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Jan 20, 2019

British PM May to speak to ministers on Brexit on Sunday
British Prime Minister Theresa May will hold a conference call with ministers on Sunday to discuss Brexit, a government source said.

Reuters World News
Jan 20, 2019

Labour says Britain's only options are second Brexit referendum or close EU ties
Britain's only options are a second Brexit referendum or forging a close economic relationship with the European Union, the main opposition Labour Party said on Sunday.

Reuters World News
Jan 20, 2019

Zimbabwe crackdown a sign of things to come: president's spokesman
A crackdown last week on protests in Zimbabwe is a foretaste of how the government will respond to future unrest, the president's spokesman said, fuelling concerns that the country is reverting to authoritarian rule.

Reuters World News
Jan 20, 2019

Bomb explodes on southern edge of Damascus - state TV
A bomb exploded near a highway at the southern edge of Syria's capital Damascus on Sunday morning, state media reported.

Reuters World News
Jan 20, 2019

Bomb in Syria's Afrin kills three: witnesses
A bomb in the northwest Syrian town of Afrin killed three civilians and wounded about 20 on a public bus, several witnesses told Reuters on Sunday.

Reuters World News
Jan 20, 2019

Congo opposition calls for protests as top court rejects vote challenge
Congo's top court confirmed Felix Tshisekedi's contested presidential election win on Sunday, drawing a rebuke from the second-placed candidate who declared himself leader and called for demonstrations.

Reuters World News
Jan 20, 2019

Zimbabwe government crackdown a foretaste of things to come: president's spokesman
Zimbabwean government's brutal crackdown on last week's violent protests is a foretaste of how authorities will respond to future demonstrations, President Emmerson Mnangagwa's spokesman said, as authorities kept social media sites shut on Sunday.

Reuters World News
Jan 20, 2019

Bomb in Syria's Afrin kills three
A bomb in the northwest Syrian town of Afrin killed three civilians and wounded nine on a public bus, Reuters witnesses said on Sunday.

Reuters World News
Jan 20, 2019

Lebanon's Aoun urges more efforts to repatriate Syrian refugees
Lebanese President Michel Aoun urged world powers on Sunday to "make all efforts" for Syrian refugees to return home regardless of any political solution to the war there.

Reuters World News
Jan 20, 2019

Saudi-led coalition's planes pound Yemen's capital
Saudi-led forces launched overnight air strikes on Yemen's capital, described by one resident on Sunday as the worst in a year, as the United Nations struggles to implement a peace deal.

Reuters World News
Jan 20, 2019

Car bomb attack kills eight security force members in Afghanistan's south
A car bomb attack on a convoy of the governor of Afghanistan's southern Logar province killed at least eight Afghan security force members on Sunday morning but left the provincial chief unharmed, local officials said.

Reuters World News
Jan 20, 2019

Turkish U.S. consulate worker faces charges over Gulen links: DHA
Turkish prosecutors have prepared the charge sheet against a local employee of the U.S. consulate who was arrested over alleged links to the network of U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, Demiroren News Agency (DHA) reported.

Reuters World News
Jan 20, 2019

Lethal pipeline blast sharpens focus on Mexico fuel theft plan
A blast at a gasoline pipeline in Mexico that killed at least 73 people has put renewed attention on the government's strategy to stop fuel theft, with some relatives saying fuel shortages stemming from the plan led people to risk their lives.

Reuters World News
Jan 20, 2019

Families in Afghanistan's north seek shelter as Taliban ups pressure
Dozens of families displaced from their homes in the northern province of Sar-e Pul by Taliban pressure have arrived in the provincial capital, as the insurgents have tightened their grip around the city, residents and officials said.

Reuters World News
Jan 20, 2019

Blast heard on southern edge of Damascus: state TV
An explosion was heard near a highway at the southern edge of Syria's capital Damascus on Sunday morning, Syrian state media reported.

Reuters World News
Jan 20, 2019

Britain's Prince Philip warned by police over seat belt, two days after crash
Queen Elizabeth's 97-year-old husband Prince Philip received a warning from police after he was photographed apparently driving without a seat belt, just two days after he was involved in a crash while at the wheel.

Reuters World News
Jan 20, 2019

Saudi-led coalition launches air strikes on Yemeni capital
A Saudi-led coalition launched several air strikes on the Houthi-held capital Sanaa overnight, stoking tensions among Yemen's warring parties as the United Nations struggles to implement a peace deal reached last month.

