Started almost two decades ago with a stated mission to "provide information to Chinese communities to help immigrants assimilate into American society," The Epoch Times now wields one of the biggest social media followings of any news outlet.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 19, 2019

Iranian people try to sidestep Trump's tough sanctions
It's unclear how long Iran can endure the Trump administration's "maximum pressure" campaign.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 19, 2019

Exclusive: Inside Iran as top officials talk about the growing showdown with the U.S.
Lester Holt meets with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Tehran, who alleges that he was sanctioned after rejecting a meeting with President Trump -- an assertion the White House has called false. In a rare interview, Ali Shamkhani, the powerful head of Iran's National Security Council, says that he regrets the Iran nuclear deal.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 19, 2019

Top Iranian official: We should never have signed Obama-era nuke deal
In a rare interview, Ali Shamkhani — a close adviser to Iran's Supreme Leader — said signing the 2015 pact was a mistake.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 19, 2019

Palestinian police vow crackdown on LGBTQ events
Palestinian police have threatened to arrest anyone involved in an upcoming gathering planned by LGBTQ activists in the northern West Bank town of Nablus.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 19, 2019

Twitter and Facebook say China-linked accounts sought to 'sow political discord' in Hong Kong
Twitter said it pulled down 936 troll accounts, many of which pushed conspiracy theories about the protest groups, according to examples shared by the company.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 19, 2019

Twitter and Facebook say China-linked accounts sought to fuel political discord in Hong Kong
Twitter said it pulled down 936 troll accounts, many of which pushed conspiracy theories about the protest groups, according to examples shared by the company.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 19, 2019

Berlin memorial to gay victims of Nazis vandalized
Nazi Germany declared homosexuality an aberration that threatened the German race and sent thousands of gays to concentration camps.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 19, 2019

Northern Ireland police say officers targeted in border explosion
Chief Constable of the Police Service of Northern Ireland, Simon Byrne, called the attack "a sinister development."

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 19, 2019

Iran warns U.S. against interference as Gilbraltar releases oil tanker
Tehran said that any at U.S. move to seize the vessel again would have "heavy consequences."

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 19, 2019

Prince Andrew 'appalled' by reports of Jeffrey Epstein's alleged crimes
"His Royal Highness deplores the exploitation of any human being," Buckingham Palace said in a statement.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 19, 2019

Canada 'disappointed' at Britain for stripping ISIS fighter's citizenship
Jack Letts was dubbed "Jihadi Jack" by the media after leaving Britain in 2014 and traveling to Syria.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 19, 2019

'We see the consequences': Iceland holds funeral for lost glacier
This was Iceland's first glacier to disappear. But one geologist said all of the nation's ice masses will be gone in 200 years.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 18, 2019

Leaked U.K. memos warn of food and drug shortages in Brexit chaos
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said he is ready to leave the E.U. "do or die" on October 31.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 18, 2019

Gibraltar rejects U.S. pressure to hold Iranian tanker
The U.S. had unsealed a warrant Friday to seize the vessel, a day after Gibraltar lifted the ship's detention.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 18, 2019

'The suffering will continue': Groom mourns 63 killed at Afghan wedding as U.S. withdrawal looms
The deadliest attack to hit Kabul this year comes as the Trump administration appears to be on the verge of signing a deal to end its involvement in the 18-year conflict.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 18, 2019

Tens of thousands rally in Hong Kong as China condemns U.S. lawmakers' support
The large turnout suggested the movement retains widespread support after recent protests were marked by violent clashes with police that have garnered increasing global attention.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 18, 2019

China condemns U.S. lawmakers' support for Hong Kong protests as thousands rally again
While recent rallies have been marked by violent clashes with police, organizers said they hoped Sunday's assembly would be peaceful.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 18, 2019

Suicide attack in wedding hall kills 63, Afghan official says
A government spokesman says 182 civilians were wounded in the attack that took place in Kabul.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 18, 2019

Dozens dead or hurt in wedding party blast in Afghan capital
More than 1,000 people had been invited, one witness said, as fears grew that it could be the deadliest attack in Kabul this year.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 17, 2019

U.S. seeking to seize Iranian tanker detained in Gibraltar
The Grace 1 oil tanker seized by British authorities was suspected of violating European Union sanctions on oil shipments to Syria, an ally of Iran.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 17, 2019

'Waiting for her': Rep. Tlaib's grandmother in the West Bank still hopes for a visit
"I hope, inshallah, that she will come back. I'm waiting for her," Muftia Tlaib told NBC News.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 17, 2019

How teen Greta Thunberg went from solitary climate change protester to icon
"Instead of worrying about how that future might turn out, I'm going to try to change that future while I still can," the teen told NBC News.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 16, 2019

A family on a camping trip woke up to a wolf attacking them. They were saved by a nearby camper.
Elisa Rispoli said her husband "threw his body in front of me and the boys" as he fought the wolf at Rampart Creek Campground.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 16, 2019

Disney's Mulan faces boycott calls after actress supports China's Hong Kong crackdown
"I support the Hong Kong police; you can beat me up now," read the divisive messaged shared by the film's lead actress Crystal Liu Yifei on social media.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 16, 2019

Greenlanders mock reports that Trump wants to buy Greenland
"I think we take it as a sick joke by a crazy president," a Greenland resident said.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 16, 2019

Rep. Tlaib cancels West Bank trip after Israel grants her permission to visit grandmother
"I have decided that visiting my grandmother under these oppressive conditions stands against everything I believe in," she wrote on Twitter.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 16, 2019

Greenlanders mock reports that President Trump wants to buy Greenland
"I think we take it as a sick joke by a crazy president," a Greenland resident said.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 16, 2019

Israel grants request by Rep. Tlaib to visit grandmother in West Bank
The decision comes the day after Israel said it was barring Tlaib and Rep. Ilhan Omar from visiting the country.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 16, 2019

Belated thank you: Former refugee tracks down man who gave her bike as a child
"I will never forget how joyous I felt," said Mevan Babakar about the gift she received as a child.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 16, 2019

'Watershed moment': Israel critics seize on Trump-Netanyahu bromance after travel ban
Omar and Tlaib were denied entry as progressive groups in the U.S. pressure Democratic candidates to back the Palestinian cause.

MSNBC Int'l News
Aug 16, 2019

9-year-old girl suing to join all-boys German choir
The choir says that she was rejected because voice did not match the desired sound characteristics of a boys choir.

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