In the months that followed his poisoning, Alexei Navalny withdrew to a remote corner of the Black Forest. He used the time to drive himself back to physical fitness and take his war with President Vladimir Putin to a new level: targeting him directly.
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China's Xi trumpets 'victory' in campaign to end rural poverty
Chinese President Xi Jinping celebrated "complete victory" in the effort to eradicate rural poverty at a ceremony in Beijing on Thursday to mark a signature initiative of his eight-year tenure.
Shares and commodities keep climbing, so do bond yields
World stocks headed back towards record highs with a third day of gains and the dollar dropped to a three-year low on Thursday, after top Federal Reserve and European Central Bank officials took aim at rising bond market yields.
U.S. Capitol Police quickly overwhelmed by 'insurrectionists' on Jan. 6, acting chief says
U.S. Capitol Police were aware of the possibility of violence from armed extremists when the Capitol was attacked by supporters of former President Donald Trump, but quickly became overwhelmed by "insurrectionists," the acting police chief said.
Suspected bombmakers accused of complicity in Malta journalist's murder
Two men suspected of supplying the bomb that killed Maltese anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia faced formal charges in a late-night court appearance under heavy security by armed police.
U.S. report on Khashoggi death expected to single out Saudi crown prince: sources
A declassified version of a U.S. intelligence report expected to be released on Thursday finds that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman approved the 2018 killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, four U.S. officials familiar with the matter said.
India, Pakistan militaries agree to stop cross-border firing in rare joint statement
The militaries of India and Pakistan said in a rare joint statement on Thursday that they had agreed to observe a ceasefire along the disputed border in Kashmir, having exchanged fire hundreds of times in recent months.
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