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Suicide bomber and gunmen hit eastern Afghanistan gov't office

Reuters World News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 07:42
A suicide bomber and gunmen wounded at least nine people, including a child and a woman, in an attack on a government building in eastern Afghan on Wednesday, officials said.
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Pakistan PM aims to restart Afghan peace talks

Reuters World News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 07:41
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Wednesday that his government would try to revive Afghanistan peace talks that recently broke down between the United States and the Taliban militant group.
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Spanish air force training plane crashes into sea, killing two

Reuters World News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 07:31
A light Spanish military aircraft crashed into the sea off the southeastern coast on Wednesday, killing the pilot and a trainee, the air force said.
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France wants facts before commenting on Saudi attack - foreign ministry

Reuters World News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 07:24
France will not rush into commenting on who was behind an attack on Saudi oil installations, a foreign ministry spokeswoman said on Wednesday.
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Russia's Putin, Saudi crown prince discuss attacks: Kremlin

Reuters World News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 07:24
Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed weekend attacks on Saudi Aramco's oil infrastructure by phone with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Wednesday, the Kremlin said.
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Saudi Arabia promises concrete proof Iran behind oil attack

Reuters World News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 06:49
Saudi Arabia said it would produce evidence on Wednesday linking regional rival Tehran to an unprecedented attack on its oil industry that Washington believes originated from Iran in a dangerous escalation of Middle East frictions.
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France's Macron to meet Qatari emir in wake of Saudi oil attack

Reuters World News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 06:49
President Emmanuel Macron will hold talks with Qatar's ruling emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani on Thursday, the French presidency said.
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Pompeo to discuss efforts versus Iran with Saudi crown prince

Reuters World News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 06:49
The U.S. Secretary of State will meet with Saudi Arabia's crown prince in Jeddah on Wednesday to discuss the attack on Aramco installations and coordinate efforts against "Iranian aggression", the U.S. Mission to the United Arab Emirates said.
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Hong Kong horse races, fireworks called off amid protest threat

Reuters World News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 06:47
Hong Kong's Jockey Club canceled all races planned for Wednesday after pro-democracy protesters said they would target the Happy Valley racecourse where a horse part-owned by a pro-China lawmaker was due to run.
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Erdogan says 2-3 million Syrian refugees in Turkey, Europe can be resettled in 'safe zone'

Reuters World News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 06:46
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday that a planned "safe zone" in northern Syria could host 2-3 million Syrian refugees that have settled in Turkey and Europe after eight years of war at home.
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UK could challenge Brexit delay act in court - lawyer says he has heard

Reuters World News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 06:39
The British government could go to court to challenge an act brought by opposition lawmakers that forces it to ask for an extension to Brexit if it has not agreed a deal, a lawyer who has led an alternative challenge said.
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Israel's Netanyahu left teetering after close election

Reuters World News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 06:36
Israel's election was too close to call on Wednesday, with a partial vote tally showing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tied with his main rival, former military chief Benny Gantz.
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EU warns Britain it is heading for a no-deal Brexit

Reuters World News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 06:34
The European Union delivered a stark warning on Wednesday that Britain was headed for a damaging no-deal Brexit, with London's ideas on replacing the contentious backstop to unlock an accord falling short just six weeks before Britain is due to leave.
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JPMorgan says UK unlikely to get a Brexit deal at October summit

Reuters World News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 06:34
U.S. investment bank JPMorgan said on Wednesday it was negative about the prospects of Prime Minister Boris Johnson striking a Brexit deal at the Oct. 17-18 EU summit.
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Preferably dead: Duterte offers cash for capture of freed Filipino felons

Reuters World News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 06:32
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has offered big bounties for hundreds of convicted murderers and rapists set free in a corrections bureau blunder - and said he would be happier if they were caught dead rather than alive.
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Explainer: Scenic Kashmir at the heart of India-Pakistani animosity

Reuters World News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 06:30
The Muslim-majority Himalayan region of Kashmir has been at the heart of more than 70 years of animosity since the partition of the British colony of India into the separate countries of Muslim Pakistan and majority Hindu India.
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Saudi Finance Minister: still considering secondary options for Aramco IPO - Bloomberg

Reuters World News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 06:14
Saudi Arabia is still considering secondary locations for the flotation of oil giant Aramco after primary location Riyadh, Finance Minister Mohammed al-Jadaan said in an interview with Bloomberg TV on Wednesday.
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Suicide bomber, gunmen attack government building in eastern Afghanistan: officials

Reuters World News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 06:07
Gunmen and at least one suicide bomber attacked a government building in eastern Afghanistan on Wednesday, wounding nine people including a child and a woman, officials said.
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Afghanistan's Taliban tells teachers, students to block presidential elections or risk death

Reuters World News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 05:48
Afghanistan's Taliban insurgent group on Wednesday warned teachers, students and other education workers to avoid the upcoming presidential vote or risk dying in attacks on election centers.
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Iran's Zarif rejects as 'distraction' U.S. accusations over Saudi attacks: ISNA

Reuters World News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 05:37
Iran dismissed U.S. accusations over weekend attacks of Saudi Arabia's oil sites as a distraction from the realities in the Middle East, Iran's Students News Agency ISNA quoted Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif as saying on Wednesday.
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