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Clinton wins Nevada caucus, Republicans vote in South Carolina
Clinton wins Nevada caucus, Republicans vote in South Carolina

Hillary Clinton captured Nevada’s Democratic caucuses Saturday, overcoming an unexpectedly strong surge by Bernie Sanders and potentially easing the …

Britain’s Cameron takes home ‘special status’ EU deal

LONDON — 혻Prime Minister David Cameron takes a deal giving Britain “special status” in the EU back to London on Saturday hoping it will be …

Italian writer Umberto Eco dies aged 84: media

혻혻 Italian author Umberto Eco, a philosopher who wrote best-selling novels including “The Name of the Rose”, has died at 84, Italian media said …

[Newsmaker] FBI-Apple standoff puts encryption on front burner
[Newsmaker] FBI-Apple standoff puts encryption on front burner

WASHINGTON — Apple쁲 challenge of a court order to unlock an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino killers opens up a new front in the long-running …

Iran snubs Doha proposal, won쁳 freeze oil output

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran appeared Wednesday to back a plan laid out by four influential oil producers to cap their crude output if others do the same, though …

Russia, Saudis tentatively offer to freeze oil output levels

DUBAI (AP) — Oil powerhouses Russia and Saudi Arabia joined Qatar and Venezuela in pledging Tuesday to cap their crude output if other producers do the …

[Newsmaker] Pope Francis asks indigenous Mexicans for forgiveness
[Newsmaker] Pope Francis asks indigenous Mexicans for forgiveness

SAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS, Mexico (AFP) — Pope Francis reached out to Mexico셲 long-marginalized indigenous population on Monday, asking for …

Japan overnight call rate falls to zero as BOJ policy kicks in

As the Bank of Japan began charging interest Tuesday on some deposits it holds, rates in the nation셲 overnight interbank market are hovering around zero …

Turkey PM accuses Russia of acting as ‘terrorist organisation’
Turkey PM accuses Russia of acting as ‘terrorist organisation’

KIEV — Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Monday accused Russia of acting as a “terrorist organisation” in Syria and vowed to deliver …

First ‘Silk Road’ train arrives in Tehran from China
First ‘Silk Road’ train arrives in Tehran from China

TEHRAN — The first train to connect China and Iran arrived in Tehran on Monday loaded with Chinese goods, reviving the ancient Silk Road, the Iranian …

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