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Peru calls for restoration of peace in Bolivia, transparent elections

Sun, 11/10/2019 - 5:52pm
Peru called on Sunday for the restoration of a "peaceful existence" in Bolivia, hours after Bolivian President Evo Morales resigned following weeks of turmoil over a disputed election.

Argentine President-elect Fernandez decries 'coup' against Bolivia's Morales

Sun, 11/10/2019 - 5:48pm
Argentine President-elect Alberto Fernandez said on Sunday a "coup" had been carried out against Bolivian leader Evo Morales, who announced his resignation earlier in the day under mounting pressure from anti-government protests and the military.

'Bolivia is shattered': Election crisis leaves deeply divided nation

Sun, 11/10/2019 - 5:46pm
From Bolivia's capital La Paz high in the Andes to the steamy city of Santa Cruz in the eastern lowlands, weeks of protests have undone leftist President Evo Morales' grip on power and left his South American nation deeply divided.

Mexican foreign minister says there must be 'no coup' in Bolivia

Sun, 11/10/2019 - 5:46pm
Mexico's foreign minister said on Sunday that his country rejected what he called a military operation under way in Bolivia, adding that there must be "no coup."

For U.S. diplomats, public impeachment hearings could be catharsis and maybe a circus

Sun, 11/10/2019 - 5:37pm
On the first day of November, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sent an internal email to thousands of State Department staff that began: "As champions of American diplomacy, we are in the truth-telling business."

India detains users over inflammatory online posts after religious site ruling

Sun, 11/10/2019 - 10:54am
Dozens of people in India have been detained on suspicion of publishing inflammatory social media posts and setting off celebratory firecrackers after the Supreme Court ruled to give a disputed religious site to Hindus, police said on Sunday.

Violence spreads across Hong Kong's New Territories in 24th weekend of unrest

Sun, 11/10/2019 - 10:45am
Police fired tear gas and water cannon to break up rallies as activists blocked roads and trashed shopping malls across Hong Kong's New Territories and Kowloon peninsula on Sunday during the 24th straight weekend of anti-government unrest.

Bolivia's Morales cornered into calling new elections; rivals demand he resign

Sun, 11/10/2019 - 9:59am
Bolivian President Evo Morales agreed on Sunday to hold new presidential elections at the recommendation of the Organization of American States (OAS), but opposition figures called on him to give up his candidacy and resign.

Bolivian protest leader calls on Morales to resign

Sun, 11/10/2019 - 9:42am
Bolivian protest leader Luis Fernando Camacho on Sunday called on President Evo Morales to resign after the Organization of American States (OAS) could not verify the leftist leader's victory in the disputed Oct. 20 election.

Hezbollah says its 'arms won't be twisted' as crisis deepens

Sun, 11/10/2019 - 9:15am
Political talks to agree an urgently needed Lebanese government are still deadlocked, three senior sources said on Sunday, as the powerful Shi'ite group Hezbollah indicated it would not be forced into concessions.

How did Bolivia end up in democratic crisis?

Sun, 11/10/2019 - 9:05am
Bolivia's President Evo Morales, Latin America's longest standing leader, is facing the severest challenge since he took power in 2006, with weeks of protests and signs his support is waning after disputed elections last month.

Australia battles bushfires, prepares for 'catastrophic' conditions

Sun, 11/10/2019 - 8:53am
Australian firefighters raced on Sunday to contain widespread bushfires that have left three people dead, and warned of "catastrophic" fire conditions ahead, including around the country's biggest city of Sydney.

Japan imperial couple rides through Tokyo in grand enthronement parade

Sun, 11/10/2019 - 8:52am
Japanese Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako rode through central Tokyo on Sunday in a motorcade to mark this year's imperial succession as well-wishers waved national flags and held up mobile phones for snapshots of the smiling royal couple.

Spain goes back to the polls, seeking end to political stalemate

Sun, 11/10/2019 - 8:51am
Spain held its second parliamentary election this year on Sunday, with voters seen as likely to deliver no clear winner, an even more fragmented parliament and a sizeable boost to the far-right.

Bolivia opposition candidate says Morales should not be candidate in new election

Sun, 11/10/2019 - 8:44am
Bolivian opposition candidate Carlos Mesa said on Sunday that President Evo Morales should not be a candidate in new elections after the Organization of American States (OAS) found serious irregularities in an Oct. 20 vote.

Sinking suburban 'home' drifts down Thames in watery climate protest

Sun, 11/10/2019 - 8:38am
A floating mock-up of a typical British suburban home was seen slowly sinking into the Thames in central London on Sunday in a protest organized by Extinction Rebellion to demand politicians fighting a Dec. 12 general election act on climate change.

Factbox: Who's who in the Spanish election

Sun, 11/10/2019 - 8:25am
Spain held a parliamentary election on Sunday, its second this year, in a vote that could still fail to break a protracted stalemate in a fragmented political environment. Following are snapshots of the main parties and leaders:

Cambodian opposition figure Rainsy promises to intensify action

Sun, 11/10/2019 - 8:17am
Cambodia's self-exiled opposition veteran Sam Rainsy said on Sunday he would help organize protests against authoritarian ruler Hun Sen to build on growing international pressure for change in his home country.

Israeli farmers lament the end of Jordan land deal

Sun, 11/10/2019 - 8:05am
It has been a bitter harvest for some Israeli farmers on the border with Jordan. On Sunday, a 25-year-old deal between the two countries that has allowed them to cultivate land there formally expires.

Cambodia lifts opposition leader's house arrest before EU trade decision

Sun, 11/10/2019 - 7:52am
Cambodia lifted house arrest restrictions on opposition leader Kem Sokha on Sunday, more than two years after he was charged with treason, but the charges remain and he is banned from politics and from leaving the country.