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FILE PHOTO: Models present creations by designer Virginie Viard as part of her Fall/Winter 2020/21 women’s ready-to-wear collection show for fashion house Chanel during Paris Fashion Week in Paris, France, March 3, 2020. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes PARIS (Reuters) – Organizers have canceled the men’s and haute couture fashion weeks in Paris because of the coronavirus outbreak,
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States has been ‘enormously disappointed’ with the Iraqi government’s performance in fulfilling its obligation to protect U.S.-led coalition forces inside the country, a senior State Department official said on Friday. The Iraqi government has told the United States that Baghdad will investigate thoroughly and bring to justice those individuals responsible
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s biggest supermarkets, Tesco, Sainsbury’s and Asda, limited purchases of pasta, toilet roll and long-life milk on Wednesday after frantic shoppers stripped shelves to prepare for possible isolation during the coronavirus outbreak. A woman takes a photo of empty shelves at Sainsbury’s supermarket as the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak continues, in Fulham,
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ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey plans to push Syrian government forces away from its military observation posts in northwest Syria’s Idlib region this week, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday, despite advances by Damascus’s Russian-backed military. FILE PHOTO: Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan addresses members of his ruling AK Party during a meeting at the Parliament in
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Iraqi demonstrators run away from security forces during the ongoing anti-government protests in Baghdad, Iraq February 25, 2020. REUTERS/Wissm al-Okili BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraqi security forces killed at least one protester in Baghdad on Tuesday and wounded 24 others, police sources told Reuters. The death was due to birdshot fired from a hunting rifle, the
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Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan addresses his ruling AK Party members in Istanbul, Turkey, February 15, 2020. Murat Cetinmuhurdar/Presidential Press Office/Handout via REUTERS ANKARA (Reuters) – The situation in Idlib in northwestern Syrian will not be resolved until Syrian government forces withdraw beyond the borders that Turkey and Russia outlined in a 2018 agreement, Turkish President
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BEIRUT (Reuters) – Lebanese security forces fired water canon at stone-throwing protesters seeking to prevent MPs and government officials from reaching parliament on Tuesday for a vote of confidence in Prime Minister Hassan Diab’s new cabinet. Tear gas wafted through central Beirut where security forces blocked roads leading to the parliament building in the already
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BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraqi security forces fired teargas and live bullets in clashes on Sunday with protesters angered by high-level corruption who resisted with stones and petrol bombs, Reuters witnesses and security sources said. One protester was killed in Baghdad, police sources said, and more than 100 demonstrators were hurt in the violence in the
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(Reuters) – A U.S. appeals court has ruled that the Environmental Protection Agency must reconsider three of the biofuel waivers it recently granted to small oil refineries, arguing the agency’s justification for approving the exemptions was flawed. FILE PHOTO: The Environmental Protection Agency headquarters is seen in Washington, D.C., U.S., January 19, 2020. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File
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SUCHIATE RIVER, Guatemala/Mexico (Reuters) – Mexican security forces fired tear gas at rock-hurling Central American migrants who waded across a river into Mexico earlier on Monday, in a chaotic scramble that saw mothers separated from their young children. The clashes between hundreds of U.S.-bound Central Americans and the Mexican National Guard underscores the challenge President
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BERLIN/BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) – Forces loyal to eastern commander Khalifa Haftar have shut off production at all Libya’s major oil fields, an escalation that threatened to strangle the country’s finances and overshadowed an international peace summit in Berlin on Sunday. FILE PHOTO: Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar meets Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis (not pictured) at
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Iran is believed to have deliberately sought to avoid U.S. military casualties in missile strikes on bases housing American troops in Iraq launched in retaliation for the U.S. killing of an Iranian general, according to U.S. and European government sources familiar with intelligence assessments. The sources, speaking on condition of anonymity, said
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BENGHAZI (Reuters) – Eastern Libyan forces seized a Grenada-flagged ship with a Turkish crew on Saturday off the Libyan coast, a spokesman said, amid rising tensions with Turkey, which supports the rival and internationally recognized Libyan government in Tripoli. Turkey’s parliament on Saturday approved a security and military cooperation deal signed with Tripoli government last
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