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Reuters: World News

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 17:00:58 +0000
Reuters.com is your source for breaking news, business, financial and investing news, including personal finance and stocks. Reuters is the leading global provider of news, financial information and technology solutions to the world's media, financial institutions, businesses and individuals.
 Reuters: World News


Italy confirms daughter of missing N.Korea diplomat returned home

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 17:00:16 +0000
ROME (Reuters) - North Korea informed Italy last year that the daughter of its acting ambassador had asked to return home after her father left his post in Rome, the Italian foreign ministry said on Wednesday.
 Italy confirms daughter of missing N.Korea diplomat returned home


Jordan's PM appeals for more aid as most Syrian refugees set to stay

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 16:59:43 +0000
AMMAN (Reuters) - Jordan's Prime Minister Omar al-Razzaz appealed on Wednesday to major donors to continue multi-billion dollar funding for Syrian refugees in the kingdom, saying most of those who had fled the eight-year conflict had no intention of returning any time soon.
 Jordan's PM appeals for more aid as most Syrian refugees set to stay


Islamic State nears defeat in last Syrian enclave

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 16:56:32 +0000
NEAR BAGHOUZ, Syria (Reuters) - Islamic State looked close to defeat in its last enclave in eastern Syria on Wednesday as civilians poured out and the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said the remaining jihadists wanted to fight to the death.
 Islamic State nears defeat in last Syrian enclave


May to meet with EU leaders during summit in Egypt - spokesman

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 16:47:26 +0000
LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May will hold bilateral meetings with European Union leaders at an EU-League of Arab States summit in Egypt at the weekend, a senior UK government official said on Wednesday.
 May to meet with EU leaders during summit in Egypt - spokesman


Putin, faced with ratings slump, offers Russians financial sweeteners

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 16:44:30 +0000
MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin offered a raft of financial sweeteners on Wednesday to hard-pressed Russians after opinion polls showed trust in him has fallen to a 13-year low and almost half the population believe the country is on the wrong track.
 Putin, faced with ratings slump, offers Russians financial sweeteners


Egypt executes nine over public prosecutor's killing

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 16:42:05 +0000
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian authorities executed nine men convicted over the 2015 killing of the country's chief prosecutor on Wednesday amid a surge in the number of death sentences carried out this month, lawyers, activists and officials said.
 Egypt executes nine over public prosecutor's killing


As Maduro holds on, Venezuela opposition eyes negotiated transition

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 16:38:59 +0000
CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's opposition is trying to convince ruling Socialist Party officials to join a transition government, shifting focus as it seeks to unseat President Nicolas Maduro, who has clung to power in the face of growing international pressure and U.S. sanctions.
 As Maduro holds on, Venezuela opposition eyes negotiated transition


Holocaust survivors chide Austria's Kurz on anti-Semitism effort

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 16:38:36 +0000
VIENNA (Reuters) - A group representing Austrian Holocaust survivors voiced outrage on Wednesday over staffing shortages in a government department dealing with Nazi-related crimes, calling on Chancellor Sebastian Kurz to take action.
 Holocaust survivors chide Austria's Kurz on anti-Semitism effort


Venezuela reopens maritime border with Dutch Antilles - military

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 16:36:16 +0000
(Reuters) - Venezuelan authorities have reopened the country's maritime border with the Dutch Antilles islands a day after closing it, a regional military commander told Reuters on Wednesday.
 Venezuela reopens maritime border with Dutch Antilles - military






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Peace demonstrations in the US October 26-28 2007
29.10 - 2007

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Large number of US citizens demonstrated against the war in Iraq (and the possible war in Iran) during this October weekend. Massive turnout in Boston and San Fransisco, and also in Chicago, LA and DC people took to the streets.
The message was: NO more war in Iraq! NO to a war with Iran!