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Former Envoy Huntsman: Putin Likely ‘Joyful’ About Ukraine Theory

Former Envoy Huntsman: Putin Likely ‘Joyful’ About Ukraine Theory

President Donald Trump’s former ambassador to Russia said Vladimir Putin is likely “joyful” about the renewed prominence of a debunked...

When Did You Last See an African Video Game Hero? 

When Did You Last See an African Video Game Hero? 

What’s wrong with being a plucky hero running from demon monkeys or a glamorous model in dress up games? Players...

Emotion-sensing Robot Heads to Space Station to Help Astronauts

Emotion-sensing Robot Heads to Space Station to Help Astronauts

An intelligent robot equipped with emotion-sensing voice detectors was headed to the International Space Station after launching from Florida on...

Madrid Social Center Becomes Focus for Clashes on Immigration, Welfare

Madrid Social Center Becomes Focus for Clashes on Immigration, Welfare

A reception center for minors in Madrid became the focus for clashing views on immigration and social welfare Thursday, a day after police defused...

Russian Blogger’s Final Words at Trial Resonate Beyond Courtroom

Russian Blogger’s Final Words at Trial Resonate Beyond Courtroom

In the swirl of protests in Moscow this summer against a political system that many deem repressive, an eloquent 21-year-old...

Trump Threatens Trade Action to Spur NATO Contributions

Trump Threatens Trade Action to Spur NATO Contributions

President Donald Trump said on Thursday the United States may take action on trade with countries that are not contributing...

Cyprus Petitions The Hague to Safeguard Offshore Rights

Cyprus Petitions The Hague to Safeguard Offshore Rights

Cyprus has petitioned the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague to safeguard its offshore mineral rights, its president...

Kosovo Jails Former Minister for Denying 1999 War Massacre

Kosovo Jails Former Minister for Denying 1999 War Massacre

A court in Kosovo has sentenced a lawmaker who once served as a government minister to two years in jail...

US Increases Pressure on Key Turkish State Bank 

US Increases Pressure on Key Turkish State Bank 

The fate of one of Turkey’s largest state banks is increasingly entwined with the future of Turkish-U.S. relations. Halkbank, already on...

Phone-in-Cheek: Spike Seen in Cellphone-Linked Face Injuries

Phone-in-Cheek: Spike Seen in Cellphone-Linked Face Injuries

Add facial cuts, bruises and fractures to the risks from cellphones and carelessly using them.                     That’s according to...

Will Boris Johnson Slay the ‘Beast of Bolsover?’

Will Boris Johnson Slay the ‘Beast of Bolsover?’

BOLSOVER, ENGLAND — Dennis Skinner is a no-nonsense, unchanging socialist and the only British MP ever to heckle the Queen’s...

French Cosy Up in Carpools to Beat Transport Strike

French Cosy Up in Carpools to Beat Transport Strike

Quentin Louedec, a 28-year-old engineer, usually struggles to find anyone wanting to share a ride on his daily three km...