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HANOI (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will hold another day of talks at their second summit in eight months on Thursday, after swapping compliments at a dinner but giving no sign of progress on the key issue of denuclearization. U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader
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Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei delivers a speech during a meeting with Iranians from the East Azerbaijan province, in Tehran, Iran February 18, 2019. Khamenei.ir/Handout via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei called the United States an untrustworthy and warmongering country on Wednesday, and urged neighboring Armenia to expand ties
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FILE PHOTO: Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan addresses his supporters during a rally for the upcoming local elections in Istanbul, Turkey, February 16, 2019. REUTERS/Umit Bektas ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said he does not believe the United States will take back weapons from Kurdish militias in Syria. In an interview with Turkish broadcaster
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ROME (Reuters) – The leader of Italy’s 5-Star Movement began on Tuesday to try to stem a steady slide in support since the anti-establishment party stormed to power last year, pledging to reconsider some of its hallmarks and founding principles. FILE PHOTO: Italian Deputy PM Luigi Di Maio speaks at the 5-Star Movement party’s open-air
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FILE PHOTO: Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir delivers a speech at the Presidential Palace in Khartoum, Sudan February 22, 2019. REUTERS/Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah/File Photo KHARTOUM (Reuters) – Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir banned public gatherings and protests on Monday in a series of emergency decrees issued as he faces the most sustained anti-government street unrest of his
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ABUJA (Reuters) – A week-long delay in holding Nigeria’s presidential election damaged public confidence in the process and probably reduced Saturday’s voter turnout, U.S. observers said on Monday. Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) officials collate results from various polling units at the INEC Yola North Local Government Area Office in Adamawa State, as the country
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Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) officials collate results from various polling units at the INEC Yola North Local Government Area Office in Adamawa State, as the country awaits the results of the Presidential election, in Yola, Nigeria February 24, 2019. REUTERS/Nyancho NwaNri ABUJA (Reuters) – Nigeria’s elections took place in a generally peaceful environment, the
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DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran has released a French citizen arrested for entering the country illegally after other charges were dropped, the state news agency IRNA reported on Sunday, days after France’s foreign minister discussed her case in parliament. FILE PHOTO: French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian attends the ceremony of the 2nd Indo-French Professional Meetings
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URENA, Venezuela/CUCUTA, Colombia (Reuters) – Troops loyal to President Nicolas Maduro violently drove back foreign aid convoys from Venezuela’s border on Saturday, killing two protesters and prompting opposition leader Juan Guaido to propose that Washington consider “all options” to oust him. Trucks laden with U.S. food and medicine returned to warehouses in Colombia after opposition
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CUCUTA, Colombia/URENA, Venezuela (Reuters) – Troops loyal to President Nicolas Maduro turned back foreign aid convoys from Venezuela’s border using teargas and rubber bullets on Saturday, killing two protestors and putting his socialist government on a collision course with Washington. Trucks laden with U.S. food and medicine for Venezuela returned to warehouses in Colombia after
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Britain’s Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, arrives at the Casablanca Airport in Casablanca, Morocco, February 23, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay/Pool CASABLANCA, Morocco (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, pregnant with their first child, arrived in Casablanca on Saturday night for a three-day tour to promote girls’ education and mental health awareness. The couple
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VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – A nun and a woman journalist delivered the toughest criticism of Church leaders heard so far at Pope Francis’ sexual abuse conference on Saturday, accusing them of hypocrisy and covering up horrendous crimes against children. Some 200 senior Church officials, all but ten of them men, listened at times in stunned
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CUCUTA, Colombia (Reuters) – Venezuela’s opposition and activists prepared on Saturday to confront troops stationed along the country’s borders to block their plan to bring in food and medicine that authorities are calling a veiled U.S.-backed invasion. Supporters of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido, who many nations have recognized as the country’s rightful interim ruler,
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FILE PHOTO: Turkey’s Defence Minister Hulusi Akar and Italy’s Defence Minister Elisabetta Trenta pose for a family photo during a NATO defence ministers meeting at the Alliance headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, October 3, 2018. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey’s defense minister told Pentagon officials there must not be a vacuum of power during the
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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia has confirmed that Julian Assange has a valid passport, a key development for the Wikileaks founder, who fears that Ecuador seeks to end his asylum in its London embassy and extradite him to the United States. FILE PHOTO: Supporters of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange demonstrate in front of presidential palace regarding
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KUMARAKAPAY, Venezuela/CUCUTA, Colombia (Reuters) – Venezuelan soldiers opened fire on indigenous people near the border with Brazil on Friday, killing two, witnesses said, as President Nicolas Maduro sought to block U.S.-backed efforts to bring aid into his economically devastated nation. The United States, which is among dozens of Western nations to recognize opposition leader Juan
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FILE PHOTO: Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir addresses his supporters during a rally at the Green Square in Khartoum, Sudan January 9, 2019. REUTERS/Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah/File Photo KHARTOUM (Reuters) – Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir on Friday called on parliament to postpone constitutional amendments that would allow him to run for another term in a presidential election
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