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FILE PHOTO: White House senior adviser Jared Kushner speaks at the "Peace to Prosperity" conference in Manama, Bahrain, June 25, 2019. Peace to Prosperity Workshop/Handout via REUTERS

A U.S.-led conference in Bahrain designed to drum up investment in the Palestinian economy and pave a path to peace with Israel has gone largely unremarked by Israelis preoccupied with a political crisis and their arch-foe Iran.

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FILE PHOTO: A general view of Bushehr nuclear power plant, 1,200 km (746 miles) south of Tehran, August 21, 2010. REUTERS/Raheb Homavandi

Iran is on course to breach a threshold in its nuclear agreement with world powers within days by accumulating more enriched uranium than permitted, although it has not done so yet, diplomats said, citing the latest data from U.N. inspectors.

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Protesters gather outside the Department of Justice during a demonstration demanding that Hong Kong's leaders step down and withdraw the extradition bill, in Hong Kong, China June 27, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Hong Kong was plunged into chaos again on Thursday as protesters rallied outside the justice secretary's offices, blocking roads and forcing workers to leave in the latest unrest to rock the city over an extradition bill that has now been suspended.

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Police officers are seen at the site of an explosion in downtown Tunis, Tunisia, June 27, 2019. REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi

Two suicide bombers blew themselves up in separate attacks on police in the Tunisian capital on Thursday, killing one police officer and wounding several other people, the government said.

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel receives water as she was seen shaking meeting President Frank-Walter Steinmeier in Berlin, Germany, June 27, 2019, her second shaking bout within two weeks.    REUTERS/Reuters TV

German Chancellor Angela Merkel was seen shaking as she met President Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Thursday, her second such bout within two weeks, but her spokesman said she was fine and she continued with her duties.

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A U.S.-proposed $9 billion aid package could tempt Egypt with long-sought financing to transform its strife-torn Sinai peninsula, but analysts say political risks are likely to outweigh any potential financial benefit.

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Chinese President Xi Jinping and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shake hands at the start of talks at a hotel, prior to the G20 Summit at the International Exhibition Center in Osaka, western Japan, June 27, 2019. Kimimasa Mayama/Pool via REUTERS

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Thursday he wanted to elevate ties with China to create a new era for Asia's biggest economies, and invited President to Xi Jinping to Japan next spring.

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French President Emmanuel Macron speaks during a news conference after the European Union leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium, June 21, 2019. REUTERS/Piroschka van de Wouw

French President Emmanuel Macron warned Iran on Thursday not to quit its 2015 nuclear deal or give signals that it intended to do so, and said he would discuss efforts to avoid military escalation with U.S. President Donald Trump.

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FILE PHOTO: Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister Ali Babacan arrives for a G-20 finance ministers meeting during the World Bank/IMF annual meetings in Washington October 10, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo

Two senior figures in Turkish President’s Tayyip Erdogan's ruling party are planning to launch a rival political group this year, people familiar with the matter said, a move that could further erode support for the country’s long-time leader on the heels of a stinging electoral defeat in Istanbul.

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A man holds a laptop computer as cyber code is projected on him in this illustration picture taken on May 13, 2017.  REUTERS/Kacper Pempel/Illustration

The Dutch intelligence agency (AIVD) on Thursday warned of the escalating threat of state-backed cyber espionage, saying the Netherlands was particularly vulnerable as a hub for international business, telecoms and human rights groups.

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Migrants board a vehicle of the National Migration Institute (INM) after they were stopped from crossing illegally into El Paso, Texas, United States, in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico June 26, 2019. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

A Mexican migrant shelter is raising concern over what it said was an unauthorized attempt by Mexico's National Guard to enter the facility and question migrants.

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U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper told NATO allies on Thursday that the United States did not want to go to war with Iran but said it could not tolerate any further incidents, according to allied diplomats present.

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U.S. President Donald Trump arrives aboard Air Force One at Osaka International Airport in Toyonaka, Osaka prefecture, Japan June 27, 2019. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

U.S. President Donald Trump is set to hold much-anticipated trade talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Osaka at 11:30 a.m. (0230 GMT) on Saturday, a White House spokesman told reporters on Wednesday.

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Ekrem Imamoglu, mayoral candidate of the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP), greets supporters at a rally of in Beylikduzu district, in Istanbul, Turkey, June 23, 2019. REUTERS/Kemal Aslan

Through his 16 years in power, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has been able to rely on the pious electorate of Istanbul's Eyup district, where for centuries Ottoman sultans received their ceremonial sword after ascending to the throne.

