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Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo speaks at the Istana in Singapore October 8, 2019. REUTERS/Feline Lim JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesian President Joko Widodo was sworn in on Sunday for a second five-year term as president, leading the world’s third-biggest democracy after a first term marked by heavy infrastructure spending. In his second and final term, Widodo,
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HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong tightened security ahead of a planned anti-government march on Sunday afternoon, with some metro services halted and public facilities shuttering as pro-democracy leaders called on citizens to join the protest in spite of the risk of arrest. FILE PHOTO: People march past a tram as they protest against what
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LONDON (Reuters) – Anti-Brexit protesters on Saturday used a bizarre array of humor to lampoon Britain’s leaders, casting Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s chief adviser as a manipulating devil behind a divorce that was the work of a privileged few. Figures depicting Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his special advisor Dominic Cummings are displayed during
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(Reuters) – Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez emerged battered from the trial and conviction of his brother on Friday after the U.S. Justice Department concluded that the evidence showed narcotraffickers had bribed the president and his party. FILE PHOTO: Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez arrives to deliver a message after his brother Juan Antonio “Tony”
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LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces a Brexit showdown with parliament on Saturday after clinching a last-minute divorce deal with the European Union that his Northern Irish allies oppose. Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Britain’s Permanent Representative to the EU Tim Barrow depart the EU Council after the Brexit-dominated European Union leaders
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s exit from the European Union hung on a knife-edge on Friday as Prime Minister Boris Johnson scrambled to persuade doubters to rally behind his last-minute European Union divorce deal in an extraordinary vote in parliament. Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves the European Council after the Brexit-dominated European Union leaders summit
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OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada has long prided itself on its multiculturalism and racial harmony, but the 2019 election campaign has exposed racial tensions, including pictures of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in blackface and the rise of a far-right populist party determined to impose what it calls “Canadian values”. FILE PHOTO: Bloc Quebecois leader Yves-Francois Blanchet
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LONDON (Reuters) – The European Union and the British government have finally clinched a new deal setting the terms of Britain’s exit from the bloc. DUP leader Arlene Foster speaks at a Bruges Group event during the Conservative Party annual conference in Manchester, Britain, September 30, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls However, it needs to be approved
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Police officers stand guard during protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned Catalonia’s independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 16, 2019. REUTERS/Albert Gea MADRID (Reuters) – Spain will send more police to Catalonia after three evenings of unrest, Interior Minister Fernando Grande-Marlaska told Telecinco TV on Thursday, adding that this was both
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FILE PHOTO: An Asiana Airlines Boeing 747-400 taxis at San Francisco International Airport, San Francisco, California, February 7, 2015. REUTERS/Louis Nastro SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea’s Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a government decision to suspend Asiana Airlines’ Incheon-San Francisco route for 45 days, adding to the debt-ridden carrier’s headaches as it battles rising competition
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ANKARA (Reuters) – The Trump administration dispatched its top officials to Turkey on Wednesday for emergency talks to try to persuade Ankara to halt an assault on northern Syria, while Russian troops swept into territory abandoned by Washington in a sudden retreat. Robert O’Brien, White House national security adviser since last month, arrived in Turkey
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