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17 of May 2018 13:26:13

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is signaling it won't be feasible to offer wide-ranging compensation to European companies affected by U.S. sanctions over Iran' ...

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17 of May 2018 10:34:15

White House and North Korean officials are still determining the format for next month's summit between President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un. They haven't dec ...

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17 of May 2018 09:11:43

Royal wedding organizers are preparing for a rehearsal of the proceedings to take place in Windsor. Planners will use Thursday's practice session to finalize so ...

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16 of May 2018 07:18:46

North Korea's breaking off a high-level meeting with South Korea and threatening to scrap next month's historic summit with President Donald Trump over allied m ...

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16 of May 2018 03:15:03

South Korea's Defense Ministry says the military exercises between Washington and Seoul will go on despite triggering an angry reaction from North Korea that br ...

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15 of May 2018 12:15:02

Romania's president says the country should remain a predictable partner to both the U.S. and the European Union, criticizing the government for trying to reloc ...

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15 of May 2018 08:19:51

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has met with European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini as the Europeans seek to keep the Iran nuclea ...

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14 of May 2018 10:27:17

European intelligence chiefs are warning that Russia is actively seeking to undermine their democracies by disinformation, cyberattacks and more traditional mea ...

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13 of May 2018 22:05:02

Iraq's electoral commission says influential Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr's alliance is the current front-runner in national elections with official results in ...

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13 of May 2018 17:25:27

Tens of thousands of Israelis are marching in Jerusalem Day celebrations on the eve of the U.S. relocating its embassy to the contested city from Tel Aviv. Poli ...

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13 of May 2018 17:13:37

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the Mideast peace process "is most decidedly not dead" even as the Trump administration plans to open the new American ...

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13 of May 2018 15:09:13

President Donald Trump's national security adviser believes that relocating the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem will "make it easier" to arrive at an Israeli-Palestin ...

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12 of May 2018 14:23:36

German officials are calling on global soccer federation FIFA to intervene after a journalist who exposed systematic doping in Russian athletics was denied entr ...

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11 of May 2018 18:52:44

It began with quiet words from State Department officials: Apply for a new passport now. You may soon be going to a country for which ordinary U.S. passports ar ...

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11 of May 2018 15:29:40

France says European countries should push back harder against the Trump administration over the Iran nuclear deal and not act as "vassals." French Finance Mini ...

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11 of May 2018 10:33:58

France's finance minister says European countries should push back harder against the Trump administration over the Iran nuclear deal and not act as "vassals" t ...

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11 of May 2018 10:13:29

Hundreds of Gaza residents are gathering near the border with Israel for a seventh weekly protest aimed at lifting a decade-old blockade of their territory. Fri ...

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10 of May 2018 10:07:29

The Russian military says Israel fired more than 70 missiles at Iranian facilities in Syria and that Syrian air defenses shot down more than half of them. Israe ...

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10 of May 2018 00:13:02

The Pentagon says it's preparing to lay out how an Army Special Forces mission in Niger unfolded last fall and led to a gruesome ambush in which four soldiers d ...

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08 of May 2018 20:36:44

With the threat of tariffs and counter-tariffs between Washington and Beijing looming, Chinese buyers are canceling orders for U.S. soybeans, a trend that could ...

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08 of May 2018 17:35:27

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is an outspoken opponent of the Iran nuclear deal, but some in Israel's security establishment see it as a least-bad option th ...

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08 of May 2018 10:32:03

German security authorities say statistics show a significant drop in crime last year, a finding that runs counter to many people's perceptions that the country ...

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08 of May 2018 03:46:11

A Chinese court has sentenced former political high-flyer Sun Zhengcai to life in prison for taking more than $26 million in bribes, making him one of the bigge ...

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07 of May 2018 16:11:52

NATO's southern Europe commander says Russia has taken advantage of its military role in Syria to bolster its naval presence in the eastern Mediterranean, makin ...

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07 of May 2018 14:24:07

Turkey's state-run news agency says a witness testifying anonymously against a U.S. pastor claimed that the American helped Kurdish militants and aimed to creat ...

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06 of May 2018 15:28:50

A Holocaust survivors' group is urging German authorities to intensify their search for a notorious neo-Nazi who didn't show up for her prison sentence. The Int ...

