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A general view shows an attack on a military parade in Ahvaz, Iran, in this September 22, 2018 photo by ISNA.  ISNA/Iranian Students' News Agency/Social Media/via REUTERS

The deputy head of Iran's Revolutionary Guards warned U.S. and Israeli leaders on Monday to expect a "devastating" response from Tehran, accusing them of involvement in an attack on a military parade in the city of Ahvaz.

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Andy Chan, founder of the Hong Kong National Party, speaks during a luncheon at the Foreign Correspondents' Club (FCC) in Hong Kong, China, August 14, 2018. Paul Yeung/Pool via REUTERS

Hong Kong authorities formally banned on Monday a group promoting independence from China - the first outlawing of a political organization since Britain handed its former colony back to Chinese rule in 1997.

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FILE PHOTO: Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who was recently detained over his participation in an anti-government protest in January 2018, enters a hall inside a court building in Moscow, Russia August 27, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov/File Photo

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was detained again on Monday for allegedly violating protest laws while he was being released from a 30-day jail stint on the same charge, his associate said.

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Anti-Brexit supporters demonstrate in the centre of the city, as it hosts the annual Labour Party Conference, in Liverpool, Britain, September 23, 2018. REUTERS/Phil Noble

A majority of British Prime Minister Theresa May's senior ministerial team now supports moving towards a Canada-style trade deal with the European Union after Brexit, the Daily Telegraph reported on Monday.

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FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump listens during a joint news conference with Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, U.S., June 7, 2018. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he had constructive talks on trade with U.S. President Donald Trump in New York on Sunday ahead of the second round of trade dialogues between the two countries this week.

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FILE PHOTO: Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan speaks during a news conference following talks with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Sochi, Russia September 17, 2018. Alexander Zemlianichenko/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo

Turkey will take action east of the Euphrates river in Syria and impose secure zones as it has done in the northwest of the country, President Tayyip Erdogan said in comments broadcast on Turkish media on Monday.

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JD.com founder Richard Liu, also known as Qiang Dong Liu, is pictured in this undated handout photo released by Hennepin County Sheriff's Office, obtained by Reuters September 23, 2018. Hennepin County Sheriff's Office/Handout via REUTERS

With the Chinese billionaire Richard Liu at her Minneapolis area apartment, a 21-year-old University of Minnesota student sent a WeChat message to a friend in the middle of the night. She wrote that Liu had forced her to have sex with him.

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Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, Maldivian presidential candidate backed by the opposition coalition, jumps next to his supporters during the final campaign rally ahead of the presidential election in Male, Maldives September 22, 2018. REUTERS/Ashwa Faheem

Maldives' opposition leader Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has won the island nation's presidential election, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Twitter on Monday.

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FILE PHOTO: A tourist stands in the rain outside Buckingham Palace in London, Britain August 31, 2015. REUTERS/Kevin Coombs

A man, who sparked an alert at the visitors' entrance to Queen Elizabeth's Buckingham Palace residence on Sunday when he was arrested for being in possession of stun gun, in fact just had a key ring, London's Metropolitan Police said.

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Customer notice signs are displayed underneath packets of Australia strawberries on sale at a supermarket in the central New South Wales town of Mudgee in Australia, September 23, 2018. REUTERS/David Gray

A New Zealand supermarket chain pulled a brand of Australian strawberries off its shelves after needles were found in punnets purchased from a store in Auckland.

World News14 minutes ago

A general view shows an attack on a military parade in Ahvaz, Iran, in this September 22, 2018 photo by ISNA.  ISNA/Iranian Students' News Agency/Social Media/via REUTERS

The deputy head of Iran's Revolutionary Guards warned U.S. and Israeli leaders on Monday to expect a "devastating" response from Iran, accusing them of involvement in Saturday’s attack on a military parade in the city of Ahvaz that killed 25 people.

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A general view shows an attack on a military parade in Ahvaz, Iran, in this September 22, 2018 photo by ISNA. The photo is watermarked from source. ISNA/Iranian Students' News Agency/Social Media/via REUTERS

Iran's intelligence minister said on Monday that a "large" network of suspects have been arrested in connection with Saturday’s attack on a military parade in the city of Ahvaz that killed 25 people.

Brexit17 minutes ago

Britain's Labour Party Leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks at a vigil for peace in Yemen during the annual Labour Party Conference in Liverpool, Britain, September 23, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Britain's opposition Labour Party will vote this week to keep a second Brexit referendum on the table if Prime Minister Theresa May fails to pass her plan to leave the European Union through parliament, media reported.

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A demonstrator shouts slogans to riot police during a protest against Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega's government in Managua, Nicaragua September 23, 2018. REUTERS/Oswaldo Rivas

Police and supporters of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega clashed in Managua on Sunday with demonstrators calling for the release of people imprisoned during recent protests, leaving at least one person dead, authorities said.

