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PRAGUE (Reuters) – Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis has dug in to resist a criminal investigation, a slap from European auditors and possibly the biggest protests in three decades of democracy. FILE PHOTO: Czech Republic’s Prime Minister Andrej Babis reacts as he arrives for the European Union leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium, June 20, 2019.
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GENEVA/RIYADH (Reuters) – Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and other senior officials should be investigated over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi given credible evidence against them, a U.N. rights investigator said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman attends the opening of the G20 leaders summit in Buenos Aires,
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FILE PHOTO: Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy attends the national ceremony to pay tribute to the victims of militant attacks, in Paris, France September 19, 2018. Ludovic Marin/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo PARIS (Reuters) – Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy will stand trial for influence peddling after the country’s highest court rejected his final bid to
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Britain’s Chancellor Philip Hammond takes questions from the media following talks with China’s Vice-Premier Hu Chunhua on economic and financial ties between the two countries in London, Britain June 17, 2019. Leon Neal/Pool via REUTERS (Reuters) – British finance minister Philip Hammond is “prepared to resign” over Prime Minister Theresa May’s legacy spending plans, ITV
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DUBAI/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan announced on Monday the deployment of about 1,000 more troops to the Middle East for what he said were “defensive purposes,” citing concerns about a threat from Iran. “The recent Iranian attacks validate the reliable, credible intelligence we have received on hostile behavior by Iranian forces
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Migrants from Central America walk on a highway during their journey towards the United States, in Ciudad Hidalgo, Chiapas state, Mexico, June 5, 2019. REUTERS/Jose Torres WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration announced on Monday plans to permanently divert hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, after
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FILE PHOTO: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani speaks during a meeting with tribal leaders in Kerbala, Iraq, March 12, 2019. REUTERS/Abdullah Dhiaa Al-Deen/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – The time is short for Europe to save the international nuclear deal with Tehran after Washington’s withdrawal, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday, according to Fars news agency.
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TAPACHULA, Mexico (Reuters) – Mexican officials detained nearly 800 undocumented migrants on Saturday, the government said, in one of the biggest swoops against illegal immigration in recent months, as members of the National Guard began patrolling the southern border. A Mexican soldier keeps watch at the border during an operation to inhibit migrants to cross
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KHARTOUM (Reuters) – Sudan’s ex-president Omar al-Bashir was charged with corruption-related offences on Sunday, as he appeared in public for the first time since he was overthrown and detained in April. Sudan’s ex-president Omar al-Bashir leaves the office of the anti-corruption prosecutor in Khartoum, Sudan, June 16, 2019. REUTERS/Umit Bektas Looking much the same as
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Ministers and delegates, including Japan’s Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Hiroshige Seko and Environment Minister Yoshiaki Harada, gather for a family photo session at G20 energy and environment ministers meeting in Karuizawa, Japan June 15, 2019, in this photo taken by Kyodo. Mandatory credit Kyodo/via REUTERS KARUIZAWA, Japan (Reuters) – Group of 20 environment
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