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Malaysia to see sultans pick next king
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Malaysia to see sultans pick next king

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — After stripping Malaysia’s royal families of some of their powers during his 22-year stint as…
Spain’s Andalusia goes to the polls in key election
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Spain’s Andalusia goes to the polls in key election

SEVILLE, Spain (Reuters) – Spain’s Andalusia region goes to the polls on Sunday in a first electoral test for Prime…
Trump, land fears boost South Africa’s ‘white state’
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Trump, land fears boost South Africa’s ‘white state’

PRETORIA (Reuters) – When US President Donald Trump pledged to investigate large scale killings of white farmers in South Africa…
Poland marks centenary of its national rebirth at end of WWI
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Poland marks centenary of its national rebirth at end of WWI

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland is celebrating the 100th anniversary of its rebirth as an independent state on Sunday with…
New Caledonia votes on independence from France
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New Caledonia votes on independence from France

  The French Pacific islands of New Caledonia were voting Sunday on whether to become an independent nation, in a…
New Caledonia in Pacific to vote on independence from France
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New Caledonia in Pacific to vote on independence from France

  PARIS (AP) — New Caledonia, a French archipelago in the South Pacific, is preparing for an independence referendum —…
Spain prosecutor seeks long jail terms for Catalan pro-independence leaders
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Spain prosecutor seeks long jail terms for Catalan pro-independence leaders

  MADRID (Reuters) – Spain’s public prosecutor on Friday sought jail terms of up to 25 years for nine leaders…
Thousands rally in Taiwan, call for referendum on independence from China
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Thousands rally in Taiwan, call for referendum on independence from China

TAIPEI (Reuters) – Several thousand pro-independence demonstrators rallied in Taiwan’s capital on Saturday to protest against Beijing’s “bullying” and called…
Iraq’s Kurds hold elections for regional parliament
Middle East

Iraq’s Kurds hold elections for regional parliament

  IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Iraq’s self-ruled Kurdish region was holding long-delayed parliamentary elections on Sunday, a year after a…
South Sudan government and rebels reach peace deal
Middle East

South Sudan government and rebels reach peace deal

CAIRO (Reuters) – The president of South Sudan and head of the country’s main rebel group signed a final cease…
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