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SEOUL, South Korea. -- South Korean fighter jets fired more than 300 warning shots at a Russian military aircraft that had violated the country's airspace Tuesday, defense officials said, in an account furiously disputed by Moscow. South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff accused a...
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TEHRAN, Iran. -- Iran has detained 17 Iranian citizens accused of acting as spies for the United States Central Intelligence Agency, according to the country's Ministry of Intelligence. An Intelligence Ministry document sent to CNN claims Iran had broken up a CIA spying ring and...
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TEHRAN -- Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) says its navy has captured the British-flagged oil tanker, Stena Impero, in the Strait of Hormuz, according to Iran's state-run Press TV. The IRGC accused the British tanker of "violating international regulations," to...
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PHNOM PENH, Cambodia. -- Cambodia has become the latest Asian country to reject shipments of waste sent to its shores by Western companies for processing. Cambodian officials announced Wednesday that they were sending 1,600 tons of trash back to their source -- the United States...
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NEW YORK -- Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison plus 30 years and was ordered to pay $12.6 billion in forfeiture. Guzman spoke for about 10 minutes in court before the sentence was handed down and called out issues with the jury...
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KATHMANDU, Nepal. -- More than 100 people have died and tens of thousands have been displaced after torrential monsoon rains triggered floods and landslides across Nepal and parts of South Asia. At least 69 people have died in Nepal, with a further 31 people identified as...
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JIANGSU, China. -- Four British citizens have been arrested by Chinese authorities in eastern Jiangsu province, the UK Foreign Office said Friday, two days Chinese police announced a drug raid there involving 16 foreigners. In a statement Wednesday, Chinese police said they had...
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PERSIAN GULF -- Armed Iranian boats unsuccessfully tried to seize a British oil tanker in the Persian Gulf Wednesday, according to two US officials with direct knowledge of the incident. The British Heritage tanker was sailing out of the Persian Gulf and was crossing into the...
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RIYADH, Saudi Arabia. -- The sister of Saudi Arabia's powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud is on trial in Paris, facing allegations she ordered a bodyguard to beat and humiliate a local craftsman who was renovating her luxury apartment three years ago. Ashraf Eid,...