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On the 400th anniversary, of the Mayflower voyage, commemorations are focusing on both the Pilgrim settlers and the Native people whose lives were transformed by their ar...
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Belarusian authorities have released hundreds of people detained during massive demonstrations contesting the results of a vote that extended the rule of the nation’s aut...
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Like many countries, Rwanda is finding it impossible to test each of its citizens for the coronavirus amid shortages of supplies.
The COVID-19 crisis has laid bare deep disparities across economic and racial lines in France's health care system.
The Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan has imposed its first nationwide lockdown due to a virus infection in a traveler who had been released from quarantine.
A puzzling new outbreak of the coronavirus in New Zealand’s largest city has grown to 17 cases, with officials saying the number will likely increase further.
Young Fumie Sato swayed between life and death on the day Japan's surrender ended World War II.
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Hong Kong's new national security law has many in the former British colony worried that Beijing is stripping their city of its freedoms.
Health authorities in New Zealand are scrambling to trace the source of a new outbreak of the coronavirus as the nation’s largest city goes back into lockdown.
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When Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his rival, Benny Gantz, agreed to form an “emergency” government in May after three bitter, and ultimately deadlocked, election...
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in the Czech Republic at the start of a four-nation tour of central and eastern Europe expected to focus on threats to the region p...
The world is rebounding from the coronavirus shutdowns.
Tension over energy rights remains high between Greece and Turkey.
The Lithuanian foreign minister says that the leading opposition candidate in Belarus’ presidential election has fled her country and is now “safe” in Lithuania.
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Taiwan's foreign minister says his government sent protective gear and other COVID-19 assistance to foreign countries surreptitiously so the recipients wouldn't face Chin...