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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Senior U.S. Democrats said on Monday that President Donald Trump’s administration should immediately impose sanctions on Russia after U.S. intelligence officials told members of Congress that Russia appeared to be trying to influence this year’s U.S. election. U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) holds a news conference after the final vote
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NAJAF, Iraq (Reuters) – Iraq’s first coronavirus case, an Iranian theology student, has been detected in the holy city of Najaf, the health ministry said on Monday, leading authorities to briefly close the gates to one of holiest sites for Shi’ite Muslims. Iraqi demonstrators wear protective face masks, following the outbreak of the new coronavirus,
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KIEV (Reuters) – When Ukraine Health Minister Zoriana Skaletska felt her messages about the coronavirus epidemic were not cutting through, she decided to join nearly 100 people in a quarantine facility to stop panic from spreading among the general public. Ukraine’s Health Minister Zoriana Skaletska wears a protective suit and a mask while speaking with
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BANGKOK (Reuters) – Hundreds of Thai students protested on Monday against the dissolution of a popular opposition party as Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha and five cabinet ministers faced the first day of a censure debate in parliament. Thai students protest against a court’s decision that dissolved the country’s second largest opposition Future Forward party, less
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FILE PHOTO: German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a news conference after the second day of the European Union leaders summit, held to discuss the EU’s long-term budget for 2021-2027, in Brussels, Belgium, February 21, 2020. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats will hold an extraordinary party congress either in April
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FILE PHOTO: Togo’s President Faure Gnassingbe attends the summit of the Heads of state from the eight-nation West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) in Abidjan, Ivory Coast July 12, 2019. REUTERS/Luc Gnago LOME (Reuters) – Togo’s President Faure Gnassingbe has won re-election with 72% of the vote, according to preliminary results from the electoral
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