Other countries will replace the $230 million that the United States was going to spend on cities largely destroyed by the Syrian conflict, the administration said.
The leader’s attendance is highly symbolic as Russian influence in Europe grows.
Four million people who claimed to be Indian were left off a registry of Indian citizens.
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If physical activity is felt to be absolutely necessary, Santa Marta’s health secretary says, people should wait until "times when the temperature is lower."
North Korean soldiers salute Wednesday as others bow before the giant bronze statues of late North Korean leaders Kim Il Sung and his son Kim Jong Il. (AP)
North Korean soldiers salute Wednesday as others bow before the giant bronze statues of late North Korean leaders Kim Il Sung and his son Kim Jong Il. (AP)
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For the 70th anniversary of the creation of North Korea, Pyongyang is planning a big party.
Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte says the company that oversaw maintenance of the motorway is to blame. At least 38 people were killed in Tuesday's collapse.
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The Treasury Department imposed the penalties in response to a brutal campaign against Rohingya Muslims last year.

Volunteers in the hills watch for warplanes, sending their information to a high-tech alert network.

Kofi Annan of Ghana, whose popular and influential reign as secretary general of the United Nations was marred by White House anger at his opposition to the American invasion of Iraq, has died, the Annan family and the Kofi Annan Foundation said on Twitter. Mr. Annan, who shared the 2001 Nobel Peace Prize with the […]

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Bribery and fraud charges announced against three retired sailors, including an officer who allegedly took part in a wild two-day party that cost $75,000.

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Sorry, Dutch Pastafarians, but you still can’t wear a colander on your government ID ... yet

Pastafarians sometimes say R'amen instead of Amen.

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1 in 7 Canadian cannabis users has driven high at least once in the past 3 months

The new statistics were released by the Canadian government two months before recreational cannabis is legalized across Canada and amid concerns that legalization will make roads more dangerous.

The operation has led to “paralysis” at the agency and questions about what happens when once-fringe political parties come to power.

Much of the cost of Donald Trump Jr.’s February business trip to India remains unknown.

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Trump's expensive parade plans have a bitter aftertaste, especially as the United States is risking more insecurity across the globe to save money.

Gold crowns, bronzes and other looted treasures may make their way home under certain terms.

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Rights advocates call it the "largest and most brutal repression the regime has undertaken since the Cultural Revolution."

Lawmakers from both parties are questioning the legality of the planned move.

State Department announcement comes a week after U.S. reimposed some sanctions that were lifted as part of the 2016 nuclear deal.

The head of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops also plans to seek a wider Vatican investigation of abuse allegations against Theodore McCarrick.

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Kofi Annan, one of the world’s most celebrated diplomats and a charismatic symbol of the United Nations who rose through its ranks to become the first black African secretary-general, has died. He was 80.

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Italy’s president spoke quiet words of comfort to families of many of the dead in the Genoa bridge collapse at state funeral held on the city’s fair grounds.

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Pakistan’s cricket star-turned-politician Imran Khan was sworn in as prime minister on Saturday despite protests by opposition parties, which accuse the security services of intervening on his behalf in last month’s elections.

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Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan has died at age 80, his foundation says.

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