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Egyptians to vote on changes that may see Sisi in power to 2030

Egyptians to vote on changes that may see Sisi in power to 2030

FILE PHOTO: A man walks in front of a banner depicting Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi before the upcoming referendum on constitutional amendments in Cairo, Egypt April 16, 2019. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany/File Photo April ...
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EU’s Juncker: there is still a risk of no-deal Brexit despite delay

EU’s Juncker: there is still a risk of no-deal Brexit despite delay

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker addresses the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium April 3, 2019. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir April 19, 2019 By Foo Yun Chee BRUSSELS (Reuters) – There is a still a concern that Britain ...
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U.S. arrests former Marine connected to North Korea embassy raid in Spain

U.S. arrests former Marine connected to North Korea embassy raid in Spain

FILE PHOTO: A Spanish National Police car is seen outside the North Korea's embassy in Madrid, Spain February 28, 2019. REUTERS/Sergio Perez/File Photo April 19, 2019 By Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. authorities on ...
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Peru ex-president leaves cadaver as sign of ‘contempt’ for his enemies: suicide note

Peru ex-president leaves cadaver as sign of ‘contempt’ for his enemies: suicide note

Friends and family carry the coffin with the remains of Peru's former President Alan Garcia, who killed himself this week, during the last of three days of national mourning declared by President Martin Vizcarra, in ...
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Thousands rally in Belgrade to support Serbia’s president Vucic

Thousands rally in Belgrade to support Serbia’s president Vucic

Supporters of Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic burn flare as they wait for his arrival for his campaign rally "The Future of Serbia" in front of the Parliament Building in Belgrade, Serbia, April 19, 2019. REUTERS/Marko ...
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Brazil’s Bolsonaro no longer against sale of postal service: source

Brazil’s Bolsonaro no longer against sale of postal service: source

FILE PHOTO: Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro speaks at the Planalto Palace in Brasilia, Brazil April 9, 2019. REUTERS/Adriano Machado/File Photo April 19, 2019 By Marcela Ayres BRASÍLIA (Reuters) – Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s resistance to ...
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Exiled Congo opposition leader’s fraud conviction overturned

Exiled Congo opposition leader’s fraud conviction overturned

FILE PHOTO: Supporters of Congolese exiled opposition leader Moise Katumbi gather to watch his address via a video link in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo June 9, 2018. REUTERS/Benoit Nyemba April 19, 2019 KINSHASA (Reuters) ...
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Venezuela’s Guaido calls for ‘largest march in history’ to oust Maduro

Venezuela’s Guaido calls for ‘largest march in history’ to oust Maduro

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido, who many nations have recognized as the country's rightful interim ruler, greets his supporters during a protest against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government in Caracas, Venezuela, April 10, 2019. REUTERS/Ivan ...
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U.S. Mideast plan will not include land transfer from Egypt’s Sinai: envoy

U.S. Mideast plan will not include land transfer from Egypt’s Sinai: envoy

FILE PHOTO: Jason Greenblatt (C), U.S. President Donald Trump's Middle East envoy, arrives to visit Kibbutz Nahal Oz, just outside the Gaza Strip, in southern Israel August 30, 2017. REUTERS/Amir Cohen April 19, 2019 JERUSALEM ...
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Ukrainian presidential candidates trade insults in final debate

Ukrainian presidential candidates trade insults in final debate

Ukraine's President and presidential candidate Petro Poroshenko attends a policy debate with his rival, comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy, at the National Sports Complex Olimpiyskiy stadium in Kiev, Ukraine April 19, 2019. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko April 19, 2019 ...
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Papal Good Friday service draws attention to world’s poor

Papal Good Friday service draws attention to world’s poor

Pope Francis leads the Good Friday Passion of the Lord service in Saint Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, April 19, 2019. REUTERS/Remo Casilli April 19, 2019 By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Pope Francis ...
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Swedish climate activist Thunberg admits she might be ‘very naive’