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U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during his meeting meets with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi during the U.N. General Assembly in New York, U.S., September 20, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

He has chaired board meetings, cabinet meetings and starred in a reality television show, but on Wednesday U.S. President Donald Trump will wield the gavel in the United Nations Security Council to denounce Iran for what his administration sees as its malign regional behavior.

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FILE PHOTO: A man sorts marijuana, known locally as dagga, during a march calling for the legalisation of cannabis in Cape Town, South Africa, May 6, 2017.  REUTERS/Mike Hutchings/File Photo

More governments should turn away from a repressive war on drugs that has "failed" and look to proven strategies to implement regulated markets for risky substances, a group of former presidents and leaders said in a report published Monday.

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Australian filmmaker James Ricketson, with his daughter Roxanne Holmes, arrives at the Sydney International Airport, in Sydney, Australia, September, 23, 2018. AAP Image/Dean Lewins/via REUTERS

An Australian filmmaker arrived in Sydney on Sunday after a pardon by Cambodia's king released him from a six-year jail sentence for espionage that he received after flying a drone over an opposition rally.

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Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison speaks in the House of Representatives at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia, September 10, 2018.    AAP/Mick Tsikas/via REUTERS

Support for Australia's center-right government edged higher over the past fortnight, a widely watched opinion poll showed on Monday, but voter anger over a leadership coup suggests the government still faces a heavy defeat at elections due by May.

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FILE PHOTO: UKIP leader Gerard Batten waves after speaking during the UKIP party conference in Birmingham, Britain September 21, 2018. REUTERS/Darren Staples

The grassroots campaign to steer Britain into a more radical departure from the EU is at a crossroads: time is short, and the self-styled "People's Army" of activists that was a driving force in bringing about Brexit is splintering.

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Analysts go underground at Independence Group's Nova nickel mine in Western Australia on August 4, 2018. Picture taken August 4, 2018.         REUTERS/Melanie Burton

When the song "Eagle Rock" played at a bar in an outback Australian mining town of Kalgoorlie late one night, a dozen young men scattered around a pool table dropped their trousers and heartily sang along in their underwear.

World News14 minutes ago

A general view shows an attack on a military parade in Ahvaz, Iran, in this September 22, 2018 photo by ISNA.  ISNA/Iranian Students' News Agency/Social Media/via REUTERS

The deputy head of Iran's Revolutionary Guards warned U.S. and Israeli leaders on Monday to expect a "devastating" response from Tehran, accusing them of involvement in an attack on a military parade in the city of Ahvaz.

World News7 minutes ago

Andy Chan, founder of the Hong Kong National Party, speaks during a luncheon at the Foreign Correspondents' Club (FCC) in Hong Kong, China, August 14, 2018. Paul Yeung/Pool via REUTERS

Hong Kong authorities formally banned on Monday a group promoting independence from China - the first outlawing of a political organization since Britain handed its former colony back to Chinese rule in 1997.

World News2 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who was recently detained over his participation in an anti-government protest in January 2018, enters a hall inside a court building in Moscow, Russia August 27, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov/File Photo

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was detained again on Monday for allegedly violating protest laws while he was being released from a 30-day jail stint on the same charge, his associate said.

World News30 minutes ago

Anti-Brexit supporters demonstrate in the centre of the city, as it hosts the annual Labour Party Conference, in Liverpool, Britain, September 23, 2018. REUTERS/Phil Noble

A majority of British Prime Minister Theresa May's senior ministerial team now supports moving towards a Canada-style trade deal with the European Union after Brexit, the Daily Telegraph reported on Monday.

World News3 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump listens during a joint news conference with Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, U.S., June 7, 2018. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he had constructive talks on trade with U.S. President Donald Trump in New York on Sunday ahead of the second round of trade dialogues between the two countries this week.

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FILE PHOTO: Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan speaks during a news conference following talks with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Sochi, Russia September 17, 2018. Alexander Zemlianichenko/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo

Turkey will take action east of the Euphrates river in Syria and impose secure zones as it has done in the northwest of the country, President Tayyip Erdogan said in comments broadcast on Turkish media on Monday.

World News27 minutes ago

JD.com founder Richard Liu, also known as Qiang Dong Liu, is pictured in this undated handout photo released by Hennepin County Sheriff's Office, obtained by Reuters September 23, 2018. Hennepin County Sheriff's Office/Handout via REUTERS

With the Chinese billionaire Richard Liu at her Minneapolis area apartment, a 21-year-old University of Minnesota student sent a WeChat message to a friend in the middle of the night. She wrote that Liu had forced her to have sex with him.

