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Timeline: The rise and fall of South Korea's Park Geun-hyeThe arrest of South Korea's first female president marks a stunning fall for the scion of a powerful general who himself ruled the country
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Pravin Gordhan, South Africa's finance minister, left, greets former President Nelson Mandela's wife, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, during the funeral service for Ahmed Kathrada, at West Park Cemetery in Johannesburg, South Africa, Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada, who spent 26 years in jail - many of them alongside Nelson Mandela - for working to end South Africa's previous white minority rule, died in Johannesburg on Tuesday morning. He was 87 years old. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
South Africa's president replaces embattled finance ministerSouth Africa's president replaces embattled finance minister in Cabinet shuffle; rand falling
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Ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye, second from left, arrives at the Seoul Central District Court for hearing on a prosecutors' request for her arrest for corruption, in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, March 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon. Pool).
The Latest: SKorean president hopeful praises Park's arrestA liberal politician opinion polls show as the favorite to become South Korea's next president says the arrest of Park Geun-hye took the country a step toward restoring "justice and common sense."
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FILE - In this Monday, March 13, 2017 file photo, people relax on the beach in Waikiki in Honolulu. A federal judge in Hawaii is hearing arguments on whether to extend his temporary order blocking President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban. A hearing in Honolulu is set for Wednesday, March 29, 2017.  (AP Photo/Caleb Jones, File)
Trump appeals Hawaii judge's new ruling blocking travel banPresident Donald Trump's administration on Thursday appealed the latest court ruling against his revised travel ban
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National Assembly President Julio Borges, center, accompanied by fellow lawmakers, arrives to a press conference at the National Assembly in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, March 30, 2017. Venezuela's Supreme Court Wednesday, March 29, 2017, that it can take over responsibilities assigned to Congress. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
Venezuela court says it can take over congress' powersVenezuela's Supreme Court rules it can take over the powers of congress in what opponents of socialist President Nicolas Maduro as well as foreign governments denounce as the latest step toward installing a dictatorship in this South American nation
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FILE- In this Dec. 18, 2016, file photo, Jewish settlers cook food in a basketball field in Amona, an unauthorized Israeli outpost in the West Bank, east of the Palestinian town of Ramallah. Israel's government approved the first West Bank settlement in two decades on Thursday, March 30, 2017. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed to build a new settlement to compensate the residents of Amona, an illegal settler outpost that was demolished in February under the orders of Israel's Supreme Court. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty, File)
Israeli Cabinet approves new settlement, first in 2 decadesIsrael approves the first West Bank settlement in two decades, creating the first serious test for U.S. President Donald Trump's foray into Middle East peacemaking
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An unidentified van believed to be carrying the body of Kim Jong Nam comes out from the forensic department at Kuala Lumpur Hospital in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Thursday, March 30, 2017. Malaysian police on Thursday stopped guarding the morgue that held the body of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s murdered half-brother, after the van departed amid reports that his remains will leave the country. Shortly after the van left the hospital, police left the building and the morgue was reopened to the public. (AP Photo/Daniel Chan)
Malaysians return, Kim Jong Nam's body handed to North KoreaNine Malaysians held in North Korea returned to Malaysia's capital early Friday after the government released the body of Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader, to the North
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Ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye, center, leaves the prosecutors' office as she is transferred to a detention house in Seoul, early Friday, March 31, 2017. A South Korean court on Friday approved the arrest of former President Park Geun-hye over high-profile corruption allegations that already ended her tumultuous four-year rule and prompted an election to find her successor.  (Chung Sung-Jun/Pool photo via AP)
S. Korean ex-president jailed over corruption allegationsSouth Korea's disgraced former President Park Geun-hye has been arrested and jailed over high-profile corruption allegations that already ended her tumultuous four-year rule
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Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 30, 2017, about the actions of Committee Chairman Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif. as the panel continues to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and the web of contacts between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russia. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
White House tells Russia probers: Come see intel yourselvesThe White House is refusing to say whether it secretly fed intelligence reports to a top Republican lawmaker, fueling concerns about political interference in the investigation into possible coordination between Russia and the 2016 Trump campaign
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In this March 27, 2017, file photo, men sit on the Nadir Khan hilltop overlooking Kabul, Afghanistan. As America’s 16-year war in Afghanistan drags on, Russia is resurrecting its own interest in the “graveyard of empires.” The jockeying includes engaging the Taliban and leading a new diplomatic effort to tackle Afghanistan’s future, all while Washington leaves the world guessing on its strategy for ending the conflict. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
As war in Afghanistan drags on, Russia resurrects interestAs America's effort to end 16 years of war in Afghanistan yields little progress, Russia is resurrecting its own interest in the "graveyard of empires."
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Canada's Culture Minister Melanie Joly, right, is welcomed by Italian Culture Minister Dario Franceschini as she arrives for a first-ever G7 Culture ministers meeting in Florence, Italy, March 30, 2017.  (Maurizio Degl' Innocenti/ANSA via AP)
G7 culture ministers discuss threat of cultural traffickingDuring their first formal meeting ever, Group of Seven industrialized nations culture ministers discussed the looting and trafficking of cultural treasures by extremist organizations to support their activities
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President Donald Trump meets with Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, Thursday, March, 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Trump, Denmark's premier meet amid Brexit, NATO concernsPresident Donald Trump held his first meeting Thursday with Denmark's Prime Minister Lars Loekke Rasmussen and declared that the two countries enjoy a "truly great relationship."
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