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German president presses parties to form coalition for good of Europe after talks collapse

Reuters World News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 11:46
BERLIN (Reuters) - Efforts to form a three-way governing coalition in Germany collapsed on Monday, pitching Europe's biggest power into political crisis, and its president told parties they owed it to voters and European neighbors to form a government.
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Zimbabwe ruling party: Mugabe could be impeached in 2 days

AP World News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 11:00
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's ruling party expressed confidence Monday that longtime President Robert Mugabe could be impeached within two days, while the world's oldest head of state ignored the party's midday deadline to resign. 2017-11-20T05:08:00-05:00 2017-11-20T10:08:48-05:00
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German president prods parties to break government impasse

AP World News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 11:00
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's president appealed to political leaders Monday to rethink their positions and put together a new government for Europe's biggest economy after coalition talks collapsed. But there was little immediate sign that his call would be heeded, and a new election looked likely. 2017-11-20T04:48:00-05:00 2017-11-20T09:48:58-05:00
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Missing Argentine submarine had reported electrical malfunction

Reuters World News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 10:29
MAR DEL PLATA, Argentina (Reuters) - An Argentine military submarine reported a malfunction and was headed back to base when it went missing last week in the South Atlantic, a naval spokesman said on Monday, while storms complicated efforts to find the vessel and its 44-member crew.
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U.S., Afghan forces strike opium factories to curb Taliban funds

Reuters World News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 09:48
KABUL (Reuters) - U.S. and Afghan forces have launched joint attacks on Taliban opium factories to try to curb the insurgent group's economic lifeline, officials from both countries said on Monday.
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Zimbabwe's Mugabe passes deadline to resign; now impeachment

AP World News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 09:00
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Longtime President Robert Mugabe ignored a midday deadline set by the ruling party to step down or face impeachment proceedings, while Zimbabweans stunned by his defiance during a national address vowed more protests to make him leave. 2017-11-20T03:07:00-05:00 2017-11-20T08:07:52-05:00
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Kenya top court upholds Kenyatta's win in repeat election

AP World News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 09:00
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's Supreme Court on Monday upheld President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election in a repeat vote that the opposition boycotted while saying electoral reforms had not been made. The decision appeared to put an end to a months-long political drama never before seen in Africa that has left dozens dead. 2017-11-20T03:56:00-05:00 2017-11-20T08:56:41-05:00
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Satellite calls did not come from missing Argentine submarine: navy spokesman

Reuters World News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 08:28
BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Satellite calls detected over the weekend during a search-and rescue-operation for a missing Argentine submarine did not come from the vessel, as previously believed, navy spokesman Enrique Balbi told reporters on Monday.
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Lebanon's president rejects terrorism suggestion

Reuters World News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 08:26
BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Lebanese president appeared to defend Hezbollah as necessary to resist Israel on Monday, after an Arab League statement accused the group of terrorism and noted it is part of Lebanon's coalition government.
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Zimbabwe's Mugabe passes deadline to resign; now impeachment

AP World News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 08:00
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Longtime President Robert Mugabe ignored a midday deadline set by the ruling party to step down or face impeachment proceedings, while Zimbabweans stunned by his defiance during a national address vowed more protests to make him leave. 2017-11-20T02:34:00-05:00 2017-11-20T07:34:04-05:00
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Suu Kyi blames world conflicts partly on illegal immigration

AP World News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 08:00
NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi said Monday that the world is facing instability and conflict in part because illegal immigration spreads terrorism, as her country faces accusations of violently pushing out hundreds of thousands of unwanted Rohingya Muslims. 2017-11-20T01:26:00-05:00 2017-11-20T06:26:07-05:00
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U.S. envoy to Russia: visa consultations in consulates may resume soon - TASS

Reuters World News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 07:49
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Visa consultations in U.S. consulates in Russia could be resumed in the near future, TASS news agency cited U.S. Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman as saying on Monday.
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North Korean women suffer discrimination, rape, malnutrition: U.N.

Reuters World News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 07:18
GENEVA (Reuters) - North Korean women are deprived of education and job opportunities and are often subjected to violence at home and sexual assault in the workplace, a United Nations human rights panel said on Monday.
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Zimbabwe's ZANU-PF sets Mugabe impeachment ball rolling

Reuters World News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 06:46
HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's ruling ZANU-PF will discuss the impeachment of President Robert Mugabe on Monday, its chief whip said, after a noon deadline expired for the 93-year-old to end his nearly four decades in power by resigning.
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Kenya's Supreme Court upholds Kenyatta's presidential win

Reuters World News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 06:27
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya's Supreme Court on Monday unanimously upheld the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta in last month's repeat presidential vote, paving the way for him to be sworn in next week.
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The Latest: Deadline over for Mugabe to go; now impeachment

AP World News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 06:00
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Latest on Zimbabwe's political turmoil (all times local): 2017-11-20T00:08:00-05:00 2017-11-20T05:08:58-05:00
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Zimbabwe's Mugabe passes deadline to resign; now impeachment

AP World News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 06:00
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Longtime President Robert Mugabe ignored a midday deadline set by the ruling party to step down or face impeachment proceedings, while Zimbabweans stunned by his lack of resignation during a national address vowed more protests to make him leave. 2017-11-20T00:14:00-05:00 2017-11-20T05:14:38-05:00
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Germany faces uncertain political future as gov't talks fail

AP World News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 06:00
BERLIN (AP) — Germany faced an uncertain political future on Monday after the collapse of weeks of talks on forming a new government, with Chancellor Angela Merkel set to consult the country's president and the possibility of new elections looming. 2017-11-19T22:42:00-05:00 2017-11-20T03:42:45-05:00
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Soros says Hungarian government lying in attacks against him

Reuters World News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 05:45
BUDAPEST (Reuters) - U.S. financier George Soros on Monday denounced a Hungarian government campaign against him as "distortions and lies" designed to create a false external enemy.
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Putin plan to rejuvenate Russian politics makes slow progress

Reuters World News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 05:34
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Poised to run for a fourth term, President Vladimir Putin has started clearing out the old Russian political elite and says he's bringing in young people with "fire in their eyes."
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