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Trump weighing options in response to Khashoggi killing: White House

Reuters World News - Mon, 10/29/2018 - 14:56
U.S. President Donald Trump's administration is considering possible actions in response to the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said on Monday.
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Germany's under-fire Merkel plans era-ending exit in 2021

Reuters World News - Mon, 10/29/2018 - 14:54
Germany's Angela Merkel said that her fourth term as chancellor would be her last and that she would step down as leader of the Christian Democrats (CDU), heralding the end of a 13-year era in which she has dominated European politics.
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UK austerity ending, as long as Brexit deal gets done: Hammond

Reuters World News - Mon, 10/29/2018 - 14:53
Finance minister Philip Hammond held out the prospect of an end to Britain's long spending squeeze provided the government secures a Brexit deal with the EU, putting pressure on the divided Conservative Party to back Prime Minister Theresa May.
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Five die as storms, high winds batter Italy

Reuters World News - Mon, 10/29/2018 - 14:52
Five people died in Italy on Monday as gale-force winds brought trees crashing down and heavy rains left many rivers dangerously swollen, rescue services said.
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Belarusians commemorate victims of mass execution under Stalin

Reuters World News - Mon, 10/29/2018 - 14:46
Belarusians gathered in Minsk on Monday to commemorate more than 100 people, including 22 writers and poets, who were executed by the NKVD secret service on Oct. 29, 1937 during Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin's Great Purge.
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Indonesian plane crashes into sea, all 189 on board feared dead

Reuters World News - Mon, 10/29/2018 - 14:42
An Indonesian airliner crashed into the sea on Monday, with the likely loss of all 189 people on board, as it tried to return to Jakarta minutes after take-off.
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Woman blows herself up in Tunis, wounding 15 people including 10 police officers

Reuters World News - Mon, 10/29/2018 - 14:35
A woman blew herself up in the center of the Tunisian capital on Monday, wounding 15 people including 10 police officers in an explosion that breaks a period of calm after dozens died in militant attacks three years ago.
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Venezuelan Socialists seek dialogue, opposition rebuffs

Reuters World News - Mon, 10/29/2018 - 14:30
Venezuela's ruling Socialist Party has for weeks been seeking a dialogue process with the opposition, according to four sources involved in the effort, but the opposition remains broadly skeptical of new talks following the failure of previous rounds.
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Wikileaks' Assange says Ecuador seeking to end his asylum

Reuters World News - Mon, 10/29/2018 - 14:19
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange said on Monday that Ecuador is seeking to end his asylum in its London embassy and hand him over to the United States, citing a new set of rules governing his residence at the Andean nation's diplomatic mission as evidence.
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Israel has struck in Syria since Russia plane downed: Israeli official

Reuters World News - Mon, 10/29/2018 - 14:13
Israel has carried out attacks in Syria since the accidental shooting down of a Russian surveillance plane last month, a senior Israeli official said on Monday.
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Nigeria military opens fire on Shi'ite Muslim protesters: Reuters witness

Reuters World News - Mon, 10/29/2018 - 14:12
Nigeria's military shot at Shi'ite Muslim protesters marching in the capital Abuja on Monday to demand the release of their religious leader, according to a Reuters witness.
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Sweden closer to election as Lofven drops bid to form government

Reuters World News - Mon, 10/29/2018 - 14:05
The leader of Sweden's Social Democrats, Stefan Lofven, on Monday abandoned efforts to form a government, extending a political deadlock that has gripped the country since an inconclusive national election seven weeks ago.
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France's Macron commends Merkel for fighting for European values

Reuters World News - Mon, 10/29/2018 - 14:02
French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday he had told Angela Merkel of his friendship and admiration after the German leader said earlier that her fourth term as chancellor would be her last.
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