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China’s parliament opens amid possibility of lifelong rule by president Xi Jinping

BEIJING — China’s annual parliament opened Monday with the expected show of…

Thousands protest in Barcelona against Catalan separatism

BARCELONA, Spain — Thousands of people took to the streets of Barcelona…

NAFTA negotiators dig in for the long haul

MEXICO CITY — It’s looking increasingly likely that NAFTA talks will extend…

Ethiopia in disarray as leader quits

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Ethiopia, an opaque authoritarian country where protesters, bloggers…

Helicopter crashes into earthquake survivors in Mexico, killing 13

MEXICO CITY — After a powerful earthquake struck Mexico Friday afternoon, survivors…

Israeli police recommend charging Benjamin Netanyahu in corruption cases

TEL AVIV, Israel — Israeli police recommended charging Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu…

Admitted terrorist testifies about his secret Guantanamo perks

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba — A tortured al-Qaida terrorist turned prosecution…

Riots flop as Italy’s far right takes election fight to Facebook

ROME — Italian authorities braced for the worst Saturday, deploying riot police…

Iranian drone penetrates Israeli airspace; Israel responds with attacks in Syria

JERUSALEM — In its first known military engagement with Iranian forces, Israel…

Starving soldiers and anger after killing of rebel cop loosens Maduro’s grip on Venezuela’s military

The government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, hated by much of the…

After deadly bombing, Colombia suspends peace talks with ELN guerrillas

BOGOTA, Colombia — President Juan Manuel Santos broke off peace talks with…

Kenya has one president. In a political showdown, it’s about to swear in another

Kenya’s main opposition leader is scheduled to be sworn in as president.…

Pence says US Embassy to move to Jerusalem by end of 2019

JERUSALEM — Vice President Mike Pence told the Israeli parliament Monday that…

Climate change a long simmering factor in Iran protests

TEHRAN, Iran — In the mountains of western Iran, the province of…

North, South Korea solidify plan to march together at Olympics

North and South Korea solidified a plan to march together at next…

Philippines government orders news site to over violation of ownership rules

BEIJING — Rappler, a digital pioneer in the Philippine media scene, won…

Pope Francis, in Chile, apologizes for sexual abuse by priests

SANTIAGO, Chile — Pope Francis on Tuesday opened his weeklong visit to…

Violence in Tijuana worsens with 1,744 homicides in 2017, officials say

After reaching a new high last year, the bloodshed in Tijuana has…

Salvadoran immigrants to have temporary protected status revoked

Immigrants who came to the U.S. from El Salvador in recent years…

Hundreds detained in Iran as Trump renews attack on regime

TEHRAN, Iran — Hundreds of people involved in protests roiling Iran since…