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Germany’s Merkel Presses Chinese Prime Minister on Human Rights

During a meeting with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang Wednesday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel called for a return to discussions on human rights, saying such consultations in the past have improved relations between their two nations.

US Pledges Central America Aid, Programs to Address Migration

U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris is scheduled to speak Tuesday with community organizations in Guatemala, a day after the United States announced economic and other efforts to help Guatemala and its neighbors slow uncontrolled migration.

Iran Nuclear Pact Talks Resume

World powers resumed talks Tuesday in Vienna about revitalizing the 2015 international pact to restrain Iran's nuclear development program and bring the United States back into the accord that former U.S. President Donald Trump unilaterally withdrew...

Taiwan Train Derailment Kills 36, Injures Dozens

At least 36 people were killed, and dozens of others injured after a packed express train derailed in a tunnel in eastern Taiwan on Friday.