Swedish climate activist Thunberg admits she might be ‘very naive’

Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg joins Italian students to demand action on climate change, in Piazza del Popolo, Rome, Italy April 19, 2019. REUTERS/Yara Nardi April 19, 2019 ROME (Reuters) – Swedish climate activist Greta ...
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Pompeo: nothing has changed on U.S. diplomatic efforts with North Korea

Pompeo: nothing has changed on U.S. diplomatic efforts with North Korea

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo escorts Vice Chairman of the North Korean Workers' Party Committee Kim Yong Chol, North Korea's lead negotiator in nuclear diplomacy with the United States, into talks aimed ...
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White House says Trump spoke to Libyan commander Haftar on Monday

White House says Trump spoke to Libyan commander Haftar on Monday

FILE PHOTO: Khalifa Haftar, the military commander who dominates eastern Libya, arrives to attend an international conference on Libya at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, May 29, 2018. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer/File Photo April 19, 2019 ...
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French interior minister warns of yellow-vest riots on Saturday

French interior minister warns of yellow-vest riots on Saturday

FILE PHOTO: Protesters wearing yellow vests attend a demonstration during the Act XXI (the 21st consecutive national protest on Saturday) of the yellow vests movement at the financial district of La Defense near Paris, France, ...
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More protesters flood Sudan’s sit-in to demand civilian rule

More protesters flood Sudan’s sit-in to demand civilian rule

FILE PHOTO: Thousands of protesters wave Sudanese flags, hold banners and chant slogans during a demonstration in front of the Defence Ministry in Khartoum, Sudan, April 18, 2019. REUTERS/Umit Bektas/File Photo April 19, 2019 By ...
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Filipino devotees nailed to crosses to re-enact crucifixion

Filipino devotees nailed to crosses to re-enact crucifixion

Filipino devotees are nailed on wooden crosses during a crucifixion re-enactment on Good Friday, in San Fernando City, Pampanga province, Philippines, April 19, 2019. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez April 19, 2019 By Ronn Bautista CUTUD, Philippines (Reuters) ...
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Turkey arrests suspected spies for UAE, probing Khashoggi link

Turkey arrests suspected spies for UAE, probing Khashoggi link

FILE PHOTO: A demonstrator holds a poster with a picture of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi outside the Saudi Arabia consulate in Istanbul, Turkey October 25, 2018. REUTERS/Osman Orsal/File Photo April 19, 2019 By Orhan Coskun ...
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Doctors assessing when Madeira bus crash survivors can fly home to Germany

Doctors assessing when Madeira bus crash survivors can fly home to Germany

Flowers are seen at the site of a bus accident in Canico, in the Portuguese Island of Madeira, April 19, 2019. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante April 19, 2019 By Miguel Pereira and Rafael Marchante CANICO, Portugal (Reuters) ...
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Thai king confers awards on two Australian divers for rescue of cave boys

Thai king confers awards on two Australian divers for rescue of cave boys

Richard Harris, Australian member of the Thai cave rescue team shakes hands with Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, next to Craig Challen after receiving the Member of the Most Admirable Order of the Direkgunabhorn award ...
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Thousands of protesters back in Algeria’s streets, demanding radical reform

Thousands of protesters back in Algeria’s streets, demanding radical reform

FILE PHOTO: Students take part in a protest seeking the departure of the ruling elite in Algiers, Algeria April 16, 2019. REUTERS/Ramzi Boudina April 19, 2019 ALGIERS (Reuters) – – Thousands of demonstrators returned to ...
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Explainer: Egypt votes on changing its constitution

Explainer: Egypt votes on changing its constitution

An Egyptian man walks in front of a school used as a polling station covered from outside by Egyptian flags, during the preparations for the upcoming referendum on constitutional amendments in Cairo, Egypt April 18, ...
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Italy’s League threatening to bring down government: 5-Star leader

