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EU open to Iran sanctions after foiled France, Denmark plots: diplomats

Reuters World News - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 16:23
European Union foreign ministers showed cautious support on Monday for possible new economic sanctions on Iran in a shift of policy after accusations of Iranian attack plots in France and Denmark, diplomats said.
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Taliban say no pact struck with U.S. on deadline to end Afghan war

Reuters World News - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 16:02
A three-day meeting between the Taliban and the U.S. special envoy for Afghanistan to pave the way for peace talks ended with no agreement, the militant group said a day after the diplomat declared a deadline of April 2019 to end a 17-year-long war.
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Northern Irish DUP fail to back UK PM May in finance bill votes

Reuters World News - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 15:55
The small Northern Irish Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) which supports British Prime Minister Theresa May's government failed to back her in several votes on a finance bill on Monday after being vocally critical of her draft Brexit deal.
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U.S. briefly shutters border crossing to brace for migrants

Reuters World News - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 15:41
U.S. officials briefly closed the busiest border crossing from Mexico early on Monday to add concrete barricades and razor wire amid concerns that some of the thousands of Central American migrants at the border could try to rush the crossing.
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France says to decide soon on sanctions over Khashoggi killing

Reuters World News - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 15:34
France will decide very soon to impose sanctions on individuals linked to the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Monday.
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Clashes, air strikes resume in Yemen's Hodeidah: residents

Reuters World News - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 15:09
Saudi-led warplanes bombed positions held by Houthi rebels in Yemen's port city of Hodeidah late on Monday as clashes raged in the suburbs, shattering a lull in fighting that had raised hopes for a ceasefire, residents said.
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Polish Church asks for forgiveness for pedophilia cases

Reuters World News - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 14:47
Poland's Catholic Church on Monday asked victims of sexual abuse by the clergy for forgiveness, a month after an appeal court upheld a ruling stating the Church was responsible for the crimes of one if its priests.
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Berlin imposes travel ban, arms freeze over Khashoggi killing

Reuters World News - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 14:36
Germany banned 18 Saudis suspected of involvement in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi from much of Europe on Monday and moved to halt all arms sales to Saudi Arabia.
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Saudi king to open mine project, crown prince to attend G20

Reuters World News - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 14:24
Saudi Arabia's King Salman will inaugurate the Waad Al-Shamaal mining project on Thursday, Alarabiya TV said on Twitter, quoting energy minister Khalid al-Falih.
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U.S. spy chiefs should publicly report on Khashoggi death: Senator

Reuters World News - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 14:15
U.S. intelligence officials should issue a public report on the killing of Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a senior Democratic U.S. Senator said on Monday, following published reports the CIA believed Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman had personally ordered the murder.
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Putin says Russia will retaliate if U.S. quits nuclear missile treaty: agencies

Reuters World News - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 13:54
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday the Kremlin would retaliate if the United States withdrew from the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty, Russian news agencies reported.
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Airbnb to remove listings in Israel's West Bank settlements

Reuters World News - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 13:44
Home-renting company Airbnb Inc <AirBnB Inc> said on Monday it would remove listings in Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank, a move Israel called a "wretched capitulation" to boycotters and Palestinians hailed as a step towards peace.
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Saudi crown prince to attend G20 summit in Argentina: Al Arabiya TV

Reuters World News - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 13:29
Saudi Arabia's crown prince will participate in a G20 summit in Argentina at the end of the month, Al Arabiya television reported on Monday.
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Serb nationalist calls on EU to grant Bosnia candidate status

Reuters World News - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 13:12
The new Serb member of Bosnia's tripartite inter-ethnic presidency called on the European Union on Monday to grant the country candidate status and said it was time for foreign judges and peace envoy to leave.
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Putin says Russia will retaliate if US quits nuclear arms control treaty: agencies

Reuters World News - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 13:03
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday the Kremlin would retaliate if the United States withdrew from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty, Russian news agencies reported.
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Berlin imposes entry ban, arms freeze over Khashoggi killing

Reuters World News - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 12:48
Germany banned Saudi citizens suspected of involvement in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi from much of Europe on Monday and moved to halt all arms sales to the kingdom in a firming of its stance towards Riyadh.
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Turkey talks Khashoggi with U.N. chief, no inquiry request: U.N.

Reuters World News - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 12:48
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu did not request a U.N. inquiry into the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi when he met with U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday, a U.N. spokesman said, though they did discuss the case.
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U.S. senator urges report from spy agencies on Khashoggi killing

Reuters World News - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 12:48
Democratic U.S. Senator Ron Wyden on Monday called on U.S. intelligence officials to publicly release a summary of their findings on the killing of Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Wyden said in a statement to Reuters.
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French universities to offer more courses in English to attract foreign students

Reuters World News - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 12:43
France wants to boost the number of foreign students at its universities by more than half over the next decade and will offer more courses taught in English to attract them.
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'Yellow vest' protests block fuel depots in France, retailers hit

Reuters World News - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 12:33
Protesters angered by higher fuel taxes blocked access to three oil depots in France and sporadic unrest erupted in the overseas territory of Reunion, in a third day of demonstrations against President Emmanuel Macron's economic reforms.
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