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DIARY-Political and General News Events from April 20
April 20 (Reuters) -
INTERVIEW-Paraguay soybeans flow to China regardless of politics
ASUNCION, April 20 (Reuters) - Paraguay soybeans are flowing to the world's top buyer China even though the two countries have no diplomatic relations and no plans to establish them, according to Industry Minister Gustavo Leite.
Britain's Queen Elizabeth to celebrate 92nd birthday at concert party
LONDON, April 20 (Reuters) - Britain's Queen Elizabeth will attend a special concert on Saturday as the world's oldest and longest-reigning living monarch celebrates her 92nd birthday.
Some 50 members of migrant caravan reach Mexico, U.S. border
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A group of 50 Central American migrants who set out from southern Mexico in late March have reached the U.S. border, having endured the long journey despite threats by President Donald Trump to secure the border with National Guard personnel.
RPT-INSIGHT-The great Russian oil game in Iraqi Kurdistan
LONDON, April 19 (Reuters) - Last October, at the height of a political crisis in Iraq's Kurdistan region, a letter arrived at the Iraqi oil ministry in Baghdad from Igor Sechin, head of Kremlin oil major Rosneft.
RPT-Trouble in the family: UK's migrant embarrassment undermines Commonwealth reunion
LONDON, April 19 (Reuters) - As it prepares to leave the European Union, Britain's attempts to revitalize links with former colonies at a lavish summit in London have been overshadowed by outrage over Prime Minister Theresa May's treatment of Commonwealth migrants.
Boxing: Pacquiao targets more bouts after Kuala Lumpur showdown
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Manny Pacquiao believes he has "a couple more fights" left in him before he retires, starting with his first contest for more than a year when he faces Argentine WBA welterweight world champion Lucas Matthysse in Kuala Lumpur this July.
Nicaraguans take to streets in protest over social security changes
MANAGUA (Reuters) - Thousands of Nicaraguans took to the streets in protest for a second straight day on Thursday as discontent grew over controversial changes to social security that will increase worker and employer payments and reduce future pensions.
Canada hails progress on crucial autos file at NAFTA talks
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Canadian, Mexican and U.S. ministers seeking to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) have made good progress on the key question of autos, Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said Thursday as pressure for a deal intensified.
UPDATE 2-Canada hails progress on crucial autos file at NAFTA talks
WASHINGTON, April 19 (Reuters) - Canadian, Mexican and U.S. ministers seeking to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) have made good progress on the key question of autos, Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said Thursday as pressure for a deal intensified.
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