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The leaders of Britain and Ireland joined hundreds of mourners on Wednesday at the funeral in Belfast of journalist Lyra McKee, whose killing by an Irish nationalist militant gunman has sparked outrage.
Boeing has technical fixes for the 737 Max airliner and new training for pilots in the wake of two disastrous crashes. Now comes the hard part: getting passengers and airlines back on board.
As geopolitical tensions rise on the high seas in the Asia-Pacific region, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is in Ottawa to ask Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for a deeper degree of engagement by Canada.
To some, Joe Biden is a steady political hand and seasoned U.S. statesman; to others, he is an occasional punchline and invader of personal space, with a spotty political record. Come Thursday, he likely will be seen by many as the early front-runner to become the Democratic presidential nominee.
A court in Hong Kong handed down prison sentences of up to 16 months Wednesday to eight leaders of massive 2014 pro-democracy protests after they were convicted last month of public nuisance offences.
The death toll from the Easter suicide bombings in Sri Lanka rose to 359 and more suspects have been arrested, police said Wednesday.
Saudi Arabia on Tuesday beheaded 37 Saudi citizens in a mass execution across the country for alleged terrorism-related crimes, publicly pinning one of the headless bodies to a pole as a warning to others.
The leaders of New Zealand and France said on Wednesday they will work together in an effort to stop social media from being used to promote terrorism and violent extremism.
A 24-year-old Wisconsin man has stepped forward to claim a $768-million US Powerball prize. The young man said he "felt lucky" the day he bought his tickets, but after learning about his win, he was worried people wanted to steal his ticket.
France's most powerful administrative court has refused the demands of Syria-based French women to be repatriated back to French soil with their families.
A closer look at the day's most notable stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse: Sri Lanka bombing investigation turns to ISIS as death toll climbs; working from home can be great, but you might want to think twice before ditching the daily commute.
Nearly 90 per cent of Egyptian voters taking part in a referendum have backed constitutional changes that could see President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi stay in power until 2030, according to the country's election commission.
The U.S. government on Tuesday filed its first criminal charges against a major drug distributor and company executives over their alleged roles in fuelling the nation's opioid epidemic by putting profits ahead of patients' safety.
Israel says it will name a new community on the Golan Heights after U.S. President Donald Trump as an expression of gratitude for his recognition of its claim of sovereignty over the strategic plateau.
Ukrainians react to the election of a comedian as their president as Russia refuses to offer its congratulations.
U.S. President Donald Trump will pay a state visit to Britain in June as a guest of Queen Elizabeth II, Buckingham Palace said Tuesday.
A lawmaker representing a gemstone-rich area in northern Myanmar says more than 50 people are believed to have died in a mudslide at a jade mining site.
U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report detailing questionable conduct by President Donald Trump and his 2016 presidential campaign could form a blueprint for impeachment, but pursuing that political process could also backfire on Democrats.