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LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May will visit Japan this month for talks with her Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe to discuss Brexit, trade and defense, her office said on Tuesday. May will lead a business delegation drawn from a range of different sectors on the trip, which comes as her government looks to
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BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany must eventually follow other European countries in banning new diesel vehicles from roads, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said in a magazine interview published on Monday, although she declined to commit to a specific date. Angela Merkel, German Chancellor and leader of the conservative Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party, speaks at the
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BEIJING (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s order to his top trade adviser to investigate supposedly unfair Chinese trade practices will “poison” relations between the two countries, a Chinese state-run newspaper said on Monday. Trump will later on Monday issue the order to determine whether to investigate Chinese trade practices that force U.S. firms operating
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BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Argentina’s business-friendly President Mauricio Macri’s preferred candidate led a closely watched Senate primary race on Sunday, in what could be a surprise win over populist former President Cristina Fernandez in Buenos Aires province. With 14.14 percent of votes counted, Macri’s former education minister Esteban Bullrich had 37.1 percent compared with 31.37
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NAIROBI (Reuters) – Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga on Sunday called for a strike to support his claim to the presidency and accused the ruling party of “spilling the blood of innocent people”, despite growing pressure on him to concede election defeat. The election commission on Friday declared incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta winner of the presidential
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CARACAS (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s talk of possible military action in Venezuela could be a political life-line for the country’s unpopular leader, who has long used the threat of U.S. aggression to justify policies that have shredded the economy. President Nicolas Maduro has continued the free-spending socialist “revolution” started by his predecessor, the
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