The U.S. broke diplomatic ties with Taiwan in 1979.
Yahya Jammeh, one of Africa’s most eccentric leaders, calmly accepted his loss.
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France’s President Francois Hollande announced in a surprise televised address Thursday that he would not seek a second term.
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The new monarch, who received the title “His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun,” assumed his new position Thursday.
Charter plane crashed after the desperate pilot tells air-traffic controller that they had a “complete electrical failure, without fuel.”
The death toll ranged from 26 dead civilians to at least 45 in just one attack. But rebels also were blamed for civilian deaths Wednesday.
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Academics talk about them as if they were apparently killed in the womb or just after birth. But they may not have been killed after all.
But the FARC insist that their troops won’t start demobilizing until lawmakers pass an amnesty law freeing some 2,000 rebels in jail.
The move ends a strategy aimed at crippling the U.S. energy industry. It also led to low prices, drained budgets of crude-producing nations.
The Pentagon blamed human error for what it called a mistaken air assault Sept. 17 that reportedly killed dozens of Bashar Assad’s soldiers.
The Chapecoense players were on their way to the biggest match in their club’s history.
Their appearance reflects the delicate diplomacy between the White House and the leadership in Havana.
About two-thirds of the shallow-water coral on the reef’s previously pristine, 430-mile northern stretch is dead, they reported.
It is one of the most ambitious engineering projects in the world that one expert said had closed “a nuclear wound.”
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The British Aerospace plane declared an emergency at 10 p.m. Monday because of an electrical failure, aviation authorities said.
Three days after the death of Fidel Castro, the flight from the States to Cuba’s capital in more than 50 years touched down Monday.
Syrian government forces captured more than a third of opposition-held eastern Aleppo on Monday.
Civilian and military casualties are mounting as misery spreads in Mosul six weeks after the Iraqi army launched a capturing offensive.
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It was the “first substantial fight” between Israeli soldiers and IS affiliates in the long-running Syrian war.
The comments by Trump advisers Kellyanne Conway and Reince Priebus followed the death of former Cuban leader Fidel Castro.
The move will strengthen President-elect Donald Trump’s authority to combat thousands of Islamist radicals in the chaotic nation.
Rebel defenses collapsed as government forces pushed into the city’s Sakhour neighborhood.
Rival drug gangs have been engaged in a wave of extortion, kidnappings and turf battles in the municipality of Zitlala, Guerrero state,
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It could be “the final nail in the coffin” for the disease if it is successful, scientists say.
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Fidel Castro’s body will lie in state Monday and Tuesday in Havana’s Plaza of the Revolution.
Hundreds of thousands of South Koreans filled central Seoul on Saturday to demand President Park Geun-hye’s resignation.
The global club of nuclear weapons states stands at nine, but depending on what President-elect Donald Trump does, that number might grow.
With a shaking voice, his younger brother, Raul Castro, announced on state television that his brother died at 10:29 p.m. on Friday night.
Officials say 73 people died and 65 were injured when the truck bomb exploded Thursday night.
Unlike President Barack Obama, President-elect Donald Trump indicated he thinks highly of Hungary, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said.
If President Park Geun-hye doesn’t leave office, the government will be paralyzed, a professor predicts.
The move was prompted by concerns about a dispersed terrorist threat as the Islamic State group is driven from strongholds in Iraq and
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Prosecutors say Rudy Stroink paid bribes to Simon Tusha, who was in charge of setting up data centers for Google, to have one in Eindhoven.
The police have admitted that they might have missed opportunities to catch Stephen Port sooner.
Three Turkish soldiers were also killed on Thursday by Syrian warplanes, the Turkish military announced.
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In a year of dizzying shifts, the triumph of Donald Trump has added a fresh layer of uncertainty in Asia.
An aversion to Turkey joining the 28-member bloc has grown steadily over the past four months, after a response to a failed military coup.
Instead of facing another referendum, the accords will now head to the country’s Congress.
The bombing was the deadliest in Iraq since an explosives-filled truck blew up near a shopping mall in Baghdad in July.
“We can say the regime took almost a third of Masakin Hanano, which is a key eastern Aleppo neighborhood,” an activist reported.
Thomas Mair’s bookshelf was full of writings on white supremacy and Nazism. His attack preceded the landmark “Brexit” referendum.