Fresh news Bolivia's Morales blasts opposition 'coup' amid election standoff Bolivian leader Evo Morales on Wednesday repeated his claim of victory in a presidential election and accused the opposition of trying to orchestrate a coup, after mass opposition-led protests since the Sunday vote that claimed the counting was rigged.
Wed, 23 Oct GMT Belgian Paralympian dies by euthanasia aged 40 Belgian Paralympian Marieke Vervoort died by euthanasia on Tuesday aged 40 after a battle with an incurable and degenerative spinal condition which she described after winning her medals as becoming harder and harder to bear.
Wed, 23 Oct GMT UK police discover 39 bodies in truck, arrest driver British police found the bodies of 39 people inside a truck believed to have come from Bulgaria at an industrial estate near London on Wednesday, and said they had arrested the driver on suspicion of murder.
Israel's ex-military chief aims at premiership Confronted by a right-wing heckler while campaigning for last month's parliamentary election in Israel, Benny Gantz grabbed the man by the lapels and glared down at him. Wed, 23 Oct GMT Russia flies nuclear bombers to Africa as Putin hosts continent's leaders Russia despatched two nuclear-capable bombers to South Africa on a training mission on Wednesday, a flight that appeared timed to coincide with President Vladimir Putin's opening of a flagship Russia-Africa summit designed to boost Russian influence.
Wed, 23 Oct GMT Germany's SPD to pick leader to decide fate of Merkel coalition Germany's Social Democrats SPD will on Saturday announce the result of a ballot for a new leader to guide them out of months of turmoil and, in effect, decide whether to ditch their unloved coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives.
Wed, 23 Oct GMT Factbox: Aspiring leaders of Germany's Social Democrats Germany's Social Democrats will on Saturday announce the result of a ballot for a new leader to steer them out of protracted turmoil and effectively decide whether to ditch a coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives.
Wed, 23 Oct GMT Chile braces for more protests, strikes as Pinera's pleas fall on deaf ears Chile braced for more protests and a general strike by state workers on Wednesday, despite President Sebastian Pinera's pleas for forgiveness and announcement of ambitious reforms to quell unrest that has rocked the country and led to at least 15 deaths.
Wed, 23 Oct GMT Vatican financial regulator denies wrongdoing in London property buy The Vatican's internal financial regulator on Wednesday rejected a prosecutor's accusations that it had acted improperly over a deal for the purchase of a luxury building in London.
Wed, 23 Oct GMT Botswana votes in first real challenge to ruling party Botswana voted on Wednesday in a general election that is expected to provide the first genuine challenge to the ruling Botswana Democratic Party BDP in its five decades of dominance over southern Africa's wealthiest and most stable nation.
Wed, 23 Oct GMT Lebanon's most senior Christian cleric steps into crisis Lebanon's highest Christian authority called on Wednesday for a change in government to include qualified technocrats and urged the president to begin talks to address demands of demonstrators in the streets for a seventh day.
Wed, 23 Oct GMT Lebanon's banks to remain shut on Thursday: statement Banks in Lebanon will remain closed on Thursday, the banking association said, as unprecedented protests gripped the country despite the government announcing emergency reforms.
Wed, 23 Oct GMT Son of Brazil's president gives up bid for ambassador in Washington Brazilian lawmaker Eduardo Bolsonaro, son of President Jair Bolsonaro, said on Tuesday he will no longer pursue an appointment as the country's ambassador in Washington after his father said publicly that the nomination was being reconsidered.
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