kylieellway/iStockBy MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News (LONDON) — U.S. Department of State counselor T. Ulrich Brechbuhl met with Nigerian Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in the capital of Abuja on Thursday to raise concerns about the ongoing violence, as widespread protests against police brutality grip Africa’s most populous country. The meeting wasRead More →

macky_ch/iStockBy JOSH MARGOLIN and LUCIEN BRUGGEMAN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Russia and other foreign adversaries are ramping up efforts to spread conspiracy theories and disinformation about the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S., according to an internal U.S. intelligence bulletin obtained by ABC News — a development that critics say reflects anotherRead More →

Kuzma/iStockBy IBTISSEM GUENFOUD, ABC News (PARIS) — France’s anti-terror prosecutor charged seven people in the case of the murder of French history teacher Samuel Paty, including two minors. French prosecutor Jean-François Ricard said in a press conference on Wednesday that Abdoulakh Anzorov, the man accused of killing Samuel Paty onRead More →

Beeldbewerking/iStockBy JULIA JACOBO, ABC News (NEW YORK) — Human activity “likely contributed” to the extinction of multiple species on the islands on Madagascar and Mascarene, according to new research. Animals native to the islands such as the dodo bird and giant tortoises had survived “repeated megadroughts” over several thousand years,Read More →

beyhanyazar/iStockBy MORGAN WINSOR and JAMES BWALA, ABC News (LAGOS, Nigeria) — Amnesty International said it has received “credible but disturbing evidence” of security forces killing protesters who were demonstrating against police brutality in Nigeria’s largest city. “While we continue to investigate the killings, Amnesty International wishes to remind the authoritiesRead More →

spawns/iStockBY: CONOR FINNEGAN, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump tweeted that he will remove Sudan from the state sponsors of terrorism list — the most stringent of U.S. sanctions — in a historic move that marks a new chapter in relations between the two countries. In exchange, Sudan’s newRead More →

robertcicchetti/iStocBy ALEXANDER MALLIN, ABC News (WASHINGTON) — The Justice Department Monday announced an indictment against six Russia GRU officers charged with engaging in a series of hacking and malware deployment operations to attack other countries’ infrastructure, elections and other actions designed to further Russia’s interests. The indictment specifically accuses theRead More →

Karwai Tang/WireImageBy ZOE MAGEE, ABC News (LONDON) — Prince Harry and Prince William’s relationship takes center stage in a new book out this week. In Battle of Brothers, royal historian Robert Lacey reveals fresh details from Prince Harry’s departure from the royal family and paints a picture of the twoRead More →