Reuters World News
Jan 20, 2019

An explosion heard in the vicinity of Syria's Damascus: State TV
An explosion was heard in the vicinity of Syria's capital Damascus, Syrian state TV reported on Sunday morning.

Reuters World News
Jan 20, 2019

Australian rallies demand safe streets for women after Israeli student murder
Several thousand people marched through major Australia cities on Sunday calling for safety for women after an Israeli exchange student was murdered in Melbourne.

Reuters World News
Jan 20, 2019

From pariah to demi-god: transgender leader a star at massive Indian festival
In a desert tent guarded by armed police and a thick-set bouncer, Laxmi Narayan Tripathi is blessing a constant stream of pilgrims, who garland her with marigolds and kneel to touch her feet.

Reuters World News
Jan 19, 2019

Magnitude 6.7 quake strikes Chile, no tsunami threat: USGS
A magnitude 6.7 earthquake hit the coast of north-central Chile on Saturday evening, the U.S. Geological Survey said, and witnesses said it rattled buildings farther south in the capital city of Santiago but left only minor damage in its wake.

Reuters World News
Jan 19, 2019

Congo top court declares Tshisekedi presidential-elect
Congo's constitutional court confirmed Felix Tshisekedi's presidential election win on Sunday, dismissing a challenge from another opposition leader who rejected the court's decision and declared himself president.

Reuters World News
Jan 19, 2019

Mexico fuel pipeline blast kills 73, witnesses describe horror
At least 73 people were killed after a pipeline ruptured by suspected fuel thieves exploded in central Mexico, authorities said on Saturday, as President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador defended the army despite its failure to clear the site before the blast.

Reuters World News
Jan 19, 2019

Congo opposition candidate Fayulu declares himself president
Congo opposition candidate Martin Fayulu rejected a court ruling on Sunday that his rival won a presidential election, declaring himself president in a move that could stoke further unrest.

Reuters World News
Jan 19, 2019

Congo top court declares Tshisekedi winner of presidential poll
Congo's constitutional court confirmed Felix Tshisekedi's presidential election win on Sunday, dismissing a challenge from another opposition leader who had accused him and the ruling party of stitching up the result.

Reuters World News
Jan 19, 2019

Mexico fuel pipeline blast kills 71, witnesses describe horror
At least 71 people were killed after a pipeline ruptured by suspected fuel thieves exploded in central Mexico, authorities said on Saturday, as President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador defended the army despite its failure to clear the site before the blast.

Reuters World News
Jan 19, 2019

UK's May wants Irish treaty to break Brexit impasse: paper
British Prime Minister Theresa May plans to seek a bilateral treaty with the Irish government as a way to remove the contentious backstop arrangement from Britain's divorce deal with the European Union, a newspaper reported.

Reuters World News
Jan 19, 2019

U.S. says its air strike kills 52 militants who attacked Somali base
The U.S. military launched an air strike in Somalia on Saturday, killing 52 Islamists who had attacked a Somali military base earlier in the day, it said.

Reuters World News
Jan 19, 2019

Northern Irish police report suspected car bomb in Londonderry
Police in Northern Ireland reported a suspected car bombing in Londonderry on Saturday that local politicians said had caused no apparent injuries as people were urged to stay away from the area.

Reuters World News
Jan 19, 2019

Mexico fuel pipeline blast kills 66, witnesses describe horror
At least 66 people were killed after a pipeline ruptured by suspected fuel thieves exploded in central Mexico, authorities said on Saturday, as President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador defended the army despite its failure to clear the site before the blast.

Reuters World News
Jan 19, 2019

Iran denies ties to Afghan held in Germany for spying
Iran on Saturday denied having any link to an Afghan-German man suspected of spying for Tehran, suggesting his arrest in Germany was part of efforts to mar EU-Iran relations, the state news agency IRNA reported.

Reuters World News
Jan 19, 2019

Some 170 migrants missing in two Mediterranean incidents
An estimated 170 migrants have been lost in the Mediterranean in two incidents involving dinghies that left from Libya and Morocco, migrants organizations said on Saturday.

Reuters World News
Jan 19, 2019

More than 10,000 protest in Belgrade against Serbian president
More than 10,000 people marched through Belgrade on Saturday evening to protest against the rule of President Aleksandar Vucic and his Serbian Progressive Party (SNS), demanding media freedom as a precondition for free and fair elections.

