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Turkey says its air strikes kill 26 Kurdish militants in northern Iraq

Reuters World News - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 03:06
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - The Turkish military said on Friday air strikes its forces carried out killed 26 Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants in northern Iraq's Qandil mountain region on June 12, the state-run news agency Anadolu reported.
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U.S. to take 'firm, appropriate measures' against Syria violations

Reuters World News - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 02:52
(Reuters) - The United States will "take firm and appropriate measures" in response to Syrian government violations in a designated de-escalation zone in the country's southwest, the State Department said on Thursday.
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U.S. forces in South Korea not subject to North Korea-U.S. talks: South Korea official

Reuters World News - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 01:16
SEOUL (Reuters) - U.S. forces in South Korea are not subject to negotiations between North Korea and the United States, as they are a matter for the alliance between United States and South Korea, a senior official in South Korea's presidential office said on Friday.
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Kremlin foe Bill Browder tells West: Russian money is Putin's Achilles heel

Reuters World News - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 01:05
LONDON (Reuters) - Once the biggest foreign money managers in Russia, Bill Browder has some advice for the West: If you want to counter Kremlin chief Vladimir Putin, then go after Russian money and Russian oligarchs.
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China carries out missile drills in South China Sea amid heightened tensions

Reuters World News - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 00:30
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's navy carried out drills in the South China Sea to simulate fending off an aerial attack, state media said on Friday, as China and the United States trade barbs over who is responsible for heightened tensions in the disputed waterways.
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Exclusive: Malaysia's Najib may face charges of money laundering, misappropriation of property - source

Reuters World News - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 00:11
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysian authorities investigating scandal-hit state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) are considering charging former prime minister Najib Razak with money laundering and misappropriation of property, a source familiar with the matter said.
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U.S. says will 'take firm, appropriate measures' against Syria violations

Reuters World News - Thu, 06/14/2018 - 23:39
(Reuters) - The U.S. will "take firm and appropriate measures" in response to Syrian government violations in a so-called de-escalation zone in the southwest of the country, the State Department said in a statement on Thursday.
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Demand for foreign workers may soften Japan's immigration rules

Reuters World News - Thu, 06/14/2018 - 22:14
TOKYO (Reuters) - Shinichiro Tsukada says his small plastering company in Tokyo wouldn't survive without the 22 Chinese and Vietnamese workers who make up half his payroll.
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Another political murder rocks Mexico in last weeks of presidential race

Reuters World News - Thu, 06/14/2018 - 21:42
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Gunmen shot and killed a mayor running for re-election in Mexico on Thursday, the second murder of a politician in a week after a candidate running for federal office was shot in the back of the head while taking a selfie with a supporter.
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U.S. air strike in Libya kills member of al Qaeda affiliate: military

Reuters World News - Thu, 06/14/2018 - 19:50
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. forces working in coordination with the Libyan government carried out an air strike against an al Qaeda affiliate group southeast of Bani Walid this week, killing one fighter, U.S. military said in a statement on Thursday.
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Crackdown and cash: Hun Sen's recipe for victory in Cambodian poll

Reuters World News - Thu, 06/14/2018 - 19:09
PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Drenched in sweat and more than an hour into a speech urging 16,000 garment factory workers to vote for the ruling party, Prime Minister Hun Sen of Cambodia revived the restless crowd by announcing that everyone would receive a cash gift.
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Pompeo says North Korea sanctions to remain until complete denuclearisation

Reuters World News - Thu, 06/14/2018 - 18:36
SEOUL/BEIJING (Reuters) - Tough sanctions will remain on North Korea until its complete denuclearisation, the U.S. secretary of state said on Thursday, apparently contradicting the North's view that the process agreed at this week's summit would be phased and reciprocal.
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Trump ready to impose tariffs on about $50 billion in Chinese goods: official

Reuters World News - Thu, 06/14/2018 - 17:48
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Trump has made up his mind to impose "pretty significant" tariffs on Chinese goods, an administration official said on Thursday, as Beijing warned that it was ready to respond if Washington chose to ratchet up trade tensions.
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Nicaragua president's foes stage nationwide strike

Reuters World News - Thu, 06/14/2018 - 17:19
TIPITAPA, Nicaragua (Reuters) - Thousands of shopkeepers and businessmen in Nicaragua on Thursday heeded calls for a national strike by foes of President Daniel Ortega, and the action shut down much of the country after nearly two months of deadly protests urging his ouster.
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Parts of missiles fired at Saudi Arabia came from Iran: U.N. chief

Reuters World News - Thu, 06/14/2018 - 16:50
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Debris from five missiles fired at Saudi Arabia by Yemen's Houthi group since July 2017 "share key design features with a known type of missile" manufactured by Iran and some of the components were manufactured in Iran, U.N. chief Antonio Guterres wrote in a confidential report to the Security Council.
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Saudi Crown Prince tells Putin kingdom wants to keep working with Russia

Reuters World News - Thu, 06/14/2018 - 16:04
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman told Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday that Saudi Arabia wants to continue cooperation with Russia on global oil markets, adding that this cooperation was beneficial for the whole world.
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U.S. expected to retreat from main U.N. rights forum: activists, diplomats

Reuters World News - Thu, 06/14/2018 - 15:55
GENEVA (Reuters) - Talks with the United States over how to reform the main U.N. rights body have failed to meet Washington's demands, activists and diplomats say, suggesting that the Trump administration will quit the Geneva forum whose session opens on Monday.
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Venezuela's Maduro names Delcy Rodriguez as vice president

Reuters World News - Thu, 06/14/2018 - 14:46
CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro on Thursday named Delcy Rodriguez, the head of the constituent assembly, as vice president as he reshuffled his cabinet after his widely-condemned re-election in May.
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Bavarians confront Merkel in German migrant policy showdown

Reuters World News - Thu, 06/14/2018 - 14:35
BERLIN (Reuters) - Bavarian conservatives on Thursday rejected a compromise on migrant policy put forward by German Chancellor Angela Merkel to avert a crisis in her loveless coalition just three months after it took office.
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Colombian rebels' faith in peace unshaken by election, for now

Reuters World News - Thu, 06/14/2018 - 14:04
ICONONZO, Colombia (Reuters) - Cesar Gonzalez is proud of his tin-roofed cabin in the warm hills of central Colombia. Clothes hang neatly along the wall and shelves are lined with coffee and sugar jars. He has two beds, a gas stove and a fridge.
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