Posted: 2020-11-23 01:04:29
It is the first such meeting between Israeli and Saudi leaders to be reported widely in Israeli media. Netanyahu reportedly met Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman....
Posted: 2020-11-23 10:16:21
At a virtual meeting of the G20, the German chancellor said she was worried about vaccine availability....
U.K. Coronavirus Trial Promises 'Highly ...

U.K. Coronavirus Trial Promises 'Highly Effective' New Vaccine


Pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca made the announcement on Monday, saying that one dosing regimen showed the drug was 90% effective in preventing infection....
Posted: 2020-11-23 10:12:48
U.K. Coronavirus Trial Promises 'Highly Effective' New Vaccine
Pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca made the announcement on Monday, saying that one dosing regimen showed the drug was 90% effective in preventing infection....
Battle Over Ethiopia's Defiant Northwest...

Battle Over Ethiopia's Defiant Northwest Region Of Tigray Ramps Up


Ethiopia's prime minister has given the rebellious region a deadline to surrender or his forces would assault the capital. Fears of a humanitarian crisis grow....
Posted: 2020-11-23 10:02:16
Battle Over Ethiopia's Defiant Northwest Region Of Tigray Ramps Up
Ethiopia's prime minister has given the rebellious region a deadline to surrender or his forces would assault the capital. Fears of a humanitarian crisis grow....
Many European Leaders Hope U.S.-German Relati...

Many European Leaders Hope U.S.-German Relations Will Strengthen


NPR's Steve Inskeep speaks with Peter Wittig, the former German ambassador to the U.S., about the state of the trans-Atlantic relationship, and expectations for the Biden presidency....
Posted: 2020-11-23 10:02:00
Many European Leaders Hope U.S.-German Relations Will Strengthen
NPR's Steve Inskeep speaks with Peter Wittig, the former German ambassador to the U.S., about the state of the trans-Atlantic relationship, and expectations for the Biden presidency....

Posted: 2020-11-22 11:49:23
The Chang'e-5 mission will attempt to bring back rock and soil samples from a previously unexplored part of the moon, helping scientists better understand its volcanic history....
Posted: 2020-11-22 10:30:00
NPR's Leila Fadel speaks with Robert Malley of the International Crisis Group about the foreign policy decisions the president might make as his time in office comes to an end....
Somalia's Strongest Tropical Cyclone Eve...

Somalia's Strongest Tropical Cyclone Ever Recorded Could Drop 2 Years' Rain In 2 Days


Tropical Cyclone Gati, which made landfall in the country on Sunday, could drop two years' worth of rain in the next two days....
Posted: 2020-11-22 10:25:45
Somalia's Strongest Tropical Cyclone Ever Recorded Could Drop 2 Years' Rain In 2 Days
Tropical Cyclone Gati, which made landfall in the country on Sunday, could drop two years' worth of rain in the next two days....
What's That Smell? Researchers Hope To R...

What's That Smell? Researchers Hope To Recreate Historic Scents From Europe's Past


Using machine learning and artificial intelligence, researchers hope to document — and later recreate — historical scents and smell-scapes from as far back as the 16th century....
Posted: 2020-11-22 01:47:59
What's That Smell? Researchers Hope To Recreate Historic Scents From Europe's Past
Using machine learning and artificial intelligence, researchers hope to document — and later recreate — historical scents and smell-scapes from as far back as the 16th century....
Pompeo Attempts To Cement Trump's Legacy...

Pompeo Attempts To Cement Trump's Legacy In Isreal Ahead Of A Biden Presidency


As the Biden administration approaches, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tries to cement the Trump administration's controversial pro-Israel policies....
Posted: 2020-11-22 01:20:10
Pompeo Attempts To Cement Trump's Legacy In Isreal Ahead Of A Biden Presidency
As the Biden administration approaches, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tries to cement the Trump administration's controversial pro-Israel policies....

