IMF head warns China on exporting debt through 'Silk Road'

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April 12, 2018 03:31 pm

IMF chief Christine Lagarde warned China on Thursday about saddling other countries with a "problematic increase in debt" through its ambitious global trade infrastruc...

Yulia Skripal declines Russian help but embassy doubts statement

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April 12, 2018 01:51 pm

LONDON (Reuters) - Yulia Skripal, who was poisoned in Britain last month along with her father, a former Russian spy, has said she did not wish to take up the offer of assistanc...

British PM May summons ministers to discuss possible military action in Syria

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April 12, 2018 01:26 pm

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May summoned her senior ministers to a special cabinet meeting on Thursday to discuss joining the United States and France in p...

13 African athletes go missing at Commonwealth Games

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April 12, 2018 11:12 am

Five more African athletes may have vanished from the Commonwealth Games, organisers said Thursday, after eight competitors from Cameroon were suspected of fleeing a day earlier...

Fox 'cooperating' with EU officials after bloc raids London offices

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April 11, 2018 02:27 pm

Fox said it was cooperating with EU officials after an unannounced search of the US media company's London offices, one of several raids on media outlets by the bloc Tuesday...

Seven Myanmar soldiers sentenced to 10 years for Rohingya massacre

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April 11, 2018 02:20 pm

YANGON (Reuters) - Seven Myanmar soldiers have been sentenced to “10 years in prison with hard labor in a remote area” for participating in a massacre of 10 Rohingya...

Facebook's Zuckerberg vows to work harder to block hate speech in Myanmar

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April 11, 2018 02:09 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Tuesday his company would step up efforts to block hate messages in Myanmar as he faced questioning by th...

Eurocontrol warns airlines of possible missile strikes into Syria

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April 11, 2018 02:04 pm

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Pan-European air traffic control agency Eurocontrol on Tuesday warned airlines to exercise caution in the eastern Mediterranean due to the possible launch ...

U.S., Russia clash at U.N. over chemical weapons attacks in Syria

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April 11, 2018 01:51 pm

UNITED NATIONS/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Russia and the United States tangled on Tuesday at the United Nations over the use of chemical weapons in Syria as Washington and its allies co...

Kim makes first official mention of US-N.Korea talks

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April 10, 2018 03:25 pm

North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un has acknowledged the prospect of talks with the US, state media reported Tuesday, in his first official mention of dialogue with Washington ...

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