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SANTIAGO (Reuters) – The Chilean government asked the Vatican on Tuesday for documents related to sex abuse accusations against clergy in Chile, as local prosecutors raided another office of the Roman Catholic Church in Santiago. FILE PHOTO: Members of the church hold a cross during a mass at the Santiago cathedral, in Santiago, Chile July
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SANTIAGO (Reuters) – The Chilean government asked the Vatican on Tuesday for documents related to sex abuse accusations against clergy in Chile, as local prosecutors raided another office of the Roman Catholic Church in Santiago. FILE PHOTO: Members of the church hold a cross during a mass at the Santiago cathedral, in Santiago, Chile July
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KABUL (Reuters) – Afghan security forces backed by U.S. advisers and air strikes fought on Monday to drive Taliban fighters out of the flashpoint city of Ghazni, where hundreds of people have been killed or wounded during four days of fighting. An Afghan security guard walks during a Taliban attack in Ghazni city, Afghanistan August
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ISTANBUL (Reuters) – The United States gave Turkey a deadline until last Wednesday, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday, to release an American pastor being tried by a Turkish court. The case of Andrew Brunson, an evangelical Christian, is one of a series of disputes that lies at the heart of deteriorating ties between
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TORONTO (Reuters) – Police charged a man in the deaths of four people, including two police officers, and identified the civilians killed in a shooting on Friday in the eastern Canadian city of Fredericton. Police charged Matthew Vincent Raymond, 48, with four counts of first degree murder, according to a statement on Saturday. They identified
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ISTANBUL (Reuters) – President Tayyip Erdogan denied on Saturday that Turkey is in a currency crisis, dismissing a plunge in the lira as ‘fluctuations’ which have nothing to do with economic fundamentals. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan talks to media in the Black Sea city of Ordu, Turkey August 11, 2018. Cem Oksuz/Presidential Palace/Handout via REUTERS
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DUBAI (Reuters) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said there was no meeting planned with U.S. officials including his counterpart Mike Pompeo at the United Nations General Assembly, the semi-official news agency Tasnim reported on Saturday. FILE PHOTO: Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrives at the EU council in Brussels, Belgium May 15,
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GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) – Guatemala’s attorney general and the U.N.-backed International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG) moved on Friday to lift President Jimmy Morales’ immunity so he can be investigated for alleged illicit campaign financing. FILE PHOTO: Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales addresses the 72nd United Nations General Assembly at U.N. Headquarters in New York,
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