Reuters - 29 minutes ago
BRUSSELS

(Reuters) - Talks last week between the heads of European Union institutions and Turkey's president, Tayyip Erdogan, were held in a "good atmosphere" but produced no new agreements, officials in Brussels said, playing down comments by the Turkish leader.

Available journalists 8

Tesa Arcilla
Georg von Harrach
Dave Keating
Jennifer Baker
Alexander Saeedy
Geoff Meade
Reuters - 1 hour ago
MUNICH

(Reuters) - German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said on Monday the question of whether he would remain in office after a Sept. 24 national election would be dealt with after the vote.

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Joachim Walther
Reuters - 1 hour ago
BAGHDAD

(Reuters) - An Iraqi Shi'ite force backed by Iran said it pushed Islamic State out of several villages on the border with Syria on Monday, potentially reopening a supply route to send Iranian weapons to President Bashar al-Assad.

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Saif Al-Hiali
Qais Qasim
yamam sami
Mustafa Bannay
Ali Arkady
Reuters - 2 hours ago
JOHANNESBURG

(Reuters) - South Africa's ruling African National Congress said on Monday its executive committee stood by President Jacob Zuma after some top officials demanded his resignation, saying the calls for him to resign were meant to dislodge the party from power.

Available journalists 8

Nadia Samie-Jacobs
Darren Taylor
Thuso Khumalo
Delia Robertson
Peta Thornycroft
Aislinn Laing
Reuters - 2 hours ago
LONDON

(Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May said there would be no way to delay a June 19 start to Brexit negotiations as she urged voters to give her a strong mandate in a national election due next week.

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Andrew Edwards
Eileen Byrne
Joab Chakhaza
Amy Guttman
Jonathan Sacerdoti
Larry Miller
Reuters - 3 hours ago
KAMPALA

(Reuters) - South Sudanese soldiers accused of raping at least five foreign aid workers and killing their local colleague last year are due to stand trial in a military court on Tuesday, a key test of the government's ability to prosecute war crimes.

Available journalists 8

Simon Peter Apiku
Halima Athumani
Bonifacio Taban Kuich
Lizabeth Paulat
Nambi Catherine Mildred
Tumwekwasize Bahene Francis
Reuters - 3 hours ago
CAIRO

(Reuters) - An Egyptian human rights lawyer and would-be presidential candidate went on trial on Monday in a case where a guilty verdict would deprive him of the right to stand for election.

Available journalists 8

Amina Ashraf
Ahmed Hamed
Mahmoud Mostafa
Eduard Cousin
Abdelmaksoud Elmalllah
Alicia Alamillos
Reuters - 3 hours ago

(Reuters) - Defeated hardline candidate Ebrahim Raisi has complained of voter fraud in Iran's presidential election and called on the judiciary and the election watchdog to investigate, the semi-official Fars news agency said on Monday.

Reuters - 4 hours ago
GARUT, Indonesia

(Reuters) - With their heads covered with Islamic headscarves, the three members of the Indonesian band VoB ("Voice of Baceprot" or "Noisy Voice") do not look like your typical heavy metal group.

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Fulca Veda
Reuters - 4 hours ago
PARIS (Reuters - French President Emmanuel Macron's party is expected to win the most votes in June's parliamentary election, polls showed on Monday, with Macron also scoring well in terms of general popularity

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Reuters - 4 hours ago
KIEV/MOSCOW

(Reuters) - Ukraine's State Security Service (SBU) raided the local offices of Russia's top search site Yandex on Monday in an operation that SBU spokesman Olena Gitlyanska said was part of a treason investigation.

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Vladimir Kozlov
Julia Lyubova
Irina Sedunova
Dmitry Velikovsky
Howard Amos
Kabil Khan
Reuters - 4 hours ago
SHANGHAI

(Reuters) - Philippine authorities last week seized more than 600 kg of methamphetamines in the largest such bust since China launched a cross-border crackdown on drug-smuggling with the Southeast Asian nation, Chinese customs said on Monday.

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Peter Smith
Terry Friel
Mark Andrews
Inma Escribano
Rebecca Kanthor
Tom Phillips
Reuters - 5 hours ago
BERLIN

(Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel believes firmly in strong German - U.S. relations and is simply being honest with the United States when she flags up policy differences with Washington, her spokesman said on Monday.

Available journalists 8

Allan Hall
Breandáin O'Shea
Sean Williams
Laura Cruz
Wolfgang Karg
Natalija Miletic
Associated Press - 5 hours ago
BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel cautioned Monday against seeking "simple answers" to complex global issues, a day after suggesting that Europe's relationship with the U.S. had shifted significantly following NATO and G-7 meetings with President Donald Trump that produced disappointing results

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Available journalists 8

Allan Hall
Breandáin O'Shea
Sean Williams
Laura Cruz
Wolfgang Karg
Natalija Miletic
Reuters - 5 hours ago
BANGKOK

(Reuters) - Thailand's main political parties on Monday voiced concern that a general election expected next year could be delayed yet again following comments made by the junta chief that they say shows he intends to hold on to power.

Available journalists 8

Stephen J. Boitano
Philip Sherwell
cliff vermette
Martin Bader
Dennis and Patrick Weinert
Irwin Loy
Reuters - 5 hours ago
LONDON

(Reuters) - Britain's MI5 has begun an internal review of how it handled intelligence on Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi, who was known to the authorities but not under active investigation, a source told Reuters on Monday.

