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LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s opposition Labour Party wants to nationalize energy and water infrastructure if it can oust Prime Minister Theresa May’s ruling Conservatives from power, reversing decades of pro-privatization public policy.
SWIDNIK, Poland (Reuters) - Teresa Drzewiecka grew up during World War Two, when German and Soviet troops battled for control of her town of Swidnik in eastern Poland.
KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine may hold a snap parliamentary election on July 21, an adviser to new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Tuesday after Zelenskiy held consultations with lawmakers.
“We see the most acceptable date for the election - July 21, 2019,” lawyer Andriy Bogdan told reporters.
BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina’s populist former leader Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, fresh from shaking up the country’s national election race with a vice presidential bid, will be at the center of more drama on Tuesday as a corruption trial against her gets under way.
ATMEH, Syria (Reuters) - Ali al-Ahmed and his family fled on foot through the fields when the bombs began raining down on their house in northwestern Syria, escaping a major offensive by the Syrian army and its Russian allies.
MADRID (Reuters) - Four jailed Catalan separatists, 24 far-right lawmakers, a record number of women and the biggest Socialist group in years on Tuesday inaugurated a parliament that reflects Spain’s divisions and diversity like no other in recent memory.
VIENNA (Reuters) - Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz sought on Tuesday to oust the far-right interior minister who he says is compromised by the scandal that wrecked their coalition, while trying to avoid a chain reaction in which lawmakers could sack him too.
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India’s main opposition Congress party has told its workers not to lose heart and to remain vigilant at vote-count centres after exit polls predicted a clear election victory for Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian President Joko Widodo comfortably won re-election in last month’s poll, an official count showed on Tuesday, throwing the spotlight on his opponent who refused to concede as his supporters gathered in the capital in protest at the result.
NAYABANS, India (Reuters) - Muslims in Nayabans, an unremarkable village in Uttar Pradesh, say they remember a time when their children played with Hindu youths, and people from either faith chatted when they frequented each other’s shops and went to festivals together.
LONDON (Reuters) - British finance minister Philip Hammond said a no-deal Brexit would leave the country poorer, repeating his warnings to potential successors of Prime Minister Theresa May, some of whom have advocated an abrupt departure from the European Union.
GUWAHATI, India (Reuters) - Eleven people, including a lawmaker and four of his family, were killed in an ambush by tribal separatists in the eastern Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh, a senior police official said on Tuesday.