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Assange Friend Jailed by Ecuador Says Case Will Collapse

QUITO, ECUADOR - A jailed Swedish programmer friendly with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says he's confident the case against him ...


Hatred of journalists turning to violence, watchdog warns

Hatred of journalists whipped up by populist and authoritarian leaders is degenerating into violence across the world, media watchdog Reporters ...


Julian Assange Q&A: What we know so far

Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks, has been arrested in London and charged with conspiracy to commit computer intrusion over his ...


Germany in the UN Security Council: The Past as Prologue

Since the beginning of 2019, Germany holds a non-permanent seat at the Security Council for the term of 2019/2020. Its ...


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How Dostoevsky influenced Edvard Munch

Ever get the impression that the somber pictures of Munch are ready-made illustrations for the equally somber works of Dostoevsky? ...

Event | Washington mulls crackdown on foreign corruption

The United States is one of the easiest places in the world for Eurasian oligarchs and others to establish an ...

City must 'stand up' from Tottenham knockout blow

London - The third act of Manchester City and Tottenham's trilogy has some living up to do after a Champions ...

Is small talk a good thing Russia Beyond readers have their say

Recently, our American contributor, who lives in St. Petersburg, complained about the lack of small talk in Russia. He sparked ...

Hatred of journalists turning to violence, watchdog warns

Hatred of journalists whipped up by populist and authoritarian leaders is degenerating into violence across the world, media watchdog Reporters ...

Julian Assange Q&A: What we know so far

Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks, has been arrested in London and charged with conspiracy to commit computer intrusion over his ...

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Uber woos Japanese and Saudi backers

SAN FRANCISCO, California - Japanese companies Toyota Motor Corp., and DENSO Corporation, together with the Saudi Arabian-backed SoftBank Vision Fund ...

Boeing's flight control system to be reviewed by international panel

WASHINGTON DC - A number of aviation regulators from around the world have agreed to take part in an international ...

Ghosn to be hit with new charges over money laundering in Middle East

TOKYO, Japan - New charges are expected to be filed against former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn, as early as next ...

Hotel occupanies and room rates falling because of Airbnb

WASHINGTON DC - A recent study has found that the exponential growth of Airbnb is shaking up the hotel industry ...

Trump attempt to send Cuba back to stone age likely to backfire

The Trump administration has declared the most severe new sanctions against Cuba since President John F. Kennedy imposed an economic ...

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13 dead in mass shooting at family party in Mexican state of Veracruz

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - Mexican police are leaving no stone unturned in the search for gunmen who mass murdered more ...


Doctor on frontline of Ebola crisis shot dead in Good Friday attack

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of the Congo - A doctor fighting the Ebola outbreak for WHO, the World Health Organization, was ...


Two teenage youths arrested over shooting death of Lyra McKee

LONDONDERRY/DERRY, Northern Ireland - Two teenage youths, one 18, and the other 19, have been arrested over the murder of ...


All 3 refugee detention centres resport suspected typhoid fever cases

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea - An outbreak of typhoid fever has struck refugees detained by Australia on Papua New ...


Mueller report may not be the end of the matter, but rather the start

WASHINGTON DC - The  release on April 18 of a redacted version of the Mueller report  came after two years ...


South Africa mourns worshippers killed during church service

DURBAN, South Africa - A makeshift Pentecostal Church in the town of Dlangubo, just north of the eastern coastal city ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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