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The Pentagon on Thursday tested a conventionally configured ground-launched ballistic missile, a test that would have been prohibited under the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty.

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FILE PHOTO: Malta's Prime Minister Joseph Muscat attends the European Union leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium December 12, 2019. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Malta's Prime Minister Joseph Muscat should resign immediately to avoid risks of political interference with the investigation into the murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, the European Parliament told EU leaders on Thursday.

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FILE PHOTO: Conservative Party leader and Leader of the Official Opposition Andrew Scheer speaks to reporters after meeting with Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario Canada November 12, 2019.  REUTERS/Patrick Doyle

Canada's Conservative Party leader Andrew Scheer, who lost the October election to Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, announced on Thursday in the House of Commons that he has decided to resign.

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Libya's parliament speaker Aguila Saleh, Greek parliament speaker Konstantinos Tasoulas and Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias make a joint statement following their meeting, at the parliament in Athens, Greece December 12, 2019. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

The head of Libya's eastern-based parliament on Thursday said he disagreed with an accord between Libya and Turkey establishing maritime boundaries which has infuriated Athens.

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Finland's Prime Minister Sanna Marin attends the European Union leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium December 12, 2019. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

New Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin brushed aside the media frenzy over her appointment as the world's youngest serving head of government at age 34, pledging a sharp focus on climate policies as she made her debut at an EU summit.

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Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi leaves the International Court of Justice (ICJ), the top United Nations court, during court hearings in a case filed by Gambia against Myanmar alleging genocide against the minority Muslim Rohingya population, in The Hague, Netherlands December 12, 2019.  REUTERS/Eva Plevier

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Thursday said her country's military justice system needed to be given the chance to work and asked the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to drop the genocide case against it.

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Demonstrators burn a copy of Citizenship Amendment Bill, a bill that seeks to give citizenship to religious minorities persecuted in neighbouring Muslim countries, during a protest in New Delhi, India, December 12, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Violent mobs in India's northeastern state of Assam torched buildings and clashed with police on Thursday, leaving two dead and 11 with bullet wounds, as protests grew over a new citizenship law for non-Muslim minorities from some neighboring countries.

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The Chilean Air Force says it has located debris believed to be from a cargo plane that crashed this week with 38 people aboard over a remote stretch of frigid sea between South America and the Antarctic. Adam Reed reports.

The Chilean Air Force said on Thursday it has recovered human remains in the search for an Antarctica-bound plane that crashed earlier this week with 38 people on board.

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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson arrives with his dog Dilyn at a polling station, at the Methodist Central Hall, to vote in the general election in London, Britain, December 12, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Voters went to the polls on Thursday in an election that will pave the way for Brexit under Prime Minister Boris Johnson or propel Britain towards another referendum that could ultimately reverse the decision to leave the European Union.

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A man holds a placard as anti-government office workers attend a lunch time protest in Hong Kong, China December 12, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Thousands of Hong Kong protesters gathered on Thursday to mark six months since their first major clash with police, when they blocked legislators from advancing an extradition bill that has since been scrapped.

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Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi leaves the International Court of Justice (ICJ), the top United Nations court, during court hearings in a case filed by Gambia against Myanmar alleging genocide against the minority Muslim Rohingya population, in The Hague, Netherlands December 12, 2019.  REUTERS/Eva Plevier

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi called on World Court judges on Thursday to dismiss an accusation of genocide against the country's Rohingya Muslim minority, saying its own justice system should be given the chance to work first.

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Lawmakers of the opposition debate and vote on an impeachment motion against Chile's President Sebastian Pinera, at a session at the congress in Valparaiso, Chile December 12, 2019. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

Chile's lower house began to debate Thursday a move to impeach President Sebastian Pinera over allegations he failed to safeguard human rights during weeks of rioting, a political test that he is likely to survive but may still batter his teetering presidency.

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Islamic State claimed responsibility on Thursday for an attack on a military camp in Niger near the border with Mali on Tuesday, according to a statement issued by a branch of the militant group in the region.

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A suicide bomber blew himself up killing at least seven fighters from an Iraqi paramilitary group near the city of Samarra north of Baghdad on Thursday, the military said in a statement.

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West Africa's top court on Thursday ordered Sierra Leone to revoke a ban on pregnant girls in school, a move activists hope could lead to challenges against similar laws across Africa.

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FILE PHOTO: Former head of Freedom Party (FPOe) Heinz-Christian Strache speaks during a news conference in Vienna, Austria October 1, 2019. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Three Austrian far-right Freedom Party (FPO) city councillors in Vienna left the party on Thursday, a fracture possibly leading to a nationwide split after it crashed out of the coalition government amid the Ibiza corruption scandal.

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European Union flags fly outside the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, December 12, 2019. REUTERS/Yves Herman

European Union leaders are meeting in Brussels on Thursday and Friday for talk on climate, the EU's long-term budget, Brexit, the euro zone and Russia sanctions, among others.

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European Union flags fly outside the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, December 12, 2019. REUTERS/Yves Herman

European Union leaders are meeting in Brussels on Thursday and Friday for talk on climate, the EU's long-term budget, Brexit, the euro zone and Russia sanctions, among others.

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FILE PHOTO: European Union flags fly near the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic set out demands on Thursday that could block agreement on the European Union's new push for climate neutrality by 2050, saying the poor should not have to bear the cost.

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FILE PHOTO: Journalist Pavel Sheremet talks on the air at a radio station in Kiev, Ukraine, October 11, 2015. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Ukrainian police have detained people in connection with the killing in 2016 of the investigative journalist Pavel Sheremet, Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said on Thursday.

