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Pence tells Egypt's Sisi that U.S. would back two-state solution

CAIRO (Reuters) – Vice President Mike Pence told Egypt’s leader on Saturday the United States would support a two-state solution for Israelis and Palestinians if the two sides agreed to it, seeking to reassure a key Arab ally over President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Pence was in Egypt on the first leg of a three-country ...

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As Trump begins second year, women stage nationwide protests

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Many thousands of women and their male supporters turned out on Saturday for the second Women’s March, a nationwide series of protests against U.S. President Donald Trump marking the end of his tumultuous first year in office. The coordinated rallies in Washington, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and about 250 other cities featured speakers who blasted Trump ...

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Several dead as gunmen attack top Kabul hotel

KABUL (Reuters) – Gunmen attacked Kabul’s Intercontinental Hotel on Saturday, seizing hostages and exchanging gunfire with security forces as the building in the Afghan capital caught fire and residents and staff fled. Hotel manager Ahmad Haris Nayab, who escaped unhurt, said the attackers had got into the main part of the hotel through a kitchen and people tried to get ...

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Tunisian forces kill top aide of Al Qaeda leader in Maghreb – official

TUNIS (Reuters) – Tunisian security forces have killed a top aide of Abu Musab Abdul Wadud, the leader of Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), an official source told Reuters on Saturday. Tunisia has been on high alert since 2015, when Islamic State gunmen killed dozens of foreign tourists in a museum in the capital, Tunis, and on a beach ...

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Several dead as gunmen attack top Kabul hotel, take hostages

KABUL (Reuters) – Gunmen attacked Kabul’s Intercontinental Hotel on Saturday, seizing hostages and exchanging gunfire with security forces as the building in the Afghan capital caught fire and residents and staff fled. Hotel manager Ahmad Haris Nayab, who escaped unhurt, said the attackers had got into the main part of the hotel through a kitchen and people tried to get ...

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Women's March protesters blast Trump as president touts gains

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Thousands of women and their male supporters turned out on Saturday for the second Women’s March, a nationwide series of protests against U.S. President Donald Trump marking the end of his tumultuous first year in office. The coordinated rallies in Washington, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and about 250 other cities in the United States, as well ...

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Several dead as gunmen attack top Kabul hotel, take hostages

KABUL (Reuters) – Gunmen attacked Kabul’s Intercontinental Hotel on Saturday, seizing hostages and exchanging gunfire with security forces as the building in the Afghan capital caught fire and residents and staff fled. Hotel manager Ahmad Haris Nayab, who escaped unhurt, said the attackers had got into the main part of the hotel through a kitchen and people tried to get ...

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China says U.S. warship violated its South China Sea sovereignty

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – A U.S. Navy destroyer sailed near a disputed territory claimed by China in the South China Sea earlier in the week, U.S. officials said on Saturday, as China’s foreign ministry said it would take “necessary measures” to ensure protection of its sovereignty. The incident occurred as U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration seeks Chinese cooperation in dealing with ...

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Women's March protesters blast Trump as president touts gains

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Thousands of women and their male supporters turned out on Saturday for the second Women’s March, a nationwide series of protests against U.S. President Donald Trump marking the end of his tumultuous first year in office. The coordinated rallies in Washington, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and about 250 other cities in the United States, as well ...

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Two dead, several hurt in Prague hotel fire

PRAGUE (Reuters) – Two people died and nine were injured in a fire at a hotel in the centre of Prague on Saturday night, fire and rescue officials said. The fire occurred at Eurostars David Hotel, a block away from the Vltava River and near the Czech capital’s National Theatre. Of those hurt, five people were seriously injured, the Prague ...

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