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THAILAND GETS NEW KING, BUT FEW CLUES TO WHAT'S NEXT

As King Maha Vajiralongkorn takes over from his late father, the focus is whether he will strengthen a long alliance with the army or step back from politics.

U.K. COULD PAY FOR EU MARKET ACCESS

PUTIN CALLS FOR COOPERATION WITH U.S.

Russian President Vladimir Putin reached out to U.S. President-elect Donald Trump in a nationally televised address, appealing to the U.S. to join in Russia's "fight against international terrorism."

COLOMBIA IDENTIFIES ALL 71 PEOPLE KILLED IN MONDAY'S PLANE CRASH

Colombian authorities on Thursday said they have positively identified all 71 people killed in Monday's crash of a LaMia airlines flight outside Medellín that all but wiped out a Brazilian soccer team.

BANK OF MEXICO'S CARSTENS LEAVING TO LEAD BANK FOR INTERNATIONAL SETTLEMENTS

Bank of Mexico Gov. Agustín Carstens will step down in July to become general manager of the Switzerland-based BIS.

IRAQ'S ABADI DRAWS POLITICAL STRENGTH FROM MOSUL CAMPAIGN

The prime minister seemed on the ropes just a few months ago, but he has managed to reinvent himself as a victorious war leader.

AUSTRIAN ANTI-IMMIGRANT PARTY FORGES TIES TO TRUMP

Donald Trump's election has energized Austria's anti-immigrant Freedom Party, which sees years of efforts to establish political ties in the U.S. paying off just as its own candidate stands on the verge of the Austrian presidency.

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