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Smoke billows from the scene of an explosion in Mogadishu, Somalia November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Feisal Omar MOGADISHU (Reuters) – Suicide attackers set off two car bombs at a hotel near the headquarters of Somalia’s Criminal Investigations Department in Mogadishu on Friday, killing at least 17 people, police said. Guards at Hotel Sahafi and CID officers
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LONDON/BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May steps up attempts to court European support for a draft Brexit deal on Thursday as negotiations on securing a smooth British divorce from the world’s biggest trading bloc enter their final stages. Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May stands at the door of 10 Downing Street in London, Britain,
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BRASÍLIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s President-elect Jair Bolsonaro faced the first setback in his plans to reduce the country’s massive deficit on Wednesday, as the Senate approved a 16 percent pay rise for the judiciary against his wishes. Brazil’s President-elect Jair Bolsonaro (R) and Brazil’s President Michel Temer shake hands, at the Planalto Palace in Brasilia,
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SEOUL (Reuters) – Japan should avoid aggravating historical tensions in a diplomatic row over South Koreans forced to work for Japanese firms during World War Two, South Korea’s foreign ministry and prime minister have warned. FILE PHOTO: Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono speaks to media after a meeting with South Korean ambassador to Japan Lee
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SYDNEY (Reuters) – A former leader of Australia’s main opposition Labor party said on Wednesday he will join the country’s most prominent far-right political party, One Nation, in a move that may re-energize nationalist politics. FILE PHOTO: Australian opposition Labor leader Mark Latham makes a concession speech to the Labor party’s election evening rally in
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Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland attends a joint news conference with Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki in Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank November 1, 2018. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman/File Photo OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada urged Pakistan on Tuesday to ensure the well-being of a Pakistani Christian woman whose life is in danger after having been acquitted
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FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin shake hands as they hold a joint news conference after their meeting in Helsinki, Finland, July 16, 2018. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he was unsure if he would meet with Russian leader Vladimir Putin during
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DEGANIA DAM, Israel (Reuters) – Some 2,000 years ago, Jesus walked across the Sea of Galilee, according to the Bible. Today, that doesn’t require a miracle. People cool off in the Sea of Galilee in northern Israel November 1, 2018. Picture taken November 1, 2018. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun Long periods of drought and over-pumping have brought
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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia’s conservative government has lost its parliamentary majority after an independent candidate was on Monday confirmed the winner in a critical by-election. FILE PHOTO: Prime Minister Scott Morrison addresses the media on the grounds of Kirribilli House, Sydney, Australia, October 21, 2018. AAP/Chris Pavlich/via REUTERS Voters in the wealthy seaside constituency of
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