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Serbia's president accuses Russia of spying

Reuters World News - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 15:14
Serbian intelligence agencies have uncovered a wide-ranging intelligence operation involving Russian spies and members of the Serbian military, President Aleksandar Vucic said on Thursday.
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Boeing settles more than half of Lion Air crash lawsuits: lawyer

Reuters World News - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 14:47
Boeing Co has settled more than half of some 118 claims related to the fatal crash of a Lion Air flight on a 737 MAX aircraft in October 2018, attorney Dan Webb said at a court hearing on Thursday.
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Britain repatriates some orphans left in Syria

Reuters World News - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 14:37
Britain said on Thursday it had arranged for some orphans to be brought home from Syria, joining Germany, Belgium and Australia in repatriating children whose parents were suspected members of Islamic State.
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Slovakia opposition talks collapse ahead of February election

Reuters World News - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 14:34
Slovakia's opposition parties failed to reach agreement on forming a "coalition of change" on Thursday ahead of February's general election, complicating their goal of replacing the ruling three-party government led by the leftist Smer party that has dominated politics for the past decade.
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Former Baltimore mayor pleads guilty to charges related to book sales

Reuters World News - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 14:28
Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh pleaded guilty on Thursday to tax evasion and other federal charges related to sales of a self-published children's book as part of an illegal scheme to fund her election campaign.
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Israeli leader Netanyahu said corruption investigators 'were after me'

Reuters World News - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 14:19
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday said corruption allegations against him were tantamount to a coup, and that the investigators "weren't after the truth, they were after me."
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Explainer: The indictment against Netanyahu

Reuters World News - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 14:16
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was indicted on corruption charges on Thursday, presenting one of the gravest challenges yet to Israel's longest-serving leader.
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Pompeo calls on all parties in Bolivia to refrain from violence

Reuters World News - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 14:07
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday called on all parties in Bolivia to refrain from violence and for security services to respect peaceful protesters' rights, following street violence that has killed 32 people since a disputed election in October.
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Turkey needs to 'get rid of' Russian S-400 system to overcome impasse with U.S. - U.S. official

Reuters World News - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 14:06
Turkey needs to "get rid of" the Russian S-400 missile defense system it purchased, a senior State Department official said on Thursday, to overcome a standoff with Washington, which says the procurement poses a threat to NATO defense capabilities.
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Colombians march as government warns against violence

Reuters World News - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 14:04
Colombian unions, student groups and other protesters were marching on Thursday to insist the government maintain the minimum wage for young people and the universal right to a pension, even though the government says those are not part of reform plans.
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'Give and Take': the charges against Israel's Netanyahu

Reuters World News - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 13:52
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was indicted on corruption charges on Thursday, throwing him into a legal limbo and driving the country deeper into political crisis.
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Bolivian socialists say neither Morales nor ex-VP will run in election

Reuters World News - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 13:35
Former Bolivian President Evo Morales and his Vice President Alvaro Garcia Linera, who both resigned under pressure this month, will not be candidates for their Movement for Socialism (MAS) party in the next elections, a prominent party official said on Thursday.
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Turkey needs to 'get rid of' S-400s to overcome impasse: State Dept official

Reuters World News - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 13:34
Turkey needs to "get rid of" the Russian S-400 missile defense system it purchased, a senior State Department official said on Thursday, to overcome a standoff with Washington, which says the procurement poses a threat to NATO defense capabilities.
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Ethiopia's ruling coalition agrees to form single party ahead of 2020 vote

Reuters World News - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 13:16
Ethiopia’s ruling coalition on Thursday approved the merger of three of its four ethnic-based parties into a single national one ahead of the 2020 elections, part of the prime minister's efforts to unite the country, but one of the parties boycotted the meeting and vote.
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Portuguese police march for better pay

Reuters World News - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 12:49
Thousands of police officers marched to Portugal's parliament on Thursday to demand better pay and conditions, in the biggest police protest since the Socialists came to power in 2015.
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'Outsourcing' asylum: U.S. sends Guatemala first Honduran migrant in new plan

Reuters World News - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 12:45
The first foreign asylum-seeker arrived in Guatemala on Thursday from El Paso, Texas, under a U.S. agreement that establishes it as a safe third country to process people fleeing persecution in their homelands.
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EU worried about recent political developments in Zimbabwe: memo

Reuters World News - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 12:37
The European Union is concerned that the democratic space in Zimbabwe has deteriorated since it opened talks with Harare in June for the first time since 2001 in a bid to turn the page on years of hostile relations.
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Venezuelan students attempt march on Defense Ministry in bid to spur opposition

Reuters World News - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 12:37
Venezuelan university students attempted to march on the Defense Ministry on Thursday to demand that the armed forces "side with the constitution" and help oust President Nicolas Maduro as the opposition tries to revive its flagging movement.
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Netanyahu charged in corruption cases, deepening Israeli political disarray

Reuters World News - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 12:33
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was indicted on corruption charges on Thursday, heightening uncertainty over who will ultimately lead a country deep in political disarray after two inconclusive elections this year.
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Britain urges Israel to halt settlement expansion, in contrast to U.S.

Reuters World News - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 12:24
Britain urged Israel to halt its "counterproductive" settlement expansion on Thursday, saying it was illegal under international law.
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