(TEHRAN, Iran) -- Ghader Daemi Aghdam, an Iranian doctor and head of a pharmacy in the capital, Tehran, sat in his office, avoiding the chaos at the reception desk where patients were complaining that their prescriptions for medicine were not being f...

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(WASHINGTON) -- A U.S.-backed Palestinian economic workshop began in Bahrain Tuesday evening with no Palestinian or Israeli participation, facing rejection or indifference across much of the Middle East.Palestinian leadership had decided agai...

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(NEW YORK) -- An American doctor was murdered in Belize in what local authorities are saying was a shooting involving a member of a gang.Dr. Gary Swank was found dead Sunday alongside a local tour guide, identified by local authorities as Mar...

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(NEW YORK) -- The European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, France, announced Tuesday that a closed court hearing reaffirmed the court's January decision that Amanda Knox's defense rights had been violated in 2007 during police questioning about...

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(KABUL, Afghanistan) -- Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a surprise visit to Afghanistan on Tuesday, just days before the latest round of U.S. talks with the Taliban are set to begin.Pompeo said "real progress" has already been made, and h...

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(LONDON) -- Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, has picked up a new patronage that focuses on one of her favorite hobbies: photography.On Tuesday, the Royal Photographic Society announced that Kate, 37, was a patron. Queen Elizabeth II had previo...

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(BERLIN) — An alcohol ban in the East German village of Ostritz ensured that Neo-Nazis attending the Schild und Schwert (Sword and Shield) festival would be starved of a favorite German concert-going beverage.A court near Dresden called...

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(LONDON) -- The renovations undertaken by Prince Harry and Meghan to turn Frogmore Cottage into their family home came at a price of 2.4 million pounds, or about $3 million, for British taxpayers, according to new figures released by the Royal Househ...

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(BEIRUT) -- In June 2018, the future seemed a little brighter for Saudi Arabian women. Home to one of the most repressive societies on earth, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia was finally taking steps to lift the ban that had prevented women from driving....

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(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump on Monday announced new "hard-hitting" sanctions on Iran, including on the country's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.Trump signed an executive order imposing additional sanctions on Iran late Mond...

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(WASHINGTON) -- The murder of Washington Post Jamal Khashoggi did not come up in Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's meeting with the Saudi king on Monday, according to a senior State Department official.It's the latest sign that the Trump admin...

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(TORONTO) -- A sleeping passenger was left on board an Air Canada flight earlier this month hours after the plane had landed and the crew disembarked.Tiffani O'Brien, of Ontario, Canada, said she fell asleep in an empty row of seats on her sh...

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(NEW DELHI) — The bodies of seven climbers who went missing in the Himalayas within India last month have been recovered, officials said.A search team from the Indo-Tibetan Border Police retrieved the bodies on Sunday at an altitude of...

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(LONDON) -- There is a peculiarly British phrase for all those things that split opinions to the extent that no one, no matter how indifferent, has to pick a side. Named after a particularly divisive condiment to spread on your breakfast toast...

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