Posted: 2020-11-22 01:20:00
As the Biden administration approaches, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tries to cement the Trump administration's controversial pro-Israel policies....
Posted: 2020-11-22 01:20:00
Europe is trying to battle a new COVID-19 spike with lockdowns. Although the short-term restrictions can be severe, people have free healthcare and income support from the region's governmen...
Climate Change Closes In On Lebanon's Ic...

Climate Change Closes In On Lebanon's Iconic Cedar Trees


A symbol of Lebanon's resilience through its long, turbulent history, the country's towering cedars now face increasing threats from wildfire and parasites, both fueled by global warming....
Posted: 2020-11-22 12:01:00
Climate Change Closes In On Lebanon's Iconic Cedar Trees
A symbol of Lebanon's resilience through its long, turbulent history, the country's towering cedars now face increasing threats from wildfire and parasites, both fueled by global warming....
'Slow Down,' 'Don't Quit&...

'Slow Down,' 'Don't Quit': Advice From 7 Women Who Overcame Their Pandemic Struggles


Nominated by NPR readers, we highlight the story of seven women who overcame personal struggles through the pandemic – and how they found the strength to pull through....
Posted: 2020-11-22 11:00:30
'Slow Down,' 'Don't Quit': Advice From 7 Women Who Overcame Their Pandemic Struggles
Nominated by NPR readers, we highlight the story of seven women who overcame personal struggles through the pandemic – and how they found the strength to pull through....
Lego Wunderkind Wows With His Intricate Model...

Lego Wunderkind Wows With His Intricate Models Of German Soccer Stadiums


Joe Bryant, a 12-year-old fanatic of the German pro soccer league, has been building detailed reconstructions of their arenas out of the tiny bricks without the help of blueprints....
Posted: 2020-11-22 02:01:19
Lego Wunderkind Wows With His Intricate Models Of German Soccer Stadiums
Joe Bryant, a 12-year-old fanatic of the German pro soccer league, has been building detailed reconstructions of their arenas out of the tiny bricks without the help of blueprints....

Posted: 2020-11-22 12:40:18
Saudi Arabia, which is hosting this year's virtual summit, opened up the two-day meeting urging leaders to mount a global response to the coronavirus pandemic....
Posted: 2020-11-21 11:15:28
After 30 years in prison, and five years on stringent parole, former U.S. Navy analyst Jonathan Pollard plans to move to Israel, his lawyers said....
A Look At COVID-19 Vaccine Development Progre...

A Look At COVID-19 Vaccine Development Progress


The race to develop COVID-19 vaccines is moving swiftly, both nationally and internationally. But challenges remain when it comes to distributing vaccines around the world....
Posted: 2020-11-21 10:00:00
A Look At COVID-19 Vaccine Development Progress
The race to develop COVID-19 vaccines is moving swiftly, both nationally and internationally. But challenges remain when it comes to distributing vaccines around the world....
'Travel Bubble' Between Hong Kong A...

'Travel Bubble' Between Hong Kong And Singapore Is Delayed Amid COVID-19 Spike


The arrangement, originally slated to begin Sunday, would have provided some travelers the ability to bypass a 14-day quarantine period. But new cases in Hong Kong have put the plan on hold....
Posted: 2020-11-21 07:47:44
'Travel Bubble' Between Hong Kong And Singapore Is Delayed Amid COVID-19 Spike
The arrangement, originally slated to begin Sunday, would have provided some travelers the ability to bypass a 14-day quarantine period. But new cases in Hong Kong have put the plan on hold....
Kabul Battered By Rockets Ahead Of Pompeo...

Kabul Battered By Rockets Ahead Of Pompeo's Planned Talks With Taliban


The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attacks, which killed at least eight in the Afghan capital and came on a day when Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was to discuss Afghan peace ...
Posted: 2020-11-21 06:12:37
Kabul Battered By Rockets Ahead Of Pompeo's Planned Talks With Taliban
The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attacks, which killed at least eight in the Afghan capital and came on a day when Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was to discuss Afghan peace ...

