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Trump’s North Korea Obstacle: Sanctions Are Unevenly Enforced
Multiple countries aren’t fully enforcing United Nations sanctions on...
Japan to Replace Minister for Disaster Reconstruction
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s government was preparing late Tuesday to...
Greece Rejects Second Extradition Request for Turkish Soldiers
A Greek appeals court rejected Turkey’s new request to extradite three...
Nine Arrested in Spain Over Alleged Links to Brussels Attacks
Nine men were arrested in and around Barcelona, some of whom allegedly...
Marine Le Pen Lines Up Far-Right Candidate as Prime Minister Ahead of Election Runoff
French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen said she will name the head...
Hungary’s Orban Reverses Course and Agrees to Work With EU
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said he will ‘cool down’ the...
Nicolás Maduro Calls for New Venezuelan Constitution
Venezuela President Nicolás Maduro on Monday signed an order to convene...
Vladimir Putin Denies Russia Tampered With Foreign Elections
Russian President Vladimir Putin said his government didn’t meddle in...
EU Says It Won’t Retaliate Over U.S. Visa Policy
The European Union won’t impose visas on American travelers in...
Palestinian Authority Urges Hamas Toward Unity Ahead of White House Meeting
The call by officials in the Palestinian Authority-administered West...
Navy SEAL Killed While Fighting Militants in Somalia
A U.S. Navy SEAL was killed while fighting an al Qaeda-affiliated...
U.S. Aircraft Barred From Syria Safe Zones, Russia Says
U.S. aircraft are barred from flying over the safe zones that Russia...
Venezuela Is Starving
Once Latin America’s richest country, Venezuela can no longer feed its...
In French Election, Voters Can Choose Le Pen, Macron—Or No One
Activists are campaigning for a change to election law that would allow...
North Korea Accuses CIA of Assassination Plot
North Korea accused the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency of trying to...
German Soldiers Allegedly Planned Assassinations to Be Blamed on Migrant
Germany’s top prosecutor said two soldiers and an accomplice plotted...
A Populist Storm Stirs in Italy
Fueled by discontent with slow growth, high unemployment and...
State Electoral Win Shows Angela Merkel’s Staying Power
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, buffeted by years of crises that...
Emmanuel Macron Names Édouard Philippe as French Prime Minister
French President Emmanuel Macron named Le Havre Mayor Édouard Philippe...
Amid Yemen’s War, Another Scourge Strikes: Cholera
The Iranian-backed administration declares a state of emergency in the...
China’s Silk Road Initiative Sows European Discomfort
China’s bid to mobilize support for its ambitious Silk Road...
Trump Shared Intelligence Secrets With Russians in Oval Office Meeting
President Donald Trump shared sensitive intelligence obtained from a...
Gulf States Offer Better Relations If Israel Makes New Bid for Peace
Arab Gulf states have offered to take concrete steps to establish better...
In the Himalayas, a New Power Rises: Water
Nepal is betting that a new energy gold rush borne of its thousands of...
Riot Police on Venezuela’s Front Lines Seek a Way Out
Many of the thousands of exhausted riot police deployed to shield the...
Israel Provided Intelligence Trump Shared With Russia, Officials Say
Israel provided the U.S. with the classified information that President...
Assad Regime Mocks U.S. Claims Over Syria Prison Killings, Coverup
The state-run news agency, quoting an unnamed foreign ministry official...
Iran’s Presidential Election Exposes Family Divides
Iran’s presidential election is exposing stark divides, sometimes even...
Syria, Russia Criticize U.S.-Led Strikes Near Jordanian Border
The Syrian regime and its Russian allies condemned the U.S.-led...
Drug War Takes Mexican Journalist’s Life
Javier Valdez, who wrote about the booming drug trade dominating Sinaloa...
Pope Francis Looks to Reconcile With Breakaway Catholic Group
Pope Francis is edging closer to reconciliation with the breakaway...
North Korea’s Whirlwind Progress on Missile Sharpens Threat
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s call to mass produce a relatively...
At Least 22 Killed at U.K. Concert; Police Investigating as Terror
A suspected suicide bomber killed at least 22 people were killed and 59...
U.K. Prime Minister Backtracks on Manifesto Pledge After Dip in Opinion Polls
U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May signaled a partial reversal on flagship...
U.S. Tests Missile-Defense System Amid North Korea Tensions
The Pentagon conducted a successful test of a system designed to shoot...
Russia Fires Missiles at Islamic State Targets in Syria From Mediterranean
Russia launched four cruise missiles at Islamic State targets in Syria...
EU Weighs Politically-Sensitive Steps to Strengthen Eurozone
The eurozone may need to set up a common budget, treasury and borrowing...
Australia Spy Chief: Muslim Refugees Can’t Be Blamed for Terrorism
The head of Australia’s domestic spy agency made a rare public...
France Issues Warning to Islamic State Recruits
A French government spokesman said fighters who travel overseas to join...
More Than 120 People Possibly Buried by Landslide in Southwestern China
A deadly landslide that crashed into a mountain village in Sichuan...
Saudi Security Forces Foil Terrorist Attack in Mecca; One Dead
Saudi Arabian security forces foiled a terrorist attack that was...
Pakistan Terror Attacks Kill Dozens
The death toll from multiple terror attacks across Pakistan rose to 72...
Exiled by War, Syrians in Turkey Take Cruise Down Memory Lane
Istanbul boat tour lets refugees in Turkey recreate some “good old...
Dissident Liu Xiaobo Released From Chinese Prison Following Cancer Diagnosis
Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo has been released from prison...
Thaad Not on Chopping Block, South Korean Foreign Minister Says
South Korea’s foreign minister struck a conciliatory tone regarding...
Germany Warns Turks Not to Bring Security Officers Who Face U.S. Warrants
Germany warned Turkey that members of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s...
Europe Wary as U.S. Scrutinizes Iran Nuclear Deal
European diplomats say they are increasingly concerned the Trump...
Pressure, Talks Led Caracas to Commute Political Prisoner’s Term
An team led by an ex-Spanish prime minister met secretly for months with...
Trump Jr. Emails Create Short-Term Uproar, Long-Term Problem
The hope that the story of Russia’s role in the 2016 presidential...
Email to Trump Jr. Says Clinton Info Was Part of Moscow’s Trump Support
The president’s eldest son and senior campaign aides attended a...
North Korea’s Missile Can Take Off But Might Not Survive Re-Entry, Seoul Says
North Korea’s recently tested long-range missile might not be able to...
Germany to Take New Steps Over Turkey Arrest
Germany said it would take new steps in response to Ankara’s crackdown...
How a Saudi Prince Unseated His Cousin to Become the Kingdom’s Heir Apparent
An inside look at how the royal-court drama unfolded shows the extent to...
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