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Australia loses 9th legislator in citizenship crisis

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November 21, 2017 at 8:57 pm

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) An Australian senator who is British by descent on Wednesday became the ninth lawmaker to leave Parliament over a 116-year-old constitutional ban on dual nationals running ...

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Baron Cohen to pay fine for Czechs sporting Borat mankinis

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November 21, 2017 at 11:40 am | PRAGUE (AP) Comic actor Sacha Baron Cohen has offered to pay the fines for six Czech tourists who were reportedly detained by authorities in Kazakhstan's capital Astana for dressing up as his chara...

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Mugabe leaves legacy of economic ruin, upheaval in Zimbabwe

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November 21, 2017 at 3:30 pm | JOHANNESBURG (AP) From widely acclaimed liberator of his nation to despotic dictator, Robert Mugabe's 37-year rule of Zimbabwe has been one of Africa's most controversial and influential. Wily ...

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Robert Mugabe resigns as Zimbabwe's president after 37 years

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November 21, 2017 at 2:27 pm | HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe, who once vowed to rule for life, resigned on Tuesday, succumbing to a week of overwhelming pressure from the military that put him under ho...

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UN chief warns that traffickers may be guilty of war crimes

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November 21, 2017 at 12:59 pm | UNITED NATIONS (AP) Terrorist groups and criminals are capitalizing on conflict to exploit innocent civilians sexually and physically which may constitute war crimes and crimes against humanity, Se...

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On surprise Russia trip, Assad and Putin talk post-war Syria

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November 21, 2017 at 9:39 am | MOSCOW (AP) On a surprise trip to Russia, Syria's Bashar Assad discussed potential new peace initiatives for post-war Syria with Russian President Vladimir Putin who declared that Russia's two-year...

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Syria in ruins but Assad's hold on power looks firm

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November 21, 2017 at 10:23 am | BEIRUT (AP) His nation is a smoldering ruin, much of it held by rival armed factions, domestic or foreign. Half the population is displaced, hundreds of thousands have died and much of the West reg...

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The Latest: Britain says Mugabe exit forges 'new path'

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November 21, 2017 at 9:40 am | HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) The Latest on Zimbabwe's political turmoil (all times local): 6:40 p.m. British Prime Minister Theresa May says the resignation of President Robert Mugabe gives Zimbab...

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Analysis: US terror list more symbolism than substance

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November 21, 2017 at 5:00 am | SEOUL, South Korea (AP) As North Korea marches toward nuclear mastery, President Donald Trump slaps the country back on an American blacklist of state sponsors of terrorism. But is it anything more...

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