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Special Report - Ivanka Trump and the fugitive from Panama

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By Ned Parker, Stephen Grey, Stefanie Eschenbacher, Roman Anin and Brad Brooks

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Special Report - Twice burned: How Mt. Gox's bitcoin customers could lose again 16 Nov 2017

TOKYO When Mt. Gox, the world's largest bitcoin trading exchange, collapsed in early 2014, more than 24,000 customers around the world lost access to hundreds of millions of dollars' worth of cryptocurrency and cash.

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Special Report - How a defrocked judge became the chief legal enforcer for Maduro's Venezuela 15 Nov 2017

CARACAS Last March, Chief Justice Maikel Moreno shocked Venezuela when his Supreme Court nullified the powers of the National Assembly and transferred them to the 32-judge tribunal.

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Oil seen as real prize of Iran's Kurdish adventure 14 Nov 2017

By Ahmed Rasheed, Dmitry Zhdannikov and Bozorgmehr Sharafedin

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Special Report - Lead poisoning lurks in scores of New York areas 14 Nov 2017

NEW YORK In public health circles, New York City is known for its long war on lead poisoning. | Video

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A year after Trump's election, coal's future remains bleak 14 Nov 2017

WASHINGTON A year after Donald Trump was elected president on a promise to revive the ailing U.S. coal industry, the sector’s long-term prospects for growth and hiring remain as bleak as ever. | Video

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Why Niger and Mali's cattle herders turned to jihad 12 Nov 2017

NIAMEY/NAIROBI When Doundou Chefou first took up arms as a youth a decade ago, it was for the same reason as many other ethnic Fulani herders along the Niger-Mali border: to protect his livestock.

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A house divided - How Saudi Crown Prince purged royal family rivals 12 Nov 2017

BEIRUT/RIYADH The first hint that something was amiss came in a letter.

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In China's 'democracy village', no one wants to talk any more 10 Nov 2017

WUKAN, China Surveillance cameras peer at residents from every major street corner. Informants are everywhere, villagers say. And more than a dozen villagers are languishing in prison or detention. | Video

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The decisions behind Monsanto's weed-killer crisis 09 Nov 2017

In early 2016, agri-business giant Monsanto faced a decision that would prove pivotal in what since has become a sprawling herbicide crisis, with millions of acres of crops damaged.

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President Mugabe stuns Zimbabwe by defying pressure to resign

HARARE President Robert Mugabe stunned Zimbabwe on Sunday by making no mention of resignation in a television address, defying his own ZANU-PF party, which had sacked him hours earlier, and hundreds of thousands of protesters who had already hailed his downfall. | Video