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World Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally, March 2, 2024, in Richmond, Va. (AP)

Trump Wins Colorado Ballot Disqualification Case at US Supreme Court

The US Supreme Court handed Donald Trump a major victory on Monday, barring states from disqualifying candidates for federal office under a constitutional…

World A German national flag is set on the car of the Ambassador of Germany to Russia Alexander Graf Lambsdorff, outside the Russian Foreign Ministry in Moscow, Russia March 4, 2024. (Reuters)

Kremlin Says German Army Discussing Strikes on Russia, Asks if Scholz Is in Control 

The Kremlin said on Monday a purported recording of German military discussions showed Germany's armed forces were discussing plans to launch strikes on…

World Iranians walk in a street in Tehran, Iran March 3, 2024. Majid Asgaripour/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via Reuters

Iran Election Turnout Hits Record Low, Hardliners Maintain Grip on Parliament

Turnout in Iran's parliamentary election was around 41%, the country's interior minister said on Monday, the lowest participation since Iran's 1979 revolution…

World This screen grab taken from AFPTV shows tires on fire near the main prison of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on March 3, 2024. (Photo by Luckenson JEAN / AFPTV / AFP)

Haiti Orders Nightly Curfew After Weekend of Violence, Prison Break

Authorities have ordered a nighttime curfew trying to regain control of Haiti's streets after an explosion of violence during the weekend, including gunmen…

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World US Republican presidential hopeful and former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley reaches out to embraces Retired Brig. Gen. Donald Bolduc before speaking during a campaign rally in Portland, Maine, on March 3, 2024. (AFP)

Nikki Haley Wins District of Columbia’s Republican Primary and Gets Her First 2024 Victory 

Nikki Haley has won the Republican primary in the District of Columbia, notching her first victory of the 2024 campaign. Her victory Sunday at least…


World Iranian President Ibrahim Raisi meets with Sudan’s Foreign Minister Ali al-Sadiq in Tehran last month (Iranian Presidency)

Reports about Iran’s Bid for Naval Base in Sudan Sparks Controversy

Media reports saying Iran has asked the Sudanese Army to set up a military base on the Red Sea coast, have sparked controversy in Sudanese circles. On Sunday,…

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World This photograph taken on February 27, 2024 shows an empty mast amongst member nation flags in the Cour d'Honneur of the NATO headquarters, ahead of a flag-raising ceremony for Sweden's accession to NATO, in Brussels on February 27, 2024. (AFP)

Newly Enlarged NATO Starts Drill in Finland, Norway and Sweden in Defense of its Nordic Turf 

NATO will kick off an exercise on Monday to defend its newly expanded Nordic territory when more than 20,000 soldiers from 13 nations take part in drills…

World A view of the entrance to Evin prison in Tehran, Iran (Reuters)

Iran Executes One Over Alleged Israel Link to Attack

Iran's judiciary has executed a "terrorist" over a drone attack that targeted a defense ministry site in central Iran last year, state media reported on Sunday…

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World A family member of passengers and crew on board the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 write on a memorial wall during a remembrance event marking the 10th anniversary of its disappearance at the Empire Subang in Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia, 03 March 2024. EPA/NAZRI MOHAMAD

Malaysia Ready to Re-open Probe of Missing MH370 if New Evidence Emerges

Malaysia is willing to re-open an investigation into the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines MH370 in 2014, if there is compelling new evidence, Prime Minister…

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World Turkish Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan met on Sunday with his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov (Reuters)

Ankara: Time to Start Dialogue Between Moscow, Kyiv on Ceasefire

Türkiye says it is now time to start a dialogue between Moscow and Kyiv for a ceasefire, Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan said on Sunday in the southern city of…

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World The MEDEVAC plane carrying Norwayエs King Harald arrives at Oslo Airport Gardermoen on March 3, 2024. (Photo by Javad Parsa / NTB / AFP)

Norway's King Transferred to Oslo Hospital after Getting Pacemaker in Malaysia

King Harald V transferred Monday to an Oslo university hospital, with the palace saying he was hospitalized for medical examinations and his health was…

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World The anti-submarine destroyer Marshal Shaposhnikov arrives at the harbour of Vladivostok June 25, 2010. REUTERS/Yuri Maltsev/File Photo Purchase Licensing Rights

Russian Warship Arrives in Qatar for Defense Exhibition

Russia's Pacific Fleet frigate Marshal Shaposhnikov entered the Qatari port of Hamad where it will take part in the DIMDEX-2024 defense exhibition, Interfax…

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World Ersin Tatar speaking to journalists in northern Nicosia in January © Birol BEBEK / AFP

Turkish Cypriot Leader Rules Out Any Talks Without Equal Status

Turkish Cypriots will not sit at any negotiating table unless their sovereignty and equal status is recognized, the leader of the breakaway self-declared state…

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Sept. 11 Judge Delays Retirement, Positioning him to Decide Case-Turning Issues

By Carol Rosenberg The judge in the Sept. 11 case has announced that he will stay on the bench through 2024, providing continuity as pretrial litigation…

World German Defense Minister Boris Pistorius arrives to give a statement at the Defense Ministry in Berlin on March 3, 2024 following leaks of secret Ukraine war talks. (AFP)

Germany Accuses Russia of ‘Information War’ after Military Recording

Germany's defense minister said on Sunday Russia was conducting an "information war" aimed at creating divisions within Germany, his first reaction to the…

