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Worst Jihadist Attack in Years Stokes Anger Over Mali’s Response

Worst Jihadist Attack in Years Stokes Anger Over Mali’s Response

One of the deadliest militant attacks in the seven-year Islamist insurgency in Mali has stoked fresh anger over the government’s failure to halt jihadist raids, months after protests forced the prime
Brexit Deal in Sight as Negotiators Wrestle With the Details

Brexit Deal in Sight as Negotiators Wrestle With the Details

The U.K. and European Union signaled a Brexit deal is in sight, with negotiators heading into intensive talks in Brussels as a potential compromise over the Irish border starts to emerge.
Trump Stands by ‘Great Guy’ Giuliani as Investigation Deepens

Trump Stands by ‘Great Guy’ Giuliani as Investigation Deepens

President Donald Trump stood by Rudy Giuliani, calling him “a great guy and a wonderful lawyer” who’s under attack from the “Deep State,” a day after saying he didn’t know if the former New York City
Mattis Warns Over ISIS as Trump Withdraws Troops: Syria Update

Mattis Warns Over ISIS as Trump Withdraws Troops: Syria Update

Former U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis, who left the job last year after Donald Trump suddenly withdrew most U.S. forces from Syria, said Islamic State could make a comeback after the
Democratic Districts Have Far Higher Foreign-Born Populations

Democratic Districts Have Far Higher Foreign-Born Populations

Foreign-born residents reached 13.7% of the U.S. population in 2018, the highest percentage in over a century, and are most numerous in Congressional districts held by Democrats, a new study shows.
Duterte Says Police Chief to Maintain Post While Under Probe

Duterte Says Police Chief to Maintain Post While Under Probe

President Rodrigo Duterte said Philippine National Police Chief Oscar Albayalde will be given due process in an investigation over allegations he protected officers who recycled illegal drugs.
Heart Attack Forces Sanders to Reset Campaign at Pivotal Moment

Heart Attack Forces Sanders to Reset Campaign at Pivotal Moment

Few audiences are more welcoming to Bernie Sanders than a pro-labor gathering. So his absence from a union forum in Los Angeles after a heart attack cast a shadow over his 2020 presidential bid.
Spain Poll Shows Socialists Falling Short of Majority Once Again

Spain Poll Shows Socialists Falling Short of Majority Once Again

Spain’s Socialists would once more be the most voted party in an electoral rerun but would still fall short of a majority, according to an IMOP Insights poll published by El Confidencial.
Italy's Spy Chief Met Twice With Barr to Aid Inquiry: Repubblica

Italy's Spy Chief Met Twice With Barr to Aid Inquiry: Repubblica

Italy’s spy chief Gennaro Vecchione met twice in August with U.S. Attorney General William Barr and prosecutor John Durham to help an investigation into the scandal involving President Donald Trump’s
Israel Working on Non-Aggression Pact With Gulf States

Israel Working on Non-Aggression Pact With Gulf States

Israel is working on an “historic” non-aggression pact with Arab Gulf states, Foreign Minister Israel Katz said on Sunday.
Johnson Doubles Down on Oct. 31 No-Deal Divorce: Brexit Update

Johnson Doubles Down on Oct. 31 No-Deal Divorce: Brexit Update

Boris Johnson doubled down on his pledge to take Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31 without a deal if necessary, two days after it emerged he’d promised to obey a law forcing him to send a
Impeachment Fight Lurks as Supreme Court Tackles Divisive Issues

Impeachment Fight Lurks as Supreme Court Tackles Divisive Issues

Even before the prospect of impeaching President Donald Trump arose, the U.S. Supreme Court term that opens Monday was going to thrust the justices into the nation’s political wars in the run-up to
Duterte Says He Has Muscle Disease That Causes Eyelid to Droop

Duterte Says He Has Muscle Disease That Causes Eyelid to Droop

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said he has a neuromuscular disease called myasthenia gravis, which limits his ability to control eye movement.
Pope Urges Bold Action to Protect the Amazon Amid Fires

Pope Urges Bold Action to Protect the Amazon Amid Fires

Pope Francis on Sunday opened a divisive meeting on preserving the Amazon and ministering to its indigenous peoples as he fended off attacks from conservatives who are opposed to his ecological
Iran to Take Legal Action Against U.S. Cyber Attacks: Tasnim

Iran to Take Legal Action Against U.S. Cyber Attacks: Tasnim

Iran is planning to take legal action against the U.S. for numerous alleged cyber attacks and threats on its networks, the semi-official Tasnim news reported, citing an interview with General
BOE to Dust Off War Games If No-Deal Brexit Becomes Reality

BOE to Dust Off War Games If No-Deal Brexit Becomes Reality

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney will soon find himself thrust once more unto the breach if the U.K. crashes out of the European Union without a transition.
Tunisia’s Chastened Parties Seek Rebound in Parliamentary Vote

Tunisia’s Chastened Parties Seek Rebound in Parliamentary Vote

Tunisians go to the polls Sunday with the major political parties looking to rebound from their defeat by outsiders in last month’s presidential vote by securing a strong position in the powerful
Budget Realities Pressure South Africa to Stop Policy Dithering

Budget Realities Pressure South Africa to Stop Policy Dithering

South Africa’s government has spent months mostly talking about how to save the debt-stricken state power utility Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd., spur economic growth and get its shaky finances back on
Johnson to Challenge the Queen to Fire Him, Sunday Times Reports

Johnson to Challenge the Queen to Fire Him, Sunday Times Reports

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is prepared to challenge Queen Elizabeth II to dismiss him rather than resign as he attempts to push through Brexit by the Oct. 31 deadline, the Sunday Times
Gabon’s Bongo Makes Surprise Appearance Amid Questions on Health

Gabon’s Bongo Makes Surprise Appearance Amid Questions on Health

Gabonese President Ali Bongo made a surprise appearance to address a crowd Saturday, demonstrating his popularity as opposition activists challenged his ability to govern after a stroke almost a year