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KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysia’s former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad on Tuesday said his opposition alliance could easily win a general election that must be held by August, so long as it was free and fair, but that he expected it to be“terribly dirty”. FILE PHOTO: Former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad waves as he
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BRATISLAVA (Reuters) – Slovak junior ruling party Most-Hid (Bridge) will seek talks with coalition parties about leading the country toward early elections or will leave the government coalition if no agreement is made, its leader Bela Bugar said on Monday. Slovakia’s Prime Minister Robert Fico reacts after a meeting of Slovakia’s three top officials at
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SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea’s silence on its upcoming summits with the United States and South Korea is probably due to caution over organizing its stance regarding the meetings, South Korea’s Ministry of Unification said on Monday. FILE PHOTO: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un meets members of the special delegation of South Korea’s President
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DUBAI (Reuters) – Saudi King Salman has ordered the establishment of specialized departments in the public prosecutor’s office to investigate and prosecute corruption cases, the government’s information office said in a statement on Sunday. Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud arrives to attend Riyadh International Humanitarian Forum in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia February 26,
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JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South African gold producers will likely reach a settlement within six weeks in a lawsuit over a fatal lung disease that companies have set aside 5 billion rand ($420 million) in provisions for, a lawyer and industry group said on Sunday. FILE PHOTO: Former gold miner Senzele Silewise, 81, talks to paralegals
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HAVANA (Reuters) – Cubans go to the polls on Sunday in a one-party vote that marks the penultimate step in a political process that will culminate next month with the selection of the Communist-ruled island’s first non-Castro leader since the 1959 revolution. Cuba’s President Raul Castro (L) and Cuba’s First Vice-President Miguel Diaz-Canel are seen
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BEIRUT (Reuters) – Turkish forces have reached the outskirts of the town of Afrin after a weeks-long campaign against a Kurdish militia in northwest Syria, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights war monitoring group said on Saturday. Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army fighters are seen in Khaldieh village in eastern Afrin, Syria March 10, 2018. REUTERS/Khalil
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