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Palace staff wave Indonesian flags as the motorcade carrying President Joko Widodo leaves Merdeka Palace for the parliament building for his inauguration ceremony in Jakarta, Indonesia, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. The country's popular president who rose from poverty and pledged to champion democracy, fight entrenched corruption and modernize the world's most populous Muslim-majority nation is to be sworn in for his final five-year term with a pledge to take bolder actions. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
Indonesia's popular president to be sworn in for 2nd termIndonesia's popular president who rose from poverty and pledged to champion democracy, fight corruption and modernize the world's most populous Muslim nation is to be sworn in for his final five-year term
The Associated Press14 minutes ago
File---Picture taken July 31, 2009 shows the world largest Swiss flag hanging at the rock face of the mountain Saentis in Schwaegalp, Switzerland, The flag measures 120 meters square and is believed to be the world second largest flag. Tomorrow Aug. 1, Switzerland is celebrating the national holiday. (Ennio Leanza/Keystone via AP)
Swiss choose new parliament, vote could see Green gainsVoters in Switzerland are electing a new national parliament, with recent polls suggesting that green parties could fare well in a year when environmental concerns have swept across Europe
The Associated Press45 minutes ago
Protesters holding umbrellas gather outside the Tsim She Tsui police station in Hong Kong, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. Hong Kong protesters again flooded streets on Sunday, ignoring a police ban on the rally and demanding the government meet their demands for accountability and political rights. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
Hong Kong protesters defy police, set up roadblocksHong Kong protesters again flood streets on Sunday, ignoring a police ban on the rally and demanding the government meet their demands
The Associated Press56 minutes ago
Police officers watch as anti-Brexit protestors carry effigies of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, right, and his top advisor Dominic Cummings, left, during a march in London, Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019. In a major blow to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, U.K. lawmakers voted Saturday to postpone a decision on whether to back his Brexit deal with the European Union, throwing a wrench into government plans to leave the bloc at the end of this month. (AP Photo/Vudi Xhymshiti)
UK's Johnson asks for a Brexit delay that he doesn't wantPrime Minister Boris Johnson is pressing ahead with plans to try to win parliamentary backing for his new Brexit deal as the European Union considers his grudging request for an extension to the looming Oct. 31 Brexit deadline
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan gives a military style salute toward his supporters during a rally in Kayseri, Turkey, Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019. Turkish Red Crescent says it has delivered humanitarian aid for 2000 people in Syrian town of Ras Al-Ayn and says it also provided aid to Tal Abyad and will continue to do so in areas cleared from Syrian Kurdish fighters.(Presidential Press Service via AP, Pool )
The Latest: Syria Kurds say they will withdraw from borderA senior Syrian Kurdish official says his forces will pull back from a border area in accordance with a U.S.-brokered deal after Turkey allows the evacuation of its remaining fighters and civilians from a besieged town
The Associated Press2 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 Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this Aug. 20, 2015 file photo, two Qantas planes taxi on the runway at Sydney Airport in Sydney, Australia. Australia's Qantas has completed the first non-stop commercial flight from New York to Sydney Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019, which was used to run a series of tests to assess the effects of ultra-long-haul flights on crew fatigue and passenger jetlag. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)
Qantas completes longest non-stop New York-Sydney flightAustralia's Qantas completes the first non-stop commercial flight from New York to Sydney, which was used to run a series of tests to assess the effects of ultra long-haul flights
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - This June 2, 2017, file image made from video shows the Trump National Doral in Doral, Fla. President Donald Trump said on Twitter on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019, he is reversing his plan to hold the next Group of Seven world leaders' meeting at his Doral, Florida, golf resort. (AP Photo/Alex Sanz, File)
Trump drops plan to host G-7 at DoralTrump drops plan to hold next Group of Seven meeting at his Doral golf resort after scathing criticism
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Bolivia's President Evo Morales waves goodbye as he drives his car to Chapare, Bolivia, Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019. Morales is seeking a fourth term in Sunday's general elections. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
Bolivians pick between Evo Morales and change in tight voteBolivians choose between Evo Morales continuity or change under new leader in fiercely contested presidential election
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Chilean police stand in a subway station that was damaged during last night's protests, in Santiago, Chile, Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019. The protests started on Friday afternoon when high school students flooded subway stations, jumping turnstiles, dodging fares and vandalizing stations as part of protests against a fare hike, but by nightfall had extended throughout Santiago with students setting up barricades and fires at the entrances to subway stations, forcing President Sebastian Pinera to announce a state of emergency and deploy the armed forces into the streets. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)
Chile's president rolls back subway fare hike amid protestsSoldiers are patrolling the streets in Chile's capital for the first time since the military dictatorship of Gen. Augusto Pinochet ended in 1990
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Britain's opposition Liberal Democrat party leader Jo Swinson speaks during the Brexit debate inside the House of Commons parliament in London Saturday Oct. 19, 2019. At the rare weekend sitting of Parliament, Prime Minister Boris Johnson implored legislators to ratify the Brexit deal he struck this week with the other 27 EU leaders. Lawmakers voted Saturday in favour of the 'Letwin Amendment', which seeks to avoid a no-deal Brexit on October 31. (Stephen Pike/House of Commons via AP)
The Latest: Johnson sends EU request for Brexit delayThe Latest: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson sends EU request for Brexit delay, but also letter arguing against extension.
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan gives a military salute toward his supporters in Kayseri, Turkey, Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019. Turkish Red Crescent says it has delivered humanitarian aid for 2000 people in Syrian town of Ras Al-Ayn and says it also provided aid to Tal Abyad and will continue to do so in areas cleared from Syrian Kurdish fighters.(Presidential Press Service via AP, Pool )
Turkey wants Syrian forces to leave border areas, aide saysA war monitor says Turkish-backed Syrian fighters crossed the border from Turkey and attacked a Kurdish-held town amid continued fighting nearly two days after a cease-fire was declared in northeast Syria
The Associated Press7 hours ago
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