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BORMES-LES-MIMOSAS, France — Backed by planes dropping water and fire retardant, more than 1,000 firefighters battled wildfires Wednesday that billowed smoke into the sky over France's southern Cote d'Azur coast and forced the evacuation of … more
TEKNAF, Bangladesh — He trekked to Bangladesh as part of an exodus of a half million people from Myanmar, the largest refugee crisis to hit Asia in decades. But after climbing out of a boat on … more
BRASILIA, Brazil — Opposition lawmakers in Brazil on Wednesday tried to delay a vote on whether to suspend President Michel Temer, an acknowledgement that they likely didn't have enough support to put Temer on trial for a bribery … more
HAGATNA, Guam — Tourists haven't been deterred from visiting the tropical island of Guam even though the U.S. territory has been at the center of North Korean and U.S. threats during the past week.Won Hyung-jin, an official from Modetour, a … more
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's socialist government on Monday claimed a popular mandate to dramatically recast the country's political system even as condemnations of the process poured in from governments around the world and the … more
To the untrained eye, the area west of Lake Turkana in northern Kenya appears to be barren of anything but rocky hills and volcanic ash.But anthropologists know the Napudet region of the Turkana Basinas a promising newdig site for fossils from the … more
NAIROBI, Kenya — A dispute over Kenya's presidential election intensified Thursday when supporters of opposition leader Raila Odinga said an unofficial tally showed that he won — a claim that conflicted with a provisional official result … more
JERUSALEM — Israel and Jordan resolved a diplomatic standoff late Monday after a day of high-level negotiations that ended with the evacuation of Israeli Embassy staff from their base in Jordan to Israel.The crisis had been triggered by a … more
CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuela's supreme court ordered the removal and arrest of a Caracas-area mayor at the heart of recent anti-government protests and President Nicolas Maduro's all-powerful constitutional assembly planned to meet again … more
PYONGYANG, North Korea — North Korea on Friday test-fired its second intercontinental ballistic missile, which flew longer and higher than the first according to its wary neighbors, leading analysts to conclude that a wide swath of the U.S., … more
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