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Trump creates doubt over use of U.S. force to protect Gulf oil

Reuters Top News - Di, 06/18/2019 - 20:37
U.S. President Donald Trump said he was prepared to take military action to stop Tehran from getting a nuclear bomb but left open whether he would back the use of force to protect Gulf oil supplies that Washington fears may be under threat by Iran.
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Exclusive: Overruling his experts, Pompeo keeps Saudis off U.S. child soldiers list

Reuters Top News - Di, 06/18/2019 - 20:12
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has blocked the inclusion of Saudi Arabia on a U.S. list of countries that recruit child soldiers, dismissing his experts' findings that a Saudi-led coalition has been using under-age fighters in Yemen’s civil war, according to four people familiar with the matter.
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Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson advances on Britain's top job

Reuters Top News - Di, 06/18/2019 - 19:52
Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson advanced on the prize of Britain's top political job on Tuesday, winning 40 percent of votes in the second round of a contest to replace Prime Minister Theresa May.
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U.S., China rekindle trade talks ahead of Trump-Xi G20 meeting

Reuters Top News - Di, 06/18/2019 - 19:38
China and the United States are rekindling trade talks ahead of a meeting next week between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping, cheering financial markets with hope that an escalating trade war between the two countries would abate.
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Egyptian ex-president Mursi buried in Cairo as Islamists mourn

Reuters Top News - Di, 06/18/2019 - 19:15
Modern Egypt's first democratically elected leader, Mohamed Mursi, was buried in a small family ceremony on Tuesday, a day after suffering a fatal heart attack in court at a Cairo prison, his sons said.
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Boris Johnson wins most second round votes on path to become UK PM

Reuters Top News - Di, 06/18/2019 - 19:14
Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, won the most votes cast in the second round of voting for Conservative Party leader on Tuesday, with four other candidates also getting through.
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Trump leaves 'question mark' over use of force to protect Gulf oil

Reuters Top News - Di, 06/18/2019 - 18:13
U.S. President Donald Trump said he was prepared to take military action to stop Tehran having a nuclear bomb but left open whether he would sanction the use of force to protect Gulf oil supplies.
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Exclusive: Pompeo blocks inclusion of Saudis on U.S. child soldiers list - sources

Reuters Top News - Di, 06/18/2019 - 18:07
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has blocked the inclusion of Saudi Arabia on a U.S. list of countries that recruit child soldiers, dismissing his experts' findings that a Saudi-led coalition has been using under-age fighters in Yemen’s civil war, according to four people familiar with the matter.
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Corrected: Egyptian ex-president Mursi buried in Cairo as Islamists mourn

Reuters Top News - Di, 06/18/2019 - 18:01
(Corrects paragraph 24 to make clear that Amr Darrag is former, not current, minister of planning and international cooperation)
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Trump says U.S., Chinese teams to restart trade talks ahead of G20

Reuters Top News - Di, 06/18/2019 - 16:46
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he had spoken to Chinese President Xi Jinping and that the two leaders' teams would restart trade talks after a long lull in order to prepare for a meeting at the G20 summit later this month.
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Former UEFA head Platini detained in Qatar World Cup investigation

Reuters Top News - Di, 06/18/2019 - 15:15
Michel Platini, the former head of European football association UEFA, was detained for questioning by French police on Tuesday over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup soccer tournament to Qatar, a judicial source told Reuters.
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Johnson gets new boost in race to become UK prime minister

Reuters Top News - Di, 06/18/2019 - 14:04
Boris Johnson got a fresh boost in the race to become Britain's prime minister on Tuesday when a another former rival in the race backed him to lead the country out of its Brexit crisis.
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Myanmar official says runaway monk 'incited hatred' against Suu Kyi

Reuters Top News - Di, 06/18/2019 - 14:01
A Myanmar official on Tuesday told a court that a nationalist Buddhist monk, Wirathu, who has evaded arrest on sedition charges, "incited hatred" against leader Aung San Suu Kyi and her government.
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Tanker attacks seen as calibrated but risky Iranian response to U.S. sanctions

Reuters Top News - Di, 06/18/2019 - 13:56
If, despite its firm denials, Iran was behind attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf last week and a further four last month, they represent a calibrated yet risky pushback against a U.S. sanctions squeeze, regional experts say.
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Iran says it won't wage war, Russia tells U.S. to stop stoking tensions

Reuters Top News - Di, 06/18/2019 - 13:43
President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday Iran would not wage war against any nation, while Russia told the United States it should drop what it called provocative plans to deploy more troops to the Middle East.
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Former UEFA head Platini detained in Qatar World Cup probe

Reuters Top News - Di, 06/18/2019 - 13:31
Michel Platini, the former head of European football association UEFA, was detained for questioning by French police on Tuesday over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup soccer tournament to Qatar, a judicial source told Reuters.
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Sensex, Nifty end higher ahead of U.S. Fed meet; IT stocks gain

Reuters Top News - Di, 06/18/2019 - 12:41
Indian shares ended higher on Tuesday, led by gains in IT and oil marketing companies, ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve's two-day meeting that begins later in the day.
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Hong Kong leader signals end to extradition bill but refuses to quit

Reuters Top News - Di, 06/18/2019 - 12:25
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Tuesday signalled the end of a controversial extradition bill that she promoted and then postponed after some of the most violent protests since the former British colony returned to Chinese rule in 1997.
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Egypt's ex-president Mursi buried in Cairo, Islamists mourn

Reuters Top News - Di, 06/18/2019 - 12:18
Egypt's former president Mohamed Mursi was buried in a small family ceremony in Cairo early on Tuesday, a day after he suffered a fatal heart attack in court, his sons said, as tributes poured in on social media.
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Iran says it won't wage war, U.S. deploys more troops to Middle East

Reuters Top News - Di, 06/18/2019 - 11:56
President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday Iran would not wage war against any nation, sounding a note of restraint after the United States announced more troop deployments to the Middle East.
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