World News and International HeadlinesNPR world news, international art and culture, world business and financial markets, world economy, and global trends in health, science and technology. Subscribe to the World Story of the Day podcast and RSS feed.
Hatice Cengiz, who was engaged to slain Saudi journalist Jamal Kashoggi, leaves a court in Istanbul on Friday. Two former aides to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and 18 other Saudi nationals are on trial in absentia over the 2018 killing of the Washington Post columnist.
England will soon lift a 14-day quarantine requirement for travelers from more than 50 countries and territories, including Italy, Germany, France and Spain, the Department for Transportation said Friday. The U.S. is not among the exempt countries.
Luisa-Marie Neubauer of Fridays for Future takes part in a demonstration in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin on June 2. The protest took place while government leaders discussed economic stimulus and other strategies in the fight against the coronavirus.
Kay Nietfeld/picture alliance via Getty Images
A mannequin wears a face mask at the Citadel Outlets in Commerce, Calif. Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday urged Californians to turn to their "better angels" and use common sense over the holiday weekend by wearing a mask and skipping traditional gatherings with family and friends.
Jae C. Hong/AP
Protesters against the new national security law gesture with five fingers, signifying "five demands — not one less" on the anniversary of Hong Kong's handover to China from Britain in Hong Kong on Wednesday.
Members of the Ethiopian military ride by on a patrol of Addis Ababa on Thursday. The Ethiopian capital has seen deadly unrest erupt in the wake of the shooting death of Haacaaluu Hundeessaa this week.
Russian President Vladimir Putin shows his passport to a member of an election commission as he arrives to take part in voting at a polling station in Moscow on Wednesday.
More than 4,000 foreign-born doctors officially begin their residencies at hospitals across the United States today. They'll confront two historic challenges: The coronavirus pandemic and some of the most restrictive immigration policies this nation has seen in decades.
On Wednesday, the U.N. Security Council approved a 90-day cease-fire in global conflict zones due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Security Council is seen here in February at U.N. headquarters in New York City.
Johannes Eisele/AFP via Getty Images
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, seen earlier this month in Jerusalem, has yet to decide publicly about the annexation of parts of the West Bank, despite a target date arriving Wednesday.
Florian Gaertner/Photothek via Getty Images
Syrian Oscar-nominated filmmaker Feras Fayyad answers journalists' questions outside a courtroom during a break in a trial against two Syrian defendants accused of state-sponsored torture in Syria, on April 23, in Koblenz, Germany.
Thomas Lohnes/AFP via Getty Images
A man displays the Hong Kong colonial flag Wednesday, the anniversary of the city's handover to China from Britain in 1997. The gesture could be prosecuted under Beijing's new national security law, which it imposed on Hong Kong.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu shake hands at this month's Victory Day military parade marking the 75th anniversary of Nazi Germany's defeat in World War II.
Alexei Nikolsky/TASS via Getty Images
A statue of King Leopold II stands defaced after protests this month in Brussels. Belgian King Philippe acknowledged "acts of violence and cruelty" in his country's colonial past in Africa.
Kenzo Tribouillard/AFP via Getty Images
Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz (right) and his son, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, at a session of the 40th Gulf Cooperation Council summit in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, in December.
Fayez Nureldine/AFP via Getty Images
Workers wearing protective suits fumigate an art hall with antiseptic solution as a precaution against the spread of the Middle East respiratory syndrome in Seoul, South Korea, in June 2015.