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    Who is Reza Zarrab? Turkish-Iranian gold trader may be working with Mueller investigation of Michael Flynn

    Who is Reza Zarrab? Turkish-Iranian gold trader may be working with Mueller investigation of Michael Flynn


    The case surrounding Reza Zarrab involves allegations of money laundering, bribery, secret deals, death threats and new identities - and he may well have something to say about former U.S. national security advisor Michael...

    The case surrounding Reza Zarrab involves allegations of money laundering, bribery, secret deals, death threats and new identities - and he may well have something to say about former U.S. national security advisor Michael Flynn.

    Suicide bomber kills at least 50 in northern Nigeria

    Suicide bomber kills at least 50 in northern Nigeria


    Police in northeastern Nigeria say at least 50 people are dead after a suicide bombing at a...

    Police in northeastern Nigeria say at least 50 people are dead after a suicide bombing at a mosque.

    Zimbabwe's fired vice-president joins call for Mugabe's resignation

    Zimbabwe's fired vice-president joins call for Mugabe's resignation


    Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe should acknowledge the nation's "insatiable desire" for a leadership change and resign immediately, the recently fired vice-president and likely successor to the 93-year-old leader said...

    Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe should acknowledge the nation's "insatiable desire" for a leadership change and resign immediately, the recently fired vice-president and likely successor to the 93-year-old leader said Tuesday.

    'This military operation is indeed wrapping up,' Putin meets with Assad about political solutions for Syria

    'This military operation is indeed wrapping up,' Putin meets with Assad about political solutions for Syria


    Russian President Vladimir Putin hosted Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad for talks at which the two men agreed that the focus in the Syrian conflict was now switching from military operations to the search for a political...

    Russian President Vladimir Putin hosted Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad for talks at which the two men agreed that the focus in the Syrian conflict was now switching from military operations to the search for a political solution.

    Rohingya subjected to 'dehumanizing apartheid': Amnesty International

    Rohingya subjected to 'dehumanizing apartheid': Amnesty International


    Myanmar has subjected Rohingya Muslims to long-term discrimination and persecution that amounts to "dehumanizing apartheid," Amnesty International said Tuesday in a report that raises questions about what those who have fled a violent military crackdown...

    Myanmar has subjected Rohingya Muslims to long-term discrimination and persecution that amounts to "dehumanizing apartheid," Amnesty International said Tuesday in a report that raises questions about what those who have fled a violent military crackdown would face if they returned home.

    Canada on alert as U.S. announces end to temporary resident status for Haitians

    Canada on alert as U.S. announces end to temporary resident status for Haitians


    A decision by the Trump administration to end a temporary residency permit program that has allowed almost 60,000 Haitians to live and work in the United States has the...

    A decision by the Trump administration to end a temporary residency permit program that has allowed almost 60,000 Haitians to live and work in the United States has the Canadian

    Army is the new hero in town, though not everyone is buying it

    Army is the new hero in town, though not everyone is buying it


    In Zimbabwe, the army is the new hero in town, seen as a saviour delivering Zimbabweans from the tyranny of decades of despotic rule by Robert Mugabe. Not everyone is buying...

    In Zimbabwe, the army is the new hero in town, seen as a saviour delivering Zimbabweans from the tyranny of decades of despotic rule by Robert Mugabe. Not everyone is buying in.

    Merkel down but not out after breakdown in coalition talks

    Merkel down but not out after breakdown in coalition talks


    A headline called it "Merkel's Defeat," but the German chancellor is still standing amidst the breakdown of coalition talks and criticism of her...

    A headline called it "Merkel's Defeat," but the German chancellor is still standing amidst the breakdown of coalition talks and criticism of her leadership.

    Prosecutors open probe into possible 'public propagating of fascism' at Polish march

    Prosecutors open probe into possible 'public propagating of fascism' at Polish march


    Prosecutors in Poland opened an investigation Monday to determine if statements expressed during a march by far-right nationalists in Warsaw this month violated laws against propagating...

    Prosecutors in Poland opened an investigation Monday to determine if statements expressed during a march by far-right nationalists in Warsaw this month violated laws against propagating racism.

    1st-round leader Sebastian Pinera no sure thing for Chilean runoff election

    1st-round leader Sebastian Pinera no sure thing for Chilean runoff election


    A strong performance by Chile's left-wing parties in Sunday's election left conservative presidential front-runner Sebastian Pinera facing a tight battle to win a December runoff and likely opposition to tax breaks in Congress if...

