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Russian court rejects appeal by ex-U.S. Marine held on spying charges: Ifax

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian court on Tuesday ruled to keep former U.S. Marine Paul Whelan in custody facing spying charges after it...

Thousands of Canadian National Railway workers go on strike

(Reuters) - About 3,000 workers of Canadian National Railway (CNR.TO), the country’s largest railroad operator, went on strike on Tuesday, labor union Teamsters...

Lebanese protesters seek to stop lawmakers getting to parliament

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanese security forces scuffled with protesters as they sought to prevent lawmakers from attending a session of parliament on Tuesday,...

U.S. breaks off defense cost talks amid South Korea backlash over $5 billion demand

SEOUL (Reuters) - The United States on Tuesday broke off talks on increasing South Korea’s share of the cost of hosting a U.S....

Queues build at Lebanese banks reopening after one-week closure

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Queues built as Lebanese banks reopened on Tuesday after a one-week closure, with police deployed at branches and banks imposing...

China stands firmly behind Hong Kong's chief executive: foreign ministry

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s foreign ministry said on Tuesday its government will continue to offer firm support to Hong Kong’s chief executive Carrie...

U.S. says South Korea can do more on costs after talks break down

MANILA (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Tuesday he believed South Korea “can and should” contribute more on cost-sharing for...

Lebanon deploys security forces in Beirut before parliamentary session

BEIRUT (Reuters) - A heavy deployment of Lebanese security forces fanned out in central Beirut on Tuesday, ahead of a parliamentary session ...

'Bear' the dog helps find koalas injured in Australian bushfires

SYDNEY (Reuters) - An obsessive compulsive dog who was abandoned as a puppy has a new mission: helping find and save koalas injured...

Convicted ex-PM Sharif leaves Pakistan for medical treatment in London

LAHORE (Reuters) - Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif left Pakistan on Tuesday in an air ambulance to receive medical treatment in London, his...

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