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The motorcade waits for the arrival of U.S. President Donald Trump on the tarmac of the Helsinki International Airport in Vantaa, Finland, July 15, 2018. Lehtikuva/Antti Aimo-Koivisto via REUTERS

After months of exchanging long-distance compliments, Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin sit down on Monday for their first ever summit, a potential political minefield at home for the U.S. president but a geopolitical win for his Russian counterpart.

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An anti-government protester takes part in a caravan of car and motorcycles to demand an end to violence in Ticuantepe, Nicaragua July 15, 2018.REUTERS/Oswaldo Rivas

Nicaraguan police and paramilitary groups loyal to President Daniel Ortega killed at least 10 people on Sunday, a human rights association said, as the death toll from violent clashes in the Central American country continues to rise.

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Britain's Prime Minister, Theresa May, leaves the BBC after appearing on the Andrew Marr Show, in central London, Britain July 15, 2018.  REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

Prime Minister Theresa May will face the anger of Brexit supporters in her party on Monday when they try to force her to change course on her strategy for leaving the European Union.

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FILE PHOTO: Tunisian's President Beji Caid Essebsi attends a news conference with French President Emmanuel Macron in Tunis, Tunisia, January 31, 2018. REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi

Tunisia's president called on Sunday for Prime Minister Youssef Chahed to step down or seek a confidence quote if the country's political and economic crisis continues, withdrawing his support for the premier, who has clashed with the president's son.

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Ousted Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif sits on a plane after landing at the Allama Iqbal International Airport in Lahore, Pakistan, July 13, 2018. REUTERS/ Drazen Jorgic

Pakistani authorities have opened a criminal investigation into leaders of jailed former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's political party under an anti-terrorism law, 10 days before a hotly contested general election, according to police documents.

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FILE PHOTO: Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks in Tehran September 14, 2007. REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl//File Photo

Iran's supreme leader on Sunday called on state bodies to support the government of President Hassan Rouhani in fighting looming U.S. economic sanctions, saying America's "conspiracy" could be defeated, according to his official website.

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Eritrea's President Isaias Afwerki and Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed hold hands during a concert at the Millennium Hall in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia July 15, 2018. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri

Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki preached love and unity on Sunday at a concert attended by thousands of flag-waving guests, part of a rapprochement between the two nations after years of hostility.

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FILE PHOTO: Detained Reuters journalist Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo sit beside police officers as they leave Insein court in Yangon, Myanmar July 9, 2018. REUTERS/Ann Wang

Two jailed Reuters reporters on trial in Myanmar accused of obtaining secret state documents will testify in court from Monday, in a case that is seen as a test of press freedom in the fledgling democracy.

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The father of Palestinian teenager Amir Al-Namara, who was killed in an Israeli air strike, mourns over his body during his funeral in Gaza City July 15, 2018. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

A ceasefire largely held on Sunday along a tense Gaza-Israel border on Sunday following a day of fierce fighting, but Israel remained on high alert and boosted its air defenses in case hostilities resume.

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FILE PHOTO: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo addresses a news conference alongside South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha and Japan's Foreign Minister Taro Kono at the Foreign Ministry in Seoul, South Korea June 14, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Hong-ji/File Photo

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that talks on Sunday between U.S. and North Korean officials to discuss the return of remains of U.S. service members killed in the 1950-53 Korean War "resulted in firm commitments" and that there would be a follow-up meeting on Monday.

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Catholic bishops on Saturday secured the release of dozens of Nicaraguan student protesters trapped overnight inside in a church under a hail of gunfire from armed pro-government supporters, who killed at least one person inside, a human rights group said.

Catholic bishops on Saturday secured the release of dozens of Nicaraguan student protesters trapped overnight inside in a church under a hail of gunfire from armed pro-government supporters, who killed at least one person inside, a human rights group said.

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U.S. President Donald Trump gestures as he arrives at Helsinki-Vantaa airport in Vantaa, Finland, July 15, 2018. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

On the eve of his meeting with Russia's Vladimir Putin, U.S. President Donald Trump rattled allies once more by labeling the European Union a "foe" with regard to trade.

