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9 dead as Guineans protest president’s bid to extend power

At least nine people have been killed in three days of protests in Guinea against the president’s bid to extend his time in power, while hospitals are overwhelmed with scores of people wounded, a doctor told The Associated Press on Wednesday.

Family in secluded Dutch house for nine years was ‘waiting for the end of days’

The man immediately struck the bartender as a bit off.

Obama backs Trudeau in unprecedented endorsement

Barack Obama is urging Canadians to reelect Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, an apparently unprecedented endorsement of a candidate in a Canadian election by a former American president.

Europe, Britain edge closer to Brexit deal but aren’t there yet

Missing a succession of deadlines, Brexit talks Wednesday went down to the wire on the eve of a critical summit of European Union leaders amid signs that the deadlock over Britain’s planned departure from the bloc could be on the verge of breaking.

Kim’s Horseback Moment Spurs Speculation

It was a striking scene, of the leader of a nuclear-armed nation astride his majestic horse.

Hong Kong leader’s annual speech is disrupted by jeering lawmakers

Carrie Lam, the chief executive, retreated twice from the Legislative Council lectern as prodemocracy lawmakers shouted and demanded her resignation.

Trump meets grieving Britons, and springs a surprise

In an unrelenting quest for justice after their son was killed in a car crash and the driver who is a suspect in the case fled Britain for the US, two Britons traveled all the way to the White House this week.

Turkish invasion sparks NATO crisis, but eviction is unlikely

Turkey’s invasion of northern Syria — along with the criticism and threats of sanctions brandished by fellow NATO members at Ankara over the offensive — is close to sparking a crisis at the world’s biggest military alliance.