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Prince Charles heads to Cuba despite U.S. crackdown

Reuters World News - 6 hours 49 min ago
Prince Charles and his wife Camilla arrive in Cuba on Sunday as part of a Caribbean tour, the first British royals to visit the Communist-run nation even as ally the United States seeks to isolate the country.
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Hungarians protest against PM Orban's academic overhaul

Reuters World News - 6 hours 49 min ago
Around 1,000 people rallied outside the Hungarian Academy of Science (HAS) on Thursday to protest against government moves to overhaul the institution, which scientists say is the latest threat to academic independence.
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Death toll jumps as aid workers fight clock to rescue more African cyclone victims

Reuters World News - 6 hours 52 min ago
Rescue workers plucked more survivors from trees and roofs to safety on Thursday, a week after a cyclone ripped through southern Africa and triggered devastating floods that have killed hundreds of people and displaced hundreds of thousands.
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Hezbollah sanctions harming Lebanon, says President Aoun

Reuters World News - 7 hours 48 sec ago
U.S. sanctions on Hezbollah are harming Lebanon as a whole, President Michel Aoun said on Thursday ahead of a visit to the country by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
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Boeing to add extra safety alarm in 737 MAX jets: FT

Reuters World News - 7 hours 2 min ago
Boeing Co will install an extra safety alarm in the cockpits of all its 737 MAX aircraft after intense criticism in the wake of two fatal crashes, the Financial Times reported on Thursday.
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Boeing to mandate safety alert in 737 MAX software upgrade: sources

Reuters World News - 7 hours 2 min ago
Boeing Co will mandate a previously optional cockpit warning light as part of a forthcoming software update to the 737 MAX fleet that was grounded in the wake of two fatal crashes, two officials briefed on the matter said Thursday.
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Philippines' Duterte says close ties with China will remain despite ICC complaint

Reuters World News - 8 hours 6 min ago
Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte said Manila's relations with Beijing will not be jeopardised despite two former officials filing a complaint with the International Criminal Court over China's aggression in the disputed South China Sea.
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Fighting against the clock, aid workers rescue more victims of African cyclone

Reuters World News - 8 hours 9 min ago
Rescue workers plucked more survivors from trees and roofs to safety on Thursday, a week after a cyclone ripped through southern Africa and triggered devastating floods that have killed hundreds of people and displaced hundreds of thousands.
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IMF still seeking member views on Venezuela leader recognition: spokesman

Reuters World News - 8 hours 9 min ago
The International Monetary Fund is still awaiting guidance from its members on whether to recognize Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as the country's leader, IMF spokesman Gerry Rice said on Thursday, adding there is no schedule for an IMF board meeting to decide the issue.
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At least 30 migrants believed missing after boat sinking off Libya: coastguard

Reuters World News - 8 hours 10 min ago
At least 30 migrants are believed to be missing after their boat sank off the western Libyan city of Sabratha this week, a coastguard spokesman said on Thursday.
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Top U.S. general says S-400 dispute with Turkey 'a tough issue'

Reuters World News - 8 hours 12 min ago
The United States' top military officer said on Thursday he was hopeful that Washington would find a way to resolve a dispute with Turkey over its decision to acquire Russia's S-400 air defense system but cautioned: "It is a tough issue."
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Mozambique death toll rises to 242 after cyclone: minister

Reuters World News - 8 hours 15 min ago
Mozambique's Minister of Land and Environment Celso Correia said on Thursday the death toll has risen to 242 in the country, after a cyclone ripped through southern Africa and triggered devastating floods that have killed hundreds of people and displaced hundreds of thousands.
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Detained prominent South Sudanese economist appears in court

Reuters World News - 8 hours 15 min ago
A South Sudanese economist and political activist appeared in court in Juba for the first time on Thursday, more than seven months after he was detained after criticizing the country's faltering peace process.
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No deal beckons: EU presses May on Brexit deal

Reuters World News - 8 hours 15 min ago
French President Emmanuel Macron warned Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday that Britain would face a disorderly departure from the European Union if she fails to get parliamentary approval for her deal on the third attempt next week.
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Venezuela detains top aide to Guaido in test of Washington's support

Reuters World News - 8 hours 24 min ago
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Thursday intelligence agents had detained his chief of staff during a pre-dawn raid, putting to the test repeated U.S. warnings that President Nicolas Maduro should not go after his opponents.
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Venezuela's Guaido says arrest of aide shows Maduro's weakness

Reuters World News - 8 hours 24 min ago
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said arrest of his chief of staff by intelligence agents earlier on Thursday was a sign of weakness by President Nicolas Maduro's government.
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Former Canadian minister says more revelations to come in scandal surrounding Trudeau

Reuters World News - 8 hours 32 min ago
A Canadian cabinet minister, who had quit in protest over the government's handling of a corruption scandal, said she and others had more to say about the matter, indicating more pain to come for embattled Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
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Stop Brexit: A million people sign UK petition to stay in EU

Reuters World News - 8 hours 33 min ago
More than one million people have rushed to sign a petition on the British parliament's website calling for the government to revoke its divorce notice to the European Union and remain in the bloc.
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Ex-Brazil President Michel Temer arrested in graft probe: prosecutors

Reuters World News - 8 hours 37 min ago
Brazil's former President Michel Temer was arrested on Thursday in an investigation of alleged graft in the construction of nuclear plant Angra 3, prosecutors told Reuters, rattling the political class and threatening to delay a major pension reform.
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Sudan's Bashir appoints ruling party head as assistant: presidency

Reuters World News - 8 hours 40 min ago
Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir has appointed ruling party head Ahmed Haroun, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court (ICC), as an assistant, a presidency statement said on Thursday.
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