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The US called for restraint after long-standing rivals India and Pakistan launched airstrikes against each other for the first time since 1971, raising fears of an escalating conflict between the two nuclear powers.
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February 27, 2019 - 10:06 pm
By Nicole Gaouette, CNN (CNN) -- The US called for restraint after long-standing rivals India and Pakistan launched airstrikes against each other for the first time since 1971, raising fears of an escalating conflict between the two nuclear powers. Both countries declared Wednesday that they don't...
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President Donald Trump meets North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019, in Hanoi.
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February 27, 2019 - 9:20 pm
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un dove into the details of nuclear negotiations Thursday against a backdrop of swirling questions about what Kim was willing to give up and what Trump may demand in the face of rising domestic turmoil. Tempering...
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Indian army soldiers arrive at the wreckage of an an Indian helicopter after it crashed in Budgam area, outskirts of Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Wednesday, Feb.27, 2019.
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February 27, 2019 - 11:11 am
MUZAFARABAD, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan's military said Wednesday it shot down two Indian warplanes in the disputed region of Kashmir and captured a pilot, answering an airstrike a day earlier by Indian fighter jets inside Pakistan and raising tensions between the nuclear-armed rivals to a level...
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Kashmiri villagers gather near the wreckage of an Indian aircraft after it crashed in Budgam area, outskirts of Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Wednesday, Feb.27, 2019.
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February 27, 2019 - 8:14 am
UPDATED: 8:57 a.m. By ROSHAN MUGHAL and AIJAZ HUSSAIN, Associated Press MUZAFARABAD, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan's military said Wednesday it shot down two Indian warplanes in the disputed region of Kashmir and captured a pilot, raising tensions between the nuclear-armed rivals to a level unseen in...
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The former chief of the cybercrime department at Russia's main domestic security agency Sergei Mikhailov, left, and the former employee of Kaspersky Lab cybersecurity firm Ruslan Stoyanov attend a hearing in a court in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 20
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February 26, 2019 - 8:28 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian military court convicted a former senior counterintelligence officer and a cybersecurity firm executive of treason Tuesday, concluding a case that initially aroused speculation of a manufactured effort to punish the source of leaks about Russian campaign hacking. Moscow's...
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U.S President Donald Trump arrives at Noi Bai Airport before a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019, in Hanoi.
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February 26, 2019 - 2:00 pm
By Deb Riechmann, Associated Press HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Before he was elected president, Donald Trump said he could see himself having burgers and chatting with North Korea's Kim Jong Un. About a year later, after Kim tested a long-range missile that could possibly hit U.S. cities, Trump warned...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street to make a statement to the Houses of Parliament in London, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019.
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February 26, 2019 - 12:00 pm
By Jill Lawless, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May bowed to intense political pressure Tuesday and handed control of Brexit to Parliament, telling lawmakers they will get to choose between leaving the European Union on schedule — with or without a divorce deal — and...
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St Michan's Church in central Dublin. The building -- some of which dates back to the 11th century -- has a series of crypts housing 'naturally mummified' corpses.
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February 26, 2019 - 10:53 am
By Rob Picheta, CNN (CNN) -- An 800-year-old mummy, believed to be the remains of a Crusader, has been decapitated by vandals at a church in Ireland. Thieves broke into the crypt at St. Michan's Church in Dublin and vandalized the burial site before making off with the head, the Church of Ireland...
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, waves from a car in Dong Dang, Vietnam, and U.S. President Donald Trump waves from his car in Hanoi, Vietnam, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019.
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February 26, 2019 - 8:07 am
UPDATED: 12:19 p.m. By Foster Klug and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — After long journeys to Vietnam, U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are in place for their second summit to address perhaps the world's biggest security challenge: Kim's...
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Venezuela's self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido, Colombia's President Ivan Duque and Vice President Mike Pence, pose for a photo after a meeting of the Lima Group concerning Venezuela at the Foreign Ministry in Bogota, Colombia, Monday, Feb. 25,
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February 25, 2019 - 10:07 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The Trump administration announced new sanctions Monday on allies of Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro as it struggles to find new ways to boost his opponent after an effort to deliver humanitarian aid to the economically devastated nation faltered amid strong resistance from...
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