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On Day 3 Of Cancellation Chaos, British Airways Edges Closer To Recovery
A "catastrophic" IT systems failure has disrupted roughly 75,000 British Airways passengers' flights since it struck the company Saturday morning. "We profusely apologize," the airline's CEO said.
Macron Opens A 'Demanding' Dialogue With Putin In France
The newly elected French president is hosting his Russian counterpart at the Palace of Versailles on Monday. On the docket for the leaders: Ukraine, Syria and mending their countries' tattered ties.
Watch Women Shame Men Who Pee In Public
The idea behind this viral ad is to convince men how important it is to have a toilet in the house. That's a major issue in India, where more than 500 million people are loo-less.
Trump Returns To Face Scandals
President Trump's first foreign trip wasn't enough to get away from scandals involving Russia. Reports say Jared Kushner tried to set up a back channel of communications.
Morning News Brief: Kushner And Russia Reports, Europe Tries To Go It Alone
Donald Trump has returned to the U.S. amid reports that Jared Kushner reached out inappropriately to Russia. And in Europe, after Trump's trip, U.S. allies are taking a go-it-alone approach.
Musicians Lead Protest Against Brazil's President
Some of Brazil's best-known musicians held a concert on Copacabana Beach demanding the resignation of Brazil's president, who is under investigation for corruption and obstruction of justice.
New Show 'Black Crows' To Tell Stories Of Life Under ISIS
Steve Inskeep speaks with Ali Jaber, the director of the satellite broadcaster MBC, about the network's new series, Black Crows. The new Arab series dramatizes life under ISIS.
France And Germany Stake Out New Priorities After Trump Visit
New French President Emmanuel Macron meets Russian president Vladimir Putin Monday. And after President Trump's visit, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Europe needed to be more self-reliant.
Philippine Military Tries To Regain Control Of City From ISIS Allies
The Philippine military said it found the bodies of several civilians who appeared to have been executed by ISIS-inspired militants. The military is trying to regain control of Marawi City.
Uprooted By Conflict, Stuck In Limbo, Yearning For A Place To Call Home
Thousands displaced by conflict have been living for years in crumbling, unsafe apartments. At a recent protest, some sewed their lips shut; others threatened to set themselves on fire.
North Korea Fires Short-Range Missile Into Sea of Japan, Its 9th Launch This ...
North Korea fired a short-range ballistic missile off its east coast Monday, which appears to have landed in Japan's maritime economic zone, South Korean and Japanese officials say.
After G7 Summit, Merkel Says Europe Can No Longer Completely Rely On U.S. And...
In a call for European unity, the German chancellor urged a crowd of supporters to "take our fate into our own hands," because, she says, the two nations are no longer reliable allies.
How Religious Leaders Are Talking To Their Congregations After Manchester Attack
People all over the U.K. are trying to come to terms with last week's terrorist attack at a pop concert in Manchester, England. NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Imam Irfan Chishti and the Bishop of Manchester David Walker.
Death Toll Rises As Philippine Military Tries To Regain Control Of Marawi
The siege seems to be an effort by ISIS-inspired local groups to be recognized as a province of their caliphate. The death toll since fighting began Tuesday is close to 100.
After Rio Olympics, Gutted Venues, Broken Promises
David Wallechinsky, president of the International Society of Olympic Historians, tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro that the Rio Olympics wasted money and were plagued by corruption.
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Merkel: Europeans can't 'completely' rely on US, others
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said her experience at recent international summits featuring US President Donald Trump showed her Europe can't "completely" rely on the United States and other longstanding allies.
Trump's awkward visit with Merkel
Body language expert Chris Ulrich decodes the unspoken messages between President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel during their meeting at the White House.
New political bromance flourishes at G-7 summit
Leaders of the seven most powerful countries convened in the Sicilian town of Taormina for the G-7 meetings. But on the sidelines of diplomatic talks, a new bromance seemed to have flourished between Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Emmanuel Macron, France's newly inaugurated President.
Trump, feted and chided abroad, returns to uncertainty at home
Swinging over the green Ionian sea Saturday, his first foreign trip behind him, President Donald Trump was in a valedictory mood.
North Korea stages 3rd missile test in 3 weeks
North Korea launched a ballistic missile test Monday, its third in a little over three weeks.
Artists and activists call for Brazilian President Temer to resign
Hundreds of artists and activists gathered along Rio de Janeiro's Copacabana Beach Sunday to demand the resignation of President Michel Temer and to ask for Congress to approve a call for new elections. Temer is under investigation for bribery, after a whistleblower's testimony alleging that he paid the former House Leader hush money leaked to one of the country's biggest newspapers.
British Airways says some service returning after day of chaos
British Airways is planning to have a "near normal schedule" out of Gatwick airport Sunday after it was forced to cancel Saturday flights out of London's two biggest airports.
Manchester residents honor bombing victims with bee tattoos
Manchester residents are getting bee tattoos to honor the bombing victims, with proceeds being donated to support families of those killed and wounded.
Russians protest plans to demolish Soviet-era apartments
Olga Novitskaya is not your typical insurgent. The 54-year old translator lives in an old apartment building in the Cheremushki district of Moscow, and she wants to stay there. The City Council wants Novitskaya, and about 1.6 million others, to move into new high-rise buildings. And that's set off an unlikely protest movement.
UK reduces terror threat level to 'severe'
Britain's terror threat level has been reduced to "severe" from "critical," UK Prime Minister Theresa May said Saturday after meeting with security chiefs.
Iraqi forces advance on ISIS-held neighborhoods in western Mosul
Iraqi forces have made another step toward wresting Mosul from ISIS.
Rival militias clash in Libyan capital, leaving leave 28 dead
At least 28 people were killed in fierce clashes between rival militias in Libya, the Ministry of Health said.
Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails end 40-day hunger strike
Hundreds of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails ended their hunger strike Saturday after 40 days, officials said.
Zbigniew Brzezinski, Jimmy Carter's national security adviser, dies
Zbigniew Brzezinski, the former national security adviser to President Jimmy Carter, has died, his daughter announced on social media.
Tillerson: US takes full responsibility for UK investigation leaks
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the US government took full responsibility for intelligence leaks from the investigation into Monday's deadly terror attack in Manchester, as he met Friday with his UK counterpart Boris Johnson.
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