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Reuters World News 12/11/2018
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12/11/2018 -  'Stop Brexit!' - one man's daily protest against UK-EU divorce - 04:49 AM

Steve Bray is already hard at work when dawn breaks over London, waving anti-Brexit banners behind television crews reporting live outside Westminster.


12/11/2018 -  India's BJP trails in vote count of three state polls, in setback for Modi - 04:24 AM

India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party was trailing on Tuesday in three big heartland states, two TV networks said, as counting began from local elections seen as a final trial of strength for Prime Minister Narendra Modi before general elections next year.


12/11/2018 -  Early trends show India PM Modi's party trailing in vote count in three states: TV - 04:02 AM

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party was trailing in vote count on Tuesday in three of the five states that held elections over the past few weeks, four television channels said.


12/11/2018 -  U.S. returns bells looted after Philippine wartime massacre - 03:59 AM

Church bells taken as war trophies by U.S. forces more than a century ago arrived in the Philippines on Tuesday, ending Manila's decades-long quest for the return of some of the most famous symbols of resistance to U.S. colonialism.


12/11/2018 -  Colombia's Gulf Clan crime gang declares holiday ceasefire - 03:43 AM

The Gulf Clan crime gang, considered Colombia's largest criminal organization, has declared a month-long ceasefire for Christmas and New Year and invited other armed groups to also lay down their weapons for the festivities.


12/11/2018 -  Mexico to invest $30 billion to boost growth, stem migration, foreign minister says - 03:23 AM

Mexico will invest more than $30 billion in its poor southern states over the next five years, the foreign minister said on Monday, boosting the region economically as part of efforts to curb migration.


12/11/2018 -  Brexit in turmoil as UK's May pulls vote to seek changes to EU divorce - 01:24 AM

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday postponed a parliamentary vote on her Brexit deal to seek more concessions but the European Union refused to renegotiate and lawmakers doubted her chances of winning big changes.


12/11/2018 -  UK MP Blunt sends letter of no confidence to '1922 Committee': The Times - 12:24 AM

British lawmaker Crispin Blunt has sent a letter of no confidence in Prime Minister Theresa May to the chairman of the committee in charge of Conservative Party leadership contests, the 26th MP in the party to do so, The Times reported on Monday.


12/10/2018 -  To quell unrest, France's Macron speeds up tax cuts but vows no U-turn - 11:59 PM

France's President Emmanuel Macron on Monday announced wage rises for the poorest workers and tax cuts for pensioners in further concessions meant to defuse weeks of often violent protests that have challenged his authority.


12/10/2018 -  Arab League tells Brazil's Bolsonaro Israel embassy move could harm ties - 11:12 PM

The Arab League has told Brazil's right-wing President-elect Jair Bolsonaro that moving Brazil's embassy in Israel to Jerusalem would be a setback for relations with Arab countries, in a letter seen by Reuters on Monday.


12/10/2018 -  Britain's May to meet Germany's Merkel after delaying Brexit vote - 10:31 PM

Prime Minister Theresa May will meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday to discuss the concerns expressed by British lawmakers over her Brexit deal, her office said on Monday.


12/10/2018 -  U.S. sanctions three North Korean officials for alleged rights abuses - 09:41 PM

The United States said on Monday it had sanctioned three North Korean officials, including a top aide to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, for serious human rights abuses and censorship.


12/10/2018 -  Macron concessions to cost between 8-10 billion euros - minister - 09:22 PM

Measures announced by President Emmanuel Macron to appease a wave of protests across France will cost between 8-10 billion euros ($9.1-$11.4 billion), a junior minister said on Monday.


12/10/2018 -  Protesters disrupt U.S. fossil fuel event at climate talks - 09:19 PM

Protesters disturbed a U.S.-sponsored event promoting fossil fuels on the sidelines of U.N. climate change talks on Monday, saying attempts to rebrand coal as a potentially "clean" energy source were misleading.


12/10/2018 -  Militia forces Libya's NOC to declare force majeure on biggest oilfield - 09:07 PM

Libya's National Oil Company (NOC) on Monday declared force majeure on exports from the El Sharara oilfield, which was seized at the weekend by a local militia group.


12/10/2018 -  U.N. calls on armed group to withdraw from Libyan oilfield - 09:06 PM

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) on Monday issued a statement calling on an armed group to withdraw from Libya's El Sharara oilfield, the mission said in a statement on Monday.


12/10/2018 -  UK parliament to hold emergency debate after Brexit vote delay - 09:04 PM

Parliament will on Tuesday hold a three-hour emergency debate on Prime Minister Theresa May's decision to defer a planned vote on her Brexit deal, Speaker John Bercow announced following a request by the opposition Labour Party.


12/10/2018 -  UK government takes formal step in parliament to delay vote on Brexit deal - 09:04 PM

The British government on Monday formally delayed a planned vote in parliament on Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal.


12/10/2018 -  British minister Rudd says May's premiership and deal are not dead - 08:57 PM

British minister Amber Rudd said on Monday she did not believe Theresa May's premiership was dead after the prime minister pulled a parliamentary vote on Brexit for fear of losing it.


12/10/2018 -  Russia gas pipeline to boost grip on Ukraine, Europe: U.S. diplomat - 08:44 PM

Russia is seeking to boost its power in Europe and grip over Ukraine with the proposed Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline, the top U.S. energy diplomat said on Monday, in a step-up of Washington's rhetoric against the pipeline.


 


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