The call is the first known contact between a U.S. president or president-elect with a Taiwanese leader since 1979.

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Experts wonder if the conversation between President-elect Trump and Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-Wen was a slip-up or a major signal by the incoming U.S. administration.

A Sunday vote is a chance for populists to hit the country’s leaders.

Items left behind by militants suggest a detailed level of military planning and training.

A far-right Italian leader wants to take a Trump upset to Italy on Sunday

Matteo Salvini wants to bar immigrants and pull his nation off the euro. He might get his way.

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Alienated young men have formed gangs in Melbourne, heightening a national paradox.

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Many thought Yahya Jammeh would be a dictator for life, but he was beaten by an opponent with little political experience.

A candidate in Sunday’s election seems to be reading from Donald Trump’s playbook.

The largely symbolic measures appear unlikely to make Pyongyang abandon its nuclear weapons program.

Authorities prepared Thursday to transport home the bodies of dozens of victims of this week’s air tragedy in Colombia as grief turned to anger amid indications the airliner ran out of fuel before slamming into the Andes. Bolivian aviation officials announced they were indefinitely suspending the charter company that operated the flight.

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The unpopular Socialist leader’s approval rating has sunk to 4 percent.

About 350 alleged victims have reported accusations possibly spanning decades.

Thailand has a new king, with the country’s crown prince formally taking the throne to succeed his much-revered late father, who reigned for 70 years.

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The prime minister and an ex-cricket star square off in a legal battle over corruption.

Exploding vehicles have been the defensive tactic of choice for militants battling the Iraqi advance.

The president-elect’s business ties with India and lack of foreign-policy expertise remain concerns.

The Kremlin leader focused his annual address on consolidating society, avoiding upheaval.

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Moroccan police have arrested a “dangerous element” who allegedly served as a liaison between the Islamic State group and members of a French cell dismantled last month while allegedly planning an attack, the state-run MAP news agency reported Saturday.

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On a rainy Saturday that only accentuated the grief, 20,000 people filled a tiny stadium under umbrellas and plastic ponchos to say goodbye to members of the Chapecoense soccer club who died in a plane crash.

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Gambia’s newly elected president on Saturday vowed to free all political prisoners and urged exiles who fled the 22-year reign of Yahya Jammeh to return from abroad and help him reform the tiny West African country.

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A voter referendum on changes to Italy’s post-war Constitution scheduled for Sunday has turned into a virtual plebiscite on Premier Matteo Renzi’s center-left government. Will Italy become the next Western country to turn on established political leaders? A rundown on what’s at stake in the constitutional referendum:

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Syrian warplanes, artillery and mortar rounds pounded areas in eastern Aleppo on Saturday drawing rebel rockets, as government troops gain new ground in the shrinking opposition-held enclave.

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A fatal fire Friday night at a warehouse party in the San Francisco Bay Area has claimed the lives of at least nine people. More than a dozen are still unaccounted for as of Saturday morning.

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