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25 Years On, Mothers Of Tiananmen Square Dead Seek Answers

A bullet to the head killed Zhang Xianling's son near Tiananmen Square on June 4, 1989. Since then, she has led a group demanding the truth and accountability for those deaths.
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Third Of French Are On Psychoactive Drugs, Agency Says

Too many French citizens are regular or occasional users of prescription drugs such as antidepressants and sleeping pills, a government health agency says.
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Hero Or Villain? Historical Ukrainian Figure Symbolizes Today's Feud

More than a half-century after his death, Stepan Bandera is a deeply divisive figure in the current battle. Ukrainian nationalists put up posters of him while pro-Russian separatists burn his effigy.
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The Secret Players In The Russia-Ukraine Game

Is the Chechen military fighting for Russia in Ukraine? If so, these covert operations could have significant and dangerous consequences.
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In China, Anger At U.S. Hacking Charges — And Claims Of Hypocrisy

Citing U.S. surveillance and wiretapping operations, China says the U.S. has double standards on cybersecurity. The angry response came a day after the U.S. accused five Chinese officials of hacking.
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EU Tries A Rap Battle To Encourage Young People To Vote

The rap battle featured members of the European Parliament amid dueling emcees such DeKay. At least one young person was convinced — Dekay herself said she'd vote.
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Europe Steps Up Attacks Against Google

European digital companies have brought charges against Google for monopolistic behavior. And a ruling by a European court could force Google to remove certain web links from its search engine.
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Bolivia's President Signs To Play Professional Soccer

It's a publicity stunt, but Evo Morales has played before. In 2010, he made headlines against a team of political rivals when he kneed an opposing player in the groin.
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Military Declares Martial Law In Thailand

The declaration by Thailand's army happened less than two weeks after the prime minister was thrown out of office by the country's Constitutional Court. The army says it needs to keep order and peace.
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U.S. Files Charges Against Chinese Officials Over Cyberspying

The Justice Department is accusing five Chinese government officials of using military and intelligence facilities to steal trade secrets from U.S. companies. China dismissed the charges as "made up."

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