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- Ecstatic Zimbabweans flood Harare to celebrate expected Mugabe downfall
Sat, 18 Nov 2017 04:54:56 -0500
HARARE (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of Zimbabweans flooded the streets of Harare on Saturday, singing, dancing and hugging soldiers in an extraordinary outpouring of elation at the expected fall of President Robert Mugabe, their leader of the last 37 years.
- Lebanon's Hariri arrives in Paris for talks with Macron
Sat, 18 Nov 2017 04:35:12 -0500
PARIS (Reuters) - Saad al-Hariri, who resigned as Lebanon's prime minister this month while in Saudi Arabia, arrived in Paris on Saturday for talks with French President Emmanuel Macron, a statement from Hariri's press office said.
- Syria toxic gas inquiry to end after Russia again blocks U.N. renewal
Sat, 18 Nov 2017 01:15:10 -0500
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - An international investigation into who is to blame for chemical weapons attacks in Syria will end on Friday after Russia blocked for the third time in a month attempts at the United Nations to renew the inquiry, which Moscow has slammed as flawed.
- China says will work with North Korea to boost ties as envoy visits
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 23:05:09 -0500
BEIJING/SEOUL (Reuters) - Traditional friendship between China and North Korea represents "valuable wealth" for their people, China said after its special envoy met a high-ranking North Korean official, but there was no mention of the crisis over North Korea's weapons.
- Saudi Arabia recalls ambassador to Germany over Gabriel comments
Sat, 18 Nov 2017 03:25:45 -0500
CAIRO (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has summoned its ambassador in Germany home for consultations over comments allegedly made by German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel during a meeting with his Lebanese counterpart, the Saudi Foreign Ministry said on Saturday.
- Greeks march to mark 1973 student revolt against junta, clashes break out
Sat, 18 Nov 2017 01:14:05 -0500
ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek police clashed with hooded youths in Athens on Friday after thousands marched to mark a bloody 1973 student uprising that helped topple the military junta which then ruled the country.
- France should not interfere in Iran's missile program: adviser to Iran's supreme leader
Sat, 18 Nov 2017 04:11:41 -0500
BEIRUT (Reuters) - France should not interfere in Iran's missile program, Ali Akbar Velayati, a senior adviser to Iran's supreme leader, said on Saturday according to state media.
- Sri Lanka arrest 19 after Buddhist-Muslim violence; four injured
Sat, 18 Nov 2017 03:10:30 -0500
COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lankan police arrested 19 people after a clash between "extremists" from the majority Buddhist and minority Muslim communities in which four people were injured, a spokesman said on Saturday.
- Egypt-Gaza border opens under PA control for first time in a decade
Sat, 18 Nov 2017 06:23:08 -0500
GAZA (Reuters) - The Egypt-Gaza border opened under control of the Western-backed Palestinian Authority for the first time since 2007 on Saturday, raising residents' hopes for easier passage in and out of the impoverished enclave.
- Australian medical group wants access to Manus Island asylum seekers
Sat, 18 Nov 2017 00:31:22 -0500
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australia's main medical association called on Saturday for the government to allow independent doctors and other health experts to help more than 400 asylum seekers languishing inside a recently closed detention center in Papua New Guinea.