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A member of German NGO Sea-Watch (L) helps a migrant to board a boat after he was recovered in the Mediterranean Sea on November 6, 2017.During a shipwreck, five people died, including a newborn child. According to the German NGO Sea-Watch, which has saved 58 migrants, the violent behavior of the Libyan coast guard caused the death of five persons. / AFP PHOTO / Alessio Paduano (Photo credit should read ALESSIO PADUANO/AFP/Getty Images)

That List Of 33,000 Migrants Who Have Died Is Just A Slice Of The Tragedy

Last week a list of more than 33,000 migrants who had died on their way to Europe made headlinesworldwide after a Berlin newspaper printed it as a 48-page insert in its Nov. 9 edition. People on Twitt...
NUMAZU, JAPAN - JANUARY 21: In this handout picture released by Awashima Marine Park, a 1.6 meter long Frill shark swims in a tank after being found by a fisherman at a bay in Numazu, on January 21, 2007 in Numazu, Japan. The frill shark, also known as a Frilled shark usually lives in waters of a depth of 600 meters and so it is very rare that this shark is found alive at sea-level. It's body shape and the number of gill are similar to fossils of sharks which lived 350,000,000 years ago. (Photo by Awashima Marine Park/Getty Images)

This Shark From Prehistoric Times Is Back To Freak Us All Out

The phrase "they don't make 'em like they used to" definitely applies to a rare shark found off the southern coast of Portugal. The shark in question is a frilled shark, a species that is considered a...
A Rohingya refugee gestures as people who crossed the Naf River with an improvised raft are temporarily detained by Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) at Sabrang near Teknaf, Bangladesh November 10, 2017. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain

Riz Ahmed, Mindy Kaling, Aziz Ansari And Others Launch Appeal For Rohingya

The plight of the Rohingya, more than a million mostly Muslim residents of Myanmar facing a government campaign of ethnic cleansing and torture, briefly dominated international headlines earlier this...
NEW DELHI, INDIA - NOVEMBER 8: Cyclists cover their faces to avoid pollution amid heavy smog, on November 8, 2017 in New Delhi, India. Delhi was enveloped in a thick blanket of haze for the second consecutive day with air quality levels deteriorating. Deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia says all schools to remain shut till Sunday. (Photo by Burhaan Kinu/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

Health Emergency Declared In New Delhi As Toxic Smog Blankets The City

Toxic smog has cloaked the Indian capital city of New Delhi this week, sending its air pollution levels off the charts and prompting officials to declare a public health crisis. The level of PM2.5 (a...
RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA - MAY 21: (----EDITORIAL USE ONLY MANDATORY CREDIT - 'BANDAR ALGALOUD / SAUDI ROYAL COUNCIL / HANDOUT' - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS----)US President Donald Trump, US First lady Melania Trump (2nd R), Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud (2nd L) and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi (L) put their hands on an illuminated globe during the inauguration ceremony of the Global Center for Combating Extremist Ideology in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on May 21, 2017. (Photo by Bandar Algaloud / Saudi Royal Council / Handout/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

Trump Backs Saudi Leaders During Mass Purge

President Donald Trump on Monday evening appeared to support an ongoing purge of officials in Saudi Arabia, saying on Twitter the country's leaders knew "exactly what they are doing" and suggesting th...
(FILES) This file photo taken on June 23, 2017 shows US President Donald Trump during a signing ceremony for the Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017, at the White House in Washington, DC.President Donald Trump likes to tweet early in the morning -- often while watching television. But on August 15, 2017, he may have hit the button a bit too quickly.From Trump Tower in New York, where he is spending a few days, the Republican leader retweeted a message from a man who called him a "fascist." It took him about 20 minutes to delete it.The man was replying to a Fox News tweet about the possibility that Trump could issue a pardon to Joe Arpaio, the former Arizona sheriff who has courted controversy -- and earned a conviction -- over his tough stance on immigrants. / AFP PHOTO / MANDEL NGAN

Here's A List Of Countries And Leaders Trump Has Insulted Since His Election

It's been almost a year since Donald Trump emerged from an election campaign of threats, lies and vitriol as the future president of the United States of America. His victory speech on Nov. 9, 2016, s...
President Donald Trump's taunts and insults directed at North Korean leader Kim Jong Un “create an incentive for the North Koreans to stage provocations to show him up,” a nuclear nonproliferation expert said.

Experts Urge Trump: 'Stick To The Script' In Asia, Don't Provoke North Korea

As President Donald Trump makes his journey to Asia for a 12-day, five-country trip, international security experts are urging him to "stick to the script" and avoid making incendiary comments while d...
A makeshift memorial stands on a bike path in lower Manhattan on November 1, 2017 in New York City. Eight people were killed and 12 injured on October 31 when suspect 29-year-old Sayfullo Saipov intentionally drove a truck onto the path. 

Here's What You Need To Know About The Phrase 'Allahu Akbar'

"Allahu akbar" is an Arabic phrase that translates to "God is greater." In the wake of a deadly attack in New York on Tuesday, this inherently spiritual phrase is being used in a different context: to...
WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 02: President Donald Trump speaks about tax reform legislation during a meeting with members of the House Ways and Means Committee in the Cabinet Room at the White House, November 2, 2017 in Washington, DC. On Thursday, Republican lawmakers unveiled their plans for a massive rewrite of the U.S. tax code. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Rogue Twitter Employee Deletes Donald Trump’s Account On Last Day

President Donald Trump's personal Twitter account, @realDonaldTrump, briefly vanished from the internet on Thursday. Social media users noticed that for a short period of time around 7 p.m. EDT Thursd...
Women commemorate the anniversary of Saudi Arabia's founding at King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh on Sept. 23, 2017. Strict rules on public segregation of the sexes have effectively barred women in Saudi Arabia from entering sports arenas.

Saudi Women Allowed Inside Sports Stadiums In Small Advance For Women’s Rights

Saudi Arabia has announced plans to allow women to enter sports stadiums starting next year, in the latest incremental advance for women's rights in the conservative Muslim country. Starting in 2018,...