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U.S. charges WikiLeaks' Assange with hacking conspiracy with Chelsea Manning
The Obama administration decided not to prosecute WikiLeaks & Assange on the grounds that the website’s work was too similar to journalistic activities protected by the U.S. Constitution’s guarantee of freedom of the press
Syrian government forces shell rebel-held northwest
The northwest, including Idlib province and parts of Hama and Aleppo provinces, is home to about 3 million people, half of whom have already been internally displaced, the United Nations says
Saint Patrick's Battalion, the Irish heroes who fought for Mexico
Every year, Mexico celebrates Saint Patrick's Day but they also remember and honor a group of Irish men who fought alongside Mexico in the war against the U.S.
India launches air strike inside Pakistan territory
The strikes on a training camp run by a Pakistani-based militant group have dramatically escalated tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbors, who have fought three wars against each other
Russia is ready to deploy new hypersonic nuclear missile, says Putin
President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that Russia would deploy its first regiment of hypersonic nuclear-capable missiles next year
Failed justice
There are many cases where the accused is freed because the evidence is flimsy
United States begins to pull forces from Syria
The United States said on Wednesday it has begun withdrawing U.S. forces from Syria as U.S. officials said the United States was considering pulling out all its troops as it winds up its campaign to retake territory once held by Islamic State
Ethiopia reopens Eritrea border for first time in 20 years
The leaders of Ethiopia and Eritrea re-opened crossing points on their shared border for the first time in 20 years, cementing a stunning reconciliation
Millions of unexploded bombs hamper Laos development
More than 40 years after the end of the United States military intervention in Southeast Asia, millions of unexploded bombs and other projectiles remain hidden in dense jungles, submerged in river banks, and buried in fertile soil
Mexico expresses deep concern about alleged chemical attack in Douma
The suspected chemical attack killed at least 70 people and wounded more than 1,000 in Syria’s rebel-held eastern Ghouta