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Clashes erupt in Barcelona as Catalan separatists protest sentences for leaders

BARCELONA (Reuters) – Clashes between protesters and police erupted late on Tuesday in Barcelona, in a second day of rallies against the jailing of nine Catalan separatists by ...

Mexican president defends security plan after police massacre

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador defended his security strategy on Tuesday and blamed past administrations for chronic violence, a day after ...

U.S. wants China to press North Korea to be more constructive in talks: Pentagon official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The senior U.S. defense official for Asia said on Tuesday the United States wants China to improve its enforcement of sanctions on North Korea and take ...

Turkey pushes offensive in Syria, despite sanctions and calls to stop

MANBIJ, Syria (Reuters) – Turkey pressed ahead with its offensive in northern Syria on Tuesday despite U.S. sanctions and growing calls for it to stop, while Syria’s Russia-backed ...

Turkey players salute Syria operation after goal against France

ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey’s national side are being investigated by European soccer body UEFA after players celebrated their goal in a 1-1 draw against world champions France ...

Portugal’s new cabinet list approved; Centeno keeps finance job

LISBON (Reuters) – Portugal’s president accepted the line-up of a new minority Socialist government on Tuesday, with Mario Centeno, the mastermind behind the country’s first ...

Ethiopia postpones autonomy referendum for ethnic Sidama: Fana news agency

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia postponed by a week a referendum on self-determination for its ethnic Sidama community that would have created the country’s 10th autonomous ...

Britain narrows gap in last-gasp Brexit talks, only hours remain

LUXEMBOURG/DUBLIN (Reuters) – Britain and the EU made headway in eleventh-hour talks on Tuesday to reach a Brexit deal in time for a leaders’ summit, but with hours left to ...

Brazil graft probe targets head of Bolsonaro’s PSL party: source

FILE PHOTO: Luciano Bivar President of the Social Liberal Party (PSL) is seen at the National Congress, in Brasilia, Brazil February 20, 2019. REUTERS/Adriano Machado RIO DE ...

Notre-Dame restoration yet to start six months after the blaze

PARIS (Reuters) – Six months after the massive fire that almost razed Paris’ Notre-Dame, the restoration work at the iconic cathedral has not started in earnest and the official ...