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Fire from fighting is seen from Quneitra, Syria July 15, 2018. REUTERS/Alaa al Faqir

Syrian government forces widened their offensive in the country's southwest on Sunday to Quneitra province, a region adjoining the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, a war monitor and rebel sources said.

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Syrian state media said on Sunday that Israeli rockets had hit a Syrian military position near Nairab airport on the outskirts of the city of Aleppo.

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Five miners died on Sunday in a fire at a South African copper mine operated by unlisted Palabora Mining Company, the company said in a statement.

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Kenya Power's Chief Executive Officer gave himself up to police on Sunday and was in their custody, police said, a day after the east African country said it wanted to charge him over alleged economic crimes.

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The last Syrian Kurdish YPG fighters left the northern Syrian town of Manbij on Sunday, the militia controlling the town said, fulfilling a longstanding Turkish demand that the YPG withdraw.

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A woman shouts slogans during a demonstration against the Moroccan court after the jailing of Moroccan activist and leader of "Hirak", Nasser Zefzafi, and a number of other activists, in the Moroccan capital of Rabat, Morocco July 15, 2018. REUTERS/Youssef Boudlal

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Morocco's capital Rabat on Sunday to demonstrate against the jailing of leaders of a protest movement in the predominantly Berber region of Rif.

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FILE PHOTO: An APC flag is pictured at the All Progressive Congress (APC) national headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria July 5, 2018. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde/File Photo

Nigeria's ruling party won a governorship election in southwestern Ekiti state, officials said, unseating the opposition and giving President Muhammadu Buhari a boost ahead of national polls next year.

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Migrants, intercepted aboard two dinghies off the coast in the Strait of Gibraltar, wait on a rescue boat to disembark after arriving at the port of Tarifa, southern Spain July 15, 2018. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Italy will allow some migrants to disembark in Sicily from two ships which picked up 450 asylum seekers from an overcrowded boat, Italy's Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said on Sunday on TV channel RaiNews24.

World News11 minutes ago

The motorcade waits for the arrival of U.S. President Donald Trump on the tarmac of the Helsinki International Airport in Vantaa, Finland, July 15, 2018. Lehtikuva/Antti Aimo-Koivisto via REUTERS

After months of exchanging long-distance compliments, Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin sit down on Monday for their first ever summit, a potential political minefield at home for the U.S. president but a geopolitical win for his Russian counterpart.

World News16 minutes ago

An anti-government protester takes part in a caravan of car and motorcycles to demand an end to violence in Ticuantepe, Nicaragua July 15, 2018.REUTERS/Oswaldo Rivas

Nicaraguan police and paramilitary groups loyal to President Daniel Ortega killed at least 10 people on Sunday, a human rights association said, as the death toll from violent clashes in the Central American country continues to rise.

Brexit2 hours ago

Britain's Prime Minister, Theresa May, leaves the BBC after appearing on the Andrew Marr Show, in central London, Britain July 15, 2018.  REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

Prime Minister Theresa May will face the anger of Brexit supporters in her party on Monday when they try to force her to change course on her strategy for leaving the European Union.

World News3 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Tunisian's President Beji Caid Essebsi attends a news conference with French President Emmanuel Macron in Tunis, Tunisia, January 31, 2018. REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi

Tunisia's president called on Sunday for Prime Minister Youssef Chahed to step down or seek a confidence quote if the country's political and economic crisis continues, withdrawing his support for the premier, who has clashed with the president's son.

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Ousted Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif sits on a plane after landing at the Allama Iqbal International Airport in Lahore, Pakistan, July 13, 2018. REUTERS/ Drazen Jorgic

Pakistani authorities have opened a criminal investigation into leaders of jailed former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's political party under an anti-terrorism law, 10 days before a hotly contested general election, according to police documents.

World News4 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks in Tehran September 14, 2007. REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl//File Photo

Iran's supreme leader on Sunday called on state bodies to support the government of President Hassan Rouhani in fighting looming U.S. economic sanctions, saying America's "conspiracy" could be defeated, according to his official website.

