Ashleigh Bartlett

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Trips in Europe everyone should take according to the world's top travel experts

The Ice Hotel, Finland.Flickr/bjaglin<p>No matter how many countries you've been to, there's always somewhere new to discover.<p>But with so many cultures, countries, and landscapes to explore, it's hard to prioritise one dream destination over another.<p>Business Insider UK asked top travel bloggers and …

Trump Says Russians Didn’t Help Him Win. His Intelligence Agencies Say Yes They Did.

Lost in the president’s attacks on pro football are his most far-reaching denials yet about Russian involvement in his election<p>WASHINGTON ― Buried beneath the war President Donald Trump has launched against the NFL over protests during the national anthem is a new claim about Russian involvement in …

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Warner: 'Million-dollar question' how Russians knew who to target on Facebook

<b>(CNN) —</b> Sen. Mark Warner says the "million-dollar question" still unanswered about the Facebook election ads sold to Russian-linked accounts was how the Russians knew whom to target on Facebook.<p>Warner, the top Democrat on the Senate intelligence panel, told CNN the committee expects this week to …

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Russia to retaliate against U.S. in military observation flights row: agencies | Reuters

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia will retaliate against the United States in a row over a treaty that allows both states to conduct military observation flights over each other’s territory, Russia’s deputy foreign minister said, Russian news agencies reported on Wednesday.<p>Finnish President Sauli Niinisto …

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[Opinion] West needs to get real on Ukraine

Expecting the impossible meant that criticism of Ukraine's 'failure' to swiftly undertake sweeping social change was inevitable. In recent months, a …

Zapad-2017: 'Normal military business'

Was the recent Russian and Belarussian Zapad-2017 military exercise really preparation for a major conflict as some neighbors feared? DW spoke with …

Russia says ISIS killed one of its generals in Syria, but it's blaming the US

The Russian Defence Ministry said on Sunday that Asapov had been killed by Islamic State shelling near Deir al-Zor.<p>Moscow has complained about what it has suggested are suspiciously friendly ties between U.S.-backed militias, U.S. special forces, and Islamic State in the area, accusing Washington …

Germany's Nazi Past Is Just a Stumbling Stone Away

ZIERENBERG, Germany — Gunter Demnig kneeled on a rain-drenched sidewalk in front of a timber-framed house and replaced some cobblestones with two brass-plate-covered slabs. Each was engraved with a name.<p>“Involuntarily moved 1938,” each inscription reads. These stones mark the night when …

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Russia Committed ‘Grave’ Rights Abuses in Crimea, U.N. Says

GENEVA — Russia has committed “multiple and grave” human rights abuses in Crimea since reclaiming the territory three years ago, the United Nations said on Monday, including arbitrary arrests, torture and the imposition of Russian citizenship on residents of the former Ukrainian region.<p>United …

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The Must-See Movies of November (Trust Us)

<i>Hitting theaters this month, stories of perseverance: Gael García Bernal portrays the trials of a journalist confined in a Tehran prison; Channing Tatum transforms into an Olympic-bound wrestler; and a devastating portray of Stephen Hawking's life through love, illness, and genius. Pause</i> …

7 Places You Need To Visit This Fall

As travel mavens, we're slightly obsessed with fall.<p>Okay, make that <i>slightly</i> more than slightly obsessed. Fall is when our favorite destination cities tend to recover from summer crowds, become pleasantly crisp and explode with eye-catching colors. Herewith, we've pegged some of the most stellar …

How To Tip When Traveling Around The World

There is nothing more vexing than trying to figure out who to tip, how much, and when--especially when you're in a foreign country. You'll come face to face with employees at airports and train stations, hotels and bed and breakfasts, restaurants and cafés. Do you have to tip everyone? What about …