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Bruno Ganz, who played Hitler in Downfall, dies aged 77

POSTED: 2/16/2019 IN REGION: Europe The Swiss was an accomplished actor whose portrayal of Hitler spawned thousands of parodies online. Read more

Bruno Ganz, who played Hitler in Downfall, dies aged 77

POSTED: 2/16/2019 The Swiss was an accomplished actor whose portrayal of Hitler spawned thousands of parodies online. Read more

Turkey's Erdogan says no going back from S-400 deal with Russia: NTV

POSTED: 2/16/2019 Turkey will not turn back from its deal to buy S-400 missile systems from Russia, President Tayyip Erdogan was quoted as saying on Saturday, a day after an informal deadline Washington set for Ankara... Read more

Islamic State’s caliphate on brink of defeat in Syria

POSTED: 2/16/2019 Jihadist fighters defending the last dreg of the Islamic State group’s “caliphate” on Saturday were holed up in half a square kilometre in a village of eastern Syria. US President... Read more

Islamic State’s caliphate on brink of defeat in Syria

POSTED: 2/16/2019 Jihadist fighters defending the last dreg of the Islamic State group’s “caliphate” on Saturday were holed up in half a square kilometre in a village of eastern Syria. US President... Read more

Islamic State’s caliphate on brink of defeat in Syria

POSTED: 2/16/2019 IN REGION: Asia Jihadist fighters defending the last dreg of the Islamic State group’s “caliphate” on Saturday were holed up in half a square kilometre in a village of eastern Syria. US President... Read more

Russian court extends custody of Baring Vostok's Calvey until April

POSTED: 2/16/2019 A Russian court on Saturday ordered Michael Calvey, the U.S. founder of one of Russia's biggest private equity firms accused of fraud, to be kept in custody until April 13.
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Former U.S. Cardinal McCarrick defrocked for sex crimes

POSTED: 2/16/2019 Former U.S. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick has been expelled from the Roman Catholic priesthood after he was found guilty of sexual crimes against minors and adults, the Vatican said on Saturday... Read more

Kim Jong Un to arrive in Vietnam on February 25 ahead of Trump summit

POSTED: 2/16/2019 North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will arrive in Vietnam on Feb. 25 ahead of a planned second summit with U.S. President Donald Trump, three sources with direct knowledge of Kim's schedule told Reuters... Read more

Iran rejects anti-Semitism allegation by Pence

POSTED: 2/16/2019 Iran on Saturday rejected accusations of anti-Semitism leveled against it by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, saying it respected Judaism but opposed Israel, which Tehran said was acting like a "... Read more

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