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Russian Passenger Jet Crashes Flying Empty Crashes Near Moscow, Killing its Crew of 3

World The Sukhoi Superjet 100 went down in the Moscow region, according to Russian emergency officials. - The AP

Russian Passenger Jet Crashes Flying Empty Crashes Near Moscow, Killing its Crew of 3

A Russian passenger jet crashed Friday while flying without passengers, killing its crew of three, officials said. The Sukhoi Superjet 100 went down in the…

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World South Korea's President Yoon Suk Yeol attends a session of the NATO summit with Indo-Pacific Partners Thursday July 11, 2024, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

US, SKorea Sign Joint Nuclear Deterrence Guidelines in Face of NKorean Threats

The US and South Korea signed joint nuclear deterrence guidelines for the first time, a basic yet important step in their efforts to improve deterrence toward…

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World FILED - 25 June 2024, Berlin: Armin Papperger, CEO of Rheinmetall AG, is taking part in the Day of German Industry 2024 organized by the Federation of German Industries (BDI). Photo: Bernd von Jutrczenka/dpa

Russia Says Reports it Planned to Kill Head of German Arms Firm Are 'Fake'

Media reports that Russia planned to assassinate the chief executive of German arms manufacturer Rheinmetall are based on "fake" information from anonymous…

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World FILE PHOTO: Doctor Ruxandra Divan, rests in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) for COVID-19 patients at "Hopitaux Civils de Colmar" in Colmar, France, December 15, 2021. REUTERS/Yves Herman/File Photo

WHO: Covid Still Kills 1,700 a Week

Covid-19 is still killing about 1,700 people a week around the world, the World Health Organization said Thursday, as it urged at-risk populations to keep up…

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World 09 July 2024, United Kingdom, Dover: A group of people thought to be migrants are brought in to Dover, Kent, from the RNLI Dover Lifeboat following a small boat incident in the Channel. Photo: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire/dpa

Four Migrants Die Trying to Cross the English Channel

Four migrants who tried to reach Britain died in the night from Thursday to Friday after their boat capsized in the Channel, a French coast guard spokesperson…

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World A satellite photo shows the suspected expansion of missile facilities at Shahid Modarres Garrison, near Tehran, Iran, in this handout image obtained by Reuters on July 5, 2024.

Satellite Photos Show Iran Expanding Missile Production

Recent satellite imagery shows major expansions at two key Iranian ballistic missile facilities that two American researchers assessed are for boosting missile…

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World On Sunday, newly elected President Massoud Pezeshkian met with former reformist President Mohammad Khatami, who congratulated him on his election victory (Jamran)

Iran Judiciary Calls for Regime-Aligned Gov’t

The Iranian judiciary has called for the formation of a government that aligns with the nation’s governance regime. “We must be proactive in forming the…

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World In this photo released by the Indonesian National Search and Rescue Agency (BASARNAS), rescuers prepare to head out to the site of a landslide in Suwawa on Sulawesi Island, Indonesia, Monday, July 8, 2024. (BASARNAS via AP)

Rescuers Search for Dozens Buried in Indonesia Landslide

Rescue workers searched for dozens of missing people Tuesday, digging through tons of mud and the rubble left by a landslide that hit an unauthorized…

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World FILE - French Prime Minister Gabriel Attal, left, and French President Emmanuel Macron attend a "national tribute" ceremony to late French politician and admiral, Philippe de Gaulle, son of General de Gaulle, in Paris, Wednesday, March 20, 2024. (Ludovic Marin, Pool via AP, File)

Macron Keeps France's Prime Minister in Place for 'Stability of the Country' after Chaotic Election

President Emmanuel Macron refused the resignation of France’s prime minister, asking him on Monday to remain temporarily as the head of the government after a…

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World US President Joe Biden gives a thumbs up as he boards Air Force One at Harrisburg International Airport in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, on July 7, 2024, as he returns to Washington, DC. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP)

