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BEIRUT/QAMISHLI, Syria, (Reuters) – The Syrian government and the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces have been holding negotiations at a Russian airbase in Syria, a Syrian Kurdish politician told Reuters on Sunday, expressing hope for a deal that would halt a Turkish attack. Ahmed Suleiman, a senior member of the Kurdish Democratic Progressive Party in Syria,
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SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea’s prime minister plans to visit Japan next week in what would be the highest-level trip since Japan imposed export curbs in a deepening trade and diplomatic row, the Yonhap news agency reported on Sunday. Lee Nak-yon, whose trip is scheduled for Oct. 22-24, will attend Japanese Emperor Naruhito’s enthronement ceremony
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SYDNEY (Reuters) – A senior Australian government minister said on Friday China was behaving in a way that was inconsistent with Australian values by targeting political parties and universities in Australia, drawing a sharp rebuke from China’s embassy. Relations between the important trading partners have deteriorated in recent years amid accusations that China is meddling
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JOHOR BARU (Bernama): A Kosmo journalist has been driving Grab since May after his employer, Utusan Melayu, faced a prolonged financial crisis and delayed paying salaries for several months. Upon receiving an internal memo that the nation’s oldest Malay language newspaper would cease operation on Wednesday (Oct 9), Mohd Izuan Roseli made the decision to
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a television interview on Wednesday that China’s treatment of Muslims, including the Uighurs, in western China was an “enormous human rights violation” and Washington will continue to raise the issue. “This is not only an enormous human rights violation, but we don’t think it’s
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KANGAR (Bernama): The Customs Department has foiled an attempt to smuggle liquor worth more than RM3.2mil into the country. Perlis Customs director Wan Nor Wan Mamat said that at about 3.30pm on Wednesday his officers stopped two container lorries at the Immigration, Customs, Quarantine and Security Complex (ICQS) at Padang Besar which was purportedly carrying
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BUCHAREST (Reuters) – Romania’s President Klaus Iohannis gave the green light on Tuesday for the creation of the country’s first national Holocaust museum in Bucharest, more than seven decades after the end of World War Two. An international commission headed by Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel concluded in 2004 that between 280,000 and 380,000 Romanian and
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QUITO (Reuters) – Ecuadorean authorities began arresting shopkeepers for raising food prices as indigenous groups clashed with security forces on Sunday in a fourth day of protests against President Lenin Moreno’s austerity measures. One man died in central Azuay province when roadblocks blocked an ambulance from reaching him after he was hit by a car,
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