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 2020-01-19 14:48 

Reuters Africa

Venezuela's Guaido to meet with Pompeo in Colombia on Monday - sources...

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido will meet on Monday in Bogota with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at a regional counter-terrorism meeting, according to two people close to Guaido....

 2020-01-19 14:28 

Reuters Africa

Search for South Korean trekkers missing in Nepal could take weeks - rescuers...

A search and rescue operation for the four South Korean trekkers and three Nepali guides missing after being struck by an avalanche in northwest Nepal could take weeks due to bad weather, rescuers said on Sunday....

 2020-01-19 14:03 

Reuters Africa

Johnson, France's Macron reiterate commitment to Iran nuclear deal...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and French President Emmanuel Macron reiterated their commitment on Sunday to the Iran nuclear deal and agreed a long-term framework was needed, Downing Street said on Sunday....

 2020-01-19 13:56 

Reuters Africa

Libya peace summit struggles to draw eastern commander Haftar back into diplomacy...

Countries struggled at an international peace summit for Libya struggled on Sunday to draw eastern military commander Khalifa Haftar back into diplomacy, days after he quit talks and more than half of Libya...

 2020-01-19 12:53 

Reuters Africa

Broad rips through South Africa tail, England enforce follow-on...

Seamer Stuart Broad ripped through South Africa's tail to allow England to enforce the follow-on on the fourth morning of the third test before rain interrupted their victory charge at St George's Park on Sunday....

 2020-01-19 12:34 

Reuters Africa

Pompeo expresses outrage to Sisi over death of U.S. citizen...

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo expressed outrage during a meeting with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi over the "pointless and tragic death" of detained U.S. citizen Moustafa Kassem in Egypt, a U.S. official said on Sunday....

 2020-01-19 12:27 

Reuters Africa

More than 300 people wounded in Beirut protest clashes - rescuers...
 2020-01-19 11:22 

Reuters Africa

Iran seeks to examine downed plane's black boxes itself - report...

Iran is trying to analyse the black boxes of a Ukrainian airliner that was shot down this month, the state IRNA news agency reported on Sunday, denying a report that a decision had been taken to send the plane...

 2020-01-19 10:57 

Reuters Africa

Philippine military says five Indonesians kidnapped by Abu Sayyaf militants...

The Philippine military on Sunday said it has launched search and rescue operations for five Indonesian fishermen kidnapped by militants belonging to the Islamic State-linked Abu Sayyaf group in Malaysian waters last week....

 2020-01-19 10:52 

Reuters Africa

Evacuees pray for safety at Sunday mass amid Philippine volcano threat...

Hundreds of people who have fled their homes near a restive volcano on the Philippines...

 2020-01-19 10:19 

Reuters Africa

Bodies of Ukrainian victims of Iran plane crash returned home...

The bodies of the 11 Ukrainian citizens who died when a passenger plane was accidentally shot down by Iran this month were brought back to Ukraine on Sunday in a solemn ceremony at Kiev airport....

 2020-01-19 09:57 

Reuters Africa

Fire at Czech home for disabled kills eight...
 2020-01-19 09:50 

Reuters Africa

Iran may review cooperation with IAEA if EU pressure mounts - TV...

Iran will review its cooperation with the United Nations...

 2020-01-19 08:57 

Reuters Africa

Bess emerges from Leech's shadow with maiden five-wicket haul...
 2020-01-19 08:37 

Reuters Africa

Barty eyes home party as Serena continues chase...

Ash Barty faces the double burden of being world number one and the focus of an expectant host nation as she seeks to win the Australian Open amid challenges from record-chasing Serena Williams and a host of other Grand Slam winners....

 2020-01-19 08:29 

Reuters Africa

Martinelli on target but Arsenal held by Sheff Utd...

Arsenal...

 2020-01-19 08:27 

Reuters Africa

Dortmund's Haaland sparkles with hat-trick on debut...

