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JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu secured a clear path to re-election on Wednesday, with religious-rightist parties set to hand him a parliamentary majority despite a close contest against his main centrist challenger, a vote tally showed. With more than 97 percent of votes counted, Netanyahu’s conservative Likud party looked likely to muster
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KHARTOUM (Reuters) – Around 20 people have been killed and dozens wounded in dawn attacks on a sit-in outside Sudan’s defense ministry by protesters calling for President Omar al-Bashir to step down, the head of the main opposition party said on Tuesday. Veteran leader Sadiq al-Mahdi also called in a statement for “a select military
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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and chief of India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Amit Shah, greet each other before releasing their party’s election manifesto for the April/May general election in New Delhi, India, April 8, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party will scrap a decades-old law providing special
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KARACHI (Reuters) – Pakistan has “reliable intelligence” that India will attack again this month, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said on Sunday, as tension over a February standoff between the two nuclear-armed neighbors had appeared to ease. FILE PHOTO: Pakistan’s new Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi listens during a news conference at the Foreign Ministry
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MUMBAI (Reuters) – Five sanitation workers, all from the lowest rung of India’s caste system, were chosen in late February to meet a very important guest: Prime Minister Narendra Modi. FILE PHOTO: A labourer cleans an underground sewer at Noida in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh September 2, 2010. REUTERS/Parivartan Sharma/File Photo As
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BANGKOK (Reuters) – The leader of a new party that has challenged Thailand’s military government was charged on Saturday with sedition, the latest legal action facing the rising star after a disputed March election. Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, leader of the Future Forward Party speaks to his supporters as he arrives at a police station to hear
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FILE PHOTO: The World Trade Organization (WTO) headquarters are pictured in Geneva, Switzerland, July 26, 2018. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse/File Photo GENEVA (Reuters) – The World Trade Organization will publish its first ever ruling on a “national security” dispute later on Friday, it said in a statement emailed to journalists. The ruling in a Russian-Ukrainian dispute over
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