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LONDON (Reuters) – British finance minister Philip Hammond, under pressure to help weakened Prime Minister Theresa May in this week’s budget, promised to speed up house building and said he had some room to help voters despite his squeeze on public finances. Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond attends the BBC’s Marr Show in
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LONDON (Reuters) – Finland’s Henri Kontinen and Australian partner John Peers won the doubles title at the ATP Finals for the second year running when they beat world number one duo Lukasz Kubot and Marcelo Melo 6-4 6-2 on Sunday. Tennis – ATP World Tour Finals – The O2 Arena, London, Britain – November 19,
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DHAKA (Reuters) – Bangladesh police said on Sunday they had arrested a suspected leader of an Islamist group wanted in connection with the death in 2015 a U.S. blogger critical of religious extremism. FILE PHOTO: Rafida Ahmed, who is recovering from injuries including the loss of her thumb suffered during a hacking attack by jihadi
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LONDON (Reuters) – Chancellor Philip Hammond promised to speed up house building in his new budget plan this week and said he had some room to help voters despite his tight squeeze on the public finances, a newspaper reported. FILE PHOTO: A crane is seen above some high rise building construction works at Lewisham, in
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PHNOM PENH (Reuters) – Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen challenged the United States on Sunday to cut all aid after it announced it was ending funding for a general election next year in response to the dissolution of the main opposition party, media reported. FILE PHOTO: Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen attends a plenary session
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DUBLIN (Reuters) – As the public face of the Irish Republican Army during its bombing campaigns, then peacemaker and mainstream politician, Gerry Adams has been a defining figure of Northern Ireland’s 50-year journey from sectarian torment to relative stability. Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams gestures after delivering a speech at his party’s annual conference in
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DUBLIN (Reuters) – As the public face of the Irish Republican Army during its bombing campaigns, then peacemaker and mainstream politician, Gerry Adams has been a defining figure of Northern Ireland’s 50-year journey from sectarian torment to relative stability. Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams gestures after delivering a speech at his party’s annual conference in
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HAVANA (Reuters) – An association of Cuban businesswomen has asked to meet with Republican Senator Marco Rubio of Florida to explain the impact on the country’s nascent private sector of rolling back a detente in U.S. relations. Rubio, a Cuban-American politician who advocates a “no contact” policy with the Communist-run island, has advised President Donald
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