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Winter Storm Stella hits US Northeast, NY dodges worst

Winter Storm Stella hits US Northeast, NY dodges worst Tue, 14 Mar, 2017

Winter Storm Stella lashed the northeastern United States with sleet and snow Tuesday, cancelling thousands of flights, closing schools and shutting stores, but New York and Washington escaped the worst of the weather.
Car bomb blast kills 13 near hotel in Somalia's capital

Car bomb blast kills 13 near hotel in Somalia's capital Mon, 13 Mar, 2017

A car bomb near a hotel on a busy street in the Somali capital killed at least 13 people on Monday, police and the emergency medical services said, hours after a man was killed by a blast as he tried to ram through a checkpoint.
Syrian war monitor says 465,000 killed in six years of fighting

Syrian war monitor says 465,000 killed in six years of fighting Mon, 13 Mar, 2017

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based war monitor, said on Monday there are so far about 465,000 people killed and missing in Syria's civil war.

EU warns Erdogan as Turkey-Netherlands crisis deepens

EU warns Erdogan as Turkey-Netherlands crisis deepens Mon, 13 Mar, 2017

The European Union on Monday warned President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to avoid inflammatory rhetoric as a diplomatic crisis between Turkey and the Netherlands deepened over the blocking of Turkish ministers from holding rallies to win support for plans to expand his powers.
Scotland demands new independence vote before Brexit

Scotland demands new independence vote before Brexit Mon, 13 Mar, 2017

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon on Monday demanded a new independence referendum to be held in late 2018 or early 2019, once the terms of Britain's exit from the European Union have become clearer.
Poland risks EU isolation in wake of Tusk debacle

Poland risks EU isolation in wake of Tusk debacle Fri, 10 Mar, 2017

Poland risks isolation in the European Union after its rightwing government failed in its bitter campaign to derail the re-election of its own citizen Donald Tusk as the bloc's president.
South Korean court throws president out of office, two die in protest

South Korean court throws president out of office, two die in protest Fri, 10 Mar, 2017

South Korea's Constitutional Court removed President Park Geun-hye from office on Friday over a graft scandal involving the country's conglomerates at a time of rising tensions with North Korea and China.
Attack on military hospital in Afghan capital kills 30

Attack on military hospital in Afghan capital kills 30 Wed, 08 Mar, 2017

More than 30 people were killed and dozens more wounded in Wednesday's attack on a military hospital in the Afghan capital Kabul, a defense ministry official said. 
Trump signs revised travel ban, exempts Iraqis

Trump signs revised travel ban, exempts Iraqis Mon, 06 Mar, 2017

US President Donald Trump signed a revised ban on refugees and on travelers from six Muslim-majority nations Monday, scaling back the order to exempt Iraqis and permanent US residents.
Argentina teachers' strike closes schools

Argentina teachers' strike closes schools Mon, 06 Mar, 2017

A teachers' strike for higher pay in Argentina forced the suspension of classes Monday at the start of the new school term, in a challenge to embattled President Mauricio Macri.
North Korea fires four ballistic missiles into sea, angering Japan and South

North Korea fires four ballistic missiles into sea, angering Japan and South Mon, 06 Mar, 2017

North Korea fired four ballistic missiles into the sea off Japan's northwest on Monday, angering South Korea and Japan, days after it promised retaliation over U.S.-South Korea military drills it sees as a preparation for war.
Syria air force bombed convoy, U.N. says in Aleppo probe

Syria air force bombed convoy, U.N. says in Aleppo probe Wed, 01 Mar, 2017

Syrian government aircraft deliberately bombed and strafed a humanitarian convoy, killing 14 aid workers and halting relief operations, U.N. investigators said on Wednesday in a report identifying war crimes committed by both sides in Syria's war.
Colombia's FARC rebels begin disarming under peace deal

Colombia's FARC rebels begin disarming under peace deal Wed, 01 Mar, 2017

Colombia's FARC rebels began disarming Wednesday under a historic peace deal, beginning the delicate transition from guerrilla army to political party after more than half a century at war.
Women charged with North Korean's murder leave court in bullet-proof vests

Women charged with North Korean's murder leave court in bullet-proof vests Wed, 01 Mar, 2017

Malaysia on Wednesday charged two women, an Indonesian and a Vietnamese, with murdering the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader in a bizarre airport assassination using a super-toxic nerve agent that killed in minutes.
Four million without water in deadly Chile floods

Four million without water in deadly Chile floods Mon, 27 Feb, 2017

Rainstorms and landslides in Chile killed four and contaminated a major river, forcing authorities to cut off drinking water to four million people in the capital, authorities said.

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UK parliament terror attack

Four people were killed and 20 injured in a "terrorist" attack at the gates of British democracy Wednesday when a man mowed down pedestrians, then sta ...

Barack and Michelle Obama give final Christmas message

On Dec. 24, Christmas Eve, President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama issued a joint weekly address where they wished the natio ...

'Supermoon' lights up sky around the world

From Beijing to Berlin, star gazers around the world admired the supermoon - the largest, brightest full moon in nearly seven decades - as it made its ...

Anti-Trump protests spread across nation

Demonstrators took to the streets of Miami, New York, Portland and other US cities for a third straight night of nationwide protests to oppose Donald ...

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Who Needs Dysfunction in the Balkans?

Foreign Affairs, a respected American foreign policy magazine, published in December 2016 an article under the title Dysfunction in the ...

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