WORLD NEWS AS REPORTED

Rights group says Chechen officials humiliated gay detainees

WASHINGTON POST - 4 hours 13 min ago
Rights activists from Human Rights Watch say in a new report that high-level officials in Russia’s Chechnya have visited detention facilities where gay people allegedly were illegally held and tortured.

Rights groups urge Uganda to back probe into deadly clashes

WASHINGTON POST - 4 hours 13 min ago
Dozens of human rights watchdogs and lawyers are urging Uganda’s government to allow an independent investigation into killings by security forces during a clash with a tribal kingdom last year.

The Latest: Trump to attend gathering of G-7 leaders

WASHINGTON POST - 4 hours 13 min ago
The Latest on President Donald Trump’s first trip abroad (all times local):

Juncker says Trump was not aggressive on German trade surplus

REUTERS - 4 hours 17 min ago
TAORMINA, Italy (Reuters) - European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker denied on Friday that U.S. President Donald Trump had aggressively condemned German trade policies during at meeting in Brussels on Thursday.

South Korea ready for joint efforts to build up Russia’s Far East

TASS [Russian State News] - 4 hours 31 min ago
In particular, South Korean Presidential Special Envoy Song Young-gil pointed out to the potential cooperation between South Korea and Russia on developing the Northern Sea Route

Russia to sell over 360 cutting-edge helicopters by 2030

TASS [Russian State News] - 4 hours 34 min ago
As was reported on Thursday, the flight model of Russia’s most advanced Ka-62 helicopter performed its first trial flight

Trump’s limo too big to fit through Royal Palace gates in Brussels

TASS [Russian State News] - 4 hours 53 min ago
According to the US media, the vehicle weighs an estimated 6.8 tonnes to 9.1 tonnes, with armor-plated doors and 130 mm bulletproof glass windows

Key dates in Sri Lanka's contributions to UN peacekeeping

AP - 4 hours 55 min ago
Sri Lanka's participation in U.N. peacekeeping operations began while the country was embroiled in a brutal, generation-long civil war. Yet, even as Sri Lanka refused to investigate alleged war crimes by its troops during that conflict, the U.N. continued to deploy thousands of Sri Lankan peacekeepers to guard some of the world's most vulnerable populations. 2017-05-26T00:11:00-04:00 2017-05-26T04:11:04-04:00
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What happened to Gustavito, the beloved hippo at El Salvador’s National Zoo?

WASHINGTON POST - 4 hours 59 min ago
Authorities are investigating whether he was killed by intruders — or died of poor care.

Marawi fighting: Foreign fighters 'among militants' in Philippine city

BBC WORLD NEWS - 5 hours 33 sec ago
It is a rare admission by authorities that local jihadists are working with international groups.

UK parties not giving full picture on likely tax rises: IFS

REUTERS - 5 hours 3 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's two main political parties are not giving the public the full picture about how much taxes will need to rise in order to support public services after next month's election, a leading think tank said on Friday.

Turkey has removed more than 4,000 judges, prosecutors after coup, minister says

REUTERS - 5 hours 7 min ago
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey has removed more than 4,000 judges and prosecutors on suspicion of links to last year's failed coup, Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag said on Friday.

UK police arrest 9th man in concert bombing investigation

AP - 5 hours 7 min ago
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — British police investigating the Manchester Arena bombing have arrested a ninth man while continuing to search addresses associated with the bomber who killed 22 people. 2017-05-25T23:55:00-04:00 2017-05-26T03:55:55-04:00
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Modi, marking three years in power, opens India's longest bridge

REUTERS - 5 hours 10 min ago
GUWAHATI, India (Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, marking three years in power, on Friday inaugurated the country's longest bridge that spans the vast Brahmaputra River in the northeastern state of Assam.

South Africa's Zuma says not opposed to inquiry into corruption allegations

REUTERS - 5 hours 12 min ago
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's President Jacob Zuma said on Friday he was not opposed to setting up a commission of inquiry into corruption into his government after anti-graft report alleged he was influenced by the wealthy Gupta family in making government appointments.

