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Hands Down the Best Way to Roast Potatoes

Toss potato chunks with olive oil and salt and roast at a high temperature and you'll have a pretty good side; satisfying, but nothing to write home about. The problem: it's tough to coax the potatoes to a perfect crisp-tender texture through this method. For potatoes to be both fluffy and tender …

Recipes

Can a regional court be a viable alternative to the ICC in Africa?

The International Criminal Court (ICC) came about after an overwhelming majority of states attending the Rome Conference voted in favour of its …

South Africa

Life's a struggle as Venezuela inflation heads for one million per cent

Two years ago, shoppers in Venezuela would pay fruit sellers like José Pacheco with boxfuls of 100 bolívar notes – then the currency’s highest denomination. Now, thanks to rampant hyperinflation, even those are useless.<p>“It’s crazy to accept notes of 100, 500, or 1,000 bolivares,” said Pacheco, a …

Venezuela

Is It Time For New Zealand to Recognise Polyamorous Marriages?

We met a Wellington triad and got some really great relationship advice.<p>I wasn’t sure what I expected entering the house of Gabbi, Adrian and Bernie – a polyamorous triad, who work as sex workers and are active and enthusiastic members of New Zealand’s fetish scene. It's not that I was expecting to …

New Zealand

15 Snacks That Are So Easy to Make from Scratch

You might never buy crackers or snack mix again—they’re easy snacks you can make at home. Read on for recipes that are simple and so good!<p>Granola Bars<p>…

Healthy Eating

Putin says that Trump gave up Crimea and other parts of Ukraine during their private talk

Bloomberg is reporting that Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump made a secret arrangement during their two-hour opening talk what would “help resolve the …

Russia

Venezuelan cash is almost worthless, but also scarce

VENEZUELAN hawkers on the border with Colombia call it “money art”. The handbags, purses and hats they sell are made from nearly new Venezuelan …

‘Dear America, appreciate your allies. After all, you don’t have that many,‘ E.U. leader warns Trump

BRUSSELS — European Council President Donald Tusk on Tuesday lobbed a verbal grenade at President Trump ahead of a crucial week of diplomacy, warning the U.S. leader not to mix up his friends and his rivals as he meets with NATO leaders, then Russian President Vladimir Putin.<p>The searing criticism …

Donald Trump

The EPA Is Hiding Proof That a Widely Used Chemical Causes Leukemia: Report

During a Senate hearing in late January, Ed Markey asked then-EPA director Scott Pruitt about a little rumor that he’d overheard. “It’s my …

Inconvenient truths about the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict

There is much that is missing in depictions of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and much that needs to be added for a fair understanding of what is …

In Saudi Arabia, women can finally drive

Women in Saudi Arabia have been eagerly waiting for this day for a long time.<p>Starting June 24 at midnight local time (today at 10pm London time, 5pm New York time), women will finally be allowed to drive a car on their own, capping a 30-year campaign to end the world’s last ban on female drivers. …

Saudi Arabia

The Two Koreas Agree to Hold Reunions of Families Divided by War

SEOUL, South Korea — North and South Korea agreed to hold temporary reunions in August of families separated by the Korean War, officials said on Friday, a sign of improving ties between the countries.<p>The officials said that 100 older citizens from each country would meet with hundreds of relatives …

North Korea

U.S. withdraws from U.N. Human Rights Council over perceived bias against Israel

The Trump administration withdrew from the United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday in protest of what it perceives as an entrenched bias against Israel and a willingness to allow notorious human rights abusers as members.<p>U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley, who has sought major changes on the …

Human Rights

Why are there so many devastating volcanic eruptions right now?

First Hawaii, where the Kilauea volcano has been spewing lava and ash for more than a month. Then Guatemala, where the Volcan del Fuego volcano …

Bizarre state of matter to treat wounds instead of antibiotics

A plasma patch could soon be used to dress wounds. Plasma is a state of matter, like a solid or gas, and can kill bacteria including those that are …

Chef John's Grilled Garlic and Herb Shrimp Recipe

"This grilled garlic and herb shrimp recipe is very easy, IF you can just walk out into the backyard, and pick a handful of your own fresh, green …

Saudi Arabia issues its first driver's licenses to women

Saudi Arabia's controversial ban on women drivers will lift on June 24, and 10 women have already picked their licenses up.<p>According to the Saudi …

US-North Korea: Where do we go from here?

