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EU Envisions New Joint Border Force

MADRID - An ambitious plan for a European Union Border and Coast Guard force was unveiled at a special meeting ...


Analysts: Poor Economy, Unemployment Lure Tunisians to Extremism

Seven years after the Arab Spring, little has been done to address youth unemployment in Tunisia, a key factor in ...


UN Official: Buffer Zone in Syria's Idlib Province Averts War for Now

GENEVA - A Russian-Turkish agreement to create a demilitarized buffer zone between the Syrian army and rebels inside Syria's northern ...


Turkey Looks to Germany for Help on Deepening Financial Distress

ISTANBUL - Turkish Finance Minister Berat Albayrak heads to Berlin Friday to meet with his German counterpart, Olaf Scholz, as ...


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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 ...

EU Envisions New Joint Border Force

MADRID - An ambitious plan for a European Union Border and Coast Guard force was unveiled at a special meeting ...

UN Official: Buffer Zone in Syria's Idlib Province Averts War for Now

GENEVA - A Russian-Turkish agreement to create a demilitarized buffer zone between the Syrian army and rebels inside Syria's northern ...

Pakistan: Saudi Arabia to Join China-Funded Development Project

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan announced Thursday that Saudi Arabia has agreed to join and invest "heavily" in its ongoing China-funded bilateral ...

EU, UK Fail to Resolve Border Row as Brexit Deadline Looms

SALZBURG, AUSTRIA - Britain and its European Union partners failed on Thursday to secure a breakthrough in Brexit talks, largely ...

Turkey Looks to Germany for Help on Deepening Financial Distress

ISTANBUL - Turkish Finance Minister Berat Albayrak heads to Berlin Friday to meet with his German counterpart, Olaf Scholz, as ...

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Wall Street rallies as traders shrug off tariff concerns

NEW YORK, New York - The Dow Jones industrials closed at a record high on Thursday, sweeping aside concerns about ...

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 ...

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Ensure my safety: Kavanaugh accuser willing to testify

WASHINGTON, U.S. - It has been less than a week since 51-year-old research psychologist from northern California, Christine Blasey Ford ...


Kim Jong Un wants second meeting with Trump

SEOUL, South Korea - The South Korean President Moon Jae In, who just concluded his third meeting with the North ...


Ferry in Tanzania capsizes, hundreds feared dead

UKORA, Tanzania - About 42 people were confirmed dead after a ferry capsized on Africa's largest lake - Lake Victoria ...


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 ...


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