Full story - March 01, 2018
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Chinese authorities in the far western region of Xinjiang are detaining suspects flagged by predictive software that combines data on everything from security camera footage to health and banking records, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Tuesday.
Full story - March 01, 2018
Russian President Vladimir Putin addresses the Federal Assembly in Moscow, standing at a podium in front of a large blue map of Russia.
President Vladimir Putin unveiled an array of new nuclear weapons on Thursday, in one of his most bellicose speeches in years, saying they could hit almost any point in the world and not be intercepted.
Full story - February 28, 2018
Finished mounted Oscar Statuettes are seen at the Polich Tallix foundry in Walden, New York.
The job of policing accusations against filmmakers, agents and actors among the academy's members has proved slow and difficult.
Full story - February 28, 2018
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"I am old. I have no more ambition. I really would like to rest."
Full story - February 28, 2018
President Donald Trump passes his adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner at the White House.
President Donald Trump's son-in-law and close adviser, Jared Kushner, has lost access to the most valued US intelligence report, the President's Daily Brief, as the White House imposes greater discipline on access to secrets, two US officials familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.
Full story - February 27, 2018
Seyyed Alireza Avaei, Iran's minister of justice
Iran executes more people than any other country except China, usually for drug-related crimes. Now, Iranian officials say that will change.
Full story - February 27, 2018
A scan obtained by Reuters shows authentic Brazilian passports issued to North Korea's current leader Kim Jong-un and late leader Kim Jong-il.
While North Korea's ruling family is known to have used travel documents obtained under false pretenses, there are few specific examples. These photocopies of the Brazilian passports have not been published before.
Full story - February 27, 2018
A man, center, stands in a back-light doorway looking into a room in rubble.
Fighting and shelling continued in eastern Ghouta on Tuesday, preventing any aid from reaching the besieged Syrian enclave during a five-hour pause "unilaterally" declared by Russia, the United Nations said.
Full story - February 26, 2018
Venezuelans line up to cross into Colombia at the border in Paraguachón, Colombia, Feb. 16, 2018.
They are among more than half a million Venezuelans who have fled to Colombia, many illegally, hoping to escape grinding poverty, rising violence and shortages of food and medicine in their once-prosperous, oil-exporting nation.
Full story - February 26, 2018
A man poses for pictures in front of souvenir plates featuring portraits of former and current Chinese leaders including President Xi Jinping and the late Chairman Mao Zedong in Tiananmen Square in Beijing, Feb. 26, 2018.
China's ruling Communist Party on Sunday set the stage for President Xi Jinping to stay in office indefinitely, with a proposal to remove a constitutional clause limiting presidential service to just two terms in office.

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