New details from a trove of Iranian nuclear documents stolen by Israeli spies early this year show that Tehran was on the cusp of mastering key bomb making technologies when its research was ordered halted 15 years ago.
South Korea’s political right has been staggered by a U.S. president willing to meet with and praise North Korea's Kim Jong Un and to publicly muse about withdrawing U.S. troops.
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Two decades of efforts by Kremlin specialists have chiseled an international icon of inscrutability and might out of a former municipal bureaucrat who wore ill-fitting suits. The effort is paying off.

The message came hours before Trump’s meeting with the Russian president in Helsinki.

President Trump’s comments were in sync with Moscow’s view that Obama administration policies and the Justice Department’s probe into election interference have inflamed tensions between the two countries.

"Bet ya a signed dollar it's true,” Musk wrote after accusing a cave explorer who helped find the children of sex crimes. He has since deleted the tweets.

Hudson's Bay blames poor performance.

“Cow protection” laws have contributed to a 15 percent drop in the country’s $4 billion beef export industry.

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Trump says he's a master negotiator. But when it comes to making deals, Putin is the real expert.

The president repeatedly demonstrates his limited knowledge about world affairs.

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Theresa May has a razor-thin parliamentary majority — and only eight months left to negotiate Brexit.

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Since 1975, three former presidents have met with Russian leaders in Helsinki. Now Trump and Putin are holding their summit there, too.

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'Violence management' keeps America’s wars off the front pages, but U.S. forces are still involved.

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While the president courts Putin and attacks allies, the defense secretary often seems to be inhabiting a different world.

In the capital city, smoke flares and air horns — and air thick with tension.

Transfers of the remains of U.S. soldiers were halted in 2005 amid heightened tensions between the United States and North Korea.

In a nation where ethnicity is hotly debated, World Cup winners present an image of unity and pride.

The attack, outside a government ministry building where 17 people were killed last month, ended a period of relative peace in Afghanistan’s capital.

The report recommends convening a task force “to explore options for the legal regulation of all drugs in Canada.”

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The incident fueled ongoing protests over the arrest of a district police chief that have shut down roads and forced several government offices to close.

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Pakistan’s independent Human Rights Commission warned Monday of “blatant, aggressive and unabashed” attempts to manipulate the results of elections set for later this month, with prominent activist I.A. Rehman calling it “the dirtiest election” in the country’s troubled relationship with democratic rule.

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One sign in Helsinki read: “Build saunas not war!”

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Never mind the responsibility of hosting a historic summit, Finland is sweating under an unusual heatwave.

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A German city is looking for a way to get rid of a giant catfish that is believed to have developed a taste for ducklings after eating all of its fellow fish in the municipal pond.

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Iran said Monday that if President Donald Trump wants to negotiate after pulling the United States out of the international deal meant to prevent Tehran from developing nuclear weapons, he’ll have to initiate the call.

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Syrian rebels and government forces clashed over a reconnaissance point near the frontier with Israel, a monitoring group said Monday, as the government pressed forward with military operations in the country’s southwest.

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