Brazil says open to aid for Amazon fires, but will decide how it’s used

BRASILIA/PORTO VELHO, Brazil (Reuters) – Brazil said on Tuesday it was ready to accept foreign aid to help fight fires

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World leaders must prove they’ve listened to climate activists: Thunberg

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) – World leaders must prove that they have listened to young climate activists after a year of

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Singer R. Kelly charged in Minnesota with soliciting sex from minor

(Reuters) – Singer R. Kelly, jailed in New York last month after he was charged in Brooklyn and Chicago with

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Mashrou’ Leila concert in Lebanon canceled after church pressure

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Lebanon’s Byblos festival has canceled a concert by the indie rock band Mashrou’ Leila “to prevent bloodshed”

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U.N. rights boss urges Brazil to preserve Amazon from mining

FILE PHOTO: UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet holds a news conference at Centro Cultural Espana in downtown

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U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky to remain in Swedish custody, Trump plans to intervene

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Swedish prosecutors on Friday extended American rapper A$AP Rocky’s detention by six days amid their ongoing investigation

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Michael Jackson fans sue alleged abuse victims in French court

ORLEANS, France (Reuters) – Michael Jackson fan groups sought damages on Thursday from two of the late pop legend’s alleged

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Elton John delivers message of tolerance at first, last Montreux show

MONTREUX, Switzerland (Reuters) – Elton John made his first and last appearance at the Montreux Jazz Festival on Saturday, delivering

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Lady Gaga fires up LGBTQ rally for Stonewall anniversary

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Lady Gaga electrified thousands of revelers who gathered in New York on Friday to celebrate the

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Brazil indigenous affairs official fired amid push to develop reservation land

FILE PHOTO – Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro looks on during a ceremony of the 154th anniversary of the Riachuelo Naval

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