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MSNBC Int'l News
May 26, 2019

Before fatal descent, British climber wrote he feared Everest overcrowding could prove deadly
Robin Haynes Fisher wrote on Instagram last week that he had delayed his trek to the Himalayan summit in hopes of smaller crowds.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 26, 2019

Who is Boris Johnson, the man poised to be the next British leader?
A disheveled, divisive populist, Johnson is the bookmakers' favorite to take over as leader of the ruling Conservative Party.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 25, 2019

British man, 3 other climbers die on Everest amid concerns about crowding
"Before you reach the summit, you have to wait and every minute counts at that height," said Krishma Poudel of the Peak Promotion mountaineering agency in Nepal.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 25, 2019

Iran blasts 'highly dangerous' U.S. troop boost amid Mideast tensions
The U.S. is sending 1,500 more troops to the region amid simmering tensions, President Donald Trump said Friday.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 25, 2019

We will not do Iran's bidding, Tehran-backed Gaza militants say
"Our main mission is how to liberate our land, how to free our people. We are not part of an international conflict," a group official said.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 24, 2019

Bolton: North Korea missile tests violated U.N. resolutions
The national security adviser says the repeated pattern of failures to rid North Korea of nuclear weapons should be stopped.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 24, 2019

Brazil's highest court votes to make homophobia a crime
The decision comes amid fears the country's far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, will roll back LGBTQ social gains.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 24, 2019

No longer a simple tit-for-tat: China is ready to endure — and inflict — real pain on the U.S.
"There's a great deal of pain yet to be inflicted. We're talking about a couple of trillion dollars of economic activity and a couple of million U.S. jobs," said one China expert.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 24, 2019

How Theresa May was beaten by Brexit
Analysis: Theresa May leaves Downing Street this summer having failed to pass the Brexit legislation on which she staked her reputation.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 24, 2019

Maduro says U.S. seeks to destroy Venezuela state-backed food program
Washington is preparing sanctions and criminal charges against Venezuelan officials suspected of using the food program to launder money for Maduro.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 24, 2019

American accused of spying in Russia says he's being threatened
The investigator captain "is insulting my dignity and threatening my life," the American, Paul Whelan, said in a hearing in Moscow.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 24, 2019

Three more dead on Everest amid overcrowding concerns
"Before you reach the summit you have to wait and every minute counts at that height," said Krishma Poudel of Peak Promotion mountaineering agency in Nepal

MSNBC Int'l News
May 24, 2019

Photo shows traffic jam on Everest as three more climbers die
"Before you reach the summit you have to wait and every minute counts at that height," said Krishma Poudel of Peak Promotion mountaineering agency in Nepal.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 24, 2019

'We've waited for a long time': Gay couples can marry in Taiwan, a first for Asia
Two years after its highest court ruled in favor of same-sex marriage, gay couples in Taiwan can finally tie the knot.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 24, 2019

Iran's proxy forces pose elusive threat to U.S. and its Mideast allies
In a war with Iran, the United States would have to contend with Tehran-backed proxies spread across the region, armed with mines, missiles and drones.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 24, 2019

North Korea says talks won't resume unless US changes position
North Korea says nuclear negotiations with the United States will never resume unless the Trump administration moves away from what the North describes as unilateral demands for disarmament.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 24, 2019

British PM May announces she will step down over Brexit crisis
Her decision to resign comes after months of chaos in Parliament and speculation that she was about to be forced out.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 23, 2019

India PM Modi looks set for electoral win
Narendra Modi and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) were on course to win 298 seats of the 542 available, up from the 282 it won last time.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 23, 2019

Indian PM Modi looks set for electoral win
Narendra Modi and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) were on course to win around 300 seats of the 542 available, up from the 282 it won last time.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 23, 2019

Pakistan tests ballistic missile
Pakistan announced that it has conducted a test of a surface-to-surface ballistic missile, which it claims has a range of up to 1,500 miles.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 23, 2019

U.S. calls for Syria ceasefire
The Syrian government is waging an offensive on the last big stretch of rebel-held territory.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 23, 2019

Voting has begun in tense E.U. elections
The elections have been overshadowed by the growth of nationalist, Euroskeptic parties.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 22, 2019

U.S. fighters intercept Russian bombers for second day in a row
Two F-22s jets had to be dispatched to keep an eye on two Tu-95 bombers and a pair of Su-35 fighters.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 22, 2019

Nonprofits turn to cryptocurrency to help needy Venezuelans
"Crypto has the highest likelihood of being helpful to people in places where money is broken" said Joe Waltman of GiveCrypto, which provides direct transfers to Venezuelans in need.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 22, 2019

Nonprofits turn to cryptocurrency to help Venezuelans in need
"Crypto has the highest likelihood of being helpful to people in places where money is broken" said Joe Waltman of GiveCrypto, which provides direct transfers to Venezuelans in need.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 22, 2019

The Velvet Revolution brought democracy, but where are the voters?
"My aim is to double the turnout to around 25 percent. People laugh, they don't believe it's possible."

