Full story - October 27, 2020
A woman wearing a jean jacket is shown sitting on a bench as anothe woman walks toward her with the clear glass of a Huawei store in the distance.
Chinese leaders met Monday to formulate an economic blueprint for the next five years that is expected to emphasize development of semiconductors and other technology at a time when Washington is cutting off access to US technology.
Full story - October 26, 2020
A large crowd of people a shown celebrating in the Sabtiago's Plaza Italia banging on instruments and carrying flags.
Amid a year of contagion and turmoil, Chileans turned out Sunday to vote overwhelmingly in favor of having a constitutional convention draft a new charter to replace guiding principles imposed four decades ago under the military dictatorship of Gen. Augusto Pinochet.
Full story - October 23, 2020
Azerbaijan's national flag is shown flying over destroyed houses with bright rays of sunlight backlighting it.
Heavy fighting continued Friday over Nagorno-Karabakh even as top diplomats from Armenia and Azerbaijan traveled to Washington for negotiations on settling the neighboring countries' decades-long conflict.
Full story - October 22, 2020
President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden participate in the final presidential debate at Belmont University, Oct. 22, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn.
After the first presidential debate was panned so widely that organizers introduced a mute button, Thursday's second and final debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden was far more civil.
Full story - October 22, 2020
Lebanese Prime Minister-Designate Saad Hariri is show with his hair slicked back and wearing a dark suit.
Lebanon's president tasked former Prime Minister Saad Hariri with forming a new government Thursday, bringing back the veteran politician a year after he was toppled amid nationwide protests against widespread corruption and a flunking economy.
Full story - October 21, 2020
A man is shown in a white shirt and wearing a backpack with his arms raised.
Nigerian protesters demanding an end to police brutality defied a curfew as gunfire rang out where they were setting up a blockade Wednesday, a day after shots were fired into a crowd of demonstrators.
Full story - October 20, 2020
A close-up photo of a researcher's gloved hands and a syringe filled with a vaccine trial.
UK researchers are preparing to infect healthy young volunteers with the virus that causes COVID-19, becoming the first to announce plans to use the controversial technique to study the disease and potentially speed up development of a vaccine that could help end the pandemic.
Full story - October 19, 2020
Several Bolivian politicians are shown in a room holding their hands in the air in celebration.
Evo Morales' party claimed victory in a presidential election that appeared to reject the right-wing policies of the interim government that took power in Bolivia after the leftist leader resigned and fled the country a year ago.
Full story - October 16, 2020
Mexico's Defense Secretary Gen. Salvador Cienfuegos Zepeda is shown wearing his military uniform and billed hat while holding his right hand up to salute.
Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Friday that his ambassador to the United States told him two weeks ago that there was an investigation underway there involving Mexico's former defense secretary, who was arrested Thursday in Los Angeles.
Full story - October 15, 2020
Sooronbay Jeenbekov is shown walking past the blue, yellow and red national flag.
Kyrgyzstan's embattled president said Thursday he was resigning following protests over a disputed parliamentary election, the third time in 15 years that a leader of the Central Asian country has been ousted by a popular uprising.

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