Day: November 18, 2017

CAP-HAITIEN/PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) – Haiti’s president on Saturday heralded the re-establishment of the country’s military after 22 years, a divisive issue in the impoverished Caribbean nation which has a history of bloody coups and political instability. Members of the Haitian Armed Forces (FAD’H) parade in the streets of Cap-Haitien, Haiti, November 18, 2017. REUTERS/Andres Martinez Casares
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HAVANA (Reuters) – An association of Cuban businesswomen has asked to meet with Republican Senator Marco Rubio of Florida to explain the impact on the country’s nascent private sector of rolling back a detente in U.S. relations. Rubio, a Cuban-American politician who advocates a “no contact” policy with the Communist-run island, has advised President Donald
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The press reported that Serzh Sargsyan has recently met with 30 entrepreneurs and urged them to make investments in the economy and create jobs. He gave the example of Gagik Tsarukyan who is reportedly going to build a cable and repair roads in the ski resort of Tsaghkadzor. “Everything is going to be fine, the
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LONDON (Reuters) – As if clocking up a first victory over Rafael Nadal was not enough, David Goffin continued breaking new ground by stunning Roger Federer at the ATP Finals on Saturday to claim the biggest win of his career and reach the final. Tennis – ATP World Tour Finals – The O2 Arena, London,
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DHAKA (Reuters) – Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Saturday urged Bangladesh and Myanmar resolve the Rohingya crisis through bilateral negotiations instead of an international initiative. Rohingya refugees install tube-well in the Jamtoli refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh November 18, 2017. REUTERS/Mohamamd Ponir Hossain “The international community should not complicate the situation,” Wang said
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(Reuters) – Malcolm Young, who founded the Australian rock band AC/DC along with his brother Angus, has died at age 64 after suffering from dementia for several years, the band said on its Facebook page on Saturday. Malcolm Young was a songwriter, backing vocalist and rhythm guitarist for AC/DC, a hard rock and heavy metal
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