On May 24, US President Donald Trump canceled what would have been a historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. CNN's Christiane Amanpour looks at where the relationship between the two countries goes from here.

North Korea

Taiwan says will 'not cower' as loses second ally in a month amid China pressure

OUAGADOUGOU/TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan lost its second diplomatic ally in less than a month on Thursday when Burkina Faso said it had cut ties with the self-ruled island, following intense Chinese pressure on African countries to break with what it regards as a wayward province.<p>Flags of Taiwan …

China

Trump cancels Singapore nuclear summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

President Donald Trump canceled his historic nuclear summit with Kim Jong Un on Thursday, accusing North Korea of "tremendous anger and open …

North Korea says it’s up to U.S. whether they meet at a table or in a ‘nuclear showdown’

By Anna Fifield<p>, Bureau chief<p>TOKYO — North Korea is threatening to reconsider Kim Jong Un’s participation in a summit with President Trump next month, saying it is up to the United States to decide whether it wants to “meet us at a meeting room or encounter us at nuclear-to-nuclear showdown.”<p>The …

North Korea

Zimbabwe applies to re-join Commonwealth, 15 years after leaving

<b>Lagos, Nigeria (CNN) —</b> Zimbabwe has applied to re-join the Commonwealth after the country withdrew its membership 15 years ago under former President Robert Mugabe.<p>Commonwealth Secretary-General, Patricia Scotland, said Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa submitted a application on May 15 for …

South Africa

Congo to begin vaccinating against Ebola on Monday

KINSHASA, Congo – Congo will begin administering an experimental Ebola vaccine Monday in Mbandaka, the northwestern city of 1.2 million where the deadly disease has infected some residents, Congo’s health minister announced.<p>“The vaccination campaign begins tomorrow, Monday, in Mbandaka, capital of …

Disease

It’s No Wonder Iranians Hate America

“Everyone wants to go to Baghdad. Real men want to go to Tehran.” So a senior British official was quoted as saying to Newsweek in 2002, witnessing the competitive bellicosity in the Bush administration’s run-up to the war in Iraq.<p>This week President Donald Trump asserted his claim to be a real man …

Middle East

Military Inquiry Finds Soldiers Were Unprepared in Deadly Niger Ambush

WASHINGTON — A Defense Department investigation of a Special Forces mission in Niger last fall found widespread problems across all levels of the military counterterrorism operation, but focused in particular on the actions of junior officers leading up to an ambush that killed four American …

What’s Kim Jong-un’s Surname? Mike Pompeo Is Learning the Hard Way

HONG KONG — When Secretary of State Mike Pompeo briefly spoke with reporters on Tuesday ahead of a trip to North Korea, he answered questions about President Trump’s planned summit meeting with the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, with diplomatic platitudes.<p>But his comments, made aboard a flight …

Hiroshima Bombing Victim's Bones Reveal an Insane Level of Radiation

The findings have terrifying ramifications for modern-day bombs.<p>When the United States dropped a nuclear bomb on Hiroshima in 1945, around 80,000 …

Thousands rally in Moscow for internet freedom

MOSCOW (AP) — Some 10,000 people were rallying in Moscow on Monday to protest against recent restrictions on internet freedom in Russia.<p>Russian authorities this month began blocking popular messaging app Telegram over its refusal to hand over keys to its data encryption. Telegram, which was …

Russia

Syrian women tortured and humiliated in Assad regime prisons

Thousands of Syrian women are believed to be incarcerated in the Assad regime's prisons. Little is known about their fate, but those who manage to …

UN security council overwhelmed by suffering at Rohingya camps

Delegation visiting refugee camps in Bangladesh hear pleas for action by the UN and involvement of the international criminal court<p>Members of the UN security council have expressed dismay at the “overwhelming” suffering they encountered in the refugee camps in Bangladesh, home to hundreds of …

UN Security Council