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Russia blames 'tragic chance events' for Syria plane downing

MOSCOW, Russia - After accusing Israel of indirectly causing the downing of a Russian military plane near Syria, the Russian ...

China responds to Trump's new tariffs with its own duties

BEIJING, China - Worries among businesses in the U.S. and China intensified further this week, after both the countries exchanged ...

Russia, Turkey enforce demilitarized zone in Syria's Idlib

MOSCOW, Russia - Supporting the Syrian President Bashar al Assad in his fight against rebels, Russia, along with the Government ...

Kavanaugh accuser goes public, confirmation process at risk

WASHINGTON. U.S. - A week after allegations of sexual assault against the U.S. President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett ...

King of Storms lashes China, kills 64 in the Philippines

GUANGDONG, China - The Super Typhoon Mangkhut, dubbed the 'King of Storms' is tearing through Southeast Asia - viciously destroying ...

Armed group behead youth chief in Burundi's ruling party

A senior member of a youth movement that underpins the ruling party in Burundi has been beheaded and his wife ...

DRC's Bemba to file new ICC appeal: lawyer

Congolese ex-vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba will appeal his sentence for bribing war crimes witnesses and hopes to overturn his conviction ...

Turkey Jails Protesting Workers on President's Prestige Project

ISTANBUL - A Turkish court has detained 24 construction workers for protesting conditions at the building of Istanbul's third airport, ...

Macron to meet Trump, Iran's Rouhani at UN in New York

French President Emmanuel Macron will separately meet his US and Iranian counterparts, Donald Trump and Hassan Rouhani, during the UN ...

U.S. Again Names Iran As Leading Terrorism Sponsor

The United States has once again named Iran as the world's leading state sponsor of terrorism, accusing it of fueling ...

Chinese Initiatives Threaten Mekong River

CHIANG KHONG, THAILAND - On the sandy banks of the Mekong River, local fisherman Mana Suttawong stitches together the ropes ...

Who started the Cold War: U.S. and Russian historians clash

The question about whether the Americans or Soviets ignited the Cold War has been debated since the conflict began, and ...

Candidates Absent from Cameroon's English-Speaking Regions

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON - Candidates for Cameroon's October 7th presidential election have largely avoided traveling to the restive English-speaking regions where ...

Migrant Terror Trial Seen as Test of Fundamental Rights in Hungary

LONDON - A Hungarian appeals court will make its final verdict Thursday in the case of a man convicted of ...

Putin tests Kalashnikov's latest SVCH-308 sniper rifle

September 19, 2018. Russian President Vladimir Putin prepares to shoot from a Chukavin sniper rifle (SVCh 380) at Concern Kalashnikov ...

Egypt court upholds suspended sentence against activist

An Egyptian appeals court on Wednesday upheld a three-month suspended prison sentence for a prominent rights lawyer convicted of offending ...

Uganda Bans Rallies by Supporters of Opponent of Museveni

KAMPALA, UGANDA - Uganda on Wednesday banned rallies to welcome a prominent opponent of President Yoweri Museveni home from the ...

Iraq Court Condemns to Death 'Deputy of IS Leader'

BAGHDAD - An Iraqi court on Wednesday sentenced to death on terror charges a prominent jihadist described as a deputy ...

Envoy: US Seeking to Negotiate Treaty With Iran

The United States is seeking to negotiate a treaty with Iran that will cover both its ballistic missile and nuclear ...

Report: South Sudan troops raped, killed while peace pursued

With "staggering brutality," South Sudan government soldiers and allied militia targeted civilians by raping them, burning them alive, running them ...

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Russia blames 'tragic chance events' for Syria plane downing

MOSCOW, Russia - After accusing Israel of indirectly causing the downing of a Russian military plane near Syria, the Russian ...

Russia, Turkey enforce demilitarized zone in Syria's Idlib

MOSCOW, Russia - Supporting the Syrian President Bashar al Assad in his fight against rebels, Russia, along with the Government ...

Macron to meet Trump, Iran's Rouhani at UN in New York

French President Emmanuel Macron will separately meet his US and Iranian counterparts, Donald Trump and Hassan Rouhani, during the UN ...

U.S. Again Names Iran As Leading Terrorism Sponsor

The United States has once again named Iran as the world's leading state sponsor of terrorism, accusing it of fueling ...

Egypt court upholds suspended sentence against activist

An Egyptian appeals court on Wednesday upheld a three-month suspended prison sentence for a prominent rights lawyer convicted of offending ...

Iraq Court Condemns to Death 'Deputy of IS Leader'

BAGHDAD - An Iraqi court on Wednesday sentenced to death on terror charges a prominent jihadist described as a deputy ...

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