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Ukraine Leader Backs Controversial 'Russian Foreign Agents' Bill

KYIV - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Thursday backed a controversial bill that would require pro-Russian groups to register as ...


Zambia Fires Minister Over Graft Scandal

LUSAKA - Zambia sacked its development minister on Wednesday a day after Britain suspended aid payments to the country over ...


What the driver saw at the Gupta compound

Security guard and driver John Maseko watched the car enter through the steel double gate that opens onto Saxonwold Drive. ...


Dozens of IS Fighters Arrested in Kabul

Dozens of Islamic State fighters have been arrested in Afghanistan's capital, Kabul, ahead of a religious observance in the country, ...


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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 ...

Ugandan pop star vows to fight on after arriving from US

Uganda's pop star politician Bobi Wine vowed on Thursday to continue his fight for more freedom in the country "or ...

No-Flow Zone: Are Russian Pop Stars Afraid To Play Daghestan

MAKHACHKALA, Russia -- Considered home to one of Russia's most conservative societies, the predominantly Muslim republic of Daghestan could turn ...

Trump suggested Sahara wall to stem migrants: Madrid

Spain's foreign minister revealed that US President Donald Trump suggested building a wall along the Sahara desert to stem the ...

Critics Blast Lviv's Ban On Russian-Language Culture

KYIV -- It's a measure some Ukrainians claim is necessary to fight Russia's potent 'hybrid warfare.' But critics, including Western ...

WADA Lifts Ban on Russian Anti-Doping Agency

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) announced Thursday it would lift its ban on Russia's anti-doping agency (RUSADA). "Today, the great ...

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Japanese crypto exchange suffers massive attack

TOKYO, Japan - The Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Zaif revealed a massive hacking attack on Thursday, in which the exchange is believed ...

U.K. regulator slaps fine of 500,000 pounds on Equifax

LONDON, U.K. - Equifax's U.K. arm was slapped with a fine worth 500,000 pounds by the U.K. regulator, over the ...

EU calls on Facebook, Twitter to comply with consumer rules

BRUSSELS, Belgium - As regulators in the European Union continue to crackdown on U.S. social media giants over privacy and ...

Sky set to go into rare auction this weekend

LONDON, U.K. - In a bid to resolve a bidding war that started in December 2016, now, the Takeover Panel ...

Amazon hopes to launch 3,000 cashierless food stores

SEATTLE, U.S. - Amazon, which launched its first cashierless food store in Seattle in December 2016 and has since unveiled ...

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North Korean leader vows to shut main missile testing site

PYONGYANG, North Korea - Hailing the progress made in inter-Korean relations at the end of the third summit held between ...


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 ...


Ugandan pop star vows to fight on after arriving from US

Uganda's pop star politician Bobi Wine vowed on Thursday to continue his fight for more freedom in the country "or ...


No-Flow Zone: Are Russian Pop Stars Afraid To Play Daghestan

MAKHACHKALA, Russia -- Considered home to one of Russia's most conservative societies, the predominantly Muslim republic of Daghestan could turn ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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