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He’s the only leader his country has known since independence. Now he’s stepping down ... well, sort of

Kazakh leader Nursultan Nazarbayev said he decided to terminate his authority as president. He has led Kazakhstan since it left the Soviet Union.

As Hong Kong grows, locals contend with a big fat hairy wildlife problem

Hong Kong is struggling to contain a wild boar problem, with indigenous hogs venturing deeper into the city. The solution? Put the pigs on birth control.

Trump expected to nominate Washington attorney Christopher Landau as U.S. ambassador to Mexico

Washington attorney Christopher Landau is expected to be nominated as the next U.S. ambassador to Mexico. Landau spent part of his childhood in Latin America as the son of a career diplomat.

Trump embraces Brazil’s Bolsonaro, another brash president enmeshed in scandal

President Trump welcomed Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on March 19, 2019, and the leaders promised cooperation on trade and opposing Venezuela's leftist government.

Investing in resource-rich North Korea seems like a good idea — but businesses find there’s a catch

A joint venture between the Koreas started in 2002, Kaesong was supposed to be a model showcasing North Korea’s economic potential. but since it was shuttered three years ago, it has served as a cautionary tale about the perils of investing in North Korea.

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