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FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump  (L) welcomes South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the White House in Washington, DC, U.S., June 30, 2017. REUTERS/Jim Bourg/File Photo

U.S. President Donald Trump is to meet South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Tuesday amid concerns that Trump's planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on denuclearization next month might fall apart.

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The Museum of Basra is seen at a palace of former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein, in Basra, Iraq May 14, 2018.  REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani

The king size bed in Saddam Hussein's superyacht is made, the silk curtains around it have been drawn back and, in the gold-rimmed bathroom next door, a barber's chair awaits its occupant.

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FILE PHOTO: Afghan National Army troops prepare for an operation against insurgents in Khogyani district of Nangarhar province, Afghanistan November 28, 2017. REUTERS/Parwiz/File Photo

Islamic State fighters in Afghanistan are making hundreds of thousands of dollars a year from illegal mining of talc, much of which ends up in the United States and Europe, advocacy group Global Witness reported on Tuesday.

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U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin speaks during a TV interview at the White House in Washington, U.S., May 21, 2018. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

The United States on Tuesday imposed sanctions on five Iranians it said had provided Yemen's Houthis with expertise and weaponry that were then used to launch missiles at cities and oil infrastructure in Saudi Arabia.

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Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro is surrounded by supporters as he speaks during a gathering after the results of the election were released, outside of the Miraflores Palace in Caracas, Venezuela, May 20, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Venezuela's foreign ministry on Tuesday slammed Washington's new round of sanctions following President Nicolas Maduro's disputed re-election over the weekend, calling them "a crime against humanity."

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An Afghan policeman inspects a damaged vehicle at the site of a blast in Kandahar province, Afghanistan May 22, 2018.REUTERS/Ahmad Nadeem

A blast in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar on Tuesday caused dozens of casualties, officials said, as fighting across the country showed no sign of easing off during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

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FILE PHOTO: 5-Star Movement leader Di Maio shakes hands with Giuseppe Conte in Rome ahead of Italy's election, March 1, 2018. REUTERS/Remo Casilli/File Photo

A little-known law professor, put forward by the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement and far-right League as their prime ministerial candidate, was accused on Tuesday of inflating his international academic credentials.

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People wait in line to buy bus tickets at a bus station in Caracas, Venezuela May 21, 2018.  REUTERS/Marco Bello

Betsabeth Casique saved for eight months for bus tickets out of Venezuela for herself and her three children. At 1.4 million bolivars each, they are worth what she earns in a month working as a nurse.

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FILE PHOTO: Missiles are driven past the stand with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and other high ranking officials during a military parade marking the 105th birth anniversary of the country's founding father, Kim Il Sung in Pyongyang, April 15, 2017.    REUTERS/Damir Sagolj/File Photo

A U.N. monitoring group wants to enlist the help of the world's biggest oil trading companies to enforce sanctions that cap the amount of crude and related products North Korea can import, the coordinator said.

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FILE PHOTO: A Saudi woman checks a car at the first automotive showroom solely dedicated for women in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Jan. 11, 2018. REUTERS/Reem Baeshen//File Photo

Saudi Arabia has arrested at least three more women's rights activists in a widening crackdown just weeks before a ban on women driving is set to end, international rights watchdogs said on Tuesday.

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Cardboard cutouts depicting Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg are pictured during a demonstration ahead of a meeting between Zuckerberg and leaders of the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium May 22, 2018. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg has arrived to meet leaders of the European Parliament to answer questions about how the data of millions of Facebook users ended up in the hands of a political consultancy.

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Libya is too divided to hold elections and risks partition if it goes ahead with a vote without security guarantees and a national consensus on building a state, a former rebel prime minister said on Tuesday.

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FILE PHOTO: European Union flags flutter outside the European Central Bank (ECB) headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany, April 26, 2018. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach/File Photo

Rumors are rife that the European Central Bank may use its regular bond buying to sway the program of the new Italian government, but past data provides little evidence it uses these purchases to intervene in times of political turmoil.

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FILE PHOTO: Italian President Sergio Mattarella leaves after speaking to the media during the second day of consultations at the Quirinal Palace in Rome, Italy, April 5, 2018.  REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi/File Photo

President Sergio Mattarella has not yet decided whether to name Giuseppe Conte as Italy's prime minister, a source close to the head of state said on Tuesday, a day after the two parties trying to form a government had nominated him to lead it.

