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As a wild, bitter contest to lead Brazil gets underway, the two front-runners are political opposites, one facing prison time and the other with a long history of incendiary remarks.
The country was once home to an array of tourist landmarks, but many of those have been damaged or destroyed by war, and most governments still advise against their citizens traveling there.
Mary Lou McDonald has no direct involvement in the three decades of conflict in Northern Ireland.
Mr. Bocuse was a leading figure in the pathbreaking culinary movement known as nouvelle cuisine.
A robust and ‘synchronized’ recovery has been slow in coming, and some fear growth will peak next year.
A Chinese man died after the fishing boat he was on collided with the Vestas 11th Hour Racing team during the around-the-world sailing competition.
Pyongyang abruptly called off a trip to the South by an advance team. Given the North’s unpredictability, there was much speculation about what that meant.
The birthplace of China’s nuclear arsenal is now a patriotic showpiece, celebrating its scientists as heroes. But traumatic parts of its history go unmentioned.
Many regard President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi’s victory as a foregone conclusion. His only serious opponent could be disqualified in March.
Against US warnings Turkey announced it was proceeding with an operation against the Kurdish enclave of Afrin
This week’s Canada newsletter looks back at food events in Toronto and Montreal as well as the ancestor of Imax.
In embassies around the world, some of America’s diplomats are being dressed down by their host nations. Others are considering leaving their posts.
The Trudeau government has linked federal funding of a youth employment program to support for abortion rights.
The arrests of seven reporters covering economic protests reflect what advocacy groups call increasingly harsh censorship in the vast African country.
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China has opened a new air route for civilian airliners through the tense Taiwan Strait, at a time when it is also sending bombers and warships near Taiwan.
An impassioned speech by Fianna Fail’s Micheal Martin takes Ireland a step closer to relaxing its blanket prohibition on abortion.
In a London criminal court, a prosecutor said that the stabbing of Harry Uzoka, a model, was driven by a conflict over a woman.
He deplored the resource extraction that has harmed local communities and damaged the environment.
President Trump’s third attempt to impose restrictions on travel from predominantly Muslim nations will face a test in the Supreme Court this spring.