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Abe on course for resounding victory in Japan, exit polls say

The prime minister looks set to win the election, but his "super-majority" hangs in the balance...

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Japan PM Abe's ruling bloc on track for big win in election: TV exit polls

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition was on track for a big win in Sunday's election, media exit polls showed, pot...

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Spain urges Catalonia secessionists to obey Madrid

BARCELONA (Reuters) - The Spanish government has urged Catalonians to accept direct control from Madrid and ignore instructions from the restive region's secessio...

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Fox renewed Bill O'Reilly deal despite harassment suit

Twenty-First Century Fox knew about a $32m (£24m) harassment settlement when it resigned O'Reilly...

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Exclusive: Returning Rohingya may lose land, crops under Myanmar plans

SITTWE, Myanmar (Reuters) - Rohingya Muslims who return to Myanmar after fleeing to Bangladesh are unlikely to be able to reclaim their land, and may find their crops have bee...

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Gunmen Kill 13 Niger Soldiers in Attack Near Mali Border

Heavily armed men in trucks and on motorcycles rode into the base a few dozen miles from where militants killed four American soldiers in an ambush on Oct. 4...

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Putin rival leaves jail as Kremlin race heats up

Russian opposition leader and anti-Putin campaigner Alexei Navalny declared "I'm out" after he was released from a detention centre in M...

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Stranded diver stalked for miles by deadly shark

A diver who became separated from his boat has said he is lucky to be alive after swimming miles back to shore while being stalked by a large tiger shark...

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Five former US presidents unite for hurricane relief concert

The five living former US presidents have raised more than $31m (£23.5m) for victims...

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Five former US presidents unite at hurricane relief concert

The five living former US presidents have raised more than $31m (£23.5m) for victims...

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Cliff diving in Chile: Divers compete in Lago Ranco

Competitors performed acrobatics from heights of up to 27m (89ft) in Chile...

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Italy referendums: Lombardy and Veneto vote on greater autonomy

Central government says the polls are unnecessary but they are permitted under the constitution...

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Fierce firefight as Philippines' toughest urban war down to last building

MARAWI CITY, Philippines (Reuters) - Philippine troops were locked in an intense urban firefight on Sunday with the last remnants of a pro-Islamic state alliance, as the army...

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U.S.-backed militias seize key oil field in east Syria: SDF

BEIRUT (Reuters) - U.S.-backed militias said they captured a major oil field in Deir al-Zor province on Sunday, pressing their offensive against Islamic State fighters in east...

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Baseball: Astros reach World Series after Game 7 win over Yankees

(Reuters) - The Houston Astros reached Major League Baseball's World Series for the first time since 2005 after beating the New York Yankees 4-0 in Game Seven of...

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Typhoon causes chaos in Japan on election day

Millions have battled severe wind and rain to vote in Japan's election, as a powerful typhoon causes chaos across the country...

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Trump defends tweets as key to White House victory

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump defended his regular use of social media, especially Twitter, and said he may not have won the White House without it...

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Trump video played at hurricane relief concert

(Reuters) - In a rare show of unity, U.S. President Donald Trump praised all five of his living predecessors on Saturday, thanking them in a video for their work helping to ra...

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Iraqi Forces Overpower Kurds, but Public Relations Battle Rages

The flag of the Kurdish autonomous region was taken down in Kirkuk last week as Iraqi forces gained control of the city...

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Macri coalition may win Argentina's 'Big Five' districts in Sunday mid-term

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Allies of Argentina's business-friendly President Mauricio Macri could sweep the country's "Big Five&qu...

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Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter says would travel to North Korea: NYT

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter said he would be willing to travel to North Korea on behalf of the Trump administration to help diffuse rising tensions...

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Wham, bam, no more Spam: Thieves' new target

Shoplifters in Hawaii are stealing cans of Spam then selling them on the streets for quick cash to buy drugs, according to authorities...

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Former US presidents gather for hurricanes fundraiser

The five living former US presidents have already raised more than $31m (£23.5m) for victims...

