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China's envoy to Canada says Huawei 5G ban would have repercussions

Reuters World News - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 17:24
China's envoy to Canada on Thursday warned Ottawa there would be repercussions if it banned technology firm Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] from supplying equipment to Canadian 5G networks, the latest blast in a deepening bilateral dispute.
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Car bomber kills 10 in Colombia police academy attack

Reuters World News - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 17:17
A car bomb exploded at a police academy in Colombia's capital Bogota on Thursday, killing at least 10 people and wounding over 50 in an attack that prompted fears of a return to the country's violent past.
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Death toll in militia clashes in Libya’s capital rises to 10

Reuters World News - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 17:12
The death toll from clashes between rival militias in the Libyan capital Tripoli has risen to 10 killed and 41 wounded, the health ministry said on Thursday.
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Norway's PM Solberg forms majority center-right government

Reuters World News - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 17:10
Norway's Prime Minister Erna Solberg struck a deal on Thursday to form a center-right majority government by adding the small Christian Democratic Party to her minority three-party coalition.
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U.S. believes Islamic State likely responsible for Manbij blast: sources

Reuters World News - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 17:06
The U.S. government believes the Islamic State militant group, which claimed Wednesday's attack in northern Syria that killed four Americans, is likely responsible, although it has not reached a firm conclusion, two U.S. government sources said on Thursday.
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U.S. believes Islamic State likely carried out Manbij blast: sources

Reuters World News - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 16:48
The U.S. government believes the Islamic State militant group, which claimed Wednesday's attack in northern Syria that killed four Americans, is likely responsible, although it has not reached a firm conclusion, two U.S. government sources said on Thursday.
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African Union calls on Congo to delay release of final vote

Reuters World News - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 16:40
The African Union on Thursday called on Democratic Republic of Congo to suspend the release of the final results of its disputed presidential election due to its doubts over the provisional results.
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NBA's Kanter urges Trump to act on Turkey's human rights record

Reuters World News - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 16:18
New York Knicks player Enes Kanter urged U.S. President Donald Trump to be more vocal about human rights in Turkey, after prosecutors in Istanbul requested the basketball player's arrest and extradition over his ties to a U.S.-based cleric.
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Morocco foils 89,000 illegal migration attempts in 2018: interior ministry

Reuters World News - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 16:17
Morocco stopped 89,000 people from illegally migrating in 2018, up 37 percent compared to a year earlier, the interior ministry said on Thursday, as the country became the main launchpad in the Mediterranean for Europe-bound migrants.
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Norway PM Solberg to form majority government

Reuters World News - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 16:13
Norway's minority center-right government has struck a deal with the small Christian Democratic Party to form a four-party majority coalition, it said on Thursday, confirming earlier reports.
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U.N. members owe $2 billion in debt to peacekeeping, U.S. owes a third

Reuters World News - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 16:12
U.N. member states owe nearly $2 billion in peacekeeping funds, United Nations chief Antonio Guterres has warned, with the United States responsible for more than a third of that.
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Chinese envoy to Canada warns against any future Huawei 5G ban

Reuters World News - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 16:01
China's envoy to Canada on Thursday warned Ottawa of possible repercussions if it banned technology firm Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] from supplying equipment to Canadian 5G networks, the latest blast in a deepening bilateral dispute.
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Want to be Danish? You'd better shake hands

Reuters World News - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 15:24
Afghan-born Sakandar Khan, 30, was among the first nine new Danish citizens who shook hands with Denmark's immigration minister under a new law that makes a handshake the final step in the naturalization process.
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Italy government approves flagship welfare reforms

Reuters World News - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 15:09
The Italian government on Thursday approved flagship reforms of the welfare and pension system, election pledges of the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League, which mark a major overhaul of the country's welfare state.
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Factbox: Italian early-retirement option rolls back 2011 pension reform

Reuters World News - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 15:08
The Italian government on Thursday approved a scheme to allow people to retire earlier, rolling back a 2011 law that had sharply raised the pensionable age.
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Factbox: Italy approves "citizens' income" poverty relief scheme

Reuters World News - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 15:07
The Italian government on Thursday approved a new poverty relief scheme known as the "citizens' income", fulfilling a long-standing election promise of the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement, which governs with the far-right League.
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UK in deadlock over Brexit 'Plan B' as May and Corbyn tussle

Reuters World News - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 14:55
Britain's last-minute scramble to shape an EU exit, its biggest policy upheaval in half a century, stalled on Thursday as Prime Minister Theresa May and opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn dug in their heels for competing visions.
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Sudan protesters, police clash as anti-Bashir unrest widens

Reuters World News - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 14:55
Stone-throwing Sudanese demonstrators battled security forces in Khartoum on Thursday, witnesses said, and a child and a doctor were reported killed at the start of a fifth week of protests against President Omar al-Bashir's 30-year-old rule.
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Doctor and child killed in Sudan protests: opposition-linked doctors' committee

Reuters World News - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 14:55
A doctor and a child were killed during anti-government protests in Sudan on Thursday, a doctors' committee linked to the opposition said.
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Belarusian model who claimed Trump secrets detained in Moscow: Ifax

Reuters World News - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 14:37
A model from Belarus who claimed to have evidence of Russian interference in U.S. President Donald Trump's election was detained in an airport in Moscow on Thursday after being deported from Thailand, Interfax cited the police as saying.
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