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Jun 18, 2018

Turkish PM says soldiers began duties in Syria's Manbij: NTV
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish troops have begun carrying out duties in the northern Syrian town of Manbij, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim was reported as saying by NTV on Monday.

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Jun 18, 2018

Afghan peace marchers arrive in Kabul exhausted and tired of war
KABUL (Reuters) - Hundreds of Afghan peace marchers arrived exhausted in the capital, Kabul, on Monday after spending the fasting month of Ramadan crossing the sun-baked, war-torn country, much of it under Taliban control.

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Jun 18, 2018

German conservative allies want to cut number of migrants: Merkel
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday that both parties in her conservative CDU/CSU bloc have the common goal of better organizing immigration and significantly reducing the number of people entering Germany.

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Jun 18, 2018

Syria state media says U.S. bombs military positions, U.S. denies reports
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian state media said on Monday that U.S.-led coalition aircraft had bombed an army position in the east, causing deaths and injuries, but the U.S. military denied it was responsible.

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Jun 18, 2018

Arab coalition bombs Houthis at Hodeidah airport, urges them to withdraw
ADEN (Reuters) - Arab coalition aircraft bombarded Houthi fighters holed up at the airport of Yemen's main port Hodeidah on Monday as a senior alliance official said he hoped U.N. diplomacy could coax the Iran-aligned movement to cede the city to "save the population".

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Jun 18, 2018

Meghan's father says UK's Prince Harry told him to 'give Donald Trump a chance'
LONDON (Reuters) - Thomas Markle, the father of Meghan, said her new husband Prince Harry told him to give U.S. President Donald Trump a chance and that he had an open mind about Britain's exit from the European Union.

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Jun 18, 2018

England fan ready to fly the flag for gay rights in Russia
VOLGOGRAD, Russia (Reuters) - England fan Di Cunningham plans to fly the flag - quite literally - for gay rights in Russia on Monday night, where she will be cheering on the Three Lions' in their World Cup opener against Tunisia.

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Jun 18, 2018

North, South Korea agree to joint teams for Asian Games
SEOUL (Reuters) - The two Koreas agreed on Monday to march together under a unified peninsula flag and form combined teams to compete in the next Asian Games, they said in a joint statement, in the latest sign of a thaw between the old rivals.

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Jun 18, 2018

Palestinian killed in Gaza border fence blast: Israeli army
GAZA (Reuters) - A Palestinian was killed on Monday when a part of Israel's fortifications on the Gaza border blew up as he tampered with it, the Israeli military said.

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Jun 18, 2018

Iran's president to visit Switzerland, Austria amid nuclear deal row
ZURICH (Reuters) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will visit neutral European neighbors Switzerland and Austria next month, the Swiss and Austrian governments said, on a trip overshadowed by the looming imposition of U.S. economic sanctions on Tehran.

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Jun 18, 2018

Van kills one at Dutch music festival, driver turns himself in
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - A van struck four people at the Netherlands' largest music festival in the early hours of Monday, killing one of them and injuring the others before driving off, police said.

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Jun 18, 2018

North, South Korea agree to joint sports events
SEOUL (Reuters) - North and South Korea agreed to hold a joint basketball match in Pyongyang and to form some combined teams at August's Asian Games in Indonesia, the two countries announced on Monday, after a day of negotiations at their shared border.

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Jun 18, 2018

Japan confronts risks of U.S. alliance based on dollars and deals, not values
TOKYO (Reuters) - Eighteen months after Donald Trump became U.S. president and started shaking up global diplomacy, Japan is waking up to the risks of an alliance based on dollars and deals rather than shared values and security interests.

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Jun 18, 2018

EU's Timmermans says hopes for more talks with Poland
WARSAW (Reuters) - The European Commission hopes it can continue "constructive" dialogue with Poland over contested judiciary reforms, the EU executive's First Vice President Frans Timmermans said on Monday.

