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KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia has imposed a ban on Israelis participating in any event hosted by the Southeast Asian nation after barring athletes from attending the World Para Swimming championships in July.
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s parliament should hold a series of indicative votes as soon as possible to see if there is a Brexit option which is supported by a majority, a committee of lawmakers said on Wednesday.
THE HAGUE (Reuters) - International Criminal Court judges on Wednesday rejected a prosecution request to extend the custody of former Ivorian leader Laurent Gbagbo following his acquittal on charges of crimes against humanity.
THE HAGUE (Reuters) - International Criminal Court judges on Wednesday rejected a prosecution request to keep former Ivorian leader Laurent Gbagbo in detention after his acquittal on crimes against humanity and his daughter said he intends to return to Ivory Coast.
ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is set to win a confidence vote on Wednesday night, which will pave the way for parliament to ratify an accord he struck last year to end a long dispute over Macedonia’s name.
LONDON (Reuters) - British lawmakers will on Wednesday vote on whether they have confidence in the government, after Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal suffered a heavy defeat in parliament.
BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil’s far-right President Jair Bolsonaro and Argentina’s President Mauricio Macri said after their first meeting on Wednesday that they agreed on their opposition to Venezuela’s authoritarian government, with Macri calling Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro a “dictator.
OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - A Canadian kidnapped in Burkina Faso on Tuesday night worked for a mining company called Progress Minerals, Security Minister Clement Sawadogo told reporters.
Attacks by Islamist militants have surged in the country in recent months and Burkina Faso declared a state of emergency in several northern provinces on Dec.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia will allow imports of the intoxicating drink kava, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Wednesday, as it seeks to forge closer ties with its Pacific neighbors amid growing Chinese interest in the region.
DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran on Wednesday called for the immediate release of an American-born journalist arrested in the United States while working for Iran’s English-language state television, accusing Washington of mistreating her in jail as a black Muslim woman.
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council unanimously approved on Wednesday the deployment of up to 75 observers to Yemen’s port city of Hodeidah for six months to monitor a ceasefire and redeployment of forces by the warring parties.
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain is due to leave the European Union in 10 weeks’ time but it still has no clear way out of the bloc, raising the prospect of no transition period to smooth the shock for the world’s fifth-biggest economy.