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World

Britain names parliament attacker, IS claims responsibility

​London police on Thursday identified a British man as responsible for killing four people in a rampage outside parliament, as hundreds gathered for a candlelit vigil in the capital.

EU to convene summit on April 29 to approve guidelines on Brexit

​European Council President Donald Tusk on Tuesday announced that he will convene a summit on April 29 to approve the European Union(EU)'s guidelines on Brexit.

U.S. ban on electronic devices from Mideast airports sparks confusion and outrage

​The U.S. ban on electronic devices in the hand luggage on direct flights from 10 international airports in eight countries of the Middle East and North Africa has triggered confusion and public outrage in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)

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Axe attacker arrested after injuring seven at German station

Axe attacker arrested after injuring seven at German station

German police have arrested an axe-wielding attacker believed to be suffering from mental health issues after he injured seven people at the main train station in Dusseldorf Thursday.

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Iraqi forces retake government HQ, museum in Mosul

Iraqi forces retake government HQ, museum in Mosul

Iraqi forces said Tuesday they had seized the main government offices in Mosul and its famed museum as they made steady progress in their battle to retake the city's west from jihadists.

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UN delivers food to 114,000 people since famine declared in South Sudan

UN delivers food to 114,000 people since famine declared in South Sudan

Since the famine was declared on Feb. 20 in parts of South Sudan, the United Nations and its partners have delivered food to nearly 114,000 people across four locations in Mayendit county and to nearly 25,500 people in two locations in Koch county.

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Cuba’s Raul Castro blasts Trump’s Mexican wall and trade policy

Cuba’s Raul Castro blasts Trump’s Mexican wall and trade policy

Cuban President Raul Castro harshly criticized U.S. President Donald Trump's immigration, trade and other policies on Sunday as Trump reviews a fragile detente with Communist-run Cuba begun by his predecessor Barack Obama.

Op-ed

News Analysis: U.S.-Cuba ties improve, obstacles remain, says expert

News Analysis: U.S.-Cuba ties improve, obstacles remain, says expert

​​Nearly a year since Cuba and the United States formally restored diplomatic ties, the two former adversaries have inched closer to establishing a normal relationship.

At War

Colombia, ELN peace talks to begin Nov.3 in Ecuador

Colombia, ELN peace talks to begin Nov.3 in Ecuador

​​Peace talks between Colombia's government and the country's second largest guerrilla group, the National Liberation Army (ELN), will begin on Nov.3 in Quito, Ecuador, it was announced on Monday.