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(Reuters) The United States supports holding Iraqi parliamentary elections on May 12 as planned by Iraq’s government, the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad said on Thursday, criticizing calls to postpone the vote. “Postponing the elections would set a dangerous ...
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(Reuters) German Chancellor Angela Merkel will travel to Paris on Friday for a working meeting with President Emmanuel Macron to discuss the future of Europe, the French leader’s office said. France wants to inject new momentum into the ...
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(U.S Department of Defence) Coalition and Iraqi forces have liberated millions of people from the “evil of ISIS,” with the efforts putting Iraq on a path toward greater security, an Operation Inherent Resolve official said today in Baghdad. Coalition partners ...
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(Reuters) Russia called on Wednesday for urgent talks between the government in Afghanistan and the Taliban, its Foreign Ministry said in a statement, adding Russia could host such talks. “We strongly recommend that negotiations start as soon as ...
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(Reuters) Japan’s central bank is set to maintain upbeat price forecasts next week and paint a slightly better picture of the economy than it did three months ago, signaling its conviction the country is making slow but steady ...
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(Reuters) The Czech government led by Prime Minister Andrej Babis approved its resignation on Wednesday, a spokeswoman said, a compulsory move after the minority cabinet lost a confidence vote on Tuesday. The government will remain in office pending ...
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(Reuters) A 5.7-magnitude earthquake hit Taiwan’s capital Taipei on Wednesday with several witnesses reporting a slight rocking of buildings in the city’s business district. The quake struck about 19 km (11.81 miles) east of Taipei at a depth ...
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(Reuters) Iran has freed 440 people arrested in Tehran during anti-government protests, a judiciary official said, amid continuing uncertainty over how many were detained around the country. The demonstrations, which began over economic hardships in late December, spread ...
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(Reuters) At least 27 people were killed and 64 wounded in a twin suicide bombing in central Baghdad on Monday, the deadliest attack so far this year in the Iraqi capital, an interior ministry official said. Two men detonated ...
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A large coalition called the National Coalition led by Ayad Allawi is newly formed . The coalition includes 34 parties and national figures from all the components of the Iraqi people ...
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