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A supporter of Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro (L) argues with an opposition leader Juan Guaido’s supporter outside Venezuelan embassy in Brasilia, Brazil, November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes BRASILIA (Reuters) – Supporters of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido gained access to the country’s embassy in Brasilia on Wednesday morning, leading to a standoff with backers of
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LONDON (Reuters) – Hackers hit Britain’s two main political parties with back-to-back cyberattacks on Tuesday, sources told Reuters, attempting to force political websites offline with a flood of malicious traffic just weeks ahead of a national election. FILE PHOTO: A computer keyboard lit by a displayed cyber code is seen in this illustration picture taken
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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union governments gave the green light on Tuesday for 13 new defence projects in a step to develop more firepower independently of the United States. FILE PHOTO: French Defence Minister Florence Parly leaves the Elysee Palace following a cabinet meeting in Paris, France, October 21, 2019. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier/ Under plans agreed
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LA PAZ (Reuters) – Looting and roadblocks convulsed Bolivia on Monday after President Evo Morales’ resignation in the wake of a disputed election, while thousands of pro-Morales protesters were marching towards the nation’s legislative assembly, setting the scene for a potential showdown with opposition and police. Police and legislative sources said the crowd was marching
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MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australian firefighters raced on Sunday to contain widespread bushfires that have left three people dead, and braced for worse conditions in coming days as they warned the blazes will stretch their ability to protect people. A fire rages on in Rainbow Flat, New South Wales, Australia, November 8, 2019, in this still
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Supporters of Brazil’s former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva gesture outside the Federal Police headquarters where Lula is serving a prison sentence, in Curitiba, Brazil November 8, 2019. REUTERS/Rodolfo Buhrer BRASILIA/CURITIBA, Brazil (Reuters) – A Brazilian judge ordered the release of former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva from prison on Friday, startling financial
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FILE PHOTO: Dismissed Catalan politicians Toni Comin (L), Lluis Puig (C) and Meritxell Serret (R) attend a protest in front of the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, February 12, 2019. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir/File Photo BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Two Catalan leaders sought by Spain for their involvement in a failed independence bid have been formally arrested
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BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraqi security forces shot dead at least four protesters in central Baghdad on Thursday, police and medical sources said, as weeks of deadly unrest showed no signs of abating. Demonstrators push down concrete walls during the ongoing anti-government protests, in Baghdad, Iraq November 7, 2019. REUTERS/Wissm al-Okili Another 35 people were wounded
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KUALA LUMPUR/PHNOM PENH (Reuters) – Malaysian authorities have detained an official of a banned Cambodian opposition party, rights officials said on Thursday, after neighboring Thailand blocked her bid to return home and Cambodia sought her arrest after a news conference in Indonesia. Mu Sochua, Deputy President of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), reacts as
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DUBAI/GENEVA (Reuters) – Iran will start injecting uranium gas into centrifuges at its underground Fordow enrichment facility, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday, a highly symbolic breach that will complicate European efforts to salvage Tehran’s nuclear deal. Under the 2015 agreement between Iran and world powers, Iran agreed to turn Fordow into a “nuclear,
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FILE PHOTO – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan attends a joint news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin (not pictured) following Russian-Turkish talks in the Black sea resort of Sochi, Russia October 22, 2019. Sergei Chirikov/Pool via REUTERS ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday the Kurdish YPG militia had not withdrawn
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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Argentina’s debt is a problem that the incoming administration must resolve, its president-elect, Alberto Fernandez, said on Monday, during a news conference in Mexico. Argentina’s President-elect Alberto Fernandez and Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador chat during a meeting at National Palace in Mexico City, Mexico November 4, 2019. Press Office
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Demonstrators hold Lebanese flags as they gather at Martyrs’ square during ongoing anti-government protests in downtown Beirut, Lebanon, November 3, 2019. REUTERS/Andres Martinez Casares BEIRUT (Reuters) – Protesters blocked roads in Beirut and in other parts of Lebanon on Monday, pressing a wave of demonstrations that have paralyzed the country for more than two weeks.
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