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Food shortages? Grounded flights? These could be the consequences of a messy Brexit

Would a messy Brexit cause food shortages? Or planes to be grounded? Would car plants fall silent? With just eight months to go before Brexit, the UK government is fighting off accusations that it's not doing enough to prepare for ...

Iran shoots back at Trump: 'Color us unimpressed'

Iran has shot back at US President Donald Trump, dismissing his all-caps Twitter warning that the country would suffer consequences if it continued to threaten the US, saying it was unimpressed by the late-night tweet.

Thai soccer team rescued from cave to become novice Buddhist monks

The young Thai soccer team whose dramatic evacuation from a cave captured the world's attention took their first steps in becoming novice Buddhist monks on Tuesday, in a ceremony intended to honor their rescuers.

Hiking South Africa's Wild Coast through the spectacular Mkambati Nature Reserve

Some beaches are best enjoyed with umbrellas, lounge chairs and cocktails. But to experience beaches such as Mkambati, hiking shoes and canoes work better.

Eight killed in Nigeria mosque bombing

At least eight people were killed after a suicide bomber detonated explosives in a mosque in north-east Nigeria, police told CNN.

Madonna in Malawi to Advocate for Youth Education and Healthcare

Madonna is currently visiting Malawi, where she has worked since 2006 with her charitable organization, Raising Malawi. The musician and philanthropist is marking the first anniversary of the Mercy James Centre for Paediatric Surgery and Intensive Care, an ambitious project ...

5 things for July 23: Iran tweet, Branson duck boat, ride share livestreams

Looking for a city that's both green and disaster-resilient? The Philippines is building one just for you. Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door.

11-year-old girl in India raped by 17 men since January, police say

An 11-year-old girl from the Indian city of Chennai was raped by 17 men who worked in the building she lived in, local authorities said on Tuesday. The incidents took place from mid-January, according to S. Rajendran, the deputy commissioner ...

Opinion: Sorry, Mandela, my generation has failed you

"Who are the potential Mandelas of our generation?" The question hung in the air after I had asked it. I didn't intend to, as young South Africans hosted me at a Cape town event May this year, but it had ...

Dr. Glenda Baskin Glover Installed as 30th International President of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated

With a commitment to excellence and a vow to uphold the grand legacy of its founders, Dr. Glenda Glover became the 30th International President of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. Dr. Glover took the helm of the nation’s oldest Greek-letter ...

Dr. Glenda Baskin Glover Installed as 30th International President of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated

With a commitment to excellence and a vow to uphold the grand legacy of its founders, Dr. Glenda Glover became the 30th International President of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. Dr. Glover took the helm of the nation’s oldest Greek-letter ...

Disney's next 700 million viewers might be in India

Disney's bet on Fox could soon give it a vast TV network and the leading video streaming service in a market of more than one billion people. If its blockbuster deal to buy most of 21st Century Fox goes through, ...

Japan floods: At least 100 dead after heavy rain and landslides

The rain may have stopped in Japan, but the country is facing a long recovery process after floods and landslides killed at least 90 people in the southwest.

Neymar on target as Brazil defeats Mexico to reach World Cup last eight

In a World Cup which has had little respect for pedigree, Brazil made sure it did not become the latest heavyweight to fall with a 2-0 win over Mexico to reach the quarterfinals in Russia.

Sweden marches on to quarterfinals after victory over Switzerland

Sweden continues to defy expectations at the World Cup and broke a 24-year drought by beating Switzerland 1-0 to progress to the quarterfinals for the first time since 1994.