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Reuters World News
Apr 26, 2019

Myanmar pardons nearly 7,000 prisoners in second amnesty this month
Myanmar began releasing prisoners on Friday after the president announced he would pardon nearly 7,000 people in addition to thousands released earlier this month.

Reuters World News
Apr 26, 2019

Malaysian climber rescued from Mount Annapurna in Nepal
A rescue helicopter plucked a Malaysian climber from Mount Annapurna in west Nepal on Friday, where he was stranded for two days after climbing the world's tenth highest mountain this week, officials said.

Reuters World News
Apr 26, 2019

Italy PM expected to force junior minister involved in graft scandal to resign: Di Maio
The leader of Italy's ruling 5-Star Movement expects Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte to force a junior minister involved in a graft scandal to resign despite resistance from coalition partner, the League, according to comments in Corriere della Sera.

Reuters World News
Apr 26, 2019

North Korea signals shift in nuclear diplomacy; Kim's right-hand man sidelined
The demotion of Kim Yong Chol, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's point man for nuclear talks with the United States, signals he has taken the fall for the failed second summit between the two countries, diplomats in Seoul and regional experts said.

Reuters World News
Apr 26, 2019

New Zealand police red-faced as thief steals 11 guns from station
A burglar stole 11 guns from a police station in New Zealand, some of which were surrendered to authorities in the aftermath of the mass shooting in Christchurch, police said on Friday.

Reuters World News
Apr 26, 2019

Hamas shifts tactics in bitcoin fundraising, highlighting crypto risks: research
The armed wing of Hamas is using increasingly complex methods of raising funds via bitcoin, researchers say, highlighting the difficulties regulators face in tracking cryptocurrency financing of outfits designated by some as terrorist groups.

Reuters World News
Apr 26, 2019

Peru to sign MoU to join China's Belt and Road club in coming days: Chinese ambassador
Peru will sign a memorandum of understanding to join China's Belt and Road infrastructure initiative in coming days, China's ambassador said on Wednesday, despite recent warnings from the United States about the Beijing's rise in Latin America.

Reuters World News
Apr 26, 2019

North Korean leader warns of a return to tension, blames U.S. 'bad faith'
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un told Russian President Vladimir Putin peace and security on the Korean peninsula depended on the United States, warning that a state of hostility could easily return, North Korean media said on Friday.

Reuters World News
Apr 26, 2019

Sri Lankan police looking for 140 with Islamic State links: president
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena said on Friday police are looking for 140 people believed to have links with the Islamic State group over the Easter Sunday attacks on churches and hotels that killed at least 253 people.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Sri Lankans urged to avoid mosques, churches amid fears of more attacks
Muslims in Sri Lanka were urged to pray at home on Friday and not attend mosques or churches after the State Intelligence Services warned of possible car bomb attacks, amid fears of retaliatory violence for the Easter Sunday bombings.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Turkey detains suspect believed planning to attack ANZAC service: police
Turkish authorities have arrested a suspected Islamic State member they believe was planning to attack a World War One commemoration at Gallipoli attended by hundreds of Australians and New Zealanders, police said on Wednesday.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

UK's Prince William visits New Zealand mosques attacked by gunman, meets survivors
Extremist ideology must be defeated, Britain's Prince William said during a visit to a New Zealand mosque on Friday where dozens were killed in a mass shooting last month after earlier meeting survivors of the massacre.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Japan's Heisei imperial era: three generations look back, and ahead
(In this April 23 story, corrects date on which Heisei era began to Jan. 8.)

