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KOGELO, Kenya (Reuters) – Former U.S. President Barack Obama urged Kenya’s leaders on Monday to turn their backs on the divisive ethnic politics that have frequently spilled over into violence and to stamp down on corruption. Opening a school in his father’s home village of Kogelo in western Kenya, Obama praised a rapprochement between President
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LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May won a series of votes in parliament on Monday, keeping her over-arching strategy to leave the European Union just about on track after bowing to pressure from Brexit supporters in her party. Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May greets U.S. President Donald Trump at Chequers, Britain July 13,
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. lawmakers from both parties on Monday criticized President Donald Trump for failing to issue a stern warning to Russian President Vladimir Putin about meddling in American elections, calling Trump’s message to Putin weak and a missed opportunity. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham speaks during a news conference at the United
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TUNIS (Reuters) – Tunisia’s president called on Sunday for Prime Minister Youssef Chahed to step down or seek a confidence quote if the country’s political and economic crisis continues, withdrawing his support for the premier, who has clashed with the president’s son. FILE PHOTO: Tunisian’s President Beji Caid Essebsi attends a news conference with French
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LAHORE, Pakistan/ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Pakistani authorities have opened a criminal investigation into leaders of jailed ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s political party under an anti-terrorism law, 10 days before a hotly contested general election, according to a police report. Ousted Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif sits on a plane after landing at the Allama Iqbal International
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AMMAN/BEIRUT (Reuters) – Syrian government forces widened their offensive in the country’s southwest on Sunday to Quneitra province, a region adjoining the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, a war monitor and rebel sources said. Fire from fighting is seen from Quneitra, Syria July 15, 2018. REUTERS/Alaa al Faqir Government forces, backed by the Russian military, have captured
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LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May warned her divided party on Sunday that there may be “no Brexit at all” if they wrecked her plan to forge a close relationship with the European Union after leaving the world’s biggest trading bloc. FILE PHOTO: British Prime Minister Theresa May arrives for the EU summit
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