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An undated handout photo sourced from social media shows 22-year-old Younes Abouyaaqoub, who is suspected of being the driver of the vehicle that killed 14 people in the Las Ramblas boulevard in Barcelona, Spain. AP hide caption toggle caption AP An undated handout photo sourced from social media shows 22-year-old Younes Abouyaaqoub, who is suspected [...]

Police officers stand by the body of a man who was killed after an alleged stabbing attack on Saturday in the Siberian city of Surgut, Russia. Irina Shvets/AP hide caption toggle caption Irina Shvets/AP Police officers stand by the body of a man who was killed after an alleged stabbing attack on Saturday in the [...]

Police officers and rescuers in the Finnish city of Turku after several people were stabbed on Friday. Bernat Majo /AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Bernat Majo /AFP/Getty Images Police officers and rescuers in the Finnish city of Turku after several people were stabbed on Friday. Bernat Majo /AFP/Getty Images Two people were killed Friday [...]

KELLY MCEVERS, HOST: In Spain, 14 people are dead and more than 120 injured between the van attack yesterday in Barcelona and a second attack in a seaside resort town this morning. Those killed and injured came from dozens of different countries. And Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said at least one American was among [...]

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro addresses the constituent assembly earlier this month. The group, which Maduro called for and which enjoys wide-ranging powers, granted itself the ability to pass laws. Ronaldo Schemidt/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Ronaldo Schemidt/AFP/Getty Images Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro addresses the constituent assembly earlier this month. The group, which Maduro called [...]

Relatives of an alleged drug dealer killed during a police anti-drug operation react upon seeing his body in Manila on Thursday. Police in the Philippine capital shot dead more than two dozen drug suspects in another round of anti-drug raids, authorities said, as they followed President Rodrigo Duterte’s call for dozens of deaths a day. [...]

NPR’s Robert Siegel talks with Guy Hedgecoe, a reporter who is following the deadly van attack in Barcelona from Madrid. Article source: http://www.npr.org/2017/08/17/544288386/at-least-13-dead-more-than-100-injured-in-barcelona-van-attack?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=world

Malala Yousafzai is congratulated after collecting her A-level exam results at Edgbaston High School for Girls in Birmingham, England. Darren Staples/Reuters hide caption toggle caption Darren Staples/Reuters Malala Yousafzai is congratulated after collecting her A-level exam results at Edgbaston High School for Girls in Birmingham, England. Darren Staples/Reuters Malala Yousafzai was only 15 when she [...]

“Nature loves to hide.” This is how, more than 25 centuries back, the pre-Socratic Greek philosopher Heraclitus of Ephesus expressed the sense of mystery we all feel when we start pondering how the world works. There seem to be hidden mechanisms, secret pacts between the things that make the world the world, from the smallest [...]

President Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shake hands in Jerusalem in May. Some critics say Netanyahu responded cautiously to the Charlottesville rally because he wanted to avoid angering Trump. Sebastian Scheiner/AP hide caption toggle caption Sebastian Scheiner/AP President Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shake hands in Jerusalem in May. Some critics [...]