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Eleven killed in clashes in Ethiopia's Oromiya region, official says

REUTERS - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 19:45
ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethnic clashes killed 11 people this week in Ethiopia's Oromiya region, a regional government official said on Sunday, the latest unrest in a province that was wracked by violence in 2015 and 2016.

Protesters call for justice after Maltese journalist's killing

REUTERS - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 19:29
VALLETTA (Reuters) - Thousands of Maltese called for justice on Sunday in a protest held by a group of non-governmental organizations after a journalist was killed last Monday.

Slovenian President Pahor wins his second mandate-exit polls

REUTERS - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 19:13
LJUBLJANA (Reuters) - Slovenian President Borut Pahor won his second five-year mandate in an election held on Sunday, an exit poll by the national TV Slovenia showed.

UK police rule out terrorism at leisure complex incident

REUTERS - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 18:47
LONDON (Reuters) - British police said on Sunday they were dealing with an "ongoing incident" at a leisure park in Nuneaton, central England, that was not connected to "any terrorist activity" after reports that a gunman had taken two staff members hostage at a bowling alley.

Abe to push reform of Japan's pacifist constitution after election win

REUTERS - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 18:46
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc was headed for a big win in Sunday's election, bolstering his chance of becoming the nation's longest-serving premier and re-energizing his push to revise the pacifist constitution.

Incident in central England not connected to 'terrorist activity': police

REUTERS - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 18:27
LONDON (Reuters) - British police said on Sunday that an "ongoing incident" at a leisure complex in central England was not connected to "any terrorist activity".

UK police dealing with 'incident' at leisure complex, reports of gunman

REUTERS - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 18:08
LONDON (Reuters) - British police said on Sunday they were dealing with an "ongoing incident" at a leisure park in Nuneaton, central England, telling people to avoid the area where witnesses said a gunman had taken two people hostage at a bowling alley.

Go home, Tillerson tells Iranian-backed militias in Iraq

REUTERS - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 17:42
RIYADH (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Sunday it was time for Iranian-backed militias and their Iranian advisers who helped Iraq defeat Islamic State to "go home" after a rare joint meeting with the leaders of Iraq and Saudi Arabia.

Now talk nice: EU script to help May settle Brexit bill

REUTERS - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 17:41
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Diplomatic theatrics at last week's Brussels summit revealed how European Union leaders will coax Theresa May over the next two months into parting with tens of billions of euros in return for a post-Brexit trade deal.

U.S. senators seek answers on U.S. presence in Niger after ambush

REUTERS - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 17:15
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. senators said on Sunday the White House has not been forthcoming with details about the military's presence in Niger after the deaths of four soldiers there earlier this month and they want more answers on U.S. operations in the west African country.

UK police dealing with 'ongoing incident' at leisure complex, reports of gunman

REUTERS - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 17:13
LONDON (Reuters) - British police said on Sunday they were dealing with an "ongoing incident" at a leisure park in Nuneaton, central England, telling people to avoid the area.

Mugabe removed as WHO goodwill envoy after outrage

REUTERS - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 17:12
GENEVA/LONDON (Reuters) - Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has been removed as a goodwill ambassador, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Sunday following outrage among Western donors and rights groups at the appointment.

Hamas deputy leader says to continue Iran ties, armed fight

REUTERS - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 16:52
DUBAI (Reuters) - The deputy head of the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas vowed to keep close ties with Israel's arch-enemy Iran and to maintain its weapons, Iranian media reported on Sunday, rejecting Israeli preconditions for any peace talks.

Abe to push reform of Japan's pacifist constitution after ruling bloc election win

REUTERS - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 15:48
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc was headed for a big win in Sunday's election, bolstering his chance of becoming the nation's longest serving premier and reenergizing his push to revise the pacifist constitution.

As relations thaw, Saudi Arabia and Iraq pledge cooperation against IS

REUTERS - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 15:37
RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia and Iraq convened a new joint body to coordinate their fight against Islamic State and on rebuilding Iraqi territory wrested from the group, the Saudi King Salman and Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said in Riyadh on Sunday.

Mugabe removed as WHO goodwill envoy after outrage -statement

REUTERS - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 15:08
GENEVA (Reuters) - Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has been removed as a goodwill ambassador, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Sunday following an outrage among Western donors and rights groups at the appointment.

Indonesia demands answers after military chief denied U.S. entry

REUTERS - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 14:50
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia intends to send a diplomatic note to the U.S. secretary of state and summon Washington's deputy ambassador in Jakarta to explain why the head of its military was denied entry to the United States, Indonesian officials said on Sunday.

Mugabe removed as WHO goodwill ambassador after outcry: statement

REUTERS - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 14:10
GENEVA (Reuters) - Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has been removed as a WHO goodwill ambassador, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Sunday following an outrage among donors and rights groups at his appointment.

Austria's likely next chancellor hopes to form govt. in 60 days: paper

REUTERS - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 13:26
ZURICH (Reuters) - Austria's likely next chancellor, Sebastian Kurz, wants talks over a new government to last no more than two months, he said in a newspaper interview published in Sunday.

Japan PM Abe's ruling bloc on track for big win in election: TV exit polls

REUTERS - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 13:25
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition was on track for a big win in Sunday's election, media exit polls showed, potentially reenergizing a push towards his cherished goal of revising the post-war, pacifist constitution.

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