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Chilean Protesters Burn Churches, Loot Stores Ahead of Constitutional Referendum

Chilean Protesters Burn Churches, Loot Stores Ahead of...

Marking the anniversary of the start of last year’s antigovernment protests, about...

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A Secret U.S. Rescue in Yemen Played a Role in Mideast Peace Deal

A Secret U.S. Rescue in Yemen Played a Role in Mideast...

The U.S. military helped rescue U.A.E. soldiers after a 2017 military crash, building...

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As Covid-19 Roars Back in Europe, Governments Get Tougher on Rule Breakers

As Covid-19 Roars Back in Europe, Governments Get Tougher...

Governments are flexing enforcement muscles more forcefully than any time since...

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Bolivia Election: Evo Morales's Party Won Presidential Vote, Runner-Up Concedes

Bolivia Election: Evo Morales's Party Won Presidential...

A former Bolivian president, Carlos Mesa, conceded defeat to Luis Arce, the handpicked...

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China Acceleration May Not Rescue World From Virus Slowdown

China Acceleration May Not Rescue World From Virus Slowdown

Hopes are rising that China can pull the globe out of its coronavirus-induced funk,...

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Nigerian Protesters Shut Down Africa's Largest City

Nigerian Protesters Shut Down Africa's Largest City

Tens of thousands of people brought Lagos, Nigeria, to a standstill on Monday, the...

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Coronavirus Deals a Blow to Global Battle Against Poverty

Coronavirus Deals a Blow to Global Battle Against Poverty

After decades of progress against global poverty, world leaders are facing a setback...

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Israel Eases Second Lockdown as Covid-19 Cases Subside

Israel Eases Second Lockdown as Covid-19 Cases Subside

Initially a success story by locking down earlier than many other nations in the...

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Bolivian Election Shapes Up as Battle Over Former President Evo Morales

Bolivian Election Shapes Up as Battle Over Former President...

Eleven months after Bolivia’s President Evo Morales resigned amid violent protests...

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Thailand's Protests Shift Tactics, Influenced by Hong Kong

Thailand's Protests Shift Tactics, Influenced by Hong Kong

Demonstrators defied a government ban on large gatherings for the fourth consecutive...

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First 'Narco-Sub' Caught After Atlantic Crossing

First 'Narco-Sub' Caught After Atlantic Crossing

Law-enforcement authorities say a vessel seized last year in Spain that was carrying...

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Two of the World's Toughest Lockdowns Ease---Just a Little

Two of the World's Toughest Lockdowns Ease---Just a Little

Authorities in Israel and Australia’s Victoria state said they would begin easing...

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Mexican Ex-Defense Minister Charged With Helping Cartel Ship Drugs to U.S.

Mexican Ex-Defense Minister Charged With Helping Cartel...

Gen. Salvador Cienfuegos received bribes and passed information on investigations...

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China Warns It May Detain Americans

China Warns It May Detain Americans

Chinese government officials are warning their American counterparts they may detain...

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Thailand Curtails Mass Transit as Protesters Defy Gathering Ban

Thailand Curtails Mass Transit as Protesters Defy Gathering...

Almost all mass rail transit in Bangkok was shut down as thousands of antigovernment...

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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern Wins Landslide Re-Election

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern Wins Landslide...

The country’s center-left Labour Party, led by Jacinda Ardern, won a landslide victory...