The Trump administration levied sanctions against two foreign-owned companies and a tanker involved in the regular shipment of the oil, the latest in a series of escalating measures to bring pressure on Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro.
The U.N. chief left Libya “deeply concerned” after failing to halt an advance by renegade commander Khalifa Hifter.
Migrants wash clothes at a improvised shelter in Mexico’s southeastern Chiapas state while waiting for humanitarian visas to cross the country. (Reuters)
Migrants wash clothes at a improvised shelter in Mexico’s southeastern Chiapas state while waiting for humanitarian visas to cross the country. (Reuters)
Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has cut the budgets for his country’s migration agency and asylum program, and officials are considering a plan to effectively bottle up many migrants in southern Mexico.
Japan plans to resume commercial whaling in its territorial waters. It’s an act of defiance but also has hints of desperation.
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极速时时彩网站 The passage of a measure designed to end the U.S. role in the Yemeni civil war has crystallized a debate over what constitutes “hostilities.”

Pompeo speaks out about the withdrawal of an award he was to be given for the State Department’s work freeing Americans imprisoned abroad.

The administration issued its initial response to lawsuits challenging the president’s declaration of a national emergency.

The city has an upgraded portion of border fencing that is central to the president’s immigration policy. Residents say there are bigger issues here than a fence.

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How Julian Assange ended up in the Ecuadoran Embassy in London, and why he’s still there 7 years later

A look back at the WikiLeaks founder's nearly seven years inside the Ecuadorean Embassy in London.

Why does the Trump administration hate the International Criminal Court so much?

The U.S. government revoked the visa of an ICC prosecutor leading an inquiry into war crimes.

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In Washington, the NATO member states commemorated their historic alliance. But its future is far from certain.

Uganda intensifies search efforts for American tourist and local guide kidnapped on game drive

The two have been missing since they and two others were allegedly held at gunpoint in a national park this week. The two others escaped unharmed.

“National security” justifies trade restrictions only if there’s an actual national security exception.

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The prime minister has repeatedly beaten the political and legal odds over the years. 

The Tutsi ethnic group was the main target of the Hutu extremists who carried out the genocide, but members of a smaller group, the Twa, were killed in greater proportion. 

Critics question whether school caved to pressure over participant in freedom of expression event.

The appointment puts Gregory in charge of one of the nation’s most politically important — and scandal-tainted — archdioceses.

Brenton Tarrant faces 50 counts of murder and 39 counts of attempted murder related to the March 15 massacre.

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Voting is underway in the Maldives in a parliamentary election amid hope it would help President Ibrahim Mohammed Solih to overcome a coalition split that has hampered his efforts to restore political freedoms and tackle corruption

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An Indonesian hostage held by Muslim militants in the southern Philippines has swum his way to freedom but another drowned while a Malaysian was shot in the back while escaping

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The leader of a popular new Thai political party that ran a strong third in last month’s elections has denied the criminal charges of sedition filed against him by the ruling military junta

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Iranian state TV says authorities have ordered the evacuation of four more towns in the country’s flood-stricken southwest

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Nicaragua has released another 50 people jailed for protesting against President Daniel Ortega’ government, bringing the number freed since late February to about 200

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Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad says Malaysia won’t ratify the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, the second treaty the government is withdrawing from after coming under pressure from the majority Muslim opposition

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