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06 of May 2018 14:38:17

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is stepping up his calls on the world to cancel the nuclear deal as President Donald Trump weighs whether to withdraw the Unit ...

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06 of May 2018 14:25:17

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is stepping up his calls on the world to cancel the nuclear deal as President Donald Trump weighs whether to withdraw the Unit ...

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05 of May 2018 10:09:32

U.K. authorities say that one of Britain's most wanted fugitives has been captured in Spain. Britain's National Crime Agency says that police detained 41-year-o ...

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05 of May 2018 09:52:50

A larger than life statue of the famous Communist philosopher Karl Marx will soon be unveiled on the 200th anniversary of his birth in the western German town o ...

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05 of May 2018 09:42:24

Paris police are deploying in force and activists are calling for calm as the French capital prepares for a mass "party" to protest one year since President Emm ...

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03 of May 2018 19:07:22

The Vatican has declined to rule on a dispute among German bishops over whether non-Catholic spouses can receive Communion, asking the bishops themselves to fin ...

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03 of May 2018 13:40:42

A Turkish foreign ministry official says reunifying Cyprus as a federation may not be possible and is suggesting that alternatives should be sought to resolve t ...

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03 of May 2018 13:30:17

A top figure in Armenia's ruling party says it will support opposition leader Nikol Pashinian as prime minister if he keeps his supporters from holding protests ...

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03 of May 2018 10:20:24

Germany says it would welcome the widow of Chinese Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo (LEE'-oo SHEOW'-boh) one day after a recording was released of an emotional p ...

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03 of May 2018 09:45:46

Saudi Arabia has confirmed the arrival of a prisoner who was sent back to the kingdom from the Guantanamo Bay detention center to serve out the remainder of his ...

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03 of May 2018 09:25:21

A powerful dust storm and rain have swept parts of north and western India, causing house collapses, toppling trees and leaving at least 91 people dead. Relief ...

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02 of May 2018 23:41:40

There's a diplomatic fight brewing over the now-closed Russian consulate's flag in Seattle. U.S. State Department officials say they lowered Russia's flag "resp ...

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01 of May 2018 22:18:14

The United Nations says it received 54 allegations of sexual abuse and exploitation against U.N. peacekeepers and civilian staff and groups implementing U.N. pr ...

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01 of May 2018 13:17:17

The death toll after an unexpected snowstorm trapped a group of Alpine hikers in southwestern Switzerland increased to six, Swiss police said Tuesday. The victi ...

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01 of May 2018 09:26:24

Sainsbury's CEO has apologized after being caught on camera singing 'We're in the Money' following purchase of Walmart's British unit, Asda. Mike Coupe was pre ...

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01 of May 2018 06:19:17

The Trump administration is avoiding a possible trade war with Europe by putting off for 30 days a decision on imposing tariffs on U.S. imports of steel and alu ...

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01 of May 2018 01:37:42

Cardinal George Pell has pleaded not guilty to criminal charges after a magistrate ordered the most senior Vatican official to be charged in the Catholic Church ...

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30 of April 2018 23:51:22

The most senior Vatican official to be charged in the Catholic Church sex abuse crisis arrived at Australian court on Tuesday surrounded by police and media to ...

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30 of April 2018 21:20:09

The Trump administration risks igniting a trade battle with Europe just as it's preparing for tense trade talks in China later this week. Trump is weighing whet ...

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30 of April 2018 20:38:34

The remains of a Marine Corps sergeant who was killed in a bloody World War II battle on a Pacific island have been identified and will be returned to his homet ...

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30 of April 2018 18:38:09

Iran's state-run media is mocking Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's latest allegations that Tehran once pursued nuclear weapons. In a presentation Mon ...

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30 of April 2018 17:19:22

The U.N. agency that fights AIDS has reopened a sexual harassment investigation against a top official, saying additional allegations have emerged against him. ...

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29 of April 2018 21:32:08

Britain's interior minister has resigned amid a scandal over authorities' mistreatment of long-term U.K. residents wrongly caught up in a government drive to re ...

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29 of April 2018 12:32:57

Britain's interior minister is promising to ensure that the country's immigration policy is "humane" as uproar spreads over authorities' mistreatment of long-te ...

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29 of April 2018 04:27:11

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is using the Middle East leg of his first trip abroad as America's top diplomat to call for concerted international action t ...