Indonesia arrests 3 suspects in bombings that killed police

WASHINGTON POST - 5 hours 15 min ago
Police in Indonesia say three suspected Islamic militants have been arrested for their alleged involvement in the two suicide bombings that killed three police officers and injured 11 other people in the capital.

Pakistan police fire tear gas, swing batons at farmers rally

WASHINGTON POST - 5 hours 15 min ago
Pakistani police have fired tear gas, wielded batons and clashed with farmers rallying in Islamabad to pressure the government to allocate more funds to agriculture.

Turkey shuns US resolution on Turkish bodyguards violence

WASHINGTON POST - 5 hours 15 min ago
Turkey has rejected a resolution by the U.S. House of Representatives that condemned violence by Turkish bodyguards against protesters during President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s visit to Washington last week.

Indonesian police arrest 3 in West Java province on suspicion of involvement in suicide bombings that killed 3 officers

WASHINGTON POST - 5 hours 15 min ago
Indonesian police arrest 3 in West Java province on suspicion of involvement in suicide bombings that killed 3 officers.

Thousands of foreign students in limbo as Careers Australia collapses

REUTERS - 5 hours 20 min ago
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Careers Australia Group, a provider of vocational education and training, has gone into voluntary administration after losing government funding, putting 1,100 people out of work and 15,000 students in limbo, its administrators said on Friday.

UK security minister says no specific threat to public this weekend

REUTERS - 5 hours 24 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - British emergency services are prepared for possible attacks on public events over an upcoming holiday weekend but have no information on specific threats after Monday's bomb attack in Manchester which killed 22, a government minister said.

Australian indigenous leaders call for formal 'voice', path to treaty

BBC WORLD NEWS - 5 hours 25 min ago
A historic summit calls for a formal body to represent Australia's first inhabitants in parliament.

UK police arrest 9th man in concert bombing investigation

WASHINGTON POST - 5 hours 33 min ago
British police investigating the Manchester Arena bombing have arrested a ninth man while continuing to search addresses associated with the bomber who killed 22 concert-goers.

Philippines official: Terror suspect still in besieged city

AP - 5 hours 41 min ago
ILIGAN, Philippines (AP) — One of Asia's most-wanted militants is still hiding out in a city in the southern Philippines where government forces backed by armored vehicles and helicopters are battling gunmen linked to the Islamic State group, the country's military chief said Friday. 2017-05-25T23:19:00-04:00 2017-05-26T03:19:29-04:00
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UK police arrest 9th man in concert bombing investigation

AP - 5 hours 41 min ago
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — British police investigating the Manchester Arena bombing have arrested a ninth man while continuing to search addresses associated with the bomber who killed 22 concert-goers. 2017-05-25T23:12:00-04:00 2017-05-26T03:12:43-04:00
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Italian fashion designer Laura Biagiotti dies at 73

WASHINGTON POST - 5 hours 51 min ago
Laura Biagiotti’s daughter says the Italian fashion designer has died after suffering a heart attack. She was 73.

Russian ambassador says Paris remains important partner for Moscow

TASS [Russian State News] - 5 hours 51 min ago
The upcoming meeting between the Russian and French presidents, planned to be held in Versailles, will prove to be an important milestone in bilateral relations

Laura Biagiotti’s daughter says the Italian fashion designer has died at 73 after heart attack

WASHINGTON POST - 6 hours 3 min ago
Laura Biagiotti’s daughter says the Italian fashion designer has died at 73 after heart attack.

Asylum seekers at Australian-run detention center told to leave or miss U.S. resettlement

REUTERS - 6 hours 5 min ago
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asylum seekers at an Australian-run offshore detention center in Papua New Guinea must move to a community facility in order to be eligible for a refugee swap deal with the United States, a notice posted at the camp and seen by Reuters shows.

Philippines official: Terror suspect still in besieged city

AP - 6 hours 7 min ago
ILIGAN, Philippines (AP) — One of Asia's most-wanted militants is still hiding out in a city in the southern Philippines where government forces backed by armored vehicles and helicopters are battling gunmen linked to the Islamic State group, the country's military chief said Friday. 2017-05-25T22:50:00-04:00 2017-05-26T02:50:52-04:00
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Oil price falls despite deal to extend output cut

BBC WORLD NEWS - 6 hours 10 min ago
The deal to extend output cuts agreed by energy ministers in Vienna fails to impress financial markets.

