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Anti-gay summit finds mixed reception in Moldova

Anti-gay advocates and their conservative supporters from dozens of countries gathered last weekend in Moldova's capital for the annual World ...

US Slaps Sanctions on Chinese Military Agency

China has called on the United States to withdraw sanctions it imposed on a Chinese military agency for buying Russian ...

Moscow, China Lash Out Over Latest U.S. Sanctions

Russia and China have criticized new sanctions the United States has imposed over what Washington describes as Moscow's 'malign activities.' ...

With Parents Detained, Chinese State Cares for Uighur 'Orphans'

ISTANBUL - Every morning, Meripet wakes up to her nightmare: The Chinese government has turned four of her children into ...

Hong Kong's High Speed Rail Debuts Amid Political Turmoil

As the first high speed train pulls out of Hong Kong's West Kowloon Station early Sunday morning to mainland China, ...

China, Russia Urge US to DropSanctions onWeapons Buy

China has called on the United States to withdraw sanctions it imposed on a Chinese military agency for buying Russian ...

Trump: Peaceful movement ushered in a new era in Armenia

PanARMENIAN.Net - The peaceful, popular movement led by now Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan ushered in a new era in Armenia, ...

Trump To Address 'Iran, Skripal Case' During UN Assembly Speech

WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump will speak about Iran, the Skripal poisoning case in England, chemical weapons, and North Korea ...

Despite Optics of Inter-Korea Summit, Denuclearization Still Distant

WASHINGTON - Despite the sound bites and photos that emerged from the third summit between the leaders of South Korea ...

NAFTA Deal Not Yet in Sight, Canada Stands Firm on Auto Tariffs

WASHINGTON - Canada and the United States showed scant sign on Thursday of closing a deal to revamp NAFTA, and ...

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 ...

Liberia slaps travel bans on 15 people as it probes missing cash

Liberia on Thursday imposed travel bans on 15 people, including the son of ex-president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, following a probe ...

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 ...

Mexican President-elect Stuck 3 Hours on Grounded Plane

MEXICO CITY - Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, a stickler for austerity who has vowed to fly only commercial, ...

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 ...

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. ...

Hezbollah Defies Israel, Says Has 'Precision Missiles'

BEIRUT, LEBANON - Lebanon's Hezbollah said Thursday it had acquired 'precision missiles' despite extensive efforts by neighbor and foe Israel ...

Trump Chips Away at Liberal US Appeals Court Majorities

Aided by fellow Republicans in the Senate, President Donald Trump is rapidly filling vacancies on U.S. appeals courts, moving some ...

Liberian leader Weah signs land-reform law

Liberian President George Weah has signed a long-sought land reform law that gives local communities greater rights over "customary land" ...

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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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