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Criminal Record Of Crimean Journalist Semena Officially Cleared

SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine -- An RFE/RL contributor in Ukraine's Russia-controlled Crimea region has received court papers officially confirming the termination of ...


Why So Few Protests Against Putin's Constitutional Shake-Up?

MOSCOW -- When Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a raft of constitutional changes in his state-of-the-nation speech on January 15, ...


EU Slaps Sanctions on 7 over Elections in East Ukraine

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - The European Union on Tuesday slapped sanctions on seven people accused of undermining Ukraine's sovereignty for their ...


Turkmenistan: Security chiefs feeling insecure

One of Turkmenistan's most enduring mysteries is just how many people actually live in the country.The last time the government ...


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Sellers remain in charge on Asian bourses Tuesday

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia remained in sell-mode on Tuesday, a day after stock market falls were felt across ...

Nike puts sale of Kobe Bryant gear on hold

Nike on Monday suspended the sale of Kobe Bryant merchandise on its online store, multiple outlets reported.According to ESPN, a ...

Coronavirus infects world stocks and currencies, sharp falls reported

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks around the world tumbled on Monday as fears escalated over the coronavirus which has ...

India puts its stake in national airline up for sale

NEW DELHI, India - Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Monday confirmed the sale of the government's stake in ...

Varadkar pressing for no trade quotas, no tariffs in Brexit deal

DUBLIN, Ireland - Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Minister for Europe Helen McEntee were meeting with European Commission Chief Negotiator on ...

New Los Angeles Rams and and Los Angeles Chargers home 85% complete

INGLEWOOD, California - The much-heralded SoFi Stadium being built at a cost of $2.6 billion in Inglewood, California, is now ...

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Palestinians angered by Trump plan for Mideast peace

Palestinian prime minister Mohammed Shtayyeh on Monday urged international powers to boycott US President Donald Trump's "peace plan" which they ...

Survivors recount horrors of the Holocaust

When the Nazis invaded Poland, overnight, nine-year-old Theodor Meron became "a refugee, out of school, out of childhood and constantly ...

Couple in Ireland imprisoned after mutilating daughter's genitalia

DUBLIN, Ireland - A 37-year old man and his 27-year old wife each been sentenced to around five years in ...

Tributes flow for NBA legend Kobe Bryant, killed in helicopter crash

LOS ANGELES - The sports world, particularly the NBA and the broader basketball community, is shocked at the news that ...

Trump describes impeachment as massive election interference

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump claimed Sunday that his lawyers "absolutely shredded" Democrats' case that he should be ...

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Palestinians angered by Trump plan for Mideast peace

Palestinian prime minister Mohammed Shtayyeh on Monday urged international powers to boycott US President Donald Trump's "peace plan" which they ...


Trump describes impeachment as massive election interference

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump claimed Sunday that his lawyers "absolutely shredded" Democrats' case that he should be ...


Moody's downgrades Mangaung Municipality even further

Ratings agency Moody's on Tuesday downgraded the Mangaung Municipality's long-term global scale issuer rating to Caa1 from B3 and its ...


Trump's Mideast peace plan: from idea to reality

US President Donald Trump, who has announced his long promised "ultimate deal" for Israeli-Palestinian peace, has since coming to office ...


UN ruling could be a game-changer for climate refugees and climate action

The recent ruling by the United Nations that governments cannot return people to countries where their lives might be threatened ...


Criminal Record Of Crimean Journalist Semena Officially Cleared

SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine -- An RFE/RL contributor in Ukraine's Russia-controlled Crimea region has received court papers officially confirming the termination of ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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