Bangladesh removes Lady Justice statue from court complex

WASHINGTON POST - 6 hours 13 min ago
A Lady Justice statue was removed from Bangladesh’s Supreme Court premises under tight security overnight after Islamist hardliners pressed for its removal for months, the sculptor said Friday.

Forest fires in Siberia swell four times to cover 30,000 hectares

TASS [Russian State News] - 6 hours 26 min ago
Over the past 24 hours, 18 forest fires covering 542 hectares have been extinguished

Wison Engineering to Collaborate with Honeywell UOP

TASS [Russian State News] - 6 hours 31 min ago
Joint effort following China's Belt and Road initiative will help gas-rich countries produce ethylene and propylene at lower costs

Philippines says foreign fighters part of Islamic State 'invasion'

REUTERS - 6 hours 36 min ago
MARAWI CITY/DAVAO, Philippines (Reuters) - Indonesians and Malaysians were among foreign Jihadists battling the military after laying siege to a southern Philippine city, the government said on Friday, in a rare admission of what it said was an Islamic State "invasion".

Trump, G7 peers seek deals on terrorism, trade, climate

AP - 6 hours 37 min ago
TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) — The differences are well-known: climate change, trade and migration threaten to throw a summit of the Group of Seven wealthy democracies off its consensus game, with U.S. President Donald Trump cast as the spoiler-in-chief. But it may not play out exactly that way, according to long-time G7 observers. 2017-05-25T22:21:00-04:00 2017-05-26T02:21:10-04:00
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Philippines military chief says top terror suspect is still hiding in besieged city of Marawi

WASHINGTON POST - 6 hours 55 min ago
Philippines military chief says top terror suspect is still hiding in besieged city of Marawi.

Seoul pins hopes on Moscow in resolving tensions on Korean Peninsula

TASS [Russian State News] - 6 hours 57 min ago
Song Young-gil met with Putin on May 24 and delivered him a letter from South Korea’s new leader

Outspoken Chinese law professor, government critic, silenced

WASHINGTON POST - 7 hours 3 min ago
One of the Chinese government’s most vocal critics is finally falling silent after a yearslong online campaign against him.

Rain-triggered mudslides in Sri Lanka kill 10 people

WASHINGTON POST - 7 hours 3 min ago
Officials and media reports say at least 10 people have died in mudslides and floods triggered by heavy rains in Sri Lanka.

Philippines official: Terror suspect still in besieged city

AP - 7 hours 5 min ago
ILIGAN, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine military chief says top terror suspect Isnilon Hapilon is still hiding in the besieged city of Marawi in the country's south. 2017-05-25T22:01:00-04:00 2017-05-26T02:01:31-04:00
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Turkish security forces kill 29 Kurdish militants in clashes: governor's office

REUTERS - 7 hours 10 min ago
DIYARBAKIR, Turkey (Reuters) - Turkish security forces killed 29 Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants in an operation in a mountainous area of eastern Turkey's Agri and Van provinces, the Agri governor's office said on Friday.

Air strike in east Syria kills 35: Observatory

REUTERS - 7 hours 14 min ago
BEIRUT (Reuters) - An air strike on Thursday evening killed at least 35 civilians, including family members of Islamic State fighters, in al-Mayadin, a town held by the jihadists near Deir al-Zor in Syria, a war monitor reported.

Pivotal Vietnam balances U.S. and China amid Trump uncertainty

REUTERS - 7 hours 33 min ago
HANOI (Reuters) - Vietnam could hardly have asked for more: a U.S. warship challenging Chinese claims in the South China Sea, a meeting at the White House and six new coastal patrol boats.

Indonesia police arrest three suspected of links to Jakarta bombing

REUTERS - 7 hours 40 min ago
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian police on Friday arrested three people suspected of being connected to attacks that killed three police at a Jakarta bus station this week, a spokesman said.

