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 2018-10-17 00:53 

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Bodies of South Korean climbers killed in Himalayas are returned home...

The bodies of five South Korean mountaineers who lost their lives climbing the Himalayas were returned to their home country on Wednesday, with officials attributing the disaster to a "sudden gust of wind."...

 2018-10-17 00:15 

Reuters Africa

Australia insists trade agreement with Indonesia on track despite Israel comments...

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Wednesday a billion-dollar free trade agreement with Indonesia will be signed this year despite a furious reaction to Canberra...

 2018-10-16 23:53 

Reuters Africa

Trump says former lawyer Cohen's testimony was 'totally false' - AP...

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that his former attorney Michael Cohen was lying when he testified Trump had directed him to break the law, the Associated Press reported....

 2018-10-16 23:19 

Reuters Africa

Women candidates face 'small-scale war' in Afghan election...

More female candidates than ever are set to contest Afghanistan...

 2018-10-16 23:11 

Reuters Africa

Indonesians seek talismans of former lives in quake rubble...

Wooden beams tilted at crazy angles poke out of piles of shattered concrete littered with battered motorbikes and household items, from crumpled pots and pans to smudged notebooks and soft toys....

 2018-10-16 23:03 

Reuters Africa

Australian government braces for voter anger in make-or-break by-election...

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison could face a backlash in a by-election this weekend as voters in a once-safe seat weigh whether to strip the conservative government of its one-seat parliamentary majority....

 2018-10-16 20:11 

Reuters Africa

U.N. allows Palestinians to act more like full member in 2019...

The 193-member United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday allowed the Palestinians to act more like a full U.N. member state during meetings in 2019 when they will chair the group of 77 developing nations....

 2018-10-16 19:09 

Reuters Africa

In rare campaign for Cuba, churches advocate against gay marriage...

Cuban evangelical churches are collecting signatures to petition against a proposed constitutional amendment that would open the door to gay marriage, as part of an unusually strong nongovernmental political campaign for the Communist-run island....

 2018-10-16 18:34 

Reuters Africa

U.S. secretary of state to travel to Turkey on Wednesday - State Department...

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will travel to Turkey on Wednesday for talks with Turkish officials about missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a State Department spokeswoman said....

 2018-10-16 18:20 

Reuters Africa

Iran says it has killed mastermind of deadly attack on parade...

Iran...

 2018-10-16 18:02 

Reuters Africa

Italy brands France a 'disgrace' after police dump migrants across border...

Italy...

 2018-10-16 17:57 

Reuters Africa

Brazil right-winger would follow Trump's lead on foreign policy...

The far-right front-runner in Brazil...

 2018-10-16 16:56 

Reuters Africa

Luxembourg PM Bettel seeks to renew liberal-led coalition...

Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel will seek to re-form his liberal-led coalition after an election on Sunday gave the three ruling parties just enough seats to remain in government....

 2018-10-16 16:17 

Reuters Africa

"Holy Grail" of lizard species born in Prague Zoo...

The Prague Zoo showcased five newly-born earless monitor lizards on Tuesday as part of a European breeding program aimed at boosting numbers of the nocturnal reptiles rarely observed in the wild....

 2018-10-16 15:38 

Reuters Africa

Japan's young guns beat Uruguay 4-3 in thriller...

Japan made it three wins out of three under new coach Hajime Moriyasu with a thrilling 4-3 victory over Uruguay in a friendly on Tuesday night in Saitama....

 2018-10-16 14:56 

Reuters Africa

EU's Tusk bemoans lack of a 'Great' to cut Gordian Brexit Knot...

European Council President Donald Tusk on Tuesday bemoaned the lack of leaders great enough to overcome a deadlock on the Irish border in Brexit talks, which he compared to the Gordian Knot unravelled by Alexander the Great....

 2018-10-16 14:53 

Reuters Africa

German CSU leader Seehofer wants Merkel coalition to work...

Chancellor Angela Merkel...