Italy’s League threatening to bring down government: 5-Star leader

FILE PHOTO: Matteo Salvini, Italy's Deputy Prime Minister and leader of the far-right League Party, speaks as he launches campaigning for the European elections, in Milan, Italy April 8, 2019. REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo/File Photo April 19, ...
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U.S.-Thai pair facing death for ‘sea home’ should fight the charge: Thailand says

U.S.-Thai pair facing death for ‘sea home’ should fight the charge: Thailand says

A floating home, lived in by an American man and his Thai partner, is pictured in the Andaman Sea, off Phuket island in Thailand, April 13, 2019. Picture taken April 13, 2019. Royal Thai Navy/Handout ...
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In the city of Gouda, Dutch cheesemakers worry about U.S. tariffs

In the city of Gouda, Dutch cheesemakers worry about U.S. tariffs

A seller holds a piece of Gouda cheese at the cheese market in Gouda, Netherlands April 18, 2019. REUTERS/Yves Herman April 19, 2019 GOUDA, Netherlands (Reuters) – Surrounded by 15-kg (33 lb) wheels of cheese ...
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‘Tank man’ video for Leica sparks outcry in China ahead of Tiananmen anniversary

‘Tank man’ video for Leica sparks outcry in China ahead of Tiananmen anniversary

A woman walks past an advertisement on an elevator showing Huawei P30 series phones with a camera system co-developed with Leica, in Shanghai, China April 19, 2019. REUTERS/Aly Song April 19, 2019 BEIJING (Reuters) – ...
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Carlos Ghosn to be indicted on additional charge as early as Monday: NHK

Carlos Ghosn to be indicted on additional charge as early as Monday: NHK

FILE PHOTO: Former Nissan Motor Chairman Carlos Ghosn accompanied by his wife Carole Ghosn, arrives at his place of residence in Tokyo, Japan, March 8, 2019. REUTERS/Issei Kato April 19, 2019 TOKYO (Reuters) – Tokyo ...
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Climate change protesters block access to French multinationals

Climate change protesters block access to French multinationals

Environmental activists block the entrance of the French bank Societe Generale headquarters during a "civil disobedience action" to urge world leaders to act against climate change, in La Defense near Paris, France, April 19, 2019 ...
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Turkey pins hopes on Trump to avoid sanctions over Russia missile deal

Turkey pins hopes on Trump to avoid sanctions over Russia missile deal

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks withh Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan ahead of the opening ceremony of the NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) summit, at the NATO headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, July 11, 2018 ...
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Weeping teenage climate activists in peaceful protest near London’s Heathrow

Weeping teenage climate activists in peaceful protest near London’s Heathrow

Climate change activists attend an Extinction Rebellion protest outside Heathrow Airport in London, Britain April 19, 2019. REUTERS/Simon Dawson April 19, 2019 LONDON (Reuters) – Teenage protesters staged an emotional protest at political inaction on ...
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Off-duty journalist shot dead during Northern Ireland riot

Off-duty journalist shot dead during Northern Ireland riot

Rioters clash with emergency vehicles in Londonderry, Northern Ireland April 18, 2019, in this still image taken from a video from social media. Leona O'Neill via REUTERS April 19, 2019 By Amanda Ferguson BELFAST (Reuters) ...
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Rights group condemns U.S. ‘vigilantes” treatment of migrants on border

Rights group condemns U.S. ‘vigilantes” treatment of migrants on border

FILE PHOTO: A child looks through the border wall during the visit of U.S. President Donald Trump to Calexico, California, as seen in Mexicali, Mexico April 5, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso April 19, 2019 (Reuters) – ...
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China says Silk Road not geopolitical tool, understands concerns

China says Silk Road not geopolitical tool, understands concerns

A man walks past a flower installation set up for the upcoming Belt and Road Forum in front of the Chinese Foreign Ministry in Beijing, China April 18, 2019. Picture taken April 18, 2019. Jia ...
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