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Fourth group of Central Americans from caravan cross U.S. border

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 12:32pm
TIJUANA, Mexico (Reuters) - A fourth group of Central Americans from a migrant caravan that angered President Donald Trump crossed into the United States to seek asylum on Wednesday, while dozens more woke to a rainy, cold third day camped outside a U.S. port of entry.

As Trump visits State Department, Pompeo says North Korea must denuclearize

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 11:49am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea must commit to dismantling its nuclear weapons program, new U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday as he formally took the reins of the State Department with a strong endorsement from U.S. President Donald Trump.

Armenian protest leader pauses strike for talks with ruling party

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 11:49am
YEREVAN (Reuters) - The leader of a protest movement that has rocked Armenia on Tuesday called a pause in a campaign of civil disobedience while he seeks assurances that the ruling party will back him to be the next prime minister.

Malaysia's Mahathir stirs 1MDB debate among rural voters ahead of election

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 11:47am
BUKIT GOH, Malaysia (Reuters) - Just days ahead of an election, opposition leader Mahathir Mohamad worked a crowd of palm planters in Malaysia's rural heartland to stir up debate about a financial scandal, hoping to shift their loyalty away from Prime Minister Najib Razak.

UK government defeated as Lords back powers to prevent hard Irish border

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 11:22am
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's upper house on Wednesday voted to give parliament the power to stop any Brexit deal that might restore a hard border across the island of Ireland, in the latest defeat for Prime Minister Theresa May's government.

Basque separatist group ETA says it has 'completely dissolved'

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 10:54am
MADRID (Reuters) - Basque separatist group ETA has completely dismantled all its structures, ending a 50-year guerrilla campaign, it said in a letter dated April 16 and published by the Spanish online newspaper El Diario on Wednesday.

Iran arrests second British-Iranian national since mid-April: Iran Wire agency

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 10:31am
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Iran has detained a British-Iranian dual national who works as a security analyst, the independent news site Iran Wire reported on Wednesday, the second such arrest since mid-April.

'I was part of the problem,' pope quoted telling Chile abuse victims

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 10:16am
ROME (Reuters) - Pope Francis told Chilean victims of clerical sexual abuse "I was part of the problem" and apologized for dismissing accusations of a cover-up by Catholic bishops, one of the victims said on Wednesday.

Suicide attackers storm HQ of Libya's election commission, 12 dead

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 10:04am
TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Suicide bombers stormed the head offices of Libya's electoral commission in Tripoli on Wednesday, killing at least 12 people and setting fire to the building in an attack claimed by the Islamic State militant group.

Myanmar court accepts testimony of policeman who said Reuters reporters framed

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 5:47am
YANGON (Reuters) - A judge in Myanmar declared on Wednesday that a witness who said two Reuters reporters accused of possessing state secrets were framed by police was credible, dealing a blow to the prosecution in what has become a landmark press freedom case.

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