Europeans have struggled to counter Russian efforts to influence their political systems and press their defenses, and long did so in partnership with their allies in Washington. But after President Trump sided with Russian President Vladimir Putin against the U.S. intelligence community, Europeans worry he’d do the same to them.
With the battlefield stalemated, U.S. officials are looking to jump-start a stalled peace process.
Former president Barack Obama speaks in Nyang’oma Kogelo, Kenya. (Photo and video by Reuters)
In the village where his father grew up, the former president’s complicated roots with the country were on display.

The remains of as many as 55 solders killed during the Korean War could be returned by July 27, the 65th anniversary of the signing of the armistice that ended the conflict.

"No prior president has ever abased himself more abjectly before a tyrant."

“Do you really believe that someone acting from the Russian territory could have influenced the United States?” Putin asked in a wide-ranging interview with Fox News Channel’s Chris Wallace.

Butina, 29, is accused of trying to establish “back channel” communications and was arrested Sunday in Washington, D.C.

At a Helsinki summit, the U.S. president refused to denounce Russian interference in the 2016 election and called the Mueller probe a disaster for our country.”

Thai cave rescuer considers suing Elon Musk over deleted ‘pedo’ tweets

"Bet ya a signed dollar it's true,” Musk wrote after accusing a cave explorer who helped find the children of sex crimes. He has since deleted the tweets.

One of Canada’s biggest clothing stores just pulled Ivanka Trump’s brand from its shelves

Hudson's Bay blames poor performance.

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Putin’s Helsinki showmanship starts with his limo

The car, called Kortezh — the Russian word for “motorcade” — rivals the U.S. president’s “Beast” limo in its imposing aura.

The U.S. president says Putin was “extremely strong and powerful in his denial” of Russian interference in the 2016 election.

At Monday’s summit, Trump echoed Putin’s long-held suspicion of Western institutions.

When every reptile was dead, the villagers put them in a giant, bloody pile, then took selfies. 

The message came hours before Trump’s meeting with the Russian president in Helsinki.

“Cow protection” laws have contributed to a 15 percent drop in the country’s $4 billion beef export industry.

In one state alone, there are more than 1 million cows on the loose. That’s about the population of Dallas.

The president repeatedly demonstrates his limited knowledge about world affairs.

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Theresa May has a razor-thin parliamentary majority — and only eight months left to negotiate Brexit.

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Since 1975, three former presidents have met with Russian leaders in Helsinki. Now Trump and Putin are holding their summit there, too.

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German prosecutors are appealing the verdict against a neo-Nazi whose 2 ½-year sentence for supporting a terrorist organization prompted anger last week.

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Israel placed new restrictions on its only cargo crossing with the Gaza Strip on Tuesday in response to continued Hamas hostilities, even after it agreed to a cease-fire ending 24 hours of intense fighting.

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Japan and the U.S. have extended their nuclear pact as Tokyo pledged to work to reduce its plutonium stockpile to address Washington’s concern.

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Authorities on Tuesday told a political party that advocates independence for Hong Kong the group might be banned on national security grounds, in one of the most severe steps against separatist voices since the territory returned to Chinese rule in 1997.

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Former U.S. President Barack Obama is set to make his highest-profile speech since leaving office, urging people around the world to respect human rights and other values under threat in an address marking the 100th anniversary of anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela’s birth.

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India’s highest court on Tuesday asked the federal government to consider enacting a law to deal with an increase in lynchings and mob violence fueled mostly by rumors that the victims either belonged to members of child kidnapping gangs or were beef eaters and cow slaughterers.

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