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Document: Russia Uses Rigged Polls, Fake News to Sway Foreign Elections

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:21:17 EDT

Bulgarian officials say a former Russian spy advised pro-Moscow party on how to manipulate voters as part of Kremlin’s effort to regain influence in Eastern Europe; a 30-page dossier. image

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Prosecutors: Tunisian Man Tried London-Style Attack in Belgium

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:12:28 EDT

The 39-year old Tunisian man arrested for trying to drive through a crowd in central Antwerp one day after the attack in London has been charged with attempted terror assassinations and assaults, the Belgian Federal prosecutor’s office said.image

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U.S., Israel Conclude Four Days of Talks

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:12:25 EDT

The U.S. and Israel concluded a round of talks aimed at getting Israelis and Palestinians to the negotiating table, the second such attempt as the Trump administration makes a foray into the Middle East peace process.image

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Europeans Struggle With Elusive Terror Threat

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:30:13 EDT

European officials say they are having trouble monitoring a growing roster of suspected extremists, as they try to zero in on which radicals pose the greatest threat and prevent them from committing terrorist acts.image

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OAS Chief Raises Pressure on Venezuelan Government

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:16:31 EDT

Luis Almagro, secretary-general of the Organization of American States, is lobbying the 34-nation body to oust Venezuela from its ranks unless President Nicolás Maduro permits elections and eases a clampdown on opponents and the press. image

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European Union to Celebrate 60th Birthday Under a Cloud

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:31:13 EDT

EU leaders are gathering to mark the 60th anniversary of the bloc’s founding treaty, but Brexit, economic malaise, immigration, Russian hostility, U.S. indifference and growing nationalist sentiment are spoiling the party.image

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To Accommodate Tillerson, NATO Considers New Date

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:44:32 EDT

The U.S. has proposed moving up by one week a meeting of North Atlantic Treaty Organization foreign ministers to allow U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to attend.image

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Beijing Defends Its Right to Guard South China Sea With Arms

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 03:34:37 EDT

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang made an unusually elaborate defense of Beijing’s deployment of military gear on artificial islands in the South China Sea, saying the disputed facilities were partly intended to protect maritime trade and air routes.image

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Malaysia Arrests Nine Over Suspected Islamic State Ties

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 04:06:27 EDT

Nine people with suspected links to Islamic State have been arrested by Malaysian police, including one believed to be involved in a bombing at a nightclub in June. image

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Pregnant Venezuelan Women Flood Colombia, Seeking Care

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 12:40:12 EDT

Hundreds of pregnant Venezuelan women have streamed into Colombia in recent months to have their babies, underscoring the fast-deteriorating conditions of Venezuelan hospitals and straining Colombia’s public-health network. image

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Beijing Takes Aim at 'Fake Divorces'

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 07:48:34 EDT

Beijing has targeted the “fake divorce” loophole—used by couples eager for a piece of the city’s highflying property market—raising the down payment required from people who apply for mortgages within a year of splitting up.image

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