The Iranian government said the 25-year-old plane lost its way in thick clouds, but the country's air fleet is infamously decrepit.
Men, women and children were crushed beneath a Blackhawk carrying government officials surveying earthquake damage.
People wait in a long line to receive the yellow fever vaccine in Sao Paulo. (Miguel Schincariol/AFP/Getty Images)
People wait in a long line to receive the yellow fever vaccine in Sao Paulo. (Miguel Schincariol/AFP/Getty Images)
As the country suffers from one of its worst outbreaks of the virus, false information is being spread online about vaccines that could help prevent the potentially lethal mosquito-borne disease.
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Students urge “March for Our Lives” next month in the District, major U.S. cities.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned that Iran is testing red lines with its behavior in Syria. Iran’s dismissed his address as a “cartoonish circus which does not even deserve the dignity of a response.”

Amid global anxiety about the president’s approach to global affairs, U.S. officials had a message to a gathering of Europe’s foreign policy elite this weekend: Pay no attention to the man tweeting behind the curtain.

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The Russian journalist who helped uncover election interference is confounded by the Mueller indictments

"It's very strange.”

A former Russian troll speaks: ‘It was like being in Orwell’s world’

One worker spoke with The Washington Post, describing what it was like to be in a troll factory.

At a conference in Munich, U.S. national security adviser H.R. McMaster also said Moscow’s campaign to divide the West through subterfuge was failing.

The president’s comment marks the first time he has weighed in on the bureau’s failure to follow up on a Jan. 5 tip about the 19-year-old charged with shooting and killing 17 people in Parkland, Fla.

"We should take full advantage of this unforced error by the State of Hawaii," wrote Adm. Harry Harris, chief of U.S. Pacific Command.

Eastern Ghouta, an opposition-controlled suburb of Damascus, is the anti-Assad forces’ last bastion in the capital.

Some of those present at the conference described the Polish PM's response as “appalling,” “surreal” and “shocking.”

As Brazil struggles with a political crisis, an economic downturn and cascading corruption scandals, dancers take a stand against slave-like conditions and craven politicians.

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Here is the rags-to-riches story of Yevgeny Prigozhin, the Russian accused of backing troll farms to help sway the U.S. election.

A producer on “The Trade,” a Showtime series about the opiod crisis, talks about the heroin business in Mexico.

Ramush Haradinaj was in Washington to mark the anniversary of Kosovo's independence — and to trumpet his government's relationship with the United States.

Some Russians have tried for years to shed light on the St. Petersburg propaganda machine.

The “extreme measure” is needed to crack down on organized crime and drug trafficking, the country’s president said.

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Her comments underscored a deepening rift in the alliance between the U.S. and Europe.

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Bolivian authorities said Sunday that both of the explosions that killed 12 people during recent Carnival celebrations were caused by dynamite, not exploding gas canisters as initially thought.

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Could fusty-looking tapestry and army boots look desirable? Roland Mouret and Temperley worked their magic at London Fashion Week catwalk shows Sunday, showcasing their latest womenswear styles for the upcoming autumn and winter season alongside other designers.

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Several thousand supporters of deported Ukrainian opposition figure Mikheil Saakashvili marched through the center of Kiev on Sunday, demanding the resignation of President Petro Poroshenko.

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The bodies of two Turkish soldiers who went missing in a flood after heavy rains pummeled the country’s southeast were found late Sunday, the military said.

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Three presidential candidates have accepted the nominations of Mexico’s main parties for the July 1 election, formally entering what is shaping up to be a crowded race.

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The Supreme Court of the Maldives has delayed its order reinstating 12 pro-opposition lawmakers ahead of a key parliamentary sitting.

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