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Iraqi election seen as a contest between Iran’s challenger and America’s incumbent

Hadi al-Ameri has fought for and most recently commanded a militia armed and trained by Iran.

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For decades, Colombia battled leftist guerrillas. Now one is a leading presidential candidate.

Polls show Gustavo Petro is unlikely to win, but his strong run highlights drastic polarization at a transformative time for Latin America’s closest U.S. ally.

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Algerian military transport plane crashes, killing 257 people

The Russian-built Ilyushin plane went down 20 miles south of the capital of Algiers.

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South Korea asks: Who is that mystery man with Pompeo and Kim?

A CIA official in the middle of summit planning has become a fascination.

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Abrams scraps Democrats' usual game plan in South. Will it work?

The day after her primary victory in Georgia, Republicans launched a searing attack, calling her a "far-left radical" who would promote "extremism."

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Chicago Council Backs Obama Presidential Center Plans

The effort to build the Obama Presidential Center in a park on Chicago's South Side where Barack Obama's political career began cleared its biggest ...

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Meghan Markle’s nephew questioned by London police for bringing a knife to a nightclub

Just days after the Meghan Markle Duchess of Sussex shined as the belle of the ball at her beautiful wedding ceremony to Prince Harry, her nephew got caught brandishing a knife at a South London club. The post Meghan Markle’s nephew questioned by London police for bringing a knife to a nightclub appeared first on theGrio.

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Trump Wants Aid Cut to Nations Not Helping US Stem Illegal Immigration

President Donald Trump called Wednesday for a "radical change" to the structure of U.S. aid to countries deemed not sufficiently assisting the United States in keeping violent illegal immigrants from heading here. "We're going to work out ...

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Kidnappers of South African boy demand ransom in bitcoin

A South African gang who snatched a 13-year-old boy are demanding a ransom in bitcoin cryptocurrency, police say.

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Ex-South Africa cricket captain retires

South Africa batsman and former Test captain AB de Villiers retires from international cricket after a 14-year career.

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Trump: We'll Know Fate of N. Korea Summit by Next Week

President Donald Trump says the U.S. will know by next week whether his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will be held on June 12 in ...

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US Excludes China From Military Drill Over South China Sea Actions

The United States has disinvited China from a major international maritime exercise, saying Beijing's "destabilizing behavior" in the South China Sea ...

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Champions League: Horoya hold Mamelodi Sundowns

Guinea's Horoya score late to earn a 2-2 draw with visiting South Africa's Mamelodi Sundowns in Group C of the African Champions League.

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S. Korea Tries to Ease Trump’s Doubts Over N. Korea Summit

South Korean President Moon Jae-in was more optimistic than U.S. President Donald Trump about prospects for the U.S.- North Korea nuclear summit, following their meeting in Washington on Tuesday. President Trump said there was a "substantial chance" his June 12 meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore would not take place over ...

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North Korea expands threat to cancel Trump-Kim summit, saying it won’t be pushed to abandon its nukes

Pyongyang canceled talks with South Korean officials that were scheduled for Wednesday.

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Cyril Ramaphosa, elected South Africa’s new president, confronts woes of Zuma legacy

Mired in corruption scandals, Jacob Zuma was forced to resign leaving the ANC reputation in tatters.

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Jacob Zuma resigns as South Africa’s president, ending standoff with ruling party

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, who replaced Zuma as ANC leader in December, becomes country’s acting leader.

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As tensions with Trump deepen, Europe wonders if America is lost for good

Continental leaders worry the president may be the new normal, not an aberration.

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