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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexicans packed churches on Sunday to pray for the victims of the country’s deadliest quake in 32 years as rescue teams searched against the odds for any survivors trapped under rubble since Tuesday’s tremor shook Mexico City and nearby states. As another aftershock jolted southwestern Mexico on Sunday, the death toll
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BEIJING (Reuters) – China will push for greater international cooperation in the fight against corruption and terrorism when it hosts Interpol’s general assembly next week, according to diplomatic sources familiar with the matter, against a backdrop of concerns China is using the body for its own goals. Last year, the global police cooperation agency elected
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ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) – A delegation from the Kurdistan Regional Government held talks with the Iraqi ruling Shi‘ite coalition in Baghdad on Saturday, two days before a planned referendum on secession from Iraq. “The delegation will discuss the referendum but the referendum is still happening,” Hoshiyar Zebari, a top adviser to Kurdish leader Massoud Barzani,
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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – An magnitude 6.2 earthquake shook southern Mexico on Saturday and was felt in the capital, where seismic alarms sounded, residents ran into the streets and rescuers briefly stopped combing the rubble left by a bigger tremor earlier this week. The United States Geological Survey said the new quake was relatively shallow
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BEIJING/SEOUL (Reuters) – China’s earthquake administration said on Saturday it had detected a magnitude 3.4 earthquake in North Korea that was a “suspected explosion”, raising fears the isolated state had conducted another nuclear bomb test weeks after its last one. An official at South Korea’s meteorological agency said they were analyzing the tremor, which they
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BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thai authorities are closing in on the people who helped former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra flee the country last month, Thai Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan said on Friday. Shinawatra, 50, whose government was ousted by the military in 2014, disappeared from Thailand shortly before a Supreme Court verdict in a negligence
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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australian police charged a 38-year-old man on Friday for allegedly assaulting former prime minister and same-sex marriage opponent Tony Abbott in the Tasmanian city of Hobart. The man was charged with ‘Common Assault’ following an investigation into a complaint made by Abbott, Tasmania police said on its Facebook page. Abbott told local
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