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July 31 (UPI) -- Venezuela's controversial vote for a new constitutional assembly took place Sunday with praise from the ruling government and sharp criticism from its right-wing opposition, as well as several governments around the world, including the United...
July 29 (UPI) -- A suicide bomber killed at least 14 people and injured 24 more after setting off a bomb inside a building hiding refugees in northern Nigeria. The incident happened Friday night and the death toll was confirmed...
July 28 (UPI) -- A knife-wielding man killed one person and injured four others at a supermarket in Hamburg, Germany, on Friday, local police said. The man entered the grocery store, attacked five people with a knife and then left...
July 28 (UPI) -- The German government ordered 22,000 Porsche Cayenne sport-utility vehicles be pulled after the carmaker was implicated in a diesel-cheating scandal. German Transport Minister Alexander Dobrindt said the German government has evidence that 22,000 Cayennes with 3-liter...
July 26 (UPI) -- The Venezuelan opposition on Wednesday started a two-day national strike to protest President Nicolas Maduro's upcoming attempt to rewrite the country's constitution. The opposition has criticized Maduro's Constituent Assembly -- scheduled for Sunday -- as an...
July 25 (UPI) -- During her last week as human rights commissioner of Australia, Gillian Triggs said human rights were worsening in the country for "women, indigenous, homeless and most of course asylum seekers and refugees." "I think it's partly...
July 25 (UPI) -- A Canadian police officer lost a grenade launcher and a box of grenades when the weapons fell out of his truck and asked the public for help finding them. A Royal Canadian Mounted Police officer was...
July 23 (UPI) -- Britain will allow gay men and sex workers to give blood three months after the last time they had sexual intercourse, the National Health Service announced. Gay men previously had to wait one year since the...
July 22 (UPI) -- An Egyptian court upheld the death sentences of 28 people accused of plotting the assassination of Hisham Barakat, the nation's top prosecutor, in 2015. In June, a criminal court convicted 67 people charged in connection with...
July 21 (UPI) -- CIA Director Mike Pompeo made his strongest statement yet regarding regime change in North Korea and the country's ruler Kim Jong Un during a forum in Aspen on Thursday. Pompeo, who has previously said President Donald...

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