People hold a banner while attending a vigil Thursday for the victims of a shooting that left several people dead in Hanau, Germany. (Christian Mang/Reuters)
People hold a banner while attending a vigil Thursday for the victims of a shooting that left several people dead in Hanau, Germany. (Christian Mang/Reuters)

After deadly shooting tied to far right, Merkel says ‘racism is a poison’ Germany must overcome

The chancellor said there were many indications that the perpetrator acted with right-wing extremist, racist motives.

Mexican national arrested in Florida on accusation of spying for Russia

Hector Alejandro Cabrera Fuentes is charged with acting as an agent of a foreign government without notifying U.S. officials.

Pakistan hopes its anti-terrorism efforts will keep it off global blacklist

Analysts and U.S. officials cautioned that the moves will do little to address Pakistan’s history of supporting militants.

U.S. sanctions Iranian election officials ahead of vote as Pompeo tours Saudi military base

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said his trip shows the need to maintain a troop presence in Saudi Arabia.

U.S. joins other nations in accusing Russia of cyber attack in Republic of Georgia

The Oct. 28 attack knocked thousands of websites offline, including those of the president, local government officials and television channels.
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