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EU sets April 12 Brexit date if Britain fails to back deal

Reuters World News - 33 min 26 sec ago
Britain could leave the European Union without a Brexit deal on April 12 if lawmakers fail next week to back Prime Minister Theresa May's agreement with Brussels, EU leaders said after a crisis summit in Brussels on Thursday.
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End the Brexit ambiguity, Macron tells Britain

Reuters World News - 33 min 50 sec ago
The European Union has made clear its options for delaying Brexit and now it is time for Britain to lift all ambiguities surrounding its position, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday.
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UK PM May welcomes Brexit delay, says parliament now has clear choice

Reuters World News - 38 min 43 sec ago
Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday welcomed the European Union's decision to delay Brexit, saying that lawmakers in the British parliament now had clear choices about what to do next.
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German minister urges sanctions on EU members flouting principles

Reuters World News - 39 min 12 sec ago
German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Thursday the European Union should cut funding and impose sanctions on members which pass laws that contravene core EU principles such having an independent judiciary and freedom of the press.
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China regions see birthrates decline in 2018: China Daily

Reuters World News - 41 min 11 sec ago
Several Chinese regions, including the capital Beijing, saw birthrates decline again in 2018, the official China Daily reported, after a 2016 move to relax family planning controls failed to encourage couples to have more children.
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U.S. warns of 'consequences' after Venezuela detains Guaido top aide

Reuters World News - 47 min 51 sec ago
The United States on Thursday warned of "consequences" against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's security services if they continue with a crackdown against opposition leader Juan Guaido and his aides.
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Exclusive: U.S. threatens to derail meeting of Latam lender if China bars Venezuela

Reuters World News - 56 min 45 sec ago
The United States on Thursday threatened to pull out of the annual meeting of the Inter-American Development Bank in China next week if Beijing refuses to allow a representative of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido to attend.
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Anti-Bouteflika protests shake Algeria's business community

Reuters World News - 1 hour 3 min ago
One of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's few remaining allies in the face of mass protests, tycoon Ali Haddad, is facing pressure to quit as head of Algeria's main business association, a move that would further weaken the embattled head of state.
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EU's Tusk says all Brexit options still open until April 12

Reuters World News - 1 hour 15 min ago
European Council President Donald Tusk said on Thursday all Brexit options were still open for Britain until April 12 after a summit of EU leaders agreed on Prime Minister Theresa May's request to delay the leave date from March 29.
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New Zealand marks one week since mosque attack with prayers, headscarves

Reuters World News - 1 hour 26 min ago
New Zealanders on Friday marked one week since a mass shooting killed 50 Muslim worshippers in the South Island city of Christchurch, holding nationwide prayers and wearing headscarves to show their support for the devastated community.
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Brazil markets end volatile session in the red after ex-president's arrest

Reuters World News - 1 hour 46 min ago
Brazilian financial markets fell in highly volatile trading on Thursday as investors feared former President Michel Temer's arrest on graft charges could slow proposed pension reform seen as critical to injecting life into a tepid economic recovery.
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China urges U.S. to block Taiwan leader's Hawaii stopover

Reuters World News - 1 hour 51 min ago
China urged the United States on Thursday not to allow Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen to stop over in Hawaii next week when she makes a tour of the island's diplomatic allies in the Pacific, adding another irritant to Beijing-Washington ties.
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Boeing slows 737 factory work for three days after recent delays

Reuters World News - 2 hours 7 min ago
Boeing Co said on Thursday that production lines will not "pulse" or move airframes forward for three days next week at its 737 factory to allow workers to catch up on work that was previously delayed.
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U.S. sanctions Congo election officials, says they obstructed vote

Reuters World News - 2 hours 39 min ago
The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on three senior officials from Democratic Republic of Congo’s electoral commission, accusing them of corruption and obstructing December’s presidential election.
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Explainer: What is the significance of the Golan Heights

Reuters World News - 2 hours 43 min ago
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that the United States should back Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights, seized from Syria in 1967.
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Venezuelan government accuses detained Guaido aide of planning attacks

Reuters World News - 2 hours 44 min ago
Venezuela's interior minister said on Thursday that authorities had arrested opposition leader Juan Guaido's chief of staff for his involvement in an alleged "terrorist cell" that was planning attacks against high-level political figures.
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Algeria ruling party leader says Bouteflika's decisions valued

Reuters World News - 2 hours 50 min ago
Algeria's ruling National Liberation Front party (FLN) values the decisions of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, Ennahar Tv cited party leader Moad Bouchareb as saying on Thursday.
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New Zealand marks one week since mosque attack with prayers, scarves

Reuters World News - 3 hours 6 min ago
New Zealanders prepared for nationwide prayers on Friday to mark one week since a mass shooting at two mosques in Christchurch killed 50 worshippers.
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Brazil's ex-President Temer jailed, accused of heading 'criminal organization'

Reuters World News - 3 hours 13 min ago
Brazil's former President Michel Temer was arrested on Thursday in "Operation Radioactivity," a probe of alleged graft in the construction of a nuclear power plant, threatening to delay debate over the government's ambitious fiscal reforms.
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Chilean ex-military trio sentenced to prison for Pinochet-era murder

Reuters World News - 3 hours 59 min ago
A Chilean court sentenced three retired military members to 10 years in prison on Thursday for the murder of a photographer and the attempted murder of a psychologist during the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet.
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