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Swedes Vote as Establishment Faces Down Far-Right Challenge

Swedes Vote as Establishment Faces Down Far-Right Challenge

Swedes are heading to the polls Sunday in an election in which an anti-immigration party rooted in neo-Nazism is threatening to upend the political order in one of Europe’s most traditionally liberal nations. Following a polarizing campaign dominated by the issues of immigration and crime, the nationalist Sweden Democrats are poised to win between 17% […]

Brazil Assassination Attempt Changes Outlook for Markets

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Will avenge border deaths, Pakistan warns India after US snub

Will avenge border deaths, Pakistan warns India after US snub

Pakistan Army chief Gen Qamar Bajwa has pledged to “avenge” the deaths of troops on the frontier, an apparent reference to clashes with Indian forces on the Line of Control (LoC), even as Prime Minister Imran Khan said the country “won’t fight the wars of others” in what appeared to be a reference to a […]

US Accuses North Korea of Plot to Hurt Economy as Spy Is Charged in Sony Hack

US Accuses North Korea of Plot to Hurt Economy as Spy Is Charged in Sony Hack

Vast amounts of stolen Sony files were publicly revealed — emails, contracts, salary lists, film budgets, medical records, digital copies of five movies. Amy Pascal, then the studio’s top film executive, lost her job. A month later, the F.B.I. pinned the crime on North Korea and the White House soon imposed sanctions on the country. […]

Powerful 6.6 magnitude earthquake rocks northern Japan

Powerful 6.6 magnitude earthquake rocks northern Japan

A powerful earthquake has rocked Japan killing eight people and triggering landslides that have buried at least eight people – days after a killer typhoon smashed the country. The 6.6 magnitude quake rocked the city of Sapporo on the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido early this morning. Multiple, large-scale landslides struck the sparsely populated countryside, […]

UK Charges 2 Russians in Novichok Attack on Skripals

UK Charges 2 Russians in Novichok Attack on Skripals

LONDON — The British authorities on Wednesday charged two men — identified by Prime Minister Theresa May as officers of Russian military intelligence — with carrying out a nerve agent attack in March against a former Russian spy in Salisbury, England, the first charges brought in a case that has caused an international uproar. The […]

UN says has reached ceasefire for Libyan capital

UN says has reached ceasefire for Libyan capital

TRIPOLI (Reuters) – A ceasefire has been reached between armed factions fighting over the Libyan capital for more than a week, the United Nations said on Tuesday, but it was unclear how it would be implemented. Dozens of people have been killed in fighting engulfing Tripoli as rival armed groups vie for power and money […]

Brazil Museum Fire Leaves Ashes, Recrimination and Little Else

Brazil Museum Fire Leaves Ashes, Recrimination and Little Else

RIO DE JANEIRO — The stately national museum, once home to Brazil’s royal family, was still smoldering at sunrise on Monday when scores of researchers, museum workers and anthropologists began gathering outside, dressed in black. Some sobbed as they began taking stock of the irreplaceable losses: Thousands, perhaps millions, of significant artifacts had been reduced […]

Boris Johnson: UK gets 'diddly squat' from May's Brexit plans

Boris Johnson: UK gets 'diddly squat' from May's Brexit plans

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Boris Johnson has spoken out against Theresa May’s plans for Brexit in a newspaper column Boris Johnson has savaged Theresa May’s Brexit plans, saying they would leave the UK with “diddly squat” after the negotiations and hand the EU “victory”. The former foreign secretary used his Daily Telegraph column […]

'Ghost ship' found drifting off coast of Burma, Navy solves mystery

'Ghost ship' found drifting off coast of Burma, Navy solves mystery

The ship was discovered floating about 7 miles off the coast of Burma this week, after the crew abandoned it during bad weather.  (Yangon Police/Facebook) Officials investigating a “ghost ship” found mysteriously drifting off the coast of Burma this week solved the mystery of where the vessel came from on Friday. The rusty Sam Rataulangi […]