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Jun 18, 2018

Arab aircraft hammer Houthis around airport of major Yemen port Hodeidah
ADEN (Reuters) - Saudi-led coalition aircraft bombarded Houthi fighters holed up at the airport of Yemen's main port Hodeidah on Monday as a senior alliance official said he hoped U.N. diplomacy could coax the Iran-aligned movement to relinquish the city.

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Jun 18, 2018

Indonesians' Eid balloons force flights to divert
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesians caught launching big, unmanned hot air balloons could face up to two years in jail or a fine of up to $35,000, authorities said, after balloons launched to celebrate the end of the Muslim fasting month forced pilots to divert flights.

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Jun 18, 2018

Bavarians signal way to buy time in migrant plan dispute with Merkel
BERLIN/MUNICH (Reuters) - Bavaria's Christian Social Union (CSU) called on Monday for new measures to curb immigration but said a plan to turn away migrants at the border still needed work, buying time in a row with Chancellor Angela Merkel that is rocking her coalition.

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Jun 18, 2018

Van kills one at Dutch music festival, suspect arrested
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - A van struck four people at the Netherlands' largest music festival in the early hours of Monday, killing one of them and injuring the others before driving off, police said.

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Jun 18, 2018

Meghan's father says Prince Harry told him to give Trump a chance
LONDON (Reuters) - Thomas Markle, the father of Britain's newest royal Meghan, said her new husband Prince Harry told him to give U.S. President Donald Trump a chance and that he had an open mind about Britain's exit from the European Union.

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Jun 18, 2018

Syria state media says U.S. bombs military positions but Washington issues denial
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian state media said on Monday that U.S.-led coalition aircraft bombed an army position in the east, causing deaths and injuries, but the U.S. military denied it was responsible.

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Jun 18, 2018

Yemeni civilians shelter in schools from air strikes in battle for major port
ADEN (Reuters) - The Saudi-led coalition resumed air strikes on Iran-aligned Houthi fighters holed up in the airport of Yemen's main port Hodeidah on Monday as civilians fled in search of shelter from the biggest battle of the war.

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Jun 18, 2018

Bavarians vow resolve in migrant plan showdown with Merkel
BERLIN/MUNICH (Reuters) - Bavaria's Christian Social Union (CSU) want to back a plan on Monday to limit immigration at the German border but will leave it up to Interior Minister Horst Seehofer to decide how to implement the measure, state premier Markus Soeder said.

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Jun 18, 2018

Afghans 'tired of war', say exhausted peace marchers in Kabul
KABUL (Reuters) - Hundreds of Afghan peace marchers arrived exhausted in the capital, Kabul, on Monday after spending the fasting month of Ramadan crossing the sun-baked, war-torn country, much of it under Taliban control.

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Jun 18, 2018

Spanish king's brother-in-law turns himself in to serve prison sentence
MADRID (Reuters) - The brother-in-law of Spain's king turned himself in to authorities on Monday to serve a five-year, 10-month prison sentence for crimes including tax fraud and embezzlement, a prison system spokesman said.

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Jun 18, 2018

Exhausted peace marchers arrive in Afghan capital saying 'everyone's tired of war'
KABUL (Reuters) - Hundreds of Afghan peace marchers arrived exhausted in the capital, Kabul, on Monday after spending the fasting month of Ramadan crossing the sun-baked, war-torn country, much of it under Taliban control.

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Jun 18, 2018

Jailed Kurdish leader may hold key in Turkish elections
SILVAN, Turkey (Reuters) - The outcome of Turkey's elections on Sunday could depend on a jailed presidential candidate's sway over voters more than 1,200 km (750 miles) away in the country's largely Kurdish southeast.

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Jun 18, 2018

Syria state media says U.S. bombs Syrian positions but U.S. issues denial
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian state media said on Monday that U.S.-led coalition aircraft had bombed "one of our military positions" in eastern Syria, leading to deaths and injuries, but the U.S. military denied carrying out strikes in the area.

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Jun 18, 2018

Meghan's father sorry to have missed wedding to Britain's Prince Harry
LONDON (Reuters) - Thomas Markle, the father of Britain's newest royal Meghan, has spoken of his regret that he wasn't well enough to walk his daughter down the aisle as she married Prince Harry, but said he was pleased that Harry's father Charles was able to step in.

