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Cross-Border Runners Brave Borders With Bribery in Zimbabwe

Cross-Border Runners Brave Borders With Bribery in Zimbabwe

Farai Mapondera sits at a Shell filling station about 500 yards from the Beitbridge border post that separates South Africa and Zimbabwe. It’s 3 p.m. and 40 degrees (104 Fahrenheit) so he’s slouched
Two Officers Injured as Rally Ends in Violence: Hong Kong Update

Two Officers Injured as Rally Ends in Violence: Hong Kong Update

Two Hong Kong police officers were beaten at a rally in the city center that was dispersed as it descended into confusion and violent clashes.
North Korea Picks Army Man Who Led Korean Talks as Top Envoy

North Korea Picks Army Man Who Led Korean Talks as Top Envoy

North Korea named a former army officer who led military and high-level talks between the two Koreas as its top diplomat, Yonhap News reported, in a move that could change the course of stalled
What Do World Powers Really Want in Libya?

What Do World Powers Really Want in Libya?

After failure in Moscow, peace talks now move to Berlin. Here’s a look at who’s coming and why.
Impeachment Arguments Open With Dueling Filings: Key Takeaways

Impeachment Arguments Open With Dueling Filings: Key Takeaways

House Democrats distilled their case for impeaching President Donald Trump into a 111-page document that will serve as a playbook for the Senate trial beginning on Tuesday.
Facebook Apologizes for Mistranslation of Xi Jinping’s Name: NYT

Facebook Apologizes for Mistranslation of Xi Jinping’s Name: NYT

Facebook Inc. apologized on Saturday for mistranslating Chinese President Xi Jinping’s name from Burmese to a vulgar word in English in some posts, the New York Times reported.
China Says Virus Outbreak Controllable as Millions Set to Travel

China Says Virus Outbreak Controllable as Millions Set to Travel

Chinese authorities said the outbreak of a new SARS-like virus that’s killed two and sickened dozens is “still preventable and controllable,” in an attempt to reassure the public as hundreds of
Buttigieg to Attend Martin Luther King Day Commemoration

Buttigieg to Attend Martin Luther King Day Commemoration

Pete Buttigieg will attend an important Martin Luther King Day celebration in South Carolina on Monday after Democrats in the state voiced concern that his absence from the event would be
Trump Loses Another Russia Adviser, Adding to NSC Turnover

Trump Loses Another Russia Adviser, Adding to NSC Turnover

The top Russia expert on President Donald Trump’s National Security Council has left his post after about three months, according to three people familiar with the matter.
Philippines Keeps Guard on Deadly Volcano Eruption Amid Quakes

Philippines Keeps Guard on Deadly Volcano Eruption Amid Quakes

The Philippines maintained its second-highest alert for Taal as the deadly volcano continued to generate weak explosions and earthquakes a week after it started emitting ash and steam.
Biden Says Video Released by Sanders Campaign Is ‘a Lie’

Biden Says Video Released by Sanders Campaign Is ‘a Lie’

Joe Biden accused Bernie Sanders’ campaign of releasing what he called a “doctored video” purporting to show the former vice president agreeing with Republican proposals to privatize Social Security.
Some Strategists Say Get Ready for ‘Peak Decade’

Some Strategists Say Get Ready for ‘Peak Decade’

Amid the Alpine peaks of the Swiss resort of Davos in the week ahead, politicians, investors and executives will be busy debating whether we are witnessing peaks in key drivers of the world economy.
Jokowi’s Zeal for Reform in Indonesia Tested by Labor Protests

Jokowi’s Zeal for Reform in Indonesia Tested by Labor Protests

Indonesian President Joko Widodo is facing a fresh wave of protests over a plan to overhaul the nation’s labor law, testing his ability to push through tough economic reforms.
White House Will Say That Democrats Trying to Overturn 2016

White House Will Say That Democrats Trying to Overturn 2016

Donald Trump’s legal team says Democrats mounted a “brazen” bid to overturn the 2016 election, echoing the president’s aggressive posture in the first formal White House response to impeachment
U.S. Archives Rues ‘Mistake’ of Blurring Trump Protest Images

U.S. Archives Rues ‘Mistake’ of Blurring Trump Protest Images

The U.S. National Archives says it made a mistake by blurring images depicting protest signs critical of President Donald Trump in a promotional display for a new exhibit on women’s sufferage.
Turkish Foreign Minister Accuses Greece of Sabotaging Libya Talks

Turkish Foreign Minister Accuses Greece of Sabotaging Libya Talks

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusolgu slammed Greece for inviting military commander Khalifa Haftar to Athens last week and said it was trying to sabotage efforts for peace in Libya in a bid to
Prince Harry and Meghan Reach Deal With Royal Family and Relinquish Titles

Prince Harry and Meghan Reach Deal With Royal Family and Relinquish Titles

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will relinquish their HRH titles and pay back public money spent on renovating their home near Windsor Castle, in an agreement that lets them build a life away from
German Tech Needs Politicians to Step Up, GetYourGuide COO Says

German Tech Needs Politicians to Step Up, GetYourGuide COO Says

A lack of political will and understanding is hindering German sovereign wealth and pension funds from investing in the country’s startup and tech scene, the co-founder of GetYourGuide said.
Mexico National Guard Uses Pepper Spray to Fend Off Immigrants

Mexico National Guard Uses Pepper Spray to Fend Off Immigrants

Mexico’s National Guard used pepper spray to fend off about 1,500 immigrants as they tried to enter the country through its southern border with Guatemala, Reforma reported.
Putin Says He Doesn’t Want Return to Soviet-Era Lifetime Leaders

Putin Says He Doesn’t Want Return to Soviet-Era Lifetime Leaders

Russian President Vladimir Putin said he favors keeping term limits in place, arguing against a return to the Soviet-era practice of lifetime leaders.