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Russia carries out heaviest strikes in days in Syria's Aleppo

The raids in Aleppo killed at least 12 civilians and caused massive damage in several residential areas of the city's rebel-held east.
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British Airways was operating most of its flights from London's two largest airports on Monday after a computer system failure stranded thousands of passengers over a holiday weekend and turned into a
Britain Monday said it would be a "strong partner" to Germany in response to comments by German Chancellor Angela Merkel about Britain and the United States no longer being reliable allies
Ibis, a global economy hotel chain, plans a massive expansion in the Kyiv hotel market. Since 2011, one Ibis hotel has been operating in Kyiv — the 212-room Ibis Kiev City Center on Taras Shevchenko B
WASHINGTON (AP) — For Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, writing a Republican-only health care bill that can pass the Senate boils down to this question: How do you solve a problem like Dean, Lisa, Pat
Muslim separatists and Maoist-led rebels Monday said they opposed ISIS-linked militants in the Philippines, but gave no indication they would take up President Rodrigo Duterte's offer to fight alongsi
Ukrainian enterprises and organizations in January-March received profit from ordinary activities before taxation in the amount of Hr 102.615 billion, whereas in January-March 2016 they posted a loss
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Two men were fatally shot after an argument over a parking space in a crowded Florida tourist district. Miami Beach Police spokesman Ernesto Rodriguez says two Miami-Dade Coun
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Gunmen have killed a district governor and his son in Afghanistan’s eastern Paktika province. Abdul Raouf Massoud, a provincial police official, said the attack took pl
Ukraine’s exports of goods and services grew by 28 percent in the first quarter of 2017 (Q1) year-over-year (y-o-y), to $ 12.4 billion, which was $2.7 billion up y-o-y, according to the Ukrainia
This gives Mariano Rajoy considerable breathing space until 2019, as if he fails to get the necessary agreements for next year's budget the constitution allows him to simply renew the previous spend
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A film festival on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation aims to bolster the anti-pipeline movement that blossomed there last year. Another goal of the inaugural Standing Rock Nat
Underlying inflation pressures remained subdued, particularly because of low wage growth
A lawyer for one of two women charged with assassinating Kim Jong-Nam accused Malaysian authorities Monday of an "unethical" failure to share documents vital to the defense
After the talks and a joint news conference, Putin will visit the Paris Orthodox cathedral complex
Nigeria's ailing president was glaringly absent Monday as his deputy marked their two years in power, with no word on the head of state's health three weeks after he went on indefinite medical leave
VERSAILLES, France (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron met Russia's Vladimir Putin near Paris on Monday, promising some frank talking with the Kremlin leader after an election campaign in whi
OTTAWA - New Conservative leader Andrew Scheer is basking in a hero's welcome on Parliament Hill. The Saskatchewan member of Parliament was feted by his fellow MPs and leadership rivals alike ...
Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska Monday said he was ready to cooperate with U.S. congressional probes into election meddling by Moscow without immunity, insisting he has evidence against claims of K
A Kenyan is charged with trying to take his life after his presidential ambitions were thwarted.
A volcano an Alaska's Aleutian island chain erupted, sending a plume of ash at least 35,000 feet in the air and prompting a temporary aviation alert
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Lawyers for North Carolina’s new Democratic governor say a new law could increase confusion in future elections, leave unethical politicians unpunished and allow campaign fi
Ukraine will continue its participation in international peacekeeping missions despite the conflict in eastern Luhansk and Donetsk regions, the Ukrainian Defense Ministry said in a statement on May 29
Jeremy Corbyn has insisted he will not do a deal with the SNP to gain power at Westminster.     Jeremy Corbyn has insisted he will not do a deal with the SNP to gain power at Westmi
Democratic Republic of Congo's health ministry has approved the use of a new Ebola vaccine to counter an outbreak of the hemorrhagic fever in its northeast that has killed four people, a spokesman sai
VATICAN CITY - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Pope Francis discussed reconciliation with Canada's indigenous peoples during a private meeting at the Vatican. In a statement, the Vatican said the p
The French and Russian presidents are holding their first talks in the splendour of Versailles.
Britain's MI5 has begun a review of how it handled intelligence on Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi, who was known to the authorities but not u
WASHINGTON (AP) — To the fans watching on ESPN, Nihar Janga’s win last year in the Scripps National Spelling Bee was a shock: He was only 11 years old, a fifth-grader appearing in the bee for th
MARAWI, Philippines (Reuters) - The Philippine military said on Monday it was close to retaking a southern city held for a seventh day by Islamist militants, as helicopters unleashed more rockets on p
Floods were triggered by the country's worst torrential rains in 14 years
CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian human rights lawyer and would-be presidential candidate went on trial on Monday in a case where a guilty verdict would deprive him of the right to stand for election.
Deputy foreign ministers from Germany, France, Ukraine and Russia will meet in Berlin Tuesday to discuss the Ukraine crisis in the Normandy group format, a German Foreign Ministry spokesman said
LOS ANGELES (AP) — On the rowdy streets of the Koreatown district a few miles from downtown Los Angeles, it doesn’t take long to recognize the favorite candidate for an open U.S. House seat: Blu
TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albanian residents and a non-governmental organization have filed a lawsuit against the government for giving a concession to build a hydropower station in a protected valley. T

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