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Burns (United States) (AFP) - The last four armed occupiers of a wildlife refuge in Oregon surrendered to authorities Thursday, ending a tense 41-day standoff over grazing rights on federal land that …

New York lawyers representing Matthew Lodge's alleged victims in a civil suit say they are prepared to go after his Australian assets.

Monterrey (Mexico) (AFP) - At least 49 inmates were killed in a Mexican prison brawl Thursday as rival groups fought with bats, sticks and blades and ignited a fire in the overcrowded penitentiary …

MUNICH (Reuters) - Major powers agreed on Friday to a plan aimed at breaking the deadlock in Syria by introducing a gradual cessation of hostilities and quick humanitarian aid with a view to creating …

The discovery of gravitational waves predicted by Albert Einstein 100 years ago heralds a revolution in astronomy, says Prof. Stephen Hawking.

Havana (AFP) - Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill arrived on Thursday in Cuba, where he will sit down with Pope Francis in the first meeting of its kind since the historic 11th-century church schism.

Munich (Germany) (AFP) - Foreign ministers were locked in late-night talks in Munich on Thursday, seeking a way to revive a floundering Syrian peace process as Russia warned of the possibility of a …

Berlin (AFP) - Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has condemned German Chancellor Angela Merkel's liberal policy on migrants as "quite simply stupid", in an interview due to appear this weekend.

Brasília (AFP) - Health authorities said Thursday they have identified a third death in Brazil linked to the Zika virus, but it is not clear if the disease was the sole cause.

Ottawa (AFP) - UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday marked Ottawa's renewed engagement on the world stage, which should translate into a larger role …

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