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Son of Congo President Charged in France for Money Laundering

A son of Republic of Congo President Denis Sassou Nguesso has been indicted in France on money-laundering charges in a probe into the family's foreign assets, a source close to the case told AFP on Friday.

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Trump Says Congress Should 'Expunge' His Impeachment

U.S. President Donald Trump called Friday on Congress to "expunge" his impeachment for abuse of power following his acquittal in the Senate.

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Suspected Jihadists Held in Maldives after Foreigners Stabbed

Maldives police arrested three suspected Islamic extremists Thursday over the stabbing of three foreigners in the upmarket tourist destination.

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British Jihadi Bride Loses Initial Bid to Restore Citizenship

A British woman who traveled to Syria as a schoolgirl to join Islamic State on Friday lost the first round of her legal challenge against a decision to revoke her citizenship.

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France to Spell Out Post-Brexit Nuclear Weapons Strategy

France, the European Union's sole nuclear power since Britain's exit from the bloc, will unveil Friday how it intends to use its atomic arsenal as a deterrent in an increasingly unstable world.

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Trump tells Xi He Has 'Confidence' in China Battling Virus

US President Donald Trump expressed his "confidence" in China's ability to tackle the novel coronavirus epidemic during talks with his Beijing counterpart Xi Jinping, the White House said.

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Iowa Results Set for Review after White House Caucus Debacle

Democratic Party chairman Tom Perez demanded a review of the results of the Iowa caucuses on Thursday after the first contest to decide the party presidential nominee was embarrassingly marred by technical problems.

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Prosecutors Demand Life Sentence for Turkish Businessman

Turkish prosecutors are seeking an aggravated life sentence for prominent businessman Osman Kavala accused of orchestrating 2013 anti-government protests, according to a document submitted to the court by the Istanbul chief prosecutor's office. 

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Ousted Ambassador Warns U.S. against 'Blind Obedience'

The U.S. ambassador whose ouster was cited as evidence in President Donald Trump's impeachment has warned her country against the "blind obedience" to leaders she has witnessed overseas.

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Merkel Rules Out Far-Right Alliance after 'Unforgivable' Vote

German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned Thursday against ceding ground to the far right, a day after the "unforgivable" election of a state premier with help from the AfD party shattered a taboo and invited parallels with the 1930s.

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