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Saudi Arabia's king names prince as new foreign minister

Saudi King Salman has named Prince Faisal bin Farhan as the kingdom's new foreign minister

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Former Nissan Chair Carlos Ghosn's lawyers say they asked Japan court to dismiss charges, allege prosecutors' misconduct

Former Nissan Chair Carlos Ghosn's lawyers say they asked Japan court to dismiss charges, allege prosecutors' misconduct

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Nissan former Chair Ghosn's lawyers ask charges be dismissed

The lawyers for former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn say they have asked a court to dismiss all charges against him, alleging prosecutorial misconduct

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South Korean prosecutors arrest ex-minister's wife

Prosecutors have arrested the wife of South Korea's former justice minister who stepped down over corruption allegations surrounding his family that sparked huge protests

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Gruesome videos emerge from Syria

New videos have emerged showing atrocities allegedly committed by Turkish-allied forces in Syria. CNN's Nick Paton Walsh reports.

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Eating this can raise Alzhemier's risk by 75%

The trans fats still hidden in many foods increased the risk of Alzheimer's and other types of dementia by up to 75%, according to a long-term study.

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Former senior Australian intelligence official charged

A former senior Australian intelligence official has appeared in a court charged with breaching secrecy laws over classified documents allegedly found at his home during an investigation into potential Chinese links to Australian politics

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Teachers who don't flee Venezuela get side gigs to survive

Thousands of Venezuelan teachers have vented their frustration in a two-day strike across the crisis torn nation

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Protests rage in Chile despite president's reform promise

An apology and promises of economic reforms from Chilean President Sebastián Piñera failed to quell turmoil that has led to looting, rioting and at least 18 deaths as the country faced more protests and a general strike by state workers

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Canada election: PM Trudeau rules out coalition after election

The prime minister's Liberal Party retained power in Monday's election but fell short of a majority.

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Court upholds law banning child marriage

Tanzania's Supreme Court of Appeal on Wednesday upheld an earlier ruling banning parents from marrying off girls as young as 15.

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Syria's Assad gets a prize with US withdrawal, Russia deal

Syrian President Bashar Assad once again snaps up a prize from world powers that have been maneuvering in his country's multifront wars

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Essex lorry deaths: What we know

A murder investigation is launched after 39 people are found dead in a lorry container in the UK.

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Trudeau: Climate and pipeline are priorities after election

A newly reelected Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canadians want him to fight climate change, but he says building an oil pipeline his government bought remains a priority

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PM Conte defends Italy's intelligence contacts with US

Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte said Wednesday that U.S. Attorney General William Barr was seeking information about the activities of FBI agents assigned to Italy when he met Italian intelligence officials this summer

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Branson: Brexit 'saddest' event for UK since World War II

Virgin Group founder Richard Branson says Brexit is the "saddest thing" that's happened to Britain and Europe since World War II

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Spanish village gears up for dictator Franco's remains

Following an judicial and political battle, the remains of Spanish dictator Gen. Francisco Franco are to be moved this week to an unassuming crypt near the palace he once called home

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Is boom, then slump, behind fiery Latin American protests?

From Chile to Haiti to Ecuador to Bolivia, the countries hit by fiery protests in recent weeks have lived through often-dizzying commodity-driven growth in the first decade of this century, followed in most cases by a slump

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Thai king fires officials for 'extremely evil' conduct

The removals come just days after his royal consort was stripped of her rank and titles.

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