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Mexico sends home more migrants as Trump ramps up pressure

Mexico sends home more migrants as Trump ramps up pressure

FILE PHOTO: A stroller abandoned by Central American migrants is seen after an immigration raid in their journey towards the United States, in Pijijiapan, Mexico April 22, 2019. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas/File Photo April 24, 2019 By ...
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China navy chief takes dig at U.S. freedom of navigation patrols

China navy chief takes dig at U.S. freedom of navigation patrols

Vice Admiral Shen Jinlong, commander of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy, speaks at a welcome reception for the commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the China's navy in Qingdao, Shandong ...
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MLB notebook: Rays’ Snell set to return Wednesday

MLB notebook: Rays’ Snell set to return Wednesday

FILE PHOTO: Apr 13, 2019; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Blake Snell (4) throws a pitch during the first inning against the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre. Mandatory Credit: Nick Turchiaro-USA ...
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NASA probe detects likely ‘marsquake’ – an interplanetary first

NASA probe detects likely ‘marsquake’ – an interplanetary first

FILE PHOTO: A life-size model of the spaceship Insight, NASA's first robotic lander dedicated to studying the deep interior of Mars, is shown at Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California, U.S. November 26, 2018 ...
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Putin-Kim summit sends message to U.S. but sanctions relief elusive for North Korea

Putin-Kim summit sends message to U.S. but sanctions relief elusive for North Korea

FILE PHOTO: A combination of file photos shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attending a wreath laying ceremony at Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum in Hanoi, Vietnam March 2, 2019 and Russia's President Vladimir Putin ...
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In Rohingya camps, a political awakening faces a backlash

In Rohingya camps, a political awakening faces a backlash

Mohib Ullah, a leader of Arakan Rohingya Society for Peace and Human Rights, talks on the phone in Kutupalong camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh April 7, 2019. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain April 24, 2019 By Simon ...
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In Spanish election debate, Sanchez snubs Ciudadanos as tempers fray

In Spanish election debate, Sanchez snubs Ciudadanos as tempers fray

Spanish Prime Minister and Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE) candidate Pedro Sanchez is pictured before a televised debate ahead of general election in Sebastian de los Reyes, outside Madrid, Spain, April 23, 2019. REUTERS/Juan Medina April ...
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Brazil court trims Lula sentence, opening door to partial detention

Brazil court trims Lula sentence, opening door to partial detention

FILE PHOTO: A supporter of Brazil's former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva holds a sign reading "Free Lula" outside the Brazil's Superior Court Justice build during a session to try Lula's appeal in the ...
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New Zealand, France plan bid to tackle online extremism

New Zealand, France plan bid to tackle online extremism

A man holds a laptop computer as cyber code is projected on him in this illustration picture taken on May 13, 2017. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel/Illustration April 23, 2019 WELLINGTON (Reuters) – In the wake of the ...
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Algerian state energy company Sonatrach’s CEO sacked: state TV

Algerian state energy company Sonatrach’s CEO sacked: state TV

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Algerian state energy company Sonatrach is pictured at its headquarters in Algiers, June 26, 2016.Reuters/Ramzi Boudia/File Photo April 23, 2019 By Lamine Chikhi and Hamid Ould Ahmed ALGIERS (Reuters) – ...
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Ten Kosovo women under house arrest after returning from Syria

Ten Kosovo women under house arrest after returning from Syria

Women repatriated to Kosovo from Syria enter the Basic Court in Pristina, Kosovo, April 23, 2019. REUTERS/Laura Hasani April 23, 2019 By Fatos Bytyci PRISTINA (Reuters) – Ten women repatriated to Kosovo from Syria at ...
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Libyan forces push back Haftar’s troops south of Tripoli: witnesses

Libyan forces push back Haftar’s troops south of Tripoli: witnesses

Members of Libyan internationally recognised government forces ride a tank taken over from Eastern forces, south western Tripoli, Libya April 23, 2019. REUTERS/Hani Amara April 23, 2019 By Hani Amara and Ulf Laessing HIRA, Libya/TRIPOLI ...
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Spain’s Sanchez says he has no plans for governing alliance with Ciudadanos

Spain’s Sanchez says he has no plans for governing alliance with Ciudadanos

Spanish Prime Minister and Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE) candidate Pedro Sanchez is pictured before a televised debate ahead of general election in Sebastian de los Reyes, outside Madrid, Spain, April 23, 2019. REUTERS/Juan Medina April ...
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Algeria’s army chief hails judiciary for anti-graft move

Algeria’s army chief hails judiciary for anti-graft move

Police officers guard the gate of a court after businessmen suspected of corruption were driven into the building, in Algiers, Algeria April 23, 2019. REUTERS/Ramzi Boudina April 23, 2019 ALGIERS (Reuters) – Algeria’s army chief ...
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U.N. caves to veto threat by anti-abortion U.S. over rape in war help

U.N. caves to veto threat by anti-abortion U.S. over rape in war help

The United Nations emblem is seen in the U.N. General Assembly hall during the 72nd United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York, U.S., September 22, 2017. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson April 23, 2019 By ...
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Egyptian voters back constitutional changes in referendum: election commission

Egyptian voters back constitutional changes in referendum: election commission

Officials count ballots on the final day of the referendum on draft constitutional amendments, in Cairo, Egypt April 22, 2019. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany April 23, 2019 CAIRO (Reuters) – Nearly 90 percent of Egyptian ...
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Israeli minister condemns Sanders’ remarks on ‘racist’ Netanyahu government

