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May 21, 2019

French widow sues Boeing for at least $276 million over Ethiopian crash
A French woman whose husband died in the crash of a Boeing 737 MAX airliner in Ethiopia has filed a U.S. lawsuit against the planemaker, seeking at least $276 million in damages.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Mexican health service chief quits over spending cuts
The head of Mexico's social security institute has stepped down, citing budget cuts that he said would harm health services for the poor, in one of the first major resignations in the administration of leftist President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Smooth confirmation seen for Trump nominee to be ambassador to Mexico
U.S. President Donald Trump's nominee to be ambassador to Mexico had a smooth U.S. Senate confirmation hearing on Tuesday, and looked likely to easily win confirmation to a post that could be important in talks on disputed issues like immigration and trade.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Half of American adults expect war with Iran 'within next few years': Reuters/Ipsos poll
Half of all Americans believe that the United States will go to war with Iran "within the next few years," according to a Reuters/Ipsos public opinion poll released on Tuesday amid increased tensions between the two countries.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Britain's May offers 'new deal' to try to break Brexit deadlock
Prime Minister Theresa May set out on Tuesday a "new deal" for Britain's departure from the European Union, offering parliament sweeteners including the chance to vote on whether to hold a second referendum to try to break the impasse over Brexit.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Syrians detained, killed in southern cradle of revolt: U.N
At least 380 civilians have been arrested in Syria's south and 11 civilians serving on local councils and former fighters have been killed or attacked there since the government retook the area, the United Nations said on Tuesday.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Ukraine president appoints lawyer linked to PrivatBank tycoon as administration chief
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy picked a lawyer with links to a prominent tycoon on Tuesday as head of the presidential administration, an appointment closely watched by investors in the early days of Zelenskiy's term.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Ukraine may submit any Russia peace deal to referendum: presidential official
Ukraine may submit any preliminary peace deal agreed with Russia to the Ukrainian people for a referendum, the new head of President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's administration told the 112 TV news channel on Tuesday.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

UK business group condemns Labour nationalization plans, Brexit delay
Plans by Britain's opposition Labour Party to nationalize utilities including the country's electricity grid will damage investment as well as hurting many small shareholders, one of the country's main business groups warned on Tuesday.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

British PM's new Brexit deal appears acceptable to Ireland: Varadkar
British Prime Minister Theresa May's "new deal" aimed at delivering Brexit would appear to be acceptable to Ireland, a key party in the negotiations, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Tuesday.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

With Sudan talks deadlocked, protest group calls strike
Sudan's main protest group called on Tuesday for a general strike, saying two late-night negotiation sessions with the military had failed to reach a deal on how to lead the country after the overthrow of former president Omar al-Bashir.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Risk of nuclear war now highest since WW2, U.N. arms research chief says
The risk of nuclear weapons being used is at its highest since World War Two, a senior U.N. security expert said on Tuesday, calling it an "urgent" issue that the world should take more seriously.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

New UK PM may be needed to deliver Brexit: Northern Irish DUP's Dodds
The deputy leader of the Northern Irish party propping up British Prime Minister Theresa May's government said on Tuesday he thought Brexit would be delivered, but that it might require a new prime minister to do so.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Trump renews criticism of Mexico over immigration
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday Mexico was "doing virtually nothing to stop illegal immigrants from coming to our southern border" and that he would soon give a response.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

North Korea warns U.S. over seized ship at rare U.N. news conference
North Korea stepped up its campaign on Tuesday for the United States to return a seized cargo ship belonging to Pyongyang, warning Washington that it had violated its sovereignty in a move that could affect "future developments" between the countries.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

UK opposition Labour Party will not back PM May's Brexit deal
Britain's main opposition Labour Party said it will not support Prime Minister Theresa's May latest attempt to secure Brexit after she offered sweeteners in her fourth attempt to break the parliamentary impasse and pass her negotiated deal with the EU.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

UK lawmakers can determine type of Brexit by amending law: minister
Lawmakers will be able to determine the shape of Britain's exit from the European Union by amending the government's Brexit legislation in parliament, trade minister Liam Fox will say on Tuesday.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Ukraine's new president replaces Chief of the General Staff: decree
Ukraine's new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Tuesday promoted Lieutenant General Ruslan Khomchak to be the Chief of the General Staff after sacking Viktor Muzhenko, a presidential decree said.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Ukraine president appoints lawyer Bogdan as administration chief
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy appointed lawyer Andriy Bogdan as the head of the presidential administration, a decree published on the presidential website said on Tuesday.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Palestinian business leaders to boycott U.S. economic conference
Palestinian business leaders on Tuesday rebuffed U.S. plans for an economic conference in Bahrain that has become the spearhead of President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Dutch politician resigns over asylum seeker crime report
Dutch junior Justice Minister Mark Harbers resigned on Tuesday over a report on crime by asylum seekers that was widely condemned as misleading.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Potential for Iran attacks 'put on hold,' threats remain: acting Pentagon chief
Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Tuesday that while threats from Iran in the Middle East remained high, deterrence measures taken by the Pentagon had "put on hold" the potential for attacks on Americans.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

