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Zelenskiy says Ukraine uncovers coup plot involving Russians; Kremlin denies role

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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy attends a news briefing following the Ukraine-EU summit in Kyiv, Ukraine October 12, 2021. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com Register Zelenskiy says plotters tried to rope in Ukraine’s richest man Tycoon Akhmetov: Zelenskiy’s statements are “absolute lie” Ukraine fully prepared......

Portugal reimposes rules as COVID-19 cases rise

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Portugal is one of the world’s most vaccinated nations Country reimposes rules to control surge in cases Airline passengers must show negative COVID-19 test Negative test required to enter nightclubs, bars LISBON, Nov 25 (Reuters) – Portugal, which has one of the world’s highest rates of vaccination against COVID-19, announced......

At least 31 migrants perish trying to cross Channel to UK, French mayor says

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A life jacket is left after a group of migrants got on an inflatable dinghy, to leave the coast of northern France and to cross the English Channel, near Wimereux, France, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes Register now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com Register PARIS, Nov 24 (Reuters) –......

Lidl GB raises stores target to 1,100 by 2025

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Lidl commences operations at its new Scottish distribution centre, the biggest of its kind in the UK, in Motherwell, Scotland, Britain, October 9, 2019. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com Register Previous target was 1,000 stores by 2023 Currently trades from about 880 stores Made......

Military moves in Ethiopia risk undermining progress toward peace talks -U.S. envoy

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U.N. Under-Secretary for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman speaks during a news conference in Colombo March 3, 2015. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Nov 23 (Reuters) – The U.S. Special Envoy for the Horn of Africa said on Tuesday that “nascent progress” toward......

New Zealand sets date for reopening to tourists after nearly two years

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A pedestrian weariing a face mask walks past a storefront reading “Welcome Back!” as shoppers return to the Newmarket retail district in the wake of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) lockdown restrictions being eased in Auckland, New Zealand, November 10, 2021. REUTERS/Fiona Goodall Register now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com Register......

Poland says Belarus border crisis may be prelude to “something worse”

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WARSAW/VILNIUS, Nov 21 (Reuters) – Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki warned on Sunday that the migrant crisis on the Belarus border may be a prelude to “something much worse”, and Poland’s border guard said Belarusian forces were still ferrying migrants to the frontier. The European Union accuses Belarus of flying......

Mexico says United States will invest to help tackle migration

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Migrants in a caravan heading to the U.S. border rest at a park in Huehuetan, Mexico November 18, 2021. REUTERS/Jose Torres Register now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Nov 18 (Reuters) – The United States will invest in Central America and southern Mexico to promote development and......

Biden says U.S. considering diplomatic boycott of Beijing Olympics

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WASHINGTON, Nov 18 (Reuters) – The United States is considering a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Olympics, President Joe Biden confirmed on Thursday, a move that would be aimed at protesting China’s human rights record, including what Washington says is genocide against minority Muslims. “Something we’re considering,” Biden said when......

U.S. House could vote on ‘Build Back Better’ Thursday -Pelosi

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U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) holds her weekly news conference at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., October 12, 2021. REUTERS/James Lawler Duggan Register now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Nov 18 (Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives could vote on President Joe Biden’s $1.75......

At least 15 people shot dead in anti-coup protests in Sudan, medics say

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Protesters carry a banner and national flags as they march against the Sudanese military’s recent seizure of power and ousting of the civilian government, in the streets of the capital Khartoum, Sudan October 30, 2021. REUTERS/Mohamed Nureldin/File Photo KHARTOUM, Nov 17 (Reuters) – Security forces shot dead at least 15......

Armenia asks Russia for help after border clash with Azerbaijan

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Azeri service members take part in a procession marking the anniversary of the end of the 2020 military conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh breakaway region, involving Azerbaijan’s troops against ethnic Armenian forces, in Baku, Azerbaijan, November 8, 2021. REUTERS/Aziz Karimov MOSCOW, Nov 16 (Reuters) – Armenia on Tuesday asked Russia to help......

Biden, Xi stick to their positions but turn down the heat in three-hour talk

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WASHINGTON/BEIJING, Nov 16 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden pressed his Chinese counterpart on human rights in a video call lasting more than three hours, while Xi Jinping warned that China would respond to provocations on Taiwan, according to official accounts of the exchange. The closely scrutinized conversation between the......

UK police name Liverpool taxi blast suspect

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LIVERPOOL, England, Nov 15 (Reuters) – British police have identified the suspect behind an explosion which engulfed a taxi in flames outside a hospital in Liverpool on Sunday, a blast the authorities have declared a terrorist incident. Police say 32-year-old Emad Al Swealmeen, who was killed in the blast, boarded......

U.S. journalist Fenster leaves Myanmar after release from jail – employer

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Managing editor of online magazine Frontier Myanmar, U.S. journalist Danny Fenster, is pictured in an unknown location in this undated handout picture made available to Reuters on November 12, 2021. Frontier Myanmar/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo Junta rebuked over Fenster’s imprisonment Circumstances of release unclear Employer calls for release of all......

BOJ’s Kuroda projects inflation approaching 1% mid-next year

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Japan economy to recover to pre-COVID levels in 2022 1st half Recovery slower than expected but mechanism intact – Kuroda Chip shortage may take longer to fix as capex required – Kuroda TOKYO, Nov 15 (Reuters) – Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda expects consumer inflation to accelerate to around......

India criticises fossil fuel language in COP26 draft deal

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India’s Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav attends the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland, Britain November 13, 2021. REUTERS/Phil Noble GLASGOW, Nov 13 (Reuters) – India’s environment and climate minister, Bhupender Yadav, took aim at a draft deal at the United Nations climate summit on Saturday, saying he disagreed......

Polish police find body of Syrian man near Belarus border

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Trucks from 16th Pomeranian Mechanised Division are seen behind a barbed wire at the temporary camp during migrant crisis on Belarusian – Polish border near Siemianowka, Poland, November 12, 2021. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel WARSAW/DRUSKININKAI, Lithuania, Nov 13 (Reuters) – The body of a young Syrian man has been found in Poland......

UN COP26 summit publishes draft deals, retains fossil fuel language

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GLASGOW, Nov 13 (Reuters) – The United Nations COP26 summit published a raft of new draft deals on Saturday, keeping in references for countries to upgrade climate pledges in 2022 and phase out inefficient fossil fuels subsidies that had been criticised by some nations. The draft deals also urged rich......

China’s Communist Party passes resolution amplifying President Xi’s authority

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Chinese President Xi Jinping is seen on a giant screen at a media centre as he delivers a speech via video at the opening ceremony of the China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai, China November 4, 2021. REUTERS/Andrew Galbraith/File Photo BEIJING, Nov 11 (Reuters) – (This November 11 story......

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