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Masked protesters wearing yellow vests build barricades during clashes with riot police as part of the traditional May Day labour union march with French unions and yellow vests protesters in Paris, France, May 1, 2019.  REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

The worst of the impact on the French economy of the yellow-vest protests, which rocked city centers across France last winter, is yet to come, a report said, predicting a wave of bankruptcies among small businesses in the second half of the year.

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The bodies of Salvadoran migrant Oscar Alberto Martinez Ramirez and his daughter Valeria are seen after they drowned in the Rio Bravo river while trying to reach the United States, in Matamoros, in Tamaulipas state, Mexico June 24, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer

A harrowing photo of a Salvadoran migrant and his young daughter who drowned in the Rio Grande at the U.S.-Mexico border became the focus on Wednesday of a U.S. political debate over President Donald Trump's asylum policies.

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A general view shows a U.S. Border Patrol agent guarding a section of the border fence between Mexico and the United States as pictured from Tijuana, Mexico June 20, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Duenes

Frustrated by a long wait in Mexico for his U.S. asylum application and fearful of being returned to El Salvador, 30-year-old Omar Gonzalez said he would pay a smuggler to take him on the perilous journey north across the border to the United States.

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Rosa Ramirez, mother of Oscar Alberto Martinez Ramirez, a migrant who drowned in the Rio Grande River with his daughter Valeria during their journey to the U.S., is pictured at her house in the Altavista neighbourhood in San Martin, El Salvador June 26, 2019. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas

The mother of a Salvadoran man who drowned with his young daughter while trying to reach U.S. soil, becoming a global symbol of the perils of migration, said she had urged her son not to leave, fearing danger would meet him on the long journey north.

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Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi and Maltese President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca (partly hidden) attend a welcomeing ceremony at the start of his two-day state visit to Malta, in Valletta, Malta February 5, 2019.  REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi, 92, was on Thursday brought to a military hospital after suffering a "severe health crisis", the presidency said on Thursday.

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Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte arrives at the European Union leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium, June 21, 2019. REUTERS/Piroschka van de Wouw

Rome is holding a "constructive" dialogue with the European Commission to avoid a disciplinary procedure on the country's budget, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Thursday.

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FILE PHOTO: White House senior adviser Jared Kushner speaks at the "Peace to Prosperity" conference in Manama, Bahrain, June 25, 2019. Peace to Prosperity Workshop/Handout via REUTERS

A U.S.-led conference in Bahrain designed to drum up investment in the Palestinian economy and pave a path to peace with Israel has gone largely unremarked by Israelis preoccupied with a political crisis and their arch-foe Iran.

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FILE PHOTO: A general view of Bushehr nuclear power plant, 1,200 km (746 miles) south of Tehran, August 21, 2010. REUTERS/Raheb Homavandi

Iran is on course to breach a threshold in its nuclear agreement with world powers within days by accumulating more enriched uranium than permitted, although it has not done so yet, diplomats said, citing the latest data from U.N. inspectors.

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Protesters gather outside the Department of Justice during a demonstration demanding that Hong Kong's leaders step down and withdraw the extradition bill, in Hong Kong, China June 27, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Hong Kong was plunged into chaos again on Thursday as protesters rallied outside the justice secretary's offices, blocking roads and forcing workers to leave in the latest unrest to rock the city over an extradition bill that has now been suspended.

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Police officers are seen at the site of an explosion in downtown Tunis, Tunisia, June 27, 2019. REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi

Two suicide bombers blew themselves up in separate attacks on police in the Tunisian capital on Thursday, killing one police officer and wounding several other people, the government said.

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel receives water as she was seen shaking meeting President Frank-Walter Steinmeier in Berlin, Germany, June 27, 2019, her second shaking bout within two weeks.    REUTERS/Reuters TV

German Chancellor Angela Merkel was seen shaking as she met President Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Thursday, her second such bout within two weeks, but her spokesman said she was fine and she continued with her duties.

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A U.S.-proposed $9 billion aid package could tempt Egypt with long-sought financing to transform its strife-torn Sinai peninsula, but analysts say political risks are likely to outweigh any potential financial benefit.

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Chinese President Xi Jinping and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shake hands at the start of talks at a hotel, prior to the G20 Summit at the International Exhibition Center in Osaka, western Japan, June 27, 2019. Kimimasa Mayama/Pool via REUTERS

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Thursday he wanted to elevate ties with China to create a new era for Asia's biggest economies, and invited President to Xi Jinping to Japan next spring.

