Since Iranians took to the streets for nearly two weeks, President Hassan Rouhani has leveraged their anger to increase pressure on Iran’s armed forces to divest from the economy. And he has made moves to overhaul a chaotic banking sector.
A former Austrian chancellor says he met Paul Manafort twice, but only for coffee, and denies lobbying for Ukraine's former government.
Afghan soldiers, police and intelligence officials were among those killed in the latest violence.
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Silvio Berlusconi speaks Feb. 14 on an Italian talk show. (Reuters)
Silvio Berlusconi speaks Feb. 14 on an Italian talk show. (Reuters)
The Donald Trump of Italy is making a comeback, with the former prime minister recasting himself as a pro-European Union moderate in a bid to get an ally into office.
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Authorities said they were not acting on a tip when customs agents found the 1877 monotype by Edward Degas inside a suitcase in the back of a bus at a highway stop near Paris.

Wherever Nirav Modi is has Internet access, because he's been taking email potshots at the government agencies investigating him.

Hundreds of people have been killed in Eastern Ghouta in the past week as government forces bombard rebel positions.

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The firm is linked to Yevgeniy Prigozhin, also known as “Putin's chef.”

The decision is a 'pretty dramatic reversal of precedent,' said one lawyer who has studied the issue.

Togo experimented with power-sharing more than a decade ago, with mixed results.

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Toronto police have arrested and charged Bruce McArthur with six murders. They fear he is a serial killer who had more victims.

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Russia, which has veto power in the council, objected to the proposed terms.

Elaine Duke, who served as the department’s acting secretary for four months last year, was mostly sidelined after Kirstjen Nielsen took over at DHS in December.

The private business trip to India by the president’s son has sparked conflict-of-interest concerns.

State Department is looking into the legality of private financing after casino magnate Sheldon Adelson offered to fund part of the construction.

Many girls are still unaccounted for. But so far, the government can't say where they are.

The new Lancet study says the system is also failing Canada's indigenous populations.

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The measures target 56 entities involved in shipping and trade, part of a bid to prevent Pyongyang from evading previous sanctions.

The response to the water shortage shows the vast inequality in South Africa.

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Mueller was deployed near dangerous Mutter's Ridge.

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Oscar Julio Vian, the Roman Catholic archbishop of Guatemala City and an outspoken critic of corruption in the Central American nation, died Saturday after battling cancer for months. He was 70.

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The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved a resolution Saturday demanding a 30-day cease-fire across Syria “without delay” to deliver humanitarian aid to millions and evacuate the critically ill and wounded.

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A Flag Day ceremony in Mexico has gone awry, with troops flying the country’s red, white and green “tri-color” upside down.

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A man apparently killed his brother and sister at their farmhouse in southeastern Austria on Saturday, then hanged himself, authorities said.

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A new indictment against former Donald Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort focused a spotlight Saturday on uncovering the former European leaders who prosecutors contend were secretly paid by Manafort to lobby on behalf of Ukraine.

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A new wave of airstrikes and shelling on eastern suburbs of the Syrian capital Damascus left at least 22 people dead and dozens wounded Saturday, raising the death toll of a week of bombing in the area to 500, as the U.N. Security Council unanimously approved a resolution demanding a 30-day cease-fire across Syria.

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