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URENA, Venezuela/CUCUTA, Colombia (Reuters) – Desperate Venezuelans asked on Wednesday how they would gain access to U.S. food and medicine aid due to arrive via the Colombia border after President Nicolas Maduro’s government blocked the frontier crossing to any humanitarian shipments. Despite widespread hunger and shortages of staple goods in Venezuela, Maduro vowed to turn
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KHARTOUM (Reuters) – Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir, facing near-daily demonstrations against his government, took a newly conciliatory tone with the protesters on Wednesday, saying they are mostly young with poor prospects, and pledging to release detained journalists. FILE PHOTO: Cars block a road as Sudanese demonstrators stage an anti-government protests in Khartoum, Sudan January 25,
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BELFAST/BRUSSELS (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May tried to break the deadlock over Brexit on Wednesday by thrashing out alternative proposals for the Irish border with political parties in Northern Ireland. Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May visits a community centre in Belfast, Northern Ireland February 5, 2019. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne/Pool The United Kingdom is on
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YANGON (Reuters) – Myanmar’s parliament on Wednesday voted to set up a committee to discuss amending the country’s constitution, despite objections by military-aligned lawmakers against a move that is likely to challenge the army’s power. A woman walks towards the Union Parliament in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, January 29, 2019. REUTERS/ Poppy Mcpherson Aung San Suu Kyi’s
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Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May speaks with business representatives during her visit in Belfast, Northern Ireland, February 5, 2019. Liam McBurney/Pool via REUTERS BELFAST (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May denied “shafting” Northern Ireland in a visit to the province after she said she would seek changes to the backstop border arrangements to secure
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FILE PHOTO: British Prime Minister Theresa May and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker take part in a European Union leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium December 13, 2018. REUTERS/Yves Herman BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will receive British Prime Minister Theresa May in Brussels on Thursday, the spokesman for the bloc’s executive said.
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Britain’s Secretary of State for Transport Chris Grayling arrives at the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain, January 29, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah Mckay (Reuters) – The process of Britain leaving the European Union will not be delayed via an extension of the Article 50 exit negotiation period, British Transport Secretary Chris Grayling told the Telegraph newspaper
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MADRID/CARACAS (Reuters) – Major European nations joined the United States on Monday in recognizing opposition leader Juan Guaido as Venezuela’s legitimate head of state, as a separate regional bloc met in Canada to pressure socialist President Nicolas Maduro. Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido walks at the National Assembly before a news conference in Caracas, Venezuela
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SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) – A former mayor campaigning on an anti-corruption ticket swept to victory in El Salvador’s presidential election on Sunday, bringing an end to a two-party system that has held sway over the violence-plagued Central American country for three decades. Presidential candidate Nayib Bukele of the Great National Alliance (GANA) speaks during a
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Britain’s Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox delivers a speech in central London, Britain February 1, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – It would be irresponsible for the European Union to refuse to reopen negotiations over Britain’s exit deal, British trade minister Liam Fox said in an interview aired on Sunday. British
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