Trump to set out vision for Asia in Vietnam

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November 10, 2017 01:05 pm

DANANG, Vietnam (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump landed in Vietnam on Friday for a summit of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) countries at which the White House s...

Modern slavery seeps through murky world of Britain's car washes

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November 10, 2017 01:01 pm

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Tricked into washing cars in London for 12 hours a day without pay and treated like a slave, Bogdan quit after a week - hoping to find a be...

New Delhi declares emergency as toxic smog thickens by the hour

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November 09, 2017 02:08 pm

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The Indian capital declared a pollution emergency and banned the entry of trucks and construction activity as a toxic smog hung over the city for a third d...

British aid minister Patel resigns in new test for PM May

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November 09, 2017 12:58 pm

LONDON (Reuters) - British aid minister Priti Patel was forced from office on Wednesday over undisclosed meetings with Israeli officials after Prime Minister Theresa May sought ...

UAE asks banks for information on 19 Saudis' accounts

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November 09, 2017 12:53 pm

ABU DHABI/DUBAI (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates central bank and securities regulator have asked banks and finance companies in the UAE to provide information on the accoun...

South Korea's Moon unveils new focus on Southeast Asia

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November 09, 2017 12:33 pm

JAKARTA (Reuters) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Thursday unveiled a new policy aimed at deepening ties with Southeast Asia, as the North Asian economic powerhouse seek...

Barack Obama shows up in Chicago for jury duty; not chosen

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November 09, 2017 12:09 pm

Former President Barack Obama, free of a job that forced him to move to Washington for eight years, showed up to a downtown Chicago courthouse for jury duty on Wednesday morning...

UCLA basketball players arrested in China ahead of Trump's visit: reports

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November 08, 2017 04:46 pm

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Three UCLA men’s basketball players were arrested in China for shoplifting on Tuesday, media reports said, a day before U.S. President Donald Trump la...

China, Philippines to draft protocol to avoid maritime 'miscalculations'

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November 08, 2017 01:42 pm

MANILA (Reuters) - China and the Philippines will negotiate a military protocol to avoid maritime “miscalculations”, Manila’s defense minister said on Wednesda...

Chinese media upbeat on U.S. ties ahead of Trump visit

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November 08, 2017 01:28 pm

BEIJING (Reuters) - China and the United States have common interests but the relationship needs careful handling, Chinese state-run media said on Wednesday ahead of U.S. Presid...

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