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Trump sanctions fail to slow Turkey assault; Syrian troops move on Manbij

MANBIJ, Syria (Reuters) – Turkey ignored U.S. sanctions and pressed on with its assault on northern Syria on Tuesday, while the Russia-backed Syrian army roared into one of the ...

Brazilian police investigate head of Bolsonaro’s PSL party for corruption: 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 ...

Prince William and wife Kate meet Imran Khan, Pakistan’s PM and friend of Diana

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince William and his wife Kate on Tuesday met Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan, a former international cricket star who the prince played ...

France holds firm against EU talks with Balkan hopefuls

LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) – France stuck to its hard line against European Union membership talks for North Macedonia and Albania on Tuesday, setting up a showdown between French ...

Bulgarian soccer chief turns down PM’s call to resign

SOFIA (Reuters) – Bulgarian Football Union’s (BFU) president Borislav Mihaylov has turned down the prime minister’s call to resign following racist abuse and monkey chants ...

Just hours left to secure a Brexit deal before EU summit

LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) – Britain must reach a Brexit agreement with the EU by the end of Tuesday so it can be approved at a leaders’ summit this week, the bloc’s officials and ...

Vietnam urges restraint amid maritime tensions with China

HANOI (Reuters) – Vietnamese President and Communist Party chief Nguyen Phu Trong has called for restraint in the disputed South China Sea amid a tense months-long standoff between ...

EU sees spike in Afghan migrants as many leave sanctions-stricken Iran

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – More Afghans than Syrians have migrated to the European Union so far this year, official data shows, making them the largest nationality illegally entering ...

Rescuers slog through mud as Japan typhoon death toll rises to 66

KORIYAMA, Japan (Reuters) – The death toll in the worst typhoon to hit Japan for decades climbed to 66 on Tuesday as rescuers slogged through mud and debris in an increasingly ...

Indonesia shuts some schools as haze again clouds the skies

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia warned its citizens of more choking smoke from forest fires on Tuesday as several provinces closed schools due to worsening air quality. An ...