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World

Macron, Le Pen advance to French presidential election runoff

​Centrist candidate and former minister of economy Emmanuel Macron and far-right candidate Marine Le Pen on Sunday came out on top in the first round of the French presidential election, according to projections by polling agencies and official partial results.

Israel marks annual Holocaust Remembrance Day

​Israel marked the beginning of its annual day of Holocaust remembrance on Sunday evening with an official ceremony in Jerusalem.

Death toll hits 112 in blast against Syrian Shiite evacuees

​The death toll of the bombing that rocked the convoy of Shiite evacuees in northern Syria rose to 112, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor group reported on Sunday.

North America MORE

United Airlines CEO: to take "full responsibility" for having passenger forcibly removed

United Airlines CEO: to take "full responsibility" for having passenger forcibly removed

United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz apologized Tuesday for a bloody incident onboard of one of its flights Sunday in which a passenger was brutally removed from the plane to make room for its own employees.

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Germany's Dortmund cancels Champions League match after explosions

Germany's Dortmund cancels Champions League match after explosions

German soccer team Dortmund said Tuesday that its Champions League match against Monaco was canceled after explosions hit team bus.

Middle East & North Africa MORE

Iraqi forces retake government HQ, museum in Mosul

Iraqi forces retake government HQ, museum in Mosul

Iraqi forces said Tuesday they had seized the main government offices in Mosul and its famed museum as they made steady progress in their battle to retake the city's west from jihadists.

Africa MORE

UN delivers food to 114,000 people since famine declared in South Sudan

UN delivers food to 114,000 people since famine declared in South Sudan

Since the famine was declared on Feb. 20 in parts of South Sudan, the United Nations and its partners have delivered food to nearly 114,000 people across four locations in Mayendit county and to nearly 25,500 people in two locations in Koch county.

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Cuba’s Raul Castro blasts Trump’s Mexican wall and trade policy

Cuba’s Raul Castro blasts Trump’s Mexican wall and trade policy

Cuban President Raul Castro harshly criticized U.S. President Donald Trump's immigration, trade and other policies on Sunday as Trump reviews a fragile detente with Communist-run Cuba begun by his predecessor Barack Obama.

Op-ed

News Analysis: U.S.-Cuba ties improve, obstacles remain, says expert

News Analysis: U.S.-Cuba ties improve, obstacles remain, says expert

​​Nearly a year since Cuba and the United States formally restored diplomatic ties, the two former adversaries have inched closer to establishing a normal relationship.

At War

Colombia, ELN peace talks to begin Nov.3 in Ecuador

Colombia, ELN peace talks to begin Nov.3 in Ecuador

​​Peace talks between Colombia's government and the country's second largest guerrilla group, the National Liberation Army (ELN), will begin on Nov.3 in Quito, Ecuador, it was announced on Monday.