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Once inside Kim Jong Un's inner circle, top aide's star fades

Reuters World News - 16 hours 25 min ago
SEOUL (Reuters) - When Kim Jong Un sat down in September to order the sixth and largest of North Korea's nuclear tests, Hwang Pyong So sat by his side, his khaki military uniform conspicuous among the suits at the table, photos released by state media at the time showed.
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Suicide bomber kills at least 50 in northeastern Nigeria

Reuters World News - 16 hours 56 min ago
YOLA/BAUCHI, Nigeria (Reuters) - A suicide bomber killed at least 50 people at a mosque in northeastern Nigeria on Tuesday in the biggest mass killing this year in a region facing an insurgency by Islamist militant group Boko Haram.
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Syria's Assad travels to Russia, meets with Putin

AP World News - 17 hours 36 min ago
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia is about to end its military operation in Syria that tipped the scales in the devastating war in favor of government forces, President Vladimir Putin said at surprise talks with Syrian President Bashar Assad. 2017-11-20T22:37:00-05:00 2017-11-21T03:37:12-05:00
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Fired Zimbabwean VP says Mugabe should resign immediately

AP World News - 17 hours 36 min ago
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe should acknowledge the nation's "insatiable desire" for a leadership change and resign immediately, the recently fired vice president and likely successor to the 93-year-old leader said Tuesday, as impeachment proceedings were set to begin against the world's oldest head of state. 2017-11-20T23:37:00-05:00 2017-11-21T04:37:45-05:00
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The Latest: Regional leaders meet on Zimbabwe crisis

AP World News - 17 hours 36 min ago
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Latest on Zimbabwe's political turmoil (all times local): 2017-11-20T22:25:00-05:00 2017-11-21T03:25:06-05:00
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Nigeria police say at least 20 killed in mosque bombing

AP World News - 17 hours 36 min ago
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Police in northeastern Nigeria say at least 20 people are feared dead after a suicide bombing at a mosque. 2017-11-20T23:04:00-05:00 2017-11-21T04:04:53-05:00
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Iran's president declares end of Islamic State

Reuters World News - 17 hours 51 min ago
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani declared the end of Islamic State on Tuesday while a senior military commander thanked the "thousands of martyrs" killed in operations organized by Iran to defeat the militant group in Syria and Iraq.
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Suicide bomber kills at least 15 in northeast Nigeria

Reuters World News - 17 hours 57 min ago
BAUCHI, Nigeria (Reuters) - A suicide bomber killed at least 15 people at a mosque in the northeast Nigerian town of Mubi on Tuesday, a local government official said.
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Merkel aide gives German parties three weeks to find way out of crisis

Reuters World News - 18 hours 1 min ago
BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel's right-hand man, Peter Altmaier, appealed to political parties on Tuesday to decide in the next three weeks whether they can form a stable government and drag Germany out of a political impasse.
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Lebanon army chief calls for readiness at Israel border

Reuters World News - 18 hours 28 min ago
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon's army chief urged his soldiers on Tuesday to stand fully ready at the southern border to face the "threats of the Israeli enemy".
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Zimbabwe's Mugabe told to resign ahead of impeachment proceedings

Reuters World News - 18 hours 31 min ago
HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe faced the start of an impeachment process on Tuesday and should heed his people's call to resign, said Emmerson Mnangagwa, the ruling party's candidate to replace him.
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South Korea, Japan welcome U.S. relisting North Korea as sponsor of terrorism

Reuters World News - 19 hours 32 min ago
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea and Japan on Tuesday welcomed U.S. President Donald Trump's move to put North Korea back on a list of state sponsors of terrorism, saying it will ramp up pressure on the reclusive regime to get rid of its nuclear weapons.
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Syria's Assad travels to Russia, meets with Putin

AP World News - 19 hours 36 min ago
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's Vladimir Putin has met with Syrian President Bashar Assad in the Black Sea resort of Sochi ahead of a summit between Russia, Turkey and Iran and a new round of Syria peace talks in Geneva. 2017-11-20T21:40:00-05:00 2017-11-21T02:40:15-05:00
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Impeachment of Zimbabwe's Mugabe set to begin

AP World News - 19 hours 36 min ago
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's ruling party is set to begin impeachment proceedings against longtime President Robert Mugabe, while a party official says government ministers have been instructed to boycott a Cabinet meeting called by the president. 2017-11-20T21:01:00-05:00 2017-11-21T02:01:44-05:00
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The Latest: Mugabe must resign immediately, fired VP says

AP World News - 19 hours 36 min ago
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Latest on Zimbabwe's political turmoil (all times local): 2017-11-20T21:21:00-05:00 2017-11-21T02:21:29-05:00
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US ending temporary permits for almost 60,000 Haitians

AP World News - 19 hours 36 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration said Monday it is ending a temporary residency permit program that has allowed almost 60,000 citizens from Haiti to live and work in the United States since a 2010 powerful earthquake shook the Caribbean nation. 2017-11-20T21:25:00-05:00 2017-11-21T02:25:41-05:00
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Lebanon army chief asks troops for readiness at Israel border

Reuters World News - 19 hours 50 min ago
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon's army chief urged "full readiness" at the southern border to face the "threats of the Israeli enemy and its violations," the army said in a tweet on Tuesday.
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Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa adds to calls for Mugabe to go

Reuters World News - 19 hours 54 min ago
HARARE (Reuters) - Ousted Zimbabwean vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa added his voice on Tuesday to those demanding 93-year-old President Mugabe resign, saying he needed to heed the "clarion call" of his people and step down.
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Iranian president declares end of Islamic State

Reuters World News - 19 hours 55 min ago
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani declared the end of Islamic State on Tuesday in an address broadcast live on state TV.
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Rosneft CEO Sechin to miss Ulyukayev court hearings on November 22: TASS

Reuters World News - 20 hours 2 min ago
MOSCOW (Reuters) - The chief executive of Russian oil giant Rosneft, Igor Sechin, will not attend court hearings on Nov. 22 to act as a witness in ex-economy minister Alexei Ulyukayev's trial, TASS quoted a Rosneft spokesman as saying on Tuesday.
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