{FD} What to expect from Putin and a resurgent Russia

Vladimir Putin now has a stronger hold on Russia — and stronger place in the world — thanks to an overwhelming mandate for yet another term as president.

{FD} Putin dismisses claims Russia was involved in spy’s poisoning as ‘nonsense’

Straight off his fraud-tainted presidential election win, Vladimir Putin is calling accusations of Russia's involvement in the poisoning of an ex-spy as "nonsense."

{FD} UK teacher wins $1M teaching prize for inner city work

A school teacher from the U.K. has won a highly-competitive $1 million prize that honors one exceptional teacher a year who's made a significant contribution to the profession.

{FD} Lawmakers say UK should consider postponing Brexit

Britain should consider postponing Brexit because there may not be enough time to strike a deal with the European Union before the U.K. leaves the bloc a year from now, a key committee of British lawmakers said Sunday.

{FD} Putin, widely expected to win 4th term as Russia’s president, presses for maximum votes, reports say

As Sunday’s presidential election nears, Vladimir Putin is widely expected to win a fourth term as president. But reports emerged Saturday that local and state officials have received orders “from higherups” to increase voter turnout to maximize his mandate to lead.

{FD} Vatican bows to pressure, releases retired pope’s letter

The Vatican has bowed to pressure and released the complete letter by Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI about Pope Francis after coming under criticism for selectively citing it in a press release and digitally manipulating a photograph of it.

{FD} Albania arrests 39 in crackdown on immigration crime rings

Albania police have arrested 39 people in a crackdown on crime rings illegally sending about 1,000 Albanians to Britain, the United States and Canada.

{FD} Russia retaliates, expels 23 British diplomats amid tensions over ex-spy poisoning

Russia announced it would also be expelling 23 British diplomats amid the growing tensions between the two nations over the nerve agent attack on a former Kremlin spy.

{FD} North Korean minister to meet again with Swedish counterpart

North Korea's foreign minister is set to meet again with his Swedish counterpart amid growing speculation about a possible meeting in the Scandinavian country between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.