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JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel’s military said on Tuesday it had begun an operation to “expose and thwart” cross-border attack tunnels from Lebanon dug by the Iran-backed Lebanese movement Hezbollah. Israeli vehicles are seen from the village of Kfar Kila, in south Lebanon December 4, 2018. REUTERS/Aziz Taher Israeli military spokesman Lt. Col. Jonathan Conricus said
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Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan gestures as he speaks during the groundbreaking ceremony of the Kartarpur border corridor, which will officially open next year, in Pakistan November 28, 2018. REUTERS/Mohsin Raza ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump has written a letter to Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan asking for the South Asian nation to
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FILE PHOTO: Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari addresses the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York, U.S., September 25, 2018. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri/File Photo ABUJA (Reuters) – Nigeria’s President Buhari on Sunday denied claims that he had died and been replaced by a Sudanese impostor, breaking his silence on a
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ANTANANARIVO (Reuters) – Madagascar’s president, Hery Rajaonarimampianina, conceded defeat in his bid for a second term after managing a distant third in the first round of voting in the island’s presidential vote. Former Malagasy President and Presidential candidate Hery Rajaonarimampianina speaks to the media after casting his ballot during the presidential election at the CEG
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FILE PHOTO: Economist Paulo Guedes, future economy minister of Brazil’s President-elect Jair Bolsonaro arrives for a meeting in Brasilia, Brazil November 20, 2018. REUTERS/Adriano Machado SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazil’s federal police opened an investigation into incoming Economy Minister Paulo Guedes for alleged fraud tied to the pension funds of state-run companies, the Folha de
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COLOMBO (Reuters) – Sri Lanka’s parliament on Friday voted to halt payment of ministers’ salaries and travel expenses, but it remained unclear how the move would impact the disputed government of Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa whose ministers boycotted the vote. FILE PHOTO: Empty seats of parliament members, who back newly appointed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa
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