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

North Korean leader says peace on Korean peninsula depends on U.S. attitude: KCNA
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said during his summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin peace and security on the Korean peninsula depend entirely on the future U.S. attitude, North Korean state media KCNA said on Friday.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Canadian capital of Ottawa declares state of emergency as waters swell
Rising waters were prompting further evacuations in central Canada on Thursday, with the mayor of the country's capital, Ottawa, declaring a state of emergency and Quebec authorities warning that a hydroelectric dam was at risk of breaking.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

UK's Prince William meets survivors of Christchurch mosque shootings
Britain's Prince William met survivors of a deadly shooting at two mosques in Christchurch, including a five-year-old girl recovering in hospital, during a two-day visit to New Zealand.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Morocco police use water cannon to disperse teacher protest
Moroccan police used water cannons to disperse a protest by thousands of young teachers in Rabat, the capital, on Thursday, according to witnesses.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Migrants evacuated as confident Tripoli fighters tell Haftar: 'We are coming'
The United Nations on Thursday evacuated more than 350 migrants from a detention center in southern Tripoli where a fierce battle raged as fighters from rival Libyan camps traded rockets and artillery shells.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Kim Jong Un says peace on Korean peninsula depends on U.S. attitude: KCNA
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, during his summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, said peace and security on the Korean peninsula will entirely depend on the future U.S. attitude, state media Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said on Friday.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Canadian capital Ottawa declares state of emergency as waters swell
Rising waters are leading to further evacuations in central Canada, with the mayor of the country's capital Ottawa declaring a state of emergency, and Quebec authorities warning that a hydroelectric dam was at risk of breaking.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Moroccan police use water cannon to disperse teacher protest
Moroccan police used water cannons to disperse a protest of thousands of young teachers in Rabat, the capital, on Thursday, according to witnesses and a video posted online.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Cuba dubs Bolton 'pathological liar' over Venezuela troops charge
Cuba branded U.S. national security adviser John Bolton a "pathological liar" on Thursday for his allegation that it has troops stationed in ally Venezuela and said the latest U.S. sanctions would further hurt but not vanquish the Cuban people.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Exclusive: In rare move, French warship passes through Taiwan Strait
A French warship passed through the strategic Taiwan Strait this month, U.S. officials told Reuters, a rare voyage by a vessel of a European country that is likely to be welcomed by Washington but increase tension with Beijing.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Cyprus police in serial murder probe find another body, more sought
Police in Cyprus investigating the disappearance of women from the Philippines discovered a third body on Thursday in a suspected serial murder case which has shocked the Mediterranean island.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Migrants evacuated as confident Tripoli fighters tell Haftar: 'we are coming
The United Nations evacuated on Thursday more than 350 migrants from a detention center in southern Tripoli where a fierce battle raged as fighters from rival Libyan camps traded rockets and artillery shells.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Lucara finds largest uncut diamond in recent history in Botswana mine
Lucara Diamond Corp has unearthed the largest uncut diamond in recent history in its Karowe mine in Botswana, the Canadian company said on Thursday, beating its own record discovery from November 2015 that it struggled to sell for nearly two years.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

At marathon news conference, Macron launches fight back with tax cuts
At the first major news conference of his presidency, Emmanuel Macron pledged to cut taxes on Thursday and said the French would have to work longer as he outlined his response to months of anti-government protests that have shaken his authority.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

France's Macron to shut elite ENA school in drive for fairness
The Ecole Nationale d'Administration has for decades churned out presidents, ambassadors and industry leaders but on Thursday, President Emmanuel Macron said he would abolish what has become a symbol of inequality in his drive for a fairer society.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Talks to restore Northern Ireland government to restart after year break: RTE
The British and Irish governments will on Friday announce a resumption of talks to restore devolved regional government in Northern Ireland after a hiatus in dialogue of more than a year, Irish state broadcaster RTE reported.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Death toll in South Africa floods and mudslides rises over 70
More than 70 people have been killed in South Africa after torrential rains along the eastern coast, officials said on Thursday, and rescuers were still recovering bodies.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Sri Lanka revises death toll from attacks down by 100
Sri Lankan officials revised the death toll from Easter Sunday bombings down by about 100 on Thursday, blaming the difficulty in identifying body parts at bomb scenes for the earlier inaccurate number.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Cyclone Kenneth hits Mozambique after lashing Comoros
Cyclone Kenneth battered northern Mozambique on Thursday with sustained winds of up to 220 km per hour (137 miles per hour) after killing three people on the island nation of Comoros overnight.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

