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Shots fired at North Korea-linked group HQ in Japan

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese police arrested two men on Friday after several bullets were fired at the Tokyo headquarters of a group linked to North Korea, a spokesman and media…

Trump administration to target North Korea with new sanctions on Friday

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration plans to announce on Friday what is being billed as the largest package of sanctions yet against North Korea to increase pressure on Pyongyang…

Australian deputy prime minister resigns from Cabinet, remains in parliament

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australian Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce said on Friday he will resign as leader of his party and will move to the backbench after weeks of pressure…

Air strikes again hit Syria’s Ghouta, U.N. considers ceasefire resolution

Air strikes again hit Syria’s Ghouta, U.N. considers ceasefire resolution

AMMAN (Reuters) – Warplanes pounded the last rebel enclave near Syria’s capital for a fifth day running on Thursday as the U.N. Security Council considered demanding a 30-day ceasefire across…

EU leaders to clash over post-Brexit budget

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union leaders will lay down the first markers on Friday on the size and aims of the bloc’s next long-term budget, as a large hole in…

Air strikes again hit Syria’s Ghouta, U.N. considers ceasefire resolution

Air strikes again hit Syria’s Ghouta, U.N. considers ceasefire resolution

AMMAN (Reuters) – Warplanes pounded the last rebel enclave near Syria’s capital for a fifth day running on Thursday as the U.N. Security Council considered demanding a 30-day ceasefire across…

North Korea says U.N. chief ‘picking a quarrel’ with sanctions remarks

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – North Korea on Thursday accused United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres of “picking a quarrel” with Pyongyang by praising international sanctions for putting pressure on the country…

Air strikes again hit Syria’s Ghouta, U.N. considers ceasefire resolution

Air strikes again hit Syria’s Ghouta, U.N. considers ceasefire resolution

AMMAN (Reuters) – Warplanes pounded the last rebel enclave near Syria’s capital for a fifth day running on Thursday as the U.N. Security Council considered demanding a 30-day ceasefire across…

Iran hints at seaborne reactors while respecting nuclear deal

VIENNA (Reuters) – Iran has fired a diplomatic warning shot at Washington by raising the prospect of building nuclear reactors for ships while staying within the limits set by its…

Kurdish YPG militia urges Syrian army to help it stop Turkey

BEIRUT/ANKARA (Reuters) – The Syrian Kurdish YPG militia said on Thursday that fighters backing the Syrian government were deploying on the frontlines to help repel a Turkish assault, but that…