By BEN GITTLESON, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The Trump administration is declassifying intelligence, so far unconfirmed, that indicates China offered bounties to non-state actors to attack American soldiers in Afghanistan, according to a senior administration official.President Donald Trump has... Read More.
By CONOR FINNEGAN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The world was on lockdown for most of 2020. But from the Caucasus to the Horn of Africa to the Himalayas, several conflicts, some frozen for decades, erupted in violence.With the coronavirus pandemic... Read More.
By JULIA MACFARLANE, ABC News (LONDON) -- In 2020, headlines about the U.S. elections and the coronavirus pandemic dominated the news. In a historic year for health and politics, there were still many other stories of significant international consequence.Here are five... Read More.
By GUY DAVIES and ZOE MAGEE, ABC News(LONDON) -- The United Kingdom became the first country in the world to authorize the Oxford University/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine for use on Wednesday, and the government will adopt a new vaccination strategy focusing... Read More.
By JULIA JACOBO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- One of the few silver linings from the COVID-19 pandemic has been the significant reductionin greenhouse gas emissions as people stayed home to prevent the spread of the virus.Global emissions of... Read More.
By CONOR FINNEGAN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- When Joe Biden takes office as the 46th president, it's clear his agenda will focus on the challenges at home. His slogan to "Build Back Better" was centered around handling the coronavirus pandemic, rebooting... Read More.
BY LOUIS MILMAN, IBTISSEM GUENFOUD(BRUSSELS, Belgium) -- The European Union and the United Kingdom have reached a trade and cooperation agreement days before the next Brexit deadline. The UK is set to leave the European single market and customs unions... Read More.
By KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Prince Harry and Meghan, Duke and Duchess of Sussex, are no longer senior members of Britain's royal family, but they are still partaking in a royal holiday tradition, a Christmas card.The Sussexes released... Read More.
By GUY DAVIES and BADER KATY, ABC News(LONDON and BAGHDAD) -- When news broke that Mohammed Kinani's son’s killers, Blackwater private military contractors hired by the U.S. government in Baghdad, were pardoned Wednesday by President Trump, Kinani said it was... Read More.
By JULIA MACFARLANE, ABC News(KABUL, Afghanistan) -- Mohammad Yousuf Rasheed, the executive director of the non-governmental organization Free and Fair Election Forum of Afghanistan, was shot dead by unidentified gunmen Wednesday morning in Kabul.Rasheed’s brother told Afghan news... Read More.
By IBTISSEM GUENFOUD, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A study published Monday revealed that a 57,000 year-old mummified wolf puppy was discovered in thawing permafrost near Dawson City, Yukon, in Canada, signifying the presence of mammal populations in an interglacial period many millennia... Read More.