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VLADIVOSTOK (AP): North Korean leader Kim Jong Un stepped off his khaki-green armoured train in far-eastern Russia on Wednesday, smiling and upbeat ahead of a much-anticipated summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin that comes amid deadlocked...

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's government apologised yesterday to tens of thousands of people who were forcibly sterilised under a now-defunct Eugenics Protection Law which was designed to "prevent the birth of poor-quality descendants," and promised to pay...
European Union Ambassador Alberto Navarro speaks during a interview in Havana, Cuba on Tuesday. (AP)

HAVANA (AP): The Trump administration’s crackdown on business with Cuba’s communist government is causing unprecedented concern among European companies on the island, according to the European Union’s ambassador. “There’s enormous worry,”...

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — A top Sri Lanka official said Tuesday the Easter bombings that killed 321 people were carried out by a Islamic fundamentalists in apparent retaliation for the New Zealand mosque massacres last month by a white...

COLOMBO (AP): At least 290 people were killed in a series of nine bombings of churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday. Sri Lankan authorities say at least 30 foreigners died in the attacks. A look at some of the countries whose citizens...

KHARTOUM (AP): Tensions escalated in Sudan yesterday after talks broke down between protesters and the country’s military rulers, who called for the reopening of roads blocked by sit-ins established during the uprising that drove President Omar al...

PARIS (AP): Dozens of public housing advocates protested outside the gutted Notre Dame in Paris yesterday to demand that France’s poorest be remembered after donors pledged $1 billion to rebuild the cathedral and its destroyed roof. Around 50...

COLOMBO (AP): More than 200 people were killed and hundreds more wounded in eight bomb blasts that rocked churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday — the deadliest violence the South Asian island country has seen since a bloody...

COLOMBO (AP): A group that monitors Internet censorship says Sri Lankan authorities have blocked most social-media services in the country following the Easter Sunday attacks that killed more than 200 people. The NetBlocks observatory said it...

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) A comedian whose only political experience consists of playing a president on TV appeared poised to reprise the role in real life when an exit poll showed him winning Ukraine’s presidential runoff Sunday in a landslide. Results...
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