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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves church, near High Wycombe, Britain, January 20, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

British Prime Minister Theresa May sought to break the parliamentary deadlock over Brexit on Monday by proposing to seek further concessions from the European Union on a plan to prevent customs checks on the Irish border.

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FILE PHOTO: Intercontinental ballistic missiles are seen at a grand military parade celebrating the 70th founding anniversary of the Korean People's Army at the Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, in this photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) February 9, 2018. KCNA/via REUTERS

One of 20 undeclared ballistic missile operating bases in North Korea serves as a missile headquarters, according to a report by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) published on Monday.

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FILE PHOTO: Meng Wanzhou, Huawei Technologies Co Ltd's chief financial officer (CFO), is seen in this undated handout photo obtained by Reuters December 6, 2018. Huawei/Handout via REUTERS

The United States has informed the Canadian government that it plans to proceed with a formal request to extradite Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou on allegations violation of U.S. sanctions against Iran, the Globe and Mail reported on Monday.

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Abu Bakar Bashir (C), the alleged mastermind of the 2002 Bali bombings, walks as he is visited by Yusril Ihza Mahendra (R), who is the lawyer of Indonesia's presidential candidate Joko Widodo, at Gunung Sindur prison in Bogor, Indonesia, January 18, 2019.  Antara Foto/Yulius Satria Wijaya/via REUTERS

Indonesia is reviewing a decision to grant early release to a radical Muslim cleric linked to the 2002 Bali bombings, Abu Bakar Bashir, authorities said, after news of the plan provoked criticism.

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A member of Indonesia's Navy Kopaska holds a cockpit voice recorder (CVR) of a Lion Air JT610 that crashed into Tanjung Karawang sea, on the deck of Indonesia's Navy ship KRI Spica-934 at Karawang sea in West Java, Indonesia, January 14, 2019 in this photo taken by Antara Foto.  Antara Foto/Aprillio Akbar/ via REUTERS

Indonesian authorities do not plan to provide a public update on the contents of a cockpit voice recorder from a Lion Air jet that crashed, killing 189 people, until a final report is released in August or September, an official said on Tuesday.

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A police vehicle is seen at a cordoned off area, where a truck (unseen) was hijacked and believed to contain a suspicious device, at the scene of a security alert in Northland, Londonderry, Northern Ireland, January 21, 2019. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

Northern Ireland police carried out a controlled explosion on a vehicle that was hijacked by masked men in Londonderry on Monday and were examining two other abandoned vans, two days after a car bomb exploded in the city.

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French President Emmanuel Macron reacts after he delivered his new year wishes to the military during a ceremony on the Toulouse-Francazal airbase in Toulouse, France, January 17, 2019. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

President Emmanuel Macron told dozens of the world's most powerful executives on Monday that he would not follow the path of guillotined French royals and would continue to reform the French economy despite a sometimes violent popular revolt.

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The body of a slain journalist was found in northwestern Mexico, authorities said on Monday, adding to a long list of reporters who have fallen victim to record levels of violence in the country.

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REFILE - QUALITY REPEAT Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a news conference with Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic (not pictured) in Belgrade, Serbia, January 17, 2019. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov

Public trust in President Vladimir Putin has fallen to its lowest level in 13 years, according to a Russian state pollster, a setback for the Kremlin which works hard to burnish Putin's image as a wise father-of-the-nation-style leader.

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FILE PHOTO: U.S. Ambassador to the Conference on Disarmament Robert Wood attends a news conference at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, April 19, 2018.  REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Russia has recognized the existence of a cruise missile system that has prompted Washington to say it will quit the 1987 INF disarmament treaty, but has denied that it violates the pact, U.S. officials and NATO diplomats said on Monday.

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Relatives of a man who died in an explosion of a fuel pipeline ruptured by oil thieves react during a funeral mass at a church in the municipality of Tlahuelilpan, state of Hidalgo, Mexico January 21, 2019. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

The death toll from a fuel pipeline explosion in central Mexico last week rose to 91 on Monday as Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) defended its response to one of the deadliest incidents to hit the state-run oil company in years.

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The three security alerts in the city of Londonderry on Monday have ended, Northern Ireland police said early on Tuesday.

