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Saudi envoy told Turkey he has no information on Khashoggi: NTV

Reuters World News - Thu, 10/04/2018 - 09:28
Saudi Arabia's ambassador to Ankara told Turkish officials that he had no information about journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was reported missing after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul two days ago, broadcaster NTV reported on Thursday.
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Large fire and explosions hit storage complex in Tehran: IRNA

Reuters World News - Thu, 10/04/2018 - 09:26
A fire accompanied by explosions hit a large storage complex in southeast Tehran, the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) reported Thursday.
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Germany, Israel agree Iran must never have nuclear weapons: Merkel

Reuters World News - Thu, 10/04/2018 - 09:26
Germany and Israel agree that Iran should never be allowed to acquire nuclear weapons but they differ on how to achieve this goal, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday at a news conference with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
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Displaced Bosnians blame politicians for their plight ahead of polls

Reuters World News - Thu, 10/04/2018 - 09:23
Edis Haskic has been living in a reception center since 1995, when Bosnian Serb forces killed his father and 8,000 other Muslim Bosniak men and boys in the eastern town of Srebrenica in Europe's worst atrocity since World War Two.
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UK, Dutch accuse 'pariah state' Russia of hacking chemical watchdog

Reuters World News - Thu, 10/04/2018 - 09:15
Britain and the Netherlands accused Russia of running a global campaign of cyber attacks to undermine democracies, including a thwarted attempt to hack into the U.N. chemical weapons watchdog while it was analyzing a Russian poison used to attack a spy.
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Pakistan tells 18 international NGOs to leave: ActionAid

Reuters World News - Thu, 10/04/2018 - 08:55
Pakistan has ordered 18 international aid groups to shut down operations and leave the country, a spokeswoman for ActionAid said on Thursday, the latest move against foreign aid groups in the country.
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Some aid agencies halt use of Syrian border gate, citing jihadists' taxes on trucks

Reuters World News - Thu, 10/04/2018 - 08:51
Government aid agencies of the United States and Britain have directed their humanitarian partners to stop using a border crossing between Turkey and Syria, officials said, due to concerns that taxes on aid trucks were used to fund an extremist group.
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Engineer grateful to be alive after tsunami beaches his 500-tonne ship

Reuters World News - Thu, 10/04/2018 - 08:40
Ship's engineer Charles Marlan had the unsettling sensation his vessel was being sucked out to sea, the telltale sign of an imminent tsunami, just minutes after a major earthquake struck the Indonesian island of Sulawesi on Friday.
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Man at center of Nobel scandal appeals rape verdict, Swedish newspaper reports

Reuters World News - Thu, 10/04/2018 - 07:46
Jean-Claude Arnault, the man at the center of a scandal that rocked the academy which awards the Nobel Prize for literature, has appealed against a conviction for rape that grew out of the scandal, media reported on Thursday.
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Blast at Egypt fuel depot kills one, injures others: sources

Reuters World News - Thu, 10/04/2018 - 07:42
One person was killed and at least three others injured in a blast at a fuel depot on the outskirts of the Egyptian capital Cairo on Thursday, security sources and al-Ahram state owned newspaper said.
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Russia says UK accusations its spies behind cyber attacks lack proof

Reuters World News - Thu, 10/04/2018 - 07:40
Russia's embassy to London said in a statement on Thursday that British accusations that Russian spies were behind global cyber attacks lacked proof and were part of a crude disinformation campaign.
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Turkey summoned Saudi envoy over disappearance of Saudi journalist: official

Reuters World News - Thu, 10/04/2018 - 07:35
Turkey's foreign ministry summoned Saudi Arabia's ambassador to Ankara on Wednesday for consultations about the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, an official said on Thursday.
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Vandals again target Soviet Army memorial in Sofia with graffiti

Reuters World News - Thu, 10/04/2018 - 07:31
Vandals have again daubed with graffiti a monument to the Soviet Army in Sofia, which has long been a focus of disputes between Bulgarians who want it demolished and those who treasure it as a symbol of communism or the country's historic ties with Russia.
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Russia must stop cyber attacks on West: NATO's Stoltenberg

Reuters World News - Thu, 10/04/2018 - 07:28
NATO's chief vowed on Thursday to strengthen the alliance's defenses against attacks on computer networks that Britain said are directed by Russian military intelligence, also calling on Russia to stop its "reckless" behavior.
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Lights back on in Indonesian quake city, but fate of thousands unknown

Reuters World News - Thu, 10/04/2018 - 07:07
Some services began returning to normal in Indonesia's quake and tsunami stricken city of Palu on Thursday, but the fate of many thousands of people in outlying districts remained unknown nearly a week after the disaster struck.
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Norwegian court extends detention of Russian suspected of spying: lawyer

Reuters World News - Thu, 10/04/2018 - 07:04
A court in Norway extended the detention of a Russian citizen suspected of spying at the Norwegian parliament for another two weeks on Thursday, despite Moscow's protests, his lawyer said.
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Israel reinforces troops outside Gaza as border protests enter seventh month

Reuters World News - Thu, 10/04/2018 - 06:57
Israel said it was reinforcing troops around the Gaza Strip on Thursday as a precaution against incursions by Palestinians during violent protests along the border that have often been met by lethal Israeli fire.
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Exclusive: Saudis seek wide-ranging deals with South African arms firms

Reuters World News - Thu, 10/04/2018 - 06:52
Saudi Arabia is in talks with South Africa's major arms manufacturers and is considering taking an equity stake in the struggling state-owned defense firm Denel, the head of the Saudi state defense company told Reuters.
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Singapore to charge British suspect 13 years after bogus terror threat

Reuters World News - Thu, 10/04/2018 - 06:44
A British man faces up to a year in jail in Singapore for an email he is accused of sending to the government of the wealthy city-state in 2005, delivering a false warning of a terrorist attack.
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Dutch government says it disrupted Russian attempt to hack chemical weapons watchdog

Reuters World News - Thu, 10/04/2018 - 06:41
Dutch authorities disrupted an attempt in April by Russian intelligence agents to hack the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, Defence Minister Ank Bijleveld said.
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