A Green Beret, a Navy linguist, a former Navy SEAL and a Syrian emigre were the Americans killed in this week’s suicide bombing in Syria, the Defense Department and a defense contractor said on Friday.
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The natural workings of democracy are under pressure.
The attack may doom already stalled peace talks between the Colombian government and the National Liberation Army.
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The A.U. expressed “serious doubts” over the election, called for delaying the release of final results and urgently sent a delegation to Kinshasa.
Images, from left, of President Trump, South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at an exhibition in Seoul on Jan. 3. (AP)
Images, from left, of President Trump, South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at an exhibition in Seoul on Jan. 3. (AP)
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Polls suggest that South Koreans are happy with Preisdent Moon Jae-in's tactics but doubtful North Korea will actually give up its nuclear weapons.
In the aftermath, Britons — surprised to learn that the queen’s husband still drives — wondered if he should still be doing so, and if not, who would take the keys away.

The ongoing protests against Bashir are stronger than ever because of a new sense of national solidarity.

The miscalculation increases the risks of a chaotic British departure from the European Union.

The challenge is to move beyond bonhomie, and actually reach a concrete deal that begins the process of denuclearization.

The special counsel, which seldom speaks about its investigation, says explosive assertions are ‘not accurate.’

A growing number of towns around the world are offering homes to newcomers for almost free

An Italian town just began offering homes for less than $2. Elsewhere, similar programs have long been in place.

Tiny Indian state proposes world’s biggest experiment with guaranteed income

Sikkim, known for banning plastic bags and pesticides, wants to set up a system of minimum guaranteed income for its small population.

As many as 1 million people have been sent to internment camps in the remote Xinjiang province.

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In an excerpt from his new book, “Prisoner,” a Washington Post journalist held in Iran for 544 days shares his account of solitary confinement and his fears for his wife’s safety.

The firm — Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom — conceded it should have registered as a foreign agent in 2012 for work on behalf of Ukraine.

Money for informants, corruption probes and drug buys dries up as officials begin to worry about making mortgage payments and putting food on their tables.

The vision the president presented went far beyond the missile defense strategy the Pentagon released.

Experts say the Islamic State may try to replicate this week’s suicide bombing as U.S. forces depart.

Officials juggled funds to come up with enough to meet a full payroll for at least two weeks.

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