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FILE PHOTO:Taliban walk as they celebrate ceasefire in Ghanikhel district of Nangarhar province, Afghanistan June 16, 2018. picture taken on June 16, 2018.REUTERS/Parwiz

Eighteen years ago, at the height of the Taliban's power in Afghanistan, Roshan Mashal secretly taught her daughters to read and write alongside a dozen local girls who smuggled school books to her house in potato sacks.

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An earthquake of magnitude 6 struck south of the city of Raba on Indonesia's central island of Sumbawa on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said.

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A man checks his mobile phone, in Harare, Zimbabwe, January 21, 2019. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

Zimbabwe's government exceeded its mandate in ordering an internet blackout during civilian protests last week, a court ruled on Monday, as authorities pressed on with rounding up opposition figures blamed for the unrest.

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Smoke rises from a fire at a ship in the Kerch Strait near Crimea January 21, 2019 in this still image taken from Reuters TV footage. REUTERS/Reuters TV

Ten crew members have been found dead and 14 have been rescued after two ships caught fire in the Kerch Strait near Crimea, Russia's transport ministry said on Monday, with a rescue operation still underway.

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Julen's parents Jose Rosello and Victoria Garcia are comforted by a Spanish Civil Guard after they left the area where Julen, a Spanish two-year-old boy, fell into a deep well eight days ago when the family was taking a stroll through a private estate, in Totalan, southern Spain January 21, 2019. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Efforts to reach a two-year-old boy who fell into a borehole in southern Spain more than a week ago are nearing their most dangerous stage, an engineer on the rescue team said on Monday.

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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May returns to Downing Street in London, Britain, January 21, 2019.  REUTERS/Hannah McKay

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday condemned a car bomb attack in Northern Ireland's Londonderry that has highlighted the threat posed by militant groups in the province.

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Signs are seen on chairs ahead of a "Leave Means Leave" rally in London, Britain January 17, 2019. REUTERS/Simon Dawson

Germany continues to advocate an orderly exit of Britain from the European Union and Berlin expects the British government to agree soon on proposals that are backed by a majority of parliament, a German government spokesman said on Monday.

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A fishing boat that could contain more than 100 Indian migrants may be heading to New Zealand, Indian police said on Monday.

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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves church, near High Wycombe, Britain, January 20, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

British Prime Minister Theresa May sought to break the parliamentary deadlock over Brexit on Monday by proposing to seek further concessions from the European Union on a plan to prevent customs checks on the Irish border.

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FILE PHOTO: Intercontinental ballistic missiles are seen at a grand military parade celebrating the 70th founding anniversary of the Korean People's Army at the Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, in this photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) February 9, 2018. KCNA/via REUTERS

One of 20 undeclared ballistic missile operating bases in North Korea serves as a missile headquarters, according to a report by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) published on Monday.

World News28 minutes ago

FILE PHOTO: Meng Wanzhou, Huawei Technologies Co Ltd's chief financial officer (CFO), is seen in this undated handout photo obtained by Reuters December 6, 2018. Huawei/Handout via REUTERS

The United States has informed the Canadian government that it plans to proceed with a formal request to extradite Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou on allegations violation of U.S. sanctions against Iran, the Globe and Mail reported on Monday.

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Abu Bakar Bashir (C), the alleged mastermind of the 2002 Bali bombings, walks as he is visited by Yusril Ihza Mahendra (R), who is the lawyer of Indonesia's presidential candidate Joko Widodo, at Gunung Sindur prison in Bogor, Indonesia, January 18, 2019.  Antara Foto/Yulius Satria Wijaya/via REUTERS

Indonesia is reviewing a decision to grant early release to a radical Muslim cleric linked to the 2002 Bali bombings, Abu Bakar Bashir, authorities said, after news of the plan provoked criticism.

World News16 minutes ago

A member of Indonesia's Navy Kopaska holds a cockpit voice recorder (CVR) of a Lion Air JT610 that crashed into Tanjung Karawang sea, on the deck of Indonesia's Navy ship KRI Spica-934 at Karawang sea in West Java, Indonesia, January 14, 2019 in this photo taken by Antara Foto.  Antara Foto/Aprillio Akbar/ via REUTERS

Indonesian authorities do not plan to provide a public update on the contents of a cockpit voice recorder from a Lion Air jet that crashed, killing 189 people, until a final report is released in August or September, an official said on Tuesday.

