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U.S. President Donald Trump speaks about his summit meeting in Finland with Russia's President Vladimir Putin at the start of a meeting with members of the U.S. Congress at the White House in Washington, July 17, 2018.   REUTERS/Leah Millis

President Donald Trump said on Wednesday his meeting with Vladimir Putin would lead to "big results," in a continuing bid to calm a storm over his failure to criticize the Russian leader for Moscow's actions to undermine the 2016 U.S. election.

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FILE PHOTO: Head of the Iranian Atomic Energy Organization Ali Akbar Salehi attends the lecture "Iran after the agreement: Hopes & Concerns" in Vienna, Austria, September 28, 2016.   REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger/File Photo

Iran has built a factory that can produce rotors for up to 60 centrifuges a day, the head of its atomic agency said on Wednesday, upping the stakes in a confrontation with Washington over the Islamic Republic's nuclear work.

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The 12 boys and their soccer coach who were rescued from a flooded cave arrive for a news conference in the northern province of Chiang Rai, Thailand, July 18, 2018. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

The 12 boys and their soccer coach rescued from a flooded cave in Thailand recounted details of their ordeal on Wednesday, at their first public appearance, during which they waved, smiled and offered traditional "wai" greetings on a national broadcast.

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Turkish soldiers patrol outside the Aliaga Prison and Courthouse complex in Izmir, Turkey July 18, 2018. REUTERS/Kemal Aslan

A Turkish court decided on Wednesday to keep an American pastor in jail, dashing hopes that he could be released during his trial on terrorism and spying charges, a case that has deepened a rift with NATO ally Washington.

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Former US President Barack Obama speaks during his town hall meeting for the Obama Foundation at the African Leadership Academy in Johannesburg, South Africa, July 18, 2018. Themba Hadebe/Pool via REUTERS

Former U.S. president Barack Obama advised talented young Africans on Wednesday to drive change at home rather than emigrating, and urged their governments to do more to curb a brain drain.

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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street in Westminster, London, Britain, July 18, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday her government has begun negotiations with the European Union based on her hard-won Brexit plan, pressing on with a proposal roundly criticized by both wings of her Conservative Party.

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Nineteen people died when a boat carrying 150 migrants sank off the coast of northern Cyprus and rescuers were searching for 25 other people, Turkey's coast guard said on Wednesday.

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Albermar Dominguez works at Nedraki's office in the Simon Bolivar University in Caracas, Venezuela July 4, 2018.  REUTERS/Marco Bello

Two young engineers have found an opportunity amid a collapsing economy in Venezuela - inside a garbage dump full of broken electronic hardware.

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FILE PHOTO: A U.S. Predator unmanned drone armed with a missile stands on the tarmac of Kandahar military airport June 13, 2010.  REUTERS/Massoud Hossaini/File Photo

The United States has offered India the armed version of Guardian drones that were originally authorized for sale as unarmed for surveillance purposes, a senior U.S. official and an industry source told Reuters.

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FILE PHOTO: Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau holds a news conference after participating in the NATO Summit in Brussels, Belgium July 12, 2018. REUTERS/Reinhard Krause

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who faces a tough re-election bid in October 2019, shuffled his cabinet on Wednesday in an effort to tackle his most serious domestic and international challenges.

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FILE PHOTO: Former British Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson, leaves his home at Carlton House Terrace, in central London, Britain July 11, 2018.  REUTERS/Simon Dawson

Britain's former foreign secretary Boris Johnson accused Prime Minister Theresa May of betraying millions of Brexit voters and urged the government to rethink its strategy, adding that the country would never again have the chance to get it right.

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Nigeria has opened a new Chinese-built light railway network in the capital Abuja after 11 years of construction, a rare transport project in a nation where economic growth has been stymied for generations by a lack of infrastructure development.

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More than 100 buses arrived on Wednesday to evacuate thousands of people from two loyalist Syrian villages that are besieged by rebels in the northwest, under a deal in which the government is expected to release hundreds of detainees.

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Russia's defense ministry said on Wednesday Russian and Syrian authorities had set up a refugee center in Syria to help refugees return home from abroad.

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A pro-government supporter sits in a barricade after clashes with demonstrators in the indigenous community of Monimbo in Masaya, Nicaragua July 17, 2018. REUTERS/Oswaldo Rivas

Hundreds of police and supporters of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega stormed a major stronghold of anti-government protesters on Tuesday, tearing down cobblestone barricades in a symbolic blow against efforts to oust the Sandinista leader.

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Romania must give residency rights to the same-sex spouses of European Union citizens, the socially conservative country's top court ruled on Wednesday.

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FILE PHOTO: Britain's Prime Minister, Theresa May speaks at the Farnborough Airshow, in Farnborough, Britain July 16, 2018.  Matt Cardy/Pool via REUTERS

British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday there was enough time to negotiate a Brexit deal with the European Union.

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Two Britons were jailed on Wednesday after being convicted of belonging to a banned white supremacist group following a trial in which another defendant had earlier pleaded guilty to plotting to kill an elected Member of Parliament (MP).

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The world's chemical weapons watchdog said on Wednesday it has collected samples to identify the substance believed to have caused the July 8 death of a British woman in Amesbury, England, and sickened her partner.

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Slovak authorities have extradited an asylum seeker from the Russian Caucasus region of Ingushetia to Russia, the Justice Ministry said on Wednesday, despite protests by rights watchdogs and a UN Human Rights Committee ruling.