Trump scolds fellow NATO leaders: Spend more for military

WASHINGTON POST - 7 hours 45 min ago
Surrounded by stone-faced allies, President Donald Trump rebuked fellow NATO members Thursday for failing to meet the military alliance’s financial benchmarks, asserting that leaves it weaker and shortchanges “the people and taxpayers of the United States.”

Philippine official says foreign fighters are among the militants who have laid siege to a southern city

WASHINGTON POST - 7 hours 55 min ago
Philippine official says foreign fighters are among the militants who have laid siege to a southern city.

What we've learned about Trump's agenda from his first foreign trip

WASHINGTON POST - 8 hours 3 min ago
Things went best in Saudi Arabia and less well in Europe.

Why Britain's government doesn't leak the way America's does

WASHINGTON POST - 8 hours 3 min ago
On issues of national security, there's a different history and different rules.

Space technologies offer glimpse at Tsar Ivan the Terrible’s rare portrait

TASS [Russian State News] - 8 hours 6 min ago
The portrait was engraved in copper and subsequently imprinted on the leather cover of Russia’s first exact-dated printed book, the "Apostle"

Sri Lankan sex ring in Haiti reveals cracks in UN system

WASHINGTON POST - 8 hours 7 min ago
When a Haitian teenager alleged that she had been raped and sodomized by a Sri Lankan peacekeeper, the government here dispatched a high-ranking general suspected of war crimes to lead the investigation.

Gianforte wins vote despite 'assault' row

BBC WORLD NEWS - 8 hours 15 min ago
US Republican Greg Gianforte, accused of 'body slamming' a reporter, wins special congressional election in Montana

US diplomat: China tightened border controls with N. Korea

AP - 8 hours 19 min ago
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese officials have told the U.S. that they've tightened inspections and policing along the border with North Korea as part of U.N. sanctions aimed at halting Pyongyang's nuclear and missile activities, the top U.S. diplomat for East Asia said Friday. 2017-05-25T20:46:00-04:00 2017-05-26T00:46:00-04:00
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Meteorologists name world’s deadliest cyclones, tornadoes, hailstorms

TASS [Russian State News] - 8 hours 20 min ago
The findings were published in the run-up to two major conferences on improving multi-hazard early warning systems

Filipino troops, gunships fight militants in southern city

AP - 8 hours 25 min ago
MARAWI, Philippines (AP) — Philippine troops backed by armored vehicles and rocket-firing helicopters fought to re-take control of a city that has been under attack by gunmen linked to the Islamic State group since a raid earlier this week failed to capture one of Asia's most-wanted militants. 2017-05-25T20:03:00-04:00 2017-05-26T00:03:10-04:00
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China executes former police official convicted of murder

WASHINGTON POST - 8 hours 27 min ago
China has executed a former top police official convicted of murder and other crimes in a case that drew accusations of torture and abuse of justice from his family.

AP Investigation: 5 things to know about UN sex abuse

AP - 8 hours 35 min ago
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The key findings on AP's investigation into the U.N.'s sexual abuse and exploitation controversy: 2017-05-25T20:18:00-04:00 2017-05-26T00:18:06-04:00
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Man stabbed to death in Vietnam karaoke row

BBC WORLD NEWS - 8 hours 36 min ago
A man fatally stabbed another guest at a wedding after being mocked for his singing performance.

Most Americans view Russia as unfriendly country — survey

TASS [Russian State News] - 8 hours 36 min ago
According to the research, North Korea (93%), Iran (80%) and Syria (76%) are viewed as America’s top three enemies

AP Investigation: 5 things to know about UN sex abuse

WASHINGTON POST - 8 hours 37 min ago
The key findings on AP’s investigation into the U.N.’s sexual abuse and exploitation controversy:

Sri Lankan sex ring in Haiti reveals cracks in UN system

WASHINGTON POST - 8 hours 37 min ago
An AP investigation has found that the U.N. deployed thousands of Sri Lankan peacekeepers despite concerns over the country’s human rights record.

