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U.S. President Donald Trump talks to the media ahead of his departure to Dover, Delaware, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, U.S., January 19, 2019. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he had "an incredible" meeting with North Korea's nuclear envoy Kim Yong Chol and the two sides had made "a lot of progress" on denuclearization.

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FILE PHOTO: German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a news conference after a European Union leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium December 14, 2018. REUTERS/Piroschka Van De Wouw/File Photo

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday she would do all she could to make sure Britain leaves the European Union with an agreement and, striking a conciliatory tone, she felt a responsibility to get an orderly solution.

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People gather at the site of a ruptured pipeline in the municipality of Tlahuelilpan, in Hidalgo, Mexico,  January 18, 2019 in this still image taken from a video obtained from social media. Veronica Monroy/Diario Plaza Juarez/via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. MANDATORY CREDIT. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES

At least 66 people were killed after a pipeline ruptured by suspected fuel thieves exploded in central Mexico, authorities said on Saturday, as President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador defended the army despite its failure to clear the site before the blast.

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Police officers are seen in front of protesters wearing yellow vests during a demonstration of the "yellow vests" movement in Marseille, France, January 19, 2019. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

Scuffles broke out on Saturday as around 7,000 "yellow vest" demonstrators marched through Paris in a 10th consecutive weekend of protests against President Emmanuel Macron's government.

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Six Myanmar border guard police have been wounded in an attack by Rohingya Muslim insurgents in Rakhine state, government media reported on Saturday, amid fears of escalating violence in the region.

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FILE PHOTO: Britain's former Prime Minister John Major gives a speech on Brexit in London, February 28, 2018. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

Former British prime minister John Major urged Theresa May on Saturday to drop her "red lines" on Brexit or allow parliament to find a way forward to avoid a damaging no-deal departure from the European Union in March.

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives for the weekly cabinet meeting at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany, January 16, 2019. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday the European Union must deepen cooperation in defense and in particular weapons systems development, warning Germans that they may need to make compromises on strict export controls.

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The U.S. military killed 52 militants in an air strike in Somalia's Middle Juba Region on Saturday, its Africa Command said in a statement.

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Gdansk Mayor Pawel Adamowicz's daughter Antonina, wife Magdalena and brother Piotr Adamowicz attend a funeral service for the mayor at St Mary's Basilica in Gdansk, Poland January 19, 2019. Agencja Gazeta/Bartosz Banka via REUTERS

Murdered Gdansk mayor Pawel Adamowicz's funeral drew tens of thousands of people in the Polish Baltic coast city on Saturday amid outrage over his murder six days ago.

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People gesture during a protest against a proposed new labor law, billed as the "slave law", in Budapest, Hungary, January 19, 2019. REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo

Several thousand Hungarians demonstrated in Budapest on Saturday against Prime Minister Viktor Orban and a new overtime law that has drawn workers out to the streets in several protest rallies.

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Workers clean at a new Saudi state-run development project in the old quarter of Shi'ite town Awamiya, Saudi Arabia January 8, 2019.   REUTERS/Stephen Kalin

(This Jan 17 story was refiled to correct job description in paragraph 12)

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Idle diggers and trucks are seen after removing sand at the area where Julen, a Spanish two-year-old boy fell into a deep well six days ago when the family was taking a stroll through a private estate, in Totalan, southern Spain, January 19, 2019. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Rescuers in southern Spain began drilling on Saturday in hopes of rescuing a two-year-old boy trapped in a deep well for six days.

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A freelance photographer who works for the Associated Press was killed in clashes between rival militias in the Libyan capital Tripoli, a government official and family said.

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Bulgarian prosecutors have charged five Syrian citizens and a Bulgarian woman alleged to be members of a crime group which had sent more than 25 million euros ($28 million) to foreign terrorist organizations since 2016.

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FILE PHOTO: Italian Deputy Prime Minister and right-wing League party leader Matteo Salvini attends a news conference at the Foreign Press Club in Rome, Italy December 10, 2018. REUTERS/Tony Gentile/File Photo

Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Saturday he was ready to meet French President Emmanuel Macron to agree steps to capture Italians wanted for terrorism-related offences believed to be hiding in France.

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Some 117 migrants who left Libya in a rubber dinghy two days ago are unaccounted for, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Saturday, after three people were rescued from the vessel after it sank in the Mediterranean.

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The governor of Mexico's Hidalgo state, Omar Fayad, said on Saturday that 66 people had been killed and 76 injured in a pipeline explosion on Friday evening.

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An anarchist group on Saturday said it was responsible for an explosive device that wounded a police officer and a civilian outside a church in central Athens last month.

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Syria now has a good opportunity to reach a political solution to its devastating eight-year war as ceasefires have brought calm to many areas of the country, Syria's chief opposition negotiator said on Saturday.

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Bavarian State Prime Minister and designated leader of the Christian Social Union (CSU), Markus Soeder, gestures at the party meeting in Munich, Germany, January 19, 2019. REUTERS/Andreas Gebert

The new leader of Bavaria's Christian Social Union (CSU) on Saturday promised an era of improved cooperation with Angela Merkel's conservative party, with whom they share power at a federal level, in a bid to win back disillusioned voters.

