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PARIS - Get it!?

Ok, we know our pronunciation of both French and Mandarin expand=1] is less than perfect...But this is the sort of stuff that gets mashed together at Worldcrunch HQ, where the continents converge, cultures cross and alcohol is not forbidden.

So we hope you like our super-fresh bottle of Bo Xilai Nouveau as it hits the Internet to coincide with this week's annual Beaujolais Nouveau roll out AND the Chinese Communist Party Congress' choice of a new leader, who would've, should've, could've been Bo, if not for his belle... Ok, that's enough. Cheers! Santé!! Ganbei!!!

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Peruvians took to the streets chanting 'Castillo Corrupt'. Hundreds of citizens, some wrapped in the national flag celebrated the removal of President Pedro Castillo.
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👋 སྐུ་གཟུགས་བཟང་པོ།*

Welcome to Thursday, where Peru gets its first female president after Pedro Castillo is impeached and arrested, the trial of Germany's biggest fraud case opens and we know Google’s most-searched item of the year. Meanwhile, Persian-language media Kayhan-London looks at the prosecutions of demonstrators in Iran, just as the government announces the first publicly known execution related to the ongoing protests.

[*Kuzu zangpo la, Dzongkha - Bhutan]

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