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U.S. sanctions Mexican firms, individuals over links to Venezuela

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on Mexican companies and individuals and two oil tankers under a program meant to pressure the government ...

Canada hits 100,000 coronavirus cases, major challenges remain

OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada officially racked up 100,000 cases of the novel coronavirus on Thursday and although the outbreak is slowing, health experts said major challenges remain. ...

German prosecutors accuse Russia of ordering murder of former Chechen rebel in Berlin

BERLIN (Reuters) – German federal prosecutors accused Russia on Thursday of ordering the killing of a former Chechen rebel in Berlin last summer and indicted a Russian man for ...

Gaza horse riders compete again as coronavirus curbs eased

GAZA (Reuters) – Wearing riding pants, logo-decorated shirts and helmets, Gaza horse-riders resumed local show-jumping competitions on Thursday as coronavirus restrictions were ...

U.S. House panel hears from Facebook, Google, Twitter on election security

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Facebook is seen in Davos, Switzerland Januar 20, 2020. Picture taken January 20, 2020. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann (Reuters) – Top officials from Facebook, ...

France reports 28 more coronavirus deaths, cases up slightly

FILE PHOTO: People wearing protective face masks walk past the he Galeries Lafayette department store on the Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris as France softens its strict lockdown ...

Diplomacy in the time of coronavirus: Johnson and Macron trade bows, thumbs up

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and French President Emmanuel Macron look at documents and artefacts related to former French President Charles de Gaulle during a visit at ...

NATO to investigate Mediterranean incident between French, Turkish warships

BRUSSELS/PARIS (Reuters) – NATO will investigate French accusations that Turkey’s navy failed to respond to an allied call for inspection this month in the Mediterranean, ...

Lloyd’s of London to pay for ‘shameful’ Atlantic slave trade role

LONDON (Reuters) – The Lloyd’s of London insurance market has apologised for its “shameful” role in the 18th and 19th Century Atlantic slave trade and pledged ...

NATO to investigate Mediterranean incident with Turkey

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – NATO will investigate French accusations that Turkey’s navy failed to respond to an allied call for inspection this month in the Mediterranean, NATO ...