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U.S. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and White House Social Media Director Dan Scavino (rear) listen during a cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington, U.S., July 18, 2018. REUTERS/Leah Millis

While U.S. President Donald Trump defended his efforts to build a relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin, aides said on Friday there is some frustration that the U.S. intelligence chief did not know about plans for a second summit and they hope that meeting will follow a more traditional pattern.

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Rohingya refugee children fly improvised kites at the Kutupalong refugee camp near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh December 10, 2017. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

The Thai secretary to an international panel set up by Myanmar to advise on the Rohingya crisis quit his post, dealing another blow to the credibility of a body meant to demonstrate the government's commitment to resolving the issue.

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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (L) meets with United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres at U.N. headquarters in New York City, New York, U.S., July 20, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

The United States called on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Friday to act on his promise to give up nuclear weapons and said the world, including China and Russia, must continued to enforce sanctions until he does so.

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An explosion is seen following an Israeli air strike in the southern Gaza Strip July 20, 2018. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa

Israel and Hamas have agreed to restore calm in the Gaza Strip, a spokesman for Hamas, the Islamist group that controls the Gaza Strip, said on Saturday.

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FILE PHOTO: A member of Syrian forces of President Bashar al Assad stands guard near destroyed buildings in Jobar, eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, Syria April 2, 2018. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki/File Photo

France sent 50 tonnes of medical aid to government-controlled eastern Ghouta in Syria on Friday after Russia agreed to facilitate its delivery, raising hopes for future aid efforts, French officials said.

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Colombia's congress is seen before the swearing in ceremony of a new congress, which includes former members of the FARC who were given ten seats as part of the 2016 peace process, in Bogota, Colombia, July 20, 2018. REUTERS/Juan Pablo Pino

Colombian former FARC guerrillas took their seats in Congress on Friday as part of an agreement that ended five decades of war, and outgoing President Juan Manuel Santos urged the nation to protect the nascent peace and put an end to violence.

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FILE PHOTO: A rack of postcards is seen in downtown Luebeck, June 4, 2011. . REUTERS/Fabian Bimmer/File Photo

A man armed with a knife attacked people on a bus in the northern city of Luebeck on Friday, injuring 10 including one seriously before he was arrested, police said, adding there was no indication he was radicalized or had a terrorist motive.

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi  in Noida, India, July 9, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi - RC1B1258E3A0

Indian opposition leader Rahul Gandhi surprised Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday when he interrupted a no-confidence debate by walking across the parliament floor to give his rival a hug.

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Pope Francis delivers a speech after a meeting with Patriarchs of the churches of the Middle East at the St. Nicholas Basilica in Bari, southern Italy July 7, 2018. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

Pope Francis accepted the resignation of a senior Roman Catholic bishop in Honduras on Friday, following allegations of financial and sexual impropriety against the cleric.

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Women work on the production line at Complete Honour Footwear Industrial, a footwear factory owned by a Taiwan company, in Kampong Speu, Cambodia, July 4, 2018. REUTERS/Ann Wang

Whoever wins Cambodia's general election next week, 27-year-old Khen Srey Touch knows only that she will have to keep working hard for years to come.

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A man suspected of injuring several people in a knife attack on a bus in Luebeck on Friday is originally from Iran but is now a German citizen and has lived in the northern city for years, the Luebecker Nachrichten newspaper said.

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German police said there was no indication that a man who injured people in a knife attack on a bus in the northern city of Luebeck on Friday was politically radicalized.

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German police said on Twitter that nobody had been killed in an incident on a bus in the northern German city of Luebeck on Friday and added that the perpetrator was in police custody.

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FILE PHOTO: Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borissov briefs the media during a European Union leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium, December 15, 2017.  REUTERS/Francois Lenoir/File Photo

Bulgaria's parliament voted on Friday to bar the government from signing bilateral agreements with other European Union countries on readmitting migrants who arrived in Europe via the Black Sea state.

