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Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson meets French President Emmanuel Macron at Downing Street in London, Britain, June 18, 2020. REUTERS/Hannah McKay/Pool LONDON (Reuters) – Standing apart on either side of a strip of red carpet outside Number 10 Downing Street, Prime Minister Boris Johnson and French President Emmanuel Macron demonstrated the unusual reality of international
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FILE PHOTO: A vendor wearing a face mask prepares seafood at their stall inside the Yuegezhuang wholesale market, following new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infections in Beijing, China June 17, 2020. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang BEIJING (Reuters) – China has found the trading sections for meat and seafood in Beijing’s wholesale food market to be severely
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WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) – The Canadian province of Alberta will study replacing the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) with a provincial plan and establishing a provincial police force, Premier Jason Kenney said on Wednesday after a panel recommended the ideas. FILE PHOTO: United Conservative Leader Jason Kenney details the “UCP Fight Back Strategy” against foreign anti-oil
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FILE PHOTO: Japan’s minister in charge of local economic revitalisation Satsuki Katayama attends a news conference at Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s official residence in Tokyo, Japan October 2, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party is drafting a proposal to attract high-skilled workers from abroad for Tokyo’s financial sector, the lawmaker
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BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s top court on Tuesday granted police permission to inspect financial and phone records of federal lawmakers allied with President Jair Bolsonaro as part of a probe into anti-democratic rallies, a source with direct knowledge of the ruling said. FILE PHOTO: Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro gestures before a national flag hoisting ceremony
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FILE PHOTO: Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam, wearing a face mask following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, holds a news conference in Beijing, China, June 3, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong is moving towards a further relaxation of social gathering restrictions related to the coronavirus, Chief Executive Carrie Lam
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Taxi drivers line-up in Rio de Janeiro’s Sambadrome where health workers conduct tests for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) for taxi drivers on the drive-thru system in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, June 15, 2020. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazil’s death toll from the novel coronavirus pandemic rose to nearly 44,000 on Monday, according to
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AMMAN (Reuters) – The toughest U.S. sanctions yet on Syria take effect this week, increasing the pressure on President Bashar al-Assad as he grapples with a deepening economic crisis after a decade of war. FILE PHOTO: A picture of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is seen on a door of a butcher shop, during a lockdown
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Chancellor Rishi Sunak chairs the daily COVID-19 briefing at 10 Downing Street in London, Britain May 29, 2020. Andrew Parsons/10 Downing Street/Handout via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s government will review its two-meter social distancing rule as a matter of urgency as it tries to help the country’s economy recover from a
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CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Saturday said the opposition would not recognize a “false” electoral body named by the government-friendly Supreme Court, while his allies pledged to extend the term of the current legislature. FILE PHOTO: Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido, who many nations have recognised as the country’s rightful interim
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