Sri Lanka's opposition presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who won Saturday's presidential elections, was sworn in as the executive president on Monday.
California's Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) said Sunday that strong winds could lead to another power outage in Northern California next week.
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) on Monday gave Namibia's preparedness to host election on November 27 a seal of approval.
The ongoing anti-government protests in Iraq have gained momentum by the support of the powerful Shiite cleric Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, posing a serious challenge to the government of Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi.
The Kremlin confirmed on Monday that leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany, known as the Normandy Four, will discuss the situation in Ukraine in Paris on Dec. 9.
An aerial view from the China-Laos border to the capital Vientiane reveals a ruled, comparatively straight line embedded into northern Laos, laid among the foothills, crossing gullies, rivers and fields, and with small arcs bypassing villages.
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