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Corrupt Chinese hiding in Western nations elude Beijing's "fox hunt"

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Corrupt Chinese hiding in Western nations elude Beijing's "fox hunt"

BEIJING (Reuters) - When Yang Xiuzhu got wind in 2003 that Chinese anti-corruption investigators were looking into her affairs, she boarded a flight to Singapore. A few days later Yang changed her nam...


Deadline passed, no sign of breakthrough in Iran nuclear probe

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Deadline passed, no sign of breakthrough in Iran nuclear probe

VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran may have failed to meet a deadline for addressing U.N. concerns about suspected nuclear bomb research, but it could still act to influence a key report due next week, diplomati...

Islamic State commits war crimes, Syrian govt using poison gas - UN

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Islamic State commits war crimes, Syrian govt using poison gas - UN

GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations accused Islamic State insurgents on Wednesday of committing war crimes including amputations and public executions, sometimes in the presence of children, and sai...

More quakes jolt Iceland overnight, spread to second volcano

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More quakes jolt Iceland overnight, spread to second volcano

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Two earthquakes measuring more than magnitude 5 hit Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano overnight and another quake shook a nearby volcano, with overall seismic activity staying high, ...

U.S. fighter plane crashes in Virginia, pilot's fate unknown

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U.S. fighter plane crashes in Virginia, pilot's fate unknown

(Reuters) - A Massachusetts Air National Guard F-15C fighter crashed in mountainous western Virginia on Wednesday and the fate of the pilot was unknown, officials said.The fighter plane went down shor...

U.S. fighter plane crashes in Virginia, pilot's fate unknown

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U.S. fighter plane crashes in Virginia, pilot's fate unknown

(Reuters) - A Massachusetts Air National Guard F-15C fighter crashed in mountainous western Virginia on Wednesday and the fate of the pilot was unknown, officials said.The fighter plane went down shor...

Breakthrough hopes dented as Ukraine accuses Russia of new incursion

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Breakthrough hopes dented as Ukraine accuses Russia of new incursion

KIEV/DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - Ukraine accused Russia of launching a new military incursion across its eastern border on Wednesday, as hopes quickly faded that Tuesday's talks between their two pres...