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CAMPOS LINDOS, Brazil (Reuters) – When farmer Julimar Pansera purchased land in Brazil’s interior seven years ago, it was blanketed in tiers of fruit trees, twisted shrubs and the occasional palm standing tall in a thicket of undergrowth. A worker inspects soybeans during the soy harvest near the town of Campos Lindos, Brazil February 18, […]

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin plans to make a TV address to the nation on Wednesday on pension reforms, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Tuesday. Russia’s President Vladimir Putin chairs a government meeting on social and economic issues, including the pension system, in the Siberian city of Omsk, Russia August 28, 2018. […]

Kigali, Rwanda — In the darkness of the Kigali night, Eric walks through a maze of cement homes crowned in corrugated metal. Using his phone he lights the road under his feet, a path of compressed red earth still drying out from the rainy season. After nearly an hour of walking through a series of dizzying […]

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senator John McCain, a former prisoner of war in Vietnam who ran for president in 2008 as a maverick Republican and became a prominent critic of President Donald Trump, died on Saturday. He was 81. A senator from Arizona for more than three decades, McCain had been suffering from brain cancer […]

Just three miles away, down the winding River Liffey, many of those gathered for an unprecedented protest in the Garden of Remembrance said the Pontiff’s words failed to address their fury over a long list of church-related abuses in Ireland. “I’m sure the Pope was sincere in his apology, but it needs to be followed […]

DHAKA (Reuters) – Bangladesh police arrested Riazul Islam as he was walking home from his in-laws’ house. At 3:15 a.m., he was shot dead in a sandy field beside a set of railroad tracks north of Dhaka. Police search a man during an anti drug raid in Dhaka, Bangladesh, June 4, 2018. Picture taken June […]

AZAZ, Syria (Reuters) – A “National Army” being set up by Syrian rebels with Turkey’s help could become a long-term obstacle to President Bashar al-Assad’s recovery of the northwest – if they can end factional rivalries that have long blighted the opposition. The effort is at the heart of plans by the Turkish-backed opposition to […]

He was 85. In awarding him the $1 million Nobel Prize in Literature in 2001, the Swedish Academy praised Naipaul for combining genres into his own style that compels readers “to see the presence of suppressed histories. … In a vigilant style, (he) transforms rage into precision and allows events to speak with their own […]

ON BOARD THE OPEN ARMS, Mediterranean (Reuters) – A sea rescue charity is seeking permission to take the bodies of two dead migrants to Spain, it said on Wednesday, shunning the option of taking a lone survivor to a much closer port in Italy whose interior minister has accused rescue groups of lying. Proactiva Open […]

(Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) founder Elon Musk apologised to British caver Vern Unsworth for insulting comments he made about him following the rescue of a dozen Thai schoolboys and their football coach from a cave in northern Thailand. FILE PHOTO: British caver Vern Unsworth talks during Reuters interview at a hotel, in the northern […]


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