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FILE PHOTO: Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi speaks at an event hosted by Middle East Monitor in London, Britain, Sept. 29, 2018. Picture taken September 29, 2018. Middle East Monitor/Handout via REUTERS

Saudi Arabia early on Monday rejected "the position expressed recently by the United States Senate", saying that the Jamal Khashoggi murder is a crime that does not reflect the policy of the kingdom, a statement by Saudi's foreign ministry said.

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addresses the premiers of the ten provinces and Indigenous Leaders in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, December 7, 2018. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, speaking in an interview that aired on Sunday, said for the first time that his Liberal government was looking for a way out of a multibillion-dollar arms deal with Saudi Arabia.

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British Prime Minister Theresa May and Britain's Permanent Representative to the EU Tim Barrow leave after a European Union leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium December 14, 2018. REUTERS/Eric Vidal

Prime Minister Theresa May will state her opposition to a second Brexit referendum on Monday, telling parliament such a vote would "break faith" with British people and do "irreparable damage" to politics.

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Canadian businessman Michael Spavor arrives next to the former NBA basketball player Dennis Rodman (not pictured) after a trip to North Korea, at Beijing Capital International Airport, Beijing, China January 13, 2014. Picture taken January 13, 2014. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Canadian diplomats received consular access on Sunday to the second of two men detained by China over the past week, Canada's foreign ministry said in a statement that gave few details.

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FILE PHOTO: U.S.-based Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen at his home in Pennsylvania, U.S., July 10, 2017. REUTERS/Charles Mostoller/File Photo

U.S. President Donald Trump has told his Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan that Washington is working on extraditing a U.S.-based Muslim cleric accused of orchestrating a failed Turkish coup in 2016, Turkey's foreign minister said on Sunday.

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Anna Donath, Vice President of the opposition party Momentum Movement, holds a flare during a protest against a proposed new labor law, billed as the "slave law", in Budapest, Hungary, December 16, 2018. REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo

Thousands of Hungarians thronged the streets of Budapest on Sunday in the fourth and largest protest in a week against what they see as the increasingly authoritarian rule of right-wing nationalist Viktor Orban.

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FILE PHOTO - Herders graze a field with their livestocks on the outskirt of Zaria in Nigeria's northern state of Kaduna November 15, 2016. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Clashes in Nigeria between farmers and semi-nomadic herders have killed more than 3,600 people since 2016, most of them this year, Amnesty International said on Monday, in a report documenting an upsurge in violence that could sway the results of February 2019 elections.

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspects a constructions site of Yangdeok, in this undated photo released on October 31, 2018 by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA). KCNA/via REUTERS.

North Korea on Sunday condemned the U.S. administration for stepping up sanctions and pressure on the nuclear-armed country, warning of a return to "exchanges of fire" and that disarming Pyongyang could be blocked forever.

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At least nine people were killed on Sunday when a car bomb exploded in a vegetable market in the northwest Syrian city of Afrin, in the latest such attack in towns under control of Turkey-backed rebel groups, witnesses and rebel sources said.

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A drawing representing Strasbourg's cathedral is seen at an improvised memorial in tribute to the victims of December 11 attack during a ceremony in Strasbourg, France, December 16, 2018. The sign reads "Strasbourg my love". REUTERS/Vincent Kessler

The Paris prosecutor's office said on Sunday that a fifth person had died from their wounds following Tuesday's Strasbourg Christmas market shooting.

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FILE PHOTO -  An Airbus A321-200 aircraft of British Airways takes off from Geneva airport during the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) at Geneva Airport, Switzerland May 28, 2018. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

British transport minister Chris Grayling will sign an agreement with Switzerland on Monday to ensure air services continue to operate between the two countries after Brexit.

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Firefighters operate at the site where a large explosion occurred at a restaurant in Sapporo, Hokkaido, northern Japan, in this photo taken by Kyodo December 16, 2018.  Mandatory credit Kyodo/via REUTERS

More than 40 people were injured in an explosion on Sunday at a bar in Sapporo in northern Japan, Kyodo news agency reported.

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Brazilian spiritual healer Joao Teixeira de Faria, known as "John of God", arrives at a the police station a day after being officially ruled a fugitive, in Goiania, Brazil December 16, 2018. REUTERS/Metropoles/Igo Estrela

A Brazilian faith healer who was accused of sexual abuse by more than 300 women has turned himself in a day after being officially ruled a fugitive, local news media reported on Sunday.

