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French call off search for CEO of Quiksilver a day after his boat washed ashore empty

French call off search for CEO of Quiksilver a day after his boat washed...

Pierre Agnes, 54, had gone out on a solo fishing trip, as he often did, in his 36-foot boat, the Mascaret III,...
Germany had seemed immune to the #MeToo movement. Then a prominent director was accused

Germany had seemed immune to the #MeToo movement. Then a prominent director was accused

Jessica Gienow-Hecht, a professor of history and North American studies at the Free University in Berlin, said there are probably two main...
Leaked forecast of economic woe inflames 'Brexit' debate in Britain

Leaked forecast of economic woe inflames ‘Brexit’ debate in Britain

Those talks centered on the rights of EU citizens living in Britain and British citizens living in the remade EU, the relationship...
North Korea shows uneasiness with South Korea after deal to cooperate during Olympics

North Korea shows uneasiness with South Korea after deal to cooperate during Olympics

So far, South Korean President Moon Jae-in and other officials in his government have shown what some observers consider restraint in...
Who made 'Putin's List'? A broad scope of Russia's political and business elite

Who made ‘Putin’s List’? A broad scope of Russia’s political and business elite

Aven, 62, is co-founder of the Alfa Group, which includes Alfa Bank, Russia's largest commercial bank. Aven's partners at Alfa Group also...
China will act if Trump hits out on trade, American business group warns

China will act if Trump hits out on trade, American business group warns

China's technology minister, Miao Wei, on Tuesday insisted the country is not hobbling outside companies. "As China's achievements are closely connected...
Kenya shuts down TV and radio stations, as opposition leader holds a mock swearing-in

Kenya shuts down TV and radio stations, as opposition leader holds a mock swearing-in

Shortly before 3 p.m., Odinga, clad in white, raised a green Bible in his right hand and swore an oath to assume...
'Where is Marco Antonio?' A Mexican teen vanished — and ignited a movement

‘Where is Marco Antonio?’ A Mexican teen vanished — and ignited a movement

The four officers who arrested Sanchez told city investigators that they freed the teenager shortly after detaining him. Two of those officers...
Brazil has seen a wave of inmate riots. The latest one left 10 people dead

Brazil has seen a wave of inmate riots. The latest one left 10 people...

With the fourth largest prison population in the world, Brazil struggles to keep a lid on simmering problems that include severe overcrowding, poorly...
A spike in bombings spreads fear in Afghanistan. It could also be a message to President Trump

A spike in bombings spreads fear in Afghanistan. It could also be a message...

The recent attacks also point to a bloody tussle between the Taliban — Afghanistan's largest insurgent group — and supporters of Islamic...
Israel pushes back against Polish proposal that rejects culpability for Holocaust

Israel pushes back against Polish proposal that rejects culpability for Holocaust

"What this new law is trying to cover up," Havi Dreifuss, a Tel Aviv University expert on Polish-Jewish relations during the Holocaust,...
Russian opposition leader arrested at protests in Moscow again

Russian opposition leader arrested at protests in Moscow again

"I came out not because I support Navalny or don't support Navalny, but because I want to live in a country...

Setting aside combat fatigues and weapons, Colombia’s once-fearsome rebels enter world of politics

Colombia’s demobilized rebel group known as the FARC unveiled its new look as a political organization on Saturday with its presidential candidate promising...
Amid fierce protest, Honduras inaugurates a president accused of stealing the election

Amid fierce protest, Honduras inaugurates a president accused of stealing the election

Between Nov. 29 and Dec. 31, at least 30 people were killed, 232 wounded and 1,085 detained, according to the Committee of...
Using an ambulance as a bomb, Taliban strike near a Kabul hospital, killing 63 people

Using an ambulance as a bomb, Taliban strike near a Kabul hospital, killing 63...

The Taliban carried out their second massive bombing against a well-secured Afghanistan target in a week on Saturday when a suicide bomber stuffed...
With U.S. competition hurting its marijuana business, Mexico warms a little to legalization

With U.S. competition hurting its marijuana business, Mexico warms a little to legalization

In the U.S., marijuana is legal in some form in a majority of states and will soon be permitted for recreational use...
Two years after West Africa was declared Ebola-free, health and financial burdens persist

Two years after West Africa was declared Ebola-free, health and financial burdens persist

Bev Kauffeldt’s voice quivered as she described the plight of a young well technician employed in Liberia by the international humanitarian aid organization...
Kenya has one president. In a political showdown, it's about to swear in another

Kenya has one president. In a political showdown, it’s about to swear in another

Kenyatta, who is Kikuyu and the son of Kenya's first president, Jomo Kenyatta, was indicted for crimes against humanity by the International...
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At least 37 die in South Korean hospital fire, the country’s deadliest in recent...

The death toll in Friday's fire represents a significant portion of the annual fatalities from such incidents in South Korea, population 51 million. In...
North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho

United States ‘Declared War’ on Us, We Could Shoot Down U.S. Bombers: North Korea...

North Korea's foreign minister said on Monday that President Donald Trump had declared war on North Korea and that Pyongyang reserves the right to...
Syrian Democratic Forces

Iran Revolutionary Guards Has Attacked Daesh With Drones in Syria

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards on Sunday struck bases of Daesh in eastern Syria with drones, Iranian state television reported.It said vehicles, military equipment and ammunition...

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