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LONDON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump offered to pardon WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange if he said that Russia had nothing to do with WikiLeaks’ publication of Democratic Party emails in 2016, a London court heard on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: WikiLeaks’ founder Julian Assange leaves Westminster Magistrates Court in London, Britain at an earlier appearance
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FILE PHOTO: University students gather during ongoing anti-government protests in Baghdad, Iraq February 16, 2020. REUTERS/Thaier al-Sudani BAGHDAD (Reuters) – The top United Nations envoy to Iraq condemned on Monday the use of hunting rifles loaded with birdshot against peaceful protesters in Baghdad and urged the government to ensure those demonstrating are not harmed. The
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MUNICH (Reuters) – European Union governments need to be willing to intervene in international crises or risk prolonging paralysis in their foreign policy, the EU’s top diplomat said on Sunday. The EU is the world’s largest trading bloc but it often fails to speak with one voice on foreign policy because its policy-making requires consensus
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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Demonstrators graffitied the phrase “femicide state” in blood-red on Mexico’s presidential palace on Friday, before marching under heavy rain to the offices of newspaper La Prensa to protest the publication of a gruesome image of a murder victim. People take part in a protest against gender-based violence in downtown of Mexico
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FILE PHOTO: Emilio Lozoya, former chief Executive Officer of Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) attends a news conference at a hotel after he leaves Mexico’s attorney general’s office, in Mexico City, Mexico August 17, 2017. REUTERS/Henry Romero MEXICO CITY/MADRID (Reuters) – Spanish police on Wednesday arrested Emilio Lozoya, the former chief executive of Mexico’s state oil firm
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BEIRUT (Reuters) – Lebanese security forces fired water canon at stone-throwing protesters seeking to prevent MPs and government officials from reaching parliament on Tuesday for a vote of confidence in Prime Minister Hassan Diab’s new cabinet. Tear gas wafted through central Beirut where security forces blocked roads leading to the parliament building in the already
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