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For some Chinese dissidents, party congress means a paid 'vacation'

BEIJING (Reuters) - Hu Jia, a well-known Chinese dissident who lives in Beijing, says he had hoped to go to the southeastern city of Xiamen for his government-sponsored holida...

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Round-the-world race against plastic pollution

One of the world's best sailors has revealed that her pursuit of a gold medal at the Rio Olympics was hampered by the amount of plastic in the water...

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WHO chief 'rethinking' Robert Mugabe's appointment

The proposal to appoint the Zimbabwean president as a WHO goodwill ambassador sparked an outcry...

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Japan voters to deliver verdict on PM Abe's nearly five-year rule

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese voters deliver their verdict on Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's nearly five years in power in an election on Sunday that will determine if...

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Ivory Coast's hair sculptor Laetitia Ky

Laetitia Ky uses coat hangers, wires and pins to make "hair sculptures" for her Instagram fans...

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Cancer Didn’t Kill Pablo Neruda, Panel Finds. Was it Murder?

Pablo Neruda after winning the 1971 Nobel Prize in Literature...

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Japan goes to the polls in snap election

Millions are voting in the election, which was called by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe last month...

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Trump: End of the ISIS 'is in sight'

President Donald Trump said Saturday that the United States would soon transition into a "new phase" of involvement in Syria after US-backed forces d...

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Catalonia's leaders fight off direct rule from Madrid

MADRID/BARCELONA (Reuters) - Catalonia's leaders said on Saturday they would not accept direct rule imposed on the region by the Spanish government, as a politica...

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George Soros Fast Facts

Read CNN's Fast Facts about George Soros and learn more about one of the most successful investment financiers in the world...

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Brexit bill on menu as Davis set for Paris talks

David Davis will travel to Paris on Monday for Brexit talks after French President Emmanuel Macron told London it needed to put more money on the table to unlock trade negotia...

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Brutal Killing of Journalist Exposes ‘Something Darker’ in Malta

Investigators at the scene of a car bomb that killed the investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia...

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After Making Mugabe a ‘Good-Will Ambassador,’ W.H.O. Chief Is ‘Rethinking’ It

President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe in Harare, the country’s capital, in 2016. The World Health Organization has named him a good-will ambassador...

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Catalonia independence: Puigdemont 'will not accept' Rajoy plan

President Carles Puigdemont says Catalonia will not accept Madrid's plan to curb region's powers...

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'Worst attacks since Franco': Catalan leader reacts

Madrid's moves to take back some powers from Catalonia are the "worst attacks since the dictatorship of Franco"...

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Catalan leader slams 'worst attack since Franco'

Madrid's moves to take back some powers from Catalonia are the "worst attack since the dictatorship of Franco"...

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'Worst attack since Franco': Catalan leader reacts

Madrid's moves to take back some powers from Catalonia are the "worst attack since the dictatorship of Franco"...

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Catalonia 'will not accept' Spain plan

Catalan President Carles Puigdemont says Catalonia will not accept Madrid's plan to curb region's powers...

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Trump: Raqqa fall 'critical breakthrough', end of Islamic State in sight

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday hailed the defeat of Islamic State fighters in their self-proclaimed capital of Raqqa as "a critic...

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Iran Saps Strength of Revolutionary Guards With Arrests and Cutbacks

Missiles on display during Defense Week last month in Tehran, where the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps also unveiled Iran’s new Russian-made S-300 air defense system...

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Middle East Feud Looms Over Jailing of Egyptian Woman

Yusuf al-Qaradawi in 2014. His daughter is jailed in Egypt in what human rights groups say is a politically motivated case...

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Militants Kill Egyptian Security Forces in Devastating Ambush

An Egyptian police officer on guard in El Alamein, west of Alexandria. Police officers were ambushed and killed by Islamist fighters on Friday on the way toward what they beli...

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WHO 'rethinking' Mugabe ambassador post

The World Health Organisation says it is now "rethinking" its decision to make Robert Mugabe a goodwill ambassador...

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Madrid to impose direct rule in Catalonia to quash independence bid

MADRID/BARCELONA (Reuters) - The Spanish government will impose direct rule on Catalonia, firing the regional government and forcing a new election, it said on Saturday, unpre...

