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Trump says it’s time for U.S. to recognize Israel’s sovereignty over Golan Heights

President Trump tweets that it's time for the U.S. to fully recognize Israel's control over the Golan Heights, which it captured from Syria in 1967.

As U.S. struggles to pass modest gun curbs, New Zealand swiftly bans assault weapons

Six days after the 50 people died in the New Zealand mosque attacks, the government announced that it would ban military-style semi-automatic guns and assault rifles.

Former Brazilian President Michel Temer arrested in anti-corruption sweep

Former Brazilian President Michel Temer was arrested on Thursday on corruption charges, a dramatic development in a sprawling corruption investigation that has roiled Brazil and has showed no sign of slowing.

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.

‘Everything is already decided’: Thailand’s army is set to cement power with an election

With curbs on free speech, a ban on a key party and rules that favor the military, Thailand's first election since a 2014 coup may be less than democratic.

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