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U.S. President Donald Trump speaks about his summit meeting in Finland with Russia's President Vladimir Putin at the start of a meeting with members of the U.S. Congress at the White House in Washington, July 17, 2018.   REUTERS/Leah Millis

President Donald Trump said on Wednesday his meeting with Vladimir Putin would lead to "big results," in a continuing bid to calm a storm over his failure to criticize the Russian leader for Moscow's actions to undermine the 2016 U.S. election.

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FILE PHOTO: Head of the Iranian Atomic Energy Organization Ali Akbar Salehi attends the lecture "Iran after the agreement: Hopes & Concerns" in Vienna, Austria, September 28, 2016.   REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger/File Photo

Iran has built a factory that can produce rotors for up to 60 centrifuges a day, the head of its atomic agency said on Wednesday, upping the stakes in a confrontation with Washington over the Islamic Republic's nuclear work.

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The 12 boys and their soccer coach who were rescued from a flooded cave arrive for a news conference in the northern province of Chiang Rai, Thailand, July 18, 2018. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

The 12 boys and their soccer coach rescued from a flooded cave in Thailand recounted details of their ordeal on Wednesday, at their first public appearance, during which they waved, smiled and offered traditional "wai" greetings on a national broadcast.

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Turkish soldiers patrol outside the Aliaga Prison and Courthouse complex in Izmir, Turkey July 18, 2018. REUTERS/Kemal Aslan

A Turkish court decided on Wednesday to keep an American pastor in jail, dashing hopes that he could be released during his trial on terrorism and spying charges, a case that has deepened a rift with NATO ally Washington.

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Former US President Barack Obama speaks during his town hall meeting for the Obama Foundation at the African Leadership Academy in Johannesburg, South Africa, July 18, 2018. Themba Hadebe/Pool via REUTERS

Former U.S. president Barack Obama advised talented young Africans on Wednesday to drive change at home rather than emigrating, and urged their governments to do more to curb a brain drain.

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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street in Westminster, London, Britain, July 18, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday her government has begun negotiations with the European Union based on her hard-won Brexit plan, pressing on with a proposal roundly criticized by both wings of her Conservative Party.

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Nineteen people died when a boat carrying 150 migrants sank off the coast of northern Cyprus and rescuers were searching for 25 other people, Turkey's coast guard said on Wednesday.

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Albermar Dominguez works at Nedraki's office in the Simon Bolivar University in Caracas, Venezuela July 4, 2018.  REUTERS/Marco Bello

Two young engineers have found an opportunity amid a collapsing economy in Venezuela - inside a garbage dump full of broken electronic hardware.

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FILE PHOTO: A U.S. Predator unmanned drone armed with a missile stands on the tarmac of Kandahar military airport June 13, 2010.  REUTERS/Massoud Hossaini/File Photo

The United States has offered India the armed version of Guardian drones that were originally authorized for sale as unarmed for surveillance purposes, a senior U.S. official and an industry source told Reuters.

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FILE PHOTO: Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau holds a news conference after participating in the NATO Summit in Brussels, Belgium July 12, 2018. REUTERS/Reinhard Krause

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who faces a tough re-election bid in October 2019, shuffled his cabinet on Wednesday in an effort to tackle his most serious domestic and international challenges.

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FILE PHOTO: Former British Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson, leaves his home at Carlton House Terrace, in central London, Britain July 11, 2018.  REUTERS/Simon Dawson

Britain's former foreign secretary Boris Johnson accused Prime Minister Theresa May of betraying millions of Brexit voters and urged the government to rethink its strategy, adding that the country would never again have the chance to get it right.

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Nigeria has opened a new Chinese-built light railway network in the capital Abuja after 11 years of construction, a rare transport project in a nation where economic growth has been stymied for generations by a lack of infrastructure development.

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More than 100 buses arrived on Wednesday to evacuate thousands of people from two loyalist Syrian villages that are besieged by rebels in the northwest, under a deal in which the government is expected to release hundreds of detainees.

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Russia's defense ministry said on Wednesday Russian and Syrian authorities had set up a refugee center in Syria to help refugees return home from abroad.

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A pro-government supporter sits in a barricade after clashes with demonstrators in the indigenous community of Monimbo in Masaya, Nicaragua July 17, 2018. REUTERS/Oswaldo Rivas

Hundreds of police and supporters of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega stormed a major stronghold of anti-government protesters on Tuesday, tearing down cobblestone barricades in a symbolic blow against efforts to oust the Sandinista leader.

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Romania must give residency rights to the same-sex spouses of European Union citizens, the socially conservative country's top court ruled on Wednesday.

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FILE PHOTO: Britain's Prime Minister, Theresa May speaks at the Farnborough Airshow, in Farnborough, Britain July 16, 2018.  Matt Cardy/Pool via REUTERS

British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday there was enough time to negotiate a Brexit deal with the European Union.

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Two Britons were jailed on Wednesday after being convicted of belonging to a banned white supremacist group following a trial in which another defendant had earlier pleaded guilty to plotting to kill an elected Member of Parliament (MP).

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The world's chemical weapons watchdog said on Wednesday it has collected samples to identify the substance believed to have caused the July 8 death of a British woman in Amesbury, England, and sickened her partner.

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Slovak authorities have extradited an asylum seeker from the Russian Caucasus region of Ingushetia to Russia, the Justice Ministry said on Wednesday, despite protests by rights watchdogs and a UN Human Rights Committee ruling.

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