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Jun 18, 2018

Magnitude 6.1 quake in Japan's Osaka area kills three, stops factories
TOKYO (Reuters) - A magnitude 6.1 earthquake shook Osaka, Japan's second-biggest metropolis, early on Monday morning, killing three people, halting factory lines in a key industrial area and bursting water mains, government officials and broadcaster NHK said.

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Jun 18, 2018

Afghan Taliban frown at militants' Eid ceasefire selfies
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - The Afghan Taliban are angry at their members swapping selfies with soldiers and government officials during their three-day ceasefire, a senior Taliban official said on Monday, after the militants roamed at will through cities before the truce ended.

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Jun 18, 2018

Police search for van that killed one, injured three at Dutch concert
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - A bus struck four people at a Dutch concert in the early hours of Monday morning, killing one and injuring three, hours after R&B artist Bruno Mars had performed, police said.

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Jun 18, 2018

Billionaire Slim, America Movil, could profit from election of Mexican leftist
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Billionaire Carlos Slim has had harsh words for Mexico's presidential frontrunner, saying recently he is "concerned and afraid" about what leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador might do if elected.

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Jun 18, 2018

Philippine troops clash with remnants of defeated Islamist group
MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine troops have clashed with remnants of a pro-Islamic State militant group that held a southern city for five months last year, the army said on Monday.

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Jun 18, 2018

Israeli aircraft strike Hamas targets in Gaza Strip: military
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli jets struck nine targets belonging to the Islamist Hamas group in the northern Gaza Strip early on Monday in response to incendiary kites and balloons Palestinians sent from the territory that have damaged Israeli property, the military said.

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Jun 18, 2018

Kenya says five police officers killed in explosive device attack
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Eight Kenyan police officials were killed in the eastern part of the country on Sunday after their vehicle hit an improvised explosive device planted by Somalia's al Shabaab militant group, police said.

Reuters World News
Jun 18, 2018

Australia PM's popularity rises, but party still lags: poll
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's personal popularity is at its highest level in two years, an opinion poll showed on Monday, but his government still trails the opposition a month before crucial by-elections.

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Jun 17, 2018

Magnitude 6.1 quake kills three, stops factories in Japan's Osaka area
TOKYO (Reuters) - A magnitude 6.1 earthquake shook Osaka, Japan's second-biggest metropolis, early on Monday morning, killing three people, halting factory lines in a key industrial area and bursting water mains, government officials and broadcaster NHK said.

Reuters World News
Jun 17, 2018

5.6 magnitude quake shakes Guatemala; no damage reported
GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - A 5.6 magnitude earthquake shook Guatemala on Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), but disaster officials said it did not cause any damage, including at the Fuego volcano where recent eruptions have killed 110 people.

Reuters World News
Jun 17, 2018

Quake of 5.6 magnitude strikes Guatemala: USGS
(Reuters) - A 5.6 magnitude earthquake shook Guatemala Sunday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

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Jun 17, 2018

Elderly man, nine-year-old girl killed as strong quake hits Japan
TOKYO (Reuters) - An elderly man and a young girl were killed, with several other people also in "cardiopulmonary arrest", after walls collapsed in a magnitude-6.1 earthquake that hit Osaka in western Japan on Monday, public broadcaster NHK said.

Reuters World News
Jun 17, 2018

Colombia president-elect vows to unite nation, alter peace deal
BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia's President-elect Ivan Duque, who swept aside leftist Gustavo Petro in Sunday's election, pledged to unite his South American nation after a divisive campaign but insisted he would change a landmark peace accord with leftist rebels.

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Jun 17, 2018

Government says no early reports of damage after 5.9 quake hits western Japan
TOKYO (Reuters) - An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.9 hit western Japan on Monday but the top government spokesman said there were no immediate signs of major damage.

Reuters World News
Jun 17, 2018

Syria state media says U.S. bombs Syrian positions; U.S. denies report
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian state media, citing a military source, reported on Monday that U.S.-led coalition aircraft had bombed "one of our military positions" in eastern Syria, leading to deaths and injuries, but the U.S. military denied carrying out strikes in the area.

