Chinese leader Xi Jinping and Czech Republic President Milos Zeman shake hands in Prague in March 2016. For years, the Czech Republic kept its distance from Beijing. But this changed when Zeman, a populist, took office in 2013.
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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson talks during the debate on the Early Parliamentary General Election Bill in the House of Commons, London, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019.
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Pope Francis lamented that the Latin name Archivium Secretum — of the Vatican Secret Archive originally meant to convey that the archive was private — had come to connote something more sinister.
A European Union flag flies Monday outside the Parliament building in London. The multinational bloc has agreed to grant the U.K. another Brexit delay, bumping the deadline to the end of January.