Borussia Dortmund...

 2020-01-19 08:18 

Reuters Africa

Eastern Libyan forces commander Haftar arrives in Berlin for summit...

Eastern Libyan forces commander Khalifa Haftar arrived in Berlin on Saturday for a summit that will take place on Sunday, Libyan al-hadath tv announced on their twitter account....

 2020-01-19 08:15 

Reuters Africa

Over 1,000 gather in central Hong Kong park to call for democracy...

Hundreds of protesters in China-ruled Hong Kong gathered in a central park on Sunday to call for democratic reforms and denounce communism, as police stopped and searched people on nearby streets and in metro stations....

 2020-01-19 08:11 

Reuters Africa

Yemen's president says military needs to be on high alert following attack...

Yemen...

 2020-01-19 07:51 

Reuters Africa

Gulf carriers fly over Iraq, Iran after military action deters others...

Qatar Airways, Emirates and several other Gulf airlines still fly in Iraqi and Iranian airspace and to cities in both countries, even as other international carriers have rerouted planes since the United States and Iran traded military strikes....

 2020-01-19 05:12 

Reuters Africa

SpaceX to try rocket failure test again after bad weather delay...

Elon Musk...

 2020-01-19 04:24 

Reuters Africa

Trump marks U.S.-Japan security pact with call for stronger, deeper alliance...

U.S. President Donald Trump marked the 60th anniversary of the signing of the current U.S.-Japan security treaty with a call for a stronger and deeper alliance between the two countries, despite criticising the pact six months ago....

 2020-01-19 02:47 

Reuters Africa

China reports 17 more cases of new virus strain...

China reported 17 more cases of pneumonia caused by a new coronavirus strain on Sunday, stoking worries as the country gears up to celebrate Chinese Lunar New Year when much of the population travels....

 2020-01-19 01:00 

Reuters Africa

Australian government to aid tourism industry as bushfires recede...

The Australian government said on Sunday it will channel A$76 million ($52 million) to the tourism industry as recent heavy rains have dampened many of the monthslong bushfires, allowing the country to look to recovery....

 2020-01-18 23:13 

Reuters Africa

Police detain 185 climate protesters at Brussels car show...

Police detained 185 protesters in central Brussels on Saturday after the environmental protest group Extinction Rebellion staged demonstrations at a car show in protest at the auto industry...

 2020-01-18 23:04 

Reuters Africa

Foreign powers to discuss ways out Libya crisis with rival camps...

Libyan rival camps and their foreign backers will attend a summit in Berlin on Sunday to discuss ways to end a proxy war over the capital Tripoli and the oil producer, which has displaced 140,000 and now more than halved the country...

 2020-01-18 22:21 

Reuters Africa

Ahead of Senate trial, Trump legal team rejects impeachment as flawed...

U.S. President Donald Trump...

 2020-01-18 21:25 

Reuters Africa

Sixty killed in Houthi attack on camp in Yemen's Marib - Saudi state TV...

Iran-aligned Houthis attacked a military training camp in the Yemeni city of Marib on Saturday, killing 60 military personnel and wounding dozens others, Saudi state television said on Saturday evening....

 2020-01-18 21:23 

Reuters Africa

U.S. National Archives removes exhibit that altered images of Women's March...

The U.S. National Archives, home to foundational documents such as the Bill of Rights, apologised on Saturday for altering images critical of President Donald Trump at an exhibit on women...

 2020-01-18 20:58 

Reuters Africa

Despite shake-up, Putin rejects idea of Soviet-style leaders for life...

President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday he did not want Russia to return to the late Soviet-era practice of having lifelong rulers who died in office without a proper succession strategy....

 2020-01-18 20:18 

Reuters Africa

U.S. sanctions Iranian commander over Mahshahr killings...

The U.S. State Department said on Saturday it had imposed sanctions on a general of Iran...

