A line of people sit on a panel in front of a large crowd. Behind them, the backdrop says "Russia calling!"
New documents show gala invites, a charismatic CEO and high-powered lobbyists burnished the image of VTB, a state-owned Russian bank.
The keyboard of a computer is pictured at a computer shop, Oct. 19, 2017.
British intelligence officials have asked a Washington, DC-based researcher to shut down his site, an archive of extremist material, yet it's still operational. The news has, once again, brought up the debate about online regulation versus freedom of access to information.
The white gated entrance to the Am'ari camp.
“The abolition [of UNRWA] means erasing the existence of the refugee issue. We say to them that we insist on the existence of the agency as long as the issue of refugees is not resolved," says Taha al-Biss, leader of the al-Amari refugee camp in the West Bank.
President Donald Trump answers questions during an exclusive interview with Reuters journalists in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington,  DC on December 11, 2018. Asked about his past business connections with Russia, Trump said, "The stuff yo
President Donald Trump says "No collusion!" about the Russia investigation. But special counsel Robert Mueller wants to know about Trump's past business connections with Russia. The question is, does that history help explain Trump's relationship with Russian autocrat Vladimir Putin?
delegates sit across each other in a large room with a wood floor
A prisoner swap, agreed to by opposing sides in the Yemen war, may be just a confidence-building measure. But for one former detainee, the UN-brokered measure is a significant step toward eventual peace in Yemen.
Rohingya refugees crew on a fishing boat
The Rohingya may be pushed even farther from home: banished to a remote island off the coast of Bangladesh. There are nearly 1 million Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh. Officials there are planning to relocate many of them to this tiny island as soon as next year.
An explosion at a military arms depot is seen after it was hit by a Saudi-led air strike on the Nuqom Mountain overlooking Yemen's capital Sanaa, October 14, 2016.
The Senate voted to consider a halt to military support for Saudi Arabia. Here in the US, peace activists are celebrating. But in Yemen, folks are more circumspect.
A person holds tear gas canisters and shot guns shells all tied on to a string
Use of tear gas has steadily risen around the world. But odds are, a lot of those silver canisters come from a factory in Jamestown, Pennsylvania, home to just over 600 people, and the uptick in sales has helped the community.
A poppy farmer stands in front of a poppy plant and talks with a mic in his hand.
Decriminalization of the poppy trade in Mexico's Guerrero state may alleviate the catastrophic violence related to drug cartels vying for territory. But some say the plan does not have the best interests of poppy growers at heart.
workers in kiev
Millions of Ukrainians have left their homeland in search of greater opportunities. But Ukraine wants them to come home, and they're developing programs to ease the transition.

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