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KINSHASA (Reuters) – Congolese opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi rejected suggestions that he might do a deal with President Joseph Kabila, at a rally which passed off peacefully on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Congolese opposition politician Felix Tshisekedi addresses a news conference in Limete Municipality of Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, October 12, 2017. REUTERS/Robert Carrubba/File Photo
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TORONTO (Reuters) – The driver suspected of killing 10 people and injuring 15 others when he plowed a rental van into pedestrians in Toronto will make his first court appearance on Tuesday when details of a motive for the attack were expected to emerge. A damaged van seized by police is seen after multiple people
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MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Kremlin said on Tuesday it did not regard political tumult in Armenia, a close Russian ally, as a Ukraine-style revolution and was pleased that the situation there appeared stable for now. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov attends a meeting of Russian President Vladimir Putin with Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani
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BEICHUAN, China (Reuters) – A decade after a massive earthquake rocked China’s southwestern province of Sichuan, killing almost 70,000 people, the scars have begun to heal. Wang Shiming (L), 11, and his brother Wang Shiqi, 13, great-grandsons of surviving villager Liu Guizhen, watch television in an old house damaged in the 2008 Sichuan earthquake, at
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YEREVAN (Reuters) – A large group of unarmed Armenian soldiers joined anti-government protests in the capital Yerevan on Monday in a development the Armenian military said was illegal and would be harshly punished. People march during a protest against the appointment of ex-president Serzh Sarksyan as the new prime minister in Yerevan, Armenia April 23,
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LONDON (Reuters) – Kate, the wife of Britain’s Prince William, was admitted to hospital in the early stages of labor on Monday to give birth to the couple’s third child. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, as the couple are officially known, drove from their home at Kensington Palace in central London to St Mary’s
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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexican presidential front-runner Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador faces a test of his mettle on Sunday night as he squares off against rivals in the first televised debate of the campaign for the July 1 election. Leftist front-runner Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador of the National Regeneration Movement (MORENA) arrives at Palacio de
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JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Iran and Israel traded blame on Sunday for an unprecedented, weeks-long surge in hostilities between their forces over Syria but played down prospects of a spillover into war. FILE PHOTO: Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif attends a meeting with Belgian counterpart Didier Reynders (unseen) at the Egmont Palace in Brussels, Belgium
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KABUL (Reuters) – A suicide bomber blew himself up outside a voter registration center in the Afghan capital Kabul on Sunday, killing at least 52 people and wounding more than 100, in the most serious attack yet on preparations for elections scheduled for October. Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack on a project of
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HAVANA (Reuters) – Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro became on Saturday the first foreign leader to meet with Cuba’s Miguel Diaz-Canel since he became president of the communist-run island this week, underscoring the importance of the Venezuelan-Cuban alliance. Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel (R) speaks to Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro at the Revolution Palace in Havana, Cuba
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