Congo’s Kabila says election on track but stays mum on own future

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); KINSHASA (Reuters) – Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila said in a speech on Thursday that a presidential election in December would go ahead as planned, but he declined to say whether he would defy term limits to stand for re-election. FILE PHOTO: Democratic More...

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U.S. judge sets plea change for Algerian who recruited ‘Jihad Jane’

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – An Algerian man accused of recruiting an American woman known as “Jihad Jane” in 2009 and who originally pleaded not guilty to a U.S. charge of supporting terrorism, is expected More...

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Trump invites Putin to Washington despite U.S. uproar on Helsinki summit

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump plans to invite Russian President Vladimir Putin to Washington this autumn, the White House said on Thursday, four days after a summit that led to an uproar in More...

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WATCH: Brave woman tried to stop runaway tram with her bare hands | World | News

CCTV footage shows the tram start to roll away and the woman driver trying to stop it by standing in front of the vehicle and attempting to hold it back with her hands. The woman had no chance of stopping the More...

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Italy state pensions chief takes aim at anti-establishment government

ROME (Reuters) – A dispute between the chief of Italy’s state pensions agency INPS and the government came to a head on Thursday when the civil servant accused one ruling party leader of threatening him, More...

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Suriname issues protest note over Dutch minister’s ‘failed state’ comment

PARAMARIBO (Reuters) – Suriname issued a protest note to the Netherlands on Thursday after the Dutch foreign minister said the South American nation was a “failed state” because of its ethnic diversity. More...

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Germany stays SILENT on Trump’s Russia comments as Putin weighs in on Helsinki talks | World | News

The German Chancellor and her government have stayed silent after Mr Trump claimed he misspoke during a press conference with Vladimir Putin – despite repeated requests for comment on the situation by the More...

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Mexico says Canada’s top diplomat to meet Lopez Obrador, discuss trade

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland will meet Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador and discuss NAFTA trade talks during a visit to the country on July 25, the More...

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Despite summit criticism, Trump looks to next Putin meeting

WASHINGTON/MOSCOW (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin blamed forces within the United States on Thursday for marring what they called the success of their first summit, More...

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Days after Helsinki summit, Russia shows off Putin’s ‘super weapons’

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia on Thursday broadcast a series of videos showing the testing and operation of a new generation of nuclear and conventional weapons, days after Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald More...