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Netanyahu rival Gantz to be named to try to form next Israeli government

Netanyahu, a fourth-term conservative whose party tied with Gantz's in a September election, told Rivlin on Monday that he was giving up on forming the government after failing to win support from…

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Bolsonaro's son ditches plan to be US ambassador

Eduardo Bolsonaro, 35, told fellow lawmakers in the Chamber of Deputies that he had made the decision partly due to lack of support. 

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Chile president announces social measures to stem street violence

The leader vowed to increase the universal basic pension by 20 per cent, cancel a recent 9.2 per cent increase in electricity bills.

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North Korea leader Kim vows to clear South Korea relics from Kumgang resort

Mt Kumgang was one of two major inter-Korean economic projects, along with the Kaesong industrial zone.

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Indonesia cabinet unveiled, includes president's main rival

The CEO and co-founder of ride-sharing and payments firm Gojek as well as a former chairman of Inter Milan soccer club were also named to the cabinet.

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In Mexico, El Chapo's sons add brash new chapter to crime family

Four surviving sons of El Chapo were already regulars in Culiacan's nightclubs and restaurants, despite US indictments against them, before last Thursday's dramatic act of armed insurrection.

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China plans to replace Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam: Report

Lam's office did not immediately respond to a request for comment on the report.

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US diplomat testifies Trump tied Ukraine aid to politically motivated probes

William Taylor, a career diplomat and former Army officer who serves as the charge d'affaires in the US embassy in Ukraine.

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What next after UK parliament's votes on Brexit deal?

The decision makes that deadline almost impossible to meet, but it does not kill the deal — the first that has got a majority in parliament. 

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Indonesia's Jokowi set to announce new cabinet

Widodo, popularly known as Jokowi, beat Prabowo Subianto in April elections to secure another term as president of the world's third-biggest democracy.

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Brexit delay looms after UK MPs demand more time to debate deal

Johnson won a significant victory when the House of Commons voted by 329 to 299 to approve in principle a bill that implements his Brexit deal.

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Canadians voted for progressive agenda and strong action on climate change: Trudeau

Trudeau received congratulations Monday evening from US President Donald Trump and on Tuesday from European Council president Donald Tusk.

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Trump compares impeachment to 'lynching', faces backlash

Trump is being investigated for possible impeachment in the Democratic-led House of Representatives over his alleged abuse of office.

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Will go for general elections if Parliament refuses to allow Brexit to happen: Johnson

Johnson has set October 31 as the deadline to pull Britain out of the European Union.

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US forces withdrawing from Syria have no approval to stay: Iraq

The Iraqi military statement contradicted the Pentagon's announcement that all of the nearly 1,000 troops withdrawing from northern Syria are expected to move to western Iraq to continue the…

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