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Potentially easing a diplomatic standoff with the West, Russian President Vladimir Putin told Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday that he'd ordered a partial withdrawal of Russian troops from his country's border area with Ukraine, Merkel's office said.
A day after raising the possibility of further nuclear tests, North Korea has engaged in provocative live-fire exercises near the South Korean maritime border, leading to an exchange of fire between the two neighbors.
An Israeli judge on Monday convicted former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert of taking bribes from a developer while mayor of Jerusalem.
Few would say Cuba is an easy place to do business, but a new law aimed at bringing pep to an anemic economy may lure more foreign investors.
Australian search crew are back to square one after objects spotted turned out to be fishing equipment and dead jellyfish.
Your forecast for the next century: Hotter, drier and hungrier, and the chance to turn down the thermostat is slipping away.
Libyan state television has aired a video of Moammar Gadhafi's son Saadi in which he apologized to the nation from prison.
An Australian navy ship fitted with a black box detector will join the search for the missing Malaysian passenger plane Monday in a race to locate the flight data recorder before its batteries die.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is traveling to Israel on Monday as part of the latest efforts to forge a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians, State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said.
The International Court of Justice ruled Monday that Japan can no longer continue its annual whale hunt, rejecting the country's argument that it was for scientific purposes.
As the search for the missing jetliner resumed, dozens of Chinese relatives of those aboard flight MH370 arrived in Malaysia on Sunday to demand answers.
Local elections in Turkey on Sunday are seen as an indication of how recent controversies and corruption probes are affecting support for Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan and his ruling party.
Hours before meeting his U.S. counterpart on Sunday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov called on Western powers to back a proposal for a "federal" structure in Ukraine.
North Korea said Sunday it "would not rule out" a new nuclear test as it defended its recent mid-range missile launch that triggered international condemnation.
Boxer-turned-politician Vitali Klitschko on Saturday pulled out of the race for Ukraine's president, throwing his weight instead behind a billionaire businessman.
Taliban insurgents attacked Afghanistan's election commission headquarters in Kabul on Saturday, staff and a government official said, a week before the April 5 presidential election.
A 5-year old girl was killed and 16 people injured in a deadly blast in Pakistan's volatile southwestern Balochistan province, police said on Saturday.
Eight search aircraft set off Saturday from Australia to find the missing Malaysian jetliner in the southern Indian Ocean, where experts believe it ended up.