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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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HARARE (Reuters) – Zimbabwe’s ruling ZANU-PF party will meet on Sunday to dismiss President Robert Mugabe and reinstate the vice-president he dismissed, Emmerson Mnangagwa, two party sources told Reuters on Saturday. Protesters march calling for Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe to step down in Cape Town, South Africa, November 18, 2017. REUTERS/Sumaya Hisham The sources said
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HARARE (Reuters) – Zimbabweans celebrating the expected fall of President Robert Mugabe marched towards his residence in the capital Harare on Saturday, live television pictures showed, as the country prepared to oust its leader of the last 37 years. Protesters march calling for Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe to step down in Cape Town, South Africa,
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MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australia’s main medical association called on Saturday for the government to allow independent doctors and other health experts to help more than 400 asylum seekers languishing inside a recently closed detention center in Papua New Guinea. Refugee advocates hold placards as they participate in a protest in Sydney, Australia, against the treatment
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HARARE (Reuters) – President Robert Mugabe’s own ruling ZANU-PF party wants him to step down and plans to hold a rally in Zimbabwe’s capital Harare on Saturday to make the point. Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe attends a university graduation ceremony in Harare, Zimbabwe. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo Mugabe, at Zimbabwe’s helm since independence from Britain in 1980,
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BEIRUT (Reuters) – Saad al-Hariri, who sparked a crisis by resigning as Lebanese prime minister on Nov. 4 during a visit to Saudi Arabia, will leave Riyadh for France on Friday, a member of his party said, but will not return directly to Beirut after the visit. Posters depicting Lebanon’s Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri, who
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GOTHENBURG, Sweden (Reuters) – Britain will honour its commitments to the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May said again on Friday, trying to reassure increasingly frustrated leaders who want London to spell out how much it will pay on Brexit. Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May arrives for an EU Social Summit for Fair Jobs and
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Satellite images taken this month of a North Korean naval shipyard indicate Pyongyang is pursuing an “aggressive schedule” to build its first operational ballistic missile submarine, a U.S. institute reported on Thursday. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visits a factory in this undated picture provided by KCNA in Pyongyang on November
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BONN, Germany (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s corruption investigations are linked to a just few individuals and will not hinder investments in the kingdom, its energy minister said on Thursday. Saudi Oil Minister, Khalid al-Falih, arrives to attend the Future Investment Initiative conference in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia October 24, 2017. REUTERS/Faisal Al Nasser Khalid al Falih
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LONDON (Reuters) – British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has reservations about granting diplomatic protection to an Iranian-British aid worker jailed in Iran, her husband said on Wednesday. Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson meets with Richard Ratcliffe, the husband of Nazanin Zaghari Ratcliffe who is detained in Iran, at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office in London,
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CARACAS (Reuters) – Last March, Chief Justice Maikel Moreno shocked Venezuela when his Supreme Court nullified the powers of the National Assembly and transferred them to the 32-judge tribunal. FILE PHOTO: Venezuela’s Supreme Court President Maikel Moreno addresses the media during a news conference at the Supreme Court of Justice (TSJ), in Caracas, Venezuela June
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CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuela’s opposition said on Tuesday it would not attend this week’s planned political dialogue in the Dominican Republic with President Nicolas Maduro’s government as regional guarantors had not been invited. Luis Florido, lawmaker of the Venezuelan coalition of opposition parties (MUD) talks to the media during a news conference in Caracas, Venezuela,
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MANILA (Reuters) – Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday said he raised the issue of human rights and extrajudicial killings during a conversation with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who was “receptive” to his comments. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (L) shakes hands with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte (R) before the opening ceremony of the
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