UK government wants to settle second Brexit vote, customs issues quickly: spokesman
British Prime Minister Theresa May's government wants to resolve swiftly the issues of whether to hold a second Brexit referendum and what type of post-Brexit customs relationship to have, May's political spokesman said on Tuesday .

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

"Fatal flaws" remain in British PM's new Brexit deal: DUP
The "fatal flaws" of the draft Brexit treaty agreed with the European Union remain despite British Prime Minister Theresa May seeking to set out a new deal on Tuesday, the Northern Irish party propping up her government said.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Trump renews criticism of Mexico over immigration, says will respond
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday Mexico was "doing virtually nothing to stop illegal immigrants from coming to our southern border" and that he would soon give a response.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

French widow sues Boeing for at least $276 millioin over Ethiopian crash
A French woman whose husband died in the crash of a Boeing 737 MAX airliner in Ethiopia has filed a U.S. lawsuit against the planemaker, seeking at least $276 million in damages.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

May to ask lawmakers to vote on a second Brexit referendum
British Prime Minister Theresa May said her government will include in her Withdrawal Agreement Bill a requirement for Members of Parliament (MPs) to vote on whether to hold another Brexit referendum.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

French minister warns of "toxic" Nigel Farage poll win, urges speedy Brexit
Victory for veteran British anti-EU campaigner Nigel Farage in this week's European Parliament election will create a big headache for the European Union and the UK should exit the bloc as soon as possible, France's finance minister said on Tuesday.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Egyptian security forces kill 16 suspected militants in Sinai
Egyptian security forces have killed 16 suspected militants in North Sinai and found a stash of weapons and explosives in their hideouts, the Interior Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Potential for Iran threats 'put on hold,' threats remain: Shanahan
Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Tuesday that while the threats from Iran in the Middle East remained high, deterrence measures taken by the Pentagon had "put on hold" the potential for attacks on Americans.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Jailed separatists and far-right make for rowdy start to Spanish parliament
Jailed Catalan separatists, far-right lawmakers, a record number of women and the biggest Socialist group in years held a rowdy opening session on Tuesday of a parliament that reflected Spain's divisions and diversity like no other in recent memory.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Egyptian security forces kill 12 suspected militants after bus bombing
Egyptian security forces have killed 12 suspected Islamist militants in Cairo, the Interior Ministry said on Monday, a day after an explosion targeting a tourist bus injured at least 12 people.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Spain's parliament leads Europe in gender-equality despite rise of far right
Spain's new parliament, sworn in on Tuesday, has the largest share of women in any European legislature, no small achievement for a country still reinventing itself four decades after the end of a right-wing, traditionalist dictatorship.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Suspicious financial activity at Vatican reaches six-year low: watchdog
Reports of suspicious financial activity in the Vatican reached a six-year low in 2018, an internal watchdog report showed on Tuesday, continuing a trend officials said showed reforms were fully embedded.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Canada sends delegation to China to press for release of citizens
Canada has sent a parliamentary delegation to China to press for the release of two Canadian citizens formally arrested for espionage last week, Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Tuesday.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

EU border guards start Albania migration watch
The European Union's Frontex border agency deployed on Tuesday for the first time outside the EU, setting up on Albania's border with Greece to help fight illegal migration and crime.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Soldiers held hostage, villagers killed: the untold story of Venezuelan aid violence
At dawn on February 22, as Venezuela's opposition was preparing to bring humanitarian aid into the country, a convoy of military vehicles drove into the indigenous village of Kumarakapay on its way to the Brazilian border.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Tunisian court temporarily releases U.N. official after two-month detention
A Tunisian appeal court on Tuesday temporarily released a United Nations official after two months in detention as part of an investigation by an anti-terrorism unit, an official spokesman said.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Potential for attacks on Americans in Middle East "put on hold": acting Pentagon chief
Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Tuesday that while the threat from Iran in the region remains high, the potential for attacks on Americans had been "put on hold."

