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South Korean President Moon Jae-in, first lady Kim Jung-sook, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his wife Ri Sol Ju pose for photographs beside the Heaven Lake of Mt. Paektu, North Korea, September 20, 2018. Pyeongyang Press Corps/Pool via REUTERS

The United States said it was ready to resume talks with North Korea after Pyongyang pledged on Wednesday to dismantle its key missile facilities and suggested it would close its main Yongbyon nuclear complex if Washington took unspecified actions.

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FILE PHOTO: Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif smiles as he attends a bilateral meeting with China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi on the sidelines of the ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Meeting in Singapore, August 3, 2018. REUTERS/Feline Lim/File Photo

Iran hit back at a U.S. offer of negotiations on Thursday, saying Washington had violated the terms of the last big deal they agreed, the 2015 nuclear accord.

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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May attends the European Union leaders informal summit in Salzburg, Austria, September 20, 2018. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

By Alastair Macdonald, Elizabeth Piper and Gabriela Baczynska

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Yeimy (C), 37, gets emotional as her daughter Paula, 13, and son Juan, 17, console her as they revisit their home where they lived twelve years ago, when she was raped by four rebel fighters from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) during the five-decade civil war, as they take Reuters to the location in the countryside of Tolima, Colombia, June 13, 2018.  REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Yeimy sobbed with her head in her hands as she described how her husband was tied to a pole, gagged and made to watch as she was raped by four fighters from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) 12 years ago.

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Britain's Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt meets with local muslim residents in Maungdaw in Rakhine state, Myanmar, September 20, 2018. Ye Aung Thu/Pool via REUTERS

Myanmar must ensure there is "no hiding place" for those responsible for crimes against its Rohingya minority if it is to avoid a lasting stain on the country's reputation, Britain's Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Thursday.

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British and French military jets were scrambled to investigate suspected Russian fighter aircraft flying over the North Sea, a British source said on Thursday.

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FILE PHOTO: Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond leaves Downing Street in London, September 11, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Britain's finance minister urged the European Commission to help devise European contingency plans for the financial sector in case of no deal on Brexit, in a sign of growing concerns about a disorderly departure from the European Union.

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Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who is also the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) leader, attends a news conference after he won the ruling party leadership vote at the party's headquarters in Tokyo, Japan  September 20, 2018.   REUTERS/Toru Hanai

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe won a ruling party leadership vote on Thursday, setting him on track to become Japan's longest-serving premier and try to cement his legacy, including by revising the post-war pacifist constitution.

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FILE PHOTO: Cricket star-turned-politician Imran Khan, chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), speaks after voting in the general election in Islamabad, Pakistan July 25, 2018. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha/File Photo

Islamabad has invited Saudi Arabia to become the third partner in the Beijing-funded Belt and Road corridor of major infrastructure projects inside Pakistan, Pakistan's information minister said on Thursday.

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FILE PHOTO: Ugandan musician turned politician, Robert Kyagulanyi (C) leads activists during a demonstration against new taxes including a levy on access to social media platforms in Kampala, Uganda July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Newton Nambwaya

Police escorted opposition politician and government critic Robert Kyagulanyi from the airport to his home after he arrived back in Uganda on Thursday, while his supporters defied a heavy security presence and gathered at his residence to welcome him.

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Passengers stand on the tarmac after an emergency landing, due to lost cabin pressure, on a Jet Airways flight, in Mumbai, India September 20, 2018 in this still image obtained from social media video. Melissa Tixiera via REUTERS

More than two dozen passengers on a flight operated by India's biggest full-service carrier, Jet Airways, were treated for minor injuries on Thursday after their plane lost cabin pressure and was forced to turn back, aviation authorities said.

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A passenger ferry in Tanzania's Lake Victoria has sunk and rescue operations are underway, Tanzanian authorities said on Thursday.

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Ireland's Prime Minister, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar arrives for the informal meeting of European Union leaders in Salzburg, Austria, September 20, 2018. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

British Prime Minister Theresa May told Ireland's Leo Varadkar that she would make new proposals on the post-Brexit Irish border but presented nothing in writing, the Irish prime minister said on Thursday.