World An Iranian cleric casts his vote during parliamentary elections at a polling station in Tehran, Iran, March 1, 2024. Majid Asgaripour/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

Turnout at Record-low in Iran’s Parliamentary Elections

Iran's hard-liners are leading in an initial vote count in the capital Tehran, state media reported Sunday, following a record-low turnout in a parliamentary…

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World Former US President and 2024 presidential hopeful Donald Trump gestures during a "Get Out the Vote" rally at the Greater Richmond Convention Center in Richmond, Virginia, on March 2, 2024. (AFP)

Trump Wins Caucuses in Missouri and Idaho and Sweeps Michigan GOP Convention

Former President Donald Trump continued his march toward the GOP nomination on Saturday, winning caucuses in Idaho and Missouri and sweeping the delegate haul…

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World  A mural depicting a serviceman with a Z letter patch, a tactical insignia of Russian troops in Ukraine, on his uniform holding a kid decorates the facade of a building in the settlement of Chernomorskoye, some 150 km from Simferopol, on March 2, 2024. (AFP)

Russia Says Ukraine Attacked Crimea with 38 Drones

Russian air defense systems destroyed all 38 drones that Ukraine launched at the Crimean Peninsula early on Sunday, Russia's defense ministry said, after…

World FILED - 27 July 2019, Russia, Sewastopol: A submarine and warships of the Russian Black Sea Fleet lie at anchor in the port city which is a symbol of the defense of the Crimea as an impregnable fortress. The Russian Black Sea Fleet is positioning itself for a blockade of Ukrainian ports after Moscow halted an international grain agreement, according to British defense analysts in London. Photo: Ulf Mauder/dpa

Recordings of German Officers Discussing Aid to Ukraine is Leaked in Russia

German authorities on Saturday said they were investigating after an audio recording, in which German military officers purportedly discussed support for…

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World  A general view shows an apartment building heavily damaged by a Russian drone strike, amid Russia's attack on Ukraine, in Odesa, Ukraine March 2, 2024. (Reuters)

Moscow Says Russia, China Agree That Russia Must Be Present in Ukraine Talks

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Galuzin and China's special representative for Eurasian affairs, Li Hui, said it was impossible to discuss a Ukraine…

World Russian policemen control the area near a damaged multi-storey residential building following an alleged drone attack in Saint Petersburg, Russia, 02 March 2024. (EPA)

Six Militants Killed in Special Operation in Russia’s Ingushetia Region

Russian security forces killed six alleged militants in a special operation in Russia's North Caucasus republic of Ingushetia, TASS news agency reported on…

World People collect their belongings from their house that collapsed following heavy downpour in Peshawar, Pakistan, 02 March 2024. (EPA)

Heavy Winter Rains in Pakistan Kill at Least 29 People, Collapse Buildings, Trigger Landslides

Heavy rains that swept across Pakistan have left at least 29 people dead and 50 others injured, collapsed houses and triggered landslides that blocked roads,…

World President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met on Saturday with his Somalian counterpart Hassan Sheikh Mohamud (Turkish presidency)

Türkiye Expresses Continued Support for Somalia, With Emphasis on Defense

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday affirmed his country’s ongoing commitment to supporting Somalia across various domains, with a specific…

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World  Pakistan's former Prime Minister and leader of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party Shehbaz Sharif speaks during a press conference in Lahore on February 13, 2024. (Photo by Arif ALI / AFP)

Pakistan's Shehbaz Sharif Set to Take Oath as Prime Minister for Second Term

Pakistani politician Shehbaz Sharif was set on Sunday to become prime minister for the second time in a vote by the country's newly formed parliament, three…

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World FILE PHOTO: Norway's King Harald during a press conference on the royal yacht Norge in Aarhus, Denmark June 16, 2023. Ritzau Scanpix/Bo Amstrup via REUTERS

Norway's King Gets Pacemaker in Malaysia after Falling Ill During Vacation

King Harald of Norway was implanted with a temporary pacemaker Saturday at a hospital in Malaysia’s resort island of Langkawi, where Europe’s oldest monarch…

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World People come to the grave of Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny the day after his funeral at the Borisovskoye cemetery in Moscow, Russia, March 2, 2024. REUTERS/Stringer

Navalny's Mother Brings Flowers to his Grave Day After Moscow Funeral

The mother and mother-in-law of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny were among mourners who brought flowers to his grave in Moscow on Saturday, a day…

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World Russian soldiers near the tombs of fellow soldiers who died in the war in Crimea (Reuters)

Improvised Explosive Device Found Attached to Bottom of Car Entering Crimea From North

An improvised explosive device made of foreign-made components has been found attached to the bottom of a car at the entrance to Crimea at the Dzhankoi…

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World Rescuers work at the site of an apartment building heavily damaged by a Russian drone strike, amid Russia's attack on Ukraine, in Odesa, Ukraine March 2, 2024. REUTERS/Stringer

5 Killed by Russian Drone Attack on Ukraine's Odesa

At least five people including a three-year-old child were killed and others feared still trapped under rubble when a Russian drone hit an apartment block in…

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World Iranian women cast their votes at a polling center in southern Tehran on Friday (AFP)

Iranians Vote for ‘Inconsequential’ Parliament

Iranians headed to polls on Friday to choose a new parliament, but the outcome isn’t expected to change foreign policy or ease tensions with the West over the…

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