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British jihadi's fate 'could deter others'

Community leaders from the home town of jihadi Abu Sa'eed Al Britani say evidence suggesting he was imprisoned by Islamic State could deter other young Muslims fr...

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Czech Election Won by Anti-Establishment Party Led by Billionaire

The billionaire Andrej Babis, leader of Ano, which defeated the Czech Republic’s mainstream parties...

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Spain Will Remove Catalonia Leader, Escalating Secession Crisis

Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy of Spain announced that fresh regional elections would take place in Catalonia within six months...

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Czech election: Billionaire Babis wins by large margin

With almost all votes counted, Andrej Babis' party has secured almost triple its closest rivals...

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Militants Kill Egyptian Security Forces in Deadly Attack

An Egyptian police officer on guard in El Alamein, west of Alexandria. Police officers were ambushed and killed by Islamist fighters on Friday on the way toward what they beli...

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Malta offers €1m reward over journalist killing

Malta's government has offered a €1m (£893,000) reward for information on who killed an investigative reporter with a car bomb...

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Spain to sack Catalan government in bid to end secessionist crisis

MADRID (Reuters) - The Spanish government will sack Catalonia's secessionist leadership and force the region into a new election, it decided on Saturday, unpreced...

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Trump says he will allow scheduled release of JFK files

The US president says he will allow scheduled release of classified files relating to Kennedy's assassination...

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Desert Ambush in Egypt on Security Convoy Kills at Least 59

An Egyptian police officer on guard in El Alamein, west of Alexandria. Police officers were ambushed and killed by Islamist fighters on Friday on the way toward what they beli...

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Twin Mosque Attacks Kill Scores in One of Afghanistan’s Deadliest Weeks

The Shiite mosque, Imam Zaman, in Kabul on Saturday, a day after a suicide attack killed scores during evening prayers...

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Czech election: Billionaire Babis secures big early lead

With about a third of votes counted, Andrej Babis' party has secured a significant lead...

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Raid erupts into gunfight as dozens of police die

At least 54 police officers have been killed after a raid on a suspected militant hideout led to a major firefight in Egypt...

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Spain Will Remove Catalan Leader, Prime Minister Announces

Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy of Spain announced that fresh regional elections would take place in Catalonia within six months...

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Prime Minister Announces Spain Will Remove Catalan Leader

Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy of Spain announced that fresh regional elections would take place in Catalonia within six months...

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Military cadets killed in Kabul minibus suicide bombing

It brings the death toll from attacks in Afghanistan to around 200 in this week alone...

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Magazine apologises to Solange for edit

The Evening Standard says they made "the wrong call" to edit the singer's elaborate hairstyle...

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U.S. warns public about attacks on energy, industrial firms

(Reuters) - The U.S government issued a rare public warning about hacking campaigns targeting energy and industrial firms, the latest evidence that cyber attacks present an in...

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Trump to release JFK files, subject to 'further information'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday that subject to receipt of further information, he planned to allow the opening of long-secret files on the...

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Trump to allow release of JFK assassination files

Donald Trump has indicated he will allow the release of thousands of classified files about the assassination of John F Kennedy...

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Under fire in Iraq: A camera crew's view of a warzone

Gunfire, danger - a few of the hazards facing a BBC team covering the news from Iraq...

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Robert Mugabe's WHO appointment condemned as 'an insult'

The UK government, an array of campaign groups and the Zimbabwe opposition express dismay...

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Spain will sack Catalan government, call regional election

MADRID (Reuters) - The Spanish government decided on Saturday to sack the secessionist leadership of Catalonia and force the region into a new election, saying it had to take...

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Catalonia independence: Spain pushes to remove leaders

Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy says the Catalan parliament's powers will be curbed and elections held...

BBC World
Spain pushes to remove Catalonia leaders over independence

Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy says the Catalan parliament's powers will be curbed and elections held...

BBC World
Prime Minister Announces Spain Will Remove Catalonia’s Leader

Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy of Spain announced that fresh regional elections would take place in Catalonia within six months...

