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FILE PHOTO: Islamic State billboards are seen along a street in Raqqa, eastern Syria, which is controlled by the Islamic State, October 29, 2014. The billboard (R) reads: “We will win despite the global coalition”. REUTERS/Nour Fourat BEIRUT (Reuters) – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said U.S.-backed fighters seized the last Islamic State enclave
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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador visited the birthplace of the country’s most infamous drug trafficker, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, on Friday, calling for peace and reconciliation days after a U.S. jury convicted the kingpin. Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador attends a news conference to announce a plan to strengthen
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MADRID (Reuters) – Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez called a snap national election for April 28 on Friday after parliament voted down his budget bill, spelling an uncertain few months for a country whose political landscape is increasingly fragmented. Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez holds a news conference after an extraordinary cabinet meeting in Madrid,
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FILE PHOTO: Conservative MP Steve Baker attends a meeting of the pro-Brexit European Research Group in London, Britain, November 20, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May’s government will collapse if she relies on the opposition Labour Party to pass her Brexit deal, an influential pro-Brexit lawmaker said on Friday. Steve
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FILE PHOTO: Flavio Bolsonaro (L) and Carlos Bolsonaro, sons of the Brazil’s President-elect Jair Bolsonaro (not pictured) are seen before their father received a confirmation of his victory in the recent presidential election in Brasilia, Brazil December 10, 2018. REUTERS/Adriano Machado BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazilian Vice President Hamilton Mourao said on Thursday that the president
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CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuela’s opposition-controlled congress named new temporary boards of directors to state-oil firm PDVSA on Wednesday, in an effort to wrest the OPEC nation’s oil revenue from President Nicolas Maduro. Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido, who many nations have recognized as the country’s rightful interim ruler, attends a session of Venezuela’s National Assembly
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MADRID (Reuters) – Spain’s minority Socialist government plans to announce an early general election after its expected defeat in a budget vote on Wednesday following its refusal to negotiate Catalan self-determination, political sources said on Tuesday. Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez attends a session at Parliament in Madrid, Spain, February 13, 2019. REUTERS/Sergio Perez Two
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FILE PHOTO – Thai Raksa Chart party leader Preechapol Pongpanich, holds up application of candidate for Prime Minister, Thailand’s Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya Sirivadhana Barnavadi, at the election commission office in Bangkok, Thailand February 8, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand’s election commission is to ask the constitutional court to consider dissolving the Thai Raksa
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