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Russian hammer thrower Tatyana Lysenko stripped of gold medal from 2012 London Olympics in doping case

Russian hammer thrower Tatyana Lysenko stripped of gold medal from 2012 London Olympics in doping case.
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The United States remains the "closest friend" of the Philippines but Manila wants to break away from a "mindset of dependency and subservience" and forge closer ties with other nations, the Philippin
Police in Spain say they have arrested 21 people and freed four women while breaking up an alleged human trafficking ring.
Two men have been killed in a shoot-out in the southern French city of Marseille, which is known for its high crime levels, judicial sources said.
A delegation from the Taliban's political office visited Pakistan over the weekend, senior officials said Saturday, for discussions that could include the latest informal effort to restart talks to en
The first woman to conquer Mount Everest, Junko Tabei of Japan, died aged 77, media reported Saturday
Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi Saturday made a pitch to foreign investors, promising a clearer legal framework and opportunities in untapped economic sectors, two weeks after U.S. President Barack Ob
Moscow Saturday escalated a row over its attempts send observers to the U.S. presidential polls, accusing Washington of adopting an "anti-Russian" stance
Serbia's top diplomat has complained that the European Union is putting "unacceptable" pressure on the country to impose sanctions against Russia.
Tajikistan began joint antiterror drills with China on October 20 near the border with Afghanistan as part of Beijing's drive to boost security in the region
Opposition party to decide Sunday whether to form government with conservative rivals or trigger yet more elections
Twenty-six people were injured Saturday morning when a double-decker bus crashed into a railway bridge in London, slicing its roof off, the Fire Brigade said
Greece’s return of 10 Syrian refugees to Turkey, reportedly without considering their asylum claims, is a dangerous move that shows a callous disregard for their safety, Amnesty International said.
As the Mosul operation enters its sixth day, more than 30 villages have been retaken from ISIL control
France’s Interior Ministry has announced that the closure of the camp in Calais and the transfer of migrants will start on Monday. Illegal migrants have been given 72 hours to leave the camp voluntari
BAGHDAD - U.S. Defence Secretary Ash Carter's push for Iraq to let Turkey play a role in the battle to retake Mosul from the Islamic State group encountered stiff resistance Saturday from Iraq's prime
Federal forces detain fugitive former police chief of Iguala, the southern city where 43 students disappeared in 2014.
MOSCOW – There can be no replacement of the Minsk Agreements by any new documents, and all the four Normandy format leaders have acknowledged that the only way to resolve the crisis in Ukraine i
The EU Parliament president says he is optimistic that a trade deal between the EU and Canada can be signed despite last-minute obstacles.
Turkey has an alternative to the EU membership
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Yale University will be accepting more undergraduate students this year, but don’t expect it to be any easier to get in. Freshmen classes will be larger by about 200 stu
NEW YORK (AP) — Multitudes of feral cats roam New York City’s concrete jungle, and some now have a practical purpose: They’re helping curb the city’s rat population. A group of volu
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Bavarian allies will back her if she decides to run for a fourth term next year, a member of the Christian Social Union (CSU) said Saturday, signalling a possible end
A Russian helicopter carrying 22 people crashes in north-western Siberia killing at least 19.
Hillary Clinton’s campaign headquarters were evacuated last night after a “suspicious” envelope was opened by interns.
CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian court confirmed a 20-year prison sentence against former president Mohamed Mursi on Saturday, judicial sources told Reuters.
PARIS (Reuters) - Socialist party leader Jean-Christophe Cambadelis said on Saturday that so far none of the Socialist candidates would be able to win the 2017 presidential election or even make it in
The EU held 11th-hour talks with Canada in an effort to salvage their planned trade deal, which is hanging by a thread after the persistent refusal by a Belgian region to support the accord.
Islamic State militants have taken 550 families from villages around Mosul and are holding them close to Islamic State (ISIL) locations in the Iraqi city, probably as human shields, the UN human right
TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Libyan pro-government forces fighting Islamic State in Sirte have freed 11 Eritrean female captives, a Turk and an Egyptian after a battle to recapture the city's 600 block, a spok
The main spokesman for the Islamist insurgency said the group routinely interacts with countries with which Afghanistan enjoys diplomatic ties.
The campaign headquarters for U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton was evacuated on Friday night after a white substance was discovered in an envelope, police said.
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter arrived in Iraq Saturday to assess the progress of the Mosul operation
The Belgian region of Wallonia has affirmed it's still not ready to support a trade deal between the 28-nation European Union and Canada, but a top E
CAIRO - Suspected Islamic militants on Saturday gunned down a senior Egyptian army officer near his home in an eastern Cairo suburb, according to two security officials. The officials identified the

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Aung San Suu Kyi is promoting an overhauled investment law to a new generation of smaller businesses that her government hopes will one day dilute the influence of Myanmar’s old military-linked oligar
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Canada, EU Trade Deal Still Has Life

The EU held 11th-hour talks with Canada in an effort to salvage their planned trade deal, which is hanging by a thread after the persistent refusal by a Belgian region to support the accord.
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Inconvenienced by a mother-in-law's death: How compassionate.

To the editor: Reading Amy Goldman Koss’ account of sorting through her late mother-in-law’s belongings made me sad. For one thing, I read it on the anniversary of my father’s death. (“When my mot
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LAUSD's affordable housing boondoggle shows why voters must reject ballot measures

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