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The Pentagon on Thursday tested a conventionally configured ground-launched ballistic missile, a test that would have been prohibited under the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty.

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FILE PHOTO: Malta's Prime Minister Joseph Muscat attends the European Union leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium December 12, 2019. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Malta's Prime Minister Joseph Muscat should resign immediately to avoid risks of political interference with the investigation into the murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, the European Parliament told EU leaders on Thursday.

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FILE PHOTO: Conservative Party leader and Leader of the Official Opposition Andrew Scheer speaks to reporters after meeting with Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario Canada November 12, 2019.  REUTERS/Patrick Doyle

Canada's Conservative Party leader Andrew Scheer, who lost the October election to Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, announced on Thursday in the House of Commons that he has decided to resign.

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Libya's parliament speaker Aguila Saleh, Greek parliament speaker Konstantinos Tasoulas and Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias make a joint statement following their meeting, at the parliament in Athens, Greece December 12, 2019. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

The head of Libya's eastern-based parliament on Thursday said he disagreed with an accord between Libya and Turkey establishing maritime boundaries which has infuriated Athens.

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Finland's Prime Minister Sanna Marin attends the European Union leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium December 12, 2019. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

New Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin brushed aside the media frenzy over her appointment as the world's youngest serving head of government at age 34, pledging a sharp focus on climate policies as she made her debut at an EU summit.

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Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi leaves the International Court of Justice (ICJ), the top United Nations court, during court hearings in a case filed by Gambia against Myanmar alleging genocide against the minority Muslim Rohingya population, in The Hague, Netherlands December 12, 2019.  REUTERS/Eva Plevier

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Thursday said her country's military justice system needed to be given the chance to work and asked the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to drop the genocide case against it.

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Demonstrators burn a copy of Citizenship Amendment Bill, a bill that seeks to give citizenship to religious minorities persecuted in neighbouring Muslim countries, during a protest in New Delhi, India, December 12, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Violent mobs in India's northeastern state of Assam torched buildings and clashed with police on Thursday, leaving two dead and 11 with bullet wounds, as protests grew over a new citizenship law for non-Muslim minorities from some neighboring countries.

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The Chilean Air Force says it has located debris believed to be from a cargo plane that crashed this week with 38 people aboard over a remote stretch of frigid sea between South America and the Antarctic. Adam Reed reports.

The Chilean Air Force said on Thursday it has recovered human remains in the search for an Antarctica-bound plane that crashed earlier this week with 38 people on board.

Brexit2 hours ago

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson arrives with his dog Dilyn at a polling station, at the Methodist Central Hall, to vote in the general election in London, Britain, December 12, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Voters went to the polls on Thursday in an election that will pave the way for Brexit under Prime Minister Boris Johnson or propel Britain towards another referendum that could ultimately reverse the decision to leave the European Union.

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A man holds a placard as anti-government office workers attend a lunch time protest in Hong Kong, China December 12, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Thousands of Hong Kong protesters gathered on Thursday to mark six months since their first major clash with police, when they blocked legislators from advancing an extradition bill that has since been scrapped.

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Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi leaves the International Court of Justice (ICJ), the top United Nations court, during court hearings in a case filed by Gambia against Myanmar alleging genocide against the minority Muslim Rohingya population, in The Hague, Netherlands December 12, 2019.  REUTERS/Eva Plevier

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi called on World Court judges on Thursday to dismiss an accusation of genocide against the country's Rohingya Muslim minority, saying its own justice system should be given the chance to work first.

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Lawmakers of the opposition debate and vote on an impeachment motion against Chile's President Sebastian Pinera, at a session at the congress in Valparaiso, Chile December 12, 2019. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

Chile's lower house began to debate Thursday a move to impeach President Sebastian Pinera over allegations he failed to safeguard human rights during weeks of rioting, a political test that he is likely to survive but may still batter his teetering presidency.

World News24 minutes ago

Islamic State claimed responsibility on Thursday for an attack on a military camp in Niger near the border with Mali on Tuesday, according to a statement issued by a branch of the militant group in the region.

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A suicide bomber blew himself up killing at least seven fighters from an Iraqi paramilitary group near the city of Samarra north of Baghdad on Thursday, the military said in a statement.

World News39 minutes ago

West Africa's top court on Thursday ordered Sierra Leone to revoke a ban on pregnant girls in school, a move activists hope could lead to challenges against similar laws across Africa.

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FILE PHOTO: Former head of Freedom Party (FPOe) Heinz-Christian Strache speaks during a news conference in Vienna, Austria October 1, 2019. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Three Austrian far-right Freedom Party (FPO) city councillors in Vienna left the party on Thursday, a fracture possibly leading to a nationwide split after it crashed out of the coalition government amid the Ibiza corruption scandal.

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European Union flags fly outside the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, December 12, 2019. REUTERS/Yves Herman

European Union leaders are meeting in Brussels on Thursday and Friday for talk on climate, the EU's long-term budget, Brexit, the euro zone and Russia sanctions, among others.

World News43 minutes ago

European Union flags fly outside the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, December 12, 2019. REUTERS/Yves Herman

European Union leaders are meeting in Brussels on Thursday and Friday for talk on climate, the EU's long-term budget, Brexit, the euro zone and Russia sanctions, among others.

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FILE PHOTO: European Union flags fly near the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic set out demands on Thursday that could block agreement on the European Union's new push for climate neutrality by 2050, saying the poor should not have to bear the cost.

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FILE PHOTO: Journalist Pavel Sheremet talks on the air at a radio station in Kiev, Ukraine, October 11, 2015. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Ukrainian police have detained people in connection with the killing in 2016 of the investigative journalist Pavel Sheremet, Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said on Thursday.

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