Abu Dhabi closes $872 million financing for world's largest solar plant

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May 25, 2017 01:34 pm

(REUTERS) Abu Dhabi's government-owned power utility has closed a 3.2 billion dirham ($872 million) financing package for what will be the world's largest solar power pl...

Trump faces rougher reception in NATO, EU meetings

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May 25, 2017 01:32 pm

After a warm welcome in the Middle East and a "fantastic" visit with the pope, U.S. President Donald Trump walks on shakier ground on Thursday when European Union and ...

Nepal PM resigns ahead of final round of local elections

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May 24, 2017 05:32 pm

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Maoist Nepali Prime Minister Prachanda resigned on Wednesday, barely nine months after coming to power, creating a leadership vacuum weeks before the ...

Trump tells Duterte of two U.S. nuclear subs in Korean waters: NYT

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May 24, 2017 05:29 pm

(REUTERS) U.S. President Donald Trump told his Philippine counterpart that Washington has sent two nuclear submarines to waters off the Korean peninsula, the New York Times said...

New police taskforce to target Indonesian gays

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May 24, 2017 05:27 pm

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Police in Indonesia's most populous province plan to deploy a taskforce to investigate lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) activity, a mov...

Two Chinese language teachers kidnapped in Pakistan

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May 24, 2017 05:25 pm

Pakistan (Reuters) - Armed men kidnapped two Chinese language teachers in the Pakistani city of Quetta on Wednesday, provincial officials said, an attack likely to raise co...

Trump meets Pope Francis at Vatican

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May 24, 2017 05:22 pm

(AFP) US President Donald Trump met Pope Francis at the Vatican on Wednesday in a keenly-anticipated first face-to-face encounter between two world leaders who have clashed repe...

Two men publicly caned in Indonesia for having gay sex

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May 23, 2017 02:42 pm

(REUTERS) BANDA ACEH, Indonesia Religious police in Indonesia caned two men for gay sex on Tuesday, with hooded men inflicting 82 lashes on each of them as hundreds of peop...

Seven al Qaeda militants killed in Special Forces raid in Yemen: U.S. military

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May 23, 2017 02:37 pm

Seven al Qaeda militants killed in Special Forces raid in Yemen: U.S. military WASHINGTON Seven militants were killed during an intelligence-gathering ra...

Swedish airport evacuated after bomb scare - TT news agency

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May 23, 2017 02:11 pm

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - An airport outside the western Swedish city of Gothenburg was evacuated after a bag in the arrivals hall showed indications it contained explosives, l...


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