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Swedish warrant still valid for remaining rape accusation
After five years of eluding prosecution on sexual assault accusations and an extradition warrant from the United States, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is about to see Sweden's ability to prosecute him on three of the four allegations expire under the statute of limitations.
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Practicing for war
Russia and NATO have each been staging military exercises designed to confront a threat from the other, raising the danger of an accidental collision or misunderstanding that could provoke actual war, European security analysts warn.
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Prosecutors aim to determine who downed the plane
An international team of criminal investigators is inspecting missile parts recovered from the eastern Ukraine site of last year's crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in hopes of determining who is responsible for downing the plane, killing all 298 people on board.
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Russian lawmakers are making good on threats to retaliate against foreign governments that seize Russian property abroad to settle claims brought by former shareholders of the Yukos oil company, which a European court has ruled was looted by the Kremlin.
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Is Russia now distancing itself from Syria's Assad?
The United Nations Security Council is expected to vote Friday on a measure drafted by top U.S. and Russian diplomats that would identify and hold accountable those who use chemical weapons in Syria's protracted civil war .
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United front thwarted by conflicting policy in Ukraine, Syria, Iran
Despite their common objective of ridding the Middle East of Islamic State militants, Russia and the United States have been unable to get past the many issues that divide them to join forces against the extremists.
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Not-so-hypothetical scenarios
Russia and NATO have each been staging military exercises designed to confront a threat from the other, raising the danger of an accidental collision or misunderstanding that could provoke actual war, European security analysts warn.
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With Iran nuclear deal, can the Middle East become less conflicted?
Russia pressed its diplomatic offensive Tuesday in the Syrian crisis by hosting the Saudi foreign minister for talks that derailed over whether Syrian President Bashar Assad should have a role in the embattled country's postwar future.
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July influx to Greece greater than in all of 2014
An exodus of Syrians and Afghans fleeing conflict in their home countries has escalated the Mediterranean migration crisis to record numbers, with the Greek coast guard picking up more than 1,400 refugees from the sea in the past three days.
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A symbolic shift in US-Russian diplomacy
The United Nations Security Council voted unanimously Friday to empower the global chemical weapons watchdog agency to identify the source of attacks with toxic substances in Syria so the perpetrators can be held accountable.
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Poland is the most wary of countries surveyed on sentiments toward Russia
New Polish President Andrzej Duda used his inauguration Thursday to call on NATO to better protect Eastern Europe from Russian aggression and pledged to make Poland a key force in resolving the conflict gripping neighboring Ukraine.
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U.S., Canada, Denmark and Norway also claim stretches of Arctic sea bed
The Russian government on Tuesday announced that it had delivered "ample scientific data" to the United Nations to back its claim to more than 460,000 square miles of Arctic territory and the wealth of energy, gems and precious metals believed to lie within.
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Senior international affairs writer tapping 25 years' experience as a foreign correspondent in Europe, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East.
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  • University of Washington
    Editorial journalism, psychology, 1973 - 1977
    Russian language and Soviet studies 1980-83
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