France's Macron offers tax cuts as part of moves to quell 'yellow vest' unrest
At the first major news conference of his presidency, Emmanuel Macron pledged tax cuts but said the French would also have to work more as he outlined his response to months of anti-government protests that have challenged his authority.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Exclusive: U.S. accelerates plan to drastically downsize Kabul embassy - sources
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is accelerating a plan to cut up to half of the workforce at the U.S. embassy in Kabul starting at the end of next month, sparking concern it will undermine the fragile Afghan peace process, U.S. officials and congressional aides said.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Senior U.N. official meets Taliban negotiators in Qatar
The United Nations' top official in Afghanistan met the Taiban's chief negotiator in Qatar on Thursday, the movement's chief spokesman said, as moves continue to try to start full peace negotiations to end more than 17 years of war.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Six staff from Turkey's Cumhuriyet newspaper returned to jail: lawyers
Six staff of Turkey's opposition Cumhuriyet newspaper were sent to jail on Thursday to serve out the remainder of their sentences from a trial on terrorism charges, two of their lawyers said.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Huge crowds join sit-in outside Sudan's defense ministry
A huge crowd massed outside Sudan's Defense Ministry on Thursday to demand civilian rule, a Reuters witness said, challenging the Transitional Military Council that removed President Omar al-Bashir earlier this month to cede power.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Ukraine's president-elect says being blocked from calling snap poll
Ukraine's president-elect Volodymyr Zelenskiy, keen to build parliamentary support, said on Thursday the election commission was preventing him from calling a snap parliamentary election by delaying the announcement of his election victory.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

France's Macron proposes easier rules for referendums, pensions shake-up
French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday he wanted people to feel more involved in the democratic process by simplifying rules for referendums and decentralizing more government functions.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

France's Macron offers tax cuts to quell 'yellow vest' protests
French President Emmanuel Macron pledged on Thursday to cut tax further and said the French would have to work more as he outlined his response to months of anti-government protests that have challenged his authority.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Huge numbers of protesters rally outside Sudan defense ministry to demand civilian rule: Reuters witness
Huge numbers of protesters rallied outside Sudan's Defense Ministry on Thursday to demand civilian rule, challenging the ruling Transitional Military Council to cede power.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Sri Lanka attack death toll between 250-260, not 359: officials
The death toll in Sri Lanka's Easter Day attack is around 100 fewer than the 359 originally thought, a two top government officials told Reuters on Thursday.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Sri Lanka authorities were trying to head off bombers when they struck: official
Sri Lanka's top defense official said on Thursday that security agencies had been working to stop militant attacks in the days before Easter Sunday bombings that killed 359 people, and he was resigning to take responsibility for the failure.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

In east Aleppo, bodies still under rubble show limits of Syria's recovery
The bodies of three-year-old Malak Kasas and two neighbors still lie under a pile of rubble in Aleppo's Kalasa district more than two years after the Syrian government recaptured the area.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Portugal marks 45 years of democracy but fight carries on
Thousands marched in Portugal on Thursday to celebrate the almost bloodless revolution 45 years ago that ended its four-decade-long dictatorship, while politicians said that economic and social developments had not matched its democratic advance.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Sudan judges march in Khartoum, join opposition protests
About 100 Sudanese judges demanding civilian rule marched on Thursday from the Supreme Court in Khartoum towards an opposition sit-in outside the Defense Ministry, joining anti-government protests for the first time, a Reuters witness said.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Ukraine passes language law, irritating president-elect and Russia
Ukraine's parliament approved a law on Thursday that grants special status to the Ukrainian language and makes it mandatory for public sector workers, a move Russia described as divisive and said discriminated against Russian-speakers.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Britain warns against traveling to Sri Lanka, sees further attacks
Britain said terrorists were likely to try to carry out further attacks in Sri Lanka and warned its nationals to avoid the country unless it was absolutely necessary following the Easter Sunday bombings that killed 359 people.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Sudan's ruling military council will retain 'sovereign authority': spokesman
Sudan's ruling Transitional Military Council will retain "sovereign authority only", while civilians will hold the post of prime minister and head all government ministries, the council's spokesman said on Thursday.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