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Geraldo Alckmin of the Brazilian Social Democracy Party (PSDB), a pre-candidate for Brazil's presidential election, arrives on the a Mobility Forum of the National Association of Passenger Carriers on Rails, in Brasilia, Brazil July 18, 2018. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

Business-friendly Brazilian presidential candidate Geraldo Alckmin got the strongest boost yet to his campaign after a centrist coalition agreed to back him and chose their potential vice-presidential pick.

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The mother of a Palestinian who was killed by Israeli troops east of Khan Younis reacts at hospital in Gaza Strip July 20, 2018. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa

Palestinian gunmen killed an Israeli soldier along the Gaza border on Friday, said the Israeli military, which launched dozens of strikes into Gaza that killed four Palestinians, including three Hamas fighters.

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Addisalem Hadgu, 58, an Ethiopian state TV journalist, embraces his daughter Danayt Addisalem, after meeting for the first time in eighteen years, in Asmara, Eritrea July 19, 2018. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri

When Ethiopia and Eritrea went to war in 1998 and deported each other's nationals en masse, Addisalem Hadgu thought he had nothing to worry about, safe in the belief his Ethiopian passport would shield his Eritrean wife from expulsion.

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An Israeli soldier died after being shot by Palestinian militants on the Gaza border on Friday, the Israeli military said.

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Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara speaks during the first cabinet meeting at the presidential palace in Abidjan, Ivory Coast July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Luc Gnago

Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara's government faced collapse on Friday after his junior coalition partner said it had expelled party members named to a new cabinet.

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Riot police attempts to disperse crowds during the protest in Baghdad, Iraq July 20, 2018. REUTERS/Khalid Al-Mousily

A security guard outside a branch of one Iraq's most powerful paramilitary groups shot and killed a protester on Friday while trying to push back a crowd, police sources said, ratcheting up tensions over a lack of basic services sweeping southern cities.

World News44 minutes ago

U.S. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and White House Social Media Director Dan Scavino (rear) listen during a cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington, U.S., July 18, 2018. REUTERS/Leah Millis

While U.S. President Donald Trump defended his efforts to build a relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin, aides said on Friday there is some frustration that the U.S. intelligence chief did not know about plans for a second summit and they hope that meeting will follow a more traditional pattern.

World News3 hours ago

Rohingya refugee children fly improvised kites at the Kutupalong refugee camp near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh December 10, 2017. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

The Thai secretary to an international panel set up by Myanmar to advise on the Rohingya crisis quit his post, dealing another blow to the credibility of a body meant to demonstrate the government's commitment to resolving the issue.

World News5 hours ago

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (L) meets with United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres at U.N. headquarters in New York City, New York, U.S., July 20, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

The United States called on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Friday to act on his promise to give up nuclear weapons and said the world, including China and Russia, must continued to enforce sanctions until he does so.

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An explosion is seen following an Israeli air strike in the southern Gaza Strip July 20, 2018. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa

Israel and Hamas have agreed to restore calm in the Gaza Strip, a spokesman for Hamas, the Islamist group that controls the Gaza Strip, said on Saturday.

World News3 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: A member of Syrian forces of President Bashar al Assad stands guard near destroyed buildings in Jobar, eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, Syria April 2, 2018. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki/File Photo

France sent 50 tonnes of medical aid to government-controlled eastern Ghouta in Syria on Friday after Russia agreed to facilitate its delivery, raising hopes for future aid efforts, French officials said.

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Colombia's congress is seen before the swearing in ceremony of a new congress, which includes former members of the FARC who were given ten seats as part of the 2016 peace process, in Bogota, Colombia, July 20, 2018. REUTERS/Juan Pablo Pino

Colombian former FARC guerrillas took their seats in Congress on Friday as part of an agreement that ended five decades of war, and outgoing President Juan Manuel Santos urged the nation to protect the nascent peace and put an end to violence.

