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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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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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