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Billionaire investor George Soros has defended his decision to hand £400,000 to a campaign arguing against Brexit - and says he considers leaving the EU a "tragic mistake".
A UN rights commission in South Sudan said Friday there was sufficient evidence to charge at least 41 senior officers and officials with war crimes and crimes against humanity.
South Korean lawmakers protested Friday over a visit by a top North Korean general for the Pyeongchang Olympics, labeling him a war criminal over the 2010 sinking of a warship and calling for his exec
U.S. President Donald Trump Thursday endorsed a higher minimum age for buying certain rifles and tighter background checks for purchasers, saying there’s nothing more important than protecting our c
Oleksiy Nikiforov, one of the few Crimean troops who did not betray his oath of allegiance, went on a TV panel show to speak on how the then defense minister concealed the fact that the Crimean milita
Ivanka Trump has landed in South Korea to attend this weekend's closing ceremony for the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.
Dynamo Kyiv has played out a goalless draw with Greece’s AEK in the return leg of their Europa League last-32 tie and reached the round of 16 of the tournament. The game took place at the Olimpi
Missouri governor Eric Greitens has been charged after allegedly taking a compromising photo of a woman with whom he had an affair in 2015.
Against the backdrop of massive student protests, President Donald Trump supported stricter control, but asked teachers to be armed. The protest in Washington was part of the national anti-weapons mov
Canadian foreign minister says targeting civilians is violation of international humanitarian law  
South Korea and Azerbaijan agreed to expand bilateral economic cooperation in infrastructure and other sectors, the South Korean Finance Ministry said Feb. 23.
A former Russian diplomatic worker and an Argentine police officer were among six people arrested on Thursday, February 22.
A California couple charged with torturing their children by starving, beating and shackling them are due in court today.
Turkey plans to begin construction of its third submarine – Murat Reis, Turkish media reported on Feb. 23 referring to sources in military.
MATMATA, Tunisia (Reuters) - In the arid valleys of southern Tunisia's Djebel Dahar region, people have lived for centuries in underground houses whose earthen casing provides protection against seari
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BEIRUT (Reuters) - A new wave of bombs struck Syria's eastern Ghouta on Friday, which a witness in one town described as the worst yet, ahead of a U.N. Security Council vote to demand a 30-day ceasefi
YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar has bulldozed at least 55 villages that were emptied of their Rohingya Muslim inhabitants during violence that began last year, Human Rights Watch said on Friday citing a re
Turkey began development of next generation unmanned tanks

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