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Mystery surrounds former Marine's imprisonment in Venezuela

The family of a Tennessee man held in a Venezuelan prison on charges of terrorism is speaking out for the first time

BBC says Scottish actor Sean Connery, who played James Bond in seven movies, has died at the age of 90

BBC says Scottish actor Sean Connery, who played James Bond in seven movies, has died at the age of 90

Youths kick furniture at Austrian church, no one hurt

Authorities say a group of 30 to 50 youths gathered in a Vienna church earlier this week, kicking furniture but then dispersing after police were called

Indonesian leader condemns France attacks, Macron's comments

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has strongly condemned terrorist attacks in Paris and Nice and comments by French President Emmanuel Macron that were deemed offensive toward Islam and the global Muslim community

UK could see new lockdown in days as virus cases surge

The British government is considering imposing a new national lockdown for England, after its scientific advisers warned that hospitalizations and deaths from the coronavirus could soon surpass the levels seen at the outbreak’s spring peak

Armenia asks Moscow for help amid Nagorno-Karabakh fighting

Armenia’s leader has urged Russia to consider providing security assistance to end the fighting over Nagorno-Karabakh, the biggest escalation in the decades-long conflict between his country and Azerbaijan

Sudan deal plunges migrants in Israel into new uncertainty

After Israel and Sudan agreed this month to normalize ties, some 6,000 Sudanese migrants in Israel are again fearing for their fate

Tanzania's opposition seeks new election, 'endless' protests

Tanzania’s two main opposition parties are calling for a re-run of Wednesday’s election after alleging widespread fraud, and they are urging people into the streets for peaceful protests on Monday

New Berlin airport opening 9 years late with little ceremony

Nine years late and far above its original budget, Berlin’s new airport is finally opening Saturday with little ceremony and, thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, few passengers

Ivory Coast votes for president amid opposition boycott

Tens of thousands of security forces are deployed across Ivory Coast as the leading opposition parties boycott the election, calling President Alassane Ouattara’s bid for a third term illegal

Shutdown in Kashmir protests India's new land laws

Shops and businesses have shut in several parts of Kashmir to denounce new laws by India that allow its nationals to buy land in the disputed region

Tanzania, once envy of the region, watches democracy slide

That Tanzania's populist President John Magufuli has been declared the overwhelming winner of Wednesday’s election was no surprise
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