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A Swedish court on Tuesday blocked the building of a new Nobel center which is meant to showcase one of the world's most famed prizes, but whose plans have sparked royal indignation, political spats and the ire of a local business tycoon.

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People stand by a crater caused by a Katyusha missile fired by the Houthis in the city of Marib, Yemen May 22, 2018. REUTERS/Ali Owidha

Five people were killed and 22 wounded by a Houthi missile fired at the Yemeni city of Marib, which falls under control of the internationally recognized government of President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, the SABA news agency reported on Tuesday.

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FILE PHOTO: The logo of Austrian oil and gas group OMV is pictured at its headquarters in Vienna, Austria, January 21, 2016. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader/File Photo

Austrian energy group OMV said on Tuesday it had not halted its planned Iranian energy projects despite the U.S. withdrawal from an international nuclear agreement, but it had made no investments there yet.

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FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump holds up a proclamation declaring his intention to withdraw from the JCPOA Iran nuclear agreement after signing it in the Diplomatic Room at the White House in Washington, U.S. May 8, 2018.  REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Iran poured scorn on threatened U.S. sanctions on Tuesday and told European powers to step up and salvage its international nuclear deal - though Germany signaled there was only so much it could do to fend off Washington's economic clout.

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French civil servants carry labour union flags as they march behind a banner during a national day of strikes by public sector workers, in Marseille, France, May 22, 2018.   REUTERS/Jean-Pauil Pelissier

France's labor unions, galled by years of public sector pay curbs and President Emmanuel Macron's economic reforms, urged civil servants, hospital staff and other state employees to stop work on Tuesday and join nationwide street protests.

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Women shout slogans during a protest against the government and police forces after at least nine people were killed when police fired at protesters calling for the closure of a Vedanta Resources-controlled copper smelter in Thootukudi, in southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, in Chennai, India, May 22, 2018. REUTERS/P.Ravikumar

At least nine were killed on Tuesday after police fired at protesters calling for the closure of a Vedanta Resources-controlled copper smelter in southern India, a senior police official told Reuters.

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FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump  (L) welcomes South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the White House in Washington, DC, U.S., June 30, 2017. REUTERS/Jim Bourg/File Photo

U.S. President Donald Trump is to meet South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Tuesday amid concerns that Trump's planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on denuclearization next month might fall apart.

World News26 minutes ago

The Museum of Basra is seen at a palace of former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein, in Basra, Iraq May 14, 2018.  REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani

The king size bed in Saddam Hussein's superyacht is made, the silk curtains around it have been drawn back and, in the gold-rimmed bathroom next door, a barber's chair awaits its occupant.

World News33 minutes ago

FILE PHOTO: Afghan National Army troops prepare for an operation against insurgents in Khogyani district of Nangarhar province, Afghanistan November 28, 2017. REUTERS/Parwiz/File Photo

Islamic State fighters in Afghanistan are making hundreds of thousands of dollars a year from illegal mining of talc, much of which ends up in the United States and Europe, advocacy group Global Witness reported on Tuesday.

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U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin speaks during a TV interview at the White House in Washington, U.S., May 21, 2018. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

The United States on Tuesday imposed sanctions on five Iranians it said had provided Yemen's Houthis with expertise and weaponry that were then used to launch missiles at cities and oil infrastructure in Saudi Arabia.

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Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro is surrounded by supporters as he speaks during a gathering after the results of the election were released, outside of the Miraflores Palace in Caracas, Venezuela, May 20, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Venezuela's foreign ministry on Tuesday slammed Washington's new round of sanctions following President Nicolas Maduro's disputed re-election over the weekend, calling them "a crime against humanity."

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An Afghan policeman inspects a damaged vehicle at the site of a blast in Kandahar province, Afghanistan May 22, 2018.REUTERS/Ahmad Nadeem

A blast in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar on Tuesday caused dozens of casualties, officials said, as fighting across the country showed no sign of easing off during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

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FILE PHOTO: 5-Star Movement leader Di Maio shakes hands with Giuseppe Conte in Rome ahead of Italy's election, March 1, 2018. REUTERS/Remo Casilli/File Photo

A little-known law professor, put forward by the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement and far-right League as their prime ministerial candidate, was accused on Tuesday of inflating his international academic credentials.

