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President Vladimir Putin’s real challenge in Sunday’s presidential election is not winning the race, but getting enough turnout to show the world his victory is legitimate.
Huge demonstrations in Slovakia, the largest in Central Europe since the fall of communism, followed the murder of an investigative journalist and led to the resignation of the prime minister.
Aid workers worry that the Afghan government’s latest attempt to control financing for shelters would make them vulnerable in a culture still brutal for women.
China, Russia, North Korea and Iran are relying on smuggling rings to secure equipment that can be used for weapons, satellites and fighter jets.
The pope visited the sites where St. Pio, better known as Padre Pio, lived and died, and paid homage to his enduring legacy.
For spies, politicians and gangsters, there are any number of grim ways to die. Poison is a favorite.
Hun Sen, the longest-ruling leader in Asia, has turned his back on Western aid and tightened his grip on Cambodia, with the blessings of Beijing.
The city in the Syrian enclave was the target of a two-month military operation against Kurdish militias. Tens of thousands of civilians evacuated as its fall neared.
The attack on the Dapchi school, in which gunmen gathered up 110 girls, has left parents asking how the government could let a mass kidnapping happen, again.
An elite unit of the Afghan intelligence agency is accused of staging a deadly raid on field workers as civilians bear the brunt of rising violence.
If talks stall, the withdrawal from the E.U. should be put back, an influential committee said. Some of the panel’s members disowned the report, however.
The tumult in Slovakia has now distinguished the country from others in the region, where disillusioned voters have sided with illiberal populists.
Amid a boom in Viking-related TV shows and films, there is increasing tension in Nordic countries over the use of emblems and rituals from that era.
American and British lawmakers called on Facebook to explain how a political data firm tied to the Trump campaign harvested private data from more than 50 million users.
The country’s vice-chancellor and sports minister, a notorious smoker himself, promised to roll back a ban on smoking in bars and restaurants.
In his new memoir, which shot to the top of Amazon’s best-seller list last week, Jean-Marie Le Pen still shocks and, apparently, titillates.
Sajid Javid, a government minister, was among those who received the “Punish a Muslim Day” parcels. Some contained a noxious substance.
The kingdom hopes that building an entertainment industry for its 29 million people will help its struggling, oil-based economy and make life more enjoyable.
After years of austerity, the National Health Service is under enormous strain, so it is paying French doctors to perform some operations on its behalf.
President Xi Jinping’s new vice president, Wang Qishan, is likely to have a powerful say in grappling with the United States over trade disputes.