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This Week's Edition
North Korea's Internet Goes Down
"They have disappeared from the global Internet presently."
Do Sanctions Work?
Putin has been bolstered by the West’s financial squeeze on his cronies.
Obama: Keystone XL Has No ‘Nominal Benefit’ for U.S.
President's former press secretary hints that Obama may veto the pipeline.
Russia’s Oligarchs: Rich Enough to Still Afford Caviar
“Only the poorest people in Russia keep all their assets in rubles.”
Pope Francis Blasts Fellow Churchmen at Christmas Greeting
The Pope listed 15 “diseases” afflicting the highest-ranking members of the Catholic church.
Several Killed After Rubbish Truck Ploughs Into Glasgow Christmas Shoppers
At least seven people are seriously injured as well a police spokesman said this number could rise
Dossier on Westminster Paedophile Rings Implicates 22 High-Profile Figures
John Mann MP compiled the list which contains the names of three current MPs
500 Militants to Be Executed in Pakistan
Following the army school massacre, the Pakistani government has reinstated the death penalty.
U.N. Security Council to Debate North Korea Human Rights
For the first time, the Security Council will debate human rights in the secretive Communist state, but don’t expect any action.
German Journalist Returns From Time With ISIS With Chilling Stories
74-year-old Jürgen Todenhöfer is the first Western journalist to be granted such access to the terrorist group
French ‘Lone Wolf’ Attacks Highlight Growing Threat
There were two attacks by men shouting “Allahu Akbar” in France over the weekend
Scottish Labour Facing Wipe-Out as SNP Polls Record High
The poll confirms a seismic shift in Scottish politics away from the Westminster parties
Masked Robbers Raid Berlin's Most Iconic Department Store
Kaufhaus des Westens was robbed on Saturday by four men wearing masks, just one hour after opening
Podemos to Offer Referendum on Spanish Monarchy
The radical left-wing party said Spain should have the right to choose between monarchy and republic
In Pictures: Behind the Scenes at Luton Town FC
As part of Newsweek's in-depth report into the workings of a lower league football team, photographer Danny North was granted unprecedented access to life behind the scenes at Luton Town FC.
Driver Slams Car into Pedestrians in France Whilst Shouting 'Allahu Akbar'
The incident followed another attack on police and France is on high alert for further incidents
Rival Contests Essebsi's Victory in Tunisian Election
Soon after the polls closed on Sunday Essebsi announced his victory but rival Marzouki has rejected the claim
Man Protests on Ledge of St. Peter's in Vatican
Marcello di Finizio is protesting against laws he says caused him to lose him business
Egypt Allows Travelers From Gaza For First Time Since October
Officials said the crossing would open for two days to allow Gazans with serious illnesses to travel for treatment, and to allow foreign nationals and students to travel.
Reading ‘Frankenstein’ in Baghdad
Writers want to have the Iraqi capital declared a UNESCO City of Literature.
U.S.-Led Forces Launch Air Strikes in Iraq, Syria
Iraq strikes destroyed Islamic State buildings, tactical units and vehicles, while strikes in Syria focused around the contested city of Kobani.
Cuba Says U.S. Must Respect Its Communist System
Cuban President Raul Castro on Saturday stressed that Cuba would not be giving up its socialist principles.
Tale of a Million Mummies Unravels
Ancient Egypt experts are at odds over findings at an ancient site.
Tide Begins to Turn Against ISIS: Report
Morale is failing, foreign fighters are deserting and Iraqi forces are pushing the terrorist group back, according to a new report.
Dodging The Draft, Russian Style
Vladimir Putin’s army is largely made up of conscripts -- who do everything to stay out of uniform.
U.S. Sends Four Guantanamo Prisoners Home to Afghanistan
The men were flown to Kabul overnight in the first such transfer of its kind to war-torn Afghanistan since 2009.
Russia Calls Crimea Sanctions 'Collective Punishment'
The Russian Foreign Ministry said it was preparing to retaliate
North Korea Calls for Joint Probe Into Sony Hack
An unnamed spokesman of the North's foreign ministry said there would be "grave consequences" if Washington refused to agree to the joint probe.
Sony Pictures CEO: We Didn't Make a Mistake Pulling 'The Interview'
Michael Lynton was responding to comments made by President Obama that the studio erred.
Kurds Claim Big Gains Against Islamic State
Kurdish forces have regained most of the ground they lost to Islamic State in northern Iraq.