Biden Says He Won't Step Aside. But if He Does, Here's Why Harris is the Favorite to Replace Him

President Joe Biden insists that only "the Lord Almighty” can convince him to quit the presidential race. But should he change his mind, Vice President Kamala…

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World A letter that President Joe Biden sent to House Democrats telling them to support him in election, shown Monday, July 8, 2024 in Washington. (AP Photo)

Read Letter Biden Sent to House Democrats Telling them to Support Him

President Joe Biden wants Democrats in Congress to know he has no intention of exiting this year's election, sending them a letter on Monday on his personal…

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World Rescuers and paramedics carry a body of a child found at a site an apartment building heavily damaged during a Russian missile strike, amid Russia's attack on Ukraine, in Kyiv, Ukraine July 8, 2024. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Security Council to Meet over Attack on Kyiv Children's Hospital

The United Nations Security Council will meet on Tuesday over a Russian attack on Ukraine that struck Kyiv's main children's hospital, said diplomats. Russia…

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World People visit the 43rd Thessaloniki Book Festival in Thessaloniki on July 7, 2024. (Photo by Sakis MITROLIDIS / AFP)

Fishing Boat Carrying 283 Migrants Safely Reaches Greek Island

A fishing boat carrying nearly 300 migrants to Europe has safely reached a southern Greek island after a large rescue operation in the Mediterranean Sea, Greek…

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World Pezeshkian and his ally, former Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, during the victory celebration at the shrine of Iran’s first leader (Reuters)

Iran’s Guardian Council Approves Election Results

The Iranian Guardian Council has announced the approval of the results of the presidential elections won by reformist Masoud Pezeshkian. On Sunday, the…

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World 05 July 2017, Berlin: Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks during an event in Berlin. (dpa)

China's Xi Calls on World Powers to Help Russia and Ukraine Resume Direct Dialogue

Chinese President Xi Jinping called on world powers to help Russia and Ukraine resume direct dialogue and negotiations during a meeting Monday with Hungary’s…

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World FILE - A man uses a motorcycle to transport palm fruit at a plantation in Polewali Mandar, South Sulawesi, Indonesia, April 21, 2024. (AP Photo/Yusuf Wahil, File)

Landslides Kill 12 on Indonesia's Sulawesi Island, 18 Missing

At least 12 people died and 18 are missing after a torrential rain caused a landslide in an illegal gold mine over the weekend in Indonesia's Sulawesi island,…

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World FILE - Ukrainian soldiers of the 71st Jaeger Brigade fire a M101 howitzer towards Russian positions at the frontline, near Avdiivka, Donetsk region, Ukraine, Friday, March 22, 2024. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky, File)

Russian Daytime Attack on Ukraine Kills at Least 20, Hits Children's Hospital in Kyiv

Russia launched a barrage of missiles on Kyiv and other Ukrainian cities in a rare daytime attack on Monday, killing at least 20 people across the country and…

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World Fireworks go off as people gather in front of "Le triomphe de la Republique" statue during an election night rally following the first results of the second round of France's legislative election at Republique Square in Paris on July 7, 2024. (AFP)

French Vote Gives Leftists Most Seats over Far-Right, but Leaves Hung Parliament and Deadlock

A coalition of the French left won the most seats in high-stakes legislative elections Sunday, according to near-final results, beating back a far-right surge…

World US President Joe Biden gives members of his staff a thumbs up as he embarks Air Force One as he prepares to depart Harrisburg International Airport on July 07, 2024 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. (Getty Images/AFP)

Biden Campaigns through Pennsylvania as His Team Quietly Braces for More Democratic Defections

President Joe Biden urged his supporters to stay unified at a rousing Black church service in critical Pennsylvania on Sunday, even as his campaign team…

World 28 June 2024, South Korea, Jeju: A Super Hornet fighter jet taking part in the first multidomain exercise of Freedom Edge held by South Korea, the United States and Japan in international waters, south of South Korea's southern island of Jeju. /US Navy vs YNA/dpa

