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Lebanon's Hariri holds talks with Egypt President Sisi in Cairo

Reuters World News - 8 hours 9 min ago
CAIRO (Reuters) - Lebanon's Saad al-Hariri, who resigned as prime minister on Nov. 4, met Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi for talks in a brief Cairo stopover before a planned return to Lebanon, Egypt state media said on Tuesday.
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U.S. sanctions one person, 13 entities under North Korea sanctions authority

Reuters World News - 8 hours 40 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Tuesday imposed sanctions on a Chinese person, 13 entities including four Chinese trading companies, and 20 vessels to pressure North Korea over its nuclear weapons and missiles programs.
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Russian lawmaker Kerimov detained by French police in tax evasion case

Reuters World News - 8 hours 44 min ago
NICE, France (Reuters) - Russian businessman and lawmaker Suleiman Kerimov was arrested by French police at Nice airport on Monday evening in connection with a tax evasion case, an official at the French prosecutor's office said on Tuesday.
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Robert Mugabe resigns as Zimbabwe's president after 37 years

AP World News - 8 hours 44 min ago
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe resigned on Tuesday, succumbing to a week of overwhelming pressure from the military that put him under house arrest, lawmakers from the ruling party and opposition who started impeachment proceedings and a population that surged into the streets to say 37 years in power was enough. 2017-11-21T07:22:00-05:00 2017-11-21T12:22:05-05:00
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The Latest: Zimbabwe army warns against settling old scores

AP World News - 8 hours 44 min ago
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Latest on Zimbabwe's political turmoil (all times local): 2017-11-21T08:46:00-05:00 2017-11-21T13:46:41-05:00
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US attacks militants in Somalia and Libya

AP World News - 8 hours 44 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Reflecting stepped-up targeting of extremists in Africa, the U.S. military said airstrikes killed more than 100 militants in Somalia on Tuesday and hit Islamic State fighters in Libya days earlier. 2017-11-21T08:39:00-05:00 2017-11-21T13:39:14-05:00
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US readies new sanctions against North Korea, individuals

AP World News - 8 hours 44 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration readied new sanctions Tuesday on North Korea, a day after declaring it a state sponsor of terrorism in a move to put additional pressure on Pyongyang's nuclear program. 2017-11-21T06:56:00-05:00 2017-11-21T11:56:42-05:00
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U.S. says air strike kills over 100 militants in Somalia

Reuters World News - 9 hours 9 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military said it killed more than 100 Islamist militants in Somalia on Tuesday when it launched an air strike against al Shabaab, an al Qaeda-linked insurgent group that wants to topple the U.N.-backed government.
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Russian businessman Kerimov detained by French police in Nice: prosecutor's office

Reuters World News - 9 hours 24 min ago
PARIS (Reuters) - Senior Russian lawmaker and businessman Suleiman Kerimov was arrested by French police at Nice airport on Monday night in connection with a tax evasion case, an official at a French prosecutor's office said on Tuesday.
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France's Macron tells Iran, Israel leaders of need to preserve Lebanon's stability

Reuters World News - 9 hours 33 min ago
PARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron told the leaders of Iran and Israel in separate telephone calls that it was vital to keep Lebanon disassociated from regional crisis and urged all countries in the region to work collectively to reduce tensions.
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State Dept revolt: Tillerson accused of violating U.S. law on child soldiers

Reuters World News - 9 hours 46 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A group of about a dozen U.S. State Department officials have taken the unusual step of formally accusing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson of violating a federal law designed to stop foreign militaries from enlisting child soldiers, according to internal government documents reviewed by Reuters.
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Russia moves to shelter banks funding arms makers from sanctions

Reuters World News - 10 hours 8 min ago
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia has proposed ending the publication of the names of banks which finance Russian state-controlled arms producers, in a possible sign that Moscow is preparing for new U.S. sanctions.
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Trump and Putin speak for an hour about Syria, Ukraine, North Korea

Reuters World News - 10 hours 22 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke on the phone for about an hour on Tuesday and covered topics including Syria, Ukraine, Iran, North Korea and Afghanistan, a White House official said.
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The Latest: Britain says Mugabe exit forges 'new path'

AP World News - 10 hours 44 min ago
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Latest on Zimbabwe's political turmoil (all times local): 2017-11-21T06:40:00-05:00 2017-11-21T11:40:21-05:00
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Robert Mugabe resigns as Zimbabwe's president after 37 years

AP World News - 10 hours 44 min ago
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe resigned as president with immediate effect Tuesday after 37 years in power, shortly after parliament began impeachment proceedings against him. 2017-11-21T06:34:00-05:00 2017-11-21T11:34:49-05:00
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Iraq to resume payments of Gulf War reparations to Kuwait: U.N.

Reuters World News - 11 hours 4 min ago
GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations said on Tuesday it had accepted a proposal from Iraq to pay 0.5 percent of its 2018 oil proceeds toward compensation for $4.6 billion owed to Kuwait for destruction of its oil facilities during the 1990-91 Gulf War occupation.
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Zimbabwe's Mugabe resigns, ending four decades of rule

Reuters World News - 11 hours 22 min ago
HARARE (Reuters) - Robert Mugabe resigned as Zimbabwe's president on Tuesday a week after the army and his former political allies moved against him, ending four decades of rule by a man who turned from independence hero to archetypal African strongman.
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Iraq to declare final victory over Islamic State after desert campaign

Reuters World News - 11 hours 39 min ago
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Tuesday Islamic State had been defeated from a military perspective but he would only declare final victory after IS militants were routed in the desert.
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Britain to detail Brexit bill when EU agrees to move talks forward

Reuters World News - 11 hours 40 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May will only detail how big a divorce settlement Britain is willing to pay the EU when the bloc gives a commitment to moving talks forward, a plan rubber-stamped by even her most pro-Brexit ministers.
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Macron scores diplomatic coup on Lebanon but balancing act under test

Reuters World News - 11 hours 57 min ago
PARIS (Reuters) - President Emmanuel Macron's initiative in bringing Lebanon's Saad al-Hariri to Paris puts France at the center of a power struggle between Sunni Saudi Arabia and Shi'ite Iran and will test a policy of neutrality that critics doubt can be sustained.
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