Reuters World News
Jun 17, 2018

New Colombia president may seek to revise rebel peace deal
BOGOTA (Reuters) - Right-wing candidate Ivan Duque won Colombia's presidential election on Sunday, beating leftist Gustavo Petro in a victory that will reassure investors but raised the prospect of changes to a landmark peace accord with Marxist rebels.

Reuters World News
Jun 17, 2018

Japan earthquake has preliminary magnitude of 5.9
TOKYO (Reuters) - An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.9 hit western Japan on Monday, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.

Reuters World News
Jun 17, 2018

British PM May's Brexit plans set for defeat, teeing up Wednesday showdown
LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit plans face rejection by parliament's upper chamber on Monday, setting the stage for a high-stakes confrontation with rebel lawmakers later in the week which could rock her minority government.

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Jun 17, 2018

In coalition showdown, Merkel allies to decide on migrant plan
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Bavarian allies, the Christian Social Union (CSU), will decide on Monday whether to defy her by implementing a plan to limit immigration at the German border and risk destabilizing her three-month-old coalition.

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Jun 17, 2018

Fraying Australia and China relations face testing times in Canberra
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's relationship with top trading partner China faces a testing two weeks as Canberra prepares to pass laws designed to limit Beijing's influence in domestic affairs amid pressure on some of its fastest growing exports.

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Jun 17, 2018

U.S. bombs Syrian positions, Syrian military source tells state media
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian state media, citing a military source, reported early on Monday that U.S.-led coalition aircraft had bombed "one of our military positions" in eastern Syria, leading to deaths and injuries.

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Jun 17, 2018

Mexican presidential front-runner vows to consult public about airport's future
TEXCOCO, Mexico (Reuters) - Mexican presidential front-runner Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Sunday that if he wins the July 1 election, he will aim to hold a public vote before taking office on whether to finish building a $13 billion airport outside Mexico City.

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Jun 17, 2018

Pro-business candidate wins Colombian presidential election
BOGOTA (Reuters) - Right-wing candidate Ivan Duque won Colombia's presidential election on Sunday, beating leftist Gustavo Petro in a victory that reassured investors but raised the prospect of changes to a landmark peace accord with Marxist rebels.

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Jun 17, 2018

Right-wing Duque wins Colombian presidency, beating leftist Petro
BOGOTA (Reuters) - Right-wing candidate Ivan Duque was elected Colombia's president on Sunday beating leftist rival Gustavo Petro in a win that allays fears the country's economic model will be overhauled but raises the prospect a peace accord with Marxist rebels will be changed.

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Jun 17, 2018

Group of Egyptian lawmakers slam Sisi's fiscal reforms
CAIRO (Reuters) - A group of Egyptian lawmakers on Sunday criticized recent fiscal reforms enacted by President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's government, especially subsidy cuts to fuel and electricity.

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Jun 17, 2018

Turkey arrests suspect as puppy torture case shifts election agenda
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish police have arrested a man suspected of torturing a puppy after shocking images emerged online of the maimed animal in a case that has outraged the country and grabbed the political agenda ahead of next week's elections.

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Jun 17, 2018

Turkey's jailed pro-Kurdish candidate in first TV appearance for 20 months
ANKARA (Reuters) - The jailed presidential candidate for Turkey's pro-Kurdish opposition made his first television appearance in over a year and a half on Sunday, giving a campaign speech ahead of next week's elections.

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Jun 17, 2018

Eid ceasefire proved 'wide support' for Afghan Taliban, they say
KABUL (Reuters) - The Afghan Taliban said their three-day Eid ceasefire, which ends on Sunday, proved the unity of their movement and its "wide national support" as the presidential palace extended its own ceasefire with the militants by 10 days.

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Jun 17, 2018

Boat caught in Europe's migration spat brings hundreds to Spain
VALENCIA, Spain (Reuters) - Rescued migrants turned away by Italy and Malta arrived at the Spanish port of Valencia on Sunday, ending a grueling Mediterranean odyssey that became symbolic of Europe's failure to agree on immigration.

