Canadian voters head to the polls to decide whether to give Trudeau a second mandate

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Conservative leader Andrew Scheer are locked in a tight race, but neither is expected to win a majority.
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Ambassador defends new rules to track Chinese officials in the United States

The U.S. envoy to China, Terry Branstad, said there have been hundreds, perhaps thousands, of instances in which Chinese officials thwarted American diplomats’ efforts to meet with students, local officials and the public in China.

Hundreds of children rescued from ‘torture’ schools in Nigeria

The crackdown has ramped up pressure on President Muhammadu Buhari to tighten oversight on these traditional schools known as Almajiris, which teach millions of children in the country’s predominantly Muslim north.
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Australia’s leading newspapers black out front pages to protest governmental media restrictions

The show of unity by competing media outlets came amid mounting concerns over what government critics describe as a culture of secrecy.

Others attempted to block the U.S. departure by standing in the streets with their hands up.

The prime minister insists Britain will still leave the E.U. in 10 days.

Israeli prime minister acknowledged defeat after less than a week, giving his moderate rival a chance to lead the country.

Neither Trudeau’s Liberals nor Scheer’s Conservatives were expected to win a majority in the federal election Monday.

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The 2019 ozone hole in the Southern Hemisphere peaked at its smallest level on record, thanks to the polar vortex.

The discoveries rank as some of the biggest underwater historical finds in years.

“I never thought that this would be easy,” Meghan said. “But I thought it would be fair.”

Demonstrations against a subway fare increase have spread and grown into a movement against the cost of living and persistent inequality.

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In the final hours of the prime minister’s deadline to fix the country’s economic crisis, people flooded the streets of major cities.

A large U.S. military convoy left Syria on Monday as the Trump administration withdrew some forces in the face of a Turkish offensive. 

The commander of U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan said the number of American troops in the country has been reduced by 2,000 over the past year. 

Demonstrations against a 4 cent transit-fare hike have erupted into violent clashes over economic inequalities that many say have long been brewing in Chile.

The pro-democracy movement, now in its fifth month, maintains widespread support and momentum in the face of increasing violence and police threats.

The two-year, $1.3 million effort is driven both by patriotism and scientific inquiry.

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Some British MPs hope that passing Johnson's deal would finally end the Brexit debate. Instead, it could make it even more complicated.

She spent decades advocating for more humane psychiatric treatments in Germany.

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Israel’s president says Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has ended his quest to form a new coalition government — a step that pushes the country into new political uncertainty

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Turkey’s president heads to Russia Tuesday to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin, in talks crucial to the outcome of Turkey’s incursion into northern Syria, and to the broader Syrian war

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Defense Secretary Mark Esper says he is discussing an option that would keep a small residual US military force in northeast Syria to secure oil fields and continue the fight against Islamic State militants

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau faces the threat of being knocked from power after one term as the nation holds parliamentary elections

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The Spanish government says it will exhume and relocate the remains of late military dictator Gen. Francisco Franco on Thursday

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Netanyahu returns mandate to Israel’s president after failing to form coalition government

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