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Catalan independence: Spain pushes to remove leaders

Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy says the Catalan parliament's powers will be curbed and elections held...

BBC World
Spain's Rajoy says will sack Catalan government, call regional elections

MADRID (Reuters) - Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Saturday said he would curb the powers of the parliament of Catalonia, sack its government and call an...

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W.H.O. Names Mugabe a ‘Good-Will Ambassador,’ and the World Balks

President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe in Harare, the country’s capital, in 2016. The World Health Organization has named him a “goodwill ambassador.”...

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Spain PM approves taking powers from Catalonia

Spain's PM says he has approved implementing Article 155 allowing the Madrid government to take back some powers from Catalonia...

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Militants kill Egyptian security forces in desert shoot-out

The forces are reported to have been looking for the militants' hideout when they came under attack...

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Man arrested after knife attack in Munich

Police say no motive has been established for the attack, which lightly wounded four passers-by...

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Paul Ryan roasts Trump at charity dinner

Senior Republican Paul Ryan had a few presidential jokes up his sleeve at a charity dinner...

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Republican speaker Ryan roasts Trump at charity dinner

The senior Republican had a few presidential jokes up his sleeve at a charity dinner...

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Munich knife attack: Police hunt man who injured five

The suspect fled the scene after the attack, with no motive apparent, police say...

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Plane by plane, New York greets Puerto Ricans displaced by hurricane

NEW YORK (Reuters) - There were only a few minutes left before baggage carousel No. 4 jolted to life at John F. Kennedy International Airport, soon to be ringed with people co...

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Philippine leader: I will shoot criminals myself

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has said he would be willing to shoot criminals himself after reining back the police's powers...

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Bannon: George W Bush was 'destructive' president

Donald Trump's former chief strategist Steve Bannon has attacked George W Bush - calling his presidency "destructive"...

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Spanish government meets to impose direct rule in rebel Catalonia

MADRID (Reuters) - The Spanish cabinet was meeting on Saturday to prepare to impose direct rule on Catalonia and thwart a drive by the autonomous region to breakaway from Spai...

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Memoir of Growing Up Fat Forces France to Look in the Mirror

Gabrielle Deydier, the author of “On Ne Naît Pas Grosse” (“One Is Not Born Fat”), describes with sometimes caustic candor the daily humiliations of obesity and the se...

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Several injured in Munich knife attack

The suspect fled the scene after the attack, with no motive apparent, police say...

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Man on the run after Munich knife attack

A man is on the run after attacking several people with a knife in the German city of Munich and escaping on a bicycle...

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Suspect arrested after Munich knife attack

Police investigating a knife attack that left four people wounded in the German city of Munich have arrested a suspect...

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In China’s Coal Capital, Xi Jinping’s Dream Remains Elusive

Solar panels outside the village of Xiaoyaotou, in the northern Chinese province of Shanxi, where the decline of coal has locals looking for new sources of income...

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In Russia, a Bribery Case Lifts the Veil on Kremlin Intrigue

The former Russian economy minister, Aleksei V. Ulyukayev, who denies that he solicited a $2 million bribe from the oligarch Igor I. Sechin...

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The war on ISIS brings more turmoil

The last ISIS fighters in Raqqa have been killed or surrendered, and the terror group that once held territory the size of the United Kingdom and ruled over ten million people...

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ISIS Claims Attack on Shiite Mosque in Kabul That Killed at Least 32

An Afghan man on Saturday in a Shiite mosque after a suicide bombing attack on Friday in Kabul killed dozens...

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Spain expected to impose Catalonia direct rule

The Spanish cabinet is meeting to decide whether or not to impose direct rule on Catalonia...

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Japan Ranks Low in Female Lawmakers. An Election Won’t Change That.

Kaori Ishikawa, a candidate for parliament, during a campaign rally in Obihiro, Japan...

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Dozens of arrests as mobs kill nine 'vampires'

Police say 140 people have been arrested after a spate of deadly mob attacks on suspected "vampires" in Malawi...

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Missing hikers died in 'murder-suicide pact'

A young couple who went missing in a national park on a hot summer day died in what appeared to be a murder-suicide pact, police say...

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