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U.S. President Donald Trump talks to the media ahead of his departure to Dover, Delaware, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, U.S., January 19, 2019. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he had "an incredible" meeting with North Korea's nuclear envoy Kim Yong Chol and the two sides had made "a lot of progress" on denuclearization.

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FILE PHOTO: German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a news conference after a European Union leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium December 14, 2018. REUTERS/Piroschka Van De Wouw/File Photo

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday she would do all she could to make sure Britain leaves the European Union with an agreement and, striking a conciliatory tone, she felt a responsibility to get an orderly solution.

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People gather at the site of a ruptured pipeline in the municipality of Tlahuelilpan, in Hidalgo, Mexico,  January 18, 2019 in this still image taken from a video obtained from social media. Veronica Monroy/Diario Plaza Juarez/via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. MANDATORY CREDIT. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES

At least 66 people were killed after a pipeline ruptured by suspected fuel thieves exploded in central Mexico, authorities said on Saturday, as President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador defended the army despite its failure to clear the site before the blast.

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Police officers are seen in front of protesters wearing yellow vests during a demonstration of the "yellow vests" movement in Marseille, France, January 19, 2019. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

Scuffles broke out on Saturday as around 7,000 "yellow vest" demonstrators marched through Paris in a 10th consecutive weekend of protests against President Emmanuel Macron's government.

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Six Myanmar border guard police have been wounded in an attack by Rohingya Muslim insurgents in Rakhine state, government media reported on Saturday, amid fears of escalating violence in the region.

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FILE PHOTO: Britain's former Prime Minister John Major gives a speech on Brexit in London, February 28, 2018. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

Former British prime minister John Major urged Theresa May on Saturday to drop her "red lines" on Brexit or allow parliament to find a way forward to avoid a damaging no-deal departure from the European Union in March.

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives for the weekly cabinet meeting at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany, January 16, 2019. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday the European Union must deepen cooperation in defense and in particular weapons systems development, warning Germans that they may need to make compromises on strict export controls.

World News40 minutes ago

The U.S. military killed 52 militants in an air strike in Somalia's Middle Juba Region on Saturday, its Africa Command said in a statement.

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Gdansk Mayor Pawel Adamowicz's daughter Antonina, wife Magdalena and brother Piotr Adamowicz attend a funeral service for the mayor at St Mary's Basilica in Gdansk, Poland January 19, 2019. Agencja Gazeta/Bartosz Banka via REUTERS

Murdered Gdansk mayor Pawel Adamowicz's funeral drew tens of thousands of people in the Polish Baltic coast city on Saturday amid outrage over his murder six days ago.

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People gesture during a protest against a proposed new labor law, billed as the "slave law", in Budapest, Hungary, January 19, 2019. REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo

Several thousand Hungarians demonstrated in Budapest on Saturday against Prime Minister Viktor Orban and a new overtime law that has drawn workers out to the streets in several protest rallies.

World News42 minutes ago

Workers clean at a new Saudi state-run development project in the old quarter of Shi'ite town Awamiya, Saudi Arabia January 8, 2019.   REUTERS/Stephen Kalin

(This Jan 17 story was refiled to correct job description in paragraph 12)

World News44 minutes ago

Idle diggers and trucks are seen after removing sand at the area where Julen, a Spanish two-year-old boy fell into a deep well six days ago when the family was taking a stroll through a private estate, in Totalan, southern Spain, January 19, 2019. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Rescuers in southern Spain began drilling on Saturday in hopes of rescuing a two-year-old boy trapped in a deep well for six days.

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A freelance photographer who works for the Associated Press was killed in clashes between rival militias in the Libyan capital Tripoli, a government official and family said.

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Bulgarian prosecutors have charged five Syrian citizens and a Bulgarian woman alleged to be members of a crime group which had sent more than 25 million euros ($28 million) to foreign terrorist organizations since 2016.

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FILE PHOTO: Italian Deputy Prime Minister and right-wing League party leader Matteo Salvini attends a news conference at the Foreign Press Club in Rome, Italy December 10, 2018. REUTERS/Tony Gentile/File Photo

Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Saturday he was ready to meet French President Emmanuel Macron to agree steps to capture Italians wanted for terrorism-related offences believed to be hiding in France.

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Some 117 migrants who left Libya in a rubber dinghy two days ago are unaccounted for, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Saturday, after three people were rescued from the vessel after it sank in the Mediterranean.

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The governor of Mexico's Hidalgo state, Omar Fayad, said on Saturday that 66 people had been killed and 76 injured in a pipeline explosion on Friday evening.

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An anarchist group on Saturday said it was responsible for an explosive device that wounded a police officer and a civilian outside a church in central Athens last month.

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Syria now has a good opportunity to reach a political solution to its devastating eight-year war as ceasefires have brought calm to many areas of the country, Syria's chief opposition negotiator said on Saturday.

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Bavarian State Prime Minister and designated leader of the Christian Social Union (CSU), Markus Soeder, gestures at the party meeting in Munich, Germany, January 19, 2019. REUTERS/Andreas Gebert

The new leader of Bavaria's Christian Social Union (CSU) on Saturday promised an era of improved cooperation with Angela Merkel's conservative party, with whom they share power at a federal level, in a bid to win back disillusioned voters.

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