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  • Johnson gets boost in race for UK PM’s job as former rival backs him

    PM hopeful Boris Johnson arrives at the Parliament in London, Britain, June 17, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah Mckay Boris Johnson got a boost in his bid to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May on

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  • The Latest: Iran spokesman: Iran needs 20% enriched uranium

    This June 13, 2019 false-color image from the European Commission’s Sentinel-2 satellite that was processed by Sinergise’s Sentinel Hub website shows the Norwegian-owned MT Front

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  • Kenya on high alert after suspected Ebola case in Kericho hospital

    Travellers are screened for the Ebola virus before getting into Kenya at the Busia One Stop Border Post on June 12, 2019, following three confirmed cases in Kasese, western Uganda Health

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  • Sudan’s Bashir charged with corruption, in first appearance since April

    Photo/Reuters Sudan’s ex-president Omar al-Bashir was charged with corruption-related offences on Sunday, as he appeared in public for the first time since he was overthrown and detained in

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  • Philippines: External debt hits $80B in Q1

    By MAYVELIN U. CARABALLO, TMT THE country’s outstanding external debt reached $80.431 billion in the first quarter of 2019, up from figures posted three months and a year earlier, data released

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Johnson gets boost in race for UK PM’s job as former rival backs him

PM hopeful Boris Johnson arrives at the Parliament in London, Britain, June 17, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah Mckay Boris Johnson got a boost in his bid to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May on

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Somali forces still fighting al-Shabab in overnight attack

Gunfire continued midday Friday in Somalia’s capital as security forces fought with al-Shabab extremists holed up in a building hours after a car bombing in Mogadishu left at least 18 dead, with

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UK aims to salvage Brexit deal as EU says: make up your mind

Photo (AP) The British government was preparing Tuesday to ask the European Union for a delay of at least several months to Brexit after the speaker of the House of Commons ruled that Prime

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China sees low birth rates despite 1-child policy lift

China faced a significant drop in births last year despite the lifting of its one-child policy in 2016, official data showed Monday. The National Bureau of Statistics published the population

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