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Armenia told to refrain from pressuring judges
Parliamentarians from the Council of Europe, the continent's chief human rights watchdog, warned Armenia on Tuesday to refrain from pressuring its judiciary.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Iran's Rouhani rejects talks with Washington
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani rejected talks with the United States on Tuesday, after President Donald Trump said Iran would call and ask for negotiations "if and when they are ever ready".

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

India's Modi shows confidence as opposition dismisses ominous exit polls
Political allies swathed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a victory garland on Tuesday, seeking to project confidence he would win a second straight term in a general election, but the opposition Congress party dismissed predictions it would lose.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

As D-Day landings fade from memory, a veteran grapples with violence of war
Leon Gautier landed on Sword Beach in a hail of enemy fire on June 6, 1944, one of the first wave of French commandos to storm the Normandy beachfront defended by Hitler's troops. Seventy-five years on, he still grapples with the memories.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Britain's May offers "new deal" to try to break Brexit deadlock
Prime Minister Theresa May will set out on Tuesday a "new deal" for Britain's departure from the European Union, her fourth attempt to break an impasse in parliament over Brexit that has plunged her government into crisis.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

U.S. must ensure access to safe abortions: U.N. rights office
The United Nations human rights office called on U.S. authorities on Tuesday to ensure that women have access to safe abortions, saying bans lead to risky underground abortions that can endanger a woman's life.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Austrian far right crashes out of government as president backs Kurz
The far-right Freedom Party (FPO) quit Austria's coalition government on Tuesday after the president sided with conservative chancellor Sebastian Kurz and sacked the hardline FPO interior minister.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Serbia introduces life sentences without parole for most serious crimes
The Serbian parliament on Tuesday adopted amendments to the criminal code which raise sentences for some serious crimes to life imprisonment.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Argentina's Cristina Fernandez slams graft trial as political 'smokescreen'
Argentina's populist ex-president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, due in court on Tuesday to face accusations of corruption, slammed the trial as a political "smokescreen" aimed at hurting her campaign for vice president in national elections this year.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

French woman sues Boeing seeking at least $276 million over Ethiopian crash
A French woman whose husband was killed in the March crash of a Boeing 737 MAX airliner in Ethiopia has filed a U.S. lawsuit against the planemaker seeking at least $276 million in damages, her lawyer said on Tuesday.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Factbox: What would a UK Labour Party government nationalize, and how?
Britain's opposition Labour Party wants to nationalize energy and water infrastructure if it can oust Prime Minister Theresa May's ruling Conservatives from power, reversing decades of pro-privatization public policy.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Iran's president says Trump has stepped back from threats against Tehran
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called the U.S. administration "novice politicians with naive ideas", saying President Donald Trump had stepped back from his threats against Tehran after military aides advised him against a war with the Islamic Republic.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Iraq sending teams to Tehran, Washington to calm tensions: prime minister
Iraq will send delegations to Washington and Tehran to help "halt tension" amid fears of a confrontation between the United States and Iran in the Middle East, Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said on Tuesday.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Portugal arrests 17 Hells Angels biker gang members in raids across country
Portuguese police arrested 17 members of the Hells Angels motorcycle club on Tuesday on suspicion of organized crime activity, authorities said.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Yemen's Houthis step up drone attacks on Saudi Arabia
Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis have stepped up missile and drone attacks on Saudi Arabia this week in a resurgence of tactics that had largely subsided since late last year amid United Nations-led peace efforts.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Unknown attackers throw red paint at Greece's parliament
Vandals on Tuesday hurled red paint at Greece's parliament, one of the most heavily guarded buildings in central Athens, before dispersing into nearby streets.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

UK PM May to set out details of Brexit deal offer at 1500 GMT: spokesman
British Prime Minister Theresa May will make a speech at 1500 GMT on Tuesday to set out the details of Brexit legislation she plans to put before parliament next month, her spokesman said.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

UK Labour lawmakers unlikely to back May's Brexit deal: McDonnell
Lawmakers from Britain's opposition Labour Party are unlikely to be persuaded to back Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal when she puts it to a vote in parliament next month, the party's finance chief John McDonnell said on Tuesday.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Treat fleeing Venezuelans as refugees, U.N. urges world
Venezuelans fleeing political and economic crisis at home deserve protection as refugees, the United Nations said on Tuesday, urging other states not to deport them.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Sudan protest group makes strike call with talks deadlocked
Sudan's main protest group called on Tuesday for a general strike, saying two late-night negotiation sessions with the army had failed to reach a deal on how to lead the country after the overthrow of former president Omar al-Bashir.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Iran's reach puts U.S. forces, allies in striking range
Threats of conflict between the United States and Iran have highlighted the places and ways their forces, proxies or allies could clash.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Politician, family members among 11 killed in India ambush
Eleven people, including a lawmaker and four of his family, were killed in an ambush by tribal separatists in the eastern Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh, a senior police official said on Tuesday.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

