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Van mows down crowd in Barcelona, 13 reported killed

By Pilar Suarez and Jordi Rubio

BARCELONA (Reuters) – A van plowed into crowds in the heart of Barcelona on (More…)

What will Kim do next? Sixth nuclear test seen critical for North Korea

By Christine Kim and David Brunnstrom

SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – North Korea says it has developed intercontinental missiles capable of targeting (More…)

U.S. jobless claims drop to near six-month low

By Lucia Mutikani

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell to near a six-month low (More…)

Kenyan government suspends action against rights groups

By Katharine Houreld and Humphrey Malalo

NAIROBI (Reuters) – The Kenyan government ordered the suspension of moves to shut down (More…)

Venezuela’s Socialist-run ‘truth commission’ to investigate opposition

By Hugh Bronstein

CARACAS (Reuters) – Opposition candidates running in Venezuela’s October gubernatorial elections will be investigated to make sure (More…)

With a wary eye on Iran, Saudi and Iraqi leaders draw closer

By Ahmed Rasheed and Sylvia Westall

BAGHDAD/DUBAI (Reuters) – It was an unusual meeting: An Iraqi Shi’ite Muslim cleric openly (More…)

Violence prompts U.S. Congress to discuss militant threats

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. congressional panel next month will hold a hearing on violent extremism, including threats from domestic (More…)

Philippines war on drugs and crime intensifies, at least 60 killed in three days

By Manuel Mogato

MANILA (Reuters) – Police killed at least 28 people overnight in a crackdown in the Philippines capital (More…)

Truck driver formally indicted for 10 immigrant deaths in Texas

By Jon Herskovitz

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – A truck driver accused of smuggling immigrants inside a packed and sweltering tractor-trailer (More…)