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Turkey jails filmmaker for movie portraying execution of Erdogan By Reuters

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| Sep 7, 2018

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan attends a ceremony marking the 96th anniversary of Victory Day at the mausoleum of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk in Ankara ANKARA (Reuters) – A Turkish filmmaker was convicted on Friday of membership of…
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Former British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and wife to divorce By Reuters

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| Sep 7, 2018

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Vote Leave campaign leader, Boris Johnson, is driven away with his wife after speaking in London LONDON (Reuters) – Boris Johnson, Britain’s former foreign secretary, said on Friday he had separated from his wife Marina Wheeler…
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Iraq parliament to convene on Saturday for emergency session to discuss Basra protests By Reuters

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| Sep 7, 2018

© Reuters. Iraqi women shout slogans during a protest in Basra ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) – The temporary head of Iraq’s parliament has agreed to convene an emergency session on Saturday to discuss the situation in Basra, the state news agency…
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Tasnim news agency By Reuters

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| Sep 7, 2018

Turkish president arrives in Tehran for summit on Syria: Tasnim news agency GENEVA (Reuters) – Turkish president Tayyip Erdogan arrived in Tehran on Friday for a meeting with his Iranian and Russian counterparts to discuss Syria, the Tasnim news agency…
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Magnitude 5.5 earthquake strikes 200 km SW of Zahedan, Iran: USGS By Reuters

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| Sep 7, 2018

Magnitude 5.5 earthquake strikes 200 km SW of Zahedan, Iran: USGS LONDON (Reuters) – An earthquake of magnitude 5.5 struck 200 km southwest of the Iranian city of Zahedan at a depth of 26 km, the U.S. Geological Survey reported…
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U.S. F-22 jets escort Russian strategic bombers over Arctic Ocean: Ifax By Reuters

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| Sep 7, 2018

U.S. F-22 jets escort Russian strategic bombers over Arctic Ocean: Ifax MOSCOW (Reuters) – Two U.S. F-22 fighter jets escorted Tu-95MC Russian strategic bombers over the Arctic Ocean, the Interfax news agency cited the Russian Defence Ministry as saying on…
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North Korea’s founding anniversary a chance for Kim to raise cash, project new image By Reuters

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| Sep 7, 2018

© Reuters. Residents pass by a painting featuring late North Korean leaders Kim Il-sung (L) and Kim Jong-il ahead of 70th anniversary of North Korea’s foundation in Pyongyang By Josh Smith PYONGYANG (Reuters) – North Korea’s celebrations marking its 70th…
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Veteran Singapore diplomat calls for gay community to challenge sex ban By Reuters

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| Sep 7, 2018

© Reuters. A woman holds a rainbow flag at the Pink Dot rally, Singapore’s annual gay pride rally, in Singapore SINGAPORE (Reuters) – A veteran Singapore diplomat on Thursday called for Singapore’s gay community to challenge a law that bans…
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U.S. Defense Secretary makes unannounced visit to Afghanistan By Reuters

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| Sep 7, 2018

U.S. Defense Secretary makes unannounced visit to Afghanistan KABUL (Reuters) – U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and the top U.S. general arrived in Kabul on Friday to meet the new commander of NATO troops in the country and discuss progress…
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U.N. says six ex-rebel leaders have left Colombia reintegration zones By Reuters

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| Sep 7, 2018

U.N. says six ex-rebel leaders have left Colombia reintegration zones BOGOTA (Reuters) – The United Nations mission charged with overseeing Colombia’s peace accord with former FARC rebels said on Thursday that six ex-guerrilla commanders were failing to fulfill their obligations…
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Magnitude 6.3 quake rattles central Ecuador: USGS By Reuters

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| Sep 7, 2018

Magnitude 6.3 quake rattles central Ecuador: USGS (Reuters) – An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.3 hit central Ecuador late on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The quake hit 94 km (58 miles) south of the city of…
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Death toll from Japan’s Hokkaido doubles to 16: prime minister By Reuters

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| Sep 7, 2018

© Reuters. Members of JSDF search for survivors from a house damaged by a landslide caused by an earthquake in Atsuma town By Kaori Kaneko and Makiko Yamazaki TOKYO (Reuters) – The death toll from a powerful earthquake that rattled…
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