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Iran's Rouhani appoints new economy minister in reshuffle

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani appointed academic Farhad Dejpasand as the new economy and finance minister in a cabinet reshuffle on Sunday, state television reported.

Trump, Europeans call Saudi account of Khashoggi death inadequate

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U.S. President Donald Trump joined European leaders on Saturday in pushing Saudi Arabia for more answers about Jamal Khashoggi after Riyadh changed its story and acknowledged that the journalist died more than two weeks ago at its…

Prince Harry inspires athletes as pregnant Meghan trims Australia schedule

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The pregnant wife of Britain's Prince Harry, Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, will cut back her busy schedule as the royal couple enter the last week-and-a-half of their tour to Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific.

Trump: U.S. to exit nuclear treaty, citing Russian violations

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President Donald Trump said on Saturday the United States will exit the Cold-War era Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty that eliminated a class of nuclear weapons, in a move that is likely to upset Russia.

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Trump, Europeans call Saudi account of Khashoggi death inadequate

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ELKO, Nev./ISTANBUL (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump joined European leaders on Saturday in pushing Saudi Arabia for more answers about Jamal Khashoggi after Riyadh changed its story and acknowledged that the journalist died more…

China's top Macau representative dead after falling from his building

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China's top representative to Macau died late on Saturday after falling from the building where he lived, the Chinese government said on Sunday.

Australian by-election count goes to the wire, after PM concedes

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SYDNEY (Reuters) - As the count from a crucial Australian by-election spilled into Sunday, Prime Minister Scott Morrison faced the possibility that his Liberal party may have been too quick to concede a contest that would relegate his…

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Polish regional vote a test for eurosceptic PiS government

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Poles vote in a regional election on Sunday with gains expected for the ruling eurosceptic Law and Justice (PiS) party, whose nationalist rhetoric and institutional reforms have fuelled a deepening rift with the European Union.

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Thousands of caravan migrants take shelter in southern Mexico

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Thousands of Central American migrants traveling together to enter the United States have hunkered down in shelters in a southern Mexico city along its border with Guatemala, according to local officials.

Thousands of caravan migrants take shelter in southern Mexico

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Thousands of Central American migrants traveling together to enter the United States have hunkered down in shelters in a southern Mexico city along its border with Guatemala, according to local officials.

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Indian officials exchange blame for train ploughing into festival crowd

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AMRITSAR, India (Reuters) - India's railway officials and local community leaders traded blame on Saturday over an accident in which a train ran over scores of people gathered on the railway tracks for a festival in the northern city of…

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Trump a reluctant critic of Saudi Arabia despite pressure to act

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Six days after Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi disappeared, U.S. President Donald Trump tried to play down the crisis, saying "hopefully that will sort itself out".

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Long queues as Afghan voters defy election day attacks, delays

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KABUL (Reuters) - Afghans braved chaotic delays outside polling stations and the threat of militant attacks to vote in parliamentary elections on Saturday that were seen as a major test of the Western-backed government's credibility.

Long queues as Afghan voters defy election day attacks, delays

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Afghans braved chaotic delays outside polling stations and the threat of militant attacks to vote in parliamentary elections on Saturday that were seen as a major test of the Western-backed government's credibility.

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U.S.-bound migrant caravan stuck on Guatemalan border with Mexico

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Hundreds of Central Americans in a U.S.-bound migrant caravan were stuck on Guatemala's border with Mexico on Saturday as efforts began, under pressure from Washington, to send some home and stop their journey northward.

Saudi Arabia admits Khashoggi died in consulate, Merkel says explanation 'inadequate'

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Saudi Arabia said on Saturday that dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi died in a fight inside its Istanbul consulate, its first admission of his death after two weeks of denials that have shaken Western relations with the kingdom.

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Hundreds of thousands take to streets in London demanding second Brexit vote

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Hundreds of thousands of supporters of the European Union marched through London on Saturday in the biggest demonstration so far to demand that the British government holds a public vote on the terms of Brexit.

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As cabinet row rumbles, Greek PM hails Macedonia name change

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Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Saturday welcomed the approval by Macedonia's parliament of a proposed change to the country's name as a decisive step toward ending decades of discord between the two neighbours.

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Next summit for Trump, North Korea's Kim likely after first of year - senior U.S. official

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The next summit meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is likely to happen early next year, a senior administration official said on Friday.

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U.S., China, others tentatively agree to multilateral air encounter code

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Several countries including the United States and China agreed "in principle" on Saturday to multilateral guidelines to manage unexpected encounters between their military aircraft, joining 10 Southeast Asian nations already in the pact.