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FILE PHOTO -  Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir walks with officials as he leaves the African Union (AU) summit in Nouakchott, Mauritania, July 2, 2018.  Ludovic Marin/Pool via Reuters

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir arrived in the Syrian capital Damascus on Sunday, the first such visit by an Arab leader since the start of the Syrian conflict, Syrian state media said.

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Nicaraguan expats living in Costa Rica take part in the "Caravan for Liberty and Justice" to protest against the government of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega, in La Cruz, Costa Rica border with Nicaragua, December 16, 2018. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate

Several hundred Nicaraguan dissidents set off in a caravan on Sunday from Costa Rica's capital en route to the Nicaraguan border to protest against their president, Daniel Ortega, and encourage his domestic opponents.

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People take a selfie in front of a Christmas tree in the Qasaa district, Damascus, Syria December 14, 2018. Picture taken December 14, 2018. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki

Christmas decorations are going up for the first time in years in a Damascus neighborhood that was a frontline in Syria's war until government forces wiped out the last rebel enclaves in the capital earlier this year.

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A Revolutionary Guards general, who headed a military base in a sensitive security area in northeastern Iran, died on Sunday after he accidentally shot himself in the head while cleaning his gun, the official news agency IRNA reported.

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting at his office in Jerusalem December 16, 2018. Abir Sultan/Pool via REUTERS

Israel signalled displeasure on Sunday with Australia's recognition of West Jerusalem as its capital, with a confidant of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu saying it was a mistake to gainsay Israeli control over the whole city.

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A man holds a jar full of cannabis buds before they were handed out by activist Steven Thapelo Khundu at the expo entrance, encouraging attendees to bring them inside, during the opening of the four-day expo in Pretoria, South Africa, December 13, 2018. REUTERS Siphiwe Sibeko

Andre Kruger's stand at Africa's first ever cannabis exposition displayed an indoor growing tent, complete with state-of-the-art lighting imported from the United States and fittings for a high-tech hydroponic irrigation system.

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At least 12 Nigerian soldiers were killed and dozens of others are missing after fighting with Islamists in the northeastern state of Borno, three military sources said on Sunday, one of the largest known losses of life by the army in the last month.

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FILE PHOTO: Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi speaks at an event hosted by Middle East Monitor in London, Britain, Sept. 29, 2018. Picture taken September 29, 2018. Middle East Monitor/Handout via REUTERS

Saudi Arabia early on Monday rejected "the position expressed recently by the United States Senate", saying that the Jamal Khashoggi murder is a crime that does not reflect the policy of the kingdom, a statement by Saudi's foreign ministry said.

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addresses the premiers of the ten provinces and Indigenous Leaders in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, December 7, 2018. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, speaking in an interview that aired on Sunday, said for the first time that his Liberal government was looking for a way out of a multibillion-dollar arms deal with Saudi Arabia.

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British Prime Minister Theresa May and Britain's Permanent Representative to the EU Tim Barrow leave after a European Union leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium December 14, 2018. REUTERS/Eric Vidal

Prime Minister Theresa May will state her opposition to a second Brexit referendum on Monday, telling parliament such a vote would "break faith" with British people and do "irreparable damage" to politics.

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Canadian businessman Michael Spavor arrives next to the former NBA basketball player Dennis Rodman (not pictured) after a trip to North Korea, at Beijing Capital International Airport, Beijing, China January 13, 2014. Picture taken January 13, 2014. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Canadian diplomats received consular access on Sunday to the second of two men detained by China over the past week, Canada's foreign ministry said in a statement that gave few details.

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FILE PHOTO: U.S.-based Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen at his home in Pennsylvania, U.S., July 10, 2017. REUTERS/Charles Mostoller/File Photo

U.S. President Donald Trump has told his Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan that Washington is working on extraditing a U.S.-based Muslim cleric accused of orchestrating a failed Turkish coup in 2016, Turkey's foreign minister said on Sunday.

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Anna Donath, Vice President of the opposition party Momentum Movement, holds a flare during a protest against a proposed new labor law, billed as the "slave law", in Budapest, Hungary, December 16, 2018. REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo

Thousands of Hungarians thronged the streets of Budapest on Sunday in the fourth and largest protest in a week against what they see as the increasingly authoritarian rule of right-wing nationalist Viktor Orban.

