Japan struggles to deliver relief to victims of worst floods in decades

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July 10, 2018 03:11 pm

KURASHIKI, Japan (Reuters) - Japan struggled on Tuesday to restore utilities after its worst weather disaster in 36 years killed 155 people, with survivors facing health risks f...

Suicide bomber kills 10 in Afghanistan's city of Jalalabad

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July 10, 2018 03:05 pm

KABUL (Reuters) - A suicide bomber blew himself up on Tuesday in the Afghan city of Jalalabad, killing at least 10 people, government officials said, but no militant group has y...

In landmark ruling, Hong Kong court grants British lesbian right to spousal visa

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July 04, 2018 11:24 am

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong’s top court ruled on Wednesday that a British lesbian should be granted a spousal visa, upholding a lower court’s decision, in a land...

Indonesia says at least 29 dead in ferry sinking, search goes on

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July 04, 2018 11:22 am

JAKARTA (Reuters) - At least 29 people died after a ferry sank near Indonesia’s Sulawesi island, officials said on Wednesday, as rescue teams searched for dozens of missin...

Former Malaysian PM pleads not guilty to charges in 1MDB graft probe

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July 04, 2018 11:19 am

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia’s former Prime Minister Najib Razak pleaded not guilty to criminal charges on Wednesday related to a probe into allegations of corruption...

Trapped Thai team gets dive lessons as rescuers plan for extraction

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July 04, 2018 11:16 am

CHIANG RAI, Thailand (Reuters) - Rescue teams in northern Thailand were giving crash courses in swimming and diving on Wednesday as part of preparations to extract a young socce...

Maryland shooting suspect battled newspaper in court and lost

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June 29, 2018 02:15 pm

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First Trump-Putin summit has Cold War backdrop, U.S. allies nervous

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June 29, 2018 01:18 pm

WASHINGTON/MOSCOW (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet for their first summit on July 16 in Helsinki, a venue famed for its Col...

Nigeria imposes curfew as 70 die in escalating communal clashes

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June 25, 2018 12:17 pm

BAUCHI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Nigeria imposed a dusk to dawn curfew on Sunday in central Plateau state after least 70 people died in communal clashes between farmers and semi-noma...

China's Weibo blocks comedian John Oliver after Xi Jinping roasting

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June 21, 2018 04:05 pm

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China’s Twitter-like microblogging service Weibo has blocked and deleted posts referring to British comedian John Oliver after he slammed the country&...

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