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FILE PHOTO: Imprisoned opposition lawmaker Enis Berberoglu of Republican People's Party (CHP) attends a funeral ceremony in Istanbul, Turkey, June 23, 2017.  REUTERS/Osman Orsal

A Turkish court on Thursday ruled to release a jailed opposition lawmaker after having sentenced him to more than five years for disclosing government secrets, the state-run Anadolu news agency said.

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Bishop Franco Mulakkal (2nd R), accused of raping a nun, is pictured outside a crime branch office on the outskirts of Kochi in the southern state of Kerala, India, September 19, 2018. REUTERS/Sivaram V

The Vatican has accepted a request from a bishop in India to be temporarily relieved of his pastoral duties as police questioned him for a second day over accusations that he raped a nun.

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FILE PHOTO: Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte speaks during the day of commemoration to mark one month since Morandi bridge collapsed in Genoa, Italy, September 14, 2018. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Thursday Atlantia's Autostrade per l'Italia unit would not take part in rebuilding the motorway bridge that collapsed last month, though it would provide funding for it.

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FILE PHOTO: The collapsed Morandi Bridge is seen in the port city of Genoa, Italy August 16, 2018.  REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini/File Photo

The Italian government will ask Atlantia's unit Autostrade per l'Italia to provide the money needed for the reconstruction of a collapsed bridge in the port city of Genoa, a draft decree seen by Reuters showed on Thursday.

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Canadian miner Continental Gold said on Thursday three of its geologists were killed in Colombia's northern Antioquia province in an armed attack attributed to dissident members of a former rebel group.

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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May holds a news conference after the informal meeting of European Union leaders in Salzburg, Austria, September 20, 2018. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Prime Minister Theresa May said on Thursday there had been no counter proposal from the European Union for a Brexit deal that would be acceptable to Britain.

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FILE PHOTO: Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez applauds at the end of an event marking the first 100 days of his government in Madrid, Spain, September 17, 2018. REUTERS/Sergio Perez

Spain hopes to reach a deal with Britain by October on the status of Gibraltar ahead of Britain's exit from the European Union, Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Thursday at a European Union summit in Salzburg.

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in, first lady Kim Jung-sook, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his wife Ri Sol Ju pose for photographs beside the Heaven Lake of Mt. Paektu, North Korea, September 20, 2018. Pyeongyang Press Corps/Pool via REUTERS

The United States said it was ready to resume talks with North Korea after Pyongyang pledged on Wednesday to dismantle its key missile facilities and suggested it would close its main Yongbyon nuclear complex if Washington took unspecified actions.

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FILE PHOTO: Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif smiles as he attends a bilateral meeting with China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi on the sidelines of the ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Meeting in Singapore, August 3, 2018. REUTERS/Feline Lim/File Photo

Iran hit back at a U.S. offer of negotiations on Thursday, saying Washington had violated the terms of the last big deal they agreed, the 2015 nuclear accord.

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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May attends the European Union leaders informal summit in Salzburg, Austria, September 20, 2018. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

By Alastair Macdonald, Elizabeth Piper and Gabriela Baczynska

World News3 hours ago

Yeimy (C), 37, gets emotional as her daughter Paula, 13, and son Juan, 17, console her as they revisit their home where they lived twelve years ago, when she was raped by four rebel fighters from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) during the five-decade civil war, as they take Reuters to the location in the countryside of Tolima, Colombia, June 13, 2018.  REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Yeimy sobbed with her head in her hands as she described how her husband was tied to a pole, gagged and made to watch as she was raped by four fighters from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) 12 years ago.

World News27 minutes ago

Britain's Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt meets with local muslim residents in Maungdaw in Rakhine state, Myanmar, September 20, 2018. Ye Aung Thu/Pool via REUTERS

Myanmar must ensure there is "no hiding place" for those responsible for crimes against its Rohingya minority if it is to avoid a lasting stain on the country's reputation, Britain's Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Thursday.

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British and French military jets were scrambled to investigate suspected Russian fighter aircraft flying over the North Sea, a British source said on Thursday.

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FILE PHOTO: Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond leaves Downing Street in London, September 11, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Britain's finance minister urged the European Commission to help devise European contingency plans for the financial sector in case of no deal on Brexit, in a sign of growing concerns about a disorderly departure from the European Union.

