Timeline of political events leading up to Maldives election
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Timeline of political events leading up to Maldives election

Timeline of political events leading up to Maldives election

Philippine villages at risk of landslides forcibly evacuated
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Philippine villages at risk of landslides forcibly evacuated

Philippine troops and police forcibly evacuated villages vulnerable to landslides after the collapse of a mountainside buried homes and killed at least 29 people

Despite strong laws, domestic violence in Brazil is rampant
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Despite strong laws, domestic violence in Brazil is rampant

Despite Brazil's strong laws to protect women, domestic violence is rampant in Latin America's largest nation and may be getting worse

A Kim Jong Un visit to Seoul? It would be surreal challenge
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A Kim Jong Un visit to Seoul? It would be surreal challenge

A Kim Jong Un visit to Seoul, as he promised this week at his summit with South Korea's president, would be a surreal challenge, if it happens

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Indonesia imposes moratorium on new palm oil plantations

Indonesia's president has signed a moratorium on new palm oil development and ordered a review of existing plantations in a blow to an industry blamed for environmental destruction and worker exploitation

China distances children from families to subdue Muslim west
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China distances children from families to subdue Muslim west

In China's far west, authorities are distancing Muslim children from their families by putting them in dozens of orphanages and boarding schools

Puerto Rico marks 1 year since Maria with song and sadness
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Puerto Rico marks 1 year since Maria with song and sadness

Puerto Ricans are marking the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Maria with choirs, protests and a funeral procession

Colombian police shut down Pablo Escobar museum
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Colombian police shut down Pablo Escobar museum

Colombian police have shut down a small museum that showcased the life and times of notorious drug lord Pablo Escobar, saying the building's managers do not have a tourism license

Police papers say Toronto shooter 'emotionally disturbed'
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Police papers say Toronto shooter 'emotionally disturbed'

Newly released Canadian police documents say the man who went on a shooting rampage that killed two people and wounded 13 in Toronto was an emotionally disturbed loner and did not appear to act out of any particular ideological motivation

Guatemalan protesters demand Morales reverse on graft body
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Guatemalan protesters demand Morales reverse on graft body

Thousands are marching in Guatemala to protest President Jimmy Morales' decision to end the work of a U.N. commission investigating corruption in the country