He was born into the ruthless North Korean dictatorship and could never quite escape it.

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The U.S. president’s policies are tapping into Mexico’s historic grievances.

At least 32 people died at two of the most fortified complexes in the area.There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but the explosions bore the hallmarks of the Islamic State, which controls much of the countryside east of the city.

The State Department decided not to issue the visas to the North Korean diplomats due to travel from Pyongyang to New York for the talks, according to three people with knowledge of the decision.

Many European countries won’t recognize transgender people unless they’re sterilized

Human rights groups suggest that Europe lacks the moral authority to condemn efforts by the Trump administration to repeal rights.

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German intelligence agency spied on foreign journalists, including BBC and N.Y. Times, report says

Reporters from BBC, Reuters and the New York Times are believed to have been targeted.

The French Senate report said that only one of 12 planned centers has opened, and it is still empty.

Iraq’s prime minister said the airstrikes were in response to bombings in Baghdad. 

In the past month, seven Christians were killed by suspected Islamic State militants.

The blast came after rebels recaptured al-Bab. In eastern Syria, Iraqi warplanes hit Islamic State sites.

258 applications have been lodged under Ivanka’s name, or variants of it, since the election.

A new political party is demanding the mass deportation of non-South Africans

The U.K. Independence Party was defeated even as Labour lost a seat held since 1935.

Fresh fighting is dramatically worsening an already dire human toll. U.N. issues appeals for help.

The United States lacks a strategy to deal with China’s rise, said former senator and ex-ambassador Max Baucus.

Foreign Ministry calls rights group “anti-Israel” and blocks its U.S.-based investigator

VX is one of the most toxic and fastest-acting chemical warfare agents.

The U.S. and its allies have suspended aid to the rebels to get them to unite against al-Qaeda, but instead they are being overrun by it.

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Thousands of people turned out for a pro-government rally in southern Romania, hoping to boost the popularity of the center-left government following massive anti-corruption protests.

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At least 10 police officers and the wife of a police commander were killed in an ambush by Islamic States group militants in northern Zawzjan province, a provincial official said.

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Azerbaijan says several of its soldiers have been killed during fighting in the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region as Armenia and Azerbaijan blame each other for an outbreak of violence.

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Turkey’s prime minister has officially launched his ruling party’s campaign for a “yes” vote in a referendum on ushering a presidential system, which critics fear will concentrate too many powers in the hands of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

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Hundreds of left-wing and pro-democracy activists have marked the anniversary of the 1986 revolt that ousted Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos to warn about the current president’s dictatorial tendencies and condemn his decision to allow Marcos to be buried at a heroes’ cemetery.

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Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe celebrated his 93rd birthday Saturday amid granite hills where ancient spirits are said to dwell, defying calls to resign after nearly four decades in power in a region known for opposing the man who says he’ll run again in 2018 elections.

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