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France Gives Weapons to Central Africa, Favors End to Embargo

BANGUI/PARIS - France on Tuesday delivered hundreds of assault weapons to Central African Republic (CAR) to fight the growing influence ...


Slovenia Gets First Female Police Chief

LJUBLJANA, SLOVENIA - Slovenia has appointed its first female national police chief after naming its first female army head last ...


Putin Defends Jailing of 77-Year-old Activist

MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday defended the jailing of an elderly rights activist over calls to protest, ...


Turkey Pledges EU Reforms as Rights Concerns Linger

ISTANBUL - Turkish ministers are pledging to speed up judicial reforms as Ankara tries to get its European Union membership ...


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Strasbourg shooting: Two killed, 11 seriously injured

PARIS, France - In a shocking shooting incident that led to the entire eastern French city of Strasbourg to be ...

Climate change action: Ireland worst country in the EU

DUBLIN, Ireland - For the second year in a row, Ireland has been deemed as the worst country in the ...

Report: 47 people returned to Ireland on EU arrest warrants

DUBLIN, Ireland - During 2017, Ireland issued 76 arrest warrants to other European Union member states, a new report has ...

Iran warns over U.S. sanctions: Drug trafficking will rise

TEHRAN, Iran - After the U.S. reimposed crippling sanctions on Iran and its key oil exports, months after exiting the ...

ICRC: Conditions in Yemen Expected to Worsen Even if Peace Takes Hold

GENEVA - The International Committee of the Red Cross warns conditions in Yemen are expected to worsen even if a ...

At Least 1 Killed, 6 Wounded in French Christmas Market Shooting

STRASBOURG, FRANCE - At least one person was killed and six people were wounded in a shooting near a Christmas ...

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Another bug in Google+ affects 52.5 million users

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Two months after announcing its decision to shut down Google+, the Alphabet-owned search engine giant has revealed ...

Online news sites blocked by Bangladesh over security issues

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Bangladesh blocked dozens of online news sites on Monday, ahead of the country's parliamentary election scheduled for ...

IMF warns of troubles facing the global economy

LONDON, U.K. - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned of 'storm clouds' building over the world economy, urging governments ...

Australia recommends tougher scrutiny of tech giants

SYDNEY, Australia - In a bid to better scrutinize the role of tech giants that have gained strong market dominance ...

Millions of commuters impacted after German rail strike

BERLIN, Germany - Amid growing anger over an ongoing pay dispute, several German railway workers staged a four-hour long strike ...

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Strasbourg shooting: Two killed, 11 seriously injured

PARIS, France - In a shocking shooting incident that led to the entire eastern French city of Strasbourg to be ...


Kim Jong Un leaves Seoul guessing over planned visit

SEOUL, South Korea - The North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's planned visit to the South Korean capital, Seoul, which ...


Migration comes to fore at Marrakesh summit

MARRAKESH, Morocco – Countries from around the world tackled the migration issues on Monday adopting the Global Compact for Migration ...


May admits backstop still a major hurdle for Brexit

LONDON, UK -  British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday deferred a crucial parliamentary vote on the controversial Brexit deal, that ...


George HW Bush, the last U.S. president to win a war

There are many reasons to miss George H.W. Bush, the 41st president of the United States. A World War II ...


Climate change action: Ireland worst country in the EU

DUBLIN, Ireland - For the second year in a row, Ireland has been deemed as the worst country in the ...


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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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