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Zuma says corruption allegations were a conspiracy to oust him

The former president of South Africa is accused of taking part in systematic looting of state resources by wealthy allies and African National Congress leaders.

Populist mayor is picked to run against Taiwan’s president

The nomination of Han Kuo-yu, who survived a challenge from Terry Gou, founder of the world’s largest iPhone assembler, will offer Taiwan’s voters a stark choice.

India assesses technical snag that aborted moon mission

India’s space organization is examining the technical snag that led to the aborting of the launch Monday of a spacecraft intended to land on the far side of the moon, an official said.

Police stop 4 kids who drove SUV 600 miles down Aussie coast

Four children aged 10 to 14 packed fishing rods in a parent’s SUV, left a farewell note then drove down the Australian east coast before they were stopped by police the next day.

Greens are the new hope for Europe’s center. For the far right, they’re enemy number one.

A crop of once-radical, single-issue environmental protest parties have emerged as the unlikely beneficiaries of the seismic disruptions to Europe’s politics of recent years.

Leaked UK memo says Trump axed Iran deal to spite Obama

A British newspaper has published more leaked memos revealing an ambassador’s blunt assessments of the Trump administration, including one in which the envoy to Washington asserted that President Trump pulled out of the Iran nuclear deal to spite predecessor Barack Obama.

Hong Kong protests expand in geography and goals

Protests in Hong Kong expanded in terms of both geographical reach and demands Sunday as thousands of people marched in the streets of a populous suburb, calling not just for the complete withdrawal of a bill allowing extradition to China but the right to vote for their leaders, as well.

Pamplona festival ends with 3 gorings in final bull run

A bull broke from the pack and gored two Australians and a Spaniard during Sunday’s final bull run of this year’s San Fermin festival, health officials from the northern Spanish city of Pamplona said.