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French President Emmanuel Macron speaks during a news conference after the European Union leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium, June 21, 2019. REUTERS/Piroschka van de Wouw

French President Emmanuel Macron warned Iran on Thursday not to quit its 2015 nuclear deal or give signals that it intended to do so, and said he would discuss efforts to avoid military escalation with U.S. President Donald Trump.

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FILE PHOTO: Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister Ali Babacan arrives for a G-20 finance ministers meeting during the World Bank/IMF annual meetings in Washington October 10, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo

Two senior figures in Turkish President’s Tayyip Erdogan's ruling party are planning to launch a rival political group this year, people familiar with the matter said, a move that could further erode support for the country’s long-time leader on the heels of a stinging electoral defeat in Istanbul.

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A man holds a laptop computer as cyber code is projected on him in this illustration picture taken on May 13, 2017.  REUTERS/Kacper Pempel/Illustration

The Dutch intelligence agency (AIVD) on Thursday warned of the escalating threat of state-backed cyber espionage, saying the Netherlands was particularly vulnerable as a hub for international business, telecoms and human rights groups.

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Migrants board a vehicle of the National Migration Institute (INM) after they were stopped from crossing illegally into El Paso, Texas, United States, in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico June 26, 2019. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

A Mexican migrant shelter is raising concern over what it said was an unauthorized attempt by Mexico's National Guard to enter the facility and question migrants.

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U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper told NATO allies on Thursday that the United States did not want to go to war with Iran but said it could not tolerate any further incidents, according to allied diplomats present.

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U.S. President Donald Trump arrives aboard Air Force One at Osaka International Airport in Toyonaka, Osaka prefecture, Japan June 27, 2019. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

U.S. President Donald Trump is set to hold much-anticipated trade talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Osaka at 11:30 a.m. (0230 GMT) on Saturday, a White House spokesman told reporters on Wednesday.

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Ekrem Imamoglu, mayoral candidate of the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP), greets supporters at a rally of in Beylikduzu district, in Istanbul, Turkey, June 23, 2019. REUTERS/Kemal Aslan

Through his 16 years in power, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has been able to rely on the pious electorate of Istanbul's Eyup district, where for centuries Ottoman sultans received their ceremonial sword after ascending to the throne.

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Masked protesters wearing yellow vests build barricades during clashes with riot police as part of the traditional May Day labour union march with French unions and yellow vests protesters in Paris, France, May 1, 2019.  REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

The worst of the impact on the French economy of the yellow-vest protests, which rocked city centers across France last winter, is yet to come, a report said, predicting a wave of bankruptcies among small businesses in the second half of the year.

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The bodies of Salvadoran migrant Oscar Alberto Martinez Ramirez and his daughter Valeria are seen after they drowned in the Rio Bravo river while trying to reach the United States, in Matamoros, in Tamaulipas state, Mexico June 24, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer

A harrowing photo of a Salvadoran migrant and his young daughter who drowned in the Rio Grande at the U.S.-Mexico border became the focus on Wednesday of a U.S. political debate over President Donald Trump's asylum policies.

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A general view shows a U.S. Border Patrol agent guarding a section of the border fence between Mexico and the United States as pictured from Tijuana, Mexico June 20, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Duenes

Frustrated by a long wait in Mexico for his U.S. asylum application and fearful of being returned to El Salvador, 30-year-old Omar Gonzalez said he would pay a smuggler to take him on the perilous journey north across the border to the United States.

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Rosa Ramirez, mother of Oscar Alberto Martinez Ramirez, a migrant who drowned in the Rio Grande River with his daughter Valeria during their journey to the U.S., is pictured at her house in the Altavista neighbourhood in San Martin, El Salvador June 26, 2019. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas

The mother of a Salvadoran man who drowned with his young daughter while trying to reach U.S. soil, becoming a global symbol of the perils of migration, said she had urged her son not to leave, fearing danger would meet him on the long journey north.

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Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi and Maltese President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca (partly hidden) attend a welcomeing ceremony at the start of his two-day state visit to Malta, in Valletta, Malta February 5, 2019.  REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi, 92, was on Thursday brought to a military hospital after suffering a "severe health crisis", the presidency said on Thursday.

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Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte arrives at the European Union leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium, June 21, 2019. REUTERS/Piroschka van de Wouw

Rome is holding a "constructive" dialogue with the European Commission to avoid a disciplinary procedure on the country's budget, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Thursday.

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