Lebanon army chief calls for readiness at Israel border

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November 21, 2017 04:19 pm

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon’s army chief urged his soldiers on Tuesday to stand fully ready at the southern border to face the “threats of the Israeli enemy”. ...

China urges Thailand to find Muslim Uighurs quickly after dramatic cell break

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November 21, 2017 04:15 pm

BEIJING (Reuters) - China said on Tuesday it has urged Thailand to “quickly bring to justice” 20 ethnic Uighur Muslims from China who broke out of a Thai detention c...

Iran's president declares end of Islamic State

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November 21, 2017 04:11 pm

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani declared the end of Islamic State on Tuesday while a senior military commander thanked the “thousands of martyrs”...

U.S. networks suspend Charlie Rose after sex harassment allegations

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November 21, 2017 04:08 pm

(Reuters) - CBS and other networks on Monday suspended Charlie Rose, one of the most prominent American interviewers, after eight women told the Washington Post he sexually hara...

Mass killer, cult leader Charles Manson dies at 83

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November 20, 2017 03:02 pm

(Reuters) - Charles Manson, the wild-eyed cult leader who orchestrated a string of gruesome killings in Southern California by his “family” of young followers, shatt...

China draws three-stage path for Myanmar, Bangladesh to resolve Rohingya crisis

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November 20, 2017 02:55 pm

NAYPYITAW (Reuters) - China called for a ceasefire in Myanmar’s Rakhine State so that Rohingya Muslim refugees can return from Bangladesh, proposing a three-stage approach...

South Korea fears further missile advances by North this year in threat to U.S.

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November 20, 2017 02:49 pm

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea may conduct additional missile tests this year to polish up its long-range missile technology and ramp up the threat against the United States, Sou...

Merkel fourth term in doubt as German coalition talks fail

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November 20, 2017 02:44 pm

  BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday her efforts to form a three-way coalition government had failed, thrusting Germany into a political cri...

Zimbabwe's Mugabe has until noon to stand down or face impeachment

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November 20, 2017 02:41 pm

HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has until noon (5.00 a.m. EST) on Monday to stand down or the ruling ZANU-PF will begin impeachment proceedings after the 9...

Cambodia faces U.S., EU action after banning opposition

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November 17, 2017 04:34 pm

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - The United States stopped election support for Cambodia with a promise of more “concrete steps” and the European Union threatened vital trade ...

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