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Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, react as they watch the Invictus Games Sydney 2018 wheelchair basketball gold medal match at Quaycentre in Sydney, Australia October 27, 2018. REUTERS/Phil Noble MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince Harry and wife Meghan were greeted by rapturous applause on Saturday when they arrived for the final day
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BEIJING (Reuters) – China will expel former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei from a high profile though largely ceremonial advisory body to parliament, state media reported, after the Chinese government put him under investigation for bribery and other violations. FILE PHOTO: INTERPOL President Meng Hongwei poses during a visit to the headquarters of International Police Organisation
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PIJIJIAPAN, Mexico (Reuters) – Mexico on Friday offered temporary identification papers and jobs to migrants who register for asylum in the country, stepping up efforts to halt the advance of a U.S.-bound Central American caravan that has angered Washington. A migrant, traveling with a caravan of thousands from Central America en route to the United
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ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkish prosecutors have prepared an extradition request for 18 suspects from Saudi Arabia in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, authorities said on Friday, after President Tayyip Erdogan urged Riyadh to disclose who ordered the murder. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan speaks during a meeting of his ruling AK Party in Ankara, Turkey
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Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan speaks during a meeting of his ruling AK Party in Ankara, Turkey October 26, 2018. Murat Cetinmuhurdar/Presidential Press Office/Handout via REUTERS ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan urged Saudi Arabia on Friday to disclose who gave the order to kill journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as well the location of his body,
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DUBAI/ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s public prosecutor said on Thursday the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the kingdom’s Istanbul consulate this month was premeditated, reversing previous official statements that the killing was unintended. The death of Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist and critic of de facto Saudi ruler Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, has
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LONDON (Reuters) – The United Kingdom and the European Union are close to agreeing a Brexit deal, Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab said on Thursday. Britain’s Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union Dominic Raab leaves 10 Downing Street in London, Britain, October 24, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls “We have made good progress. We are close
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BRASILIA (Reuters) – The Chinese government is trying to make peace with Brazil’s leading presidential candidate, Jair Bolsonaro, whose China-bashing threatens to chill a profitable trading relationship that has benefited both countries. Presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro is pictured during a news conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes Chinese diplomats based in Brasilia have
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ESCUINAPA, Mexico (Reuters) – Residents on Mexico’s Pacific Coast on Wednesday began clearing up the wreckage left by Hurricane Willa, which ripped through towns overnight, tearing off rooftops, downing power lines and splitting trees apart. Willa, a powerful Category 3 hurricane, hit the northwestern state of Sinaloa late on Tuesday as one of the strongest
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RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazil’s right-wing presidential front-runner, Jair Bolsonaro, has begun to shape policies and choose high-ranking ministers for the government he plans to form after his expected landslide victory in Sunday’s run-off election. FILE PHOTO: Gustavo Bebianno, President of PSL party, talks with presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro as they attend a news
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HUIXTLA, Mexico (Reuters) – Several thousand Central American migrants poured out of a southern Mexican town before dawn on Wednesday, hoping to beat the force of the sun and pressure on the Mexican government to stop their northward journey. Central American migrants, part of a second wave of migrants heading to the U.S., walk along
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MALJEVAC BORDER CROSSING, Bosnia (Reuters) – Several people were injured on Wednesday as migrants demanding to cross Bosnia’s northwestern border threw stones at Croatian police who responded by firing teargas and using batons to push them back, a Reuters photographer at the scene said. Croatian riot police stand guard in front of migrants at Maljevac
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SOFIA (Reuters) – Bulgaria’s government survived a parliamentary vote of no-confidence brought on Wednesday by the opposition Socialists who accused it of failing to overhaul the ailing healthcare sector. FILE PHOTO: Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov waves as he arrives at an European Union leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium October 17, 2018. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir A
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MAZATLAN, Mexico (Reuters) – Hurricane Willa slammed into Mexico’s Pacific coast late on Tuesday, raking it with winds of 120 mph (195 kph) that brought power outages, buffeted buildings, and dumped torrential rain on tourist resorts where thousands of people had moved to safety. Whipping palm trees, bending power lines and causing floods, the center
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WASHINGTON/ANKARA (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said on Tuesday Saudi authorities staged the “worst cover-up ever” in the killing of prominent journalist Jamal Khashoggi this month, as the United States vowed to revoke the visas of some of those believed to be responsible. Trump spoke hours after Turkey’s president, Tayyip Erdogan, dismissed Saudi efforts to
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SAO PAULO/BRASILIA (Reuters) – Facebook Inc’s (FB.O) messaging service WhatsApp has no plans to change its group messaging limits in Brazil, an executive said on Tuesday, resisting calls from the leading presidential candidate to allow easier forwarding of viral messages. FILE PHOTO: A combination of file photos shows Jair Bolsonaro, far-right lawmaker and presidential candidate
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ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey’s president on Tuesday dismissed Saudi Arabia’s efforts to blame the killing of a prominent journalist on rogue operatives, calling it a planned, “savage killing”, and demanded Riyadh punish those responsible no matter how highly placed. Tayyip Erdogan stopped short of mentioning Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the powerful de facto ruler
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TAIPEI/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States sent two warships through the Taiwan Strait on Monday in the second such operation this year, as the U.S. military increases the frequency of transits through the strategic waterway despite opposition from China. FILE PHOTO: Flags of Taiwan and U.S. are placed for a meeting between U.S. House Foreign
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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australian opposition lawmakers have offered a deal to resettle 150 refugees from a Pacific detention camp, which if accepted by embattled Prime Minister Scott Morrison could strengthen his tenuous grip on power. Prime Minister Scott Morrison addresses the media on the grounds of Kirribilli House, Sydney, Australia, October 21, 2018. AAP/Chris Pavlich/via
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