MSNBC Int'l News
May 22, 2019

Iraq sending teams to Tehran, Washington seeking to calm tensions
The country could "be a stabilizing factor in a turbulent region," according to the U.N.'s Iraq envoy.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 22, 2019

North Korea slams Joe Biden as a 'fool of low IQ'
During a campaign rally, the former vice president accused President Donald Trump of cozying up to "dictators and tyrants" like Kim Jong Un.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 21, 2019

U.S. fighter jets intercept Russian warplanes off the coast of Alaska
Russia's Ministry of Defense acknowledged its planes were in the region on what it described as scheduled training exercises.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 21, 2019

Tariffs and trade war are squeezing us, say executives from Kohl's, JCPenney
Also this week, more than 170 shoe retailers, including Nike and Under Armour, sent a letter to President Donald Trump, saying 25 percent tariffs could lead to certain families paying a nearly 100 percent duty on shoes.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 21, 2019

Theresa May offers British lawmakers a chance for a Brexit do-over
British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday offered U.K. lawmakers the chance to vote on whether to hold a new referendum on the country's membership in the European Union

MSNBC Int'l News
May 21, 2019

Polish towns go 'LGBT free' ahead of bitter European election campaign
Poland's conservative ruling party "needs an enemy ... to raise fear," one LGBTQ activist said. "Before, it was immigrants. This time it's LGBT people."

MSNBC Int'l News
May 21, 2019

Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver's UK restaurant chain collapses into insolvency
The insolvency put 1,300 jobs at risk and reignited worries about local retail and food outlets in Britain, which are struggling to attract customers.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 21, 2019

Mountaineer extends record by climbing Everest for 24th time
The 49-year-old has also scaled K-2, Cho-Oyu, Manaslu and Lhotse.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 21, 2019

WWII plane rescued from boneyard flies again, heads for D-Day ceremonies
That's All, Brother was at the tip of about 900 planes that made the 1944 flight across the English Channel to drop some 13,000 paratroopers in all.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 21, 2019

The far-right to Europe's elite: 'We're coming'
Polls suggest far-right politicians could control as much as 18 percent of the European Parliament after this week's elections.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 21, 2019

Three-time Formula One world champion Niki Lauda dead at 70
The Austrian won the F1 drivers' championship in 1975 and 1977 with Ferrari and again in 1984 with McLaren.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 21, 2019

Scientists find 414 million pieces of plastic debris on remote islands
The extraordinary haul means we may have underestimated the scale of the world's plastic problem.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 21, 2019

Disturbing survey reveals 414 million pieces of plastic debris on remote islands
The extraordinary haul means we may have underestimated the scale of the world's plastic problem.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 21, 2019

Suspect in Christchurch mosque shootings charged with terrorism
The suspect is now charged with engaging in a terrorist act in the attack that killed 51 people.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 21, 2019

'Junk news' gets higher engagement before E.U. elections, Oxford study finds
Misinformation trends in the E.U. elections could foreshadow what's in store for America's next presidential race.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 20, 2019

Russian documents reveal desire to sow racial discord — and violence — in the U.S.
The revelations come as U.S. intelligence agencies have warned of probable Russian meddling in the 2020 election.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 20, 2019

Thousands rally in Northern Ireland in support of gay marriage
The Belfast rally was led by the same-sex partner of slain journalist and LGBTQ advocate Lyra McKee.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 20, 2019

UN health agency struggles with travel abuses
traveling in business class, booking expensive last-minute tickets and traveling without the required approvals. The abuses could spook potential donors and partners.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 20, 2019

U.N. health agency struggles with travel abuses
Traveling in business class, booking expensive last-minute tickets and not getting required approval are abuses that could spook potential donors.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 20, 2019

In oil-rich Venezuela, residents are dealing with vast gasoline lines
"It's all coming together into a toxic brew — that is really having a devastating effect," said a U.S.-based analyst.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 20, 2019

Britain's iconic red phone boxes can be adopted for just $1.30
Around 5,000 remain among the 31,000 total payphones in the U.K.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 20, 2019

Sweden wants detention order for Assange
Swedish authorities on Monday issued a request for a detention order against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 20, 2019

4 Americans, 1 Canadian die as plane crashes off Honduras
The Piper Cherokee Six plummeted into the Atlantic shortly after takeoff from the popular tourist destination of Roatan en route to the port of Trujillo.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 19, 2019

At least 12 injured after explosion hits tourist bus near Egypt's pyramids
Most of those injured were foreign tourists, security sources told Reuters.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 19, 2019

