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Christopher Marlowe Officially Credited As Co-Author Of 3 Shakespeare Plays
Oxford University Press will list both William Shakespeare and Christopher Marlowe as co-authors of the three Henry VI plays in its newest complete edition of Shakespeare's work.
PHOTOS: France Begins Evicting Thousands Of Migrants From Notorious 'Jungle' ...
French security forces intend to dismantle the squalid camp that, despite its poor living conditions, has housed thousands of people who fled wars or poverty for a better life in Europe.
Improved U.S.-Cuba Relations Are Creating A Surge Of Cuban Migrants
Cubans migrants have received preferential treatment for more than a half-century. But as the U.S. and Cuba normalize relations, that policy could change and Cubans are racing to reach U.S. shores.
As U.S.-Cuba Ties Normalize, Cubans Fear Special Migrant Status Will End
Florida is seeing a surge of Cuban migrants desperate to make the dangerous sea crossing. They fear an end to current U.S. immigration policy, which gives Cubans who reach U.S. land special status.
France Begins Evicting Thousands Of Migrants From 'The Jungle'
The refugee camp known as The Jungle is located in the northern port city of Calais. Police have started removing thousands of migrants from the camp, and they're not happy about leaving.
Aid Workers Worry About Civilians Trapped In Mosul
Renee Montagne talks to Save the Children's Ruaridh Villar about what he's seeing and hearing from Iraqis fleeing Mosul, and the surrounding areas following the offensive against the Islamic State.
Mass-Eviction Set To Empty 'The Jungle' Of Migrants. What's Next For them?
France says the unofficial migrant camp on the north coast of the country will be demolished "within days." That means up to 10,000 asylum-seekers are being resettled at centers across France.
The U.K. Posthumously Pardons Thousands Of Gay Men
The U.K. justice minister has pardoned thousands of gay men convicted under "gross indecency" laws, which made homosexuality illegal until 1967.
Dispatch From A Former Venezuelan Political Prisoner
Political prisoner Francisco Marquez was just released from a Venezuelan jail. Now in exile in the U.S., Marquez speaks with NPR's Michel Martin about the experience.
Pressure Escalates On Maduro, As Venezuela Slides Further Into Turmoil
Venezuela has suspended the opposition movement's campaign for a recall referendum for President Nicolas Maduro. NPR's Michel Martin talks with reporter John Otis about the latest in the country.
A Palestinian Preaches Positive Thinking To A Tough Crowd: His Own People
Motivational speaker Saed Karzoun has a tough sell in the West Bank as he tries to preach optimism and self-empowerment at a time when pessimism runs high among Palestinians.
'Bloodline' Author On The Failures Of U.S. Counter-Insurgency Strategy
As troops close in on Mosul, Rachel Martin talks with former White House counter-insurgency adviser David Kilcullen. He describes how techniques failed to secure lasting peace in Iraq and Afghanistan.
As Calais Migrant Camp Closes, Refugees Not Seeking Asylum In France Look To ...
France will begin dismantling a migrant camp in Calais tomorrow. It's called "the Jungle" and it's home to thousands of migrants.
As South Sudan Fights, Refugees Flow Into Uganda
South Sudan has been in turmoil for much of the five years since it became independent. That trouble is spilling over into northern Uganda, where refugees are flowing in.
The Dueling Narratives In The Fight For Mosul
In Iraq, the battle for control of Mosul, the country's second largest city, has been raging for almost a week. There are differing narratives coming from the Pentagon and the front lines. - RSS Channel - World delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more.

Defusing ISIS bombs with bare hands and little else
Along a dusty village track just 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Mosul, a Peshmerga pick up truck leads us to a small house. We drive slowly, and in single file. There are hidden dangers all around.
Iraqi Christian town freed from ISIS control, commander says
Iraqi forces are in complete control of the Christian town of Hamdaniya after ISIS militants seized the city more than two years ago, a commander said.
Pirate radio risks death to fight ISIS on airwaves
Not far from Mohamad Al Mawsily's studio, fierce battles are raging to oust ISIS from the northern city of Mosul. But from his secret location, the young Iraqi businessman is waging another war against the militants on a daily basis. Less bloody? Yes. But, still potentially lethal.
1st woman to climb Everest dies
Junko Tabei, the first woman to climb the world's highest peak, has died at age 77, according to Japanese media reports.
Guard killed; 174 inmates escape
A manhunt is underway after 174 inmates escaped from a prison in Haiti following a riot during which one guard was killed, authorities said.
Hostages held nearly 5 years freed
Somali pirates have released 26 hostages after nearly five years in captivity, according to an organization involved in mediation efforts.
One man's flight to freedom in a hay stack
Sunday marks the 60th anniversary of the ill-fated revolution, one man remembers escaping the violence that would leave 2,500 Hungarians dead and so many more displaced.
Zombies walk Mexico City streets
Enthusiasts take part in a zombie walk in Mexico City.
Millions of IP addresses used in cyberattack
Mortar attack marks end of Aleppo ceasefire
Mortar fire from regime forces struck the al-Mashhad neighborhood of eastern Aleppo on Saturday evening as a three-day Russian-backed ceasefire came to an end at 7 p.m. (noon ET), according to the activist Aleppo Media Center.
Australian swimmer thanks fan who raised alarm over mole
Australian Olympic gold medalist Mack Horton has paid tribute to a fan who spotted a suspicious mole on the swimmer's chest and urged him to get it checked out.
Venezuela halts effort to recall president
A drive to hold a recall referendum on Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has been halted, Venezuela's National Electoral Council announced in a statement.
Duterte: We're not really severing ties with US
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has clarified his comments that seemed to call for a split from the United States, saying he was advocating a "separation of foreign policy" rather than "a severance of ties."
Mexican police chief arrested in connection with missing students
The former police chief of the Mexican city of Iguala -- where 43 students disappeared two years ago -- was arrested Friday in connection with the case, according to Mexico's National Security Commission's official Twitter page. Felipe Flores Vazquez, who had been sought since the students went missing, had been labeled as one of the "probable masterminds" of the disappearance by then-Attorney General Jesus Murillo Karam. Karam said in November 2014 that the students were abducted on orders of a local mayor, turned over to a gang who killed them, burned their bodies in a landfill and tossed the remains into a nearby river.
US destroyer sails in South China Sea to make a point
A US Navy guided-missile destroyer, the USS Decatur, sailed through the South China Sea on Friday in a freedom of navigation operation intended to send a blunt message to China.

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