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FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump attends a working luncheon for world leaders at the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York, U.S., September 25, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to make his case for keeping pressure on Iran on Tuesday at a United Nations General Assembly speech made more dramatic by attacks on Saudi oil facilities that rattled the Middle East and raised concerns about a broader war.

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U.S. President Donald Trump attends the 2019 United Nations Climate Action Summit at U.N. headquarters in New York City, New York, U.S., September 23, 2019. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday denied trying to coerce Ukraine into investigating his Democratic rival Joe Biden, but wavered about whether he would release a transcript of a phone call that some Democrats say is grounds for his impeachment.

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FILE PHOTO: The United Nations flag flies outside the U.N. Headquarters in New York, U.S., March 26, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Russia's foreign ministry said on Tuesday that the United States had denied visas to several members of the Russian delegation to the United Nations General Assembly and called the move a violation of Washington's international commitments, Interfax reported.

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16-year-old Swedish Climate activist Greta Thunberg speaks at the 2019 United Nations Climate Action Summit at U.N. headquarters in New York City, New York, U.S., September 23, 2019. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Teenage activist Greta Thunberg angrily denounced world leaders on Monday for failing to tackle climate change, unleashing the outrage felt by millions of her peers in the heart of the United Nations by demanding: "How dare you?"

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Hong Kong's Chief Executive Carrie Lam attends a news conference in Hong Kong, China September 24, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday the city's police force, which has been accused of beating activists and using excessive force during protests, is under extreme pressure and acknowledged it will be a "long road" toward healing rifts.

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U.S. President Donald Trump holds a bilateral meeting with South Korea's President Moon Jae-in on the sidelines of the annual United Nations General Assembly in New York City, New York, U.S., September 23, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

U.S. President Donald Trump and his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in held a summit in New York on Monday to discuss plans to restart U.S.-North Korea talks, as Seoul's spy agency said the negotiations could take place in two to three weeks.

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FILE PHOTO: European Union's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier arrives to meet with British Prime Minister Boris Johnsonr in Luxembourg, September 16, 2019. REUTERS/Yves Herman

There is no reason to be optimistic that Britain and the European Union will find a solution to the question of the Irish "backstop", the bloc's Brexit negotiator said on Tuesday.

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FILE PHOTO: Remains of the missiles which Saudi government says were used to attack an Aramco oil facility, are displayed during a news conference in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia September 18, 2019. REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed/File Photo

Britain, Germany and France backed the United States and blamed Iran on Monday for an attack on Saudi oil facilities, urging Tehran to agree to new talks with world powers on its nuclear and missile programs and regional security issues.

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Thomas Cook passengers queue in front of check-in desks on the second day of repatriations at Reus airport, next to Tarragona, Spain, September 24, 2019. REUTERS/Albert Gea

After the collapse of Thomas Cook left tens of thousands of Britons reliant on the government to bring them home, Prime Minister Boris Johnson questioned whether the travel firm's bosses should have paid themselves so much ahead of its demise.

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Most of the 30 people killed in an outbreak of ethnic violence in the Indonesian region of Papua on Monday were migrants from other parts of the country, police said on Tuesday.

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The Embassy of Ukraine is seen in Washington, U.S., September 23, 2019. REUTERS/Erin Scott

A trip to the United States that began as a golden opportunity for Ukraine to burnish relations with its most powerful international backer has turned into a diplomatic tightrope walk for President Volodymyr Zelenskiy.

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U.S. President Donald Trump speaks while meeting with South Korea's President Moon Jae-in on the sidelines of the annual United Nations General Assembly in New York City, New York, U.S., September 23, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Some of U.S. President Donald Trump's critics in the House of Representatives are calling for an impeachment investigation following a whistleblower complaint that has roiled Washington.

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Spain's supreme court ruled on Tuesday in favor of the exhumation of the remains of former dictator Francisco Franco from a state mausoleum, the court said in a statement.

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FILE PHOTO: Former U.S. Vice President and Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden waits to speak at the Polk County Democrats’ Steak Fry in Des Moines, Iowa, U.S. September 21, 2019.   REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage/File Photo

The growing flap over whether President Donald Trump used his office to seek re-election help from his Ukrainian counterpart poses political risks, and some opportunities, for Democratic White House front-runner Joe Biden.