For Trump, not all tariffs are created equal
The president's trade war might hurt his voters who work in agriculture, but the scene is very different for voters in auto and manufacturing industries.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 19, 2019

Blame it on Bieber: Iceland canyon too popular with visitors
Icelandic environmental officials have had to close off the Fjadrárgljúfur canyon to protect it from the hordes of Justin Bieber fans who are determined to visit the site.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 19, 2019

Saudis say they don't want war with Iran, but will defend themselves
President Donald Trump appears to have softened his tone in recent days, saying he expects Iran to seek negotiations with his administration.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 19, 2019

For Northern Ireland, 'Game of Thrones' is much more than a popular TV show
Tourism has become big business for Northern Ireland, with the show helping to attract 120,000 visitors a year and bringing in $40 million a year.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 18, 2019

Israel hosts Eurovision song contest amid protests
Palestinian rights groups say the popular music contest distracts from Israel's military occupation of Gaza and the West Bank.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 18, 2019

Israel set to host Eurovision song contest amid protests
Palestinian rights groups say the popular music contest distracts from Israel's military occupation of Gaza and the West Bank.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 18, 2019

Australia's ruling conservatives win election 'miracle' while anti-Muslim senator loses seat
Sen. Fraser Anning, who was egged by a teen for anti-Muslim comments after the Christchurch massacre in New Zealand, lost his seat in Saturday's general election.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 18, 2019

Austria's far-right vice chancellor resigns after video sparks corruption scandal
Heinz-Christian Strache said Saturday that he is resigning after footage apparently showed him discussing state contracts with a potential Russian backer in return for political support.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 18, 2019

Next week's European elections in the U.K. could be a $100M farce thanks to Brexit
It's an election the U.K. doesn't want and might not even need.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 18, 2019

U.S. warns airliners flying in Persian Gulf amid Iran tensions
Concerns about a possible conflict have flared since the White House ordered warships and bombers to the region to counter an alleged, unexplained threat from Iran.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 17, 2019

U.S. poised to lift steel and aluminum tariffs it slapped on Canada and Mexico
The move last May to implement tariffs under the guise of national security measures triggered tit-for-tat tariffs from Canada and Mexico.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 17, 2019

U.S. and Canada have reached agreement to lift steel and aluminum tariffs
Last year's move to implement tariffs under the guise of national security measures triggered tit-for-tat tariffs from Canada and Mexico.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 17, 2019

U.S. and Canada reach deal to lift steel and aluminum tariffs
Last year's move to implement tariffs under the guise of national security measures triggered tit-for-tat tariffs from Canada and Mexico.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 17, 2019

Man arrested in Nicaragua protests killed in prison
A Nicaraguan-American, who was arrested during anti-government protests, was killed at La Modelo Prison after "a serious disturbance," authorities claim.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 17, 2019

Australian rugby star sacked after homophobic social media post
Israel Folau's status as Australian rugby's unrivaled star wasn't enough to save his job after an online post condemning gay people to eternal damnation.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 17, 2019

Restaurant accidentally serves $5,700 bottle of Bordeaux
The bottle of Château Le Pin came from one of only 500 cases that were produced.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 17, 2019

Climate-conscious voters entrust E.U. ballots to their grandchildren
"The voice of young people needs to be heard."

MSNBC Int'l News
May 17, 2019

In first for Asia, Taiwan approves same-sex marriage
Taiwan's Constitutional Court in May 2017 said the constitution allows same-sex marriages and gave parliament two years to adjust laws accordingly.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 16, 2019

Mediation in Norway aims to resolve Venezuela crisis
The Norwegian Centre for Conflict Resolution has worked behind the scenes since last year to bring the two sides in Venezuela together.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 16, 2019

Ex-Australian Prime Minister Bob Hawke dies at age 89
Hawke was Australia's longest-serving Labor Party prime minister and his charisma and powers of persuasion earned him near-folk hero status among many Australians.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 16, 2019

Panama sees surge in migrants crossing dangerous Darien Gap
Panamanian authorities are seeing more people in the roadless, lawless region of tropical isthmus between South and North America.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 16, 2019

China arrests 2 Canadians accused of espionage
The pair were first detained in December last year in apparent retaliation for Canada's arrest of a Huawei executive on behalf of the United States.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 16, 2019

Prince Harry wins damages over aerial pictures of his private home
Harry's lawyer said a news agency chartered a helicopter in January to take photos and film the private home of Harry and his wife, Meghan.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 16, 2019

Iran threat disputed by foreign officials
"There's been no increased threat from Iranian backed forces in Iraq and Syria," said British Maj. Gen. Chris Ghika.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 16, 2019

Venezuelan government, opposition enter talks to end crisis
Envoys are headed to Norway, but progress is expected to be slow.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 15, 2019

U.K. talk show canceled after man outed as cheating on girlfriend dies
The death of Steven Dymond, who had taken part in a lie detector test in an episode, has raised questions about broadcasters' responsibility.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 15, 2019

'I'm scared': In Venezuela, dialysis patients grapple with power cuts
"I have not had dialysis for two days because there has been no electricity," says a worried woman. "I am scared."