South Lanka authorities were trying to head off bombers when they struck: official
Sri Lanka's top defense official said on Thursday that security agencies had been working to stop militant attacks in the days before Easter Sunday bombings that killed 359 people, and he was resigning to take responsibility for the failure.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Goldman Sachs, Bank of England and Treasury targeted by climate activists in London
More than 300 environmental activists sowed chaos through London's financial district on Thursday, gluing themselves to the stock exchange and blocking roads outside the Bank of England and major banks such as Goldman Sachs.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Britain's Hunt says he would choose no deal over no Brexit
British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Thursday he would opt to leave the European Union without a deal if he was faced with a choice between a no-deal Brexit or not leaving the bloc at all.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Huge crowds greet India's Modi in his sacred city seat
Prime Minister Narendra Modi staged a show of strength on Thursday in his home city of Varanasi, one of the most sacred places for India's majority Hindu population, as the country's 39-day staggered general election neared its mid-point.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

British Treasury targeted by climate-change activists
Protesters from the environmental group Extinction Rebellion glued themselves to the British Treasury on Thursday on the final day of protests that have caused mass disruption in the British capital.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

As war rages, Tripoli art gallery opens in rundown old city
As a new war reached the Libyan capital, businessman Mustafa Iskandar opened an art gallery and cultural center, hoping to draw attention to a long-neglected old city in need of revival.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Picture emerges of well-to-do young bombers behind Sri Lankan carnage
Details began to emerge in Sri Lanka on Wednesday of a band of nine, well-educated Islamist suicide bombers, including a woman, from well-to-do families who slaughtered 359 people in Easter Sunday bomb attacks.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Britain's Hunt says next Conservative leader must believe in Brexit
British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Thursday the next leader of the governing Conservative Party should be someone who believes in Brexit.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Brexit discontent drives new grassroots push for Scottish independence
As Brexit gnaws at Britain's political structure, supporters of an independent Scotland are launching a new grassroots campaign aimed at convincing a large majority of Scots to back a split from the United Kingdom.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Britain's Hunt says he would choose a no-deal Brexit over no Brexit
British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Thursday he would choose leaving the European Union with no deal if he was presented with the choice between no Brexit or leaving without an agreement with the bloc.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Cyclone Kenneth batters Comoros and heads to Mozambique
Violent winds of up to 140 kph (87 mph) lashed the East African island nation of Comoros overnight, killing three people, authorities said on Thursday, as Cyclone Kenneth swept toward flood-battered Mozambique.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Rohingya should move to island to avoid landslides: Bangladesh minister
Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh are at risk from landslides in the coming monsoon season and should be relocated to a remote island, the country's foreign minister said on Thursday, a move opposed by many refugees.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Violence flares in northern Kenya as pressure mounts on villagers
Kenya's Chief Eipa Choro, 74, remembers when battles were fought with knives and spears. But now newcomers with far more firepower are taking lives in his region at the remote northern edge of the Rift Valley.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Sri Lanka's defense secretary quits following suicide bomb attacks
Sri Lankan Defence Secretary Hemasiri Fernando told Reuters on Thursday that he had resigned, taking responsibility for the suicide bomber attacks on the country last Sunday.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Tunisian police switch off broadcasts of private TV station
Tunisian police stormed the offices of a private television station and cut it off the air on Thursday over accusations it had breached broadcasting rules, which the channel called an attempt to silence its voice criticizing the government.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

UK government Brexit talks with Labour cannot be open ended: PM May's spokesman
British government talks with the opposition Labour Party on finding a Brexit compromise cannot be open ended, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said on Wednesday.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

India's Modi faces fight in Maharashtra state that could decide majority
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling party and a Hindu nationalist ally face a big electoral challenge in the critical western state of Maharashtra where rural distress, unemployment and drought may hurt Modi's bid for a second term.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Death toll in South Africa rains approaching 70, official says
Almost 70 people have been killed in South Africa after torrential rains along the eastern coast, an official said on Thursday, and rescuers are still recovering bodies.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

