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How does the rest of the world view the U.S. election?

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As Election Day draws near, the eyes of much of the world are on the United States and the contentious race between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Continue reading

World’s worst nuclear disaster 30 years later

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Thirty years ago, the world experienced its worst nuclear disaster at the Chernobyl power plant located in the former Soviet Union, now modern day Ukraine. Continue reading

Two-week Syrian ceasefire begins Friday

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A two-week ceasefire has been accepted by fighting parties in Syria and will take effect Friday night in the nation where a four-and-a-half-year civil war has cost more than 250,000 lives and displaced millions. Continue reading

Russians rally to protest killing of Putin critic

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Boris Nemtsov, who was an influential Russian political figure and outspoken critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, was assassinated on Friday, raising deep concerns about Russia’s future. Continue reading

Ukraine and Russia announce cease-fire

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Ukraine and Russia announced that they had reached a cease-fire after weeks of clashes between Ukrainian and pro-Russian rebel forces. Continue reading

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