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Liberal leader and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau wave to supporters after the federal election at the Palais des Congres in Montreal, Quebec, Canada October 22, 2019. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberals held onto power after a closely fought election on Monday but were reduced to a minority government that will need the support in Parliament of a smaller left-leaning party.

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A man passes an electronic billboard displaying a British government Brexit information awareness campaign advertisement in London, Britain, September 11, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces two pivotal Brexit votes in the British parliament on Tuesday that will decide if he can deliver on his pledge to lead the United Kingdom out of the European Union in just nine days time.

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A convoy of U.S. vehicles is seen after withdrawing from northern Syria, at the Iraqi-Syrian border crossing in the outskirts of Dohuk,, Iraq, October 21, 2019. REUTERS/Ari Jalal

The Pentagon is considering keeping some U.S. troops near oilfields in northeastern Syria alongside Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) to help deny oil to Islamic State militants, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Monday.

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Riot police stand in position to disperse pro-democracy demonstrators gathering to commemorate the three-month anniversary of an assault by more than 100 men on protesters, commuters and journalists, in Hong Kong, China, October 21, 2019.  REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A murder case that led to mass street protests in Hong Kong should be handled independently by Taiwan, where the suspect allegedly committed the crime, authorities in the Chinese-ruled city said.

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General Sineenat Wongvajirapakdi, the royal consort is seen in this undated handout photo obtained by Reuters, August 27, 2019.  Royal Household Bureau/Handout via REUTERS

Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn has stripped his newly named royal consort of her titles and military ranks for being "disloyal" and conducting a rivalry with Queen Suthida, the palace said late on Monday.

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This handout photo taken and released by the Imperial Household Agency of Japan on October 22, 2019 shows Japan's Emperor Naruhito walking to Kashikodokoro sanctuary to report the proclamation of his ascension to the throne to sun goddess in the ancient royal dynasty during a ritual at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo, Japan. Imperial Household Agency of Japan/Handout via REUTERS

Japanese Emperor Naruhito formally proclaimed his ascendancy to the throne on Tuesday in a centuries-old ceremony attended by dignitaries from more than 180 countries, pledging to fulfil his duty as a symbol of the state.

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A university student Bang Seulkichan stands with banners as a protest against recent released Uniqlo commercial in front of a Uniqlo store in Seoul, South Korea, October 22, 2019. The banner reads “Colonial rule 80 years ago – we remember!”    REUTERS/Heo Ran

A bitter dispute between South Korea and former colonial power Japan has flared up, with Japanese clothing brand Uniqlo facing a consumer backlash after a new ad by the company was criticised as mocking victims of wartime forced labour and brothel workers.

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A protester argues with a police officer as supporters of MAS party of President Evo Morales and supporters of opposition candidate Carlos Mesa of Citizen Community party gather in front of the official electoral computing center in La Paz, Bolivia, October 21, 2019. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

Bolivia's electoral board released new data late on Monday that showed President Evo Morales had enough votes to win the hotly contested election, sparking allegations of fraud from the opposition and angry clashes in the streets.

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Demonstrators take part in a protest against Chile's state economic model in Santiago, Chile, October 21, 2019. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

Chilean President Sebastian Pinera said on Monday evening he would meet opposition leaders to forge a "new social contract" to alleviate inequality as thousands of Chileans defied a military curfew in protest marches around the capital.

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A Russian icebreaking vessel with 33 people on board has made a Mayday call during a storm off the coast of western Norway, the Norwegian Joint Rescue Coordination Center said on Tuesday.

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A general election in Spain next month is unlikely to break a political stalemate, as neither left-wing or right-wing parties are set to win a parliamentary majority, a poll of polls in El Pais newspaper predicted on Tuesday.

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Bloc Quebecois leader Yves-Francois Blanchet reacts after Canada's federal election in Montreal, Quebec, Canada October 22, 2019.  REUTERS/Andrej Ivanov

A Quebec separatist party that softened its demands for independence reaped the reward on Monday, mounting a remarkable comeback in Canada's election that helped deprive Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of a majority.

