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Cuban LGBT activists defy government, hold unprecedented indie pride parade

HAVANA (Reuters) – Cuban gay rights activists held an unauthorized independent pride parade in Havana on Saturday despite the Communist…

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Venezuela opposition figure, facing arrest warrant, says he met with generals

CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuelan opposition politician Leopoldo Lopez, evading arrest in a Spanish diplomatic residence, on Thursday disclosed he met…

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U.S. halts F-35 equipment to Turkey, protests its plans to buy from Russia

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States has halted delivery of equipment related to the stealthy F-35 fighter aircraft to Turkey,…

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Trump reverses first North Korea sanctions since failed summit after one day

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday reversed North Korea-related sanctions announced by the U.S….

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Boeing 737 MAX jets could be grounded for weeks as black box probe to start on Ethiopia crash

WASHINGTON/PARIS (Reuters) – Boeing Co’s 737 MAX 8 and 9 planes will be grounded for weeks if not longer until…

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Trump would be ‘disappointed’ if North Korea rebuilding missile launch facility

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would be very disappointed in North Korean leader Kim…

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Rights groups urge release of more Nicaragua prisoners

MANAGUA (Reuters) – Human rights advocates on Friday urged Nicaragua’s President Daniel Ortega to free 566 people still in custody…

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Trump wants North Korea to denuclearize, but is in no hurry

WASHINGTON/SEOUL (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he wants North Korea to end its nuclear program, but…

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Venezuelan general defects as anti-Maduro rallies draw huge crowds

CARACAS (Reuters) – A high-ranking Venezuelan general called on the armed forces to rebel against President Nicolas Maduro and to…

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Venezuelan general urges military to disavow Maduro as opposition stages rallies

CARACAS (Reuters) – An active Venezuelan general called on the armed forces to rebel against President Nicolas Maduro and to…