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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, meet with members of the NGO Waves for Change, during their African tour, on Monwabisi Beach in Cape Town, South Africa, September 24, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, on the second day of a whirlwind African tour, plan to spend Tuesday morning at Monwabisi beach near Cape Town meeting young surfers who use the ocean as therapy for youth at risk.

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Men walk past a Thomas Cook banner at Dalaman Airport after Thomas Cook, the world's oldest travel firm, collapsed stranding hundreds of thousands of holidaymakers around the globe and sparking the largest peacetime repatriation effort in British history, in Dalaman, Turkey, September 23, 2019. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

A panel of bankers has ruled that some investors in Thomas Cook's <TCG.L> credit derivatives worth as much as $2.7 billion are eligible for a payout following the world's oldest tour operator's collapse on Monday.

Cyber Risk40 minutes ago

Sophisticated Chinese hackers who used a previously unknown iPhone security flaw to target ethnic minority Uighurs also went after Tibetans in exile, according to a report published on Tuesday.

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Stena Bulk's president Erik Hanell poses for a picture in Gothenburg, Sweden September 25, 2014. Picture taken September 25, 2014. DAN LJUNGSVIK/STENA BULK/via REUTERS

British-flagged tanker Stena Impero, detained by Iran in July, is still in the country despite Iranian officials saying it was free to leave, Stena Bulk CEO Erik Hanell said on Tuesday.

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People and relatives offer condolence for eight-year-old Muhammad Faizan, who according to police was missing and his body found along with two other children, at a local mosque in Chunian, Kasur, Pakistan, September 19, 2019. Picture taken September 19, 2019.REUTERS/Mohsin Raza

Pakistani police have detained 20 suspects as they investigate the possibility of a serial killer being behind the suspected murder and sexual assault of three boys in a district which has a history of child abuse and abduction.

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Passengers are seen after Thomas Cook, the world's oldest travel firm collapsed, at Jerez de la Frontera Airport, Spain September 23, 2019. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

The German government will decide within the next coming days on whether to offer financial support to Condor, the German airline owned by insolvent British travel operator Thomas Cook <TCG.L>, German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said on Tuesday.

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FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump attends a working luncheon for world leaders at the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York, U.S., September 25, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to make his case for keeping pressure on Iran on Tuesday at a United Nations General Assembly speech made more dramatic by attacks on Saudi oil facilities that rattled the Middle East and raised concerns about a broader war.

World News7 minutes ago

U.S. President Donald Trump attends the 2019 United Nations Climate Action Summit at U.N. headquarters in New York City, New York, U.S., September 23, 2019. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday denied trying to coerce Ukraine into investigating his Democratic rival Joe Biden, but wavered about whether he would release a transcript of a phone call that some Democrats say is grounds for his impeachment.

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FILE PHOTO: The United Nations flag flies outside the U.N. Headquarters in New York, U.S., March 26, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Russia's foreign ministry said on Tuesday that the United States had denied visas to several members of the Russian delegation to the United Nations General Assembly and called the move a violation of Washington's international commitments, Interfax reported.

World News7 hours ago

16-year-old Swedish Climate activist Greta Thunberg speaks at the 2019 United Nations Climate Action Summit at U.N. headquarters in New York City, New York, U.S., September 23, 2019. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Teenage activist Greta Thunberg angrily denounced world leaders on Monday for failing to tackle climate change, unleashing the outrage felt by millions of her peers in the heart of the United Nations by demanding: "How dare you?"

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Hong Kong's Chief Executive Carrie Lam attends a news conference in Hong Kong, China September 24, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday the city's police force, which has been accused of beating activists and using excessive force during protests, is under extreme pressure and acknowledged it will be a "long road" toward healing rifts.

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U.S. President Donald Trump holds a bilateral meeting with South Korea's President Moon Jae-in on the sidelines of the annual United Nations General Assembly in New York City, New York, U.S., September 23, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

U.S. President Donald Trump and his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in held a summit in New York on Monday to discuss plans to restart U.S.-North Korea talks, as Seoul's spy agency said the negotiations could take place in two to three weeks.

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FILE PHOTO: European Union's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier arrives to meet with British Prime Minister Boris Johnsonr in Luxembourg, September 16, 2019. REUTERS/Yves Herman

There is no reason to be optimistic that Britain and the European Union will find a solution to the question of the Irish "backstop", the bloc's Brexit negotiator said on Tuesday.

