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Russian President Vladimir Putin, second left, Kremlin foreign affairs adviser Yuri Ushakov, center, and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, second right, talk to each other as they descend an escalator during the 33rd ASEAN Summit and Related Summits Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018 in Singapore. (Alexei Druzhinin, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
Putin: Arms control to top agenda for his meeting with TrumpRussian President Vladimir Putin has briefly talked with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence about issues that will likely top the agenda of his planned meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Japan's Cybersecurity Chief Doesn't Know What USB Drives Are"Fake it until you make it" has apparently been the secret M.O. of Japan's cybersecurity chief, though it's not so secret anymore. The New York Times reports lawmakers there were "aghast" Wednesday when, during a parliamentary questioning session, 68-year-old Yoshitaka Sakurada admitted he doesn't do any work on a...
Newser12 hours ago
Lawyer Refers to Teen's Lacy Thong in Her Rape TrialA female lawmaker stood in Irish parliament Tuesday and pulled a pair of lacy thong underwear from her sleeve . This "might seem embarrassing," MP Ruth Coppinger began. But "how do you think a rape victim or a woman feels at … her underwear being shown in a court?" It was...
Newser13 hours ago
Monkey Snatches Infant From Breastfeeding Mom, Kills HimLocals say Agra, home to the Taj Mahal, has seen an uptick in monkey attacks, and a recent mauling is a most tragic one. The BBC reports a 12-day-old infant has died after a monkey yanked him from his mother's arms while she was breastfeeding him in her home on...
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FILE - In this Oct. 9, 2016 file photo, Yemeni men walk past damaged houses by Saudi-led airstrikes, in the Old City of Saada, Yemen.  A prominent Yemeni rights group has documented heavy damage to at least 34 archaeological sites from the fighting and airstrikes over the past four years. In a report released Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, the Mawatana Organization for Human Rights said that it collected testimonies from over 75 people working at the archaeological sites and monuments that came under attack since mid-2014. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)
Report details damage to ancient Yemeni archaeological sitesA prominent Yemeni rights group has documented heavy damage to at least 34 archaeological sites from the fighting and airstrikes over the past four years
The Associated Press14 hours ago
FILE - In this Dec. 4, 2008, file photo, Khieu Samphan, right, former Khmer Rouge head of state, sits in the court hall at the U.N.-backed war crimes tribunal in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The U.N.-assisted international tribunal in Cambodia judging former leaders of the Khmer Rouge for their roles in abuses that led to the deaths of an estimated 1.7 million of their countrymen will issue verdicts Friday in the latest - and perhaps last - of such trials. Nuon Chea, 92, and Khieu Samphan, 87, are the last two surviving senior leaders of the radical communist group that brutally ruled Cambodia in the late 1970s. (AP Photo/Heng Sinith, File)
Verdicts on Khmer Rouge leaders may be tribunal's last gaspThe U.N.-backed tribunal judging the criminal responsibility of former Khmer Rouge leaders for the deaths of an estimated 1.7 million Cambodians will issue verdicts Friday in perhaps the last such trial
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny leaves the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, eastern France, Thursday, Nov.15, 2018. The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that Russian authorities' repeated arrests of opposition leader Alexei Navalny were politically driven. (AP Photo/Jean-Francois Badias)
European court: Russia's arrests of Navalny were politicalThe European Court of Human Rights ruled Thursday that Russian authorities' arrests of opposition leader Alexei Navalny were politically motivated
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Nangarhar officials hand over the body of Tahir Khan Dawar, a Pakistani police officer, to Pakistani tribal elders in the city of Jalalabad, east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. Pakistan's foreign ministry and the Afghan ambassador have confirmed that the body of a Pakistani police officer who went missing in Islamabad last month has been found in neighboring Afghanistan. Dawar disappeared on Oct. 27 and was presumed abducted by militants. (AP Photo/Mohammad Anwar Danishyar)
Missing Pakistani police officer's body found in AfghanistanPakistan's Foreign Ministry and the Afghan ambassador have confirmed that the body of a Pakistani police officer who went missing in Islamabad last month has been found in neighboring Afghanistan
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Khashoggi Case: Saudi Arabia Wants to Put 5 to DeathSaudi Arabia's top prosecutor on Thursday said the country will seek the death penalty for five suspects accused of masterminding and facilitating journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder. In what Reuters describes as a "rare press conference," Saudi Al-Mojeb said the murder plot, which involved killing Khashoggi via a lethal injection, was...
Newser16 hours ago
Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong speaks during a press conference following the 33rd ASEAN summit in Singapore, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Yong Teck Lim)
US, China rivalry challenging entwined Asia-Pacific regionSingaporean prime minister says US, China rivalry proving awkward for Asia-Pacific region
The Associated Press16 hours ago
South Sudan plans to build new capital in former game parkSouth Sudan is planning to construct a new state capital in a central location in what was a wildlife park, a move that officials say will make the seat of government more accessible to the people, the government said on Wednesday
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe talk to each other during the ASEAN-Russia Summit in the ongoing 33rd ASEAN Summit and Related Summits Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018 in Singapore. (Alexei Druzhinin, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
Putin: Japan may review Soviet proposal on disputed islandsRussian President Vladimir Putin says Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has signaled readiness to discuss a Soviet-era proposal on settling a decades-old territorial dispute
The Associated Press16 hours ago
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