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WASHINGTON/LONDON/MOSCOW (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump cast doubt on Thursday over the timing of his threatened strike on Syria in response to a reported poison gas attack, while France said it had proof of Syria’s guilt but needed to gather more information. Fears of confrontation between Russia and the West have been running high
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WASHINGTON/BEIRUT (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump warned Russia on Wednesday of imminent military action in Syria over a suspected poison gas attack, declaring that missiles “will be coming” and lambasting Moscow for standing by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. The White House pushed back against suggestions that Trump had broadcast his plans for military strikes
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TUNIS (Reuters) – A Libyan military spokesman declined on Wednesday to address directly reports that key coalition military commander Khalifa Haftar was in the French capital Paris for medical treatment. FILE PHOTO: Libya’s eastern-based commander Khalifa Haftar attends General Security conference, in Benghazi, Libya October 14, 2017. REUTERS/Esam Omran Al-Fetori/File Photo Ahmed al-Mismari, spokesman for
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BAKU (Reuters) – Ilham Aliyev won a fourth term as president of Azerbaijan on Wednesday in an election boycotted by major opposition parties, who accused him of authoritarian rule and suppressing political dissent. FILE PHOTO: Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev casts his vote during a referendum on extending presidential terms in Baku, Azerbaijan September 26, 2016.
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BERLIN (Reuters) – Trade unions in Germany piled more pressure onto public sector employers with a second day of nation-wide wage strikes on Wednesday as thousands of workers staged walkouts at hospitals, childcare centers and waste depots. Members of German public sector workers union Verdi stage a strike at the airport in demand for higher wages
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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Independent Mexican presidential candidate Jaime Rodriguez will be on the ballot for July’s vote, the country’s electoral regulator said on Tuesday, weeks after he was dramatically excluded for not reaching the required number of signatures. Independent presidential pre-candidate Jaime Rodriguez, also known as Bronco, speaks during a news conference in Mexico
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MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich said on Tuesday that new U.S. sanctions imposed against some Russian companies have created uncertainty for all investors. FILE PHOTO – Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich speaks during an interview at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF), Russia, June 2, 2017. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin Dvorkovich
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PANAMA CITY (Reuters) – Panama’s government said on Monday it will not intervene in a dispute between the Trump Organization and a new majority investor in a hotel in the country’s capital, after the U.S. president’s family business asked for help. A worker cleans the site where the Trump name was removed from the Trump
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