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British lawmakers are seeking reassurances about the nation’s nuclear deterrent after reports that a test of the system failed dramatically last month when an unarmed missile crashed into the sea … more
Lawyers for the American government are to tell a London court why they think Julian Assange should face espionage charges in the United States. Their statements on Wednesday are in response to a … more
Syrian state TV says an Israeli strike has hit a residential area in the Syrian capital Damascus. State TV reported several missiles hit the western neighborhood of Kfar Sousseh on Wednesday morning … more
When Tucker Carlson asked Vladimir Putin about his reasons for invading Ukraine two years ago, Putin gave him a lecture on Russian history. The 71-year-old Russian leader spent more than 20 minutes … more
As Russia launched its war in Ukraine two years ago, the lives of millions of Ukrainians were irreversibly changed. They now delineate it into periods before and after Feb. 24, 2022. Tens of … more
A China-born Australian democracy blogger will not appeal his suspended death sentence imposed by a Beijing court, with his family saying a legal challenge would be detrimental to his welfare. Yang … more
The political rivals of Pakistan’s imprisoned former Prime Minister Imran Khan have announced details of a power-sharing agreement, naming Shehbaz Sharif as their joint candidate for prime … more
South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that the highly anticipated national election will be held on May 29. Ramaphosa’s ruling African National Congress, the party once led by … more
A judge who investigated the 2021 assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse has indicted some 50 suspects in the case. Among them is the slain president’s widow, the former prime minister … more
Zimbabwe has started an emergency campaign to inoculate more than 4 million children against polio after health authorities detected three cases caused by a rare mutation of the weakened virus used … more
Spanish police say they suspect the bullet-riddled body of a man found in an eastern town is that of Russian defector Maksim Kuzminov, who flew a Russian army helicopter on his escape across the … more
A court in the Russian capital has ruled to keep Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich in custody pending his trial on espionage charges that he denies. The Moscow City Court on Tuesday … more
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been fighting for more than a decade to avoid extradition to the United States to face charges related to his organization’s publication of a huge trove of … more
South Africa has argued at the United Nations’ top court that Israel is responsible for apartheid against the Palestinians and that Israel’s occupation of land sought for a Palestinian state is … more
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy says delays in weapons deliveries from Western allies are opening a door for Russian battlefield advances. He says the delays are making the fight “very … more
Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthi rebels are still able to launch attacks despite a month of U.S.-led airstrikes. This week they seriously damaged a ship in a strategically important strait and apparently … more
A vote in Hungary’s parliament on ratifying Sweden’s bid to join NATO could come as early as Monday. That's according to a senior member of the country’s governing Fidesz party. It would bring … more
Julian Assange’s lawyers will begin their final U.K. legal challenge to stop the WikiLeaks founder from being sent to the United States to face spying charges. The 52-year-old has been fighting … more
Taiwan is protesting China’s boarding of a tourist boat as tensions rise around the Kinmen archipelago, which lies just off the Chinese coast but is controlled by Taiwan. Taiwanese media reported … more
Five years ago this week, Pope Francis convened an unprecedented summit of bishops from around the world to impress on them that clergy abuse was a global problem and that they needed to do something … more
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