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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 ...

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 ...

What's so special about the SVCh, the sniper rifle tested by Putin

The new sniper will be adopted by Russia's marksmen and is likely to give German and American-made models a real ...

Kazakhstan Man Jailed for Anti-presidential Online Comment

ASTANA, KAZAKHSTAN - Kazakhstan on Thursday sentenced a man to three years in prison for inciting hatred on social media ...

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 ...

Bye Bye Bugs Scientists Fear Non-Pest Insects Are Declining

OXFORD, PENNSYLVANIA - A staple of summer - swarms of bugs - seems to be a thing of the past. ...

EU Getting 'Impatient' with Facebook Over Consumer Data Use

BRUSSELS - The European Union's consumer protection chief said Thursday she's growing impatient with Facebook's efforts to improve transparency with ...

Plight of Jailed Catalans Strains Dialogue With Spain

SANT JOAN DE VILATORRADA, SPAIN - A farm tractor with a crane lifts up half a dozen people holding Catalan ...

DRC unveils candidates for troubled vote

Election officials in Democratic Republic of Congo on Wednesday released an official list of candidates for December's presidential election, formally ...

Amnesty International Toils To Tell Real Videos From Fakes

When Amnesty International launched a probe this year into police crackdowns against Russian protesters, one of its research methods was ...

World Anti-Doping Agency Lifts Ban On Russia, On 'Strict Conditions'

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has lifted the suspension of Russia's anti-doping agency (RUSADA), despite opposition from tens of athletes ...

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 ...

World Anti-Doping Agency Reinstates Russia

VICTORIA, SEYCHELLES - The World Anti-Doping Agency has reinstated Russia, ending a nearly three-year suspension caused by state-sponsored doping. WADA ...

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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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