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U.S. seeks to reassure Beijing after Trump call with Taiwan leader

WASHINGTON/BEIJING The White House said on Monday it had sought to reassure China after President-elect Donald Trump's phone call with Taiwan's leader last week, which the Obama administration warned could undermine progress in relations with Beijing. | Video

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Europol to 'look again' at worst migrant drowning of 2016

LONDON The head of Europe's police agency said it would "look again" at the largest migrant shipwreck in the Mediterranean this year after an investigation by Reuters and BBC Newsnight exposed a gap in the response by law enforcement.

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Former U.N. head Annan urges rule of law amid Myanmar's Rohingya crisis

YANGON, Myanmar Former U.N. chief Kofi Annan on Tuesday urged Myanmar security forces to act within the rule of law in the country's northwest, where an army crackdown has killed at least 86 people and sent 10,000 fleeing over the border to Bangladesh.

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UK PM May faces parliamentary rebellion over refusal to publish Brexit plans

LONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May faces a rebellion among her own lawmakers when parliament debates whether the government should set out its Brexit plan before triggering formal divorce talks with the European Union.

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Brazil Senate appeals against injunction removing Renan Calheiros

BRASILIA Brazil's Senate appealed on Tuesday to the full Supreme Court to overrule an injunction decided on Monday that removed Renan Calheiros as president of the upper chamber, a court spokeswoman said.

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Egypt busts organ trading racket, arrests 45 people

CAIRO Egypt has uncovered a network accused of illicit international trafficking in human organs, arresting 45 people and recovering millions of dollars in a dawn raid on Tuesday, the health ministry said.

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