 2020-01-18 18:12 

Reuters Africa

Ten charred bodies found in vehicle in violence-plagued Mexican state...

Mexican prosecutors are investigating the discovery of a burned-out vehicle containing the charred bodies of 10 people in the southwestern state of Guerrero, authorities said late on Friday....

 2020-01-18 17:11 

Reuters Africa

Brazilian tribes back manifesto to save Amazon habitat from Bolsonaro...

Leaders of native tribes in Brazil issued a rallying call to protect the Amazon rainforest and its indigenous people from what they called the "genocide, ethnocide and ecocide" planned by the country...

 2020-01-18 16:56 

Reuters Africa

Trump gives dramatic account of Soleimani's last minutes before death - CNN...
 2020-01-18 16:49 

Reuters Africa

Brief scuffles at Guatemala-Mexico border as migrants try to cross...

Scuffles briefly broke out on the Guatemala-Mexico border on Saturday morning as a group of several hundred mostly Honduran migrants pressed forward to cross, only to be pushed back by Mexican security forces....

 2020-01-18 16:46 

Reuters Africa

Paris Opera musicians serenade public in pensions protest...

Striking musicians and singers of the Paris Opera staged an open-air concert on Saturday in front of the city...

 2020-01-18 16:26 

Reuters Africa

Guardiola says he is '100% staying' as Man City manager next season...
 2020-01-18 16:26 

Reuters Africa

Bess takes five wickets before rain halts England progress...
 2020-01-18 16:04 

Reuters Africa

Lebanon security forces face off against protesters near parliament building...

Security forces in Beirut fired tear gas and used water cannons on Saturday in clashes with protesters armed with tree branches and sign posts near Lebanon...

 2020-01-18 16:03 

Reuters Africa

Car bomb hits Turkish contractors, police near Somalia capital, six wounded - police...

A car bomb targeting a group of Turkish contractors exploded on Saturday in Afgoye, northwest of the Somali capital Mogadishu, wounding at least six people, police said....

 2020-01-18 15:56 

Reuters Africa

Nadal surprised to still be on top of the game...

Australian Open top seed Rafa Nadal entered his third decade as a professional ranked No. 1 in the world and the 33-year-old Spaniard says he is surprised to be at the summit of the men...

 2020-01-18 15:53 

Reuters Africa

Kvitova, Halep driven by Australian Open heartbreak...

Petra Kvitova took a while to come to terms with her heartbreaking defeat in last year...

 2020-01-18 15:33 

Reuters Africa

Iceland's Samherji exiting Namibia following bribery scandal...

Samherji, the Icelandic fishing company at the centre of Namibia...

 2020-01-18 14:11 

Reuters Africa

Iran is sending black boxes of downed plane to Ukraine - aviation official...

Iran is sending to Ukraine the black boxes of the Ukrainian passenger plane that its military accidentally shot down this month, Tasnim news agency reported on Saturday....

 2020-01-18 13:55 

Reuters Africa

Black boxes of shot-down Ukrainian airliner will be sent to Ukraine - Iranian news agency...
 2020-01-18 12:56 

Reuters Africa

U.N. Libya envoy hopes, but cannot predict, eastern oil ports closure ends in few days...
 2020-01-18 12:48 

Reuters Africa

Libya's NOC declares force majeure on closed eastern ports...

Libyan state oil firm NOC has declared force majeure on oil exports from the eastern ports of Brega, Ras Lanuf, Hariga, Zueitina and Es Sider, a statement said on Saturday....

 2020-01-18 12:26 

Reuters Africa

U.N. Libya envoy hopes, but cannot predict, eastern oil ports closure ends in few days...
 2020-01-18 12:24 

Reuters Africa

Car bomb hits Turkish contractors, police near Somalia capital, six wounded - police...

A car bomb targeting a group of Turkish contractors exploded on Saturday in Afgoye, northwest of the Somali capital Mogadishu, wounding at least six people, police said....

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