Posted: 2020-11-21 04:31:28
A federal judge ordered the CEO over the Voice of America to stop investigating its journalists for anti-Trump bias, saying he caused "self-censorship and the chilling of First Amendment exp...
Posted: 2020-11-21 12:56:26
The intellectual heart of China's Muslim community is under threat as scholars, writers, religious leaders and their families are under constant state surveillance....
Drug Charges Dropped For Former Mexican Defen...

Drug Charges Dropped For Former Mexican Defense Secretary


Mexico's former defense minister is back home after the U.S. dropped drug trafficking charges against him. The move raises questions about whether he'll face justice....
Posted: 2020-11-21 12:56:26
Drug Charges Dropped For Former Mexican Defense Secretary
Mexico's former defense minister is back home after the U.S. dropped drug trafficking charges against him. The move raises questions about whether he'll face justice....
Ugandan Presidential Candidate Discusses Prot...

Ugandan Presidential Candidate Discusses Protests Following His Arrest


Protests turned violent this week following the arrest of Ugandan activist and presidential contender Bobi Wine. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Wine about his campaign....
Posted: 2020-11-21 12:56:00
Ugandan Presidential Candidate Discusses Protests Following His Arrest
Protests turned violent this week following the arrest of Ugandan activist and presidential contender Bobi Wine. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Wine about his campaign....
12 Year Old Lego Fan Builds Intricate Models ...

12 Year Old Lego Fan Builds Intricate Models Of German Soccer Stadiums


NPR's Scott Simon speaks to 12-year-old Joe Bryant, who has been building intricate models of German soccer stadiums out of Lego blocks without any blueprints....
Posted: 2020-11-21 12:56:00
12 Year Old Lego Fan Builds Intricate Models Of German Soccer Stadiums
NPR's Scott Simon speaks to 12-year-old Joe Bryant, who has been building intricate models of German soccer stadiums out of Lego blocks without any blueprints....

Posted: 2020-11-20 10:08:50
A large and isolated region of northeastern Canada entered a two-week lockdown as coronavirus cases creep up in areas, including largely Indigenous communities, with limited access to intens...
Posted: 2020-11-20 08:58:43
A Black man in Brazil died after being severely beaten by supermarket security guards. The incident that was caught on video on the eve of Black Consciousness Day is causing a huge outcry....
Coronavirus FAQ: How Safe Is It To Work Out I...

Coronavirus FAQ: How Safe Is It To Work Out In A Gym Or Play Indoor Sports?


And what about those outdoor tents that gyms and spin studios are setting up? Is it safe to exercise in there, too?...
Posted: 2020-11-20 08:22:04
Coronavirus FAQ: How Safe Is It To Work Out In A Gym Or Play Indoor Sports?
And what about those outdoor tents that gyms and spin studios are setting up? Is it safe to exercise in there, too?...
Black Man Dies After Beating By Security Guar...

Black Man Dies After Beating By Security Guards, Sparking Outrage In Brazil


João Alberto Silveira Freitas died after an encounter with security guards outside a grocery store in southern Brazil. It was partially captured on cellphone video and later posted to socia...
Posted: 2020-11-20 08:09:00
Black Man Dies After Beating By Security Guards, Sparking Outrage In Brazil
João Alberto Silveira Freitas died after an encounter with security guards outside a grocery store in southern Brazil. It was partially captured on cellphone video and later posted to socia...
After Australian Report, Calls Grow For More ...

After Australian Report, Calls Grow For More Investigations Of Abuses In Afghanistan


"Only through a series of independent inquiries will we uncover the true extent of this disregard for Afghan life, which normalized murder, and resulted in war crimes," an Afghan rights grou...
Posted: 2020-11-20 07:55:56
After Australian Report, Calls Grow For More Investigations Of Abuses In Afghanistan
"Only through a series of independent inquiries will we uncover the true extent of this disregard for Afghan life, which normalized murder, and resulted in war crimes," an Afghan rights grou...