MSNBC Int'l News
May 15, 2019

Venezuela exodus raises worries of babies being stateless
Statelessness experts say the onus is on Colombia to rectify the status of Venezuelan children born on its territory.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 15, 2019

Scientology cruise ship passengers cleared of measles risk, the church says
"All passengers and crew (100%) of the Freewinds have been fully cleared of any possible risk of being infected by the measles or infecting others," the Church of Scientology said.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 15, 2019

College students robbed at gunpoint while visiting preschool in South Africa
The 19 students, professor and staff member from the University of Florida were robbed of their laptops, cellphones, cameras, passports and bags.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 15, 2019

Half of Americans don't know about the fatal Boeing crashes and most say ticket price is more important anyway
"We don't book the plane, we book the place," said one traveler.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 15, 2019

Half of Americans don't know about the fatal Boeing crashes, and most say ticket price is more important anyway
"We don't book the plane, we book the place," one traveler said.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 15, 2019

State Department orders nonemergency personnel to leave Iraq posts
An earlier warning urged Americans in the country to avoid places known as gathering places for U.S. citizens and to keep a low profile.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 15, 2019

State Department orders non-emergency personnel to leave Iraq posts
An earlier warning urged Americans in the country to avoid places known as gathering places for U.S. citizens and to keep a low profile.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 15, 2019

State Department orders non-emergency personnel to leave Iraq posts
The State Department has also warned citizens about traveling to the country.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 15, 2019

Millennials create own political parties as 373 million Europeans prepare to vote
The European Parliament makes laws that impact the daily lives of around 508 million people in 28 countries.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 14, 2019

Facebook to restrict livestream feature after Christchurch attack
The company said it would prevent users who violate "our most serious policies" from using Facebook Live for "set periods of time — for example 30 days — starting on their first offense."

MSNBC Int'l News
May 14, 2019

From Bolton to Bibi to Riyadh, Trump faces calls for confronting Iran
Analysis: With North Korea, Trump first threatened and then sought a deal. But he has a more hardline White House team now, with fewer moderating voices.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 14, 2019

Mexico City's residents are engulfed in a thick haze of air pollution
For four straight days, the capital has been engulfed in a thick haze of air pollution as forest fires rage across the country.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 14, 2019

European LGBTQ rights have eroded in past year, advocacy group warns
"We see concrete evidence of rollback at political and legislative levels," ILGA-Europe's leader said. "There is no more time to waste."

MSNBC Int'l News
May 14, 2019

"We always win," Trump says, dismissing trade war with China as "a little squabble"
Trump downplayed the escalating global tensions and market volatility brought about by the ongoing tit-for-tat over tariffs.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 14, 2019

Russia timeline: Key players, meetings and investigation details
More than 300 events, more than 100 people and organizations, spanning more than ten years.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 14, 2019

Trump disputes report of plan to send 120,000 troops to Middle East
But the president said if he were to assemble forces to counter Iran, it would be a "hell of a lot" more than that.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 14, 2019

Trump playing "a game of chicken" on China trade, economists say
While Trump will "100 percent see how far he can take it," one of the only ways he keeps his seat in the next election is if the economy is doing really well, global trade analysts point out.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 14, 2019

Trump playing 'a game of chicken' on China trade, economists say
While Trump will "100 percent see how far he can take it," one of the only ways he keeps his seat in the next election is if the economy is doing really well, global trade analysts point out.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 14, 2019

Ship sabotage mystery raises fears of accidental conflict with Iran
The Trump administration is "playing with fire, and all it takes is for one thing to go wrong because the Middle East is a tinderbox," one expert said.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 14, 2019

Massive 7.5 earthquake strikes Papua New Guinea
"A tsunami threat exists for parts of the Pacific located close to the earthquake," the U.S. Geological Survey warned.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 14, 2019

What helps prevent dementia? Try exercise, not vitamin pills
Although age is the top risk factor, "dementia is not a natural or inevitable consequence of aging," says the World Health Organization.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 14, 2019

Trump is right that tariffs 'helped' GDP growth, but not in the way you want
"The unexpectedly good first quarter 3.2% GDP was greatly helped by Tariffs from China. Some people just don't get it!" Trump tweeted on Monday.

MSNBC Int'l News
May 14, 2019

Australian political leaders agree gays don't go to hell
Christian beliefs rose to extraordinary prominence ahead of Australia's federal elections this weekend.

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