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NHK, Japan’s public broadcaster, accidentally sent news alerts that North Korea had launched a missile, before quickly correcting the error.
A so-called Red Unit equipped with night-vision goggles and laser sights ambushed an Afghan Army post near Kunduz around 2:30 a.m., officials said.
A 1,500-foot-long structure over a gorge in the Andes threw the workers about 900 feet to their deaths.
The leader of the Citizens’ Initiative Party was shot outside the party’s offices in Mitrovica, a northern city that is sharply divided along ethnic lines.
For years I had wanted to visit my family’s homeland. There at last, I found a memorable tapas bar, soulful culture and a town with my name.
Tensions in Iran, record-breaking cold weather in the United States and a year of production cuts have contributed to higher prices, and they could go higher still.
The disaster is considered the worst oil spill in decades, which Greenpeace says is posing a threat to “an important spawning ground” for fish and several whale species.
A suburb of Mexico City is dealing with crime by breaking from the establishment party system.
The measures were demanded by international creditors and included cuts to benefits for large families and restrictions on trade unions.
The orchestra, the North’s main art troupe, has performed at events celebrating the North’s missile tests.
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The Social Democrats pulled their support for Mihai Tudose after he clashed with the party’s leader, Liviu Dragnea.
Experts fear that the president’s about remarks “shithole countries” could set back United States interests in the world’s fastest-growing continent.
A switch from the Cyrillic to Roman script is wildly popular in Kazakhstan. But in a country where almost nobody challenges the president, his policy on apostrophes is being assailed from all sides.
The video, spread through Facebook Messenger, was legal to make, but illegal to distribute. Many of those charged are teenagers themselves.
The Ritz-Carlton website showed it was accepting reservations as of Feb. 14, starting at $650 a night.
In the video, a girl who claims she is among the kidnapped students from Chibok says she is happy being with the fighters of the extremist group. Her identity was not confirmed.
The rebel leader, Óscar Pérez, chronicled the siege of his band’s hide-out in a series of videos uploaded onto social media.
The contractor, Carillion, worked hand in glove with the government, raising questions about the outsourcing of public services to private companies.
Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy says he won’t recognize Carles Puigdemont as Catalonia’s leader unless he returns to Spain from exile in Belgium.