North Korea's Kim Yo Jong Calls South Korean Drills a Provocation

Kim Yo Jong, the powerful sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, said South Korea's recent military drills near the border between the two nations are an…

World  Smoke rises after recent Russian air strikes, in the town of Toretsk, amid Russia's attack on Ukraine, near a front line in Donetsk region, Ukraine July 3, 2024. (Reuters)

Russian Defense Ministry Says Its Iskanders Destroy Two Patriot Launchers in Ukraine

Russian Iskander ballistic missiles destroyed two launchers for Patriot surface-to-air missiles systems in Ukraine's Odesa region, the Russian defense ministry…

World  Israeli police work to extinguish a fire lit by anti-government protestors on a day of protests marking 9 months since the deadly October 7 attack, under the slogan "Israel comes to a standstill", near Shoresh, Israel, July 7, 2024. (Reuters)

Israeli Protesters Urging Gaza Deal Block Roads

Protests aimed at pressuring the Israeli government to reach a hostage deal with Hamas began across the country on Sunday, with demonstrators blocking roads…

World  France's Prime Minister Gabriel Attal (R) casts his ballot during the second round of France's parliamentary elections at a polling station in Vanves, suburb of Paris, France on July 7, 2024. (Reuters)

France Votes, with Far Right Seeking Power

Voter turnout in a parliamentary run-off election rose sharply from the last time in 2022, the French interior ministry said, in a ballot that could see the…

World File photo: Smoke rises following an alleged drone attack in Sevastopol, Crimea in 2023. (Reuters)

Fire Breaks Out after Accident at Gas Pipeline in Crimea

A fire broke out late Saturday after an accident at a gas pipeline near the village of Vinogradnoye in Moscow-annexed Crimea, spreading to nearby forest and…

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World Head of the military junta in Niger Abdourahamane Tchiani (L) and Interim leader of Burkina Faso Captain Ibrahim Traore (R) salute at the first ever Alliance of Sahel States summit in Niamey, Niger, 06 July 2024. EPA/ISSIFOU DJIBO

Niger, Mali and Burkina Faso Rule Out Returning to the ECOWAS Regional Bloc

Military junta leaders of Niger, Mali and Burkina Faso on Saturday ruled out returning their nations to the West Africa regional bloc whose division could…

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World Women and children of ISIS militants walk in Syria’s Roj camp in northeastern Syria (Aswat Asharq Al-Awsatt)

Canada Police Charge Syrian Returnee with Terrorism Offenses

Canadian police said on Saturday they had charged a returnee from Syria with terrorism-related offenses after an investigation into allegations that she had…

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World A handout photo made available by the Hungarian Prime Minister's Press Office shows Russian President Vladimir Putin (C-R) and Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban (C-L) during their meeting as Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (3-R), Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Szijjarto (2-L) and Orban's chief national security advisor Marcell Biro (L) look on in the Kemlin in Moscow, Russia, 05 July 2024. Orban arrived in Moscow on a one-day working visit.  EPA/VIVIEN CHER BENKO/HUNGARIAN PM'S PRESS OFFICE

Hungary's Orbán Meets Putin for Talks in Moscow in a Rare Visit by a European Leader

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán visited Moscow on Friday to discuss prospects for a peaceful settlement in Ukraine with Russian President Vladimir Putin,…

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World Pezeshkian and former foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif during an election rally in Tehran last week- Jamaran News

What Changes Are Expected Under Iran's New President?

Iranians have picked reformist Masoud Pezeshkian as the Iran's next president in a election to replace Ebrahim Raisi who was killed in a helicopter crash in…

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World Pezeshkian and former foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif raising victory sign after election results - EPA

Iran Vote Winner Could Ease, But Won't End, Nuclear Tensions, Analysts Say

Masoud Pezeshkian's victory in Iran's presidential elections has given a rare boost to efforts for scaling down years of tensions over Tehran's nuclear program…

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