'Why in God's name?': Irish, British leaders mourn murdered Northern Irish journalist
The leaders of Britain and Ireland joined hundreds of mourners on Wednesday at the funeral of journalist Lyra McKee whose killing by an Irish nationalist militant during a riot has sparked outrage in the province.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Ugandan mum of multiple quadruplets struggles to provide for 38 kids
Mariam Nabatanzi gave birth to twins a year after she was married off at the age of 12. Five more sets of twins followed - along with four sets of triplets and five sets of quadruplets.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Britain condemns Russian over decree for east Ukraine passports
Britain condemned a move by Russia to simplify the procedure for residents of separatist-controlled eastern Ukraine to obtain Russian passports.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Amnesty, monitors say U.S.-led coalition killed 1,600 civilians in Syria's Raqqa
The U.S.-backed assault to drive Islamic State from its Syrian capital Raqqa in 2017 killed more than 1,600 civilians, 10 times the toll the coalition itself has acknowledged, Amnesty International and the monitoring group Airwars said on Thursday.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Sri Lanka on edge with scares, lock-downs and sweeps for bomb suspects
Sri Lankan authorities locked down the central bank and shut the road leading to the jittery capital's airport because of a bomb scare on Thursday as more people were swept up in the search for those behind Easter Sunday bombings that killed 359.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Britain wants Brexit deal approved before July: May's deputy
British Prime Minister Theresa May's government wants to get her thrice-defeated Brexit deal approved by parliament before the new European parliament opens in July, her de-facto deputy, David Lidington, said on Thursday.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Sri Lanka's crisis of leadership opens space for nationalist Rajapaksas
Sri Lanka's former president Mahinda Rajapaksa and his brother, then the defense secretary, crushed Tamil Tiger separatists with such ferocity ten years ago that Western powers sought war crime trials against them and greeted their defeat in elections later with barely concealed glee.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Putin says U.S. guarantees unlikely to prompt North Korea to de-nuclearize
Russian President Vladimir Putin said after holding talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Thursday that he thought U.S. security guarantees would probably not be enough to persuade Pyongyang to shut its nuclear program.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Sudan risks counter coup without deal on transition: opposition leader
Sudan could face a counter coup if military rulers and the opposition do not reach agreement on a transition of power, leading opposition figure Sadiq al-Mahdi said on Thursday.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Vietnam leader Nguyen Phu Trong suffering from illness
Vietnamese leader Nguyen Phu Trong, the architect of the Southeast Asian country's anti-corruption drive, has been suffering from an unspecified illness, four diplomatic sources have told Reuters.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Mexico vows to eradicate torture of detainees
Mexico vowed on Thursday to eradicate the torture of detainees which U.N. experts and activists said is systematically committed by security forces and investigators who go unpunished.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Drones to deliver vaccines, blood and drugs across Ghana
Hundreds of drones will begin delivering life-saving vaccines, blood and medicines to patients in Ghana this week in the largest scheme of its kind, the global vaccine alliance GAVI said on Wednesday.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Putin: nothing wrong with us giving passports to east Ukraine residents
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday a decision to give residents of Ukrainian rebel regions fast-track access to Russian passports was no different from what some European Union states were already doing.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Germany, France condemn Russian citizenship decree for Ukraine
Germany and France condemn Russia's legislative move simplifying requirements for people in eastern Ukraine to become Russian citizens, Germany's foreign ministry said on Thursday.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Britain says jailing of Hong Kong pro-democracy activists is deeply disappointing
Britain's foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Thursday the jailing of four leaders of Hong Kong's 2014 pro-democracy protests was deeply disappointing.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Russia's Ukraine passport move aimed to destabilize, exacerbate conflict: EU
Russia's decision to ease the granting of Russian citizenship to people living in separatist regions of Ukraine is another attack by Moscow on Ukrainian sovereignty, the European Union said on Thursday, calling on Russian to stop such actions.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Sudan may face counter coup if no accord on transition: opposition leader
Sudan could face a counter coup if military rulers and the opposition don't reach agreement on a transition of power, opposition leader Sadiq Al Mahdi told Reuters on Thursday.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

