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Poland's nationalists win majority in parliament again, eye court reforms

Reuters World News - 1 hour 37 min ago
Poland's nationalist Law and Justice (PiS) party secured a second term in power in Sunday's parliamentary election, partial results showed on Monday, but fell short of the landslide victory it needs to overhaul the constitution.
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Poland's PiS wins general election: results from 91% of constituencies

Reuters World News - 1 hour 37 min ago
Poland's ruling nationalist Law and Justice (PiS) party won Sunday's parliamentary election with 44.6% of votes, according to official results from 91% of constituencies published by the electoral committee on Monday.
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French national killed in Tunisia knife attack-Interior Ministry

Reuters World News - 1 hour 38 min ago
An attacker killed a French citizen and wounded a soldier with a knife in northern Tunisia on Monday, state media quoted the Interior Ministry as saying.
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Saied supporters hail revival of Tunisia's 2011 revolution after poll

Reuters World News - 1 hour 38 min ago
Supporters of retired law professor Kais Saied celebrated into Monday morning after exit polls indicated he won Tunisia's presidential election, a victory they hailed as a revival of the 2011 revolution that brought democracy.
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Trump: Kurdish-led forces may intentionally be releasing Islamic State militants

Reuters World News - 1 hour 39 min ago
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that Kurdish-led forces in northeast Syria may be releasing captive Islamic State militants to lure U.S. troops back to the area, adding that they could be easily recaptured.
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Queen Elizabeth sets out PM Johnson's October 31 Brexit priority

Reuters World News - 1 hour 41 min ago
Queen Elizabeth set out Prime Minister Boris Johnson's agenda for his government on Monday, including an Oct. 31 Brexit, a new deal with the European Union, and a host of domestic policies designed to win over voters ahead of an expected election.
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Spain jails Catalan separatist leaders over failed independence bid

Reuters World News - 1 hour 41 min ago
Spain's Supreme Court on Monday sentenced nine separatist leaders from Catalonia to between nine and 13 years in prison for sedition over their role in a failed independence bid, triggering protests across the region.
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Brexit hangs in the balance as EU doubts a deal this week

Reuters World News - 1 hour 43 min ago
A deal to smooth Britain's departure from the European Union hung in the balance on Monday after diplomats indicated the bloc wanted more concessions from Prime Minister Boris Johnson and said a full agreement was unlikely this week.
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Factbox: UK government sets out priorities in Queen's speech

Reuters World News - 1 hour 43 min ago
Britain's government set out its agenda in a Queen's Speech on Monday, reaffirming its commitment to leaving the European Union on Oct. 31 and boosting spending on police, education and health before a widely expected election.
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Unveiling UK government plan, Queen Elizabeth says priority is to exit EU on October 31

Reuters World News - 1 hour 45 min ago
The priority of Britain's government is to leave the European Union on Oct. 31, Queen Elizabeth said on Monday, setting out Prime Minister Boris Johnson's program for a country deeply divided over Brexit.
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EU seeks Italian support for Turkey arms embargo

Reuters World News - 2 hours 4 min ago
Spain, Austria and Belgium joined Germany and France on Monday in backing an arms embargo on Turkey over its Syrian offensive but top exporter Italy had yet to declare its position, leaving an-EU wide ban in doubt.
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Russia-backed Syrian forces enter Kurdish-held region amid U.S. retreat

Reuters World News - 2 hours 4 min ago
Russia-backed Syrian forces wasted no time in taking advantage of an abrupt U.S. retreat from Syria on Monday, deploying deep inside Kurdish-held territory south of the Turkish frontier less than 24 hours after Washington announced a full withdrawal.
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Exclusive: Ukraine sees hope for 'last chance' peace summit in mid-November

Reuters World News - 2 hours 9 min ago
The leaders of Ukraine, Russia, France and Germany could hold a summit in Paris in mid-November if Kiev and pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine can maintain a ceasefire, Ukraine's foreign minister said on Monday, warning of a "last chance" for Moscow.
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India partially restores mobile phone lines in Kashmir

Reuters World News - 2 hours 11 min ago
India restored some mobile phone services in contested Kashmir on Monday, two months after imposing a communications clampdown on the Himalayan region.
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Convicted Catalan separatists must comply with sentences: acting PM

Reuters World News - 2 hours 13 min ago
Twelve leaders of a separatist movement in the Spanish region of Catalonia must comply with sentences handed to them for their roles in a failed bid for independence in 2017, acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Monday.
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Erdogan signals Turkish operation to Syria's Manbij

Reuters World News - 2 hours 14 min ago
President Tayyip Erdogan signaled on Monday that Turkey aims to drive Kurdish-led fighters from the northern Syrian town of Manbij, after Syrian Kurdish officials struck a deal with the Syrian government to confront Ankara's offensive.
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Pioneers in fight against poverty win 2019 Nobel economics prize

Reuters World News - 2 hours 18 min ago
Economists Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer won the 2019 Nobel Economics Prize for their work in fighting global poverty, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said on Monday.
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Spain jails leaders of Catalan secession bid for sedition

Reuters World News - 3 hours 45 min ago
Spain's Supreme Court on Monday sentenced nine separatist leaders from Catalonia to between nine and 13 years in prison for sedition over their role in a failed bid for independence in October 2017.
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Reaction to Spain's sentencing of Catalan separatist leaders

Reuters World News - 3 hours 45 min ago
Spain's Supreme Court on Monday sentenced nine Catalan separatist leaders to between nine and 13 years in prison for sedition over their role in the region's failed bid for independence in 2017.
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Ex-member of South Korean girl band who spoke out on cyber bullying found dead

Reuters World News - 3 hours 57 min ago
A former member of top South Korean girl group f(x), who had spoken out against cyber bullying, was found dead on Monday, police said.
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