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Eritrea's President Isaias Afwerki and Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed hold hands during a concert at the Millennium Hall in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia July 15, 2018. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri

Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki preached love and unity on Sunday at a concert attended by thousands of flag-waving guests, part of a rapprochement between the two nations after years of hostility.

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FILE PHOTO: Detained Reuters journalist Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo sit beside police officers as they leave Insein court in Yangon, Myanmar July 9, 2018. REUTERS/Ann Wang

Two jailed Reuters reporters on trial in Myanmar accused of obtaining secret state documents will testify in court from Monday, in a case that is seen as a test of press freedom in the fledgling democracy.

World News8 hours ago

The father of Palestinian teenager Amir Al-Namara, who was killed in an Israeli air strike, mourns over his body during his funeral in Gaza City July 15, 2018. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

A ceasefire largely held on Sunday along a tense Gaza-Israel border on Sunday following a day of fierce fighting, but Israel remained on high alert and boosted its air defenses in case hostilities resume.

World News9 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo addresses a news conference alongside South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha and Japan's Foreign Minister Taro Kono at the Foreign Ministry in Seoul, South Korea June 14, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Hong-ji/File Photo

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that talks on Sunday between U.S. and North Korean officials to discuss the return of remains of U.S. service members killed in the 1950-53 Korean War "resulted in firm commitments" and that there would be a follow-up meeting on Monday.

World News3 hours ago

Catholic bishops on Saturday secured the release of dozens of Nicaraguan student protesters trapped overnight inside in a church under a hail of gunfire from armed pro-government supporters, who killed at least one person inside, a human rights group said.

Catholic bishops on Saturday secured the release of dozens of Nicaraguan student protesters trapped overnight inside in a church under a hail of gunfire from armed pro-government supporters, who killed at least one person inside, a human rights group said.

World News3 hours ago

U.S. President Donald Trump gestures as he arrives at Helsinki-Vantaa airport in Vantaa, Finland, July 15, 2018. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

On the eve of his meeting with Russia's Vladimir Putin, U.S. President Donald Trump rattled allies once more by labeling the European Union a "foe" with regard to trade.

World News4 hours ago

Fire from fighting is seen from Quneitra, Syria July 15, 2018. REUTERS/Alaa al Faqir

Syrian government forces widened their offensive in the country's southwest on Sunday to Quneitra province, a region adjoining the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, a war monitor and rebel sources said.

World News4 hours ago

Syrian state media said on Sunday that Israeli rockets had hit a Syrian military position near Nairab airport on the outskirts of the city of Aleppo.

World News5 hours ago

Five miners died on Sunday in a fire at a South African copper mine operated by unlisted Palabora Mining Company, the company said in a statement.

World News5 hours ago

Kenya Power's Chief Executive Officer gave himself up to police on Sunday and was in their custody, police said, a day after the east African country said it wanted to charge him over alleged economic crimes.

World News5 hours ago

The last Syrian Kurdish YPG fighters left the northern Syrian town of Manbij on Sunday, the militia controlling the town said, fulfilling a longstanding Turkish demand that the YPG withdraw.

World News6 hours ago

A woman shouts slogans during a demonstration against the Moroccan court after the jailing of Moroccan activist and leader of "Hirak", Nasser Zefzafi, and a number of other activists, in the Moroccan capital of Rabat, Morocco July 15, 2018. REUTERS/Youssef Boudlal

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Morocco's capital Rabat on Sunday to demonstrate against the jailing of leaders of a protest movement in the predominantly Berber region of Rif.

World News6 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: An APC flag is pictured at the All Progressive Congress (APC) national headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria July 5, 2018. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde/File Photo

Nigeria's ruling party won a governorship election in southwestern Ekiti state, officials said, unseating the opposition and giving President Muhammadu Buhari a boost ahead of national polls next year.

World News6 hours ago

Migrants, intercepted aboard two dinghies off the coast in the Strait of Gibraltar, wait on a rescue boat to disembark after arriving at the port of Tarifa, southern Spain July 15, 2018. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Italy will allow some migrants to disembark in Sicily from two ships which picked up 450 asylum seekers from an overcrowded boat, Italy's Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said on Sunday on TV channel RaiNews24.

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