Reuters World News
Jan 19, 2019

Cuba, Colombia face standoff over extradition request for ELN rebels
Cuba has sidestepped the Colombian government's request for it to extradite 10 Marxist rebel commanders on the island for peace talks after Bogota blamed their National Liberation Army (ELN) for a car bomb on Thursday that killed 21 people.

Reuters World News
Jan 19, 2019

Clashes break out in France as 'yellow vests' stage latest protest
Clashes broke out throughout France on Saturday, as an estimated 84,000 "yellow vests" demonstrators took to the streets in a 10th consecutive weekend of protests against President Emmanuel Macron's government.

Reuters World News
Jan 19, 2019

Bolivia bus crash kills 22, injures 37
Two buses collided on a winding road in the Bolivian altiplano early on Saturday morning, killing 22 and injuring 37, authorities said.

Reuters World News
Jan 19, 2019

Mexico fuel pipeline blast kills 66, president defends response
At least 66 people were killed after a pipeline ruptured by suspected fuel thieves exploded in central Mexico, authorities said on Saturday, as President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador defended the army despite its failure to clear the site before the blast.

Reuters World News
Jan 19, 2019

Rohingya insurgents attack police in western Myanmar, wounding six: state TV
Six Myanmar border guard police have been wounded in an attack by Rohingya Muslim insurgents in Rakhine state, government media reported on Saturday, amid fears of escalating violence in the region.

Reuters World News
Jan 19, 2019

U.S. military says 52 militants killed in Somalia air strike
The U.S. military killed 52 militants in an air strike in Somalia's Middle Juba Region on Saturday, its Africa Command said in a statement.

Reuters World News
Jan 19, 2019

Saudi Arabia pumps money into restive Shi'ite quarter it once flattened
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Reuters World News
Jan 19, 2019

News photographer killed in Tripoli clashes
A freelance photographer who works for the Associated Press was killed in clashes between rival militias in the Libyan capital Tripoli, a government official and family said.

Reuters World News
Jan 19, 2019

Scuffles break out as 'yellow vests' march in Paris in latest protest
Scuffles broke out on Saturday as around 7,000 "yellow vest" demonstrators marched through Paris in a 10th consecutive weekend of protests against President Emmanuel Macron's government.

Reuters World News
Jan 19, 2019

'We have had enough' say Hungarians rallying against PM Orban
Several thousand Hungarians demonstrated in Budapest on Saturday against Prime Minister Viktor Orban and a new overtime law that has drawn workers out to the streets in several protest rallies.

Reuters World News
Jan 19, 2019

Bulgaria charges six after terrorism financing arrests
Bulgarian prosecutors have charged five Syrian citizens and a Bulgarian woman alleged to be members of a crime group which had sent more than 25 million euros ($28 million) to foreign terrorist organizations since 2016.

Reuters World News
Jan 19, 2019

Trump says U.S. 'made a lot of progress' with North Korea
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he had "an incredible" meeting with North Korea's nuclear envoy Kim Yong Chol and the two sides had made "a lot of progress."

Reuters World News
Jan 19, 2019

Spanish rescuers start drilling to reach boy trapped in well
Rescuers in southern Spain began drilling on Saturday in hopes of rescuing a two-year-old boy trapped in a deep well for six days.

Reuters World News
Jan 19, 2019

Merkel eyes closer cooperation in EU defense systems
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday the European Union must deepen cooperation in defense and in particular weapons systems development, warning Germans that they may need to make compromises on strict export controls.

Reuters World News
Jan 19, 2019

Death toll from Mexico fuel pipeline blast rises to 66
The death toll from the explosion of a pipeline ruptured by suspected fuel thieves in central Mexico has risen to 66, the governor of the state of Hidalgo said on Saturday.

Reuters World News
Jan 19, 2019

Italy's Salvini wants to work with France to capture 'assassins' hiding there
Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Saturday he was ready to meet French President Emmanuel Macron to agree steps to capture Italians wanted for terrorism-related offences believed to be hiding in France.

Reuters World News
Jan 19, 2019

Around 117 migrants unaccounted for after dinghy sinks off Libyan coast
Some 117 migrants who left Libya in a rubber dinghy two days ago are unaccounted for, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Saturday, after three people were rescued from the vessel after it sank in the Mediterranean.

Reuters World News
Jan 19, 2019

Mexico pipeline blast killed 66 people: state governor
The governor of Mexico's Hidalgo state, Omar Fayad, said on Saturday that 66 people had been killed and 76 injured in a pipeline explosion on Friday evening.

