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Supporters of Indonesian President Joko Widodo holds a large national Red-White flag during rally to celebrate his inauguration for his second term in Jakarta, Indonesia, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. Indonesian President Joko Widodo, who rose from poverty and pledged to champion democracy, fight entrenched corruption and modernise the world's most populous Muslim-majority nation, was sworn in Sunday for his second and final five-year term with a pledge to take bolder actions. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)
Widodo begins 2nd term pledging to make Indonesia developedIndonesian President Joko Widodo sworn in for his final five-year term with a pledge to take bolder actions against poverty and entrenched corruption in the vibrant Southeast Asian democracy
The Associated Press51 minutes ago
A van set on fire by protesters burns in Santiago, Chile, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. Protests in the country have spilled over into a new day, even after President Sebastian Pinera cancelled the subway fare hike that prompted massive and violent demonstrations. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)
Chile violence continues despite gov't retreat on fare hikeProtests in Chile have spilled over into a new day even after the president cancelled a subway fare hike that prompted violent demonstrations
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Opposition presidential candidate Carlos Mesa waves before voting during general elections in Mallasilla, in the outskirts of La Paz, Bolivia, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. Former president Mesa is the closest rival to President Evo Morales, who is seeking a fourth term in the country's general elections. (AP Photo/Jorge Saenz)
Bolivia's Morales leads vote, but seems headed for runoffBolivian President Evo Morales is leading in early returns from the first round of Sunday's presidential election, but he appears headed to a runoff in the tightest political race of his life
The Associated Press1 hour ago
A man walks inside a Bank of China branch vandalized by protestors in Hong Kong, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. Hong Kong protesters flooded the city's streets on Sunday in defiance of a ban by the authorities on their march, setting up roadblocks and tossing firebombs amid the firing of tear gas by police. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
Hong Kong descends into chaos again as protesters defy banHong Kong protesters again flood streets on Sunday, ignoring a police ban on the rally and demanding the government meet their demands
The Associated Press1 hour ago
A woman carries her child on her back as she stands in line to vote at a polling station during general elections in La Paz outskirts, Bolivia, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. Bolivians are voting in general elections Sunday where President Evo Morales is Presidential candidate for a fourth term. (AP Photo/Jorge Saenz)
The Latest: Morales leads Bolivia vote, but runoff likelyBolivian President Evo Morales is leading in early returns from the first round of the presidential election, but he appears headed to a runoff in the tightest political race of his life
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Saga of Outsourced Hit Men Is Mind-BogglingA real estate man in China learned the hard way it's hard to find a good hit man, Shanghaiist reports. A court heard that Tan Youhui, owner of a real estate company in the Guangxi region, planned to murder one of his rivals—Wei, who was taking Tan's business to...
Newser4 hours ago
Opposition presidential candidate Carlos Mesa waves before voting during general elections in Mallasilla, in the outskirts of La Paz, Bolivia, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. Former president Mesa is the closest rival to President Evo Morales, who is seeking a fourth term in the country's general elections. (AP Photo/Jorge Saenz)
Bolivians pick between Evo Morales and change in tight votePolls have closed in Bolivia after a calm election as President Evo Morales seeks an unprecedented fourth term in what is regarded as the tightest race of his political career
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Former Italian Prime Minister and founder of  the Italia Viva (Italy alive) party Matteo Renzi speaks at a meeting in Florence, Italy, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. (Claudio Giovannini/ANSA via AP)
Italian ex-premier Renzi seeks to create new center-rightFormer Italian Premier Matteo Renzi is appealing to disillusioned members of ex-Premier Silvio Berlusconi's party to join forces
The Associated Press6 hours ago
North Macedonia's Prime Minister Zoran Zaev talks to the media during a news conference at the government building in Skopje, North Macedonia, Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019. North Macedonia's Prime Minister Zoran Zaev say he is "disappointed and outraged" with European Union's Council decision not to start membership talks with his country. (AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski)
North Macedonia leaders agree on April 12 election dateNorth Macedonia's political leaders have agreed that an early election will be held next year, following the European Union's decision not to begin membership talks
The Associated Press6 hours ago
FILE - In this Oct. 28 2014, file photo, Botswana President Ian Khama attends a swearing-in ceremony for a second and final term as Botswana's president at the National Assembly buildings in Gaborone. Botswana's ruling party the BDF (Botswana Democratic Party) faces the tightest election of its history on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019 after Khama, annoyed with his hand-picked successor, President Mokgweetsi Masisi, announced his support for the opposition. (AP Photo/File)
Botswana, calm for decades, faces surprising election fightBotswana, calm for decades, faces surprising election fight after ex-leader turns on successor
The Associated Press8 hours ago
South Sudan's President Salva Kiir, left, shakes hands with U.N. chief, David Shearer, right, during meetings with the U.N. Security Council on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019, about the status of the country's peace deal. Machar made an impassioned plea to a visiting United Nations Security Council delegation that met with him and President Salva Kiir to urge speedier progress in pulling the country out of a five-year civil war. (AP Photo/Sam Mednick)
South Sudan's opposition leader warns of return to civil warSouth Sudan's opposition leader warns of return to civil war, seeks delay in unity government
The Associated Press8 hours ago
European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini speaks during a media conference at the conclusion of a meeting of EU foreign ministers at the European Convention Center in Luxembourg, Monday, Oct. 14, 2019. Some European Union nations are looking to extend moves against Turkey by getting more nations to ban arms exports to Ankara to protest the offensive in neighboring Syria. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
Mogherini rues 'historic mistake' over EU membership talksEU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini says EU leaders have made "an historic mistake" when they failed to agree on launching membership negotiations with Albania and North Macedonia earlier this week
The Associated Press9 hours ago
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