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Amy Bracken knew her cousin Matt had long been trying to stop rhino poachers in Africa. When at a family reunion he said he was organizing soccer games for poaching communities, she was intrigued.
Monitor correspondent Whitney Eulich was working at home on Tuesday, with her 11-month-old daughter downstairs, when a 7.1 earthquake struck Mexico City. Two days later, she reflects on living with temblors, and the power of public support.
Syria is urging a 'non-politicized' inquiry into the deaths of 70 people on Tuesday, allegedly from a chemical weapons attack on rebel territory, and says Russia has ideas for how to carry it out.
Turkey accuses the cleric of being the author of last summer’s failed coup. Whether or not the Trump administration sides with Turkey or European skeptics could shape the course of the war against ISIS.
A Russian emergency worker evacuates a cat from a burning animal shelter in St. Petersburg, Russia, June 14. The Emergencies Ministry said its workers saved 300 cats and seven dogs from the fire.
The one-time Irish Republican Army commander and former first minister of Northern Ireland, who passed away today, was both a gunman and a statesman.
A recent United Nations report ranked the Scandinavian country as the number-one nation on Earth, in terms of happiness.
Cairo officials say the newly discovered huge statue was likely not Pharaoh Ramses II, but Psamtik I, a lesser-known pharaoh of the 26th Dynasty.
It may be too soon to tell, but early signs suggest that some Mexicans who once sought work in the United States may look to Canada during the Trump presidency.
As the British government prepares to withdraw from the European Union, Scotland drafts a policy to formally split from the United Kingdom.
Once a frontrunner in the presidential race but now facing a corruption investigation, senior members of his party have reportedly been discussing replacing him.
Diplomatic relations between Turkey, an aspiring EU member, and several European nations have strained over what European leaders view as efforts to give the Turkish president new powers.
Mass unmarked graves at a former orphanage in Tuam, County Galway, may resurface the pain of older scandals centered around the Catholic Church.
Communities spring up in the buildings and spaces where families manage to find a spot. Many refugees say their hope is in giving their children a better future.
While White House spokesman Sean Spicer described US-Mexico relations as "phenomenal," the Mexico Foreign Secretary said his government "do[es] not have to accept provisions that one government unilaterally wants to impose on the other."
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