Reuters World News
Jan 19, 2019

'Yellow Vests' march through Paris in 10th weekend of protests
Five thousand "Yellow Vest" demonstrators marched through the French capital on Saturday, marking a tenth consecutive weekend of protests against President Emmanuel Macron's government.

Reuters World News
Jan 19, 2019

Anarchist group claims December attack on Athens church
An anarchist group on Saturday said it was responsible for an explosive device that wounded a police officer and a civilian outside a church in central Athens last month.

Reuters World News
Jan 19, 2019

Syrian opposition sees window for political solution in Syria
Syria now has a good opportunity to reach a political solution to its devastating eight-year war as ceasefires have brought calm to many areas of the country, Syria's chief opposition negotiator said on Saturday.

Reuters World News
Jan 19, 2019

Leader of Bavarian CSU promises new start with Merkel's party
The new leader of Bavaria's Christian Social Union (CSU) on Saturday promised an era of improved cooperation with Angela Merkel's conservative party, with whom they share power at a federal level, in a bid to win back disillusioned voters.

Reuters World News
Jan 19, 2019

Austria's Kurz ready to consider Brexit delay
Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz told German newspaper Welt Am Sonntag he is open for a delay in Britain's exit from the European Union.

Reuters World News
Jan 19, 2019

At least three migrants dead after dinghy sinks off Libyan coast
At least three people died at sea on Friday after a rubber dinghy carrying around 20 migrants ran into trouble in the Mediterranean some 100 km north of Tripoli, an Italian navy official said.

Reuters World News
Jan 19, 2019

Afghan interior minister resigns to join President Ghani's election team
Afghan Interior Minister Amrullah Saleh stepped down from his post on Saturday in order to run for the vice-presidency alongside President Ashraf Ghani who plans to bid for a second term in July's election.

Reuters World News
Jan 19, 2019

Former Afghan warlord Hekmatyar enters presidential race
A former warlord accused of historic war crimes entered Afghanistan's presidential race on Saturday in a new challenge to President Ashraf Ghani who allowed him to return from exile two decades he was forced out by the Taliban.

Reuters World News
Jan 19, 2019

Rival groups demonstrate in Thailand as election tensions grow
Rival groups held demonstrations in Thailand's capital on Saturday, with hundreds of people demanding quick elections to end military rule and a much smaller group of pro-junta supporters saying it was too soon for a vote.

Reuters World News
Jan 19, 2019

Murdered Polish mayor's funeral draws crowd of 45,000 in Gdansk
Murdered Gdansk mayor Pawel Adamowicz's funeral drew tens of thousands of people in the Polish Baltic coast city on Saturday amid outrage over his murder six days ago.

Reuters World News
Jan 19, 2019

Tunisian union calls new nationwide strike to press wage demands
Tunisia's powerful UGTT union called on Saturday for another national strike for two days next month to press its demand for higher wages for 670,000 public servants, the UGTT chief said.

Reuters World News
Jan 19, 2019

Indian opposition stages giant joint rally to oust Modi
India's main opposition parties joined forces against Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday at a rally which attracted hundreds of thousands of people months ahead of elections.

Reuters World News
Jan 19, 2019

Spanish rescuers to start drilling for boy trapped in well
Rescuers in southern Spain worked through the night as efforts to reach a two-year-old boy trapped in a deep well since Sunday entered a sixth day in an operation that has gripped the nation.

Reuters World News
Jan 19, 2019

We have responsibility to get an orderly Brexit, says Merkel
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday she would do all she could to make sure Britain leaves the European Union with an agreement and, striking a conciliatory tone, she felt a responsibility to get an orderly solution.

Reuters World News
Jan 19, 2019

Afghan interior minister resigns to run for vice-presidency: sources
Afghan Interior Minister Amrullah Saleh resigned on Saturday to run for the vice-presidency in the July election, two political sources said.

Reuters World News
Jan 19, 2019

As teachers get paid, learning returns to bombed-out Yemen school
Its books have been looted and walls blown out, but a school in war-torn southern Yemen is hopeful that the resumption of regular salary payments can keep teachers and children in classrooms.

Reuters World News
Jan 19, 2019

French 'Yellow Vests' gather in Paris for tenth weekend of protests
"Yellow Vest" demonstrators gathered in the French capital on Saturday for their tenth consecutive weekend of protests against President Emmanuel Macron's government.

Reuters World News
Jan 19, 2019

Former British PM Major urges May to drop Brexit red lines
Former British prime minister John Major urged Theresa May on Saturday to drop her "red lines" on Brexit or allow parliament to find a way forward to avoid a damaging no-deal departure from the European Union in March.