UK's Hammond warns of hit to economy from a no-deal Brexit
British finance minister Philip Hammond said a no-deal Brexit would leave the country poorer, repeating his warnings to potential successors of Prime Minister Theresa May, some of whom have advocated an abrupt departure from the European Union.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Austria's Kurz wrangles with far right and risk of parliamentary axe
Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz sought on Tuesday to oust the far-right interior minister who he says is compromised by the scandal that wrecked their coalition, while trying to avoid a chain reaction in which lawmakers could sack him too.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Jailed separatists, women in numbers and far-right bloc color Spain's rainbow chamber
Four jailed Catalan separatists, 24 far-right lawmakers, a record number of women and the biggest Socialist group in years on Tuesday inaugurated a parliament that reflects Spain's divisions and diversity like no other in recent memory.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Fleeing into the fields, a family runs from Idlib attacks
Ali al-Ahmed and his family fled on foot through the fields when the bombs began raining down on their house in northwestern Syria, escaping a major offensive by the Syrian army and its Russian allies.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Argentina's Cristina Fernandez faces graft trial after election race drama
Argentina's populist former leader Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, fresh from shaking up the country's national election race with a vice presidential bid, will be at the center of more drama on Tuesday as a corruption trial against her gets under way.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Hundreds protest as Indonesia confirms president's re-election
Indonesian President Joko Widodo comfortably won re-election in last month's poll, an official count showed on Tuesday, throwing the spotlight on his opponent who refused to concede as his supporters gathered in the capital in protest at the result.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

In an Indian village, Muslims talk of leaving as divide with Hindus widens
Muslims in Nayabans, an unremarkable village in northern India, say they remember a time when their children played with Hindu youths, and people from either faith chatted when the frequented each other's shops and went to festivals together.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Ukraine parliament election may happen on July 21: presidential adviser
Ukraine may hold a snap parliamentary election on July 21, an adviser to new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Tuesday after Zelenskiy held consultations with lawmakers.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Polish towns go 'LGBT free' ahead of bitter European election campaign
Teresa Drzewiecka grew up during World War Two, when German and Soviet troops battled for control of her town of Swidnik in eastern Poland.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Rouhani rejects talks, says Iran faces U.S. "economic war"
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani rejected any talks with the United States and called on Tuesday for the government to be given more power to run the sanctions-hit economy in an "economic war".

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

What would a UK Labour Party government nationalize, and how?
Britain's opposition Labour Party wants to nationalize energy and water infrastructure if it can oust Prime Minister Theresa May's ruling Conservatives from power, reversing decades of pro-privatization public policy.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Austria's Kurz wrangles with far right and risk of confidence vote
Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz sought on Tuesday to oust the far-right interior minister who he says is compromised by the scandal that wrecked their coalition, while trying to avoid a chain reaction in which lawmakers could sack him too.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Venezuelans fleeing crisis deserve refugee status: U.N.
Venezuelans fleeing the worsening crisis in their country deserve protection as refugees, the United Nations refugee agency said in updated guidance issued on Tuesday.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Brexit shifts politics in Ireland as parties look north
When Britain voted to leave the European Union, few voters outside Northern Ireland thought about what it would mean for the British province.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Water supplies restored to besieged Libyan capital
Water supplies to the 2.5 million residents of Tripoli were restored two days after they were cut off by gunmen, officials said on Tuesday, allowing the besieged capital to escape shortages that could have caused a humanitarian crisis.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

In tearful ceremony, Sri Lanka Catholics mark one month since bombings
Weeping Sri Lankan Catholics lit candles and prayed in a memorial service outside a bombed church on Tuesday, one month after Easter bombings by Islamist militants killed more than 250 people.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Hundreds protest as Indonesia president's re-election confirmed
Indonesian President Joko Widodo comfortably won re-election in last month's poll, an official count showed on Tuesday, throwing the spotlight on his opponent who refused to concede as his supporters gathered in the capital in protest at the result.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

India's Congress urges workers to ignore ominous exit polls, be vigilant
India's main opposition Congress party has told its workers not to lose heart and to remain vigilant at vote-count centers after exit polls predicted a clear election victory for Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Man charged with throwing a milkshake at Brexit Party's Farage
A man has been charged with common assault and criminal damage after a milkshake was thrown over Nigel Farage, the leader of Britain's Brexit Party, police said on Tuesday.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Explainer: How a dispute over Indonesia's election is likely to unfold
Indonesian President Joko Widodo comfortably won last month's presidential poll, an official count showed, but the refusal of his opponent Prabowo Subianto to concede defeat has triggered the prospect of both a legal challenge and street protests.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

