Month: November 2019

WINDHOEK (Reuters) – Namibia’s incumbent President Hage Geingob has won the 2019 presidential election with 56.3% of the vote, the Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) said on Saturday, surviving the country’s biggest corruption scandal, an economic recession and a fractured ruling party. FILE PHOTO: File photo: Namibia’s incumbent President Hage Geingob has won the 2019
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FILE PHOTO: A man passes a Google signage outside their office in Singapore May 24, 2019. REUTERS/Edgar Su/File Photo BRUSSELS (Reuters) – EU antitrust regulators are investigating Google’s collection of data, the European Commission told Reuters on Saturday, suggesting the world’s most popular internet search engine remains in its sights despite record fines in recent
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LONDON (Reuters) – The 28-year-old British man who killed two people in a stabbing spree on London Bridge before police shot him dead had been released from prison after a previous conviction for terrorism offences, prompting political recriminations ahead of an election. Wearing a fake suicide vest and wielding knives, Usman Khan went on the
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FILE PHOTO: Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn practices in the studio before the start of the Channel 4 News’ General Election climate debate at ITN Studios in Holborn, central London, Britain November 28, 2019. Kirsty O’Connor/Pool via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s main opposition leader called on Saturday for an investigation and said there were questions
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Saskia Esken and Norbert Walter-Borjans gesture after being announced by Rhineland-Palatinate State Premier Malu Dreyer as winners of a Social Democratic Party members’ ballot for leadership in Berlin, Germany, November 30, 2019. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch BERLIN (Reuters) – Opponents of the coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives won a vote for the leadership of Germany’s Social
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Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits the scene of a stabbing on London Bridge, in which two people were killed, in London, Britain, November 30, 2019. REUTERS/Simon Dawson LONDON (Reuters) – The lead for British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservatives over the Labour Party has narrowed sharply to six points from 13 a week ago,
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A flagstore shop of electric carmaker Tesla is pictured in Berlin, Germany, November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Tesla’s (TSLA.O) announcement earlier this month that it will build its first European factory near Berlin will draw further companies from the electric mobility and energy storage sectors into Germany, a state premier told newspaper
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BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan (Reuters) – Notorious for leaks and chastened by previous security lapses, the White House went to unusual lengths to keep President Donald Trump’s Thanksgiving trip to Afghanistan under wraps, devising a cover story for his movements that included posting scripted tweets while he was in the air, administration officials said. President Donald
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NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The frenzy associated with Black Friday shopping was missing this year as U.S. retailers offered earlier discounts and more consumers shopped online, though spot checks around the country showed traffic picked up after a sluggish morning. “It’s slow now because we had a big, big rush last night,” said Target electronics
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SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro claimed on Friday that Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio financed fires being set in the Amazon rainforest, without presenting any evidence, the right-wing leader’s latest broadside in casting blame over forest fires that have generated international concern. FILE PHOTO: Leonardo DiCaprio attends the premiere of “Once Upon a
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Peru’s opposition leader Keiko Fujimori waves beside her husband Mark Vito Villanella after she was released from the Santa Monica prison, in Lima, Peru November 29, 2019. REUTERS/Guadalupe Pardo LIMA (Reuters) – Peruvian opposition leader Keiko Fujimori walked free from prison on Friday night after being jailed for more than a year pending a trial
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LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday it would be “best” if U.S. President Donald Trump does not get involved in Britain’s election when he visits London for a NATO summit next week. FILE PHOTO: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and U.S. President Donald Trump talk to reporters during a bilateral meeting
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U.S. President Donald Trump holds a campaign rally in Sunrise, Florida, U.S., November 26, 2019. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. congressional panel on Friday gave President Donald Trump a deadline in one week to say whether his legal counsel intends to introduce evidence and call witnesses in upcoming impeachment proceedings that could lead
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