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France sending experts to investigate Saudi oil attack: Elysee

Reuters World News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 01:51
France will send experts to Saudi Arabia to help with investigations into an attack on Saudi oil installations, President Emmanuel Macron's office said on Wednesday.
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Israel's Netanyahu teetering in close election race

Reuters World News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 01:47
Israel's election remained too close to call Wednesday morning, with television stations carrying unofficial results showing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tied with his main rival, former military chief Benny Gantz.
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South Korea politicians in close-shave protest over law minister

Reuters World News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 01:23
The deputy speaker of South Korea's parliament joined a growing band of politicians on Wednesday who have shaved their heads in a protest against a new justice minister whose family is being investigated for suspected wrongdoing.
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Saudi Arabia joins maritime protection mission: state news agency

Reuters World News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 00:36
Saudi Arabia has joined an international maritime mission to protect commercial shipping in the Strait of Hormuz and other areas, Saudi state media reported on Wednesday, citing an official source in the defense ministry.
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Mexican authorities find 29 bodies in a hundred plastic bags

Reuters World News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 00:20
Mexican authorities said on Tuesday they had found 29 bodies, packed in more than a hundred plastic bags, dumped in a clandestine grave in the violent western state of Jalisco.
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Israel's Netanyahu teetering in close election race: polls

Reuters World News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 00:17
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was in a battle for political survival after exit polls following Tuesday's election showed the race too close to call and the Israeli leader's decade-long grip on power slipping.
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Preferably dead: Philippines' Duterte seeks freed inmates' capture

Reuters World News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 00:04
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has renewed an offer of 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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Mexico seeks to halt 'illegal' auction of pre-Columbian art in Paris

Reuters World News - Tue, 09/17/2019 - 23:29
Mexico's Foreign Ministry on Tuesday urged French elite auction house Millon to halt what it called an "illegal" auction of 120 pieces of pre-Columbian artifacts at an event scheduled for Wednesday in Paris.
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South Korea removes Japan from fast-track trade 'white list'

Reuters World News - Tue, 09/17/2019 - 22:44
South Korea said on Wednesday it had approved plans to drop Japan from its "white list" of countries with fast track trade status, responding with a tit-for-tat move that intensifies a growing diplomatic and trade spat between the two countries.
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Japan says South Korea move on fast-track trade status 'regrettable'

Reuters World News - Tue, 09/17/2019 - 22:43
Japan on Wednesday said South Korea's decision to remove Tokyo's fast-track trade status without sufficient explanation was "regrettable", as a diplomatic and trade row between the two Asian neighbors and U.S. allies deepened.
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Brazil prosecutor orders indictments in Rio councilwoman murder case

Reuters World News - Tue, 09/17/2019 - 22:20
Brazil's top public prosecutor on Tuesday ordered five people indicted over sabotaging efforts to investigate the assassination of a Rio de Janeiro city councilwoman, and said federal investigators would take over the case.
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French President Macron calls Saudi crown prince on Aramco attacks: press

Reuters World News - Tue, 09/17/2019 - 22:19
The Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received a phone call from the French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday to discuss the attack on oil facilities owned by Saudi Aramco, according to the state news agency SPA.
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Venezuela releases opposition lawmaker after four months in custody

Reuters World News - Tue, 09/17/2019 - 21:49
Venezuelan authorities released opposition lawmaker Edgar Zambrano from custody on Tuesday, four months after his arrest on treason charges, a move his allies said was a result of popular pressure, not a sign of goodwill from President Nicolas Maduro.
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Afghan president sees his chance after collapse of U.S.-Taliban talks

Reuters World News - Tue, 09/17/2019 - 21:33
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani had no more than 20 minutes to study a draft accord between the United States and the Taliban on pulling thousands of U.S. troops out of his country, but upcoming elections could put him back at the heart of talks to end decades of war.
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U.S. seeks U.N. action on Saudi attacks despite likely Russian opposition

Reuters World News - Tue, 09/17/2019 - 20:59
A senior U.S. official on Tuesday called for a U.N. Security Council response to the attacks on Saudi oil facilities that the United States blames on Iran, but it was unclear what action he sought or whether Washington might secure Russian cooperation.
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Netanyahu's main election rival, Gantz, says it appears prime minister lost

Reuters World News - Tue, 09/17/2019 - 20:45
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's main election challenger, centrist party chief Benny Gantz, said on Wednesday it appeared from exit polls that the Israeli leader was defeated but that only official results would tell.
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Netanyahu in post-election speech makes no victory claim

Reuters World News - Tue, 09/17/2019 - 20:44
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made no victory claim or concession of defeat in a speech to his Likud party on Wednesday after exit polls showed no clear winner in an election race that was too close to call.
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U.S. seeking to make Cubans seek asylum in Honduras: minister

Reuters World News - Tue, 09/17/2019 - 20:40
Honduran Foreign Minister Lisandro Rosales said on Tuesday that negotiations with the United States could make Cuban migrants passing through the Central American country seek refuge there.
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As China sway grows, U.S. to confront it on Uighur issue at U.N. gathering

Reuters World News - Tue, 09/17/2019 - 20:36
The United States is considering how it will confront China during the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations next week over its detention of some 1 million Muslims in a remote region, as some diplomats warn that U.S. leadership in global institutions is waning and China's influence is growing.
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Exclusive: Pence rebuffs Solomon Islands PM after nation cuts ties with Taiwan

Reuters World News - Tue, 09/17/2019 - 20:16
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has declined to meet Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare after the nation cut ties with Taiwan in favor of China this week, a senior U.S. administration official said on Tuesday.
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