CANBERRA, Australia — Papua New Guinea says it is helping evacuate thousands of people at risk from a volcanic eruption in the South Pacific Island nation’s north.
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LONDON—Queen Elizabeth II reveals the secrets of giving a speech while wearing a weighty crown, in unusually candid comments that are part of a new documentary on her coronation and the symbolism of the crown jewels.
WASHINGTON—U.S. President Donald Trump today denied using certain “language” as fury spread over his comments about immigration during a private meeting with lawmakers.
But neither he nor the White House denied the most controversial of his comments: using the word “shithole” to describe countries in Africa and saying he would prefer immigrants from countries like Norway instead.
LUBEC, Maine — A fishing-industry building on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places is half-submerged in waters near a Canadian island, and conservationists fear it could disintegrate before legal tangles are resolved.
BANGKOK — Thai authorities have seized 148 kilograms (326 pounds) of African elephant ivory, including three large tusks, worth around 15 million baht ($469,800) from a Bangkok airport.
LONDON — A British butcher who got locked in a freezer says he was saved by a frozen sausage that he used as a battering ram.
Chris McCabe says he became trapped in the walk-in freezer at his shop in Totnes, southwest England, last month when wind blew the door shut. The safety button to open the door had frozen in the -20 C (-4 F) chill.
WASHINGTON—Consider this cold comfort: a quick study of the brutal American cold snap found that the Arctic blast really wasn't global warming but a freak of nature.
SEOUL—It's been more than a decade since the leaders of the two Koreas have held a summit.
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NEW DELHI — At least three children have been killed by leopards in a series of recent attacks in rural India, according to media reports and wildlife experts.
SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — It’s been more than a decade since the leaders of the two Koreas have held a summit. Could it happen now?