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  • Senegalese troops enter The Gambia to back Adama Barrow as president as strongman Jammeh refuses to stand down
    16867 2017-01-19 20:53:31 UTC
    Senegalese troops enter The Gambia to back Adama Barrow as president as strongman Jammeh refuses to stand down. By Tim Cocks and Emma Farge | BANJUL/DAKAR Senegalese troops entered neighboring Gambia on Thursday, an army spokesman said, ...
  • EU preparing for Greek aid without the International Monetary Fund (IMF)
    Minister_of_finance_of_germany_wolfgang_schaeuble_and_the_greek_prime_minister_alexis_tsipras 2017-01-18 08:36:01 UTC
    German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble is preparing for a continuation of aid for Greece without the involvement of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Germany's Bild newspaper reported on Wednesday. Talks between Athens and foreign lend...
  • Globalization not to blame for world's ills: China's Xi
    Globalization_not_to_blame_for_world's_ills-_china's_xi 2017-01-18 08:13:17 UTC
    "No one will win from a trade war," says Xi. Economic globalization has become a "Pandora's Box" for many, but global problems are not caused by it, Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Tuesday. Xi told the World Economic Forum in Davos, Sw...
  • European leaders concerned: Putin agrees with Trump that NATO is obsolete
    16854_europe_concerned-_putin_agrees_with_trump_that_nato_is_obsolete 2017-01-17 08:52:08 UTC
    By Tom Körkemeier and Andreas Rinke | BRUSSELS/BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's Foreign Minister said on Monday that U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's comments that NATO was obsolete had aroused concern across the 28-member alliance. Frank-Walter...
  • Iraqi forces 'retake Mosul University' from ISIS
    Iraqi_forces_'retake_mosul_university'_from_isis 2017-01-14 21:33:04 UTC
    Army says it has seized strategic university complex used as base by ISIS fighters following two days of fierce clashes. By Isabel Coles and John Davison (Reuters) | MOSUL, IRAQ/BAGHDAD Iraqi special forces drove back Islamic State militants...
  • "ISIS's days in Mosul are quickly coming to an end": Iraqi forces/ U.S. Air Force
    Iraqi_forces-_%22isis's_days_in_mosul_are_quickly_coming_to_an_end%22 2017-01-13 21:57:56 UTC
    By Isabel Coles and John Davison | MOSUL, IRAQ/BAGHDAD Iraqi special forces stormed a sprawling university complex in northeast Mosul on Friday and pushed Islamic State back in nearby areas to reach two more bridges across the Tigris River, the m...
  • French far right leader Marine Le Pen at Trump Tower
    French_far_right_leader_marine_le_pen_at_trump_tower 2017-01-18 04:05:30 UTC
    French far-right presidential hopeful Marine Le Pen was seen at Trump Tower on Thursday but she declined to say whether she was there to meet with U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, according to a Reuters witness and a media pool report. Repres...
  • Pena Nieto: Mexico will not pay for the wall Trump plans to build
    Mexico's_president-_we_will_not_pay_for_the_wall 2017-01-18 04:05:07 UTC
    Pena Nieto said his government would seek to diversify business ties with Asia and Latin American countries where it had room for improvement and And we will not pay for the wall Trump plans to build. By Dave Graham | MEXICO CITY Mexico said o...
  • Germany and EU economy ended the year with its strongest growth
    The_european_central_bank_(ecb) 2017-01-16 04:30:35 UTC
    By Francesco Guarascio | BRUSSELS Industries across the euro zone cranked up output in November and Germany ended the year with its strongest growth in five years, data showed on Thursday, pointing to an economic spurt that may be arriving earlie...
  • UK has no chance for full access to the EU after Brexit
    Uk_has_no_chance_for_full_access_to_the_eu_after_brexit 2017-01-12 00:52:19 UTC
    By Andrew MacAskill and Huw Jones | LONDON (Reuters) Britain's finance industry has given up on efforts to keep full access to the European Union after Brexit and is pushing instead for a more limited trade deal that would potentially exclude som...
  • Iraqi forces push further into northeast Mosul
    Iraqi_forces_push_further_into_northeast_mosul 2017-01-11 23:56:40 UTC
    MOSUL, IRAQ (Reuters) - Iraqi forces made new advances against Islamic State in eastern Mosul and fought the militants in areas near the Tigris river on Wednesday, military officials said, keeping up the momentum of a renewed offensive in the jiha...
  • BREAKING NEWS:Earthquake measuring 7.3 magnitude strikes southeast of Jolo in Philippines: USGS
    Breaking-news-1 2017-01-10 06:39:07 UTC
    BREAKING NEWS:Earthquake measuring 7.3 magnitude strikes southeast of Jolo in Philippines: USGS
  • Justin Trudeau seeks to avoid potential U.S.- Canada trade war
    16825_justin_trudeau_seeks_to_avoid_potential_u.s._-_canada_trade_war 2017-01-09 21:49:47 UTC
    (Reuters) - Senior Canadian officials have met several times with advisers to U.S. President-elect Donald Trump in Washington in an effort to avert a possible trade war once he takes office this month, the Globe and Mail newspaper said on Monday. ...