New Zealand MP gets security cover after threats over hate speech debate
A New Zealand lawmaker was given a security escort on Tuesday after threats against her by white supremacists opposed to her views on hate speech, a rare precaution in a country where politicians mingle freely with the public.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Austria's FPO would back no confidence vote in chancellor: media
Austria's far-right Freedom Party (FPO) would support a vote of no confidence in conservative Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, online news outlet Oe24 reported on Tuesday, as opposition parties prepare such a vote.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Australia PM struggles to meet tax relief election pledge, central bank urges stimulus
Australia's re-elected coalition said on Tuesday it would struggle to deliver tax breaks for tens of millions of voters by July 1, a cornerstone of it's election campaign, as the central bank called for stimulus to aid a slowing economy.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Police file New Zealand's first terrorism charge over mosque shootings
New Zealand police have charged the man accused of murder in shootings at two Christchurch mosques in March with engaging in a terrorist act, the first time such a charge had been brought in the country's history, they said on Tuesday.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Don't play that song for me: anthem plan highlights German divisions
Thirty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, Bodo Ramelow, premier of the eastern state of Thuringia, thinks it might be time for a new national anthem for a reunited Germany.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Nepali scales Everest record 24 times: with one more to go
A Nepali sherpa reached the summit of Mount Everest a record 24th time on Tuesday, an official said, his second ascent in just a week, and he has set his sights on one more climb before he retires.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Indonesian president says he will lead all after confirmation of election win
Indonesian President Joko Widodo promised on Tuesday that he would be a leader for all of his country's people after official results from an April 17 election confirmed he had won a second five-year term in office.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Indonesia presidential challenger says does not accept election result
Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto said on Tuesday he did not accept official election results giving President Joko Widodo a second term because he believed there had been cheating in the poll.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

In hometown, Macron battles disillusion and apathy ahead of EU election
In Emmanuel Macron's hometown of Amiens, it's hard to find enthusiasm for either the French president or the European Union, less than a week before European parliament elections.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Malawians vote in tough election for President Mutharika
Malawians headed to polling stations on Tuesday for presidential and legislative elections seen as a tough test for President Peter Mutharika, who is facing challenges from the deputy president and a former pastor who heads the opposition.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Hong Kong leader presses on with extradition bill undeterred by critics
Hong Kong's leader said on Tuesday that her administration was determined to push through an extradition bill that could see individuals sent back to mainland China for trial, despite mounting opposition locally and internationally.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Man accused of murder in NZ shootings also charged with terrorist act
New Zealand police have charged the man accused of murder in shootings at two Christchurch mosques in March with engaging in a terrorist act, they said on Tuesday.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Indonesia opposition plans legal challenge after president's re-election confirmed
Indonesian President Joko Widodo comfortably won re-election in last month's poll, an official count showed on Tuesday, throwing the spotlight on his opponent Prabowo Subianto who has refused to concede defeat after claiming widespread cheating.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Singapore and Malaysia suspend intercity rail project
Singapore and Malaysia have agreed to suspend the construction of a billion dollar train project linking the city-state to the southern Malaysian state of Johor, their transport ministers said on Tuesday.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo to challenge poll result in Constitutional Court
Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto is to challenge the official election result in the Constitutional Court, campaign team official Sufmi Dasco said on Tuesday.

Reuters World News
May 21, 2019

Australian PM scrambles to meet major election pledge - tax relief for millions
Australia's conservative coalition is scrambling to deliver on a major election campaign pledge only days after being re-elected, immediate tax breaks for tens of millions of voters which could bolster the country's slowing economy.

Reuters World News
May 20, 2019

New Zealand investigators re-enter disaster-stricken mine after eight years
Mining experts on Tuesday re-entered a coal mine shuttered for more than eight years after one of New Zealand's worst industrial disasters killed 29 men, the government said, looking to investigate the cause and retrieve the remains of victims.

Reuters World News
May 20, 2019

Yemen's Houthi drone targeted civilian facility: Saudi coalition
Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement targeted an arms depot at Najran airport in Saudi Arabia which caused a fire to break out in the facility, the group's Al Masirah TV said on Tuesday.

Reuters World News
May 20, 2019

Yemen's Houthi's drone targeted civilian facility: Saudi coalition
Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement tried to target a civilian facility in Saudi Arabia's province of Najran with a drone carrying explosives, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) quoted the Saudi-led military coalition as saying early on Tuesday.

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