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Smoke rises as a fire blazes at Sky City Convention Centre, which is under construction in Auckland, New Zealand, October 22, 2019, in this still image taken from video obtained from social media. Amy Wadsworth via REUTERS

Emergency services in New Zealand were battling a massive blaze on the roof of an under construction convention center in Auckland on Tuesday, but there were no reports of injuries and the owner of the site said everyone had been evacuated.

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Justin Trudeau, with his family, puts his ballot for today's election in the ballot box in the Papineau area of Montreal, Quebec, Canada, October 21, 2019. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau held on to his job in Monday's election, securing his spot as one of the world's few high-profile progressive leaders, but tarnished by scandal and with his power diminished.

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U.S. President Donald Trump congratulated Canadian Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau early on Tuesday after the federal election put Trudeau back in power, though with a minority in parliament.

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Justin Trudeau, with his family, arrives to cast his ballot for today's election in the Papineau area of Montreal, Quebec, Canada, October 21, 2019. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Canada's Liberal Party is set to form a minority government after Monday's federal election, the Canadian Broadcasting Corp projected. That means Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will have to rely on support from other parties to govern.

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Japanese Emperor Naruhito, 59, the nation's first monarch born after World War Two, officially proclaimed his enthronement to the world on Tuesday in a centuries-old ceremony attended by hundreds of dignitaries.

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FILE PHOTO: Indonesian Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati during an interview with Reuters ahead of the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, July 6, 2017.  REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay

Indonesian Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati said on Tuesday she had been asked by President Joko Widodo to stay on in her post as his new cabinet takes shape for a second five-year term in office.

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FILE PHOTO: Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks at the House of Commons as parliament discusses Brexit, sitting on a Saturday for the first time since the 1982 Falklands War, in London, Britain, October 19, 2019, in this screen grab taken from video. Parliament TV via REUTERS

Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces a potentially perilous ratification of his Brexit divorce deal in the British parliament after the speaker refused to allow a vote on it on Monday.

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Bangladesh will start relocating Rohingya Muslims to a flood-prone island off its coast next month as several thousand refugees have agreed to move, a government official said on Sunday.

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Liberal leader and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau wave to supporters after the federal election at the Palais des Congres in Montreal, Quebec, Canada October 22, 2019. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberals held onto power after a closely fought election on Monday but were reduced to a minority government that will need the support in Parliament of a smaller left-leaning party.

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A man passes an electronic billboard displaying a British government Brexit information awareness campaign advertisement in London, Britain, September 11, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces two pivotal Brexit votes in the British parliament on Tuesday that will decide if he can deliver on his pledge to lead the United Kingdom out of the European Union in just nine days time.

World News9 hours ago

A convoy of U.S. vehicles is seen after withdrawing from northern Syria, at the Iraqi-Syrian border crossing in the outskirts of Dohuk,, Iraq, October 21, 2019. REUTERS/Ari Jalal

The Pentagon is considering keeping some U.S. troops near oilfields in northeastern Syria alongside Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) to help deny oil to Islamic State militants, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Monday.

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Riot police stand in position to disperse pro-democracy demonstrators gathering to commemorate the three-month anniversary of an assault by more than 100 men on protesters, commuters and journalists, in Hong Kong, China, October 21, 2019.  REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A murder case that led to mass street protests in Hong Kong should be handled independently by Taiwan, where the suspect allegedly committed the crime, authorities in the Chinese-ruled city said.

World News3 hours ago

General Sineenat Wongvajirapakdi, the royal consort is seen in this undated handout photo obtained by Reuters, August 27, 2019.  Royal Household Bureau/Handout via REUTERS

Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn has stripped his newly named royal consort of her titles and military ranks for being "disloyal" and conducting a rivalry with Queen Suthida, the palace said late on Monday.

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This handout photo taken and released by the Imperial Household Agency of Japan on October 22, 2019 shows Japan's Emperor Naruhito walking to Kashikodokoro sanctuary to report the proclamation of his ascension to the throne to sun goddess in the ancient royal dynasty during a ritual at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo, Japan. Imperial Household Agency of Japan/Handout via REUTERS

Japanese Emperor Naruhito formally proclaimed his ascendancy to the throne on Tuesday in a centuries-old ceremony attended by dignitaries from more than 180 countries, pledging to fulfil his duty as a symbol of the state.

