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BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s ruling Communist Party is ramping up calls for political loyalty in a year of sensitive anniversaries, warning against “erroneous thoughts” as officials fall over themselves to pledge allegiance to President Xi Jinping and his philosophy. This year is marked by some delicate milestones: 30 years since the bloody crackdown on pro-democracy
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ALGIERS (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of Algerians defied large contingents of riot police on Friday and resumed mass demonstrations against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika posing the biggest challenge to his 20-year-old rule. Police members stand guard as people protest against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, in Algiers, Algeria March 8, 2019. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra Unusually, one of the
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Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi attends a news conference during the ongoing session of the National People’s Congress (NPC), China’s parliamentary body, in Beijing, China March 8, 2019. REUTERS/Jason Lee BEIJING (Reuters) – The Chinese government’s top diplomat, State Councillor Wang Yi, said on Friday that competition between China and the United States was normal
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KIEV (Reuters) – Yulia Tymoshenko has been Ukraine’s prime minister twice, was the global face of a revolution, imprisoned by two different presidents, and the target of an operation to discredit her by President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager. FILE PHOTO: Leader of opposition Batkivshchyna party and presidential candidate Yulia Tymoshenko attends a news conference
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