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29 of April 2018 00:37:55

A U.N. Security Council delegation is in Bangladesh for a firsthand look at the plight of some 700,000 Rohingya Muslims who have fled Myanmar to escape military ...

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28 of April 2018 17:26:01

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in Saudi Arabia, kicking off the Middle East leg of his first trip abroad as America's top diplomat. His visit comes just ...

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28 of April 2018 16:30:02

A high-rise building in Azerbaijan's capital that once was intended to be a Trump-branded hotel caught fire Saturday, but the flames were put out and no injurie ...

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28 of April 2018 14:28:14

Venice has installed gates at the ends of two bridges to turn back tourists if their numbers become overwhelming. The temporary measure was put in place Saturda ...

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28 of April 2018 14:22:45

A U.N. Security Council delegation has arrived in Bangladesh to visit Rohingya refugee camps and discuss the crisis with local officials. The visit comes amid t ...

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28 of April 2018 14:12:44

A building in Azerbaijan that once was intended to be a Trump-branded hotel has caught fire. Azerbaijani firefighters were on the scene of the fire at the 33-st ...

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28 of April 2018 07:56:46

The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza says a boy has died a day after being hit by an Israeli gunshot in the head. Azzam Hillal, 15, was injured during deadly ...

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26 of April 2018 18:05:38

President Donald Trump says that North Korea's Kim Jong Un has made concessions over the pariah nation's nuclear weapons before even sitting down for talks, whi ...

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26 of April 2018 14:10:28

Lebanon's foreign minister has criticized the U.N. refugee agency, saying it's warning Syrian refugees in Lebanon not to return to their war-torn country. Gibr ...

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26 of April 2018 13:43:49

Britain and France are denouncing as a stunt and an "obscene masquerade" a move by Russia to produce Syrian witnesses who allegedly were filmed in "staged video ...

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26 of April 2018 13:36:26

German prosecutors have attributed one more murder to a former nurse accused of killing dozens of patients at two hospitals, bringing to 98 the number of killin ...

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26 of April 2018 11:17:43

Hundreds of Palestinians have participated in the funeral of a Gaza journalist who died after being shot by Israeli troops while covering a border protest. Ahme ...

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25 of April 2018 17:34:56

Kuwait has expelled the Philippines ambassador Kuwait amid a dispute between the two countries over the abuse of Filipina housemaids in the country. The Gulf Ar ...

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25 of April 2018 09:20:24

Australia's prime minister says the commander of U.S. forces in the Pacific, Adm. Harry Harris, will not become Washington's next ambassador to Australia and wi ...

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25 of April 2018 05:22:19

President Donald Trump is sounding more optimistic about a summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un, even calling the leader he once tagged with the nickname "Rock ...

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25 of April 2018 01:36:54

The Australian foreign minister says Adm. Harry Harris will become the next U.S. ambassador to South Korea instead of Australia. Foreign Minister Julie Bishop t ...

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24 of April 2018 15:12:48

Bavaria's conservative government is ordering Christian crosses to be placed at the entrance of all state administrative buildings. The regional government says ...

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24 of April 2018 13:12:41

A Vietnamese man charged with involvement in the kidnapping of a former Vietnamese oil executive in Berlin has gone on trial in the German capital. The 47-year- ...

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24 of April 2018 12:13:43

A Cambridge University professor at the heart of the Facebook privacy scandal says that Cambridge Analytica's former chief executive lied to a British parliamen ...

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24 of April 2018 07:07:43

Afghan officials say a new wave of Taliban attacks has killed at least nine Afghan soldiers and policemen, the latest in a particularly deadly week of assaults ...

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23 of April 2018 18:27:02

The United Nations' cultural agency has ignored warnings from Egypt and awarded the World Press Freedom Prize to an imprisoned Egyptian photographer. A jury pan ...

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23 of April 2018 12:13:34

Kensington Palace says the Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to her third child, a boy weighing 8 pounds, 7 ounces (3.8 kilograms). The palace says the child ...

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23 of April 2018 07:34:16

A human rights group says gender discrimination is widespread in the Chinese work force, with many hiring advertisements openly calling only for male applicants ...

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23 of April 2018 06:58:22

Afghan officials say two near-simultaneous Taliban attacks in western Badghis province have killed at least 14 troops and policemen. Ghulam Sarwar Haidari, the ...

