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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The crash of the Aseman Airlines ATR-72 marks yet another fatal aviation disaster for Iran.

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He had previously suggested earlier that Jews were partially responsible for their own genocide. Now a Polish embassy in Israel is covered in swastika graffiti.

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.”

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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.

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.

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

"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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The Tibetan government-in-exile says a weekend fire at the sprawling Jokhang monastery in Tibet did not affect the main chapel at the 1,300-year-old religious site, considered the spiritual heart of Tibetan Buddhism.

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Rumbling Mount Sinabung on the Indonesian island of Sumatra shot billowing columns of ash more than 5,000 meters (16,400 feet) into the atmosphere and hot clouds down its slopes on Monday.

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Iranian search and rescue teams on Monday reached the site of a plane crash the previous day that authorities say killed all 65 people on board, Iran’s Press TV reported.

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Pakistan’s cricket legend turned politician Imran Khan has tied the knot for the third time by marrying a faith healer, his party announced on Monday.

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The first notes of Ed Sheeran’s “Shape of You” had just played when Gabriella Papadakis suddenly became aware that people were about to see a whole lot more of her shape than she had planned.

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The risks of a “miscalculation” and armed conflict have risen in the disputed South China Sea with a militarily stronger China now able to challenge the United States, which used to be the dominant power in the strategic waterway, the Philippine envoy to Beijing said Monday.

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