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The leader of ANO party Andrej Babis signs books for a supporter during an election campaign rally in Prague, Czech Republic September 28, 2017.

The Czech Republic’s Trump is in the lead for prime minister

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He may be facing charges over alleged EU subsidy fraud, but billionaire businessman Andrej Babis still appears poised to win this weekend’s Czech general election pushing his trademark anti-corruption and anti-euro ticket.

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un supervised a ballistic rocket launching drill of Hwasong artillery units of the Strategic Force of the KPA on the spot in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang, March 7,

Trump seeks options for eliminating North Korean nuclear threat

Chinese President Xi Jinping addresses a joint news conference with US President Barack Obama in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, DC, Sept. 25, 2015.

Donald Trump and Xi Jinping will talk North Korea and trade in first face-to-face meeting

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A woman in Trafalgar Square weeps at a vigil for victims of the London terrorist attack

London comes together to remember its victims

People light candles at a vigil in Trafalgar Square the day after an attack, in London, March 23, 2017.

Candlelight vigil honors victims of Wednesday’s terror attack in London

The cabin of a Qatar Airways Boeing 787 Dreamliner. Passengers flying Qatar Airways will no longer be able to carry on electronic devices larger than a cell phone when flying to the US.

Laptop, tablet bans on flights: Here’s what we know


Britain and the US have banned laptops and tablet computers from the passenger compartment of flights from several Middle East and North African nations. A French civil aviation agency spokesman said France was considering whether to impose similar measures.

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (C) speaks at the upper house parliamentary session after reports on North Korea's missile launches, in Tokyo, Japan, March 6, 2017.

North Korea launches more missiles, Japan and US seek UN meeting


The call for the meeting came after Pyongyang had earlier launched at least four missiles, with three splashing down in the sea close to key US ally Japan.

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves Downing Street in London, Britain March 1, 2017.

Britain will ‘fight back’ if no EU deal ahead of Brexit

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Finance minister Philip Hammond said Sunday that Britain would “do whatever we need to do” to be competitive if the country left the European Union without concluding a trade agreement.

A demonstrator holds a placard that reads: "No to Presidency" during a Women's Day rally in Istanbul, Turkey, March 5, 2017.

Turkish women for and against more power for Erdogan rally in Istanbul

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An April referendum would give Erdogan an executive presidency, which supporters say would unite the country. Opponents say it’d become authoritarianism.

A ripe cacao pod containing cocoa beans hangs from a tree on a farm in Tulua, Colombia, December 8, 2008.

Colombia’s ‘drug triangle’ puts hope in chocolate


The Colombian peace deal with the FARC has led farmers to move from farming coca to legal crops.