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U.S. President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron (L) raise their linked hands in the air while on the Truman Balcony during the official arrival ceremony for the Macrons on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, U.S., April 24, 2018. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron pledged on Tuesday to seek stronger measures to contain Iran, as the U.S. leader considers whether to ditch an international accord meant to prevent Tehran from obtaining a nuclear weapon.

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A mourner visits a makeshift memorial a day after a van struck multiple people along a major intersection in north Toronto, Ontario, Canada, April 24, 2018.   REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

The man accused of plowing a rental van into pedestrians on a crowded Toronto sidewalk, killing 10 people, in Canada's deadliest mass killing in decades left a "cryptic message" on social media before his attack, police said on Tuesday.

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U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during his Oval Office meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron (not pictured) following the official arrival ceremony for Macron at the White House in Washington, U.S., April 24, 2018. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had been "very honorable" and discussions on a planned summit were going well, but tempered expectations for any quick denuclearization deal by saying "it may be we’re all wasting a lot of time."

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People walk in a street during a media tour in Douma near Damascus, Syria April 23, 2018. REUTERS/ Ali Hashisho

The Syrian government plans to recover an opposition-held pocket north of Homs city soon after it completes surrender deals with armed groups around the capital Damascus, a Syrian government minister said on Tuesday.

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Prosthetics are seen at the Artificial Limb Centre in Basra, Iraq February 28, 2018. Picture taken February 28, 2018. REUTERS/Essam Al-Sudani

The Iraqis who pick over their country's old battlefields for military scrap metal and wiring have few other ways to make a living, but the task comes with enormous risks.

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FILE PHOTO: Union Flags and European Union flags fly near the Elizabeth Tower, housing the Big Ben bell, in central London, Britain September 9, 2017.   REUTERS/Tolga Akmen/File Photo

British officials presented their plans to ensure 3 million European Union citizens can be granted rights to remain in Britain after Brexit, but their presentation in Brussels on Tuesday left EU lawmakers worried the system won't work.

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FILE PHOTO: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani attends a meeting with Muslim leaders and scholars in Hyderabad, India, February 15, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui/File Photo

A senior Iranian official said on Tuesday that Tehran might quit a treaty designed to stop the spread of nuclear weapons if U.S. President Donald Trump scraps the nuclear accord Iran signed with world powers in 2015.

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Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan attends a rally to commemorate the 103rd anniversary of mass killing of Armenians by Ottoman Turks, in central Yerevan, Armenia April 24, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

A politician who forced Armenia's prime minister to resign led thousands of people on a march on Tuesday after which he said he was ready to take the reins of power and would keep up pressure on the ruling elite until they agreed to real change.

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Chilean victim of clerical sexual abuse Juan Cruz speaks during an interview ahead of his meeting with Pope Francis, outside the Vatican in Rome, Italy, April 24, 2018. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

A Chilean man who was sexually abused by a priest as a boy will urge Pope Francis to sack "toxic" bishops who covered up the assaults, he said on Tuesday ahead of a face-to-face meeting with the leader of the Catholic Church.

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FILE PHOTO: The leader of Britain's Labour Party Jeremy Corbyn attends a housing policy event in London, April 19, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Jewish community leaders in Britain said their talks on Tuesday with opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn on how to end anti-Semitism in his party had been a "disappointing missed opportunity".

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A security guard closes the gate of a court after the trial of Dinh La Thang and Trinh Xuan Thanh in Hanoi, Vietnam January 22, 2018. REUTERS/Kham

A Vietnamese man appeared in a German court on Tuesday, accused of helping to kidnap a former oil executive in Berlin last year on behalf of Vietnam's secret services and smuggle him back to his homeland where he has been jailed for life for corruption.

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View of houses at a hill in the shanty town Nueva Esperanza on the outskirts of Lima, Peru March 28, 2018. Picture taken March 28, 2018. REUTERS/Mariana Bazo

Peru's poverty rate increased last year for the first time since 2001, rising one percentage point to 21.7 percent, according to government data published on Tuesday.

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Britain's Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William leave the Lindo Wing of St Mary's Hospital with their new baby boy in London, April 23, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Kate, wife of Prince William, smiled and waved as she left hospital on Monday after giving birth to a boy who is now fifth in line to the British throne.

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Talks between Armenia's ruling Republican party and the opposition planned for Wednesday have been canceled, opposition spokesman Tigran Avinyan said.

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Germany and France have agreed on the central requirements for a new fighter jet to replace Eurofighter Typhoon and Rafale warplanes beginning in 2040, German military sources said.

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One Jordanian citizen was among 10 people killed when a man drove a rental van into a Toronto crowd on Monday, an official at the Embassy of Jordan in Ottawa said on Tuesday.

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Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau listens to a question while speaking about an incident where a van struck multiple people in Toronto, on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, April 24, 2018. REUTERS/Chris Wattie

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Tuesday the deadly van attack in Toronto on Monday had not changed the country's threat level or security preparations for a G7 summit in Quebec in June, adding that Canadians must not live in fear.

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Toronto police investigates an incident where a van struck multiple people at a major intersection in Toronto's northern suburbs in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, April 23, 2018.   REUTERS/Chris Donovan

Two South Korean citizens were among 10 people killed after a man drove a van into Toronto crowd while another was injured, a South Korean foreign ministry representative in Canada told Reuters on Tuesday.

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Godthaabshallen in Nuuk, Greenland where Greenlanders come to vote, April 24, 2018.  Ritzau Scanpix/Christian Klindt Soelbeck/via REUTERS

Dog sleds carried some ballots to polling stations for Greenland's election on Tuesday, a sign of the hurdles the country faces before it gains its long-held goal of independence from Denmark.

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Funeral of Olivia Arevalo, an 81-year-old indigenous shaman of the Shipibo-Conibo tribe who was shot dead near her home in Ucayali, in Pucallpa, Peru April 21, 2018. REUTERS/ Hugo Enrique Alejos

Prosecutors in Peru have uncovered new evidence that implicates a Canadian man, who was lynched in the Amazon last week, in the slaying of a revered indigenous medicine woman, a spokesman for the attorney general's office said on Tuesday.

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