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Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who is also the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) leader, attends a news conference after he won the ruling party leadership vote at the party's headquarters in Tokyo, Japan  September 20, 2018.   REUTERS/Toru Hanai

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe won a ruling party leadership vote on Thursday, setting him on track to become Japan's longest-serving premier and try to cement his legacy, including by revising the post-war pacifist constitution.

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FILE PHOTO: Cricket star-turned-politician Imran Khan, chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), speaks after voting in the general election in Islamabad, Pakistan July 25, 2018. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha/File Photo

Islamabad has invited Saudi Arabia to become the third partner in the Beijing-funded Belt and Road corridor of major infrastructure projects inside Pakistan, Pakistan's information minister said on Thursday.

World News2 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Ugandan musician turned politician, Robert Kyagulanyi (C) leads activists during a demonstration against new taxes including a levy on access to social media platforms in Kampala, Uganda July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Newton Nambwaya

Police escorted opposition politician and government critic Robert Kyagulanyi from the airport to his home after he arrived back in Uganda on Thursday, while his supporters defied a heavy security presence and gathered at his residence to welcome him.

World News9 minutes ago

Passengers stand on the tarmac after an emergency landing, due to lost cabin pressure, on a Jet Airways flight, in Mumbai, India September 20, 2018 in this still image obtained from social media video. Melissa Tixiera via REUTERS

More than two dozen passengers on a flight operated by India's biggest full-service carrier, Jet Airways, were treated for minor injuries on Thursday after their plane lost cabin pressure and was forced to turn back, aviation authorities said.

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A passenger ferry in Tanzania's Lake Victoria has sunk and rescue operations are underway, Tanzanian authorities said on Thursday.

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Ireland's Prime Minister, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar arrives for the informal meeting of European Union leaders in Salzburg, Austria, September 20, 2018. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

British Prime Minister Theresa May told Ireland's Leo Varadkar that she would make new proposals on the post-Brexit Irish border but presented nothing in writing, the Irish prime minister said on Thursday.

World News26 minutes ago

FILE PHOTO: Imprisoned opposition lawmaker Enis Berberoglu of Republican People's Party (CHP) attends a funeral ceremony in Istanbul, Turkey, June 23, 2017.  REUTERS/Osman Orsal

A Turkish court on Thursday ruled to release a jailed opposition lawmaker after having sentenced him to more than five years for disclosing government secrets, the state-run Anadolu news agency said.

World News32 minutes ago

Bishop Franco Mulakkal (2nd R), accused of raping a nun, is pictured outside a crime branch office on the outskirts of Kochi in the southern state of Kerala, India, September 19, 2018. REUTERS/Sivaram V

The Vatican has accepted a request from a bishop in India to be temporarily relieved of his pastoral duties as police questioned him for a second day over accusations that he raped a nun.

World News36 minutes ago

FILE PHOTO: Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte speaks during the day of commemoration to mark one month since Morandi bridge collapsed in Genoa, Italy, September 14, 2018. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Thursday Atlantia's Autostrade per l'Italia unit would not take part in rebuilding the motorway bridge that collapsed last month, though it would provide funding for it.

World News37 minutes ago

FILE PHOTO: The collapsed Morandi Bridge is seen in the port city of Genoa, Italy August 16, 2018.  REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini/File Photo

The Italian government will ask Atlantia's unit Autostrade per l'Italia to provide the money needed for the reconstruction of a collapsed bridge in the port city of Genoa, a draft decree seen by Reuters showed on Thursday.

World News40 minutes ago

Canadian miner Continental Gold said on Thursday three of its geologists were killed in Colombia's northern Antioquia province in an armed attack attributed to dissident members of a former rebel group.

World News42 minutes ago

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May holds a news conference after the informal meeting of European Union leaders in Salzburg, Austria, September 20, 2018. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Prime Minister Theresa May said on Thursday there had been no counter proposal from the European Union for a Brexit deal that would be acceptable to Britain.

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FILE PHOTO: Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez applauds at the end of an event marking the first 100 days of his government in Madrid, Spain, September 17, 2018. REUTERS/Sergio Perez

Spain hopes to reach a deal with Britain by October on the status of Gibraltar ahead of Britain's exit from the European Union, Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Thursday at a European Union summit in Salzburg.

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