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Top German lawmaker in security row with Turkey at Munich meeting

Reuters World News - 12 hours 9 min ago
BERLIN/MUNICH (Reuters) - A row broke out on Sunday between a leading German politician of Turkish origin and Turkey's delegation at the Munich Security Conference, with the lawmaker being given police protection after what he said was a tense encounter with Turkish bodyguards.
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Netanyahu says Israel could act against Iran's 'empire'

Reuters World News - 12 hours 57 min ago
MUNICH (Reuters) - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that Israel would act against Iran, not just its allies in the Middle East, if needed, reiterating his country's position that Tehran was the world's greatest threat.
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Poland PM's comments on 'Jewish perpetrators' not Holocaust denial: government statement

Reuters World News - 12 hours 58 min ago
WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland's government said Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki's comments saying Jews were perpetrators in World War Two as well as Poles and others, which were condemned by Israel, were not intended to deny the Holocaust.
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Saudi Arabia welcomes push for U.N. action against Iran on missiles

Reuters World News - 13 hours ago
MUNICH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia on Sunday welcomed a draft United Nations resolution offered by Britain, the United States and France that would condemn Iran for failing to stop its ballistic missiles from falling into the hands of Yemen’s Houthi group.
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Commercial plane crashes in southern Iran, killing 66 people

AP World News - 14 hours 2 min ago
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian commercial plane crashed on Sunday in a foggy, mountainous region of southern Iran, killing all 66 people on board, state media reported. 2018-02-18T01:30:00-05:00 2018-02-18T06:30:55-05:00
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Second Afghan governor defies President Ghani

Reuters World News - 14 hours 3 min ago
MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Afghanistan (Reuters) - A second Afghan provincial governor defied an attempt by President Ashraf Ghani to remove him on Sunday, deepening a political crisis that has underlined the weakness of the Western-backed government in Kabul.
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All 66 passengers, crew feared dead in Iranian plane crash

Reuters World News - 14 hours 17 min ago
DUBAI (Reuters) - All 66 passengers and crew were believed to have been killed in a plane crash in central Iran on Sunday, an airline spokesman said, after the domestic flight came down in bad weather in a mountainous region.
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Commercial plane crashes in southern Iran, killing 66 people

AP World News - 15 hours 2 min ago
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian commercial plane crashed on Sunday in a foggy, mountainous region of southern Iran, killing all 66 people on board, state media reported. 2018-02-18T00:56:00-05:00 2018-02-18T05:56:03-05:00
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Iraqi victories remain fragile as US reduces troops

AP World News - 15 hours 2 min ago
QAIM, Iraq (AP) — From their outpost on Iraq's westernmost edge, U.S. 1st Lt. Kyle Hagerty and his troops watched civilians trickle into the area after American and Iraqi forces drove out the Islamic State group. They were, he believed, families returning to liberated homes, a hopeful sign of increasing stability. 2018-02-18T00:28:00-05:00 2018-02-18T05:28:58-05:00
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Poland PM's comments on "Jewish perpetrators" not Holocaust denial - govt statement

Reuters World News - 15 hours 6 min ago
WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland's government said Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki's comments saying Jews were perpetrators in World War Two as well as Poles and others, which were condemned by Israel, were not intended to deny the Holocaust.
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Israel's Netanyahu could act against Iran's 'empire'

Reuters World News - 15 hours 48 min ago
MUNICH (Reuters) - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that Israel would act against Iran, not just its allies in the Middle East, if needed, reiterating that Tehran was the world's greatest threat.
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All 66 passengers, crew believed dead after plane crashes in central Iran

Reuters World News - 16 hours 30 min ago
DUBAI (Reuters) - All 66 passengers and crew aboard a plane that crashed in central Iran on Sunday were believed to have been killed, state media reported.
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Israel strikes Gaza after soldiers hurt, two Palestinians dead

Reuters World News - 16 hours 49 min ago
GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli fire killed two Palestinian teenagers in Gaza, local health officials said on Sunday, after Israel launched attacks against 18 targets belonging to militant groups in the enclave in response to an explosion that wounded four Israeli soldiers.
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Commercial plane crashes in southern Iran, killing 66 people

AP World News - 17 hours 2 min ago
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian commercial plane crashed on Sunday in a foggy, mountainous region of southern Iran, killing all 66 people on board, state media reported. 2018-02-17T22:57:00-05:00 2018-02-18T03:57:45-05:00
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Iraqi victories remain fragile as US reduces troops

AP World News - 17 hours 2 min ago
QAIM, Iraq (AP) — From their outpost on Iraq's westernmost edge, U.S. 1st Lt. Kyle Hagerty and his troops watched civilians trickle into the area after American and Iraqi forces drove out the Islamic State group. They were, he believed, families returning to liberated homes, a hopeful sign of increasing stability. 2018-02-17T20:39:00-05:00 2018-02-18T01:39:05-05:00
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The Latest: All 66 people aboard killed in Iran plane crash

AP World News - 17 hours 2 min ago
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on the crash of an Iranian passenger plane in southern Iran (all times local): 2018-02-17T22:33:00-05:00 2018-02-18T03:33:55-05:00
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Domestic passenger plane with 66 on board crashes in central Iran

Reuters World News - 17 hours 19 min ago
DUBAI (Reuters) - An Iranian passenger plane with 66 people on board crashed in central Iran on Sunday during a flight from Tehran to the city of Yasuj in the southwest of the country, Iranian media reported.
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Australia's PM in damage control as scandal undermines deputy

Reuters World News - 17 hours 44 min ago
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull brushed aside suggestions of a rift in his coalition government on Sunday, saying there were "no issues" between the Liberal and National parties in the wake of a sex scandal that has swamped Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce.
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Leftist and young buck lead as Mexico parties make presidential picks

Reuters World News - 18 hours 58 min ago
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's political parties will formally choose presidential candidates on Sunday, setting the stage for a race between a leftist holding a strong lead, a young leader of a right-left coalition catching up, and a trailing ruling party candidate.
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Trump adviser: Russian meddling 'incontrovertible'

AP World News - 20 hours 2 min ago
MUNICH (AP) — President Donald Trump's national security adviser said Saturday there was "incontrovertible" evidence of a Russian plot to disrupt the 2016 U.S. election, a blunt statement that shows how significantly the new criminal charges leveled by an American investigator have upended the political debate over his inquiry. 2018-02-17T19:29:00-05:00 2018-02-18T00:29:41-05:00
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