UN to caution against populism in high-level week
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UN to caution against populism in high-level week

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is expected to paint a grim picture of the state of the world when leaders open their annual meeting on Tuesday.

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Messy domestic politics overshadow Trump's address to UN

Trump stormed into office on the resonance of his aggressive "America First" agenda, but now as he returns to the pinnacle of global diplomacy he can't escape the growing shadows of domestic political crises.

Vietnam jails activist for anti-government posts on Facebook
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Vietnam jails activist for anti-government posts on Facebook

A court in southern Vietnam has sentenced an activist to 27 months in prison for Facebook posts that judges say insulted the ruling Communist Party and government

Mandela's widow urges world: put egos aside and end violence
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Mandela's widow urges world: put egos aside and end violence

Nelson Mandela's widow challenged world leaders celebrating his life on Monday to put their egos and partisan politics aside and honor his legacy by ending the "senseless violence" plaguing too much of the world

Rescued Indian and Irish sailors head for remote island
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Rescued Indian and Irish sailors head for remote island

Australian officials say an Indian and an Irish sailor rescued by a French ship from damaged sailboats in the remote southern Indian Ocean will be delivered to dry land soon when they reach an island and undergo medical assessments.

The Latest: 5 powers agree on plan to assist Iran's exports
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The Latest: 5 powers agree on plan to assist Iran's exports

Five world powers have agreed with Iran to establish a financial facility in the European Union to facilitate payments for Iran's exports, including oil, as well as its imports

Polish globe-trotter blunders into Indonesia-Papua conflict
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Polish globe-trotter blunders into Indonesia-Papua conflict

To Indonesia's government, the 39-year-old factory worker and globe-trotting Polish traveler is a danger to the state, a man who plotted with gunmen to foment revolt in isolated jungles

Venezuelan official to crash UN meeting on migrant crisis
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Venezuelan official to crash UN meeting on migrant crisis

Venezuela's foreign minister says he is ready to crash a meeting at the United Nations called to help surrounding countries struggling to deal with the flood of migrants fleeing his nation's economic crisis

Venezuela says diplomats may be tied to assassination try
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Venezuela says diplomats may be tied to assassination try

Venezuela says diplomats from three Latin American may have been involved in an attempt to assassinate President Nicolas Maduro

Admired abroad, New Zealand leader faces hurdles at home
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Admired abroad, New Zealand leader faces hurdles at home

New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is visiting New York this week for the U.N. General Assembly and has announced a number of high-profile media interviews she'll be doing