France in contact with China over warship's Taiwan Strait passage
France is in contact with Chinese authorities after a French warship passed through the Taiwan Strait earlier this month, a source close to French Defense Minister Florence Parly told Reuters on Thursday.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Tackling climate change can help economy: UK trade minister
Britain's trade minister Liam Fox said tackling climate change can bring economic benefits as activists blocked key parts of London's financial district on the final day of protests that have caused mass disruption in London.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Cyclone Kenneth batters Comoros as heads to Mozambique, Tanzania
Violent winds of up to 140 kph lashed the East African island nation of Comoros overnight, killing three people, authorities said on Thursday, as tropical Cyclone Kenneth swept toward flood-battered Mozambique and southern Tanzania.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Sri Lankan police arrest three, seize grenades in Colombo raid
Sri Lankan police arrested three people, and seized 21 locally made grenades and six swords, during a raid in Colombo, a police spokesman said on Thursday.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Guardians of Spanish culture lay out election hopes and fears
Her heels clacking impossibly fast, a dancer slides across a Flamenco stage in Madrid, while in a Catalan town a burly man in a faded red shirt helps anchor a seven-layer human tower topped by a tiny girl.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Ukraine passes language law championed by outgoing president
Ukraine's parliament approved a law on Thursday that grants special status to the Ukrainian language and makes it mandatory for public sector workers, despite opposition from the country's large Russian-speaking minority who feel it is discriminatory.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Gunmen kill woman polio vaccinator in Pakistan: official
Gunmen shot and killed a female polio vaccinator on Thursday, the fourth this week in the latest surge of violence against efforts to rid the world of the crippling childhood disease, an official said.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Spurned by U.S., North Korea's Kim holds talks with Putin
Russian President Vladimir Putin hosted North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Thursday at a summit intended to show that the United States is not the only power with enough clout to engage with the reclusive communist state on its nuclear program.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Goldman, Bank of England and stock exchange targeted by climate activists in London
Environmental activists glued themselves to the London Stock Exchange, blocked roads near the Bank of England and protested outside banks such as Goldman Sachs on Thursday to try to force Britain to help avert what they cast as a climate cataclysm.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Goldman Sachs's European headquarters targeted by climate-change activists
Environmental activists held a protest outside Goldman Sachs's European headquarters in London on Thursday in attempt to underline what they say is the role the finance industry in fuelling climate change.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Putin and Kim end summit in Russia
Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ended their summit in Russia.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

The city crowd: young, urbane PM awaits Spain, whoever wins election
As they prepare to vote in the most uncertain national election in decades, Spaniards can safely predict one thing regardless of political persuasion - that their next prime minister will be young, cosmopolitan, white and male.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Tripoli neighborhoods 'turning into battlefields': Red Cross
The humanitarian situation has sharply deteriorated around the Libyan capital Tripoli, where "densely populated residential areas are gradually turning into battlefields", the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Thursday.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Climate-change protesters block road near Bank of England
Climate-change activists blocked a road near the Bank of England as part of the 11th day of direct action aimed at pushing politicians to take more radical measures to protect the environment.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Goldman and Bank of England to be targeted by climate-Change activists
Environmental activists plan protests outside banks including Goldman Sachs, the Bank of England, Rothschild and Nomura on the final day of protests aimed at forcing Britain to take action to avert what they cast as a global climate cataclysm.

Reuters World News
Apr 25, 2019

Catalonia: the crisis at the heart of Spain's election
Proudly displaying two Spanish flags he brought to wave at a Vox rally, retired police officer Jose Antonio Corrales Sierra says he will vote for the far-right party in Sunday's election and is ditching the mainstream PP conservatives because of Catalonia.

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