Natalia Veselnitskaya had represented a unit linked to the Russian spy agency in a property dispute.

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The toll of the airstrike, which took place in Helmand province, is expected to rise.

Aras Agalarov is an eager-to-please tycoon who has taken on a variety of projects for the Kremlin.

The latest maneuver by the right-wing Law and Justice party has alarmed European officials.

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It only took two years for a ‘robust’ European democracy to fall apart

The Polish Senate approved a rushed and controversial law on Saturday that will retire all Supreme Court judges.

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Germany and Turkey need each other. But they’re on the verge of a breakup.

Turkey and Germany are, nominally, friends. But if you take even a cursory look at the way the two have been behaving lately, you'd be forgiven for thinking otherwise. Over the past few months, the two countries have been locked in an increasingly heated war of words and diplomatic slights. It culminated this week with German Foreign […]

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The curious case of China’s ‘ban’ on Winnie the Pooh

It is it just a coincidence that the Pooh-censorship story started to overshadow Web interest in the death of China's most prominent dissident?

Three Palestinians fatally shot amid protests; three Israelis reported killed in West Bank attack.

The move comes a month after a tourist detained by North Korea was flown home in a coma and died days later.

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The Kremlin is thinking about future elections and worried about growing political interests among young people.

The chancellor’s party is making national pride a focal point of its campaign ahead of the September election.

The nation’s crisis deepens ahead of a contentious vote on constitutional changes.

Muslims in Jerusalem are threatening a massive protest at the al-Aqsa Mosque on Friday.

Ram Nath Kovind, a septuagenarian from what is considered a low caste, is a stalwart of the governing Hindu nationalist party.

U.S. priorities have shifted to fighting the Islamic State.

The other four teens, who came to D.C. to compete in the event, are also believed to be safe.

Speaking from Beirut, the Tices renewed calls for the release of their son, who was captured in Syria five years ago.

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An underwater robot has captured images of massive deposits believed to be melted nuclear fuel that are covering the floor of a damaged reactor at Japan’s crippled Fukushima nuclear plant.

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Crews of experts on Saturday began examining the damage to infrastructure and cultural monuments on the eastern Greek island of Kos after a powerful earthquake killed two tourists and injured nearly 500 others in the Aegean Sea region that stretches to Turkey’s sprawling coast.

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A German girl, who ran away from home shortly after converting to Islam, has been found in Iraq, prosecutors said Saturday.

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