 2018-10-16 14:37 

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Zambian mining group says tax changes will hit mineral exploration...

Zambia...

 2018-10-16 14:35 

Reuters Africa

New South African finance minister to keep policy direction intact - Moody's...

Ratings agency Moody...

 2018-10-16 14:20 

Reuters Africa

Case of slain Libyan rebel commander threatens to open old wounds...

Eastern Libyan authorities have resumed an investigation into the unexplained killing of a top rebel commander in the 2011 uprising that toppled Muammar Gaddafi, a case that could reopen old wounds....

 2018-10-16 14:04 

Reuters Africa

NATO cyber command to be fully operational in 2023...

A new NATO military command centre to deter computer hackers should be fully staffed in 2023 and able to mount its own cyber attacks but the alliance is still grappling with ground rules for doing so, a senior general said on Tuesday....

 2018-10-16 13:55 

Reuters Africa

German police confirm Syrian man was hostage-taker in Cologne incident...

German police on Tuesday confirmed that the man who took a woman hostage in the western city of Cologne on Monday was a 55-year-old Syrian man who arrived in Germany in 2015....

 2018-10-16 13:30 

Reuters Africa

At least six people killed in train derailment in Morocco...

Six people were killed and about 80 injured when a train derailed near the Moroccan capital Rabat on Tuesday, officials said....

 2018-10-16 13:27 

Reuters Africa

ICRC confirms death of abducted midwife in Nigeria...

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) confirmed on Tuesday that an abducted health worker in Nigeria has been murdered by her captors, and named her as Hauwa Mohammed Liman, a 24-year-old midwife....

 2018-10-16 13:12 

Reuters Africa

Mourinho charged by FA over abusive language...

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has been charged by the Football Association for abusive language following his side...

 2018-10-16 12:51 

Reuters Africa

South Africa's Duminy to undergo shoulder surgery...

South Africa all-rounder JP Duminy will undergo surgery on his right shoulder and has been ruled out of next month...

 2018-10-16 12:44 

Reuters Africa

Halep withdraws from Moscow event due to herniated disc...

World number one Simona Halep has pulled out of the Kremlin Cup as she has not fully recovered from a herniated disc, she said on Twitter on Tuesday, casting further doubt on her participation in next week...

 2018-10-16 11:58 

Reuters Africa

Ethiopia creates 'Peace Ministry' to tackle violence in sweeping reshuffle...

Ethiopia...

 2018-10-16 11:42 

Reuters Africa

Ethiopian Airlines to resume flights to Mogadishu next month...

Ethiopian Airlines will start flying to the Somali capital Mogadishu on Nov. 2 for the first time in four decades, the state-affiliated Fana Broadcasting reported on Tuesday....

 2018-10-16 11:10 

Reuters Africa

Moody's ratings review of South Africa to come after next week's budget - Treasury...

South Africa expects Moody...

 2018-10-16 11:08 

Reuters Africa

Around four people killed in train derailment in Morocco...

Around four people were killed and dozens injured when a train derailed near the Moroccan capital Rabat on Tuesday, a railway official said....

 2018-10-16 11:04 

Reuters Africa

Uganda says landslide death toll rises to 43, begins relocations...

The death toll from a landslide in Uganda last week has risen to 43 and displaced residents deemed most at risk in the disaster-prone region will be resettled immediately, the government said on Tuesday....

 2018-10-16 10:48 

Reuters Africa

No time to be nervous: cosmonaut shrugs off emergency landing...

Russian cosmonaut Alexei Ovchinin shrugged off on Tuesday his emergency landing last week, saying there had been no time to worry as his capsule plunged back to earth....

 2018-10-16 10:00 

Reuters Africa

Russian-backed Crimea to boost trade, transport ties with Syria...

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has tentative plans to visit Russian-backed Crimea in April 2019 and is in talks about starting regular passenger flights between Syria and the Black Sea peninsula, Russian news agencies said on Tuesday....

 2018-10-16 09:55 

Reuters Africa

At least three still missing after deadly French flash floods...

