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Syria accidentally shot down a Russian military aircraft, killing all 15 crew members, when its air defenses swung into action against an Israeli missile strike, Russian and Israeli forces said Tuesday.Full Story
U.S. President Donald Trump's conservative Supreme Court pick, Brett Kavanaugh, struck back Monday at an allegation that he committed sexual assault as a teenager, saying he was ready to defend his "integrity" before the Senate.Full Story
The United States on Monday accused Russia of "cheating" on U.N. sanctions against North Korea with plans for a railway project, oil transfers and ongoing business dealings with Pyongyang.Full Story
Two Venezuelan firefighters risk 20 years of prison for publishing a video in which they jokingly referred to a donkey as President Nicolas Maduro, a human rights organization said on Monday.Full Story
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday decided to allow 1,000 Ethiopians to immigrate to Israel, his office announced, in a rare intake of the Falashmura community.Full Story
Saudi Arabia on Monday announced it has signed off on a $1 billion investment in U.S. carmaker Lucid Motors with the aim of helping the Tesla rival roll out electric cars.Full Story
The International Criminal Court on Monday confirmed a one-year sentence against Congolese ex-vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba for bribing witnesses during an earlier trial, which saw him being excluded from running for president.Full Story
The Kremlin faced a new crisis Monday after the opposition accused authorities of rigging a key regional election and protesters took to the streets to denounce the official results.
More than 2,000 people gathered in front of local authority offices in the far eastern city of Vladivostok after an opposition candidate suddenly lost a gubernatorial election to a candidate of the ruling United Russia, the Communist Party said.Full Story
Credit Suisse showed serious "deficiencies" in its efforts to prevent money laundering when dealing with FIFA, Brazilian oil giant Petrobras and Venezuela's state energy company, Switzerland's financial watchdog said Monday.
Swiss regulator FINMA announced the findings following an investigation that looked at Credit Suisse's conduct from 2006 to 2016.Full Story
England's lack of success in major international tournaments can be linked to the relatively low number of English players taking part in the Champions League, a study has suggested.
Analysis by sports statisticians Gracenote of the nationalities of players starting games in the Champions League reveals that England still lags behind other major footballing nations, just as it has ever since the competition was expanded to 32 teams in 1999.Full Story