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ISTANBUL (Reuters) – A Turkish pro-government television channel has broadcast video showing men carrying suitcases purportedly containing the remains of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi into the residence of his country’s consul general in Istanbul. FILE PHOTO: Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi speaks at an event hosted by Middle East Monitor in London, Britain, September 29, 2018.
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FILE PHOTO: Ali Akbar Velayati, Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s top adviser on international affairs, smiles as he listens to questions from the media during a news conference after meeting with Lebanon’s Prime Minister Tammam Salam at the government palace in Beirut May 18, 2015. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Security forces clashed
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KINSHASA (Reuters) – Long queues, broken-down machines and torrential rain in the capital disrupted voting in Democratic Republic of Congo’s long-anticipated presidential poll on Sunday, as the opposition alleged widespread irregularities. Three opposition strongholds will see no casting of ballots at all after the authorities canceled the vote there, citing health risks from an ongoing
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People watch S-300 air defense missile systems launching missiles during the Keys to the Sky competition at the International Army Games 2017 at the Ashuluk shooting range outside Astrakhan, Russia, August 5, 2017. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia will in 2019 deploy the S-350 Vityaz new generation short-to-mid range surface-to-air defence missile complex, the
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DHAKA (Reuters) – Bangladesh went to the polls on Sunday after violence-plagued campaigning, with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina confident of a third straight term in a face-off against an opposition whose leader is in jail charged with corruption. Law enforcement officials are seen carrying voting materials including ballot boxes ahead of 11th general election which
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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union is not trying to keep Britain in and wants to start discussing future ties the moment the UK parliament approves Brexit, partly to focus on its own unity ahead of May elections, the head of the bloc’s executive said. FILE PHOTO: European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker attends a news
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DHAKA (Reuters) – Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina considers being called authoritarian by the western media a “badge of honor”, the leader’s son told Reuters on the eve of a national election on Sunday. Law enforcement officials carry electronic voting materials as they distribute them to different voting centre ahead of 11th general election which
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. commanders planning for the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria are recommending that Kurdish fighters battling Islamic State be allowed to keep U.S.-supplied weapons, four U.S. officials said, a move that would likely anger NATO ally Turkey. FILE PHOTO: Kurdish fighters from the People’s Protection Units (YPG) fire rifles at a
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FILE PHOTO: Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan addresses members of parliament from his ruling AK Party (AKP) during a meeting at the Turkish Parliament in Ankara, Turkey, December 25, 2018. Cem Oksuz/Presidential Press Office/Handout via REUTERS ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey will have nothing left to do in the Syrian town of Manbij once “terrorist organizations” leave
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FILE PHOTO: Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the Labour Party, speaks at the Confederation of British Industry’s (CBI) annual conference in London, Britain, November 19, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville/File Photo (Reuters) – British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn told the Independent newspaper the Labour party’s attempt to force a general election by tabling a no-confidence motion was a
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SHENZHEN, China (Reuters) – Heads turn when An Hui and Ye Jianbin walk down a street in the Chinese city of Shenzhen with their triplets, who were conceived with help from a human egg donor and a surrogate mother. People are mostly curious about their unconventional family, said An, adding that it was not always
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