The Chinese leader set out an ambitious vision to keep the Communist Party at the center of every aspect of life.

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Ksenia Sobchak is a former protest leader and TV personality. The Kremlin may see her as a safe protest vote.

After Roselyn Akombe left for the U.S. in fear for her life, her boss also said that a fair presidential election could not be guaranteed.

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Trudeau joins Canadians in mourning their rock poet, Gord Downie

"Gord was everyone’s friend … our buddy Gord, who loved this country with everything he had,” said Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

Thousands protest al-Shabab as new details of Somalia truck bombing emerge

Intelligence officials say al-Shabab tried a “knock-knock” tactic.

In photos: After harrowing escape from Burma, Rohingya face desperation in Bangladesh

More than half a million Rohingya Muslims have fled Burma since August, often making a dangerous sea voyage to neighboring Bangladesh.

The actions began after people in a crowd waved a rainbow flag at a rock concert last month.

Despite last month’s ban, many see the giant ride-sharing service as an unstoppable part of the future.

The Venezuelan leader spoke after officials declared government victories in state races.

In one assault, a commando-style raid on a police compound began with twin car bombs.

The announcement of the fall of the city, the de facto Islamic State capital, came after a last-stand battle by the militants.

On social media, women have stepped forward to share accounts of abuse and harassment they have faced.

The military push is raising doubts about the future of Iraqi Kurdistan’s leadership.

The Czech Republic is poised to elect a man whose pitch mirrors that of the U.S. president.

After socialists’ tainted wins in gubernatorial elections, anti-government forces are caught in a rut. 

President Trump says the United States is “not taking sides” in crisis between two U.S. allies.

The conflict between Kurdish and Iraqi forces follows Kurdistan’s independence vote. 

Investigators said they hadn’t received any official complaints. Maxim Lapunov is the first.

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Conservation groups say a record number of Southern right whales were counted this year in Argentina’s Patagonia region.

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Togo’s security minister says at least five people have been killed in clashes between security forces and opposition supporters demonstrating for presidential term limits.

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U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Wednesday he is going to conflict-torn Central African Republic next week to spotlight growing communal tensions, spreading violence and deteriorating humanitarian situation as well as highlight the work of U.N. peacekeepers.

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A judge in Chile has sentenced 35 former agents of Gen. Augusto Pinochet’s feared secret police for the kidnapping, detention and forced disappearance of a pregnant woman in 1976.

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Argentine investigators think they have found the body of a protester whose disappearance more than two months ago prompted large demonstrations demanding the government find him alive, officials said Wednesday.

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U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley said Wednesday the United States is circulating a resolution that would extend by another year the work of inspectors seeking to determine who is behind chemical weapons attacks in Syria.

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