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Jun 17, 2018

Guatemala ends victim searches at volcano where 110 died
GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - Guatemala on Sunday ended its victim search efforts in the zone that suffered most deaths and injuries from the Fuego volcano eruption, its disaster agency said.

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Jun 17, 2018

Afghan president extends ceasefire with Taliban by 10 days
KABUL (Reuters) - Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's office on Sunday extended a unilateral ceasefire with Taliban militants, due to end on Wednesday June 20, by 10 days.

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Jun 17, 2018

Israel targets rights groups with bill to outlaw filming of soldiers
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel moved on Sunday to snap the lens shut on rights groups that film its troops' interactions with Palestinians by introducing a bill that would make it a criminal offense.

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Jun 17, 2018

Crisis averted? Minister says migrant row with Merkel can be overcome
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's Interior Minister Horst Seehofer said on Sunday a row between his Bavarians and Chancellor Angela Merkel is serious but can be overcome, a signal that he may compromise to avoid a full-blown German coalition crisis.

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Jun 17, 2018

Turkey says its air strikes kill 35 Kurdish militants in northern Iraq
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish warplanes killed 35 militants from the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in air strikes in northern Iraq's Qandil mountain region on Friday, the Turkish military said.

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Jun 17, 2018

Three people hurt in Moscow taxi incident to be discharged from hospital: RIA
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Three people who were hurt when a taxi drove into pedestrians in central Moscow on Saturday will be released from hospital in coming days, state RIA news agency cited a city health official as saying on Sunday.

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Jun 17, 2018

New Czech government in jeopardy over foreign minister nomination
PRAGUE (Reuters) - The Czech Communist party will withhold support from the country's next government if the social democrats stick to their nominee for the post of foreign minister, Communist leader Vojtech Filip said on Sunday.

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Jun 17, 2018

Taliban, roaming Afghan cities amid Eid euphoria, say ceasefire ends at midnight
KABUL (Reuters) - Taliban militants headed into cities across Afghanistan on Sunday as they celebrated their Eid ceasefire with feasts and selfies, raising questions about what happens when the ceasefire ends at midnight (1930 GMT).

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Jun 17, 2018

Bavaria piles pressure on Merkel for EU migrant deal to avert crisis
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Bavarian allies denied a newspaper report on Sunday that they will give her two weeks to deliver a European solution on migrant policy before defying her by starting to turn away refugees at the border.

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Jun 17, 2018

Blasts kill 31 people in northeast Nigerian state of Borno: residents
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Blasts killed at least 31 people in the northeast Nigerian state of Borno, two residents said on Sunday, marking the largest attack in several weeks in a part of the country blighted by the Islamist militant Boko Haram insurgency.

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Jun 17, 2018

UK interior minister says was victim of moped theft, pledges police action
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's interior minister, Sajid Javid, said on Sunday that his phone had been stolen by moped-riding thieves several months ago and that he was seeking changes to police rules to help tackle the growing problem.

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Jun 17, 2018

Three decades on, Greece, Macedonia sign pact to change ex-Yugoslav republic's name
PRESPES, Greece/ BITOLA, Macedonia (Reuters) - Greece and Macedonia defied protests and set aside three decades of dispute on Sunday as they agreed on a new name for the Balkan state, potentially paving the way for Macedonia's admission to the European Union and NATO.

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Jun 17, 2018

Blast kills 31 people in northeast Nigerian state of Borno: residents
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - A blast killed at least 31 people in the northeast Nigerian state of Borno, two residents said on Sunday.

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Jun 17, 2018

Taliban, roaming Afghan cities amid Eid euphoria, rule out ceasefire extension
KABUL (Reuters) - Taliban militants headed into cities across Afghanistan on Sunday as they celebrated their Eid ceasefire with feasts and selfies, raising questions about what happens when the ceasefire ends at midnight.