Israeli minister condemns Sanders’ remarks on ‘racist’ Netanyahu government

FILE PHOTO: U.S. 2020 Democratic presidential candidate and Senator Bernie Sanders participates in a moderated discussion at the We the People Summit in Washington, U.S., April 1, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Barria/File Photo April 23, 2019 JERUSALEM ...
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Merkel speaks to Ukraine’s new president, invites him to Germany

Merkel speaks to Ukraine’s new president, invites him to Germany

German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends the cabinet meeting in Berlin, Germany, April 17, 2019. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch April 23, 2019 BERLIN (Reuters) – Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke by telephone on Tuesday with Ukraine’s newly elected president, ...
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Austrian far-right politician resigns over ‘rat’ poem

Austrian far-right politician resigns over ‘rat’ poem

Austria's Vice Chancellor and head of Freedom Party Heinz-Christian Strache addresses the media in Vienna, Austria April 23, 2019. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger April 23, 2019 VIENNA (Reuters) – The vice-mayor of the Austrian town where Adolf ...
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ISIS Claims Responsibility for Horrific Easter Attack That Killed Over 300

ISIS Claims Responsibility for Horrific Easter Attack That Killed Over 300

Culture World News Ishars S. Kodikara / AFP / Getty ImagesSecurity personnel inspect the interior of St. Sebastian's Church in Negombo on April 22, 2019, a day after the church was hit in series of ...
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Kushner says has urged Saudi prince to be transparent about Khashoggi killing

Kushner says has urged Saudi prince to be transparent about Khashoggi killing

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 23, 2019 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – ...
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Ugandan singer and presidential hopeful says he is under house arrest

Ugandan singer and presidential hopeful says he is under house arrest

Ugandan musician turned politician, Robert Kyagulanyi also known as Bobi Wine addresses a news conference at his home in Kampala, Uganda September 24, 2018. REUTERS/Newton Nambwaya April 23, 2019 By Elias Biryabarema KAMPALA (Reuters) – ...
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EU steadfast in support for Ukraine, EU’s Tusk tells new Ukraine leader

EU steadfast in support for Ukraine, EU’s Tusk tells new Ukraine leader

Ukrainian presidential candidate Volodymyr Zelenskiy reacts following the announcement of the first exit poll in a presidential election at his campaign headquarters in Kiev, Ukraine April 21, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer April 23, 2019 BRUSSELS (Reuters) – ...
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Venezuelans seek joy amid the chaos

Venezuelans seek joy amid the chaos

Children walk along a breakwater at Coral beach in La Guaira near Caracas, Venezuela, March 23, 2019. "A person who has a minimum wage can't come [to the beach]. The anguish that has all Venezuelans ...
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Christchurch attack survivors offered New Zealand residency

Christchurch attack survivors offered New Zealand residency

FILE PHOTO: People comfort each other before the Friday prayers at Hagley Park outside Al-Noor mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand March 22, 2019. REUTERS/Edgar Su/File Photo April 23, 2019 WELLINGTON (Reuters) – New Zealand will ...
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Prominent Sudan protester says revolution seeks removal of whole regime

Prominent Sudan protester says revolution seeks removal of whole regime

Alaa Salah, a Sudanese protester whose video gone viral and make her an icon for the mass anti-government protests, makes victory sign as she is surrounded by protesters as she tours in front of the ...
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Alcohol shops in Mosul reopen two years after its recapture from IS

Alcohol shops in Mosul reopen two years after its recapture from IS

A man sells liquor in his shop, after it was banned during the Islamic State militants' seizure of the city, in Mosul, Iraq April 18, 2019. REUTERS/Abdullah Rashid April 23, 2019 MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) – ...
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Morocco trains foreign students in its practice of moderate Islam

Morocco trains foreign students in its practice of moderate Islam

Students attend a class at Mohammed VI Institute for training Imams in Rabat, Morocco April 16, 2019. REUTERS/Youssef Boudlal April 23, 2019 By Ahmed Eljechtimi RABAT (Reuters) – Naminata Koulibaly, 30, receives training in a ...
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Thai election commission moves to disqualify anti-junta politician

Thai election commission moves to disqualify anti-junta politician

FILE PHOTO: Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, leader of the Future Forward Party attends a news conference to form a "democratic front" in Bangkok, Thailand, March 27, 2019. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun/File Photo April 23, 2019 By Panarat Thepgumpanat ...
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Turkey’s election board rejects objection for decree-dismissed voters

Turkey’s election board rejects objection for decree-dismissed voters

FILE PHOTO: Mayor of Istanbul Ekrem Imamoglu of the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) addresses his supporters during a rally in Istanbul, Turkey, April 21, 2019. REUTERS/Murad Sezer/File Photo April 23, 2019 ISTANBUL (Reuters) ...
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Exclusive: Sri Lanka warned of threat hours before suicide attacks – sources

Exclusive: Sri Lanka warned of threat hours before suicide attacks – sources

A woman reacts during a mass burial of victims, two days after a string of suicide bomb attacks on churches and luxury hotels across the island on Easter Sunday, in Colombo, Sri Lanka April 23, ...
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North Korea’s Kim and Russia’s Putin to meet on April 25

North Korea’s Kim and Russia’s Putin to meet on April 25

FILE PHOTO: A combination of file photos shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attending a wreath laying ceremony at Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum in Hanoi, Vietnam March 2, 2019 and Russia's President Vladimir Putin ...
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