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Putin's most prominent critic leaves jail, then is arrested again on his way out


Alexey Navalny was arrested on charges of organizing unauthorized protests.

American diplomat found dead in Madagascar


An American diplomat in Madagascar was found dead in their home late Friday night, the State Department confirmed on Monday.

Dozens of distressed migrants in limbo after Panama decertifies rescue ship at sea


Dozens of distressed survivors aboard a migrant rescue ship in the deadly Mediterranean Sea were in limbo after Panama withdrew the vessel’s registration.

Teen rescued after 49 days adrift at sea on a floating fish trap


The floating fish trap, called a rompong, is not a boat and had no steering.

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Dallas police officer who shot neighbor fired by department


Dallas police say a white officer who fatally shooting her black neighbor inside his own apartment has been fired


The Latest: UN Security Council condemns Iran parade attack


The U.N. Security Council is condemning the fusillade that killed 25 people at an Iranian military parade, calling it a "heinous and cowardly terrorist attack."


Venezuela says diplomats may be tied to assassination try


Venezuela says diplomats from three Latin American may have been involved in an attempt to assassinate President Nicolas Maduro


As Trump arrives at UN, world leaders honor Mandela


A peace summit was scheduled in Mandela's honor.


Russia to provide Syria with new S-300 air defense missiles


The move follows the downing of a Russian plane over Syria last week.


Wails, vows of revenge at Iran funeral after parade attack


Mourning their dead, Iranians hold funerals for victims of attack on military parade in Ahvaz

Teenager rescued after drifting 7 weeks at sea

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The floating wooden fish trap he was employed to mind slipped its moorings.


Iran's politics go topsy-turvy, 40 years after revolution


Iran's politics go topsy-turvy, 40 years after Islamic Revolution, with more criticism bubbling up to the surface


Iran: US wish to halt Iran's crude exports won't come true


Iran's oil minister acknowledged South Korea had stopped buying from Tehran.


UK's Labour opposition says it might back new Brexit vote


Britain's main opposition party has taken a step toward backing a new referendum on Brexit _ but has stopped short of saying the vote should include an option not to leave the European Union at all


French boat rescues injured Indian sailor from yacht


Indian authorities say a French ship has rescued an Indian sailor who was injured in the remote southern Indian Ocean during a round-the-world solo yacht race


3 Saudi human rights activists awarded "Alternative Nobel"


The three activists who won are currently in jail in Saudi Arabia.

Russian national held in Norway after European conference


A 51-year-old Russian national has been arrested in Norway on suspicion of spying during a conference on strengthening cooperation between Europe's parliamentary administrations


As Venezuelans go hungry, Trump targets food corruption


U.S. Treasury officials in June distributed a list of suspected companies that they believe senior Venezuelan officials have used across the globe to siphon off millions of dollars in foreign food imports amid widespread starvation in the…


In a first, Hong Kong bans pro-independence political party


Hong Kong takes an unprecedented step against separatist voices by banning a pro-independence political party on national security grounds


Vietnam to hold state funeral for President Tran Dai Quang


Vietnam will hold a state funeral and national mourning this week for President Tran Dai Quang who died last week of a rare viral illness at age 61

Monday, Sep 24

The Latest: US congratulates Maldives, notes opposition win


The U.S. State Department has congratulated the Maldives' on its peaceful democratic election

Children's remains found in Mexican mass graves


Mexican authorities have found remains of children in a mass grave in Veracruz.

Sunday, Sep 23

Watch billions of tons of ice collapse at once: Climate change impact on Greenland


A Reuters photographer went to Greenland and what he saw will blow your mind.

Iran's president blames US after attack on military parade


Iran's President Hassan Rouhani says an unnamed U.S.-allied country in the Persian Gulf was behind an attack on a military parade that killed 25 people and wounded nearly 60

'Tribe' of good Samaritans offer hot food, showers after tornado blacks out Ottawa


A powerful tornado caused havoc in Canada on Friday, ripping apart houses, snapping trees, injuring dozens of people and leaving hundreds of thousands without power.

Militants attack Iran military parade, killing at least 25


Militants disguised as soldiers opened fire on an annual Iranian military parade in the country's oil-rich southwest, killing at least 25 people and wounding over 60 in the deadliest terror attack inside Iran in nearly a decade

Saturday, Sep 22

Tanzania death toll 209 as survivor found in capsized ferry


An engineer was found near the engine of the upturned vessel.

Chinese navy hospital ship docks in Venezuela amid crisis


A Chinese navy hospital ship docked near Venezuela's capital as the OPEC nation's deepening economic crisis garners the attention of the U.S. and other world powers

The Latest: Pope quips "I am the devil" next to John Paul


Pope Francis has acknowledged that his reputation pales a bit compared to St. John Paul II _ at least as far as Poles are concerned

Parents face tougher rules to get immigrant children back


Fearful immigrant families hoping to reunite with children and teenagers who crossed the border alone are facing an intimidating system that includes submitting fingerprints by all adults in the household where a migrant child will live

Friday, Sep 21

Owner of 3D-printed gun firm arrested in alleged sexual assault of a minor


The founder of a controversial 3D-printed gun company sought in connection with the sexual assault of a minor has been arrested in Taiwan, international media says.

What we know about the mysterious disappearance of China's top actress

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Jennifer Lawrence, Kim Kardashian, Scarlett Johansson. Imagine the seismic waves released if any of these A-list names went missing for three months without a word.

Mexico's president-elect stuck on plane for hours after commercial flight grounded


Mexico’s President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador vows to not use the presidential jet, despite being stuck for hours on the tarmac inside a commercial plane in Mexico

Killer of 400 cats thought to be a man in his 40s, but real culprits aren't human


Investigation began when 4-year-old ragdoll cat found mutilated on doorstep.

Thursday, Sep 20

Bus driver slaps boy who insulted him


A bus driver in France faces disciplinary actions for slapping a teenager, who allegedly ran on the road in front of the bus and insulted the driver.

Vladimir Putin poses with new sniper rifle


Putin shoots targets in latest stunt to burnish his macho image.

Trump suggested Spain build African Sahara wall to stop migrants, minister says


President Trump urged Spain this summer to build a wall across the African Sahara to solve the migrant crisis in Europe, a Spanish foreign ministry official said.

4 children killed in crash between train, bike


The accident happened on a railway line in the town of Oss in the Netherlands.