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 2018-06-20 02:05 

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In Mexico, Trump's child separations trigger wrenching decisions...

Epigmenio Centeno had hoped to cross the Mexican border into the United States in the coming months, but he and his wife have shelved their plans for fear of being separated from their two sons under U.S. President Donald Trump's...

 2018-06-19 22:53 

Reuters Africa

Italy's Osteria Francescana scoops world's best restaurant prize...

Italy's Osteria Francescana took the top spot at the World's 50 Best Restaurants awards ceremony on Tuesday, garnering praise for playful use of local ingredients in dishes including...

 2018-06-19 21:43 

Reuters Africa

Iran says no plans to increase missile range, rejects talks with Trump...

Iran has no plans to extend the range of its missiles since their 2,000-km (1,240-mile) reach is enough to protect the country, the Revolutionary Guards commander said on Tuesday, amid mounting U.S. pressure over Tehran's missile programme....

 2018-06-19 21:29 

Reuters Africa

Iran says Europe's proposals not enough to save nuclear deal - IRNA...

Iran's nuclear chief said on Tuesday that Europe's proposals to salvage the 2015 nuclear deal after the U.S. withdrawal from the pact were not satisfying for Tehran, warning that all sides would lose if Iran is sidelined by the West, the IRNA stat...

 2018-06-19 21:13 

Reuters Africa

U.S. withdraws from U.N. Human Rights Council - U.S. Ambassador Haley...

The United States withdrew from the U.N. Human Rights Council on Tuesday after no other countries...

 2018-06-19 21:07 

Reuters Africa

Venezuela Constituent Assembly elects Cabello as its new leader...

Venezuela's Constituent Assembly on Tuesday elected Socialist Party No. 2 Diosdado Cabello as its new leader, succeeding Delcy Rodriguez, who was named vice president last week by President Nicolas Maduro....

 2018-06-19 21:03 

Reuters Africa

North Korea expected to begin transferring remains of U.S. troops soon - officials...

North Korea could start the process of handing over the remains of troops, including Americans, missing from the Korean War within the next few days, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Tuesday....

 2018-06-19 20:43 

Reuters Africa

Chilean law enforcement question Vatican sex abuse envoy at airport...

Chilean prosecutors said on Tuesday they questioned the Vatican's top sex abuse investigator as he prepared to fly out of the country following a fact-finding and reconciliation mission ordered by the Pope....

 2018-06-19 19:57 

Reuters Africa

Violence flares up in Nicaragua after suspension of peace talks...

Nicaraguan police and masked gunmen clashed with anti-government protesters on Tuesday, leaving at least two dead following the suspension of peace talks to quell two months of deadly demonstrations, a human rights group said....

 2018-06-19 18:46 

Reuters Africa

Armenia arrests former influential official...

The Armenian parliament on Tuesday stripped a member of parliament from the former ruling party of immunity and supported a prosecutor's motion to launch criminal proceedings against him....

 2018-06-19 17:30 

Reuters Africa

U.S.-led coalition says kills Islamic State oil and gas head in Syria...

The U.S.-led coalition in Syria said on Tuesday it had disrupted Islamic State's funding by killing the man who ran its oil and gas network and other members of the group last month....

 2018-06-19 17:26 

Reuters Africa

Flooding kills at least 18 in Ivory Coast's Abidjan...

At least 18 people were killed by flooding in Ivory Coast's commercial capital Abidjan on Tuesday after intense rainfall overnight, authorities said....

 2018-06-19 17:06 

Reuters Africa

Exclusive - Sanctioned Libya coastguard commander says hits migrants to protect them...

A Libyan coastguard commander sanctioned by the United Nations for alleged human trafficking and migrant smuggling said he hits migrants but does so for their own safety to prevent them from capsizing....

 2018-06-19 16:32 

Reuters Africa

U.S. withdraws from United Nations human rights body...

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley will announce on Tuesday that the United Sates is withdrawing from the United Nations Human Rights Council, a Trump administration source told Reuters....

 2018-06-19 15:57 

Reuters Africa

Lebanon to review move to let Iranians in without passport stamps: source...

Lebanese ministers will review a security agency's decision to allow Iranians to enter at the airport without having their passports stamped, an interior ministry source said on Tuesday....

 2018-06-19 15:39 

Reuters Africa

Syria condemns Turkish, U.S. presence around Manbij...

Syria said on Tuesday it rejected the presence of Turkish and U.S. forces around the northern town of Manbij, a day after soldiers of the two countries began patrolling the area....

 2018-06-19 15:03 

Reuters Africa

Merkel, Macron agree on euro zone budget...

