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French army charter plane crashes in Ivory Coast, four Moldovans killed

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Four Moldovan citizens were killed and two others were injured when a cargo plane chartered by the French military crashed into the sea near the airport in Ivory Coast's main city, Abidjan, on Saturday, Ivorian and French officials said.


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Posted 2017/10/14 12:45:09

French military plane crashes off Africa coast

A plane chartered by the French military to transport goods for an anti-jihadist operation has crashed into the sea off Ivory Coast.
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Posted 2017/10/14 12:12:00

Protesters shot dead in Kenya poll violence

Two protesters have been shot dead in Kenya in violence sparked by the opposition leader pulling out of a planned re-run of the presidential election.
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Posted 2017/10/14 10:42:00

Iran was behind cyber attack on British lawmakers in June - The Times

LONDON (Reuters) - Iran carried out a cyber attack on British lawmakers earlier this year, The Times newspaper reported on Saturday, citing an intelligence assessment of the incident.


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Posted 2017/10/14 10:09:09

Canadian says child killed, U.S. wife raped during Afghan kidnapping

OTTAWA/TORONTO (Reuters) - A U.S.-Canadian couple freed in Pakistan this week, nearly five years after being abducted in Afghanistan, returned to Canada on Friday where the husband said one of his children had been murdered and his wife had been raped.


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Posted 2017/10/14 09:08:41

Disabled woman rescued from California blaze

Bodycam footage has been released showing the moment a disabled woman was rescued from California's deadly wildfire.
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Posted 2017/10/14 07:06:00

Freed hostage: My baby daughter was murdered

A man held hostage in Afghanistan with his family for years has said his infant daughter was killed and his wife raped by their captors.
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Posted 2017/10/14 03:07:00

Trump strikes blow at Iran nuclear deal in major U.S. policy shift

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump struck a blow against the 2015 Iran nuclear deal on Friday, defying both U.S. allies and adversaries by refusing to formally certify that Tehran is complying with the accord even though international inspectors say it is.


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Posted 2017/10/13 23:12:07

Saudi Aramco in stake sale talks with Chinese investor - sources

DUBAI/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Saudi Aramco is considering the sale of a stake to a Chinese investor as plans for its highly-anticipated international public offering are pushed beyond its 2018 target, sources familiar with the matter said on Friday.


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Posted 2017/10/13 22:18:55

EU plans Brexit summit gesture, May hints on cash

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Britain will be offered a goodwill gesture at a European Union summit next week, European nations agreed on Friday, seeking to break the deadlock over Brexit, but no watering down of their demand for tens of billions of euros they say Britain owes.


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Posted 2017/10/13 20:23:45

ECB sticks with bad loan proposal amid growing backlash

FRANKFURT/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The European Central Bank on Friday rejected criticism of its plans to tackle soured bad debt, arguing that the move was both legal and necessary to resolve a nagging problem that has bogged down banks for a decade.


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Posted 2017/10/13 19:38:20

Uber embarks on legal battle to retain London licence

LONDON (Reuters) - Uber [UBER.UL] lodged a court appeal on Friday to overturn a decision by London's transport regulator that stripped the taxi app of its operating licence in its most important European market, the first stop on what is set to be a long legal road.


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Posted 2017/10/13 19:23:57

Trump strikes blow at Iran nuclear deal in major U.S. policy shift

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump struck a blow against the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement on Friday in defiance of other world powers, choosing not to certify that Tehran is complying with the deal and warning he might ultimately terminate it.


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Posted 2017/10/13 18:27:18

Saudi Aramco in talks to shelve international IPO - Financial Times

(Reuters) - Saudi Aramco is considering shelving plans for an international public offering in favour of a private share sale to world sovereign funds and institutional investors, the Financial Times reported, citing people familiar with the matter.


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Posted 2017/10/13 17:51:30

EU mulls Brexit summit gesture, May hints on cash

LUXEMBOURG/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU governments wrangled on Friday over a goodwill gesture to Theresa May that some hope might break deadlock in Brexit talks but others fear may let Britain dodge demands for tens of billions of euros.


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Posted 2017/10/13 17:21:30

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi sets out aid plan to end Rohingya crisis

GENEVA (Reuters) - Aung San Suu Kyi has set out plans for a new humanitarian project to enable Myanmar's Rakhine State to emerge as a peaceful and developed region, which a close adviser said showed her determination to fix the country's refugee crisis.


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Posted 2017/10/13 16:19:01

Hammond regrets calling EU "the enemy" over Brexit

LONDON (Reuters) - Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond apologised for describing the European Union as "the enemy" in the Brexit negotiations, an embarrassing stumble for a man who is under fire from within his own party over his approach to the talks.


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Posted 2017/10/13 16:15:18

Trump thinks nuclear deal is part of Iran problem

This fight with Iran was one Donald Trump promised to have, both during the election campaign and since.
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Posted 2017/10/13 14:55:00

Iran fight could have dangerous consequences

This fight with Iran was one Donald Trump promised to have, both during the election campaign and since.
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Posted 2017/10/13 14:55:00

Goldman Sachs mulls its £750k Weinstein Co stake

Investment banking firm Goldman Sachs says it is exploring options for its £750,000 stake in The Weinstein Company.
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Posted 2017/10/13 13:38:00