World News29 minutes ago

Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, Maldivian presidential candidate backed by the opposition coalition, jumps next to his supporters during the final campaign rally ahead of the presidential election in Male, Maldives September 22, 2018. REUTERS/Ashwa Faheem

Maldives' opposition leader Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has won the island nation's presidential election, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Twitter on Monday.

World News27 minutes ago

FILE PHOTO: A tourist stands in the rain outside Buckingham Palace in London, Britain August 31, 2015. REUTERS/Kevin Coombs

A man, who sparked an alert at the visitors' entrance to Queen Elizabeth's Buckingham Palace residence on Sunday when he was arrested for being in possession of stun gun, in fact just had a key ring, London's Metropolitan Police said.

World News12 minutes ago

Customer notice signs are displayed underneath packets of Australia strawberries on sale at a supermarket in the central New South Wales town of Mudgee in Australia, September 23, 2018. REUTERS/David Gray

A New Zealand supermarket chain pulled a brand of Australian strawberries off its shelves after needles were found in punnets purchased from a store in Auckland.

World News14 minutes ago

A general view shows an attack on a military parade in Ahvaz, Iran, in this September 22, 2018 photo by ISNA.  ISNA/Iranian Students' News Agency/Social Media/via REUTERS

The deputy head of Iran's Revolutionary Guards warned U.S. and Israeli leaders on Monday to expect a "devastating" response from Iran, accusing them of involvement in Saturday’s attack on a military parade in the city of Ahvaz that killed 25 people.

World News14 minutes ago

A general view shows an attack on a military parade in Ahvaz, Iran, in this September 22, 2018 photo by ISNA. The photo is watermarked from source. ISNA/Iranian Students' News Agency/Social Media/via REUTERS

Iran's intelligence minister said on Monday that a "large" network of suspects have been arrested in connection with Saturday’s attack on a military parade in the city of Ahvaz that killed 25 people.

Brexit17 minutes ago

Britain's Labour Party Leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks at a vigil for peace in Yemen during the annual Labour Party Conference in Liverpool, Britain, September 23, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Britain's opposition Labour Party will vote this week to keep a second Brexit referendum on the table if Prime Minister Theresa May fails to pass her plan to leave the European Union through parliament, media reported.

World News19 minutes ago

A demonstrator shouts slogans to riot police during a protest against Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega's government in Managua, Nicaragua September 23, 2018. REUTERS/Oswaldo Rivas

Police and supporters of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega clashed in Managua on Sunday with demonstrators calling for the release of people imprisoned during recent protests, leaving at least one person dead, authorities said.

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U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during his meeting meets with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi during the U.N. General Assembly in New York, U.S., September 20, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

He has chaired board meetings, cabinet meetings and starred in a reality television show, but on Wednesday U.S. President Donald Trump will wield the gavel in the United Nations Security Council to denounce Iran for what his administration sees as its malign regional behavior.

World News2 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: A man sorts marijuana, known locally as dagga, during a march calling for the legalisation of cannabis in Cape Town, South Africa, May 6, 2017.  REUTERS/Mike Hutchings/File Photo

More governments should turn away from a repressive war on drugs that has "failed" and look to proven strategies to implement regulated markets for risky substances, a group of former presidents and leaders said in a report published Monday.

World News2 hours ago

Australian filmmaker James Ricketson, with his daughter Roxanne Holmes, arrives at the Sydney International Airport, in Sydney, Australia, September, 23, 2018. AAP Image/Dean Lewins/via REUTERS

An Australian filmmaker arrived in Sydney on Sunday after a pardon by Cambodia's king released him from a six-year jail sentence for espionage that he received after flying a drone over an opposition rally.

World News4 hours ago

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison speaks in the House of Representatives at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia, September 10, 2018.    AAP/Mick Tsikas/via REUTERS

Support for Australia's center-right government edged higher over the past fortnight, a widely watched opinion poll showed on Monday, but voter anger over a leadership coup suggests the government still faces a heavy defeat at elections due by May.

World News4 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: UKIP leader Gerard Batten waves after speaking during the UKIP party conference in Birmingham, Britain September 21, 2018. REUTERS/Darren Staples

The grassroots campaign to steer Britain into a more radical departure from the EU is at a crossroads: time is short, and the self-styled "People's Army" of activists that was a driving force in bringing about Brexit is splintering.

World News4 hours ago

Analysts go underground at Independence Group's Nova nickel mine in Western Australia on August 4, 2018. Picture taken August 4, 2018.         REUTERS/Melanie Burton

When the song "Eagle Rock" played at a bar in an outback Australian mining town of Kalgoorlie late one night, a dozen young men scattered around a pool table dropped their trousers and heartily sang along in their underwear.

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