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South Africa's ANC rallies round Zuma; Moody's cuts outlook

By Thekiso Lefifi JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South Africa's ruling ANC rallied round President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday, rejecting calls for him to stand down after he rocked financial markets last…

Syria's fractured opposition seeks elusive unity against Assad

By Angus McDowall RIYADH (Reuters) – Syria's rebel & opposition groups are trying to forge a usual stance over negotiations to end the civil war yet the absence of some…

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Paris climate activists plan human chain on global day of action

By Alister Doyle PARIS (Reuters) – Activists plan to join arms & form a "human chain" in Paris on Sunday to urge action on global warming, in a muted rally…

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PM: UK Should Join France In Syria Strikes

David Cameron has given the French Air Force the use of Britain's RAF base in Cyprus as he promised the UK would do "all in our power" in the war…

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Police Arrest Suspect ‘Armed With Shotgun’ In Canary Wharf

A man has been arrested in Canary Wharf on suspicion of carrying a shotgun. Police took the suspect into custody on Saturday afternoon after he was allegedly seen carrying a…

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Arms seized in Kuwait came from Iran: Kuwaiti newspapers

KUWAIT (Reuters) – A huge arms cache seized in Kuwait last week was smuggled into the country from Iran, two Kuwaiti newspapers reported on Sunday. The Interior Ministry said on…

US Military's Top-Secret X-37B Space Plane Mission Nears 3-Month Mark

The United States Air Force's X-37B space plane has now been in orbit for nearly three months on its fourth mystery mission. The X-37B spacecraft launched aboard a United Launch…

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Nigerian gets 22 years in prison on US terror help charges

NEW YORK (AP) — A Nigerian man who took part in a Yemen-based al-Qaida faction's effort to spread propaganda intended to encourage terror attacks has been sentenced in New York…

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Turkish air strikes hit 17 Kurdish militant targets, military says

By Ece Toksabay & & Seymus Cakan ANKARA/DIYARBAKIR (Reuters) – Turkish warplanes hit 17 Kurdish militant targets in the southeastern province of Hakkari on Monday & Tuesday, the military said,…

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Iraqi PM bids to cancel posts of deputy PM and vice president

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi called on Sunday for cancelling the positions of vice president & deputy prime minister, as part of an initiative aimed at improving…