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Protester's funeral new flashpoint in Sudan's spreading unrest

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 16:59
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.
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Singapore to buy a few F-35 jets, eyes fleet replacement

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 16:54
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.
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Trump, North Korea's Kim to hold second summit in late February

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 16:51
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.
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In Davos, Brazil's Bolsonaro to tout reforms, trade liberalization

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 16:17
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.
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Germany urges Russia, Ukraine to de-escalate conflict

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 16:13
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.
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Burkina Faso cabinet resigns: TV statement

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 15:40
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.
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Trump to hold new summit with North Korea's Kim soon: White House

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 15:29
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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White House says U.S. making progress with North Korea, sanctions to stay

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 15:12
The United States continues to make progress in its denuclearization talks with North Korea, but will keep sanctions on the Asian nation, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders told reporters after U.S. President Donald Trump met with a North Korean envoy on Friday.
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Spanish rescuers to drill for boy trapped in well

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 14:39
Trucks brought drilling equipment and giant pipes on Friday evening for rescue workers to dig a tunnel towards a two-year-old boy trapped in a deep well in southern Spain since Sunday.
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Trump and North Korea's Kim to meet again at the end of February: White House

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 14:36
President Donald Trump will meet with North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un at the end of February at a place to be announced later, the White House said on Friday.
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New caravan of Central American migrants crosses into Mexico

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 14:08
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.
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Colombia blames ELN for car bomb, making renewed peace talks unlikely

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 13:41
Colombia's ELN rebel group was responsible for the car bomb attack against a police academy that killed at least 21 and injured dozens, the government said on Friday, making it unlikely peace talks with the insurgent group can soon restart.
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Europe's patience with Iran wears thin, tiptoes toward Trump

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 13:37
In Tehran on Jan. 8 during a meeting with European envoys, Iranian officials abruptly stood up, walked out and slammed the door in an extraordinary break with protocol.
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UK's Prince Philip, 97, has hospital check-up after road crash

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 13:32
Queen Elizabeth's 97-year-old husband Prince Philip has "no injuries of concern" Buckingham Palace said on Friday, after he visited hospital for a precautionary check up following a car crash the day before.
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Germany says both Russia, Ukraine must work to de-escalate conflicts

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 13:30
German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas on Friday urged both Russia and Ukraine to do their part to de-escalate conflicts in eastern Ukraine and in the Sea of Azov, where Russia seized three Ukrainian navy vessels and their crew in November.
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Top North Korea envoy meets Trump at White House for nuclear talks

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 13:18
A top North Korean nuclear envoy met President Donald Trump at the White House after holding talks with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday in a diplomatic flurry aimed at laying the groundwork for a second U.S.-North Korea summit.
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Thousands walk with coffin of murdered Polish mayor

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 12:59
Carrying flags and candles in cold streets, thousands of Poles walked on Friday beside the coffin of Gdansk's former mayor Pawel Adamowicz who was stabbed on stage at a charity event.
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U.N. chief says 'high time' for U.S.- North Korea talks

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 12:57
United Nations chief Antonio Guterres on Friday pressed for denuclearization negotiations between the United States and North Korea to start again seriously, as President Donald Trump met with a North Korean envoy at the White House.
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UK's Prince Philip, 97, has hospital check-up after road crash

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 12:52
The husband of Britain's Queen Elizabeth, Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, 97, visited hospital for a precautionary check-up on Friday after being involved in a car crash the previous day, Buckingham Palace said.
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How Kabila's election strategy unraveled in Congo

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 12:51
In Kinshasa's lush Botanical Garden, the scene was set to celebrate the election of the man Joseph Kabila had chosen to replace him as president of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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