Chancellor Angela Merkel said she and French President Emmanuel Macron agreed on Tuesday to create a euro zone budget charged with boosting investment in the currency bloc and promoting economic convergence between its 19 member states....

 2018-06-19 14:47 

Reuters Africa

Italy wants EU border agency in Africa, not at sea...

Italy wants Europe's border agency to stop migrants in transit countries before they board boats rather than working in the Mediterranean, Transport Minister Danilo Toninelli said on Tuesday....

 2018-06-19 14:34 

Reuters Africa

South African accounting body charges former Eskom CFO with misconduct...

The South African Institute of Charted Accountants (SAICA) said on Tuesday said it would charge former Eskom's chief financial officer Anoj Singh with serious misconduct related to a 600 million rand ($43 million) loan to the Gupta business family....

 2018-06-19 14:30 

Reuters Africa

S.Africa's Eskom offers wage increase in line with inflation - source...

South African power utility Eskom, which implemented power outages last week because of wage protests, offered staff a salary increase in line with consumer inflation in talks with labour unions on Tuesday, a union source told Reuters....

 2018-06-19 13:46 

Reuters Africa

Turkey could stage fresh election if alliance loses parliament - Erdogan ally...

Turkey could stage another election if the alliance between President Tayyip Erdogan's ruling AK Party and the nationalist MHP party cannot form a majority in parliament after Sunday's vote, the MHP leader said....

 2018-06-19 13:25 

Reuters Africa

Hungary's foreign minister says to push ahead with 'Stop Soros' bill...

Hungary will proceed with a parliamentary vote this week on the government's so called...

 2018-06-19 13:21 

Reuters Africa

Common ground emerging on Syria constitution, more talks planned - U.N....

Senior officials from Iran, Russia and Turkey held...

 2018-06-19 13:07 

Reuters Africa

EU tries to assuage German, Italian concerns on migration...

The European Union will agree next week to look into creating disembarkation platforms in north Africa and elsewhere to decide asylum requests before claimants get to Europe, a draft statement ahead of an EU summit showed....

 2018-06-19 12:56 

Reuters Africa

Jantjies credits "special" Erasmus for Bok improvement...

South Africa flyhalf Elton Jantjies believes it is coach Rassie Erasmus' attention to detail that has seen the side claim back-to-back test wins over England and be on the brink of a series clean sweep in Cape Town on Saturday....

 2018-06-19 12:46 

Reuters Africa

Colombia's Sanchez gets first red card of World Cup...

Colombia midfielder Carlos Sanchez was the first player to be sent off in the tournament when he was shown a straight red card for a deliberate handball in the World Cup Group H match against Japan on Tuesday....

 2018-06-19 12:29 

Reuters Africa

Boris Becker claims diplomatic immunity to fend off bankruptcy case...

Former tennis champion Boris Becker has claimed diplomatic immunity from bankruptcy proceedings by taking up a role with the Central African Republic as a sports envoy....

 2018-06-19 12:18 

Reuters Africa

South Africa's Brait full-year NAV falls, halts dividend...

South African investment house Brait SE reported a nearly one-third drop in annual net asset value on Tuesday after writing down to zero last November the value of its British clothing retailer, New Look....

 2018-06-19 12:05 

Reuters Africa

Semenya challenges IAAF ruling at Court of Arbitration for Sport...

South African middle distance champion Caster Semenya has taken her challenge to a female classification ruling by the governing body of athletics to the Court of Arbitration for Sport, the court said on Tuesday....

 2018-06-19 11:50 

Reuters Africa

Warplanes strike Syrian opposition-held southwest - monitor...

Warplanes struck an opposition-held area in Syria's southwestern Deraa province on Tuesday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said, a military escalation in a territory where government forces have been mobilising for an offensive....

 2018-06-19 11:42 

Reuters Africa

Philippine top court rejects government's move to recover Marcos wealth...

The Philippine Supreme Court has rejected efforts to claim almost $1 billion (0.8 billion) in damages from the estate of former dictator Ferdinand Marcos and his cronies, saying the government had failed to prove alleged graft related major infrastructure...

 2018-06-19 11:41 

Reuters Africa

Nigeria's Buhari to sign 2018 budget on Wednesday - presidency spokesman...

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari will sign the 2018 budget into law on Wednesday, a presidency spokesman said....

 2018-06-19 11:39 

Reuters Africa

Tunisia need to discover goal touch to progress in World Cup...

Tunisia need a new game-plan if they are to avoid their usual fate of falling at the first hurdle of a World Cup....

 2018-06-19 10:49 

Reuters Africa

Trump, U.S. Republicans to meet amid furore over immigrant children...

President Donald Trump, facing a blast of criticism for the detention of children separated from their immigrant parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, was slated to meet with Republican lawmakers on Tuesday ahead of votes on immigration legislation....