Posted: 2020-11-20 07:55:00
Joe Biden intends to admit 125,000 refugees in his first year. Many will be fleeing religious persecution. While highlighting persecution, President Trump cut refugee admissions to 15,000....
Posted: 2020-11-20 07:49:10
The medicine is one of the few to win regulatory approval as a treatment for the disease, but has fallen out of favor with the health authority....
Azerbaijani Troops Enter Disputed Territory H...

Azerbaijani Troops Enter Disputed Territory Handed Over By Armenia


Azerbaijani troops moved into Aghdam, the first of three districts to be returned to the country under the latest cease-fire. President Ilham Aliyev hailed the moment Friday as a "historic v...
Posted: 2020-11-20 04:52:00
Azerbaijani Troops Enter Disputed Territory Handed Over By Armenia
Azerbaijani troops moved into Aghdam, the first of three districts to be returned to the country under the latest cease-fire. President Ilham Aliyev hailed the moment Friday as a "historic v...
Why Does A Virus Cause Problems In One Region...

Why Does A Virus Cause Problems In One Region But Not Another? A Study Offers Insight


In 2015, the mosquito-borne virus Zika exploded in South America. Health experts predicted it would erupt in Africa. But a major outbreak never happened. Now scientists think they understand...
Posted: 2020-11-20 04:31:16
Why Does A Virus Cause Problems In One Region But Not Another? A Study Offers Insight
In 2015, the mosquito-borne virus Zika exploded in South America. Health experts predicted it would erupt in Africa. But a major outbreak never happened. Now scientists think they understand...
India Confirms 9 Million Coronavirus Infectio...

India Confirms 9 Million Coronavirus Infections


Only one other country — the United States — has surpassed the milestone of 9 million total cases, since the pandemic began....
Posted: 2020-11-20 11:36:24
India Confirms 9 Million Coronavirus Infections
Only one other country — the United States — has surpassed the milestone of 9 million total cases, since the pandemic began....

Posted: 2020-11-20 10:04:02
Two Republican Michigan lawmakers are invited to the White House as Trump contests election results. We discuss if testing is a safe strategy for holiday travel. And, Mike Pompeo visits Isra...
Posted: 2020-11-20 10:04:02
With just a couple months left for the Trump administration, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in the Middle East setting new pro-Israel policies that could affect the Biden presidency....
Paris' Iconic Shakespeare And Company Bo...

Paris' Iconic Shakespeare And Company Bookstore In Trouble Amid COVID-19 Pandemic


Famous English-language Paris bookstore Shakespeare and Company has lost nearly 80% of its revenue since the first pandemic shutdown in France. The owner of the shop is pleading for help....
Posted: 2020-11-20 10:04:02
Paris' Iconic Shakespeare And Company Bookstore In Trouble Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
Famous English-language Paris bookstore Shakespeare and Company has lost nearly 80% of its revenue since the first pandemic shutdown in France. The owner of the shop is pleading for help....
Australian State Cuts COVID Lockdown Short, S...

Australian State Cuts COVID Lockdown Short, Saying Man Lied To Contact Tracers


In South Australia, officials earlier this week imposed a strict coronavirus measures, but their decision was based in part on one man who misled health officials....
Posted: 2020-11-20 09:03:24
Australian State Cuts COVID Lockdown Short, Saying Man Lied To Contact Tracers
In South Australia, officials earlier this week imposed a strict coronavirus measures, but their decision was based in part on one man who misled health officials....
Mexico Surpasses 100,000 COVID-19 Deaths...

Mexico Surpasses 100,000 COVID-19 Deaths


The milestone comes just two days after the country reported one million confirmed coronavirus infections. Mexico is only the fourth country to surpass 100,000 COVID-19 deaths....
Posted: 2020-11-20 07:49:47
Mexico Surpasses 100,000 COVID-19 Deaths
The milestone comes just two days after the country reported one million confirmed coronavirus infections. Mexico is only the fourth country to surpass 100,000 COVID-19 deaths....

