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PARIS (Reuters) – Hundreds of women attended rallies in Paris and other French cities on Sunday to protest against sexual harassment in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal. Women hold placards during a gathering against gender-based and sexual violence in Marseille, France, October 29, 2017. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier U.S. movie mogul Weinstein has been accused
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ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkish police detained 143 people over suspected links to Islamic State in anti-terror operations in eight cities over the weekend, the state-run Anadolu Agency said on Sunday. Members of the Turkish police special forces stand guard at the police headquarters in Istanbul, Turkey, January 17, 2017. REUTERS/Murad Sezer Counter-terrorism police detained 49
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ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkish police detained 61 people over suspected links to Islamic State in anti-terror operations in two cities, the state-run Anadolu Agency said on Sunday. Members of the Turkish police special forces stand guard at the police headquarters in Istanbul, Turkey, January 17, 2017. REUTERS/Murad Sezer Counter-terrorism police raided houses in Bursa, a
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REYKJAVIK (Reuters) – Icelanders, angry over a string of political scandals, ousted the center-right government in an election that could pave the way for a young charismatic opposition leader to form a left-leaning coalition, vote counts indicated on Sunday. The Independence Party members and supporters react as they watch the first results of the snap
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REYKJAVIK (Reuters) – Early vote count suggests that Icelanders, angry over a string of political scandals, have ousted their centre-right government in national elections on Saturday. The Independence Party members and supporters react as they watch the first results of the snap parliamentary election in Reykjavik, Iceland October 28, 2017. REUTERS/Geirix It remains uncertain however
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RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazilian President Michel Temer is recovering after a successful operation in a Sao Paulo hospital to reduce the size of his prostate, his office said in a statement late on Friday night. Brazil’s President Michel Temer arrives to a ceremony at the Planalto Palace in Brasilia, Brazil October 26, 2017.
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SEOUL (Reuters) – U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Saturday that he could not imagine United States ever accepting a nuclear North Korea, warning that its rapidly advancing nuclear and missile programs would undermine, not strengthen, its security. U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and his South Korean counterpart Song Young-moo peer into North Korea
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PHNOM PENH (Reuters) – Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen told his cabinet on Friday he had no fear of Western sanctions after some U.S. senators threatened to push for travel restrictions over his arrest of the main opposition leader, the government spokesman said. Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen attends a plenary session at the National
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on seven North Korean individuals and three entities for “flagrant” human rights abuses, including killings, torture, forced labor and the hunting down of asylum seekers abroad. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un claps with military officers at the Command of the Strategic Force of the
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