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Jun 17, 2018

Thousands hold peaceful protests in Vietnam against foreign investment plans
(Reuters) - Thousands of people in central Vietnam demonstrated peacefully on Sunday against government plans to lease new economic zones to foreign investors, witnesses told Reuters, a few days after protesters in a nearby province clashed with police.

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Jun 17, 2018

Facing coalition crisis, Merkel seeks migrant talks with EU states
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel is seeking talks with some EU member states on migrant policy before a leaders summit at the end of the month, a government spokesman said, in a last-ditch bid to avert a coalition crisis erupting this week.

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Jun 17, 2018

Migrant boat turned away by Italy arrives in Spain
VALENCIA, Spain (Reuters) - A migrant rescue boat turned away by Italy and Malta arrived at the Spanish port of Valencia on Sunday, ending a grueling voyage which has made it a symbol of Europe's failure to agree on immigration.

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Jun 17, 2018

Taliban roaming Afghan cities at will, raising fears amid Eid euphoria
KABUL (Reuters) - Taliban militants headed into cities across Afghanistan on Sunday as they continued to celebrate their Eid ceasefire with feasts and selfies, raising questions about what happens when the ceasefire ends at midnight.

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Jun 17, 2018

Saudi-led coalition conducts air strikes on Yemen's Hodeidah airport
ADEN (Reuters) - A Saudi-led coalition conducted air strikes on Yemen's Hodeidah airport on Sunday, to support forces attempting to seize control from Houthi fighters inside, according to Saudi and Houthi media, in the biggest battle of the war.

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Jun 17, 2018

U.N. special envoy Jolie meets Syrian refugees in northern Iraq
DOMIZ CAMP, Iraq (Reuters) - U.N. refugee agency special envoy Angelina Jolie on Sunday visited a camp for Syrian refugees in northern Iraq to drum up support for those displaced by years of civil war.

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Jun 17, 2018

UK PM May says need to ensure parliament does not overturn Brexit
LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday it was important to ensure that parliament could not block Brexit, defending her approach to passing the legislation that will end Britain's membership of the European Union.

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Jun 17, 2018

Taliban head into Afghan cities, raising fears amid Eid euphoria
KABUL (Reuters) - Taliban militants headed into cities across Afghanistan on Sunday as they celebrate their unprecedented Eid ceasefire, raising questions about what happens should the hugs and selfies stop and the festive atmosphere and calls for peace turn sour.

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Jun 17, 2018

Boat migrants rocked by EU political storm arrive in Spain
VALENCIA, Spain (Reuters) - Hundreds of migrants pulled from the Mediterranean by a rescue ship arrived at the Spanish port of Valencia on Sunday, ending a grueling nine-day voyage but leaving wide open a fierce debate in Europe over how to handle immigration.

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Jun 17, 2018

Greece, Macedonia sign pact to change ex-Yugoslav republic's name
PRESPES, Greece (Reuters) - The foreign ministers of Greece and Macedonia signed an accord on Sunday to rename the former Yugoslav republic as the "Republic of North Macedonia."

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Jun 17, 2018

Cambodia's political prince hurt in car crash that kills wife
PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodia's Prince Norodom Ranariddh was seriously injured, and his wife killed, in a car crash on Sunday in the southwestern coastal city of Sihanoukville, police said.

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Jun 17, 2018

Kiev police detain far-right protesters against gay pride march
KIEV (Reuters) - Ukrainian police said they had detained 56 members of far-right radical groups in Kiev on Sunday after scuffles before the capital's gay pride march.

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Jun 17, 2018

Kiev police detain 56 far-right protesters against gay pride march
KIEV (Reuters) - Ukrainian police detained 56 members of nationalist groups in Kiev on Sunday after scuffles before the capital's annual gay pride march, the police press service said.

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Jun 17, 2018

Britain's May pledges 20 billion extra pounds for healthcare post-Brexit
LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May pledged on Sunday to increase funding for the National Health Service (NHS) by 20 billion pounds ($26.57 billion) after Brexit, partly from tax hikes and partly from money that will no longer be going to the European Union.

