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Moscow Court Rejects Gudkov's Appeal Against Municipal Election Ban

The Moscow City Court has rejected an appeal by opposition politician Dmitry Gudkov to overturn the refusals by two election ...

What is a 'moderate' politician? Four key tests

The term "moderate" is thrown around an awful lot. We're given to understand that Pete Buttigieg, Beto O'Rourke and Amy ...

Iran Moves To Cut Four Zeroes From Its Struggling Currency

Iranian President Hassan Rohani has sent a bill to parliament that would cut four zeroes from the value of the ...

Oil steadies as drop in US stockpiles tempers economic worries

Oil held steady after a reported drop in US crude inventories alleviated some of traders' concern that slowing economic growth ...

Boks: Japan Test could be Kolbe wing-swap ?trial?

Cape Town - Red-hot Cheslin Kolbe or the sizzling S'bu Nkosi?If Springbok head coach Rassie Erasmus is determinedly going to ...

Ending Polio, Not Assured, But Seemingly In Progress

WASHINGTON - We may be a step closer to wiping polio off the face of the earth. The virus is ...

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Pell case likely to end up in Australian High Court

MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia - Victoria's Court of Appeal on Wednesday delivered one of the most significant judgments in Australian legal ...

Bus hijacking in Brazil ends, hijacker dead, hostages freed

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil - A hostage situation in Rio de Janeiro involving a bus and thirty seven hostages has ...

Situation in Persian Gulf described as troubling and complex

NEW YORK, New York - The UN Security Council has been briefed on the escalating hostilities in the Middle East. ...

Continuation of current situation in Yemen untenable, says UN envoy

ADEN, Yemen - A month ago, the United Nations top Yemen envoy told the Security Council the country was facing ...

Stealing personal identification data causing nightmares for victims

The headquarters of a large national bank had detected fraud on an account and sent word to an Atlanta branch ...

Jordan considered closing Israeli embassy, expelling ambassador

AMMAN, Jordan - While Israel is being courted by Arab countries to establish diplomatic relations, members of Jordan's parliament are ...

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