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BANGKOK, (Reuters) – Thai rescuers deployed helicopters on Friday to search for 23 people missing after a boat carrying Chinese tourists sank, with one official saying he feared “no chance” of any more survivors, which would mean nearly 60 dead. The confirmed death toll from the accident off the resort island of Phuket stood at […]

GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) – One month after Guatemala’s Fuego volcano violently erupted, killing more than 100 people, the country’s disaster agency has raised the number of missing by more than two thirds to 332 people. FILE PHOTO: A general view shows an area affected by the eruption of the Fuego volcano in San Miguel Los […]

London Metropolitan Police say two people found unconscious in southern England were exposed to Novichok, the same nerve agent used to attack an ex-Russian spy in March. The pair remain in critical condition in hospital, Neil Basu, Assistant Commissioner for Counter Terrorism at London Metropolitan Police, said Tuesday. [Last update published 1:47 p.m. ET] British […]

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – EU lawmakers gave approval on Wednesday for the European Investment Bank (EIB) to do business in Iran, overcoming a blocking attempt and keeping alive plans to save the 2015 nuclear deal with Tehran that Washington has abandoned. FILE PHOTO: Members of the European Parliament attend a plenary session of the European institution […]

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Commission opened a fresh legal case on Monday against Poland over changes to the Supreme Court that it fears will further undermine judicial independence in the largest ex-communist member of the bloc. The European Union’s executive arm gave Poland a month to respond, which means the legal procedure will not […]

GENEVA (Reuters) – More than 1,000 people have drowned in the Mediterranean this year sailing from Libya to Europe, with a rush in the past few days to beat an anticipated crackdown by the European Union, the International Organization for Migration said late on Sunday. FILE PHOTO: A Libyan Navy boat with migrants on board […]

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This is what a trade war looks like Canada has retaliated against US steel and aluminum tariffs by slapping its own penalties on American exports. The Canadian government confirmed Sunday that it has imposed tariffs on US exports worth 16.6 billion Canadian dollars ($12.5 billion). More than 40 US steel products attract tariffs of 25%. […]

PARIS (Reuters) – France paid homage on Sunday to Simone Veil, a Holocaust survivor best known for legalising abortion in the 1970s as she joined the country’s great citizens interred in the Pantheon in Paris. French President Emmanuel Macron stands outside the Pantheon before delivering a speech in tribute to late Auschwitz survivor and French […]

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Thousands of Hong Kong people braved sweltering heat on Sunday to protest against Beijing’s tightening grip over the city as the former British colony marked the 21st anniversary of its return to Chinese rule. People’s Liberation Army soldiers attend a flag raising ceremony at an airbase in Hong Kong, China June […]

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