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South Korea President's Impeachment a Fresh Blow to Global Order

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 14:02:30 EST

The impeachment of South Korea’s president is the latest hit to global political order following populist referendum victories in the U.K. and Italy and Donald Trump’s election.image

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China Faces Off Against World on Trade

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 14:14:34 EST

The anniversary of China’s accession to the World Trade Organization on Sunday threatens to trigger a rift with the U.S. and Europe over whether Beijing should gain “market-economy status.”image

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Turkey's Autocratic Turn

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 12:49:55 EST

President Erdogan’s harsh crackdown is moving a democratic Muslim ally toward Middle Eastern autocracy.image

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Russia's Military Buildup on the Baltic to Test Trump on NATO

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 06:06:38 EST

Russia has been moving to deploy antiship missile systems, air defenses and nuclear-capable missiles to its exclave on the Baltic Sea, in what officials in Washington and Brussels see as a test.image

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Southeast Asian Nations Assess Options Amid Trade-Deal Uncertainty

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:26:38 EST

Southeast Asian officials hunkered together to assess where the region stands in the wake of global shocks, including the near-certain death of a trade deal with the U.S. following the election of Donald Trump as president.image

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Over 1,000 Russian Athletes Involved in Doping, Investigation Says

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 12:53:27 EST

More than 1,000 Russian athletes across more than two dozen sports benefited from a state-sponsored doping program between 2011 and 2015, according a new report by the World Anti-Doping Agency. image

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Dutch Politician Geert Wilders Guilty of Inciting Discrimination, Not Hatred

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 11:27:04 EST

Dutch anti-Islam politician Geert Wilders was found guilty of insulting and inciting discrimination against Moroccans in a verdict that could strengthen his poll numbers ahead of general election in the Netherlands.image

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Japan's 2011 Nuclear Accident Expected to Cost $200 Billion

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 08:06:27 EST

Japan expects the total cost of the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident to reach about $200 billion, nearly double earlier projections, spurring plans for further restructuring of the Fukushima plant’s operator.image

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Cairo Blast Targets Egyptian Security Forces, Killing Six

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 11:07:30 EST

A shadowy militant group claims responsibility for the attack along the main road leading to the pyramids at Giza.image

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Hong Kong Leader C.Y. Leung Won't Seek Re-Election

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 07:53:21 EST

The city’s chief executive said he won’t seek a second term in office, a surprise decision by the deeply unpopular leader. image

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Canada's Liberal Government, Most Provinces Set to Endorse Climate Pact

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:48:21 EST

Canada’s Liberal government and the bulk of provinces are set to endorse a pact late Friday to fight climate change, even as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tries to revive the energy sector with the recent approval of two pipeline projects. image

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