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Prisoner swap for American soldier sparks controversy


DOWNLOAD VIDEO The U.S. government recently made a deal with the Taliban to exchange the last remaining American soldier in Taliban custody for five Taliban…read more

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India and Pakistan attempt to mend relationships, address issue of terrorism


DOWNLOAD VIDEO In a surprise move, India’s newly-elected prime minister Narendra Modi invited his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif to his inaugural address, signaling an effort…read more


Anti-establishment parties shake up European elections


Anti-establishment political parties won historic victories in recent European parliamentary elections, shocking the European Union’s (E.U.) traditional political establishment. Continue reading

A woman stands in a cafe burnt during a night combat between Ukrainian troops and armed pro-Russian militants in the village of Semenovka, near the eastern Ukrainian city of Slavyansk, on May 22, 2014. (Photo credit: VIKTOR DRACHEV/AFP/Getty Images)

Ukraine’s elections marred by pro-Russian separatists


DOWNLOAD VIDEO The conflict between the Ukrainian government and the country’s ethnic Russian population is threatening Ukraine’s presidential vote this weekend. Pro-Russian separatists in the…read more


U.S. charges Chinese government with cyber-spying on American businesses


DOWNLOAD VIDEO The U.S. has charged five Chinese military officials of hacking American businesses to steal trade secrets for the Chinese government. The new indictments…read more


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