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Amid border wrangles, Eritreans wrestle with staying or going

An unexpected rapprochement last year between Ethiopia and Eritrea, and the subsequent opening of the border, seemed to offer hope ...

UN Security Council Rejects Russian Request For Ukraine Meeting

The UN Security Council has rejected a Russian request to hold a meeting on a new language law in Ukraine.Russia ...

UN Voices Concern About Rising Tensions Between U.S., Iran

The United Nations has expressed concern about the increasingly confrontational rhetoric between the United States and Iran and called for ...

Iran Quadruples Uranium Enrichment

Michael Bowman of Capitol Hill contributed to this report.WASHINGTON - Iran said Monday it has quadrupled its uranium enrichment capacity ...

Lao Villager Dies After 8 Years in Jail Over Land Grab Protest

A Lao villager held in jail since 2011 as a leader of a land protest in the country's Salavan province ...

Republican Lawmaker Calling for Trump's Impeachment Draws Backlash

WASHINGTON - A Michigan congressman who was the first Republican to call for President Donald Trump's impeachment defended himself Monday ...

Trump Loses Lawsuit Challenging Subpoena for Financial Records

A U.S. judge on Monday ruled in favor of a U.S. House of Representatives committee seeking President Donald Trump's financial ...

Southeast Asia Struggles with Trash Rejected by China

Southeast Asian nations are facing increased dumping of waste from industrialized nations, with Malaysia and the Philippines threatening to send ...

Girl Killed, Villagers Hurt by Myanmar Army Gunfire in Rakhine State

One child was killed and two other villagers were injured by gunfire by Myanmar soldiers in war-torn Rakhine state's Kyauktaw ...

Battle Breaks out for WikiLeaks Founder Assange's Computers

BOGOTA, COLOMBIA - With Julian Assange locked away in a London jail, a new battle has broken out over what ...

Ukraine Live Blog: Zelenskiy Dissolves Parliament

23:16This ends our live blogging for May 20. Be sure to check back tomorrow for our continuing coverage.23:12 23:11 23:08 ...

Ukrainian PM Hroysman Announces Resignation

Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Hroysman has announced his intention to resign.Hroysman said in a televised statement that he would step ...

North Macedonia Finds Eight Migrants Hiding In Truck's Roof

SKOPJE -- Authorities in North Macedonia say they have discovered eight migrants from Iraq crammed into a hidden compartment in ...

Trump to meet Charles during UK visit

London [United Kingdom], May 21 (ANI): US President Donald Trump is expected to hold a meeting with Britain's Prince Charles ...

Main Serbian Party Wins By Landslide In Northern Kosovo Mayoral Poll

PRISTINA -- Candidates from the main Kosovo Serb party took more than 90 percent of the vote in snap mayoral ...

CDC: Measles Cases in US Continue to Rise

The United States recorded 41 new cases of measles as of May 17, according to health officials.The U.S. Centers for ...

China's Shale Gas Production Comes Up Short

After years of poor prospects and meager returns, China's state oil companies continue to pursue shale gas development despite signs ...

Zarif: Trump's 'Genocidal Taunts' Won't End Iran

The Iranian foreign minister has dismissed what he called Donald Trump's 'genocidal taunts' and warned the U.S. president not to ...

North Macedonia To Hold First Gay-Pride Parade Next Month

The North Macedonian capital is set to host on June 29 what activists have described as the Balkan country's first ...

Russian Judge Reportedly Forced To Resign Over Topless Selfie

A Russian judge who showed leniency toward two teenagers charged with plotting to overthrow the government has reportedly been forced ...

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TOPKYO, Japan - The Japanese automotive giant Toyota Motor Corporation has rejected U.S. President Donald Trump’s declaration that imported cars ...

Amid border wrangles, Eritreans wrestle with staying or going

An unexpected rapprochement last year between Ethiopia and Eritrea, and the subsequent opening of the border, seemed to offer hope ...

UN Security Council Rejects Russian Request For Ukraine Meeting

The UN Security Council has rejected a Russian request to hold a meeting on a new language law in Ukraine.Russia ...

UN Voices Concern About Rising Tensions Between U.S., Iran

The United Nations has expressed concern about the increasingly confrontational rhetoric between the United States and Iran and called for ...

Iran Quadruples Uranium Enrichment

Michael Bowman of Capitol Hill contributed to this report.WASHINGTON - Iran said Monday it has quadrupled its uranium enrichment capacity ...

Lao Villager Dies After 8 Years in Jail Over Land Grab Protest

A Lao villager held in jail since 2011 as a leader of a land protest in the country's Salavan province ...

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