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French Authorities Begin Clearing 'Jungle' Migrant Camp in Calais

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:56:53 EDT

The French government has begun clearing the “Jungle,” a sprawling migrant camp along the English Channel that has become a symbol of Europe’s failure to manage the flow of migrants across its borders. image

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EU, Canada Trade Deal Blocked by Belgian Opposition

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 20:50:49 EDT

Belgium said it wouldn’t support a trade deal between the European Union and Canada after one of its regions continued to block the pact, dashing hopes of signing the accord later this week.image

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South Korean President Calls for Ending Term Limits

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 10:18:10 EDT

South Korean President Park Geun-hye called for scrapping the single five-year term limit on the nation’s leader to allow longer-term economic planning and support continuity in policy toward North Korea. image

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Russians Conduct Nuclear-Bomb Survival Drills as Cold War Heats Up

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 22:42:54 EDT

Putin’s government has stepped up survival drills amid a showdown with Washington, dusting off Soviet-era civil-defense plans and upgrading bomb shelters.image

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Battle Against Islamic State Intensifies in Iraq

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 13:29:00 EDT

Kurdish forces claimed new advances against Islamic State in the battle for Mosul on Sunday, but the extremist fighters hit back with a third straight day of attacks in the northern city of Kirkuk and a new strike in western Anbar province.image

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Attack on Police Academy in Pakistan Leaves 59 Dead

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 22:28:03 EDT

Militants stormed a police academy in southwestern Pakistan late Monday, killing at least 59 and injuring over 100, government officials said. image

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Chilean Opposition Candidates Win Key Races Amid Political Shift

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 20:36:24 EDT

Chilean President Michelle Bachelet’s left-wing coalition was punished by voters in municipal elections as opposition candidates won a number of key races in what is seen as a harbinger for next year’s presidential election. image

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May Says U.K. Regions Will Have Say Over Brexit Terms

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 15:45:17 EDT

Prime Minister Theresa May tried to assure regional chiefs they will have a say in the U.K.’s departure from the EU, but Scotland’s leader expressed frustration with what she said was the continuing lack of information from London.image

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Fight Against Polio Gets Funding Boost

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 10:17:48 EDT

Bill Gates is getting help from fellow billionaire philanthropists as he and other health leaders work to overcome setbacks that have delayed eradication of polio. image

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Venezuelan Government and Opposition Plan to Begin Talks

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 20:27:41 EDT

The Venezuelan government and the leading opposition alliance said Monday they would meet to resolve the country’s deep economic and political alliance.image

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U.S. Diplomat Calls Duterte's Erratic Style 'Bad for Business'

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 17:24:51 EDT

A top U.S. diplomat said the Philippine president was stoking “consternation” by raising doubts about the future of the alliance between the two countries. image

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