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FILE PHOTO - Herders graze a field with their livestocks on the outskirt of Zaria in Nigeria's northern state of Kaduna November 15, 2016. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Clashes in Nigeria between farmers and semi-nomadic herders have killed more than 3,600 people since 2016, most of them this year, Amnesty International said on Monday, in a report documenting an upsurge in violence that could sway the results of February 2019 elections.

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspects a constructions site of Yangdeok, in this undated photo released on October 31, 2018 by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA). KCNA/via REUTERS.

North Korea on Sunday condemned the U.S. administration for stepping up sanctions and pressure on the nuclear-armed country, warning of a return to "exchanges of fire" and that disarming Pyongyang could be blocked forever.

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At least nine people were killed on Sunday when a car bomb exploded in a vegetable market in the northwest Syrian city of Afrin, in the latest such attack in towns under control of Turkey-backed rebel groups, witnesses and rebel sources said.

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A drawing representing Strasbourg's cathedral is seen at an improvised memorial in tribute to the victims of December 11 attack during a ceremony in Strasbourg, France, December 16, 2018. The sign reads "Strasbourg my love". REUTERS/Vincent Kessler

The Paris prosecutor's office said on Sunday that a fifth person had died from their wounds following Tuesday's Strasbourg Christmas market shooting.

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FILE PHOTO -  An Airbus A321-200 aircraft of British Airways takes off from Geneva airport during the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) at Geneva Airport, Switzerland May 28, 2018. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

British transport minister Chris Grayling will sign an agreement with Switzerland on Monday to ensure air services continue to operate between the two countries after Brexit.

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Firefighters operate at the site where a large explosion occurred at a restaurant in Sapporo, Hokkaido, northern Japan, in this photo taken by Kyodo December 16, 2018.  Mandatory credit Kyodo/via REUTERS

More than 40 people were injured in an explosion on Sunday at a bar in Sapporo in northern Japan, Kyodo news agency reported.

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Brazilian spiritual healer Joao Teixeira de Faria, known as "John of God", arrives at a the police station a day after being officially ruled a fugitive, in Goiania, Brazil December 16, 2018. REUTERS/Metropoles/Igo Estrela

A Brazilian faith healer who was accused of sexual abuse by more than 300 women has turned himself in a day after being officially ruled a fugitive, local news media reported on Sunday.

World Newsin 5 hours

FILE PHOTO -  Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir walks with officials as he leaves the African Union (AU) summit in Nouakchott, Mauritania, July 2, 2018.  Ludovic Marin/Pool via Reuters

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir arrived in the Syrian capital Damascus on Sunday, the first such visit by an Arab leader since the start of the Syrian conflict, Syrian state media said.

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Nicaraguan expats living in Costa Rica take part in the "Caravan for Liberty and Justice" to protest against the government of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega, in La Cruz, Costa Rica border with Nicaragua, December 16, 2018. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate

Several hundred Nicaraguan dissidents set off in a caravan on Sunday from Costa Rica's capital en route to the Nicaraguan border to protest against their president, Daniel Ortega, and encourage his domestic opponents.

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People take a selfie in front of a Christmas tree in the Qasaa district, Damascus, Syria December 14, 2018. Picture taken December 14, 2018. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki

Christmas decorations are going up for the first time in years in a Damascus neighborhood that was a frontline in Syria's war until government forces wiped out the last rebel enclaves in the capital earlier this year.

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A Revolutionary Guards general, who headed a military base in a sensitive security area in northeastern Iran, died on Sunday after he accidentally shot himself in the head while cleaning his gun, the official news agency IRNA reported.

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting at his office in Jerusalem December 16, 2018. Abir Sultan/Pool via REUTERS

Israel signalled displeasure on Sunday with Australia's recognition of West Jerusalem as its capital, with a confidant of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu saying it was a mistake to gainsay Israeli control over the whole city.

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A man holds a jar full of cannabis buds before they were handed out by activist Steven Thapelo Khundu at the expo entrance, encouraging attendees to bring them inside, during the opening of the four-day expo in Pretoria, South Africa, December 13, 2018. REUTERS Siphiwe Sibeko

Andre Kruger's stand at Africa's first ever cannabis exposition displayed an indoor growing tent, complete with state-of-the-art lighting imported from the United States and fittings for a high-tech hydroponic irrigation system.

World Newsin 9 hours

At least 12 Nigerian soldiers were killed and dozens of others are missing after fighting with Islamists in the northeastern state of Borno, three military sources said on Sunday, one of the largest known losses of life by the army in the last month.

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