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Bosnia sacks children's home managers after protests over abuse

Reuters World News - 12 hours 2 min ago
Bosnian officials bowed to pressure from protesters on Friday and dismissed the management of a residential home after an opposition lawmaker publicized photos showing children with special needs tied to beds and radiators.
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South Korea pulls intelligence deal with Japan back from the brink

Reuters World News - 12 hours 9 min ago
South Korea on Friday made a last-minute decision to stick with its critical intelligence-sharing deal with Japan, a dramatic reversal after months of frigid relations complicated by painful, wartime history.
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Protesters left on besieged HK campus weigh their options

Reuters World News - 12 hours 10 min ago
At least eight protesters who had been holding out at a trashed Hong Kong university surrendered on Friday, while others searched for escape routes past riot police who surrounded the campus but said there was no deadline for ending the standoff.
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Six migrant bodies washed up on Libyan coast

Reuters World News - 12 hours 46 min ago
The bodies of six migrants were washed up on the coast east of Libya's capital Tripoli on Friday, while about 100 survivors were brought back to shore, coastguards and U.N. officials said.
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African Union orders Britain to withdraw from Chagos Islands, end 'colonial administration'

Reuters World News - 13 hours 4 min ago
The African Union ordered Britain on Friday to withdraw from the Chagos Islands and end its "continued colonial administration" after a United Nations deadline for it to do so expired.
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UK's Brexit Party leader Farage promises to continue campaigning

Reuters World News - 13 hours 15 min ago
The leader of Britain's Brexit Party, Nigel Farage said on Friday he would go on campaigning for years to come, setting out an agenda beyond securing an exit from the European Union, focused on reforming the country's political system.
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Greece to 'shut the door' to migrants not entitled to asylum, PM says

Reuters World News - 13 hours 44 min ago
Greece said on Friday it was deploying more border guards to "shut the door" to migrants not entitled to stay, the latest sign of a hardening stance against asylum seekers since a new surge in the number of arrivals.
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Hong Kong's piano man changes his tune to protest anthem

Reuters World News - 13 hours 52 min ago
When government workers began to clear up a street back in June, after one of Hong Kong's largest and most violent protests in decades, Kevin Cheung rushed to salvage 36 umbrellas from the debris.
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Iraqi forces kill three protesters, cleric warns of crisis

Reuters World News - 13 hours 55 min ago
Iraqi security forces killed three protesters in Baghdad on Friday and forcibly dispersed protesters blocking the country's main port near Basra, as the country's top cleric warned nothing but speedy electoral reforms would resolve unrest.
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Iraq security forces kill two in Baghdad protest: police sources

Reuters World News - 13 hours 55 min ago
Iraqi security forces opened fire and launched tear gas on Friday at protesters on a bridge in central Baghdad, killing two people and wounding 22 others, police sources said.
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Spain set for money laundering trial against uncle of Syria's Assad

Reuters World News - 14 hours 4 min ago
Spain is heading towards a money laundering trial against an uncle of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad, the High Court said on Friday, after an investigating judge finished his probe.
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South Korea reverses decision to suspend intelligence deal with Japan

Reuters World News - 14 hours 28 min ago
South Korea on Friday said it would not suspend its intelligence-sharing deal with Japan, in a dramatic, last-minute reversal that signaled a breakthrough after months of frigid relations over their painful wartime history.
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Explainer: History, islets and rulings behind tension between S.Korea and Japan

Reuters World News - 14 hours 30 min ago
The animosity between Japan and South Korea is entwined with the history of Japan's 1910-45 occupation of the Korean peninsula, the mobilization of forced labor at companies, of women in wartime brothels, and a row over the ownership of islets in the sea between the two nations.
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Factbox: Who governs Britain if no one wins the election outright?

Reuters World News - 14 hours 34 min ago
Britain's parliamentary election is billed as a chance to decide what the country does next about Brexit, but the result of the Dec. 12 ballot may not be clear-cut, leaving parties scrambling to form alliances.
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North Korea says U.S. responsible if diplomacy over Korea peninsula breaks down

Reuters World News - 14 hours 43 min ago
The United States will be held responsible if the opportunity for diplomacy over the Korean peninsula issue is lost, North Korea's vice foreign minister was quoted as saying by the South's Yonhap news agency on Friday.
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Once allies, Nicaragua's elite aim to unseat Ortega

Reuters World News - 15 hours 3 min ago
When Nicaraguan police pulled over his luxury SUV, businessman Jose Adan Aguerri thought it was a routine traffic stop.
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Putin hands awards to widows of men killed in mysterious military test

Reuters World News - 15 hours 13 min ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin has handed top state awards to the widows of five scientists killed in an accident while testing what he called an advanced weapons system without equal in the world.
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UK police arrest man in enquiry over Vietnamese truck deaths

Reuters World News - 15 hours 28 min ago
British police arrested a 23-year old man from Northern Ireland on Friday as part of their enquiry into the deaths of 39 Vietnamese people found in the back of a truck near London last month.
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Japan foreign minister to visit Russia to discuss formal WWII treaty: official

Reuters World News - 15 hours 39 min ago
Japan's foreign minister agreed on Friday to visit Russia next month for talks about a formal World War Two peace treaty, a ministry official said, following a decades-old dispute that has prevented the countries from reaching a pact.
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Malta police need more time to question man in journalist murder case: PM

Reuters World News - 15 hours 50 min ago
Police decided to release on bail a person of interest in the investigation into the murder of a Maltese journalist because they need more time to question him, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said on Friday.
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