Posted: 2020-11-19 09:56:18
With more than 48,000 dead, Africa braces for second wave of the virus and the challenge of affording the potential vaccines....
Posted: 2020-11-19 08:51:42
The Australian military released a candid report detailing war crimes allegedly committed by Australian forces serving in Afghanistan. The report claims Australian troops killed 39 unarmed c...
Danish Agriculture Minister Resigns Amid Crit...

Danish Agriculture Minister Resigns Amid Criticism For Ordering Mink Cull


The cull was ordered after a mutated version of the coronavirus was found to have spread among the country's mink herd. It later emerged the government did not have legislation in place for ...
Posted: 2020-11-19 07:32:00
Danish Agriculture Minister Resigns Amid Criticism For Ordering Mink Cull
The cull was ordered after a mutated version of the coronavirus was found to have spread among the country's mink herd. It later emerged the government did not have legislation in place for ...
Long-Lasting Anti-AIDS Meds Eliminate 'P...

Long-Lasting Anti-AIDS Meds Eliminate 'Psychic Toll' Of Daily Pill


The drugs only need to be taken a few times a year — and may soon be available in many parts of the world. Patients say they are more convenient and less stigmatizing....
Posted: 2020-11-19 07:11:54
Long-Lasting Anti-AIDS Meds Eliminate 'Psychic Toll' Of Daily Pill
The drugs only need to be taken a few times a year — and may soon be available in many parts of the world. Patients say they are more convenient and less stigmatizing....
Trump Administration Labels Movement To Boyco...

Trump Administration Labels Movement To Boycott Israel 'Anti-Semitic'


The same day Secretary of State Mike Pompeo paid an unprecedented visit to Israeli settlements, he also announced policies targeting the movement to boycott, divest and sanction the country....
Posted: 2020-11-19 03:32:00
Trump Administration Labels Movement To Boycott Israel 'Anti-Semitic'
The same day Secretary of State Mike Pompeo paid an unprecedented visit to Israeli settlements, he also announced policies targeting the movement to boycott, divest and sanction the country....

Posted: 2020-11-19 10:18:41
Premier Prayuth Chan-ocha, who seized power in a coup six years ago, issued a statement addressing months of unrest, promising to use "all" the country's laws to quash the protests....
Posted: 2020-11-19 10:06:00
Leaders of the world's biggest economies will meet virtually — depriving Saudi leaders the chance to show off their country. It also might help them avoid attention on human rights violati...
Australian Special Forces Unlawfully Killed 3...

Australian Special Forces Unlawfully Killed 39 In Afghanistan, New Report Says


The findings indicate that Australia's special forces soldiers unlawfully killed 39 Afghans nationals or non-combatants during operations from 2009 to 2013....
Posted: 2020-11-19 08:05:09
Australian Special Forces Unlawfully Killed 39 In Afghanistan, New Report Says
The findings indicate that Australia's special forces soldiers unlawfully killed 39 Afghans nationals or non-combatants during operations from 2009 to 2013....
Former Special Forces Captain Guilty Of Espio...

Former Special Forces Captain Guilty Of Espionage


Peter Rafael Dzibinski Debbins, code name lkar Lesnikov, pleads guilty to providing intelligence to Russia, and could spend the rest of his life in prison....
Posted: 2020-11-18 11:37:31
Former Special Forces Captain Guilty Of Espionage
Peter Rafael Dzibinski Debbins, code name lkar Lesnikov, pleads guilty to providing intelligence to Russia, and could spend the rest of his life in prison....
Early Trials Of Chinese Company's Vaccin...

Early Trials Of Chinese Company's Vaccine Show It Triggers An Immune Response


Hundreds of thousands of people in China have already received this vaccine. Now, preliminary trials are showing promising results, although it's too early to say whether it can prevent dise...
Posted: 2020-11-18 09:27:35
Early Trials Of Chinese Company's Vaccine Show It Triggers An Immune Response
Hundreds of thousands of people in China have already received this vaccine. Now, preliminary trials are showing promising results, although it's too early to say whether it can prevent dise...