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Nigeria's Buhari promises 2019 elections will be fair after regional vote criticized

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 09:31
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari sought to reassure voters that next year's elections would be free and fair on Monday after the opposition and international observers raised concerns over the way a gubernatorial vote was conducted last week.
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Palestinians strike in support of Israel's Arab minority

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 09:30
Palestinians across the occupied West Bank, Gaza and East Jerusalem held a general strike on Monday in support of an Israeli-Arab protest against Israel's new Nation State Law.
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Russia calls on South Korea to release vessel held at Busan port

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 09:26
Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs summoned South Korea's ambassador in Moscow on Monday and demanded that Seoul allow a Russian vessel to leave South Korea's port of Busan, the ministry said.
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Three die after Somalia car bomb strikes EU convoy: police

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 09:23
Three people were killed in a suicide car bombing by Islamist group al Shabaab which hit a European Union armored convoy in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Monday, police and an emergency service worker said.
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Lebanon says Israel is seeking to 'justify another aggression'

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 09:03
Lebanon's Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil said on Monday that Israel was seeking to "justify another aggression" with false allegations of missile sites belonging to Iran-backed Hezbollah.
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PM May will struggle to get deal through parliament: former minister

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 08:51
Justine Greening, a former minister in Theresa May's government, said on Monday Britain's parliament was unlikely to pass a Brexit deal based on the prime minister's plans or one based on a Canada-style free trade deal.
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Hungary's top news portal closes briefly to highlight media freedom concerns

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 08:48
The largest source of independent news in Hungary briefly took down the front page of its online portal on Monday to sound the alarm over what it sees as its declining editorial freedom and to secure funding from readers to help protect its independence.
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Desperate Indonesians flee quake zone, with scale of disaster unclear

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 08:37
Indonesia scrambled on Monday to get help into quake-hit Sulawesi island as survivors streamed away from their ruined homes and accounts of devastation filtered out of remote areas, including the death of 34 children at a Christian camp.
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'Don't bully us', Britain takes new combative tone to Brexit talks

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 08:30
Britain cannot be bullied, Brexit minister Dominic Raab said on Monday, sharpening the government's criticism of the European Union for taunting Prime Minister Theresa May and souring difficult Brexit talks.
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Santander says Brexit uncertainty may have 'significant' impact on results

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 08:30
Britain's exit from the European Union will likely trigger a period of high uncertainty that may significantly impact Banco Santander's business, the Spanish lender said in a filing to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
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Greece says opportunity to resolve Macedonia name issue must not be wasted

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 08:21
The Greek government said on Monday the opportunity to solve a dispute over the name of Macedonia must not be wasted, a day after a referendum showed backing for a deal on the issue but failed to achieve the required turnout.
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Scientists behind game-changing cancer immunotherapies win Nobel medicine prize

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 08:17
American James Allison and Japanese Tasuku Honjo won the 2018 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine on Monday for game-changing discoveries about how to harness and manipulate the immune system to fight cancer.
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Turkey's Erdogan says United States has taken wrong path

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 08:09
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday the United States had taken the wrong path by threatening and using blackmail instead of dialogue, and said that it was impossible for any country to trust it.
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Turkey's Erdogan says to secure east of Euphrates in Syria

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 08:09
Turkey aims to secure control of the region of northern Syria east of the Euphrates river, removing the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia from the area, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday.
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Ukraine needs Azov Sea base to counter new Russian threat: military chief

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 08:02
Ukraine will build a military base on the Azov Sea and has sent more forces to the area to counter a worsening Russian threat, Ukraine's armed forces head told Reuters, referring to an arm of the Black Sea that is a flashpoint of tensions with Moscow.
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Hague court hears Ivory Coast ex-president Gbagbo's plea for dismissal

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 07:52
Judges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Monday heard a plea from former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo to have his case for alleged crimes against humanity dismissed early due to lack of evidence.
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Chaotic scenes in quake-hit Indonesia as bodies lie unclaimed

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 07:46
Police guarded banks in the Indonesian city of Palu on Monday as residents scrambled to flee and dozens of bodies lay unclaimed in a hospital three days after a major earthquake and tsunami.
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Germany uncovers terrorist group which attacked foreigners in Chemnitz

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 07:42
German police detained six men on Monday suspected of forming a far-right militant organization which assaulted foreigners in the eastern city of Chemnitz and planned attacks on politicians and civil servants, the GBA federal prosecutor's office said.
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We must prove EU wrong about the UK's Brexit plans: Hammond

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 07:31
British finance minister Philip Hammond said on Monday the government would prove the European Union was wrong to dismiss Britain's plans for Brexit as unworkable.
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Russia summons South Korean ambassador over vessel held at port

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 07:30
Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs summoned South Korea's ambassador in Moscow on Monday and demanded that Seoul allow a Russian vessel to leave South Korea's port of Busan, the ministry said in a statement.
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