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The United States said Wednesday it had ordered a freeze on $458 million in assets stolen by former Nigerian dictator Sani Abacha and his accomplices and hidden in European accounts.
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Neville Lawrence, father of Stephen Lawrence, speaks outside the Home Office in London, Thursday March 6, 2014, after meeting Home Secretary Theresa May. British officials on Thursday ordered an official inquiry into how undercover officers handled the 1993 stabbing of black teenager Stephen Lawrence, a racist murder that shocked the country and ... (more)
10 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald
An army officer looks at the monument with the names of villagers who German army troops massacred, in the village of Ligiades near the northwestern town of Ioannina, Greece, on Thursday, March 6, 2014.
11 hrs ago | Romsey Advertiser
Scotland Yard said the suspect was held after he got off a flight from Istanbul at around 2pm today and is being questioned at a police station in west London.
15 hrs ago | CTV
Russia will face sanctions over its military incursion in Ukraine's Crimean peninsula unless it withdraws its troops or engages in credible talks to defuse the situation, European leaders said Thursday.
16 hrs ago | Salisbury Journal
Ben van Beurden is said to have highlighted the importance of "stability and certainty" as he set out why the firm wanted Scotland to continue in the UK and for the UK to remain in the European Union.
Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan, embroiled in a scandal over leaked voice recordings, said on Wednesday his sensitive conversations with other world leaders may have been tapped as part of a campaign by his political enemies to discredit him.
Alexei Goncharenko drove for hours from Odessa through a fog-filled night to come to Crimea in hopes of helping his fellow Ukrainians to a peaceful end to the armed takeover of the province that is roiling Ukraine.
Officials are preparing for a more extensive investigation into a gas leak and explosion that devastated a suburban town house development, killing one woman and injuring seven workers.
Germany's president is due in Athens on a visit that will seek to lay some of the ghosts of a brutal Nazi occupation, amid renewed anti-German sentiment stoked by Greece's financial crisis.
Vatican City: Pope Francis finds the hype that is increasingly surrounding him "offensive," according to an interview published Wednesday, even as the Vatican itself is marking the anniversary of his election with commemorative stamps and coins and a DVD with never-before-seen footage of the Pope.
The European Union is proposing to provide Ukraine an 11 billion euros aid package in loans and grants over the coming years, the head of the bloc's executive arm said Wednesday.
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Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during a news conference in his country residence of Novo-Ogaryova outside Moscow on March 4. Putin on March 4 said that deposed Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych had no political future but asserted he was legally still head of state.
Kentucky's attorney general says he won't appeal an order to recognize same-sex marriages from other states and countries and will allow a judge's order to take effect March 20. Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear said Tuesday that the state will hire outside attorneys to appeal a decision granting legal recognition to same-sex couples married in other ... (more)
Norway's intelligence service says the threat of a terrorist attack in the country is growing and that Norwegians involved with al-Qaida-linked groups abroad could pose a threat in other nations.
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