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SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) – The United States and three Central American nations on Wednesday announced an effort to combat trafficking of people to the U.S.-Mexico border, days after U.S. President Donald Trump declared a national emergency, citing large-scale unlawful immigration. U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen takes part in a news conference after the
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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Commission will take action against Poland if its government is harassing judges for consulting the European Court of Justice on the legality of Polish reforms, Commission First Vice President Frans Timmermans said on Tuesday. European Commission first Vice-President Frans Timmermans (R) delivers a speech during a debate on BREXIT after
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FILE PHOTO: Iranian people along with members of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards gather around the coffins of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards, who were killed by a suicide car bomb, during the funerals in Isfahan, Iran February 16, 2019. Morteza Salehi/Tasnim News Agency/via REUTERS GENEVA (Reuters) – The man who carried out a suicide bombing which
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A man rides a bike in front of a main Haitian police station, where according to local media a group of foreign nationals including Americans armed with semi-automatic weapons were detained, after anti-government protests, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, February 18, 2019. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) – Haitian police arrested a group of foreign nationals, including Americans,
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LONDON (Reuters) – Facebook intentionally breached data privacy and competition law and should, along with other big tech companies, be subject to a new regulator to protect democracy and citizens’ rights, British lawmakers said on Monday. FILE PHOTO: Silhouettes of mobile users are seen next to a screen projection of Facebook logo in this picture
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BEERSHEBA, Israel (Reuters) – Israel has launched a cyber hotline, staffed mostly by veterans of military computing units, to enable businesses and private individuals to report suspected hacking and receive real-time solutions. FILE PHOTO: A man types on a computer keyboard in this illustration picture February 28, 2013. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel/Illustration The 119 call-in number to
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JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia’s two presidential candidates pledged on Sunday to achieve energy self-sufficiency by boosting the use of bioenergy, particularly fueled by palm oil, to cut costly oil imports by Southeast Asia’s biggest economy. Indonesia’s presidential candidate Joko Widodo (L) shakes hands with his opponent Prabowo Subianto after the second debate between presidential candidates
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CUCUTA, Colombia (Reuters) – U.S. Senator Marco Rubio, visiting the Colombia-Venezuela border on Sunday, warned Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro of severe consequences if he takes action against the country’s opposition leader and self-declared president or U.S. citizens. U.S. Senator Marco Rubio visits the Colombia-Venezuela border at the Simon Bolivar International Bridge on the outskirts of
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SOFIA (Reuters) – Lawmakers from Bulgaria’s opposition Socialist Party (BSP) are leaving parliament for an unspecified period, saying fair elections could not be guaranteed following recent Election Code amendments. FILE PHOTO: Leader of the Bulgarian Socialist party Kornelia Ninova speaks during a news conference at the party’s headquarters in Sofia, Bulgaria March 26, 2017. REUTERS/Laszlo Balogh/File
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FILE PHOTO: Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad speaks during an interview with AFP news agency in Damascus, Syria in this handout picture provided by SANA on April 13, 2017. SANA/Handout via REUTERS BEIRUT (Reuters) – Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said on Sunday that Washington would not protect the groups “betting on” it, in an apparent reference
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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani attends talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, during their meeting in the Black sea resort of Sochi, Russia, 14 February 2019. Sergei Chirikov/Pool via REUTERS DUBAI (Reuters) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday that Tehran wanted to establish close ties with all countries
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FILE PHOTO: European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker shakes hands with British Prime Minister Theresa May at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium February 7, 2019. REUTERS/Yves Herman LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May is to hold Brexit talks with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker next week, her office said on Saturday, following this
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