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Northern Irish DUP leader in London, hopes to finalize deal with PM May

Northern Irish DUP leader in London, hopes to finalize deal with PM May

Published 26/06/2017

Leader of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), Arlene Foster speaks to media outside Government buildings in Dublin, Ireland June 16, 2017. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

The leader of Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), Arlene Foster, has returned to London and hopes to finalize a deal to prop up British Prime Minister Theresa May's government, she told Sky News on Monday.

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Trump, Modi seek rapport despite friction on trade, immigration

Trump, Modi seek rapport despite friction on trade, immigration

Published 26/06/2017

FILE PHOTO: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi gestures during a session of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF), Russia, June 2, 2017. REUTERS/Mikhail Metzel/TASS/Host Photo Agency/Pool/File Photo

U.S. President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold their first face-to-face meeting in Washington on Monday, seeking to boost U.S.-Indian relations despite differences over trade, the Paris climate accord and immigration.

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Heroes or agitators? Young lawmakers on Venezuela`s front line

Heroes or agitators? Young lawmakers on Venezuela`s front line

Published 26/06/2017

Jose Manuel Olivares (R), a lawmaker from the Venezuelan coalition of opposition parties (MUD), shouts slogans in front of an Air Force base during a rally against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government in Caracas, Venezuela June 23, 2017. Picture taken June 23, 2017. REUTERS/Marco Bello

One was knocked off his feet by a water cannon. Another was pushed into a drain. Most have been pepper-sprayed, tear-gassed, beaten and hit by pellet shots.

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New U.S. ambassador to China says North Korea a top priority

New U.S. ambassador to China says North Korea a top priority

Published 26/06/2017

U.S. President Donald Trump (R) holds an umbrella over U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad, former governor of Iowa, as they arrive together aboard Air Force One at Eastern Iowa Airport in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, U.S. June 21, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

The new U.S. ambassador to China has said that stopping the threat posed by North Korea will be a top priority, along with resolving the U.S.-China trade imbalance, according to a video message to the Chinese people released on Monday.

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Mongolia economy, graft in spotlight as voters elect president

Mongolia economy, graft in spotlight as voters elect president

Published 26/06/2017

Election officials deliver a ballot box to a private house for remote voting in the upcoming presidential election in Zuunmod, Tuv Aimag, Mongolia, June 25, 2017. REUTERS/B. Rentsendorj

Polling stations opened throughout Mongolia's cities, townships and prairies on Monday as nearly two million residents were asked to choose a new president amid worries about corruption and the state of the resource-dominated economy.

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Nine dead after Colombia tourist boat sinks in reservoir

Nine dead after Colombia tourist boat sinks in reservoir

Published 26/06/2017

A ferry sinks in the Guatape reservoir near Medellin, Colombia June 25, 2017 in this still image taken from video obtained from social media. Louisa Murphy/via REUTERS.

Nine people died and 28 are missing after a multi-decked tourist boat carrying about 170 passengers sank in Colombia's Penol-Guatape reservoir on Sunday during the long holiday weekend, a government official said.

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Italy`s center-right wins big in mayoral elections

Italy`s center-right wins big in mayoral elections

Published 25/06/2017

Italy's former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi gestures during the television talk show ''Porta a Porta'' (Door to Door) in Rome, Italy June 21, 2017. Picture taken June 21, 2017. REUTERS/Remo Casilli

Italy's center-right parties were the big winners in mayoral elections on Sunday, partial results showed, in a vote likely to put pressure on the center-left government ahead of national elections due in less than a year.

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Insurance industry warned of fire risk month before tower block blaze

Insurance industry warned of fire risk month before tower block blaze

Published 25/06/2017

FILE PHOTO: Extensive damage is seen to the Grenfell Tower block which was destroyed in a disastrous fire, in north Kensington, West London, Britain June 16, 2017. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

The insurance industry warned the British government of the dangers of flammable external surfaces on buildings a month before the Grenfell Tower fire that killed at least 79 people.

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Italy`s center-right set to win mayoral vote run-offs: exit polls

Italy`s center-right set to win mayoral vote run-offs: exit polls

Published 25/06/2017

Italy's center-right parties performed strongly in mayoral elections on Sunday, according to exit polls, in results likely to put pressure on the center-left government ahead of national elections due in less than a year.

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Labour`s Corbyn puts politics center stage at Glastonbury Festival

Labour`s Corbyn puts politics center stage at Glastonbury Festival

Published 25/06/2017

Britain's opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn addresses revellers from the Pyramid Stage at Worthy Farm in Somerset during the Glastonbury Festival in Britain, June 24, 2017. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn got a rock star reception at Glastonbury Festival on Saturday, telling a headliner-sized crowd that millions of young people who voted for him would not be silenced or sidelined.

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