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Frenchman in vegetative state kept alive after appeal to UN

A last-ditch appeal to the United Nations forced French doctors to resume life support Tuesday for a man who has been in a vegetative state for years and whose case has drawn attention across Europe.

May offers UK lawmakers a vote on a second referendum

Prime Minister Theresa May of Britain on Tuesday dangled the prospect of a second referendum on Brexit, in a last-ditch effort to win over lawmakers.

Hungary’s migrant abuse is ‘matter of urgency,’ European agency finds

Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s government has caged and starved people, the Council of Europe’s human rights commissioner reported. But such findings have had little effect in the past.

Accused New Zealand mosque shooter charged with terrorism

Police have filed a terrorism charge against the man accused of killing 51 people at two Christchurch mosques.

Palestinian leaders say US ‘Peace to Prosperity’ summit slights them

Palestinian officials said Monday they were not invited to a summit planned for Bahrain next month to discuss the Trump administration’s efforts to bring economic development to Palestinian areas as part of a wider peace effort.

Reports: Iran quadruples production of enriched uranium

Iran quadrupled its uranium-enrichment production capacity amid tensions with the United States over Tehran’s atomic program, nuclear officials said Monday, just after President Trump and Iran’s foreign minister traded threats and taunts on Twitter.

As trade war grinds on, Chinese authorities ready the populace for a long fight

China’s government looks to be settling in for a long trade war with the United States.

Joko wins reelection in Indonesia, defeating hard-line former general

The victory for President Joko Widodo, a moderate technocrat, was a repudiation of the sort of nationalist and faith politics that have brought strongmen to power around globe.