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FILE PHOTO: Bahrain’s main opposition party Al Wefaq leader Sheikh Ali Salman speaks to Reuters at the party’s headquarters in Bilad Al Qadeem, west of Manama, October 28, 2014. REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed DUBAI (Reuters) – A Bahraini court on Sunday ordered life sentences for three senior opposition members, overturning a previous acquittal on charges of
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SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) – Trade frictions with the United States and accusations of industrial espionage are set to cast a cloud over China’s largest aerospace meeting this week, as suppliers consider what the country’s slowing economy could mean for booming jet demand. FILE PHOTO: Red Falcon, an aerobatic team of Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Air
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MILAN (Reuters) – Heavy rain and gales devastating parts of Italy have claimed two more lives, taking the overall death toll to at least 17, and laid waste to vast swathes of forest. Fallen trees are seen in the mountain near Belluno, Italy, November 3, 2018. Vigili del Fuoco/Handout via REUTERS A German tourist died
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Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting at his office in Jerusalem October 28, 2018. Oded Balilty/Pool via REUTERS SOFIA (Reuters) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday condemned the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul, but said the bigger problem facing the region was Iran.
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TOKYO (Reuters) – Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s cabinet approved draft legislation on Friday to open the door to more overseas blue-collar workers in sectors grappling with labor shortages, a controversial policy shift in immigration-shy Japan. Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe delivers his policy speech at the lower house of parliament in Tokyo, Japan, October 24,
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WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping both expressed optimism on Thursday about resolving their bitter trade disputes ahead of a high-stakes meeting planned for the two leaders at the end of November in Argentina. U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally in Estero, Florida, U.S., October 31,
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PITTSBURGH (Reuters) – The man charged with opening fire in a Pittsburgh synagogue and killing 11 worshipers pleaded not guilty on Thursday in federal court to all 44 counts against him, including hate crimes and firearms offenses. FILE PHOTO: People pray at a makeshift memorial near the Tree of Life synagogue following Saturday’s shooting at
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Britain’s Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union Dominic Raab arrives in Downing Street in London, Britain, October 29, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – A senior European Union negotiator has poured cold water on hopes that a Brexit divorce deal could be reached within three weeks, Britain’s Daily Telegraph reported on Thursday. Brexit
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FILE PHOTO: Saudi public prosecutor Saud Al Mojeb leaves from Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul, Turkey October 30, 2018. REUTERS/Kemal Aslan ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s public prosecutor held talks overnight with Turkish intelligence officials over the investigation into the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Demiroren news agency said.
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Venezuela poses a clear threat to regional stability and its economic collapse could drag down key U.S. allies in Latin America such as Brazil, Argentina and Colombia, a senior Treasury Department official warned on Tuesday. Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro speaks during a meeting with ministers in Caracas, Venezuela October 18, 2018. Miraflores
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