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Cautious optimism as Spain graft-busters gain ground

For years, Spaniards watched angrily as corruption-hit politicians appeared to benefit from a get-out-of-jail-free card, but the mood is cautiously changing as the once-powerful find themselves behind bars.

Venezuela to quit OAS regional bloc: government

Venezuela said Wednesday it was quitting the Organization of American States in anger at pressure from the bloc over the government’s handling of a violent political crisis.

US may stay in Paris climate accord, with caveats

Signs are mounting that US President Donald Trump’s administration may stay in the landmark Paris climate change accord of 2015, under pressure from big business and public support for the agreement.

South Sudan forces launch new offensive: UN

South Sudanese government forces on Wednesday launched an offensive on a town in the north, displacing civilians who may be headed toward the border with Sudan, the UN envoy said.

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