Available journalists 8

Andrew Edwards
Eileen Byrne
Joab Chakhaza
Amy Guttman
Jonathan Sacerdoti
Larry Miller
Associated Press - 5 hours ago
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to France (all times local)

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Catherine Field
Melissa Chemam
Deon De Lange
Vivienne Walt
Ivan Broadhead
Natacha Butler
Reuters - 5 hours ago
NEW DELHI

(Reuters) - India's ban on the trade of cattle for slaughter threatens $4 billion in annual beef exports and millions of jobs if the government does not revoke the stoppage decreed last week, according to two industry officials.

Available journalists 8

Shantanu Ray
Sagar Kaul
Ashish Ashutosh
Kanika Dhupar
Mithilesh Singh
Arpita Sinha
Associated Press - 6 hours ago
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to France (all times local)

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Available journalists 8

Catherine Field
Melissa Chemam
Deon De Lange
Vivienne Walt
Ivan Broadhead
Natacha Butler
Reuters - 6 hours ago
BRUSSELS

(Reuters) - The European Union's executive on Monday accused Poland's Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski of misrepresenting the nature of the spat between Warsaw and Brussels over rule of law.

Available journalists 8

Tesa Arcilla
Georg von Harrach
Dave Keating
Jennifer Baker
Alexander Saeedy
Geoff Meade
Reuters - 6 hours ago
JAKARTA

(Reuters) - Indonesian police on Monday named an Islamist leader as a suspect in the exchange of pornographic messages and photos, a new legal threat to a cleric who helped organize mass Muslim rallies against Jakarta's former Christian governor.

Available journalists 8

Jack Hewson
Joe Cochrane
Ardiles Rante
Paulus Dodi
Dian Arthen
Mutiara Khadijah
Reuters - 6 hours ago
HREBIENOK, Slovakia

(Reuters) - A local mountain guide carrying 100 kilograms on his back was first up a Slovak mountain in a race celebrating the last remaining "sherpas" in Europe, who supply mountain huts with whatever they can carry on their backs.

Reuters - 6 hours ago
BERLIN

(Reuters) - Turkey has given German consular officials permission to visit journalist Mesale Tolu, a German citizen who has been detained on charges of advancing "terrorist propaganda", a spokesman for the German foreign ministry said on Monday.

Available journalists 8

Allan Hall
Breandáin O'Shea
Sean Williams
Laura Cruz
Wolfgang Karg
Natalija Miletic
Associated Press - 6 hours ago
LONDON (AP) — Travelers on British Airways faced a third day of delays and cancellations Monday, though most long-haul services were resumed, after a colossal IT failure over the weekend caused chaos for thousands of passengers

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Available journalists 8

Andrew Edwards
Eileen Byrne
Joab Chakhaza
Amy Guttman
Jonathan Sacerdoti
Larry Miller
Associated Press - 6 hours ago
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to France (all times local)

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Available journalists 8

Catherine Field
Melissa Chemam
Deon De Lange
Vivienne Walt
Ivan Broadhead
Natacha Butler
Reuters - 6 hours ago
BERLIN

(Reuters) - Deputy foreign ministers from Germany, France, Ukraine and Russia will meet in Berlin on Tuesday to discuss the Ukraine crisis in the Normandy group format, a German Foreign Ministry spokesman said.

Available journalists 8

Allan Hall
Breandáin O'Shea
Sean Williams
Laura Cruz
Wolfgang Karg
Natalija Miletic
Reuters - 6 hours ago
RABAT

(Reuters) - Moroccan authorities have arrested a leading activist who had been organizing protests against official abuses and corruption in the north of the country, a government source said on Monday.

Available journalists 7

Hassan Alaoui
Amine Birouk
Imane Tirich
Rime El Jadidi
Sjoukje Rietbroek-Chyadmi
Driss Ksikes
Reuters - 7 hours ago
JOHANNESBURG

(Reuters) - Angola confirmed for the first time on Monday that 74-year-old President Jose Eduardo dos Santos, its leader of the last 38 years, was in Spain for medical reasons.

Available journalists 8

Nadia Samie-Jacobs
Darren Taylor
Thuso Khumalo
Delia Robertson
Peta Thornycroft
Aislinn Laing
Associated Press - 7 hours ago
VERSAILLES, France (AP) — On a visit likely to shape Russia-France ties for years, French President Emmanuel Macron hosted Russian President Vladimir Putin at the sumptuous Palace of Versailles on Monday for what the newly-elected French leader said would be "demanding" talks on Syria, the Ukrainian crisis and other thorny issues driving the rift between Russia and the West

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Available journalists 8

Catherine Field
Melissa Chemam
Deon De Lange
Vivienne Walt
Ivan Broadhead
Natacha Butler
Associated Press - 7 hours ago
LONDON (AP) — Travelers on British Airways and its sister airlines in Spain faced a third day of delays and cancellations Monday, mainly on short-haul flights in Europe, after the company suffered a colossal IT failure over the weekend

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Available journalists 8

Andrew Edwards
Eileen Byrne
Joab Chakhaza
Amy Guttman
Jonathan Sacerdoti
Larry Miller

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