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GENEVA (Reuters) – North Korea and the United States clashed at a U.N. forum on Tuesday over their military intentions towards one another, with Pyongyang’s envoy declaring it would “never” put its nuclear deterrent on the negotiating table. Japan, well within reach of North Korea’s missiles, said the world must maintain pressure on the reclusive
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ROME (Reuters) – An earthquake measuring 3.6 magnitude hit the island of Ischia, off the coast of Naples, on Monday night, officials said, and first reports said one person was killed and at least 20 people injured in the collapse of several buildings. Residents and tourists on the island, which is crowded at the height
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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia’s government hit a six-month low in a widely-watched opinion poll on Monday, with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s one-seat majority in jeopardy over a citizenship crisis which could see three cabinet ministers thrown out of parliament. Australia’s parliament has been rocked by the revelation that seven politicians, including three ministers, are dual
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WELLINGTON (Reuters) – New Zealand’s 37-year-old opposition leader, Jacinda Ardern, officially launched her election campaign on Sunday, pledging her government would be “bold”, “brave” and tackle rising inequality should it win next month’s election. Ardern is riding a surge in the polls just three weeks after her appointment to the leadership of the center-left Labour
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Melbourne (Reuters) – Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull called on Sunday for developers to incorporate safety features into their projects to prevent militant attacks with vehicles and other weapons as he announced new plans to protect the public. Turnbull unveiled Australia’s first national strategy to protect crowded places, which he said was initiated after an
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