  • Support for Merkel, most Germans are not worried about terrorism
    Support_for_merkel's_bloc_is_up_despite_the_attack_in_berlin 2017-01-06 11:48:59 UTC
    BERLIN (Reuters) - Support for Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc is up despite the Christmas market attack in Berlin that killed 12 people, and most Germans are not worried about terrorism, an opinion poll showed on Friday. Merkel's ...
  • Washington Post: Russian officials celebrating Trump win
    Washington_post-_russian_officials_celebrating_trump_win 2017-01-06 02:13:57 UTC
    Senior Russian officials celebrated Donald Trump's election victory as a geopolitical win for Moscow, the Washington Post reported on Thursday, citing U.S. officials who said intercepted communications showed the Russians congratulating themselves...
  • Israeli Settlements are Illegal.
    Obama_un 2016-12-28 22:08:29 UTC
    Israeli officials are vowing to build thousands of new settlement homes on occupied Palestinian land, in defiance of a United Nations resolution passed Friday condemning such construction as a "flagrant violation under international law." The Secu...
  • BREAKING NEWS:Russian rescue team finds suspected crash site of missing plane in Black Sea near Sochi coast: Interfax
    Russian_military_plane_crashes_en_route_to_syria_with_92_on_board 2016-12-25 09:00:59 UTC
    (Reuters) - A Russian Defence Ministry TU-154 plane that had disappeared from radar over the Black Sea with 92 people on board has crashed, and it was unlikely there would be any survivors, the Interfax news agency reported on Sunday. A rescue ...
  • United States has abandoned Israel after U.N. vote: Steinitz
    U.s._has_abandoned_israel_after_u.n._vote 2016-12-24 09:37:23 UTC
    (Reuters) - Israeli Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz said on Friday the United States had abandoned Israel by abstaining in a United Nations Security Council vote which adopted a resolution demanding an end to Israeli settlements. "This is not a ...
  • Hijacked Libyan plane lands in Malta with 118 people aboard
    Hijacked_libyan_plane_lands_in_malta_with_118_people_aboard 2016-12-23 12:22:34 UTC
    (Reuters) - An airliner on an internal flight in Libya was hijacked by a man claiming to have a hand grenade on Friday and diverted to Malta, where it landed with 118 people on board. The hijacker told crew he was "pro-Gaddafi" and that he was ...
  • Berlin attack suspect, Anis Amri, killed in shootout in Italy: Reuters
    Berlin_market_attack_suspect_killed_in_shootout_in_italy-_security_source 2016-12-23 11:40:49 UTC
    BREAKING NEWS - ( Reuters ) - The Tunisian Anis Amri, suspected in the Berlin Christmas market truck attack was killed in a shoot-out in a suburb of the northern Italian city of Milan on Friday, Italy's interior minister said. Marco Minniti...
  • Trump and Putin boost nuclear capability
    Trump_and_putin_boost_nuclear_capability 2016-12-23 08:42:01 UTC
    U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin on the same day called to expand its nuclear arsenal. In his Twitter post, Trump said, "The United States must greatly strengthen and expand its nuclear capability until su...
  • Tunisian man suspected over Monday's deadly truck attack
    Anis_amri_tunisian_man_suspected_over_monday's_deadly_truck_attack 2016-12-22 05:01:27 UTC
    BERLIN/DUESSELDORF (Reuters) - German police are looking for an asylum-seeker from Tunisia after finding an identity document under the driver's seat of a truck that plowed into a Berlin Christmas market and killed 12 people, officials and securit...
  • Putin ordered increased security at all Russian missions
    Putin_ordered_increased_security_at_all_russian_missions 2016-12-20 09:21:58 UTC
    ANKARA (Reuters) - The Russian ambassador to Turkey was shot in the back and killed as he gave a speech at an Ankara art gallery on Monday by an off-duty police officer who shouted "Don't forget Aleppo" and "Allahu Akbar" as he opened fire. Pre...
  • Police assume truck intentionally drove into Christmas market in Berlin
    Police_assume_truck_intentionally_drove_into_christmas_market_in_berlin 2016-12-20 19:03:12 UTC
    Latest - German prosecutors release suspected Christmas market attacker A man arrested on suspicion of killing 12 people by mowing through a Berlin Christmas market in a truck has been released, the Chief Federal Prosecutor's Office said on Tues...
  • U.S. Democracy Threatened By Russian Government
    U.s._democracy_threatened_by_russian_government 2016-12-11 03:29:07 UTC
    U.S. Democracy Threatened By Russian Government. The CIA could have leaked its conclusion before November, but held off. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. intelligence analysts have concluded that Russia intervened in the 2016 election to help Presid...