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FILE PHOTO – New Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad speaks during a news conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, May 11, 2018. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha/File Photo KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysia’s ruling coalition lost a state constituency in a by-election on Saturday, in a sign of waning popularity of Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad’s alliance. Mahathir’s Pakatan Harapan
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WASHINGTON/ASUNCION (Reuters) – The United States on Friday ramped up its attempt to dislodge Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro from power, imposing new sanctions and revoking visas, while opposition leader Juan Guaido said Maduro’s support among the military was cracking. Venezuelan military officials last weekend blocked an opposition-backed effort to bring food into the country via
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OTTAWA (Reuters) – The leader of Canada’s main opposition party demanded on Wednesday that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau quit after a former justice minister said government officials inappropriately pressured her to help a major firm avoid a bribery trial. Liberal MP and former Canadian justice minister Jody Wilson-Raybould testifies before the House of Commons justice
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VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – The Vatican is opening its own investigation into accusations against Cardinal George Pell, who was found guilty of sexual abuse of minors in his native Australia, a spokesman said on Wednesday. Cardinal George Pell arrives at County Court in Melbourne, Australia, February 27, 2019. AAP Image/David Crosling/via REUTERS The move means
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European Council President Donald Tusk attends a summit between Arab league and European Union member states, in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, February 25, 2019. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (Reuters) – The rules-based global order is “clearly under threat”, the chairman of European Union leaders Donald Tusk said on
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CUCUTA, Colombia/URENA, Venezuela (Reuters) – At least two people were killed and trucks loaded with foreign aid were set ablaze after Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro deployed troops and armored vehicles to turn back humanitarian assistance at border crossings with Colombia and Brazil. Maduro said he was breaking diplomatic relations with Colombia and ordered its diplomatic
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CUCUTA, Colombia (Reuters) – Venezuela’s opposition and activists prepared on Saturday to confront troops stationed along the country’s borders to block their plan to bring in food and medicine that authorities are calling a veiled U.S.-backed invasion. Supporters of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido, who many nations have recognized as the country’s rightful interim ruler,
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