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Jun 17, 2018

South Korea, U.S. to announce suspension of major military drills this week: Yonhap
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea and the United States are expected to announce the suspension of "large-scale" military drills this week, with the provision that they would restart if North Korea failed to keep its promise to denuclearize, news agency Yonhap said on Sunday.

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Jun 17, 2018

Boat migrants rocked by EU political storm start to arrive in Spain
VALENCIA, Spain (Reuters) - The first boat in a naval convoy carrying a total of 629 rescued migrants arrived in the Spanish port of Valencia on Sunday, ending a grueling nine-day sea voyage, but leaving wide open a fierce debate in Europe about how to handle immigration.

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Jun 17, 2018

Colombia votes in polarized election putting peace, economy at stake
BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombians vote on Sunday in a deeply divisive presidential runoff that pits candidates offering polar opposite views and has stirred fears the winner will upset a fragile peace process or derail the economy.

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Jun 17, 2018

Italian ship carrying rescued migrants arrives in Spain
VALENCIA, Spain (Reuters) - An Italian coast guard ship arrived in the Spanish port of Valencia on Sunday, carrying migrants rescued by the Aquarius charity-run vessel, which Rome refused to allow to dock a week ago.

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Jun 17, 2018

Afghan peace council to hold news conference amid Eid ceasefire
KABUL (Reuters) - Afghanistan's High Peace Council will hold a news conference on Sunday amid an unprecedented Taliban ceasefire and a day after President Ashraf Ghani said he would extend a government ceasefire but set no timeframe.

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Jun 16, 2018

Argentina to replace energy and production ministers
BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina´s government said on Saturday that it would replace its energy and production ministers, just two days after the resignation of former Central Bank President Federico Sturzenegger.

Reuters World News
Jun 16, 2018

Taxi plows into Moscow crowd including soccer fans, injuring seven
By Jack Stubbs, Gabrielle Tétrault-Farber and Maria Kiselyova

Reuters World News
Jun 16, 2018

Deadly shoot-out, fire break Nicaragua truce; talks proceed
MANAGUA, Nicaragua (Reuters) - Eight people died on Saturday in a shoot-out and fire that shattered a truce struck hours earlier between President Daniel Ortega and protesters, and civic leaders condemned the violence while vowing to continue talks with the government.

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Jun 16, 2018

Merkel seeks EU migrant talks as German coalition crisis looms: paper
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel, struggling to avert a crisis within her coalition on migrant policy, is trying to set up a meeting of some EU states to discuss the issue before a leaders summit on June 28-29, a German newspaper reported on Sunday.

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Jun 16, 2018

Boat migrants rocked by EU political storm to arrive in Spain
VALENCIA, Spain (Reuters) - A naval convoy carrying 629 rescued migrants will arrive in the Spanish port of Valencia on Sunday, putting an end to their grueling nine days at sea but leaving wide open a fierce debate in Europe over how to handle immigration.

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Jun 16, 2018

UNHCR special envoy Jolie visits Mosul, urges support for rebuilding
ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - U.N. refugee agency special envoy Angelina Jolie visited Mosul in northern Iraq on Saturday and urged the international community not to forget residents trying to rebuild their city.

Reuters World News
Jun 16, 2018

Britain's May to pledge 20-billion-pound health service cash boost: reports
LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May will pledge a cash boost to the National Health Service, to be funded partly from tax hikes and partly from money that will no longer be going to the European Union after Brexit, newspapers reported on Saturday.

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Jun 16, 2018

Turkish warplanes strike Kurdish militants in Iraq's Qandil, Erdogan says
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish warplanes have struck a meeting of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in Iraq's Qandil mountains, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday, adding that Ankara believed high-profile militants had been hit.

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Jun 16, 2018

Taxi plows into Moscow crowd including soccer fans, injuring eight
By Jack Stubbs, Gabrielle Tétrault-Farber and Maria Kiselyova

Reuters World News
Jun 16, 2018

Abortion to avoid birth defects is like Nazi eugenics: pope
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis on Saturday called the practice of having an abortion after pre-natal tests have discovered possible birth defects a version of Nazi attempts to create a pure race by eliminating the weakest.

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