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Will Hezbollah Remain in Syria Forever?

By Mona Alami Hezbollah plays a highly versatile role in Syria. The Lebanese organization initially provided expert support to Assad in its crackdown on protesters. In 2011, Lebanese media started publicizing the death of Hezbollah fighters in Syria. The role of Hezbollah evolved to encompass offensive strategy during battles and much needed training to militias […]

British PM signs letter that will trigger Brexit

Theresa May was photographed signing Article 50, the letter that begin the irreversible process of leaving the EU

Guess How Icelandic Couples Celebrated Surprise Soccer Win 9 Months Ago?

How long ago was it that Iceland's soccer team, in a "stunning" upset, beat England's at Euro 2016? Well, just about nine months. And, as humorously points out, over this past weekend—which marked almost exactly nine months from Iceland's June 27 win—an Icelandic hospital announced it...

Wife of French presidential candidate faces charges over alleged no-show jobs

Francois Fillon has already been charged in the case, which has deeply damaged his chances in the election

Why Vladimir Putin Covets Montenegro

“Probe with bayonets,” Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin famously said. “If you encounter mush, proceed; if you encounter steel, stop.” Like his late predecessor, Russian President Vladimir Putin will advance until he meets steel. Until this...Show More Summary

Parents Told They Can't Name Their Baby 'J'

J is not OK—as a name, that is, according to a Swiss court. The Zurich administrative court said in a ruling released Tuesday it had upheld a local registry office's decision to reject the letter as a given name in the best interests of the child, Switzerland's 20 Minuten...

Simone Gbagbo cleared of war crimes charges

Simone Gbagbo had been charged with orchestrating attacks on supporters of her husband's opponent after 2010 election.

Congo Militia Beheads 42 Police Officers in Deadliest Attack Yet

The Kamwina Nsapu group conducted a mass decapitation in the latest and deadliest incident between the local militia and security forces who killed its leader last year.

Jackie Kennedy love letters up for auction

Letters between former first lady Jackie Kennedy and Ormsby Gore, the former British ambassador to Washington, are up for auction Wed. The two wrote love letters to each other after each was widowed, and before Kennedy decided to marry Aristotle Onassis. Mark Phillips reports.

Grand Mufti: Arrest of al-Aqsa guards 'unacceptable'

Israeli police arrest Palestinian guards after they try to stop archaeologist from removing ancient stone from compound.

Kashmir: 3 killed in violent protests after firefight

Deadly standoff between rebels and police sparks protests in Chadoora town, leaving three people dead and 28 injured.

Trump moves to roll back Obama-era climate policies

President signs order to review emissions limits for coal-fired power plants and ease coal production limits.

What's the BJP's agenda in Uttar Pradesh?

India's ruling party is cracking down on butchers and abattoirs in the country's most populous state.

Missing Taiwan activist allegedly detained in China

Lee Ming-che disappeared after clearing immigration in Macau on March 19, but China remains mum about his whereabouts.

US 'probably' involved in mass Iraqi civilian deaths

Top US commander in Iraq says 'fair chance' coalition air strike had role in scores of civilian killings in Mosul blast.

UK students face disciplinary action over BDS protest

Dozens of academics sign letter condemning the University of Manchester for action against pro-Palestinian activists.

DRC tense as police clash with anti-Kabila protesters

Police and demonstrators battle in Kinshasa as talks between President Kabila's government and opposition fall apart.

Bodies of suspected UN workers in DRC found

Three bodies discovered - including a decapitated woman's - during search for Congolese, American, and Swedish UN staff.

Scottish parliament backs new independence referendum

Motion passed 69 votes to 59 and comes a day before the United Kingdom takes the formal step towards Brexit.

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