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Argentine Voters Seen Increasing President’s Sway Over Congress

22, 2017 10:00 a.m.

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Trudeau’s Tax Plan Faces Resistance From Canadian Businesses

Mr.Trudeau, like Mr.

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Japan's Abe Cements Hold on Power With Election Win

Victory puts him on course to be Japan’s longest-serving prime minister




















Updated Oct.22, 2017 1:30 p.

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Kenya’s Disputed Election Lays Bare Pressure on Nation’s Courts

Ruling that annulled presidential vote sparks criticism from government and threats to top judges




















Oct.22, 2017 7:00 a.

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Tillerson Calls for Closer Ties Between Saudi Arabia, Iraq

22, 2017 11:18 a.m.

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U.S.-Backed Troops Take Syria’s Largest Oil Field From ISIS

22, 2017 10:10 a.ET







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Czechs Dump the Political Establishment in Favor of a Magnate

PRAGUE—The Czech Republic’s second-richest citizen, who has pledged to upend the country’s constitutional order and boost executive authority, won a legislative election on Saturday, as a breakdown in political consensus sent a record number of parties to parliament With 99% of ballots counted, the Ano party led by Andrej Babis—a 63-year-old agricultural tycoon who has promised to abolish the Czech senate and a rewrite the country’s election laws—had 30% of the vote.The ruling Social Democratic Party took just 7%, while support.

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Spain Moves to Seize Control of Catalan Government, Call Regional Elections

21, 2017 1:23 p.m.

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Gunmen Kill 12 Niger Troops

Gunmen mounted on pickup trucks and motorcycles killed 12 paramilitary police from Niger on Saturday, a fresh attack in the restive southwest borderlands with Mali where four U.Green Berets were killed earlier this month.

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NATO Practices Delicate Task of Submarine Rescue

Allies exercise with technologies to save sailors stuck in a sunken sub, as undersea fleets grow




















Oct.21, 2017 7:00 a.

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Sixteen Egyptian Police Officers Killed in Shootout With Militants

Thirteen injured during raid of militants’ hideout southwest of Cairo




















Updated Oct.21, 2017 11:46 a.

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U.S. Presses Pakistan to Combat Militants

After hostage rescue warmed alliance, Rex Tillerson to bring message that Islamabad must do more




















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ISLAMABAD—Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is heading to Pakistan next week with a demand that Islamabad do more to eliminate militant havens on its territory, reviving a familiar U.

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Catalonia Independence Crisis Tests Spanish Premier’s Patient Approach

20, 2017 4:39 p.ET







MADRID—As Catalonia’s separatists have gathered momentum in their bid for independence from Spain, lawmakers in Madrid have beseeched Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy to strip the restive region of some of its powers.

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Kurds Protesting in Iraq Turn Their Anger Against U.S.

S.of standing by as Iraqi forces dislodged them from contested territory




















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A Russian Ghost Submarine, Its U.S. Pursuers and a Deadly New Cold War

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A resurgence in Russian submarine technology has reignited an undersea rivalry that played out in a cat-and-mouse sea hunt across the Mediterranean






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The Krasnodar, a Russian attack submarine, left the coast of Libya in late May, headed east across the Mediterranean, then slipped undersea, quiet as a mouse.

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Three Wise Men: Xi Seeks to Join Mao and Deng in China’s ‘Holy Scripture’

20, 2017 5:30 a.m.

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Czechs Set to Abandon Establishment Parties in Election

Billionaire media magnate Andrej Babis is expected to win, according to opinion polls




















Oct.20, 2017 9:32 a.

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The World’s Next Environmental Disaster

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The polluted Yamuna River in New Delhi.ET







DELHI—The Yamuna River that flows through this ancient city has helped sustain some of India’s greatest empires.

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Switzerland’s Old-Money Problem: One Billion in Expiring Francs

1970s-era bank notes will become expensive wallpaper in a couple of years




















Updated Oct.20, 2017 9:48 a.

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Austrian Election Winner Sebastian Kurz Prepares for Talks With Far Right

Young center-right leader vows to support EU but plans coalition with Freedom Party, which the bloc once spurned




















Oct.20, 2017 5:30 a.