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Trump: Saudi prince denies knowing what happened in consulate

WASHINGTON/RIYADH (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday Saudi Arabia's crown prince denied knowing what happened in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul where Jamal Khashoggi vanished two weeks ago even as a congressional ally of Trump accused the prince of ordering the journalist's death. Learn More

 

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U.N. allows Palestinians to act more like full member in 2019

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The 193-member United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday allowed the Palestinians to act more like a full U.N. member state during meetings in 2019 when they will chair the group of 77 developing nations. More »

 

Iran says it has killed mastermind of deadly attack on parade

LONDON (Reuters) - Iran's Revolutionary Guards said on Tuesday they had killed the "mastermind" behind an attack on a military parade in the Iranian city of Ahvaz last month which left 25 people dead, nearly half of them members of the Guards. More »

 

Italy brands France a 'disgrace' after police dump migrants across border

ROME (Reuters) - Italy's far right Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini branded France an "international disgrace" on Tuesday for having driven two migrants across its border and dumping them in Italy. More »

 

At U.N., Cuban diplomats shout down U.S. event on political prisoners

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Protesting Cuban and Bolivian diplomats shouted, chanted and banged their hands on desks at the United Nations on Tuesday to drown out the launch of a U.S. campaign on the plight of Cuban political prisoners. More »

 

Brazil right-winger would follow Trump's lead on foreign policy

BRASILIA (Reuters) - The far-right front-runner in Brazil's presidential race plans to put foreign policy in the hands of a diplomat who has praised the nationalist agenda of U.S. President Donald Trump that has shaken the global order, an adviser to the candidate said. More »

 

Iranian security personnel kidnapped on border with Pakistan

LONDON (Reuters) - At least 10 Iranian security personnel including Revolutionary Guards were kidnapped on the border with Pakistan on Tuesday, Iran's state media reported, and a separatist group said it had seized them as revenge for the oppression of Sunni Muslims. More »

 

Immigrant caravan organizer detained after Trump threatens Honduras

WASHINGTON/ESQUIPULAS, Guatemala (Reuters) - The organizer of a migrant caravan from Honduras was detained on Tuesday in Guatemala after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to withdraw funding and aid from Honduras if the flow of migrants north to the United States was not stopped. More »

 

Northern Irish author Anna Burns' 'Milkman' wins Man Booker Prize

LONDON (Reuters) - "Milkman" by writer Anna Burns scooped the 2018 Man Booker Prize on Tuesday, with the Northern Irish writer winning the literary award for her third full-length novel. More »

 

Stand together, Britain's May calls for unity on Brexit

LONDON/LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May told her ministers on Tuesday they would secure a Brexit deal if they stood together, calling for a show of unity to silence those pressing her to rethink her strategy for leaving the European Union. More »

 

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