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BERLIN (Reuters) - The new secretary general of Germany’s conservative Christian Democrats (CDU) on Monday chided the incoming health minister, Jens Spahn, after a media backlash over comments he made on poverty.
ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece’s sports minister said on Monday he was preparing to take action after the owner of soccer team PAOK walked onto the pitch while apparently armed to protest over a disallowed goal.
MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines’ justice department has dismissed complaints against several high-profile drugs trade suspects because of weak evidence, according to documents reviewed by Reuters on Monday.
GENEVA (Reuters) - A U.N. investigator said on Monday that Myanmar had launched new military offensives in Kachin and Kayin states and appears to be pursuing a policy of starvation in Rakhine state to force out the remaining Muslim Rohingya population.
LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May held a meeting of Britain’s top ministers and security officials on Monday to weigh up how to respond to a nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy who passed secrets to British intelligence.
AMMAN (Reuters) - Syrian jets struck rebel-held towns in the country’s south on Monday, the first aerial attacks on the area since the United States and Russia brokered a deal making it a “de-escalation zone” last year, rebels and residents said.
KATHMANDU (Reuters) - A Bangladeshi airliner with 71 people on board crashed on Monday while coming in to land at the airport in the Nepali capital, Kathmandu, killing at least 50 people, officials said.