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Could Britain's Parliament, a future prime minister or even a second referendum effectively annul the Brexit vote? Constitutional experts say not in the short-term, but the future is uncertain.
 
Deep in the Mongolian steppe, a gigantic hole in the ground holds billions of tonnes of riches that politicians say will fuel the transformation of the landlocked and sparsely populated country into a prosperous modern nation.
 
Deep in the Mongolian steppe, a gigantic hole in the ground holds billions of tonnes of riches that politicians say will fuel the transformation of the landlocked and sparsely populated country into a prosperous modern nation.
 
Britain's vote to leave the EU has sent shockwaves across the Netherlands, a founding father of the European community, but despite a push by euroskeptics analysts say a "Nexit" referendum is unlikely soon, if ever.
 
Giant video screens lining Malaysia's ruling-party headquarters flash towering, 40-story images of a smiling Prime Minister Najib Razak across a corner of the capital, a glaring reminder of who's in charge.
 
After Iraqi forces took full control of the Islamic State group's bastion of Fallujah, what's next in the battles against the jihadists, not just in Iraq but in Syria and further afield?
 
It consists of just five short, vaguely worded paragraphs, but Article 50 of the European Union's 2007 Lisbon Treaty will decide how Britain leaves -- and it is already causing problems.
 
Slowing growth, a return to protectionism, questioning of free trade agreements and doubts over the stability of the EU: the world economy is entering a period of deep uncertainty following Brexit.
 
A historic ceasefire between the Colombian government and FARC rebels marks a "point of no return" on the road to peace but risks still lie ahead, analysts say.
 
It was Britain's poorer and less-educated citizens -- angry at not having shared in the economic benefits of a new world order -- who pushed it out of the European Union, in a vote that threatens elites, analysts say.
 
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