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Will a new set of policies do enough to help the relatives of captives held abroad?
'We never thought this could happen, but it did,' Gennady Gudkov, a prominent Kremlin opponent, said.
‘I no longer love blue skies. In fact, I now prefer grey skies.’
Given how quickly the first peace deal — also brokered in Minsk — fell apart last year, it's probably not quite time to get your hopes up.
The SITE Intelligence group, which tracks extremist activity, says IS sent a tweet claiming the woman was killed in the besieged Syrian city of Raqqa.
The video released online showed images of a man purported to be Maaz al-Kassasbeh engulfed in flames inside a metal cage.
Unless things change, say goodbye to the Great Barrier Reef.
The militant group says it will kill them unless it receives $200 million in ransom.
Hundreds of thousands are expected to rally in the streets of Paris this weekend in a show of national unity.
A new era in US-Cuba relations could see a travel ban lifted. Here are some of the sights US citizens could be visiting soon.
President Barack Obama also said the United States would "respond proportionally" to the incident.