Beirut — Syrian regime forces backed by Russia made sweeping advances on Monday against rebels holding out in the country's vital southern z ...

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BEIRUT- Heavy bombardment killed at least six people in a village in southwestern Syria on Tuesday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights ...

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JAKARTA  - Indonesian police have shot and killed 11 suspected small-time criminals and wounded dozens more in a crackdown before it hosts t ...

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BEIJING — China could open its economy if it wished, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Monday, with the European Uni ...

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Heatwaves can sap productivity by slowing down thinking, even in the young and healthy, a small study suggests.  Harvard researchers found t ...

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MOSCOW — A thrilling World Cup came to its conclusion as France beat Croatia in last night’s final in Moscow, but there have been plenty of ...


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