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FILE PHOTO: European Commission Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis holds a new conference on the European Semester Spring package at the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium May 23, 2018. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir MILAN (Reuters) – Italy’s draft budget for 2019 “significantly” deviates from commitments, the vice president of the EU Commission Valdis Dombrovskis said in an interview
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JODHPUR/JAIPUR, India (Reuters) – Nar Singh can vividly recall the day in 2014 when Narendra Modi promised to provide refuge to Hindus suffering around the world. The 39-year-old shop owner sat awestruck inside his two-bedroom house in Pakistan’s eastern Mirpur Khas district, as Modi’s voice boomed from the television during his successful campaign to become
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COLOMBO (Reuters) – Sri Lanka’s parliament passed a no-confidence motion against newly appointed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa on Wednesday, presenting a standoff with the opposition and throwing the country deeper into turmoil. Sri Lanka’s parliament members argue in front of Speaker of the Parliament Karu Jayasuriya during the parliament session in Colombo, Sri Lanka November
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FILE PHOTO: Sri Lanka’s newly appointed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa waves at the staff after participating in the ceremony to assume his duties as the Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs at the Finance Ministry in Colombo, Sri Lanka October 31, 2018. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte COLOMBO (Reuters) – Sri Lanka’s parliament passed a no-confidence motion against
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A Digital Globe satellite image taken on March 29, 2018 shows what the Washington, D.C.-based Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Beyond Parallel project reports is an undeclared missile operating base at Sakkanmol, North Korea and provided to Reuters on November 12, 2018. CSIS/Beyond Parallel/DigitalGlobe 2018/Handout via REUTERS WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald
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FILE PHOTO: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, attends a banquet hosted by Shinzo Abe, Japan’s Prime Minister, at the prime minister’s official residence in Tokyo, Japan, Monday, March 13, 2017. REUTERS/Tomohiro Ohsumi/Pool/File Photo RIYADH (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s King Salman will resume a domestic tour next week, the royal court said on
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BERLIN (Reuters) – The German lower house of parliament’s administration has asked the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) for clarification about a potentially illegal donation from a Swiss firm, as a key party leader acknowledged mistakes in the handling of the money. FILE PHOTO: Germany’s anti-immigration party Alternative for Germany (AfD) leader Alexander Gauland attends
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German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer is seen before German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier’s commemorative speech at Berlin’s Reichstag to mark the 100th anniversary of the Weimar Republic, in Berlin, Germany, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt BERLIN (Reuters) – German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer, a critic of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s liberal asylum policies, has told members of
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FILE PHOTO – Barham Salih, Iraq’s newly elected President stands during a handover ceremony at Salam Palace in Baghdad, Iraq October 3, 2018. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani KUWAIT (Reuters) – Iraq’s president on Sunday urged the United States to consider Baghdad’s political and economic position as the countries negotiate on relief for Iraq from Washington’s reimposed sanctions
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FILE PHOTO: A demonstrator holds a poster with a picture of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi outside the Saudi Arabia consulate in Istanbul, Turkey October 25, 2018. REUTERS/Osman Orsal PARIS (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump and his Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan discussed how to respond to the killing last month of Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi,
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