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  • Vladimir Putin's shopping list: Which country could be next?

     Vladimir Putin's shopping list: Which country could be next?
    After Russia's recent actions in Ukraine, it's no surprise that other countries bordering Russia are wondering where they stand on Vladimir Putin's shopping list. That they are on the list is a given.
  • Iran prison chief replaced following turmoil

    Iran prison chief replaced following turmoil
    TEHRAN — Iran replaced its top prison administrator Wednesday after public protests alleging excessive violence against inmates at a prison that holds inmates detained for political crimes. The semiofficial Fars News Agency reported that Gholam...

    Turkish leader offers condolences to Armenians over massacre

    Turkish leader offers condolences to Armenians over massacre
    Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan offered condolences to Armenian descendants of massacre victims in a message ahead of the 99th anniversary of the atrocity that Turkey still refuses to describe as a genocide. The statement issued in seven...

    Dancer's death in Rio triggers clashes between police, residents

    Dancer's death in Rio triggers clashes between police, residents
    SAO PAULO, Brazil -- The mysterious death of a young dancer during a police operation led to violent clashes between slum residents and police in Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday night that left one man dead. Residents set fires and put up barricades, shutting...

    High-ranking Egyptian police official killed by car bomb

    High-ranking Egyptian police official killed by car bomb
    CAIRO -- In the latest strike by suspected militants against a senior Egyptian security official, a police brigadier general was killed Wednesday by a bomb planted under his car, state media reported. The attack in a western suburb of Cairo again...