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A police vehicle is seen at a cordoned off area, where a truck (unseen) was hijacked and believed to contain a suspicious device, at the scene of a security alert in Northland, Londonderry, Northern Ireland, January 21, 2019. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

Northern Ireland police carried out a controlled explosion on a vehicle that was hijacked by masked men in Londonderry on Monday and were examining two other abandoned vans, two days after a car bomb exploded in the city.

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French President Emmanuel Macron reacts after he delivered his new year wishes to the military during a ceremony on the Toulouse-Francazal airbase in Toulouse, France, January 17, 2019. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

President Emmanuel Macron told dozens of the world's most powerful executives on Monday that he would not follow the path of guillotined French royals and would continue to reform the French economy despite a sometimes violent popular revolt.

World News2 hours ago

The body of a slain journalist was found in northwestern Mexico, authorities said on Monday, adding to a long list of reporters who have fallen victim to record levels of violence in the country.

World News11 hours ago

REFILE - QUALITY REPEAT Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a news conference with Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic (not pictured) in Belgrade, Serbia, January 17, 2019. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov

Public trust in President Vladimir Putin has fallen to its lowest level in 13 years, according to a Russian state pollster, a setback for the Kremlin which works hard to burnish Putin's image as a wise father-of-the-nation-style leader.

World News13 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Ambassador to the Conference on Disarmament Robert Wood attends a news conference at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, April 19, 2018.  REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Russia has recognized the existence of a cruise missile system that has prompted Washington to say it will quit the 1987 INF disarmament treaty, but has denied that it violates the pact, U.S. officials and NATO diplomats said on Monday.

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Relatives of a man who died in an explosion of a fuel pipeline ruptured by oil thieves react during a funeral mass at a church in the municipality of Tlahuelilpan, state of Hidalgo, Mexico January 21, 2019. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

The death toll from a fuel pipeline explosion in central Mexico last week rose to 91 on Monday as Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) defended its response to one of the deadliest incidents to hit the state-run oil company in years.

World News3 hours ago

The three security alerts in the city of Londonderry on Monday have ended, Northern Ireland police said early on Tuesday.

World News3 hours ago

FILE PHOTO:Taliban walk as they celebrate ceasefire in Ghanikhel district of Nangarhar province, Afghanistan June 16, 2018. picture taken on June 16, 2018.REUTERS/Parwiz

Eighteen years ago, at the height of the Taliban's power in Afghanistan, Roshan Mashal secretly taught her daughters to read and write alongside a dozen local girls who smuggled school books to her house in potato sacks.

World News4 hours ago

An earthquake of magnitude 6 struck south of the city of Raba on Indonesia's central island of Sumbawa on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said.

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A man checks his mobile phone, in Harare, Zimbabwe, January 21, 2019. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

Zimbabwe's government exceeded its mandate in ordering an internet blackout during civilian protests last week, a court ruled on Monday, as authorities pressed on with rounding up opposition figures blamed for the unrest.

World News5 hours ago

Smoke rises from a fire at a ship in the Kerch Strait near Crimea January 21, 2019 in this still image taken from Reuters TV footage. REUTERS/Reuters TV

Ten crew members have been found dead and 14 have been rescued after two ships caught fire in the Kerch Strait near Crimea, Russia's transport ministry said on Monday, with a rescue operation still underway.

World News6 hours ago

Julen's parents Jose Rosello and Victoria Garcia are comforted by a Spanish Civil Guard after they left the area where Julen, a Spanish two-year-old boy, fell into a deep well eight days ago when the family was taking a stroll through a private estate, in Totalan, southern Spain January 21, 2019. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Efforts to reach a two-year-old boy who fell into a borehole in southern Spain more than a week ago are nearing their most dangerous stage, an engineer on the rescue team said on Monday.

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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May returns to Downing Street in London, Britain, January 21, 2019.  REUTERS/Hannah McKay

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday condemned a car bomb attack in Northern Ireland's Londonderry that has highlighted the threat posed by militant groups in the province.

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Signs are seen on chairs ahead of a "Leave Means Leave" rally in London, Britain January 17, 2019. REUTERS/Simon Dawson

Germany continues to advocate an orderly exit of Britain from the European Union and Berlin expects the British government to agree soon on proposals that are backed by a majority of parliament, a German government spokesman said on Monday.

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A fishing boat that could contain more than 100 Indian migrants may be heading to New Zealand, Indian police said on Monday.

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