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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican and Democratic U.S. lawmakers introduced legislation on Thursday seeking to increase sanctions on Hezbollah, accusing the powerful Shi’ite Muslim political group of violence in Syria and amassing rockets along Israel’s border. The bill, an amendment to existing sanctions on the group, seeks to further restrict its ability to fundraise and recruit,
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BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany told its citizens on Thursday to exercise caution if traveling to Turkey and threatened measures that could hinder German investment there, in a sign of growing impatience with a NATO ally after the detention of rights activists. The mass-selling daily Bild newspaper, citing government sources, also reported that Berlin was putting
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States slapped new economic sanctions against Iran on Tuesday over its ballistic missile program and said Tehran’s “malign activities” in the Middle East undercut any “positive contributions” coming from the 2015 Iran nuclear accord. The measures signaled that the administration of President Donald Trump was seeking to put more pressure
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ROMA – Osama Bin Laden poteva “assolutamente” essere preso vivo: parola dell’ex comandante delle Forze Speciali Usa, l’ammiraglio William McRaven, che ha pianificato l’operazione Lancia di Nettuno, finita con l’uccisione del leader di Al Qaida in Pakistan nel maggio del 2011. Intervistato dal programma Newsnight della Bbc, McRaven ha detto che la missione e’ andata
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THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, India (Reuters) – A dengue outbreak has killed at least 21 people in India’s southern state of Kerala in the past three weeks, a government official said, adding that there was a shortage of medicines and health workers to tackle the crisis in the tourist hotspot. The mosquito-borne dengue virus, which causes flu-like symptoms
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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Dozens of British officials and their EU counterparts got the first full round of Brexit negotiations under way on Monday, bringing a quiet buzz to the European Commission’s Brussels headquarters. After a brief handshake and sit-down for the cameras between Brexit Secretary David Davis and chief EU negotiator Michel Barnier, the pair
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CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuela’s opposition called on Monday for a national strike against President Nicolas Maduro in an escalation of protests after a massive symbolic referendum at the weekend. “Hour zero is starting,” opposition leader Freddy Guevara said on behalf of the Democratic Unity coalition, using army jargon for a decisive operation and accusing the
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SEOUL (Reuters) – Gasoline and diesel prices surged in North Korea in the weeks after a Chinese state oil company suspended fuel sales to the reclusive state, according to data reviewed by Reuters and an interview with a North Korean defector. China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC), a state-controlled company, halted diesel and gasoline sales to
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ROMA – Lo Stato di Israele riaprirà domani pomeriggio la Spianata delle Moschee tra rafforzate misure di sicurezza dopo aver sbarrato gli accessi per due giorni in seguito all’attacco terroristico costato la vita a due soldati israeliani. Ad annunciarlo l’ufficio del primo ministro Benjamin Netanyahu in un comunicato diffuso in serata.
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