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A man whose plot to cause carnage on Moscow's iconic Red Square was thwarted by a spam phone message that prematurely detonated a bomb was sentenced Wednesday to 15 years in jail.
The International Court of Justice ruled Monday that a group of tiny islands in the western Caribbean belong to Colombia, rejecting Nicaragua's claim in a long-running territorial dispute between the two Latin American nations.
The Iranian president's recent visit to a Persian Gulf island has reawakened a long-standing but often-overlooked diplomatic dispute between the Islamic republic and the United Arab Emirates.
The president of Kosovo is troubled when her 3-year-old nation is compared to other regions with separatist movements, whether in northern Spain, the Middle East, the former Soviet bloc or Asia.
Japan's crippled nuclear power plant leaked about 45 tons of highly radioactive water from a purification device over the weekend, its operator said, and some may have drained into the ocean.
Israel is bracing for one of the greatest diplomatic challenges since its founding — a Palestinian bid for U.N. membership that has galvanized the Jewish state's adversaries and left it searching for friends.
Southern Africa is facing an "erosion of democracy" caused in part by a failure of regional leaders to live up to their own agreements on the rule of law, civil society groups warned Wednesday.
The U.N.'s highest court Monday created a demilitarized zone around a 1,000-year-old temple on the disputed border between Cambodia and Thailand, and ordered the armed forces from both countries to withdraw.
In an era when government regulation has seeped into seemingly every aspect of modern life — from the lead content of decorative rhinestones to the size of your septic system — one area of the Maine coast is apparently too remote even for the long tentacles of the Nanny State. Known as the Bold Coast for its rugged landscape — a head-on collision of granite cliffs and icy-cold seas — the name could just as easily refer to some of the people who call it home.
Thailand and Cambodia traded barbs Monday at the United Nations' highest court, accusing each other of launching illegal cross-border attacks around a historic temple in a disputed border region.
Three days of fighting along the Thai-Cambodian border claimed the lives of at least 10 soldiers and forced thousands of villagers to flee a conflict between two Buddhist countries over ancient Hindu ruins that are potentially lucrative tourist sites.
Italian and German police arrested scores of suspects in a crackdown Tuesday on a major crime syndicate believed to be more powerful than the Mafia.
The Cambodian government said part of an 11th-century stone temple collapsed Sunday because of heavy shelling by the Thai army as the two sides battled across their disputed border for a third day.
The Cambodian government on Sunday said part of an 11th-century temple was damaged Sunday by the Thai army as the two sides exchanged artillery and mortar fire across their disputed border, shattering a shaky cease-fire and escalating tensions.
A Pakistani court ordered the government Tuesday not to release an American official arrested in the shooting deaths of two Pakistanis despite U.S. insistence that he has diplomatic immunity and has been detained illegally.