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Russia and Ukraine clashed on Tuesday over a U.N. Security Council tribute to long-serving Russian ambassador Vitaly Churkin whose death has triggered an outpouring of grief at the world body.
Council ambassadors observed a minute of silence in honor of Churkin and took turns addressing the chamber in the tribute to the 64-year-old diplomat who was Russia's envoy at the United Nations for a decade.Full Story
The Department of Homeland Security issued tough new orders Tuesday to begin a sweeping crackdown on illegal immigrants, putting nearly all of the country's 11 million undocumented foreigners in their cross-hairs.
Two memos issued by DHS Secretary John Kelly order border patrol and immigration officers to deport as quickly as possible any illegal immigrants they find, with only a few exceptions, principally children.Full Story
The U.S. Supreme Court appeared divided Tuesday as it weighed a thorny cross-border case involving the death of a young boy shot on Mexican soil by an American border patrol agent standing on the U.S. side of the frontier.
At issue before the eight black-robed justices is whether the family of 15-year-old Sergio Hernandez Guereca has the constitutional right to sue the agent who killed him in American courts.Full Story
Ecuadoran officials denied claims of fraud in a tightly-fought election as the last votes were counted Tuesday to determine whether the ruling socialists will have to fight a runoff vote.Full Story
Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev on Tuesday appointed his glamorous wife as first vice president, the latest move seen as tightening the family's iron grip on the oil-rich Caspian nation.Full Story
French police on Tuesday arrested three men suspected of planning a terror attack in raids in the Paris area, Marseille and the central city of Clermont-Ferrand, legal sources said.Full Story
The leader of Germany's Social Democrats, Martin Schulz, is seen beating Chancellor Angela Merkel in September elections according to several recent polls, thanks to an unapologetically leftist program that has earned him accusations of veering toward populism.Full Story
Burkina Faso's President Roch Marc Christian Kabore has given government ministers specific responsibility for security and defense in a reshuffle officially announced on state television.Full Story
At least seven people were killed when multiple Taliban suicide bombers attacked a court complex in northern Pakistan Tuesday, the latest in a series of assaults which have raised fears militants are regrouping.Full Story