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  • Ballistic missiles are displayed in a military parade in Pyongyang, North Korea on April 16.  (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

    Germany Eyes New North Korea Sanctions

    BERLIN—Germany will tighten economic sanctions against North Korea over its nuclear program in line with a U.N. resolution passed in November and subsequent EU regulations,... Read more

  • Moon Jae-in, the presidential candidate of the Democratic Party of Korea, poses for photographs as he watches a television report on an exit poll of the presidential election in Seoul, South Korea on May 9, 2017. (REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji)

    Moon Jae-In Wins South Korean Election

    SEOUL—Liberal politician Moon Jae-in won South Korea’s presidential election on Tuesday, an exit poll showed, an expected victory that would end nearly a decade of... Read more

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    Explosion at Mexico Fireworks Depot Kills at Least 12

    MEXICO CITY—At least 12 people were killed, including five children, and 30 were injured in an explosion at a house where fireworks were stored in... Read more

  • Ahn Cheol-soo, presidential candidate of the People's Party, Hong Joon-pyo, presidential candidate of the Liberty Korea Party, and Moon Jae-in, presidential candidate of the Democratic Party of Korea, during a ceremony celebrating the birthday of Buddha at Jogye temple in Seoul, South Korea on May 3, 2017. (REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji)

    South Koreans Vote for New Leader After Months of Political Vacuum

    SEOUL—South Koreans go to the polls on Tuesday to elect a new leader, looking to move on from a corruption scandal that brought down former... Read more

  • An Airbus A400M military aircraft participates in a flying display during the 51st Paris Air Show at Le Bourget airport near Paris, France on June 16, 2015.  (REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol)

    German Report Raises Concerns Over A400M Military Readiness

    BERLIN—A confidential report by the German Defence Ministry has warned that technical challenges and contractual wrangling with Airbus could impair full operational use of Europe’s... Read more

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    Austrian Court Rules Facebook Must Delete ‘Hate Postings’

    VIENNA—Facebook must remove postings deemed as hate speech, an Austrian court has ruled, in a legal victory for campaigners who want to force social media... Read more

  • City workers cross the River Thames with the City of London financial district seen behind them, in Britain on Oct. 27, 2016. (REUTERS/Toby Melville)

    Banks Planning to Move 9,000 Jobs From Britain Because of Brexit

    LONDON—The largest global banks in London plan to move about 9,000 jobs to the continent in the next two years, public statements and information from... Read more

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    Canada’s Quebec Battles Floods, Police Search for Toddler, Man Swept Away

    Canadian police were searching on Monday for a man and toddler swept away in Quebec as heavy rains swelled rivers in the province and the... Read more

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    Government: Head of ISIS in Afghanistan Killed

    KABUL—The head of the ISIS terrorist group in Afghanistan, Abdul Hasib, has been killed in an operation led by Afghan special forces in the eastern province... Read more

  • French President elect Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Trogneux on the stage at his victory rally near the Louvre in Paris, France on May 7, 2017. (REUTERS/Christian Hartmann)

    Macron Wins French Presidency by Emphatic Margin

    PARIS—Emmanuel Macron was elected French president on Sunday with a business-friendly vision of European integration, defeating Marine Le Pen who threatened to take France out of the... Read more

  • A soldier films North Korean soldiers, officers and high ranking officials attending a military parade marking the 105th birth anniversary of country's founding father Kim Il Sung in Pyongyang, North Korea on April 15, 2017.     (REUTERS/Damir Sagolj)

    North Korea Detains Another American Citizen

    SEOUL—North Korea said on Sunday it has detained another U.S. citizen on suspicion of “hostile acts” against the state, which would make him the fourth... Read more

  • A French citizen living in the United States drops her ballot into a box as she votes in the French presidential run-off between Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen, at the French Embassy in Washington on May 6, 2017.  (REUTERS/Mike Theiler)

    France Fights to Keep Macron Email Hack From Distorting Election

    PARIS—France sought to keep a computer hack of front-runner Emmanuel Macron’s campaign emails from influencing the outcome of the presidential election, with the electoral commission... Read more

  • Members of the #BringBackOurGirls campaign rally in Nigeria's capital Abuja to mark 1,000 days since over 200 schoolgirls were kidnapped from their secondary school in Chibok by Islamist sect Boko Haram, Nigeria on Jan. 8, 2017. (REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde)

    Up to 50 More Chibok Girls Released From Boko Haram

    ABUJA, Nigeria—Up to 50 Chibok schoolgirls were released by radical Islamic Boko Haram terrorists on Saturday after more than three years in captivity, a Nigerian... Read more

  • President Donald Trump arrives aboard Air Force One at JFK International Airport in New York on May 4, 2017. (REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst)

    Trump Counterterrorism Strategy Urges Allies to Do More

    WASHINGTON—A draft of President Donald Trump’s new counterterrorism strategy demands that U.S. allies shoulder more of the burden in combating radical Islamic terrorists, while acknowledging... Read more

  • President Donald Trump (L) and Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull (R) deliver brief remarks to reporters as they meet ahead of an event commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Battle of the Coral Sea, aboard the USS Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum in New York on May 4, 2017. (REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst)

    Trump Does Not Think US Should Copy Australia’s Health System

    WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump was simply saying nice things to an ally when he called Australia’s universal healthcare system better than the U.S. system, and he... Read more

  • Demonstrators fall on the ground after being hit by a riot police armoured vehicle while clashing with the riot police during a rally against Venezuelan socialist leader Nicolas Maduro in Caracas, Venezuela. (REUTERS/Marco Bello)

    Young Protester Dies, Taking Venezuela Unrest Death Toll to 37

    CARACAS—A 20-year-old Venezuelan protester died on Friday after being shot in the head, authorities said, taking fatalities from a month of anti-government unrest to at... Read more

  • The flags of the U.S. and Puerto Rico fly outside the Capitol building in San Juan, Puerto Rico on May 4, 2017. (REUTERS/ Alvin Baez)

    US Chief Justice Appoints NY Judge to Handle Puerto Rico Bankruptcy

    WASHINGTON—U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts on Friday appointed a federal judge based in Manhattan to oversee Puerto Rico’s landmark bankruptcy case. In a brief statement,... Read more

  • Members of the Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab standing after giving themselves up to forces of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) in Garsale, north of the capital, Mogadishu, on Sept. 22, 2012. (Mohamed Abdiwahab/AFP/GettyImages)

    American Service Member Killed in Somalia

    NAIROBI—A U.S. service member has been killed in Somalia during a Somali-led mission against the al Shabaab militant group, U.S. military officials said on Friday... Read more

  • President Donald Trump arrives to present the U.S. Air Force Academy football team with the Commander-in-Chief trophy in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington on May 2, 2017. (REUTERS/Joshua Roberts)

    Trump to Wade Into Middle East Politics on First Foreign Trip

    WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump said on Thursday he will travel to Saudi Arabia and Israel this month as part of his first foreign trip, wading directly... Read more

  • People wait for the start of the peace ceremony prior the signing of a peace agreement between Colombia’s government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, FARC, in Cartagena, Colombia, on Sept. 26. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)

    Colombian FARC Dissidents Take UN Official Hostage

    BOGOTA—A member of a U.N. team working on a project in Colombia to substitute illegal crops with legal ones was kidnapped by dissident former FARC... Read more

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