At least three people still missing on Tuesday after some of the worst flash floods in a century devastated towns and villages in France...

 2018-10-16 09:16 

Reuters Africa

German journalist to fight for acquittal in Turkish court...

A German journalist charged by Turkey with publishing terrorist propaganda and membership of a terrorist group said she would appear in an Istanbul court on Tuesday to seek her acquittal, a move she said could also help lift a travel ban imposed on her hu...

 2018-10-16 09:12 

Reuters Africa

Brazil far-right candidate Bolsonaro holds commanding lead...

The momentum is squarely behind Brazilian far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro, according to the latest polls, with just a dozen days to go before the run-off vote against leftist rival Fernando Haddad....

 2018-10-16 08:47 

Reuters Africa

Recession, falling revenue dent South Africa's public finances - Treasury...

South Africa will struggle finance the public services that form the largest part of its budget due to falling revenues and an economy in recession, the National Treasury told lawmakers on Tuesday, a week ahead of the medium term budget....

 2018-10-16 08:26 

Reuters Africa

Ethiopia's PM names Ahmed Shide as finance minister...

Ethiopia...

 2018-10-16 08:26 

Reuters Africa

Dozens of Afghan police killed or wounded as election nears...

Dozens of Afghan police were killed or wounded in heavy fighting in northern and central provinces overnight, officials said on Tuesday, just days before parliamentary elections which the insurgents have promised to disrupt....

 2018-10-16 08:16 

Reuters Africa

Rescuers in Florida Panhandle search for missing people, bodies after hurricane...

Rescue workers and volunteers searched for more than 1,000 people still missing in the Florida Panhandle and tens of thousands of residents remained without power on Tuesday after the area was devastated by Hurricane Michael last week....

 2018-10-16 07:58 

Reuters Africa

Twelve injured in company incident in Germany - police...

Twelve people were injured in an accident involving hazardous goods at a company in Sternenfels, western Germany, on Tuesday, police said....

 2018-10-16 07:45 

Reuters Africa

Macron moves ruling party chief to Interior Ministry in reshuffle...

French President Emmanuel Macron reshuffled his government on Tuesday, naming loyalist and head of his ruling party Christophe Castaner to the sensitive post of interior minister....

 2018-10-16 07:37 

Reuters Africa

Bolt offered contract with Maltese club - report...

Olympic champion sprinter Usain Bolt has been offered a two-year contract to play soccer with a Maltese club, ESPN reported, triggering speculation he may be set to walk out from his trial at Australian team Central Coast Mariners....

 2018-10-16 07:29 

Reuters Africa

Ruthless England leave Spain shell-shocked in Seville...

England ran riot by scoring three first-half goals to stun Spain and earn a 3-2 away win in the Nations League on Monday as they moved back into contention in League A Group 4 with their first victory on Spanish soil for 31 years....

 2018-10-16 07:28 

Reuters Africa

Russian delegation met with Saudi Arabia Crown Prince to discuss Syrian crisis - Foreign Ministry...

A Russian delegation of senior foreign and defence ministries officials met Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to discuss the Syrian crisis, the Russian defence ministry said on Tuesday....

 2018-10-16 07:23 

Reuters Africa

Aid worker killed in Nigeria after Islamists' deadline expires -government...

A medical aid worker held hostage in Nigeria since March was killed by Islamist militants after their deadline expired, the government said on Monday....

 2018-10-16 07:23 

Reuters Africa

Family of abducted Tanzanian tycoon offer reward for information...

The family of a Tanzanian tycoon and former lawmaker who was kidnapped in Dar es Salaam last week offered on Monday a reward of one billion shillings ($436,000) for information that would help secure his release....

 2018-10-16 07:22 

Reuters Africa

Kanye gives Ugandan leader sneakers, gets African name...

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian gave Uganda...

 2018-10-16 07:20 

Reuters Africa

Zimbabwe vice president in South Africa for treatment - Herald...

Zimbabwe...

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