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.
A tattered boat on the sea under stormy skies.
Nearly 1 million refugees and migrants have passed through Greece since the Syrian war began, leaving its environment and economy under duress — particularly during summers when tourism is in full swing.
Demonstrators from the Stop The War Coalition stage a protest, holding signs.
Senators are poised to vote on a resolution that would cause President Donald Trump to seek Congressional approval before continuing US involvement in the Yemen civil war.
the  sign of the Radio Fresh station
Raed Fares, a Syrian activist and journalist, was killed along with a colleague late last week. Fares was the founder of Radio Fresh, a news source for Syrians as well as a critic of the Assad government, as well as of the militants in the opposition. Friends and colleagues fear that that is what led to his shooting.

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