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MILAN (Reuters) – The Italian government expects the European Commission to decide for the first time ever on Tuesday to ask a member state to revise its draft budget, a government source said on Sunday. Italian Deputy PM Luigi Di Maio speaks at the 5-Star Movement party’s open-air rally at Circo Massimo in Rome, Italy,
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A leading Republican U.S. senator said on Sunday he believed Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was responsible for the death of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi, and that the Saudis have lost all credibility in their explanations. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Senator Bob Corker (R-TN) speaks with news media at the U.S. Capitol
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TAIPEI (Reuters) – A train derailment in northeastern Taiwan on Sunday killed at least 17 people and injured 80, government authorities said. Rescuers tend to injured passengers after a train derailed in Yilan, Taiwan October 21, 2018. Military News Agency/Handout via REUTERS The accident took place on Sunday afternoon in Yilan County, with several carriages
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KABUL (Reuters) – A suicide bomber blew himself up in the Afghan capital on Saturday, killing at least 15 people as voting concluded in parliamentary elections overshadowed by the threat of violence and long delays at polling stations. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the bombing, which appeared to have been the most
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DUBAI/WASHINGTON/GLENDALE Ariz. (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia said on Saturday that journalist Jamal Khashoggi died in a fight inside its Istanbul consulate and that it fired two senior officials over his death, an account President Donald Trump said was credible but which drew deep skepticism from U.S. lawmakers. Saudi Arabia’s acknowledgement that Khashoggi died in the
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MEXICO CITY/CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico (Reuters) – Mexico’s government on Friday vowed to meet the challenge of a caravan of Central American migrants heading north that has angered U.S. President Donald Trump, who threatened to shut down the U.S-Mexico border to halt its passage. Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
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BERLIN (Reuters) – Airbus said its defense chief Dirk Hoke will no longer attend the Future Investment Initiative conference in Saudi Arabia, the latest senior industry executive to skip next week’s event amid concern about the fate of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. FILE PHOTO: Christian Sewing, new CEO of Germany’s Deutsche Bank, speaks during the bank’s
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BRASILIA/SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazilian far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday was forced to deny an accusation that he sought funding from business leaders to purchase mass WhatsApp messages, in an alleged campaign finance violation. Presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro reacts as he talks to media after a visit to Federal Police headquarters in Rio
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BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives and the centre-left Social Democrats (SPD) both face a drubbing in a regional election on Oct. 28 that risks further weakening their crisis-plagued national government, polls showed on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: German Interior Minister and Christian Social Union (CSU) leader Horst Seehofer attends a news conference after
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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Italy’s Prime Minister defended the country’s “beautiful” 2019 budget on Thursday, brushing off criticism of it from Brussels as European authorities stepped up pressure for changes to a draft that breaches the bloc’s fiscal rules. Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte arrives for the European Union leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium October 18,
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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – More Honduran migrants tried to join a caravan of several thousand moving through Guatemala on Wednesday, defying calls by authorities not to make the journey after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to cut off regional aid in reprisal. FILE PHOTO: A Honduran migrant, part of a caravan trying to reach the
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JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel’s top court weighed an appeal on Wednesday by a U.S. student facing deportation under a law against foreign pro-Palestinian activists who call for boycotts of Israel. American student Lara Alqasem appears in Israel’s Supreme Court in Jerusalem October 17, 2018 REUTERS/ Ronen Zvulun Lara Alqasem, 22, flew to Israel on Oct.
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