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A university student Bang Seulkichan stands with banners as a protest against recent released Uniqlo commercial in front of a Uniqlo store in Seoul, South Korea, October 22, 2019. The banner reads “Colonial rule 80 years ago – we remember!”    REUTERS/Heo Ran

A bitter dispute between South Korea and former colonial power Japan has flared up, with Japanese clothing brand Uniqlo facing a consumer backlash after a new ad by the company was criticised as mocking victims of wartime forced labour and brothel workers.

World News4 hours ago

A protester argues with a police officer as supporters of MAS party of President Evo Morales and supporters of opposition candidate Carlos Mesa of Citizen Community party gather in front of the official electoral computing center in La Paz, Bolivia, October 21, 2019. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

Bolivia's electoral board released new data late on Monday that showed President Evo Morales had enough votes to win the hotly contested election, sparking allegations of fraud from the opposition and angry clashes in the streets.

World News5 hours ago

Demonstrators take part in a protest against Chile's state economic model in Santiago, Chile, October 21, 2019. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

Chilean President Sebastian Pinera said on Monday evening he would meet opposition leaders to forge a "new social contract" to alleviate inequality as thousands of Chileans defied a military curfew in protest marches around the capital.

World News18 minutes ago

A Russian icebreaking vessel with 33 people on board has made a Mayday call during a storm off the coast of western Norway, the Norwegian Joint Rescue Coordination Center said on Tuesday.

World News25 minutes ago

A general election in Spain next month is unlikely to break a political stalemate, as neither left-wing or right-wing parties are set to win a parliamentary majority, a poll of polls in El Pais newspaper predicted on Tuesday.

World News31 minutes ago

Bloc Quebecois leader Yves-Francois Blanchet reacts after Canada's federal election in Montreal, Quebec, Canada October 22, 2019.  REUTERS/Andrej Ivanov

A Quebec separatist party that softened its demands for independence reaped the reward on Monday, mounting a remarkable comeback in Canada's election that helped deprive Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of a majority.

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Smoke rises as a fire blazes at Sky City Convention Centre, which is under construction in Auckland, New Zealand, October 22, 2019, in this still image taken from video obtained from social media. Amy Wadsworth via REUTERS

Emergency services in New Zealand were battling a massive blaze on the roof of an under construction convention center in Auckland on Tuesday, but there were no reports of injuries and the owner of the site said everyone had been evacuated.

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Justin Trudeau, with his family, puts his ballot for today's election in the ballot box in the Papineau area of Montreal, Quebec, Canada, October 21, 2019. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau held on to his job in Monday's election, securing his spot as one of the world's few high-profile progressive leaders, but tarnished by scandal and with his power diminished.

World Newsan hour ago

U.S. President Donald Trump congratulated Canadian Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau early on Tuesday after the federal election put Trudeau back in power, though with a minority in parliament.

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Justin Trudeau, with his family, arrives to cast his ballot for today's election in the Papineau area of Montreal, Quebec, Canada, October 21, 2019. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Canada's Liberal Party is set to form a minority government after Monday's federal election, the Canadian Broadcasting Corp projected. That means Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will have to rely on support from other parties to govern.

World News2 hours ago

Japanese Emperor Naruhito, 59, the nation's first monarch born after World War Two, officially proclaimed his enthronement to the world on Tuesday in a centuries-old ceremony attended by hundreds of dignitaries.

World News2 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Indonesian Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati during an interview with Reuters ahead of the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, July 6, 2017.  REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay

Indonesian Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati said on Tuesday she had been asked by President Joko Widodo to stay on in her post as his new cabinet takes shape for a second five-year term in office.

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FILE PHOTO: Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks at the House of Commons as parliament discusses Brexit, sitting on a Saturday for the first time since the 1982 Falklands War, in London, Britain, October 19, 2019, in this screen grab taken from video. Parliament TV via REUTERS

Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces a potentially perilous ratification of his Brexit divorce deal in the British parliament after the speaker refused to allow a vote on it on Monday.

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Bangladesh will start relocating Rohingya Muslims to a flood-prone island off its coast next month as several thousand refugees have agreed to move, a government official said on Sunday.

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