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People wait in line to buy bus tickets at a bus station in Caracas, Venezuela May 21, 2018.  REUTERS/Marco Bello

Betsabeth Casique saved for eight months for bus tickets out of Venezuela for herself and her three children. At 1.4 million bolivars each, they are worth what she earns in a month working as a nurse.

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FILE PHOTO: Missiles are driven past the stand with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and other high ranking officials during a military parade marking the 105th birth anniversary of the country's founding father, Kim Il Sung in Pyongyang, April 15, 2017.    REUTERS/Damir Sagolj/File Photo

A U.N. monitoring group wants to enlist the help of the world's biggest oil trading companies to enforce sanctions that cap the amount of crude and related products North Korea can import, the coordinator said.

World News42 minutes ago

FILE PHOTO: A Saudi woman checks a car at the first automotive showroom solely dedicated for women in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Jan. 11, 2018. REUTERS/Reem Baeshen//File Photo

Saudi Arabia has arrested at least three more women's rights activists in a widening crackdown just weeks before a ban on women driving is set to end, international rights watchdogs said on Tuesday.

Business News5 minutes ago

Cardboard cutouts depicting Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg are pictured during a demonstration ahead of a meeting between Zuckerberg and leaders of the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium May 22, 2018. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg has arrived to meet leaders of the European Parliament to answer questions about how the data of millions of Facebook users ended up in the hands of a political consultancy.

World News11 minutes ago

Libya is too divided to hold elections and risks partition if it goes ahead with a vote without security guarantees and a national consensus on building a state, a former rebel prime minister said on Tuesday.

World News13 minutes ago

FILE PHOTO: European Union flags flutter outside the European Central Bank (ECB) headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany, April 26, 2018. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach/File Photo

Rumors are rife that the European Central Bank may use its regular bond buying to sway the program of the new Italian government, but past data provides little evidence it uses these purchases to intervene in times of political turmoil.

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FILE PHOTO: Italian President Sergio Mattarella leaves after speaking to the media during the second day of consultations at the Quirinal Palace in Rome, Italy, April 5, 2018.  REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi/File Photo

President Sergio Mattarella has not yet decided whether to name Giuseppe Conte as Italy's prime minister, a source close to the head of state said on Tuesday, a day after the two parties trying to form a government had nominated him to lead it.

World News17 minutes ago

A Swedish court on Tuesday blocked the building of a new Nobel center which is meant to showcase one of the world's most famed prizes, but whose plans have sparked royal indignation, political spats and the ire of a local business tycoon.

World News43 minutes ago

People stand by a crater caused by a Katyusha missile fired by the Houthis in the city of Marib, Yemen May 22, 2018. REUTERS/Ali Owidha

Five people were killed and 22 wounded by a Houthi missile fired at the Yemeni city of Marib, which falls under control of the internationally recognized government of President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, the SABA news agency reported on Tuesday.

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FILE PHOTO: The logo of Austrian oil and gas group OMV is pictured at its headquarters in Vienna, Austria, January 21, 2016. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader/File Photo

Austrian energy group OMV said on Tuesday it had not halted its planned Iranian energy projects despite the U.S. withdrawal from an international nuclear agreement, but it had made no investments there yet.

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FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump holds up a proclamation declaring his intention to withdraw from the JCPOA Iran nuclear agreement after signing it in the Diplomatic Room at the White House in Washington, U.S. May 8, 2018.  REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Iran poured scorn on threatened U.S. sanctions on Tuesday and told European powers to step up and salvage its international nuclear deal - though Germany signaled there was only so much it could do to fend off Washington's economic clout.

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French civil servants carry labour union flags as they march behind a banner during a national day of strikes by public sector workers, in Marseille, France, May 22, 2018.   REUTERS/Jean-Pauil Pelissier

France's labor unions, galled by years of public sector pay curbs and President Emmanuel Macron's economic reforms, urged civil servants, hospital staff and other state employees to stop work on Tuesday and join nationwide street protests.

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Women shout slogans during a protest against the government and police forces after at least nine people were killed when police fired at protesters calling for the closure of a Vedanta Resources-controlled copper smelter in Thootukudi, in southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, in Chennai, India, May 22, 2018. REUTERS/P.Ravikumar

At least nine were killed on Tuesday after police fired at protesters calling for the closure of a Vedanta Resources-controlled copper smelter in southern India, a senior police official told Reuters.

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