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SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday Canberra has yet to establish the whereabouts of an Australian man missing in North Korea for several days.The family of Alek Sigley said on Thursday they had not heard from the 29-year-old university student in Pyongyang, the North Korean capital, since Tuesday. Australia’s...
OSAKA (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed on Friday that the security alliance between the world’s largest and third-largest economies is stronger than ever, a senior Japanese government spokesman said. There was no discussion between Trump and Abe on a possible review of the alliance, however, Deputy...
RAMALLAH/GAZA (Reuters) - Palestinian leaders accused the Trump administration of punishing them with one hand and offering to reward them with the other, as protesters turned out in the West Bank and Gaza on Wednesday to demonstrate against a U.S. economic peace plan. At a U.S.-led conference in Bahrain U.S. President Donald Trump’s son-in-law...
MATAMOROS, Mexico (Reuters) - A harrowing photo of a Salvadoran migrant and his young daughter who drowned in the Rio Grande at the U.S.-Mexico border became the focus on Wednesday of a U.S. political debate over President Donald Trump’s asylum policies. The picture of Oscar Alberto Martinez, 25, and his 24-month-old daughter Angie Valeria...
WASHINGTON/GENEVA (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that he was “not talking boots on the ground” should he take military action against Iran and that he had “unlimited time” to try to forge an agreement with Tehran. Iran suggested it was just one day from breaching a limit in the 2015...
WASHINGTON/DUBAI (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump played down Iran’s downing of a U.S. military surveillance drone on Thursday, saying he suspected it was shot by mistake and “it would have made a big difference” to him had the remotely controlled aircraft been piloted. While the comments appeared to suggest Trump was not eager...
MUMBAI (Reuters) - At least 44 people were killed and 35 injured when a bus plunged off a road in Himachal Pradesh on Thursday, a government official said. “Around 78 to 80 people were on board the bus,” said Akshay Sood, a senior civil servant in Kullu district, where the accident took place.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration has no plans to cap H-1B work visas for nations that force foreign companies to store data locally, the State Department said on Thursday. Reuters reported on Wednesday that the United States had told India it was considering restricting the H-1B visa programs for countries with the data...
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan intensified pressure on the opposition candidate in a re-run election for mayor of Istanbul by saying he would be barred from taking office if found guilty of insulting a provincial governor. Ekrem Imamoglu, from the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP), narrowly beat the candidate of Erdogan’s...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Hope Hicks, formerly one of President Donald Trump’s closest aides, repeatedly declined to answer questions on Wednesday in an interview with U.S. congressional investigators, with lawyers at her side carefully orchestrating her responses. Democrats said Hicks’ responses during the eight-hour session to questions from members of the House Judiciary Committee, who...

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