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Pussy Riot member in hospital after suspected poisoning, says band – video

Pyotr Verzilov of the Russian protest punk band Pussy Riot is in a Moscow hospital after experiencing loss of vision and movement. His bandmates say he was poisoned. Verzilov fell ill after attending a court hearing, according to his partner and bandmate, Veronika Nikulshina. Verzilov is one of the four members of the band who […]

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Kushner Says Punishing Palestinians Won't Hurt Chance for Peace Deal

Kushner Says Punishing Palestinians Won’t Hurt Chance for Peace Deal  New York Times Donald Trump Offers Palestinians $5 Billion in Aid to Negotiate With Israel, Report Reveals  Newsweek Was Oslo Doomed From the Start?  The Nation. Trump administration tells Palestinian refugees to submit or starve  Washington Post Full coverage

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Aung San Suu Kyi Says Rohingya Crisis 'Could Have Been Handled Better'

Speaking in Vietnam, Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi said Myanmar’s treatment of Rohingya Muslims “could have been handled better.” U.N. investigators have said crimes against Rohingya were genocide.

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Serbian President says he wants EU membership guarantee as part of Kosovo deal

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said he would seek a guarantee that his country would join the European Union in 2025 as part of any deal with neighboring Kosovo which would pave the way for both states to enter the bloc.

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2017 was most miserable year on record, study says

Last year was the world’s most miserable for more than a decade, according to a survey of people’s emotions in more than 145 countries.

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Anti-Kremlin Activist In Critical Condition After Suspected Poisoning, Pussy Riot Says

Pyotr Verzilov, a member of the activist group Pussy Riot and the publisher of an independent media outlet, was reportedly rushed to the hospital on Tuesday, where he remains in critical condition. (Image credit: Vasily Maximov/AFP/Getty Images)

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Chinese official says China is educating, not mistreating, Muslims

China is not mistreating Muslims in Xinjiang province but is putting some people through training courses to avoid extremism spreading, unlike Europe, which had failed to deal with the problem, a Chinese official told reporters on Thursday.

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U.S. Aid Program Vowed to Help 75,000 Afghan Women. Watchdog Says It’s a Flop.

An American program billed as the world’s biggest ever designed purely for female empowerment has accomplished little, a United States government study says.

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Poland says it will block any EU sanctions against Hungary

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