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06/23/2018 -  Turks vote for president, parliament in crucial test for Erdogan - 11:16 PM

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turks vote for a new president and parliament on Sunday in elections that pose the biggest challenge to Tayyip Erdogan and his Islamist-rooted AK Party since they swept to power more than a decade and a half ago.


06/23/2018 -  Trump adviser Kushner says he's 'ready to work' with Abbas: newspaper - 11:54 PM

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Jared Kushner, U.S. President Donald Trump's senior adviser, said that he is "ready to work with President Abbas," a Palestinian newspaper reported on Sunday.


06/23/2018 -  Pompeo warns Iran on nuclear arms; hopes military force will never be needed - 02:47 PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday warned Iran not to pursue nuclear weapons, saying it would face the "wrath of the entire world" if it did so, but added that he hoped it would never be necessary for the United States to take military action against the country.


06/24/2018 -  Syria pounds rebel areas in south, thousands flee to border zone - 12:18 AM

AMMAN (Reuters) - The Syrian army and allied forces pounded rebel-held areas of the southwest as thousands of civilians fled to safer opposition held areas along the border with Jordan and Israel, aid workers and rebels said.


06/23/2018 -  Divided EU leaders convene for emergency talks on migration - 11:26 PM

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders gather in Brussels on Sunday in an attempt to bridge their deep divisions over migration, an issue that has been splitting them for years and now poses a fresh threat to German Chancellor Angela Merkel.


06/23/2018 -  Pentagon indefinitely suspends some training exercises with South Korea - 03:55 PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and South Korea have agreed to indefinitely suspend two exchange program training exercises, the Pentagon said on Friday, in the aftermath of the summit earlier this month between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.


06/23/2018 -  More than 1,000 Macedonians protest country's name change - 10:16 PM

SKOPJE (Reuters) - More than 1,000 Macedonians protested on Saturday evening against the change of the name of the former Yugoslav Republic which was agreed with neighboring Greece to end a decades-long dispute.


06/23/2018 -  Ethiopian PM escapes grenade attack, one dead, scores hurt - 08:58 PM

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed survived a grenade attack on Saturday at a massive rally in support of his push for radical political and economic reforms, including a peace deal with regional arch-enemy Eritrea.


06/23/2018 -  Xi says China must lead way in reform of global governance - 10:21 PM

BEIJING (Reuters) - China must lead the way in reforming global governance, the foreign ministry on Saturday cited President Xi Jinping as saying, as Beijing looks to increase its world influence.


06/23/2018 -  PM Abadi, Sadr alliance brings Iraq government closer - 08:35 PM

NAJAF, Iraq (Reuters) - Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and cleric Moqtada al-Sadr said on Saturday their political blocs would enter into an alliance, bringing Iraq one step closer to forming a new government after an election marred by low turnout and fraud allegations.


 


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