Momentum grows for another grand coalition in Germany

BERLIN (Reuters) – Members of Germany’s Social Democrats (SPD) will likely approve a renewed coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives if party leaders present a convincing proposal, a member of the party’s executive leadership said on Saturday. Reuters: World News  More...

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Hope fades after 9 days of searching for Argentine submarine

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Families of the 44 crew members of a missing Argentine submarine gave up hope and went home on Friday after days of waiting at the sub’s Mar del Plata naval base, saddened and More...

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Fire in hotel on Georgia’s Black Sea coast kills 11

TBILISI (Reuters) – A fire in a hotel in Georgia’s Black Sea resort city of Batumi killed 11 people, an official said on Saturday. Reuters: World News  More...

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Syrian opposition picks chief negotiator ahead of new Geneva talks

RIYADH/AMMAN (Reuters) – Syria’s main opposition group selected a new chief negotiator on Friday ahead of a new round of U.N.-backed peace negotiations with the Damascus government set to kick off next More...

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Militants kill more than 230 at Sinai mosque in Egypt’s deadliest attack

CAIRO (Reuters) – Militants killed more than 230 people at a mosque in North Sinai on Friday, detonating a bomb and gunning down worshippers in the deadliest such attack in Egypt’s modern history, state More...

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Castro meets North Korea minister amid hope Cuba can defuse tensions

HAVANA (Reuters) – Cuban President Raul Castro met with North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho on Friday amid hopes the Communist-run island might be able to convince its Asian ally to avert a showdown with More...

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Ten days to crack Brexit deal, EU tells May

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union handed Prime Minister Theresa May a 10-day “absolute deadline” to improve her Brexit divorce offer or face failure in persuading EU leaders to open trade More...

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Cuba marks anniversary of Fidel death as post-Castro era nears

HAVANA (Reuters) – Cuba marks the first anniversary of the death of revolutionary leader Fidel Castro on Saturday with a week of vigils nationwide, as the island embarks on a political cycle that will end More...

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Panic on London’s Oxford Street after reports of shooting

LONDON (Reuters) – Panic erupted among Christmas shopping crowds on London’s Oxford Street on Friday evening as armed officers raced to respond to reports of shots being fired in the area but police More...

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London’s Oxford Circus station evacuated; armed police on scene

LONDON (Reuters) – London’s Oxford Circus underground station in the heart of the British capital’s main shopping district was evacuated on Friday evening as armed police swooped in to tackle an More...