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23 of April 2018 03:18:07

Executives tell AP their companies were punished by Alibaba after they refused to enter exclusive partnerships with the Chinese e-commerce giant. Traffic to the ...

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22 of April 2018 16:38:07

Q&A: How strong is the Islamic State group in Afghanistan and how popular is their ideology among the population

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22 of April 2018 14:58:16

French President Emmanuel Macron is urging U.S. President Donald Trump to stick with the Iranian nuclear accord, arguing there's no "Plan B." Macron told Fox Ne ...

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22 of April 2018 11:33:16

Turkey's main opposition party says that 15 of its lawmakers have resigned their membership to join another opposition party in solidarity before snap elections ...

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21 of April 2018 10:39:28

Queen Elizabeth II is marking her 92nd birthday with a star-studded concert in London. Sting, Tom Jones, Craig David and Kylie Minogue are among singers perfor ...

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21 of April 2018 02:37:47

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has reacted with caution to North Korea's announcement it has suspended nuclear tests and long-range missile launches. Abe, a ...

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21 of April 2018 00:23:55

President Donald Trump appears to be confirming news that North Korea has agreed to suspend nuclear and long-range missile testing. Trump has tweeted, "This is ...

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21 of April 2018 00:17:22

North Korea says it has suspended nuclear and long-range missile tests and plans to close its nuclear test site. The North's official Korean Central News Agency ...

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20 of April 2018 19:31:31

The Democratic National Committee on Friday sued President Donald Trump's campaign, Trump's son, his son-in-law, the Russian Federation and WikiLeaks. The Democ ...

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20 of April 2018 16:16:16

A prominent Pakistani rights group says armed men have raided the house of the editor of its State of Human Rights report, harassed her and stole her laptop, tw ...

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20 of April 2018 12:27:44

A Zimbabwean parliamentary committee is summoning former leader Robert Mugabe to appear before it over alleged diamond looting during his rule. Mugabe, who resi ...

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20 of April 2018 07:49:11

The foundation behind the prestigious Genesis Prize says this year's winner, Natalie Portman, has pulled out of the June awards ceremony in Israel. It is quotin ...

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18 of April 2018 22:51:11

President Donald Trump says the U.S. is "fighting very diligently" to win freedom for three Americans detained in North Korea. Trump said Wednesday that he thin ...

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18 of April 2018 22:29:55

President Donald Trump says the United States will be doing "everything possible" to make an upcoming meeting with North Korea's Kim Jong Un a "worldwide succes ...

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18 of April 2018 20:34:57

President Donald Trump's tariffs on imported aluminum and steel are disrupting business for hundreds of American companies that buy those metals, and many are p ...

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18 of April 2018 19:22:58

President Donald Trump says CIA Director Mike Pompeo recently had a "great meeting" in North Korea with leader Kim Jong Un. Trump has nominated Pompeo for secre ...

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18 of April 2018 16:13:42

The United Nations says its special envoy for Syria is undertaking intensive high-level consultations with senior officials in key countries on options for "a m ...

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18 of April 2018 14:56:57

The chief of the global chemical weapons watchdog says it remains unclear when a team of its experts can visit the Syrian town of Douma to investigate an allege ...

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18 of April 2018 11:28:08

A man suspected of masterminding the theft of about 600 computers used to mine bitcoins and other virtual currencies has likely fled to Sweden after breaking ou ...

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18 of April 2018 11:21:01

Cuban state media say the country's National Assembly will elect a new president on Wednesday but will only announce the replacement for Raul Castro the followi ...

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18 of April 2018 10:12:16

More than 200 child soldiers were released by armed groups in war-torn South Sudan, part of a series of releases that will see almost 1,000 children freed in th ...

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18 of April 2018 09:21:17

Facebook is introducing more privacy safeguards to users in Europe to comply with new rules meant to make it easier for consumers to give and withdraw consent f ...

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18 of April 2018 08:58:15

International chemical weapons inspectors do not appear to have visited the site of a suspected attack in Syria after days of delays by Syrian and Russian autho ...

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18 of April 2018 02:04:34

Two U.S. officials say CIA Director Mike Pompeo recently traveled to North Korea to meet with leader Kim Jong Un. Pompeo's trip to the isolated communist nation ...