Since Iranians took to the streets for nearly two weeks, President Hassan Rouhani has leveraged their anger to increase pressure on Iran¡¯s armed forces to divest from the economy. And he has made moves to overhaul a chaotic banking sector.
A former Austrian chancellor says he met Paul Manafort twice, but only for coffee, and denies lobbying for Ukraine's former government.
Afghan soldiers, police and intelligence officials were among those killed in the latest violence.
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Silvio Berlusconi speaks Feb. 14 on an Italian talk show. (Reuters)
Silvio Berlusconi speaks Feb. 14 on an Italian talk show. (Reuters)
The Donald Trump of Italy is making a comeback, with the former prime minister recasting himself as a pro-European Union moderate in a bid to get an ally into office.
Malcolm Turnbull said he respected President Trump¡¯s decision ¡°to honor his election pledge¡± to pull out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership. But Turnbull said he and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe were determined to keep the pact alive and that an agreement among 11 nations will be signed next month.

The Opening Ceremonies were disrupted. Some are concerned the Closing Ceremonies might be targeted, too.

Doctors say the bombardment by forces loyal to Assad was worse than anything they had seen in six years of war.

Wherever Nirav Modi is has Internet access, because he's been taking email potshots at the government agencies investigating him.

French customs agents stumbled upon a stolen $1 million painting in an unlikely place

Authorities said they were not acting on a tip when they found the artwork on a bus outside Paris.

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What we know about the shadowy Russian mercenary firm behind an attack on U.S. troops in Syria

The firm is linked to Yevgeniy Prigozhin, also known as ¡°Putin's chef.¡±

Hundreds of people have been killed in Eastern Ghouta in the past week as government forces bombard rebel positions.

The decision is a 'pretty dramatic reversal of precedent,' said one lawyer who has studied the issue.

Togo experimented with power-sharing more than a decade ago, with mixed results.

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Toronto police have arrested and charged Bruce McArthur with six murders. They fear he is a serial killer who had more victims.

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Russia, which has veto power in the council, objected to the proposed terms.

Elaine Duke, who served as the department¡¯s acting secretary for four months last year, was mostly sidelined after Kirstjen Nielsen took over at DHS in December.

The private business trip to India by the president¡¯s son has sparked conflict-of-interest concerns.

State Department is looking into the legality of private financing after casino magnate Sheldon Adelson offered to fund part of the construction.

Many girls are still unaccounted for. But so far, the government can't say where they are.

The new Lancet study says the system is also failing Canada's indigenous populations.

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The measures target 56 entities involved in shipping and trade, part of a bid to prevent Pyongyang from evading previous sanctions.

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Their houses are often made of plastic sheets. Much of their food comes from aid agencies. Jobs are few, and there is painfully little to do. The nightmares are relentless.

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You see them everywhere after the Olympics, the beaming faces and chiseled physiques of superstar athletes on everything from cereal boxes to athletic shoe ads.

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The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local):

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A new wave of airstrikes and shelling on eastern suburbs of the Syrian capital Damascus left at least 22 people dead and dozens wounded Saturday, raising the death toll of a week of bombing in the area to 500, as the U.N. Security Council unanimously approved a resolution demanding a 30-day cease-fire across Syria.

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She had always rooted only for Koreans. That was her home team and she believed they, exclusively, deserved her cheers.

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The International Olympic Committee on Sunday upheld the ban of Russia from the Pyeongchang Winter Games because of doping, denying the 168 athletes competing here as ¡°Olympic Athletes from Russia¡± the right to march in the closing ceremony under their country¡¯s flag.

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