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French watchdog calms UK asset manager fears over Brexit

Reuters World News - Mon, 10/01/2018 - 07:22
Cooperation agreements for supervising cross-border asset managers will be in place before Britain leaves the European Union next March, France's top markets regulator said on Monday.
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Chinese bishops to attend Vatican synod for first time

Reuters World News - Mon, 10/01/2018 - 07:22
Catholic bishops from China will for the first time attend a major Vatican meeting starting this week, the Vatican said on Monday, following a landmark agreement between the Holy See and Beijing.
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U.N. rights expert urges Malaysia to end child marriage

Reuters World News - Mon, 10/01/2018 - 07:12
Malaysia should ban child marriage immediately, a United Nations human rights expert said on Monday, stepping into a controversy that has raged since reports in July that a 44-year-old Malaysian man had married an 11-year-old Thai girl.
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German parties edge toward compromise deal on immigration law

Reuters World News - Mon, 10/01/2018 - 07:10
German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer said on Monday some refugees should be allowed to shed their asylum seeker status if they find a job and learn German, signaling his readiness to compromise in a coalition dispute about a new immigration law.
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In tight election, Quebec weighs a shift to the right

Reuters World News - Mon, 10/01/2018 - 07:04
Voters in the Canadian province of Quebec will cast ballots on Monday in a close election primed to be a showdown between the long-dominant Liberals and a center-right party as immigration plays out as a key issue.
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Somalia car bomb strikes EU convoy, no casualties -police

Reuters World News - Mon, 10/01/2018 - 06:48
A suicide car bombing by Islamist group al Shabaab hit a European Union armored convoy in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Monday, damaging one vehicle but causing no casualties, police and the Islamists said.
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UK's Brexit minister Raab tells EU: Do not try to bully us

Reuters World News - Mon, 10/01/2018 - 06:35
Britain's Brexit minister warned the European Union on Monday against trying to bully the United Kingdom into signing a divorce deal that would undermine the unity of the country.
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French watchdog says EU market rules need overhaul after Brexit

Reuters World News - Mon, 10/01/2018 - 06:35
Britain's departure from the European Union next March will force a full review of the bloc's sweeping new rules for markets, including tougher market-access conditions for foreign trading platforms, a top French regulator said on Monday.
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Slovenia police resume strike as new government takes over

Reuters World News - Mon, 10/01/2018 - 06:34
Slovenian police resumed their strike for higher wages on Monday, less then three weeks after a new minority center-left government led by Prime Minister Marjan Sarec took power following a June parliamentary election.
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Catalan protesters attempt to block transport to mark referendum anniversary

Reuters World News - Mon, 10/01/2018 - 06:31
Hundreds of protesters attempted to block roads and train tracks in the Spanish region of Catalonia on Monday while students marched in Barcelona to mark the one-year anniversary of an ill-fated referendum on independence from Spain.
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Slovak prosecutor may charge more people over journalist's murder

Reuters World News - Mon, 10/01/2018 - 06:29
More people may be charged over the killing of Slovak investigative journalist Jan Kuciak, the country's top prosecutor said on Monday.
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Germany uncovers far-right terrorist group which attacked foreigners in Chemnitz

Reuters World News - Mon, 10/01/2018 - 06:28
German police detained six men on Monday suspected of forming a far-right militant organization which assaulted foreigners in the eastern city of Chemnitz and planned attacks on politicians and civil servants, the federal prosecutor's office said.
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Russia's Putin to discuss military cooperation on India visit: Kremlin

Reuters World News - Mon, 10/01/2018 - 06:21
President Vladimir Putin will discuss military cooperation with India when he visits the country this week, the Kremlin said on Monday, without specifying whether the possible sale of S-400 surface-to-air missiles was on the agenda.
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Russia says it hopes events in Macedonia unfold in line with law

Reuters World News - Mon, 10/01/2018 - 06:19
Russia said on Monday it hoped the situation in Macedonia would unfold in line with the law after a referendum there seeking to change the country's name failed to secure the 50 percent turnout needed to make it valid.
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UK Brexit Minister tells EU to get serious in Brexit talks

Reuters World News - Mon, 10/01/2018 - 06:07
UK Brexit minister Dominic Raab called on European Union leaders to start to compromise in talks over Britain's exit from the bloc, as time runs out for a deal to be done.
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As Chinese influence grows, Japanese warship visits Sri Lanka

Reuters World News - Mon, 10/01/2018 - 05:46
Japan’s largest warship, the Kaga helicopter carrier, sailed into Sri Lanka's Colombo harbor this weekend, marking Tokyo's highest profile salvo in a diplomatic battle with China for influence along the region's vital commercial sea lanes.
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2018 Nobel Medicine Prize awarded for cancer research

Reuters World News - Mon, 10/01/2018 - 05:43
James Allison and Tasuku Honjo won the 2018 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for discoveries leading to breakthroughs in cancer therapy, the award-giving body said on Monday.
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Swedish court finds man at center of Nobel prize scandal guilty of rape

Reuters World News - Mon, 10/01/2018 - 05:37
A Swedish court found Jean-Claude Arnault, at the center of a scandal that has rocked the body that awards the Nobel literature prize, guilty of rape and sentenced him to two years' jail on Monday.
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Indonesian survivors desperate to flee disaster zone as death toll climbs

Reuters World News - Mon, 10/01/2018 - 05:30
Indonesian authorities scrambled on Monday to get help into quake-hit Sulawesi island as survivors streamed away from their ruined homes and accounts of devastation filtered out of remote areas, including the death of 34 children at a Christian camp.
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North, South Korea begin removing landmines along fortified border

Reuters World News - Mon, 10/01/2018 - 05:15
Troops from North and South Korea began removing some landmines along their heavily fortified border on Monday, the South's defense ministry said, in a pact to reduce tension and build trust on the divided peninsula.
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