NATO needs dialogue with Moscow — Italian premier

TASS [Russian State News] - 8 hours 38 min ago
"It is in NATO’s interests to continue the strategy of building long-term relations with Russia," the premier said

China executes former senior police officer for murder, bribery

REUTERS - 8 hours 41 min ago
BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese authorities on Friday executed the former police chief of the northern region of Inner Mongolia after convicting him of murder, bribery, and possession of fire arms and explosives, state media reported.

An AP investigation finds the U.N. deployed Sri Lankan peacekeepers despite unresolved war crimes and abuse allegations

WASHINGTON POST - 8 hours 45 min ago
An AP investigation finds the U.N. deployed Sri Lankan peacekeepers despite unresolved war crimes and abuse allegations.

Facing anxious European leaders, Trump goes on offensive

WASHINGTON POST - 8 hours 45 min ago
President Donald Trump has faced a much cooler reception in Europe than the welcome he received in the Middle East.

Filipino troops, gunships fight militants in southern city

WASHINGTON POST - 8 hours 45 min ago
Philippine troops backed by armored vehicles and rocket-firing helicopters fought to re-take control of a city that has been under attack by gunmen linked to the Islamic State group since a raid earlier this week failed to capture one of Asia’s most-wanted militants.

Mexico’s ruling party faces more hurdles to maintain power

WASHINGTON POST - 8 hours 45 min ago
At a recent political rally in this crime-ridden Mexico City suburb, next year’s presidential election was discussed as much as the upcoming June 4 vote for governor in the country’s most populous state.

Greek statue removed in Bangladesh after Islamist outcry

BBC WORLD NEWS - 8 hours 56 min ago
Bangladeshi Islamist groups said the statue of Themis - the goddess of justice - hurt religious sentiment.

Can fish skin help treat burns?

BBC WORLD NEWS - 9 hours 3 min ago
Doctors in Brazil are experimenting with a new treatment for burns by using fish skin.

Trump readies for 'robust' G7 summit in Sicily

BBC WORLD NEWS - 9 hours 30 min ago
Leaders of the world's major economies will discuss trade, security and climate change.

India to open longest bridge on China border

BBC WORLD NEWS - 9 hours 34 min ago
The 9.15km bridge connects the disputed state of Arunachal Pradesh with Assam in north-east India.

The Latest: Police chief is safe, says a former chief died

WASHINGTON POST - 9 hours 37 min ago
The Latest on the siege of a southern Philippine city by militants linked to the Islamic State group (all times local):

Trump yet undetermined on Russian sanctions — White House

TASS [Russian State News] - 9 hours 41 min ago
West's relations with Russia will be discussed at the upcoming G7 summit in Italy’s Taormina

South Korea favors resumption of six-party talks on Pyongyang nuclear issue - diplomat

TASS [Russian State News] - 9 hours 42 min ago
According to the special envoy, two conditions must be met for the talks to resume

Putin to meet South Korean leader on sidelines of G20 summit in Hamburg — diplomat

TASS [Russian State News] - 9 hours 44 min ago
In additions, parliamentarians from both states will exchange visits this year

China activists fear increased surveillance with new security law

REUTERS - 9 hours 46 min ago
BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese activists say they fear intensified state surveillance after a draft law seeking to legitimize monitoring of suspects and raid premises was announced last week, the latest step to strengthen Beijing's security apparatus.

UK bomber said to have pleaded 'Forgive me' before blast

AP - 9 hours 47 min ago
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The suspect in the deadly Manchester concert bombing was driven by what he saw as unjust treatment of Arabs in Britain, a relative said Thursday, confirming he made a final phone call in which he pleaded: "Forgive me." 2017-05-25T13:55:00-04:00 2017-05-25T17:55:48-04:00
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The Latest: Police chief is safe, says a former chief died

AP - 9 hours 53 min ago
MARAWI, Philippines (AP) — The Latest on the siege of a southern Philippine city by militants linked to the Islamic State group (all times local): 2017-05-25T19:10:00-04:00 2017-05-25T23:10:13-04:00
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US diplomat: China tightened border controls with N. Korea

WASHINGTON POST - 10 hours 7 min ago
The top U.S. diplomat for East Asia says Chinese officials have told Washington they have tightened border controls with North Korea as part of U.N. sanctions aimed at halting Pyongyang’s nuclear and missile activities.

