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Australian anti-immigration far-right politician Pauline Hanson caused a furore on Aug. 17 when she entered the Senate wearing a full burqa, earning a blistering rebuke from the country's top lawyer for the "appalling" stunt.
WASHINGTON - Reuters
The United States plans to store heavy military equipment in the Baltics and Eastern European nations to reassure allies made uneasy by Russian intervention in Ukraine, and to deter further aggression, a senior U.S. official said on June 13
WASHINGTON - Agence France-Presse
Suspected Chinese hackers who infiltrated the US government's human resources records have sensitive information on all federal employees, an American union said June 11
'It's the European Games but the leaders of the European Union were not there,' Turkey's President Erdoğan said. 'Turkey, a candidate for EU entry, represented the whole European Union,' a smiling Putin replied.
KIEV - Agence France-Presse
Washington's UN envoy accused Russia on June 11 of spinning "outright lies" on Ukraine designed to hide the Kremlin's direct involvement in a war it launched to thwart Kiev's pro-Western drive.
BERLIN – Agence France-Presse
Germany’s chief prosecutor has dropped a probe into the alleged tapping of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s mobile phone by US intelligence agencies, his office said on June 12.
MOSCOW - Agence France-Presse
Russia on June 11 warned the United States of consequences if it moves to deploy land-based missiles in Europe in contravention of a key Cold-War era arms control treaty.
DUBAI - Agence France-Presse
Yemen's warring factions will meet for UN-sponsored talks in Geneva from June 14 in their first bid to break a deadlock after more than two months of Saudi-led air strikes.
OSLO - Agence France-Presse
Norway has agreed to take in 8,000 Syrian refugees by the end of 2017, under an agreement reached June 10 by most of the Scandinavian country's political parties.
MELBOURNE - Agence France-Presse
A Malaysia Airlines passenger flight made an emergency landing in Melbourne on June 12 after its aircraft systems signalled an engine fire, Australian authorities said, with the carrier grounding the jet for inspections.
VATICAN CITY - The Associated Press
Pope Francis encouraged Russian President Vladimir Putin to engage in "sincere" international efforts aimed at bringing peace to Ukraine as the two men met privately at the Vatican on June 10