    A strong performance by Chile's left-wing parties in Sunday's election left conservative presidential front-runner Sebastian Pinera facing a tight battle to win a December runoff and likely opposition to tax breaks in Congress if elected.

    New York Times reporter Glenn Thrush suspended in harassment probe

    New York Times reporter Glenn Thrush suspended in harassment probe


    The New York Times says it has suspended White House reporter Glenn Thrush while it investigates charges that he made unwanted advances on young women while he worked as a reporter at Politico and the...

    The New York Times says it has suspended White House reporter Glenn Thrush while it investigates charges that he made unwanted advances on young women while he worked as a reporter at Politico and the Times.

    EU agencies housed in Britain plan to move to Netherlands, France

    EU agencies housed in Britain plan to move to Netherlands, France


    Amsterdam won the right to host the EU's drug agency after Brexit, tying with Milan in a vote on Monday that was then decided by the drawing of lots, diplomatic sources...

    Amsterdam won the right to host the EU's drug agency after Brexit, tying with Milan in a vote on Monday that was then decided by the drawing of lots, diplomatic sources said.

    ICC seeks to investigate CIA, U.S. military for alleged war crimes

    ICC seeks to investigate CIA, U.S. military for alleged war crimes


    The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court has asked judges to authorize an investigation in Afghanistan of allegations of war crimes by the U.S. military and CIA, crimes against humanity by the Taliban and war crimes by Afghan security...

    The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court has asked judges to authorize an investigation in Afghanistan of allegations of war crimes by the U.S. military and CIA, crimes against humanity by the Taliban and war crimes by Afghan security forces.

    Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip celebrate 70th wedding anniversary

    Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip celebrate 70th wedding anniversary


    Queen Elizabeth and her husband, Prince Philip, marked their 70th wedding anniversary on Monday. Elizabeth became queen in 1952. Now 91, she is the first British monarch to reach a platinum...

    Queen Elizabeth and her husband, Prince Philip, marked their 70th wedding anniversary on Monday. Elizabeth became queen in 1952. Now 91, she is the first British monarch to reach a platinum anniversary.

    Harrison Ford comes to the rescue after car accident

    Harrison Ford comes to the rescue after car accident


    Harrison Ford came to the real-life rescue of a woman who was involved in a car accident north of Los...

    Harrison Ford came to the real-life rescue of a woman who was involved in a car accident north of Los Angeles.

    KHL closer to preventing players from Olympic participation: reports

    KHL closer to preventing players from Olympic participation: reports


    Russia's parliament is getting involved in the Olympic participation debate, reportedly assisting the Kontinental Hockey League's attempt to prevent its players, including potential members of Team Canada, from playing in the 2018 Winter Olympics in...

    Russia's parliament is getting involved in the Olympic participation debate, reportedly assisting the Kontinental Hockey League's attempt to prevent its players, including potential members of Team Canada, from playing in the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

    Trump adds North Korea's 'murderous regime' to terror blacklist

    Trump adds North Korea's 'murderous regime' to terror blacklist


    U.S. President Donald Trump announced Monday the U.S. is putting North Korea's "murderous regime" on America's terrorism blacklist, despite questions about Pyongyang's support for international attacks beyond the assassination of its leader's half...

    U.S. President Donald Trump announced Monday the U.S. is putting North Korea's "murderous regime" on America's terrorism blacklist, despite questions about Pyongyang's support for international attacks beyond the assassination of its leader's half brother in February.

    Al Franken faces new allegation of unwanted touching

    Al Franken faces new allegation of unwanted touching


    A second woman has accused Minnesota Sen. Al Franken of improper conduct, saying he put his hand on her buttocks as they posed for a picture at the Minnesota State Fair in 2010 — after he had begun his career in the...

    A second woman has accused Minnesota Sen. Al Franken of improper conduct, saying he put his hand on her buttocks as they posed for a picture at the Minnesota State Fair in 2010 — after he had begun his career in the Senate.

    'Your time is up': Robert Mugabe faces impeachment, calls cabinet meeting

    'Your time is up': Robert Mugabe faces impeachment, calls cabinet meeting


    Zimbabwe's ruling party has ordered impeachment proceedings to begin against longtime President Robert Mugabe and expressed confidence that he could be voted out within two days, while the world's oldest head of state summoned ministers to a cabinet...

    Zimbabwe's ruling party has ordered impeachment proceedings to begin against longtime President Robert Mugabe and expressed confidence that he could be voted out within two days, while the world's oldest head of state summoned ministers to a cabinet meeting.