Witness in Germany Found Dead in Court Toilet After 3 Days
German authorities say a man who was supposed to appear as a witness at a trial in Germany failed to show up and was found dead in a court toilet three days later.
Facebook Blocks 115 Accounts Ahead of US Midterm Elections
Facebook says it has blocked 115 accounts for suspected 'coordinated inauthentic' behavior on the eve of the U.S. midterm elections.
UK Regulator Says EU Firms Express Transition Interest
Britain’s financial regulator says about 1,300 firms from the rest of the European Union have expressed interest in a proposal that would smooth the transition for their businesses if the U.K. leaves the bloc without an exit deal.
Right Up to Armistice Day, US Clout in WWI Kept Increasing
On the final morning of World War I, U.S. Gen. John J. Pershing was not eager to stop fighting. After all, if one nation had momentum after the first global war’s four years of unprecedented slaughter, it was the United States.
Taliban Target Border Troops, Killing 20 in Afghanistan
Afghan officials say at least 20 Afghan border troops have been killed in a Taliban attack on their base in western Farah province.
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Asian Economies Grateful for Reprieve on Iran Oil Imports
Japan, South Korea and other major oil importers welcomed Tuesday the decision by the Trump administration to let them continue to import Iranian crude oil and other petroleum products despite the re-imposition of sanctions on Tehran.
UN Verifies 200 Mass Graves Left by Islamic State in Iraq
U.N. investigators say they have verified the location of more than 200 mass grave sites from the time of the Islamic State group’s reign in northern Iraq, containing the bodies of between 6,000 and 12,000 victims.
China Grants Trump Family 18 Trademarks in 2 Months
The Chinese government granted 18 trademarks to companies linked to U.S. President Donald Trump and his daughter Ivanka Trump over the last two months, Chinese public records show, raising concerns about conflicts of interest in the White House on the eve of national elections.
Muslim Concern About Vaccine Fuels Thai Measles Outbreak
Health authorities in Thailand are racing to contain a measles outbreak in the country’s southern provinces, where 14 deaths and more than 1,500 cases have been reported since September.