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U.S. prosecutors accuse Venezuela media mogul of bribery, money laundering

Reuters World News - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 08:41
The U.S. Justice Department has accused a Venezuelan television mogul of bribing officials in the South American country and helping them launder the funds through assets in the United States, according to charges made public this week.
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Powerful Ethiopian party accuses government of ethnic crackdown

Reuters World News - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 08:36
A powerful party in Ethiopia's government accused authorities of arresting members of its ethnic group in a politically-driven crackdown - an unprecedented public charge exposing deep rifts at the heart of the ruling elite.
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Turkish nationalist party head says net closing around Saudi crown prince

Reuters World News - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 08:32
The leader of Turkey's nationalist party compared Saudi leaders to Osama bin Laden on Tuesday and said the net was closing around Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over the murder last month of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
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Northern Irish kingmakers send UK PM May a warning over Brexit deal

Reuters World News - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 08:28
The Northern Irish kingmakers who prop up British Prime Minister Theresa May's government sent her a stark warning over her draft Brexit divorce deal, pulling support in several parliamentary votes on a finance bill.
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Lawyer for Turkey's jailed Kurdish politician applies for release after ECHR ruling

Reuters World News - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 08:28
The lawyer of the ex-head of Turkey's pro-Kurdish opposition said on Tuesday he had applied for the immediate release of Selahattin Demirtas after the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) urged Turkey to swiftly process the politician's case.
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Merkel, Danish PM want good ties with Britain after EU divorce

Reuters World News - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 08:26
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her Danish counterpart stressed on Tuesday that they want to retain a close relationship with Britain after its withdrawal from the European Union.
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UK's May not expected to agree final future framework with EU's Juncker: PM's spokesman

Reuters World News - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 08:25
Prime Minister Theresa May is not expected to agree a final version of the declaration on Britain's future relationship with the European Union at a meeting with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Wednesday, her spokesman said.
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Italy accuses NGO migrant ship of dumping toxic waste

Reuters World News - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 08:24
Italian magistrates on Tuesday accused the Doctors without Borders (MSF) charity of illegally dumping toxic waste at ports in southern Italy in what MSF said was an attempt to halt migrant rescue efforts by other means.
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Poland's government rejects U.N. migration pact

Reuters World News - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 08:21
Poland's government said on Tuesday it would join a growing list of EU countries to shun a U.N. migration pact.
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Iraq launches air strikes against Islamic State in Syria

Reuters World News - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 08:20
Iraq launched air strikes on Islamic State targets inside neighboring Syria on Tuesday, destroying two buildings housing 40 fighters and weapons, its military said.
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Khashoggi killing complicates Saudi rescue bid for South African arms firm

Reuters World News - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 08:14
Loss-making South African arms maker Denel has a problem as it fights to survive. Its potential savior is Saudi Arabia, now drawing fierce criticism following the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
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Freed Pakistani Christian needs German passport to leave: lawyer

Reuters World News - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 08:12
The lawyer for Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian acquitted of capital blasphemy charges, appealed on Tuesday to Germany to give her whole family citizenship to start a new life in Europe.
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Pakistan summons U.S. envoy as Trump doubles down on criticism

Reuters World News - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 07:54
Pakistan summoned the U.S. Chargé d'Affaires in Islamabad on Tuesday to protest President Donald Trump's criticism of Pakistan's role in fighting terrorism and the killing of Osama bin Laden.
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Explainer: What misconduct is Nissan's Ghosn accused of, and how did it come to light?

Reuters World News - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 07:53
Japan was shocked by news that Nissan Motor Co Chairman Carlos Ghosn, who was widely respected for rescuing the car maker from near bankruptcy, was arrested on Monday for alleged financial misconduct.
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With Brexit vote in doubt, UK firms get ready for no deal

Reuters World News - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 07:20
British companies began triggering contingency plans to keep their businesses operating if Britain leaves the European Union without a deal, underlining growing concern that political wrangling in London could thwart an agreement with Brussels.
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With Brexit vote in doubt, UK firms get ready for no deal

Reuters World News - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 06:41
British companies began triggering contingency plans to keep their businesses operating if Britain leaves the European Union without a deal, underlining growing concern that political wrangling in London could thwart an agreement with Brussels.
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UK PM May heads to Brussels on Wednesday for Brexit talks

Reuters World News - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 06:23
British Prime Minister Theresa May will travel to Brussels on Wednesday evening to meet European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker as part of talks on future ties after Brexit, her office said on Tuesday.
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Italian police confiscate Mafia villas in Rome swoop

Reuters World News - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 05:44
Italian police on Tuesday confiscated eight luxury villas illegally built in Rome by its most infamous and entrenched Mafia clan in dawn raids involving some 600 police.
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Russia says Moscow and Ankara must take swift decisions on Syria's Idlib: agencies

Reuters World News - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 05:37
Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu told his Turkish counterpart on Tuesday that Moscow and Ankara needed to take swift decisions to support a demilitarized zone in Syria's Idlib Province.
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UK's top court rejects government bid to stop ECJ hearing Brexit reversal case

Reuters World News - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 05:28
Britain's Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a last ditch bid by the British government to stop Europe's top court from considering a case which seeks to determine whether London can unilaterally reverse Brexit.
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