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Exclusive: U.S. weighs new warship passage through Taiwan Strait

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SINGAPORE/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is considering a new operation to send warships through the Taiwan Strait, U.S. officials tell Reuters, a mission aimed at ensuring free passage through the strategic waterway but which…

Saudi Arabia admits Khashoggi died in consulate, fires two senior officials

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Saudi Arabia admitted on Friday that journalist Jamal Khashoggi died inside its Istanbul consulate and said it had fired two senior officials over the incident, which has sparked an international outcry and strained relations with the West.

As Khashoggi crisis grows, Saudi king asserts authority, checks son's power - sources

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DUBAI (Reuters) - So grave is the fallout from the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi that King Salman has felt compelled to intervene, five sources with links to the Saudi royal family said.

Friday, Oct 19

Israeli forces wound 130 Palestinians at Gaza border protest

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Israeli soldiers shot and wounded 130 Palestinians during protests near the Gaza Strip border on Friday, the enclave's Health Ministry said.

Saudi journalist likely dead: Trump

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President Trump said he presumes journalist Jamal Khashoggi is dead and that the U.S. response to Saudi Arabia will likely be "very severe," but that he still wanted to get to the bottom of what happened.

EU's Barnier says Brexit deal 90 percent done, but Ireland issue could derail it

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European Union negotiator Michel Barnier said on Friday a Brexit deal with the United Kingdom was 90 percent done, although there was still a chance no accord would be reached due to ongoing stumbling blocks over the Irish border.

Trump says Saudi journalist likely dead; Turkey searches for remains

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WASHINGTON/ANKARA (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Thursday he presumes missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is dead and that the U.S. response to Saudi Arabia will likely be "very severe" but that he still wanted to get to…

Thursday, Oct 18

Top Afghan police chief killed in shooting, U.S. general unhurt

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General Abdul Razeq, one of Afghanistan's most powerful security commanders, was killed on Thursday in a shooting attack by a bodyguard that dealt a severe blow to the Afghan government ahead of parliamentary elections on Saturday,…

As tensions mount, Mattis seeks more resilient U.S. ties with China's military

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U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told his Chinese counterpart on Thursday that the world's two largest economies needed to deepen high-level ties so as to navigate tension and rein in the risk of inadvertent conflict.

More Honduran migrants seek to join U.S.-bound group in Guatemala

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More Honduran migrants tried to join a caravan of several thousand trekking through Guatemala on Wednesday, defying calls by authorities not to make the journey after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to cut off regional aid in…

UPDATE 8-Trump reluctant to abandon Riyadh over missing journalist, wants evidence

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U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he did not want to abandon ally Saudi Arabia over the disappearance of a Saudi journalist and has asked for audio recordings Turkish sources say indicate he was killed by Saudi agents.

Wednesday, Oct 17

Teenager kills 19 in Crimea college shooting: Russian officials

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At least 19 people were killed and dozens injured at a college in the Black Sea region of Crimea on Wednesday when a student went through the building shooting at fellow pupils before killing himself, Russian law enforcement officials said.

May faces EU leaders as Brexit talks stall

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British Prime Minister Theresa May said she believed a Brexit deal was still possible as she arrived in Brussels on Wednesday to meet her European Union counterparts, three days after talks stalled over how to manage the Irish border.

Two Koreas, U.N. Command wrap up first talks on disarming border

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SEOUL (Reuters) - North and South Korea held their first three-way talks with the United Nations Command (UNC) on Tuesday to discuss ways to demilitarise the border as the neighbours push for peace, South Korea's defence ministry said.

UPDATE 14-Trump gives Saudi Arabia benefit of doubt in journalist's disappearance

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U.S. President Donald Trump gave Saudi Arabia the benefit of the doubt in the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi even as U.S. lawmakers pointed the finger at the Saudi leadership and Western pressure mounted on Riyadh to provide…

Tuesday, Oct 16

U.N. allows Palestinians to act more like full member in 2019

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UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The 193-member United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday allowed the Palestinians to act more like a full U.N. member state during meetings in 2019 when they will chair the group of 77 developing nations.

Iran says it has killed mastermind of deadly attack on parade

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Iran's Revolutionary Guards said on Tuesday they had killed the "mastermind" behind an attack on a military parade in the Iranian city of Ahvaz last month which left 25 people dead, nearly half of them members of the Guards.

Pompeo meets Saudi crown prince over Khashoggi

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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Riyadh on Tuesday to discuss the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul two weeks ago. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Trump sends Pompeo to Riyadh over Khashoggi; Saudis may blame official

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Saudi Arabia is preparing to acknowledge the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in a botched interrogation, CNN and the New York Times said on Monday, after U.S. President Donald Trump speculated "rogue killers" may be responsible.