World News3 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Remains of the missiles which Saudi government says were used to attack an Aramco oil facility, are displayed during a news conference in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia September 18, 2019. REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed/File Photo

Britain, Germany and France backed the United States and blamed Iran on Monday for an attack on Saudi oil facilities, urging Tehran to agree to new talks with world powers on its nuclear and missile programs and regional security issues.

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Thomas Cook passengers queue in front of check-in desks on the second day of repatriations at Reus airport, next to Tarragona, Spain, September 24, 2019. REUTERS/Albert Gea

After the collapse of Thomas Cook left tens of thousands of Britons reliant on the government to bring them home, Prime Minister Boris Johnson questioned whether the travel firm's bosses should have paid themselves so much ahead of its demise.

World News19 minutes ago

Most of the 30 people killed in an outbreak of ethnic violence in the Indonesian region of Papua on Monday were migrants from other parts of the country, police said on Tuesday.

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The Embassy of Ukraine is seen in Washington, U.S., September 23, 2019. REUTERS/Erin Scott

A trip to the United States that began as a golden opportunity for Ukraine to burnish relations with its most powerful international backer has turned into a diplomatic tightrope walk for President Volodymyr Zelenskiy.

World News8 minutes ago

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks while meeting with South Korea's President Moon Jae-in on the sidelines of the annual United Nations General Assembly in New York City, New York, U.S., September 23, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Some of U.S. President Donald Trump's critics in the House of Representatives are calling for an impeachment investigation following a whistleblower complaint that has roiled Washington.

World News12 minutes ago

Spain's supreme court ruled on Tuesday in favor of the exhumation of the remains of former dictator Francisco Franco from a state mausoleum, the court said in a statement.

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FILE PHOTO: Former U.S. Vice President and Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden waits to speak at the Polk County Democrats’ Steak Fry in Des Moines, Iowa, U.S. September 21, 2019.   REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage/File Photo

The growing flap over whether President Donald Trump used his office to seek re-election help from his Ukrainian counterpart poses political risks, and some opportunities, for Democratic White House front-runner Joe Biden.

World News18 minutes ago

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, meet with members of the NGO Waves for Change, during their African tour, on Monwabisi Beach in Cape Town, South Africa, September 24, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, on the second day of a whirlwind African tour, plan to spend Tuesday morning at Monwabisi beach near Cape Town meeting young surfers who use the ocean as therapy for youth at risk.

World News39 minutes ago

Men walk past a Thomas Cook banner at Dalaman Airport after Thomas Cook, the world's oldest travel firm, collapsed stranding hundreds of thousands of holidaymakers around the globe and sparking the largest peacetime repatriation effort in British history, in Dalaman, Turkey, September 23, 2019. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

A panel of bankers has ruled that some investors in Thomas Cook's <TCG.L> credit derivatives worth as much as $2.7 billion are eligible for a payout following the world's oldest tour operator's collapse on Monday.

Cyber Risk40 minutes ago

Sophisticated Chinese hackers who used a previously unknown iPhone security flaw to target ethnic minority Uighurs also went after Tibetans in exile, according to a report published on Tuesday.

World News43 minutes ago

Stena Bulk's president Erik Hanell poses for a picture in Gothenburg, Sweden September 25, 2014. Picture taken September 25, 2014. DAN LJUNGSVIK/STENA BULK/via REUTERS

British-flagged tanker Stena Impero, detained by Iran in July, is still in the country despite Iranian officials saying it was free to leave, Stena Bulk CEO Erik Hanell said on Tuesday.

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People and relatives offer condolence for eight-year-old Muhammad Faizan, who according to police was missing and his body found along with two other children, at a local mosque in Chunian, Kasur, Pakistan, September 19, 2019. Picture taken September 19, 2019.REUTERS/Mohsin Raza

Pakistani police have detained 20 suspects as they investigate the possibility of a serial killer being behind the suspected murder and sexual assault of three boys in a district which has a history of child abuse and abduction.

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Passengers are seen after Thomas Cook, the world's oldest travel firm collapsed, at Jerez de la Frontera Airport, Spain September 23, 2019. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

The German government will decide within the next coming days on whether to offer financial support to Condor, the German airline owned by insolvent British travel operator Thomas Cook <TCG.L>, German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said on Tuesday.

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