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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 […]

Trump and Putin met for about two hours during their summit in Helsinki with only translators present. It is still not clear what the two men discussed or agreed to during their meeting. “The Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation is ready for practical implementation of the agreements reached between Russian President Vladimir Putin […]

PARIS (Reuters) – They’ve been in use since 1900, when the Paris Metro opened for business, but soon the city’s familiar rectangular tickets will become a thing of the past, replaced by a fully automated system similar to the one in London. FILE PHOTO: A Metro sign is seen at Reaumur Sebastopol station in Paris, […]

AMMAN/BEIRUT (Reuters) – The Syrian government widened its offensive to recover the southwest on Wednesday, extending it to an enclave held by Islamic State-affiliated fighters as Russian warplanes targeted the area, a war monitor said. FILE PHOTO: A Syrian army soldier stands next to a Syrian flag in Umm al-Mayazen, in the countryside of Deraa, […]

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Washington repeated a warning on Wednesday to Western firms invested in Russia’s Nord Stream 2 pipeline to Germany that they were at risk of sanctions, and said Moscow was using the project to divide Europe. “We have been clear that firms working in the Russian energy export pipeline sector are engaging in […]

After almost three weeks trapped in the dark, away from their loved ones in a cave in northern Thailand, the boys, aged between 11 and 16, were allowed to see their relatives in a carefully controlled environment, as doctors are still concerned about their health. In video shown at a press briefing, some of the […]

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s transition team unveiled a plan on Friday to shake up the fight against crime, including reduced jail time but stiffer controls on weapons, as the country reels from a militarized drug war. Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador speaks to journalists in Mexico City, Mexico, […]


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