 2018-06-19 10:34 

Reuters Africa

South Sudan civil war foes to meet in Ethiopia: Addis ministry...

South Sudan President Salva Kiir will meet his rival Riek Machar in Addis Ababa on Wednesday, as part of talks to try and negotiate an end to a five-year-old civil war, Ethiopia's foreign ministry said....

 2018-06-19 09:46 

Reuters Africa

Ethiopia's Foreign Ministry says South Sudan's Kiir and Machar to meet on Wednesday...

South Sudan President Salva Kiir will meet his rival and former vice president Riek Machar in Addis Ababa on Wednesday, as part of talks to negotiate an end to a civil war that broke out in 2013, Ethiopia's foreign ministry said....

 2018-06-19 09:45 

Reuters Africa

Russia welcomes suspension of U.S.-South Korean military drills - Interfax...

The Russian foreign ministry welcomed on Tuesday a decision by the United States and South Korea to suspend a major joint military exercise, Interfax news agency reported....

 2018-06-19 09:44 

Reuters Africa

South Africa's Aveng shares leap as M&R moves closer to tie-up...

Shareholders in South Africa's Murray & Roberts voted on Tuesday for the company to look into a potential tie up with construction rival Aveng, sending Aveng's shares around 25 percent higher....

 2018-06-19 09:43 

Reuters Africa

Analysis - In Vietnam, distrust of government's China policy fuels protests...

Protests by thousands of people in cities across Vietnam are showing just how easy it is to unite public opinion and mobilise dissent when an issue has one key ingredient: China....

 2018-06-19 09:41 

Reuters Africa

After Afghan ceasefire gamble, prospects rise for U.S.-Taliban talks...

Prospects have risen for negotiations between the Taliban and the United States after Afghan President Ashraf Ghani called a ceasefire and allowed militants to roam into cities in a gamble to encourage peace talks....

 2018-06-19 09:37 

Reuters Africa

Dutch prosecutor: Man who drove into concert-goers not a terrorist...

A 34-year-old Dutchman who on Monday drove his delivery van into a group of concert-goers, killing one and critically injuring three others, had no terrorist motive, prosecutors said on Tuesday....

 2018-06-19 09:32 

Reuters Africa

Suspects bailed in $100 million Kenyan graft case...

More than 40 suspects in a $100 million Kenyan graft case, including state workers and business people, were given bail on Tuesday....

 2018-06-19 09:10 

Reuters Africa

India's BJP pulls out of ruling alliance in disputed Kashmir...

India's governing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) quit the ruling coalition in Jammu and Kashmir state on Tuesday where militant violence has worsened in recent months, the party announced....

 2018-06-19 09:04 

Reuters Africa

Exclusive: Malaysia seeks to lay multiple charges against ex-premier Najib over 1MDB - Mahathir...

Embezzlement and bribery with government money are among the charges that Malaysia is looking to bring against former prime minister Najib Razak following a probe into funds allegedly looted from the state-run fund 1MDB, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad sa...

 2018-06-19 08:35 

Reuters Africa

Ethiopia appoints new central bank governor...

Ethiopia appointed a new central bank governor on Monday, state-affiliated media said, in a move that follows major economic reforms....

 2018-06-19 08:26 

Reuters Africa

Attacks in northern Mozambique kill 39 since May -report...

Attacks by armed groups in northern Mozambique, where huge gas reserves are being developed, have killed at least 39 people and displaced more than 1,000 since May, Human Rights Watch said on Tuesday....

 2018-06-19 08:16 

Reuters Africa

Japan's Princess Takamado seen in Russia's Saransk - Reuters witness...

Japan's Princess Takamado was seen in the Russian city of Saransk on Tuesday where she will watch the national team compete in the soccer World Cup later today....

 2018-06-19 08:16 

Reuters Africa

Wawrinka and Cilic ease to opening wins at Queen's...

Three-time Grand Slam champion Stan Wawrinka made light work of Britain's Cameron Norrie in the opening round of the Queen's Club grasscourt tournament on Monday, winning 6-2 6-3....

 2018-06-19 08:10 

Reuters Africa

Egypt says to receive $2 bln IMF payment by end-July: newspaper...

Egypt says it will receive the next $2 billion instalment of a $12 billion loan from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in the second half of July, newspaper Al-Masry Al-Youm reported on Tuesday....

 2018-06-19 07:46 

Reuters Africa

Germany loss a warning for Spain ahead of Iran clash...

Spain came through a tough World Cup opener against Portugal in impressive style as the aftershocks of the sacking of their coach were still reverberating and they will need to keep the pedal firmly to the floor when they meet Iran on Wednesday....

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