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Belarus is facing expanded EU and US sanctions, targeting the economy

BRUSSELS - Reacting to the detention of a young opposition journalist last month, the United States, the European Union, Britain and Canada joined forces...

From Nobel Hero to Driver of War, the Chief of Ethiopia faces the electorate

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - As war erupts in northern Ethiopia, and the region escapes its worst famine in decades, a former U.S. envoy flew...

The Taliban are entering key cities in Afghanistan’s north after a rapid offensive

KABUL, Afghanistan - The Taliban entered two capitals in northern Afghanistan on Sunday, local officials said, the culmination of a rebel offensive that has...

Roadblock for Iranian president-elect: He is on the US sanctions list

At a rally for the commanders of the powerful Iranian Guard Corps of the Islamic Revolution in 2019, Ebrahim Raisi, the conservative head of...

The Soviets once denied a fatal anthrax lab leak. American scientists supported the story.

YEKATERINBURG, Russia - Patients with unexplained pneumonia have started presenting in hospitals; within days, dozens were dead. The secret police seized the...

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