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Trump and Obama are having very different trips to Europe

Thanks to an awkward coincidence, President Trump is in Brussels at the same time as predecessor Barack Obama is in Berlin. These two trips are certainly offering contrasting views of the United States's relationship with Europe.Obama was in the German capital Thursday morning to appear alongside Ge
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Don’t have kids? Neither do some of the world’s most powerful leaders.

The leaders of the top industrialized nations are meeting in Sicily, Italy, for the annual Group of Seven summit, and this year, most of them are united by their lack of offspring. Five of the seven national leaders attending the G-7 summit have no biological children.British Prime Minister Theresa
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Five ways in which this wave of demonstrations in Venezuela is different

CARACAS, Venezuela — For nearly two months, Venezuelans have been holding almost-daily demonstrations against the government of President Nicolás Maduro, demanding early elections, more democratic rights and the release of political prisoners. At least 55 people have died in the protests, which c
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Iraq investigating elite unit accused of human rights violations in Mosul campaign

IRBIL, Iraq — The Iraqi government said it has begun an investigation into one of its elite police units amid allegations that security forces have committed human rights abuses, including torture, rape and extrajudicial killings, in the battle to retake Mosul from Islamic State militants. The i
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Libya becomes a key focus of the Manchester bombing probe

TRIPOLI, Libya — British investigators searching for clues to the motives and possible accomplices of the suicide bomber who killed at least 22 at a concert in Manchester are increasingly focusing on Libya — and the Islamic State’s presence here.Authorities say that Salman Abedi, a British ci
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Trump calls for investigation of U.S. leaks in Manchester bombing probe

LONDON — President Trump on Thursday denounced U.S. leaks about Britain’s investigation of the Manchester terrorist bombing as “deeply troubling” and asked the Justice Department and other agencies to launch a full investigation.Leaks from the ongoing probe — including the publication of
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Father and brother of alleged bomber detained in Libya

CAIRO — The father and younger brother of the suspect in the Manchester concert bombing have been detained in Libya, where anti-terror authorities said the brother confessed to knowing “all the details” of the deadly plot.Hashim Abedi, the 18-year-old brother of alleged British-born bomber Sal
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Top Venezuela prosecutor says protester killed by police

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuela’s chief prosecutor further distanced herself from the socialist administration Wednesday, deepening the widest rift in a government that has otherwise presented a united front against six weeks of protests.Public Prosecutor Luisa Ortega said a 20-year-old protester
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Melting pot Manchester stresses unity after concert attack

MANCHESTER, England — On the Manchester street they call the “Curry Mile,” there are no longer just Indian or Pakistani restaurants. Instead, in a sign of the ever-changing face of this proudly multiethnic city, a hungry diner these days can choose between Halal snacks from Beirut, kebabs from
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Embattled Brazilian president orders troops to restore order

BRASILIA, Brazil — Brazil’s president ordered soldiers to restore order in the country’s capital Wednesday after some government ministries were evacuated during clashes between police and protesters who are seeking the leader’s ouster.Tens of thousands of demonstrators marched to Congress t
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