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Guatemala's newly sworn-in president demanded that all top government officials submit their resignations and promised an honest and inclusive administration following the surprise resignation earlier Thursday of President Otto Perez Molina amid a widening fraud investigations.

President Alejandro Maldonado reached out to protesters who took to the streets against the…

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French prosecutors confirmed Thursday that a wing part found on a remote Indian Ocean island was from ill-fated Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, a month after tests on the flaperon began.

"It is possible today to say with certainty that the flaperon discovered on Reunion island on July 29 came from…

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Iran submitted last month a peace plan to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to try and end his country's four-year war, a senior Iranian official said on Thursday.

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian however told a news conference in Damascus that any initiative to end the conflict would have to…

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Australia's prime minister angered some Jewish leaders on Thursday by suggesting that the Islamic State movement was worse than Nazis during World War II.

It is the third time this year that gaffe-prone Prime Minister Tony Abbott has riled Jewish Australians with Nazi analogies.

Abbott used an interview with Sydney…

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Now a done deal, the Iran nuclear agreement gained critical backing from three more Democratic senators Thursday, deflating opponents and boosting White House hopes of blocking a disapproval resolution in the Senate and sparing President Barack Obama from resorting to a veto.

Democratic Sens. Cory Booker, Mark Warner and Heidi…

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Thousands of people desperate to reach Western Europe rushed into a Budapest train station Thursday after police ended a two-day blockade, setting off a wave of anger and confusion as hundreds shoved their way onto a waiting train. But when it tried to drop them off at a Hungarian camp…

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Japan on Thursday urged China to not focus on "unfortunate history" but to look forward as Beijing marked the 70th anniversary of Tokyo's World War II defeat with a huge military parade.

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and other officials are staying away from the commemorations celebrating an end to a…

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Tourism bosses in Hiroshima Prefecture have come up with what they hope will draw more feline-loving visitors: a Google-style street view for cats.

Billed as a world's first, officials this week launched an online map that explores the streets of port city Onomichi from the purr-spective of a four-pawed visitor.…

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The Marunouchi office of the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is a far more modest operation than it was this time last year. The Edinburgh-based bank is the latest foreign financial institution to downsize in Tokyo, shuttering its trading business in Japanese government bonds and trimming its payroll.

The move…

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