April 23, 2017

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North Korea recently detained a US citizen, in the latest case of an American being held in the country, officials have said.
Posted: April 23, 2017, 8:46 am
Authorities in the northern Mexico border state of Tamaulipas say two top drug traffickers have been killed in shootouts with federal forces.
Posted: April 23, 2017, 8:02 am
French voters have begun casting ballots for the presidential election in a tense first-round poll that's seen as a test for the spread of populism around the world.
Posted: April 23, 2017, 7:01 am
US House Speaker Paul Ryan says probe into Russia's alleged meddling in the 2016 US elections has other repercussions, including Nato and its allies.
Posted: April 23, 2017, 7:01 am
Here are the leading figures bidding to become France's next president.
Posted: April 23, 2017, 6:32 am
President Donald Trump has awarded a Purple Heart to an Army sergeant undergoing treatment at the Walter Reed Medical Centre after he was wounded in Afghanistan.
Posted: April 23, 2017, 6:00 am
Divisions among German nationalists have erupted as delegates from the far-right Alternative for Germany party rejected an appeal to seek a pragmatic political path.
Posted: April 22, 2017, 8:54 pm
Turkey's ruling party and the main opposition party are still embroiled in a fight over the results of the referendum on expanding the president's powers.
Posted: April 22, 2017, 6:43 pm
Romanian authorities say two teenagers have died in an avalanche in western Romania after the country was hit by a blast of wintry weather.
Posted: April 22, 2017, 5:50 pm
Thousands of scientists worldwide are leaving their labs and taking to the streets to join forces with students and research advocates.
Posted: April 22, 2017, 5:50 pm
An opposition war monitor and media platform say airstrikes have knocked out a medical centre in Syria's rebel-held northern province.
Posted: April 22, 2017, 4:34 pm
Romanian border police say they have stopped 111 asylum seekers hidden away in the back of a large truck who trying to leave Romania illegally.
Posted: April 22, 2017, 4:33 pm
A man with a knife has been arrested by police at Paris' Gare du Nord station, sending a brief ripple of concern a day before the French presidential vote.
Posted: April 22, 2017, 3:07 pm
CNN has reported that that Russian operatives tried to infiltrate Donald Trump's presidential campaign through his advisers.
Posted: April 22, 2017, 2:43 pm
France is on edge on the eve of its most unpredictable presidential election in decades, which will take place under heightened security.
Posted: April 22, 2017, 1:35 pm
A Canadian man sent out invitations to a fake swingers' sex party in a desperate attempt to get himself removed from a New Zealand golf club's mailing list.
Posted: April 22, 2017, 12:12 pm
A Russian man described by US authorities as one of the world's most notorious criminal spammers has been indicted by a federal grand jury.
Posted: April 22, 2017, 12:10 pm
Young immigrants protected by executive action from deportation say they won't "rest easy", even if President Donald Trump says they should.
Posted: April 22, 2017, 11:54 am
The Champs Elysees shooter fits a pattern of many extremists inspired by Islamic State in France in recent years: a violent, unstable criminal not known for any religious conviction.
Posted: April 22, 2017, 9:13 am
More than 100 Afghan soldiers were killed and wounded in a co-ordinated Taliban attack on an army base in northern Afghanistan, the country's defence ministry says.
Posted: April 22, 2017, 8:14 am

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