World News15 minutes ago

FILE PHOTO: A rack of postcards is seen in downtown Luebeck, June 4, 2011. . REUTERS/Fabian Bimmer/File Photo

A man armed with a knife attacked people on a bus in the northern city of Luebeck on Friday, injuring 10 including one seriously before he was arrested, police said, adding there was no indication he was radicalized or had a terrorist motive.

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi  in Noida, India, July 9, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi - RC1B1258E3A0

Indian opposition leader Rahul Gandhi surprised Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday when he interrupted a no-confidence debate by walking across the parliament floor to give his rival a hug.

World News33 minutes ago

Pope Francis delivers a speech after a meeting with Patriarchs of the churches of the Middle East at the St. Nicholas Basilica in Bari, southern Italy July 7, 2018. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

Pope Francis accepted the resignation of a senior Roman Catholic bishop in Honduras on Friday, following allegations of financial and sexual impropriety against the cleric.

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Women work on the production line at Complete Honour Footwear Industrial, a footwear factory owned by a Taiwan company, in Kampong Speu, Cambodia, July 4, 2018. REUTERS/Ann Wang

Whoever wins Cambodia's general election next week, 27-year-old Khen Srey Touch knows only that she will have to keep working hard for years to come.

World News15 minutes ago

A man suspected of injuring several people in a knife attack on a bus in Luebeck on Friday is originally from Iran but is now a German citizen and has lived in the northern city for years, the Luebecker Nachrichten newspaper said.

World News15 minutes ago

German police said there was no indication that a man who injured people in a knife attack on a bus in the northern city of Luebeck on Friday was politically radicalized.

World News15 minutes ago

German police said on Twitter that nobody had been killed in an incident on a bus in the northern German city of Luebeck on Friday and added that the perpetrator was in police custody.

World News16 minutes ago

FILE PHOTO: Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borissov briefs the media during a European Union leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium, December 15, 2017.  REUTERS/Francois Lenoir/File Photo

Bulgaria's parliament voted on Friday to bar the government from signing bilateral agreements with other European Union countries on readmitting migrants who arrived in Europe via the Black Sea state.

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Geraldo Alckmin of the Brazilian Social Democracy Party (PSDB), a pre-candidate for Brazil's presidential election, arrives on the a Mobility Forum of the National Association of Passenger Carriers on Rails, in Brasilia, Brazil July 18, 2018. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

Business-friendly Brazilian presidential candidate Geraldo Alckmin got the strongest boost yet to his campaign after a centrist coalition agreed to back him and chose their potential vice-presidential pick.

World News2 hours ago

The mother of a Palestinian who was killed by Israeli troops east of Khan Younis reacts at hospital in Gaza Strip July 20, 2018. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa

Palestinian gunmen killed an Israeli soldier along the Gaza border on Friday, said the Israeli military, which launched dozens of strikes into Gaza that killed four Palestinians, including three Hamas fighters.

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Addisalem Hadgu, 58, an Ethiopian state TV journalist, embraces his daughter Danayt Addisalem, after meeting for the first time in eighteen years, in Asmara, Eritrea July 19, 2018. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri

When Ethiopia and Eritrea went to war in 1998 and deported each other's nationals en masse, Addisalem Hadgu thought he had nothing to worry about, safe in the belief his Ethiopian passport would shield his Eritrean wife from expulsion.

World News5 hours ago

An Israeli soldier died after being shot by Palestinian militants on the Gaza border on Friday, the Israeli military said.

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Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara speaks during the first cabinet meeting at the presidential palace in Abidjan, Ivory Coast July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Luc Gnago

Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara's government faced collapse on Friday after his junior coalition partner said it had expelled party members named to a new cabinet.

World News6 hours ago

Riot police attempts to disperse crowds during the protest in Baghdad, Iraq July 20, 2018. REUTERS/Khalid Al-Mousily

A security guard outside a branch of one Iraq's most powerful paramilitary groups shot and killed a protester on Friday while trying to push back a crowd, police sources said, ratcheting up tensions over a lack of basic services sweeping southern cities.

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