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"Bloody Nose" Attack On North Korea Not Being Considered, White House Confirms

Vice President Mike Pence and North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un's sister at the Winter Olympics last week. Matthias Hangst / Getty Images The White House confirmed on Thursday it is not considering a so-called “bloody nose” attack on North … Continue reading

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Cyril Ramaphosa Just Became The New President Of South Africa

Cyril Ramaphosa Mike Hutchings / AFP / Getty Images Cyril Ramaphosa has been declared as the new president of South Africa, a day after Jacob Zuma resigned.He became president after he was the only individual to be nominated in the … Continue reading

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The FBI Has Objected To Every New Detail In The Democratic Memo, Congressman Says

Rep. Adam Schiff Michael Bonfigli/The Christian Science Monitor The FBI and the Department of Justice have raised extensive objections to the release of a Democratic response to a Republican-written memo that criticized the FBI’s Russia investigation, the top Democrat on … Continue reading

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This Young Man Filled His Life With Love — And Was Killed For It

Yashpal Saxena with photographs of his son. Ishan Tankha for BuzzFeed News NEW DELHI — On Thursday, Feb. 1, at a busy street corner in West Delhi, Yashpal Saxena watched a man pull his son Ankit’s head back, while another … Continue reading

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Here's What We Know About The US Airstrikes That Killed Russian Fighters In Syria

BuzzFeed News; Google Maps It became clear on Tuesday that US air strikes last week in eastern Syria killed an unknown number of Russian mercenaries fighting on behalf of the Syrian government. But both the US and Russia continued to … Continue reading

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This Is What It Was Like At The African Premiere Of "Black Panther"

Moviegoers relax on the red carpet ahead of the premiere of Black Panther in Kisumu, Kenya, on Feb. 13. Nichole Sobecki for BuzzFeed News KISUMU, Kenya — The winding red carpet leading into Anga IMAX Theatre in Kisumu, Kenya, was … Continue reading

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The Dutch Foreign Minister Resigned Over Lying About A Meeting With Putin

The former official claimed for years that he had met the Russian president back in 2006 — but turns out, he never did. This is Halbe Zijlstra. Up until earlier today, he was the foreign minister for the Kingdom of … Continue reading

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South Africa’s “Teflon President” Might Be Finally Be Kicked Out Of Office. This Is Why.

Embattled South African President Jacob Zuma is facing mounting pressure from within his own party to step down amid years of allegations of corruption. The ruling political party of South Africa has finally asked its president to resign, potentially breaking … Continue reading

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Kim Jong Un's Sister Just Shook Hands With South Korea's President And That's A Big Deal

The 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea are underway after a spectacular opening ceremony in Pyeongchang — much more on that here. David J. Phillip / AP The ceremony itself saw athletes from North and South Korea walk into the … Continue reading

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People Are Obsessed With The South Korean Figure Skater Who Lit Up The Olympic Cauldron In Skates

All hail Queen Yuna. The 2018 Winter Olympics kicked off tonight in Pyeongchang, South Korea, with people trying to guess who would be lighting the cauldron with the Olympic flame. Sam Mellish / Getty Images It turned out they were … Continue reading

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Turns Out That UN Vote Against The US On Jerusalem Cost Nations Nothing

UN Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley. Eduardo Munoz Alvarez / AFP / Getty Images Donald Trump swore in December to withhold “billions” of dollars of US aid from countries that supported a United Nations resolution condemning the administration’s … Continue reading

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The President Of The Philippines Said His Soldiers Should Shoot Rebel Women In The Vagina

Rodrigo Duterte. – / AFP / Getty Images Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte last week told soldiers under his command that when engaging with rebel women, they should shoot them in the vagina.Duterte, a former mayor of Manila who has made … Continue reading

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24 Incredible Pictures From Early Years Of The Olympics

Opening ceremony of the 1896 Olympic Games in the Panathenaic Stadium in Athens. Eye Ubiquitous / Getty Images Women competitors in the archery event of the 1908 Summer Olympics in London. Topical Press Agency / Getty Images An elephant performs … Continue reading

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A Former UN Ambassador Says Russia Made Him A Target. Now He Wants To Warn The US.

UN Photo A former ambassador to the United Nations claims he was improperly removed from his post last year following repeated pressure from Russian officials.Vlad Lupan, who served as Moldova’s ambassador to the UN from 2012 until he was asked … Continue reading

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Syria’s Civil War Is Ending. But The War For Syria Is Just Beginning.

Syria Civil Defence volunteers try to extinguish a fire in Maaret al-Numan in the rebel-held Idlib province following reported regime air strikes. Amer Alhamwe / AFP / Getty Images ISTANBUL – Seven years after it began, Syria's messy, bloody civil … Continue reading

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As The Olympics Deal With A Cyberattack, All Eyes Are On Russia

Brendan Smialowski / AFP / Getty Images Hackers have disrupted the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, and the world’s security experts are trying to determine if Russia is the culprit.For about 45 minutes on Friday night, some Olympic computers and networks, … Continue reading

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24 South Koreans Say What They Really Think About North Korea

“Dangerous and naughty but family.” “North Korea, who are you guys? Can we be friends?” BuzzFeed “NK & SK: We love each other, I guess…” BuzzFeed BuzzFeed “Now we seem far away but I hope we can be friends later … Continue reading

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Devin Nunes Has Promised Another Phase In His Push To Discredit The Trump-Russia Probe. Here It Is.

BuzzFeed News / Getty Images / C-SPAN It covers just eight pages, misspells names, and relies on only one Russian intelligence source.The so-called second dossier echoes many assertions about Donald Trump’s activities with Russians that former British spy Christopher Steele … Continue reading

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23 Of The Most Powerful Pictures In Olympic History

Betty Robinson becomes the first woman to take gold in a track and field event in 1928. American athlete Betty Robinson (second from left) wins the final of the women's 100-meter event during the Olympic Games in Amsterdam on July … Continue reading

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A Unified Korean Olympic Team Walked In The Opening Ceremonies — But These Koreans Weren't Fans

View Video › A conservative anti-unification protest in front of Haeoreum Hall of the National Theater of Korea on Sunday night. Facebook: video.php PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — One of the central focuses of the 2018 Winter Olympics’ opening ceremony on … Continue reading

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