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A South Korea court issued an arrest warrant for ex-President Lee Myung-bak on corruption charges Thursday, Yonhap news agency reported, days after he faced a marathon interrogation by prosecutors.Full Story
British Prime Minister Theresa May warned Thursday that the threat posed by Russia "doesn't respect borders" as she sought solidarity at a EU summit over a nerve agent attack on an ex-spy in England.Full Story
A Libyan dictator, a drowned witness, an arms broker who says he delivered suitcases of cash: the corruption scandal engulfing French ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy involves a cast to rival that of a Hollywood thriller.Full Story
Like other cities impacted by terrorism, London has adapted its urban facade to protect itself from future risks, especially further vehicle attacks, as occurred in Westminster a year ago.Full Story
A high-profile Bahraini activist was admitted to hospital Thursday, her family said, three days after launching her second hunger strike behind bars to protest the treatment of prisoners.Full Story
Saudi Arabia and America must pursue "urgent efforts" to bring a peaceful end to Yemen's war, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Thursday.Full Story
Jordan and the United States unveiled a counterterrorism training center south of Amman on Thursday aimed at boosting the capacity of local forces in a region beset by conflict.Full Story
The Russian embassy in London said Thursday its consular services have been "seriously affected" by the expulsion of diplomats as part of an escalating crisis between the two countries.Full Story
President Donald Trump and former vice president Joe Biden, both septuagenarians, once again publicly voiced their intense animosity toward each another on Thursday, complete with threats of physical assault.Full Story
Swiss prosecutors said Thursday they have opened a criminal investigation into state arms producer RUAG following a tipoff, reportedly over suspect weapons deals connected to Russian presidential bodyguards.Full Story