Reuters World News
Jan 19, 2019

Customs union rollback would unlock Brexit talks: EU's Hogan
Britain could remove most obstacles blocking a Brexit deal if it rolls back on a promise of leaving the European Union's customs union, the bloc's Agriculture Commissioner said.

Reuters World News
Jan 19, 2019

Irish commitment to Brexit backstop 'absolute': foreign minister
Ireland's commitment to the entire Brexit divorce deal struck with the British government but rejected by its parliament is "absolute", including the contentious border "backstop", foreign minister Simon Coveney said on Saturday.

Reuters World News
Jan 19, 2019

Arrested Portuguese hacker is Football Leaks 'whistleblower': lawyers
A Portuguese man arrested in Hungary on suspicion of extortion and secrecy violations hacked football bodies' documents - which later appeared on the Football Leaks website - because he was "outraged" by criminality in the sport, his lawyers said.

Reuters World News
Jan 19, 2019

Mexico vows fuel theft crackdown after deadly pipeline blast
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador pledged to step up efforts to stamp out fuel theft on Saturday after an explosion at a pipeline killed at least 21 people and injured dozens more.

Reuters World News
Jan 19, 2019

Zimbabwe public workers reject latest wage offer after protests
Zimbabwe's public workers have rejected a second offer to raise their salaries and demanded to be paid in dollars, days after at least three people died in violent anti-government protests.

Reuters World News
Jan 19, 2019

Gunmen kill two Buddhist monks in Thailand's troubled south
Unknown gunmen shot dead two Buddhist monks and injured two others in an attack at a temple in Thailand's mainly Muslim south, the first such killing of a Buddhist monk in the restive region in more than three years.

Reuters World News
Jan 19, 2019

Afghan Taliban reject talks with U.S. in Pakistan
The Afghan Taliban rejected reports in the Pakistani media that they were prepared to resume meetings with U.S. special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad in Islamabad and repeated their refusal to deal directly with the Afghan government.

Reuters World News
Jan 19, 2019

Man charged with murder of Israeli exchange student in Melbourne
A 20-year-old man was charged on Saturday with the murder of Israeli student Aiia Maasarwe in Melbourne amidst an outrage over violence against women in Australia's second-largest city.

Reuters World News
Jan 19, 2019

Mexican pipeline blast during fuel raid kills at least 21
At least 21 people were killed and 71 were injured on Friday when a pipeline ruptured by suspected fuel thieves exploded in central Mexico as dozens of people tried to fill up containers, state and federal authorities said.

Reuters World News
Jan 19, 2019

Australian minister for women to quit politics at election
Australia's Minister for Women Kelly O'Dwyer said on Saturday she will quit politics for personal reasons at this year's election, adding to the list of female politicians to leave the ruling party, some citing disunity, bullying and intimidation.

Reuters World News
Jan 19, 2019

Indonesia to release suspected Bali bomb mastermind from prison
Abu Bakar Bashir, the radical Muslim cleric and alleged mastermind of the 2002 Bali bombings, will be granted early release from jail on humanitarian grounds, Indonesia's president said on Friday.

Reuters World News
Jan 18, 2019

Mexican pipeline explosion kills at least 20
At least 20 people were killed and 54 were injured on Friday when a pipeline ruptured by suspected fuel thieves exploded in central Mexico as people were trying to fill up containers, the government of Hidalgo state said.

Reuters World News
Jan 18, 2019

At least 20 killed in pipeline explosion in central Mexico
At least 20 people were killed and 54 were injured on Friday when a ruptured pipeline exploded in central Mexico as people were trying to fill up containers with fuel, the government of Hidalgo state said.

Reuters World News
Jan 18, 2019

Brazil probe finds suspect deposits in Bolsonaro son's account: report
Brazilian financial authorities have identified dozens of cash transfers worth almost 100,000 reais ($26,665) that were deposited over the course of a month into the account of the president's son, according to a TV newscast on Friday.

Reuters World News
Jan 18, 2019

U.S. asked Ecuadorean officials about alleged Assange-Manafort meeting: source
U.S. officials spoke with officials from Ecuador's British embassy on Friday about an alleged meeting there between President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, and WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, an Ecuadorean government source said.

Reuters World News
Jan 18, 2019

Mexican Senate elects ally of president as new top prosecutor
Mexico's Senate on Friday voted an ally of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador to serve for nine years as the powerful new independent top prosecutor of the country, sparking immediate criticism that the role would remain politicized.

