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Indonesia to demand answers after military chief denied U.S. entry

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia intends to send a diplomatic note to the U.S. secretary of state and summon Washington’s deputy ambassador in Jakarta to explain why the head of its military was denied entry to the United States, an Indonesian official said on Sunday. FILE PHOTO: Indonesian military Chief Gatot Nurmantyo talks to reporters in Jakarta, Indonesia, January 5, 2017. ...

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Putin critic Navalny released after 20-day detention

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny said on social media on Sunday he had been released from detention after spending around three weeks in jail. FILE PHOTO: Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny attends an appeal against his jail for repeatedly violating laws governing the organisation of public meetings and rallies, at Moscow city court in Moscow, Russia October ...

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Russia accuses U.S.-led coalition of 'barbaric' bombing of Syria's Raqqa

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia accused the U.S.-led coalition in Syria on Sunday of wiping the city of Raqqa “off the face of the earth” with carpet bombing in the same way the United States and Britain had bombed Germany’s Dresden in 1945. FILE PHOTO: A fighter of Syrian Democratic Forces stands amidst the ruins of buildings near the Clock Square ...

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UK's divorce bill figure can only come with final Brexit deal – Liam Fox

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain can only come up with a figure for a financial settlement with the European Union when a Brexit deal has been agreed, trade minister Liam Fox said on Sunday, warning leaders not to believe London is bluffing over a no deal. Britain’s International Trade Secretary, Liam Fox, arrives for a meeting in Downing Street in central ...

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UK's divorce bill figure can only come with final Brexit deal – Liam Fox

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain can only come up with a figure for a financial settlement with the European Union when a Brexit deal has been agreed, trade minister Liam Fox said on Sunday, warning leaders not to believe London is bluffing over a no deal. Britain’s International Trade Secretary, Liam Fox, arrives for a meeting in Downing Street in central ...

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Britain can only give figure for divorce bill with final Brexit deal-minister

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain can only come up with a figure for a financial settlement after Brexit when London and Brussels have agreed the shape of an overall deal, trade minister Liam Fox said on Sunday. Britain’s International Trade Secretary, Liam Fox, arrives for a meeting in Downing Street in central London, Britain October 9, 2017. REUTERS/Toby Melville Speaking to ...

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Powerful typhoon drenches Japan, tens of thousands advised to evacuate

TOKYO (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of people across Japan were advised to evacuate, hundreds of flights were cancelled and train services were disrupted on Sunday as a typhoon roared towards the coast, bringing heavy rain and strong winds on a national election day. High waves caused by Typhoon Lan break on the shores of Senjojiki, Shirahama town, Wakayama prefecture, ...

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South Korea's president says will continue phasing out nuclear power

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in said on Sunday the government will continue to phase out nuclear-generated electricity, following a public opinion survey that dealt a blow to his plans to do so. South Korean President Moon Jae-In (R) and Defense Minister Song Young-Moo review the troops during a commemoration ceremony marking South Korea’s Armed Forces Day, which ...

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Exclusive – Returning Rohingya may lose land, crops under Myanmar plans

SITTWE, Myanmar (Reuters) – Rohingya Muslims who return to Myanmar after fleeing to Bangladesh are unlikely to be able to reclaim their land, and may find their crops have been harvested and sold by the government, according to officials and plans seen by Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Rohingya refugees, who crossed the border from Myanmar two days before, walk after they ...

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Roadside bomb kills seven outside Somali capital Mogadishu

MOGADISHU (Reuters) – A roadside bomb killed at least seven people on Sunday – mostly women farmers – in an area outside the Somali capital dominated by Islamist insurgents who have defied public protests to end years of violence, residents and the army said. A truck bombing in Mogadishu last weekend killed at least 358 people, with 56 people still ...

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