SKorea OKs civilian contact with NKorea in goodwill gesture

WASHINGTON POST - 10 hours 37 min ago
South Korea has approved a civic group to contact North Korea over aid programs, the first such approval since North Korea’s nuclear test in January 2016.

Trump pushes aside Montenegro leader — who calls it natural

WASHINGTON POST - 11 hours 17 min ago
President Donald Trump’s push to get in front of the pack at a NATO summit generated indignation in the Balkans and garnered attention on social media — but the man he shoved aside took it in stride.

Trump pushes aside Montenegro leader _ who calls it natural

AP - 11 hours 31 min ago
BRUSSELS (AP) — President Donald Trump's push to get in front of the pack at a NATO summit generated indignation in the Balkans and garnered attention on social media — but the man he shoved aside took it in stride. 2017-05-25T17:31:00-04:00 2017-05-25T21:31:04-04:00
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SOS mystery in remote Western Australia stumps police

BBC WORLD NEWS - 11 hours 41 min ago
A distress signal spotted in a remote region prompts fears that someone could be missing.

Pentagon confirms airstrike killed more than 100 civilians in Mosul, blames ISIS explosives

WASHINGTON POST - 11 hours 47 min ago
The strike is probably the single deadliest civilian casualty incident in the campaign against ISIS.

Shifting tongues

BBC WORLD NEWS - 11 hours 52 min ago
John Kerry joked about Americans learning Russian, but global politics do influence languages studied.

China police arrest 44 in $140 million online scam

REUTERS - 11 hours 57 min ago
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's police have arrested 44 people over a scam which saw many as 93,000 people contribute start-up capital to "unfreeze" assets smuggled overseas when the Nationalist government was overthrown in 1949, police authorities said late on Thursday.

Pyongyang gas price surge: Bad news for Kim Jong Un?

WASHINGTON POST - 12 hours 7 min ago
While world attention has focused on Kim Jong Un’s recent missile tests, a monthlong surge in gasoline prices in Pyongyang is showing no signs of letting up — a puzzling problem that if allowed to drag on could be very bad news for the North Korean economy.

'Magic air'

BBC WORLD NEWS - 12 hours 47 min ago
Foreign climbers and Sherpas on Mount Everest are concerned about the increasing theft of oxygen bottles from high camps.

'Saint of soccer'

BBC WORLD NEWS - 12 hours 58 min ago
How English footballer Stanley Matthews conquered Ghana

Russia’s new high-speed military helicopter to make maiden flight by 2025

TASS [Russian State News] - 13 hours 2 min ago
Technical specifications for the advanced helicopter have already been determined are being studied in detail by Russian Helicopters

Russia ensuring rights of workers at FIFA World Cup construction sites — official

TASS [Russian State News] - 13 hours 3 min ago
Sweden, Denmark, Norway, and Iceland filed an appeal with FIFA over alleged violations of the rights of guest workers from the DPRK working at the World Cup construction sites.

Schapelle saga

BBC WORLD NEWS - 13 hours 9 min ago
Australians have been transfixed by Schapelle Corby's case for years - now she is heading home.

Argentina mulls purchasing Russian-made helicopters — manufacturer

TASS [Russian State News] - 13 hours 9 min ago
Defense and security structures of Ecuador, Bolivia and Paraguay are also studying the possibility of buying Russian-made choppers

Russian emergencies minister arrives in flood-hit southern Russia

TASS [Russian State News] - 13 hours 14 min ago
As of 22:00 Thursday, more than 1,000 homes have been inundated in the Stavropol Territory, over 3,600 people evacuated

Mrs. Trump visits Brussels children’s hospital, art museum

WASHINGTON POST - 13 hours 17 min ago
Melania Trump joined the spouses of other NATO leaders visiting a children’s hospital and touring a Brussels museum on Thursday.

Losing power: Ecuador’s Correa hospitalized after retiring

WASHINGTON POST - 13 hours 17 min ago
Walking away from the spotlight can be tough on any retiring head of state, but former Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa’s party indicates his intense schedule during the final days in office may have made him ill.

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