Reuters World News
Jan 18, 2019

Colombia asks Cuba to capture ELN leaders after attack on police academy
Colombia's ELN rebel group was responsible for the car bomb attack against a police academy that killed at least 21 and injured dozens, President Ivan Duque said on Friday, making it almost impossible peace talks with the insurgent group can soon restart.

Reuters World News
Jan 18, 2019

Syria's SDF says it captured two Islamic State militants of American nationality
Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have captured two Islamic State militants of American nationality, according to a statement dated earlier this month that was sent to media on Saturday.

Reuters World News
Jan 18, 2019

Hundreds of Central American migrants enter Mexico with few checks
Hundreds of mostly Honduran migrants entered southern Mexico on Friday, joining around 1,000 other people from Central America who crossed a day earlier and putting to the test Mexico's vows to guarantee the safe and orderly flow of people.

Reuters World News
Jan 18, 2019

Nicaragua paper runs blank front page in protest of Ortega government
Nicaragua's oldest and most-widely read newspaper published its Friday edition with a blank front page in protest against what it says is the government's withholding of ink, paper and other materials needed for its printing press since September.

Reuters World News
Jan 18, 2019

UK PM May makes no change to demands in talks with EU leaders: report
British Prime Minister Theresa May made no change to her demands in talks with European Union leaders despite her Brexit plan being defeated by British lawmakers earlier this week, the Telegraph newspaper reported http://bit.ly/2RCdHch on Friday.

Reuters World News
Jan 18, 2019

Kenyan authorities investigate local role in Nairobi attack
Investigators in Kenya are exploring the possibility that some of the militants who attacked a Nairobi hotel and office complex may not have been ethnic Somalis, stoking fears that militants are deepening their pools of recruitment in the region.

Reuters World News
Jan 18, 2019

Protester's funeral new flashpoint in Sudan's spreading unrest
Sudanese police clashed with mourners at the funeral of a 60-year-old man who died on Friday from a gunshot wound as escalating protests against veteran President Omar al-Bashir entered a fifth week.

Reuters World News
Jan 18, 2019

UK PM May makes no change to her demands in talks with EU leaders - Telegraph
British Prime Minister Theresa May has made no change to her demands in talks with European Union leaders despite her Brexit plan being defeated by British lawmakers earlier this week, the Telegraph newspaper reported http://bit.ly/2RCdHch on Friday.

Reuters World News
Jan 18, 2019

Singapore to buy a few F-35 jets, eyes fleet replacement
Singapore's defense minister said on Friday that Lockheed Martin Corp's F-35 fighter jets were the most suitable replacement for the country's F-16 fleet, and it planned to initially buy a few for evaluation.

Reuters World News
Jan 18, 2019

Trump, North Korea's Kim to hold second summit in late February
U.S. President Donald Trump will hold a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in late February but will maintain economic sanctions on Pyongyang, the White House said on Friday after Trump met Pyongyang's top nuclear negotiator.

Reuters World News
Jan 18, 2019

NBA's Kanter urges Trump to act on Turkey's human rights record
New York Knicks player Enes Kanter urged U.S. President Donald Trump to be more vocal about human rights in Turkey, after prosecutors in Istanbul requested the basketball player's arrest and extradition over his ties to a U.S.-based cleric.

Reuters World News
Jan 18, 2019

In Davos, Brazil's Bolsonaro to tout reforms, trade liberalization
Brazil's president will outline his government's economic reform agenda and plans to increase trade with the rest of the world during a speech at the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting in Davos next week, one of his aides told Reuters on Friday.

Reuters World News
Jan 18, 2019

Germany urges Russia, Ukraine to de-escalate conflict
German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas on Friday urged both Russia and Ukraine to de-escalate the conflict in eastern Ukraine and said France and Germany were ready to help by monitoring naval traffic near the Crimean coast.

Reuters World News
Jan 18, 2019

Burkina Faso cabinet resigns: TV statement
The cabinet of Burkina Faso President Roch Marc Kabore resigned on Friday, according to a statement read on national television, which gave no explanation for the move.

Reuters World News
Jan 18, 2019

Trump to hold new summit with North Korea's Kim soon: White House
U.S. President Donald Trump will hold a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un around the end of February but will maintain sanctions on Pyongyang, the White House said on Friday after Trump met Pyongyang's top nuclear negotiator.

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