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Albania votes with EU accession talks in mind

Albania votes with EU accession talks in mind Sun, 25 Jun, 2017

Albania votes in a parliamentary election on Sunday with Socialist Prime Minister Edi Rama hoping to boost his grip on power and lead the Balkan country into talks on European Union accession.
Tower blaze brings fresh delay to British PM's power deal

Tower blaze brings fresh delay to British PM's power deal Wed, 14 Jun, 2017

British Prime Minister Theresa May faced further delays in forming her new government on Wednesday after her would-be allies said their agreement would be put back following a deadly tower block blaze in London.
US appeals court upholds block on Trump travel ban

US appeals court upholds block on Trump travel ban Tue, 13 Jun, 2017

A US appeals court has upheld a decision to block President Donald Trump's controversial travel ban targeting citizens from six Muslim majority nations -- the latest in a string of stinging judicial blows for the Republican billionaire.
Gaddafi's son Saif al Islam freed from prison

Gaddafi's son Saif al Islam freed from prison Sun, 11 Jun, 2017

An armed group in Libya said on Facebook Saturday it has freed Seif al-Islam, the son of dead dictator Muammar Gaddafi who has been in custody since November 2011.
Tens of thousands rally in support of independence vote in Barcelona

Tens of thousands rally in support of independence vote in Barcelona Sun, 11 Jun, 2017

Tens of thousands of demonstrators including Pep Guardiola, the revered former manager of Barcelona's football club, rallied in the city on Sunday to support the Catalonia independence referendum called for October 1.
Trump says '100 percent' ready to testify under oath

Trump says '100 percent' ready to testify under oath Sat, 10 Jun, 2017

US President Donald Trump punched back Friday against James Comey, accusing the ousted FBI director of lying about their private conversations -- and saying he is "100 percent" willing to testify under oath.
Protesters and police clash in northern Morocco

Protesters and police clash in northern Morocco Sat, 10 Jun, 2017

Protesters clashed with security forces in Morocco's Al-Hoceima early on Saturday, an AFP correspondent reported, after more than a week of protests in the northern province.

Cabinet meeting provides first post-election test for embattled May

Cabinet meeting provides first post-election test for embattled May Sat, 10 Jun, 2017

British Prime Minister Theresa May was expected to hold her first cabinet meeting on Saturday in an early test of her hopes of forming a stable government after a crushing election setback.
Nepal's parliament elects familiar new prime minister

Nepal's parliament elects familiar new prime minister Tue, 06 Jun, 2017

Nepal's parliament elected a veteran politician on Tuesday as the country's 10th prime minister in 11 yea
Ceasefire hopes for civilians in war-torn Philippine city

Ceasefire hopes for civilians in war-torn Philippine city Sun, 04 Jun, 2017

Philippine authorities said Sunday they were trying to negotiate a ceasefire in a war-torn southern city to rescue up to 2,000 civilians trapped in areas held by Islamist militants for nearly two weeks.
Macron, Putin hold 'frank' talks on Syria, Ukraine

Macron, Putin hold 'frank' talks on Syria, Ukraine Mon, 29 May, 2017

France's President Emmanuel Macron and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin attempted to improve their countries' strained ties on Monday during talks at Versailles palace described by Macron as "extremely frank".
Spiraling violence a double-edged sword in Venezuela

Spiraling violence a double-edged sword in Venezuela Thu, 25 May, 2017

A young man set ablaze by protesters in Caracas. Looting, destruction and 57 people dead.

Under fire at home, Trump in Saudi on first foreign trip

Under fire at home, Trump in Saudi on first foreign trip Sat, 20 May, 2017

Dogged by controversy at home, Donald Trump opened his first foreign trip as president in Saudi Arabia on Saturday, looking to shift attention from a political firestorm over his firing of former FBI Director James Comey.
Iran's Rouhani wins re-election

Iran's Rouhani wins re-election Sat, 20 May, 2017

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani won a resounding re-election victory on Saturday as voters backed his efforts to rebuild foreign ties and kickstart the struggling economy.
Nepal votes in first local election in 20 years

Nepal votes in first local election in 20 years Sun, 14 May, 2017

Nepal held local level polls on Sunday, the first since 1997 and a key step in the country's rocky transition to democracy over a decade since the end of the civil war.

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Barcelona terror attack

Two men have been arrested after a white van ploughed into a crowd of people in a busy Barcelona tourist district, killing at least 13 and injuring 80 ...

Donald Trump in Saudi Arabia on first foreign trip

Dogged by controversy at home, Donald Trump opened his first foreign trip as president in Saudi Arabia on Saturday, looking to shift attention from a ...

Venezuelan women protest against President Maduro

Dressed in white and chanting "Liberty!", tens of thousands of women opposed to Venezuela's socialist President Nicolas Maduro marched on Saturday, pr ...

Protesters Storm Macedonia Parliament

Macedonian police fired stun grenades on Thursday evening to disperse protesters outside the parliament and clear the way for the evacuation of lawmak ...

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Is Lenin still In? The 100 years after the October Revolution

This month marks the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution of October 1917. As we in the United States try to imagine a revolutionary opposition ...

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