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Kurds in Iraq vote in historic referendum for independence 

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The vote is wildly popular among Kurds in Iraq, but has angered allies and neighbors.
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Like Germany's Social Democrats, left-wing parties are losing ground across Europe

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The decline of Europe’s social democrats is closely associated with the rise of the far-right.
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Egyptian once known as ‘world’s heaviest woman’ dies in UAE

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Doctors say an Egyptian once known as “the world’s heaviest woman” has died in a hospital in the United Arab Emirates. She was 37.
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French govt: Senate elections were a ‘failure’ for Macron

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French government spokesman Christophe Castaner says Senate elections have been a “failure” for President Emmanuel Macron’s centrist party.
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EU ups pressure ahead of new round of Brexit talks

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The European Union on Monday ramped up pressure on Britain ahead of a new round of Brexit talks, warning again that time is running out for Prime Minister Theresa May to clinch a deal.
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Germany’s Merkel faces tricky task to build government

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel was embarking Monday on a complicated quest to form a new government for Europe’s biggest economy and find answers to the rise of a nationalist, anti-migrant party.
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Merkel wins another term in Germany, but far right spoils her victory party

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The AfD will be the first far-right party in the German parliament in over half a century.
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The rise of Germany's far right leaves Merkel stuck with the 'Jamaican' option

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After Germany's election, Merkel has to build an unwieldy coalition with liberals and Greens.
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Iraqi Kurds vote in referendum on independence from Baghdad

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Iraqi Kurds were casting ballots on Monday in Iraq’s Kurdish region and disputed territories on whether to support independence from Baghdad in a historic but non-binding vote that has raised regional tensions and fears of instability.
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New Zealanders to wait weeks for next leader after election

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New Zealanders will likely need to wait two or three weeks to find out who will next lead their country after a general election on Saturday ended with an inconclusive result.
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Pyongyang keeps up military threats against U.S. after Trump’s ridicule

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A state-run website showed photoshopped images of North Korean missiles destroying a U.S. bomber and an aircraft carrier.
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Germany’s far right establishes a beachhead in Parliament

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The rise of the Alternative for Germany marked a watershed moment in German politics.
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Merkel prevails, running on her brand and avoiding specifics

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Her consensus style of governance showed some vulnerabilities, but it carried her over the finish line.
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Iran blocks flights to Iraq’s Kurdish region ahead of independence vote

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Iran closed its airspace to Kurdish flights and conducted military exercises on the border, but Kurds remain upbeat about the referendum.
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China watches in frustration as North Korea crisis enters dangerous spiral

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The threat of conflict and the presence of U.S. bombers leaves China looking on unhappily from the sidelines.
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Merkel heads for another term in Germany, but far right spoils the victory party

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Disruptive AfD to enter Parliament, as Social Democrats said they would leave chancellor’s coalition.
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In Pakistan, once-fringe Islamist radicals are making their way into mainstream politics

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“If we win, we will struggle to establish Islamic rule,” said one leader.
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Russia held a big military exercise this week. Here’s why the U.S. is paying attention.

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NATO leaders are assessing Russia’s military capability, which is in a period of change.
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As Germany prepares to vote, the center holds, but the fringe is rising

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The far-right expects a historic success in elections Sunday, even as Chancellor Angela Merkel is poised to be win.
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French opposition protests Macron’s new labor laws

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Jean-Luc Mélenchon attacked the president and the “chaos” he believes his retooling will bring.
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