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Assange hit with new charges, could see him jailed for 175 years

WASHINGTON DC - A federal grand jury has returned an 18-count superseding indictment against Julian Assange,  the founder of WikiLeaks, ...

Fears Ebola epidemic could spread beyod DRC

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Central Africa) - With the Democratic Republic of the Congo's worst ever Ebola outbreak ...

India Poll - Modi wins a majority of seats

NEW DELHI/KOLKATA, India - Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu-nationalist party scored a historic victory in India's general election, his foreign ...

Pentagon wants reports on unidentified flying objects

U.S. Navy pilots and sailors won't be considered crazy for reporting unidentified flying objects, under new rules meant to encourage them ...

Hamas and UNRWA to blame for plight of Gazans, Greenblatt tells UNSC

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. President Donald Trump's Special Envoy to the Middle East and one of two Chief ...

Major casualties after Indonesian election protests turn violent

JAKARTA, Indonesia - Six people lost their lives while more than 200 suffered injuries after mobs clashed with security forces ...

Asia

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Russian remittances to Central Asia rise again

Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan are typically among the largest recipients of remittances from Russia, which makes them especially vulnerable to ...

Iran FM to Visit Iraq Saturday: Sources

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who is currently in Pakistan as part of his tour of several Asian states, ...

Turkish Official: Turkey Stopped Purchasing Iranian Oil as of May

Turkey stopped purchasing Iranian oil as of May as U.S. waivers granted last November to eight buyers expired, and will ...

Kazakhstan: Press freedom missing from agenda of media talking shop

When international journalists gather for Kazakhstan's annual Eurasian Media Forum, they can expect lively wide-ranging debates about pressing issues facing ...

India election: how Narendra Modi won with an even bigger majority

The stunning majority for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the 2019 Indian election is a massive political achievement for ...

RSF Blasts 'Crude Intimidatory Tactic' Used Against Pakistani Daily

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) says it is 'appalled' by the withdrawal of state advertising from Pakistan's oldest newspaper Dawn for ...