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FILE PHOTO: A North Korean long-range rocket is launched into the air at the Sohae rocket launch site, North Korea, in this photo released by Kyodo February 7, 2016.   Mandatory credit REUTERS/Kyodo

The missile engine test site that President Donald Trump said North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had committed to destroy is a major facility in the western part of the country that has been used for testing engines for long-range missiles, according to a U.S. official.

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Internally displaced from Deraa province stand next to belongings near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, in Quneitra, Syria June 21, 2018. REUTERS/Alaa al-Faqir

Syrian government forces pounded rebel-held areas of the southwest with artillery on Thursday, in a steady escalation by President Bashar al-Assad who has vowed to win back the area bordering Jordan and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.

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FILE PHOTO: A view shows Ras Lanuf Oil and Gas Company in Ras Lanuf, Libya, March 16, 2017. REUTERS/Esam Omran Al-Fetori/File Photo

East Libyan forces said on Thursday they had retaken the shuttered oil ports of Es Sider and Ras Lanuf, hours after clashes resumed south of Ras Lanuf during a counter-attack by rival factions.

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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is seen with her baby daughter and partner Clarke Gayford at Auckland City Hospital, in Auckland, New Zealand in this image taken June 21, 2018 obtained from social media. Courtesy Instagram @jacindaardern/ via REUTERS

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern gave birth to her first child, a girl, on Thursday, Ardern said in a posting on Instagram.

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel reviews an honor guard upon her arrival at the Royal Palace in Amman, Jordan June 21, 2018. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday said European countries shared concerns over Iran's ballistic missile program and called for solutions to its "aggressive tendencies" in the Middle East.

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte hold a news conference at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, June 18, 2018. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Thursday a draft EU accord on migration was withdrawn following a clash between himself and Germany over the issue that has split Europe and undermined Chancellor Angela Merkel.

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Five men cleared of the gang rape of a teenager in a case that provoked mass protests across Spain were granted on Thursday provisional release from prison, a judicial source said.

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A man inspects damage of an airstrike on a truck in the northwestern city of Saada, Yemen June 21, 2018. REUTERS/Naif Rahma

A Saudi-led coalition riding high over its successful capture of Hodeidah airport from the Iran-aligned Houthis faces a daunting challenge to seize Yemen's main seaport, the ultimate prize in the biggest offensive of the war.

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A Rohingya refugee is seen in Balukhali refugee camp at dawn near Cox's Bazaar, Bangladesh, March 28, 2018. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

Judges at the International Criminal Court have given Myanmar a deadline to respond to a prosecution request that they consider hearing a case on the alleged deportation of Rohingya minorities to Bangladesh.

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Hungarian Prime Minister Victor Orban gestures during a statement after a CSU party meeting at 'Kloster Seeon' in Seeon, Germany, January 5, 2018. REUTERS/Michaela Rehle

The anti-immigrant leaders of four central European states said on Thursday they would boycott an EU mini-summit on migration, taking a veiled swipe at Germany's Angela Merkel by accusing countries of pushing the issue for domestic political reasons.

Environment8 minutes ago

Tourists from Tokyo's universities, plant rice seedlings in a paddy field, near Tokyo Electric Power Co's (TEPCO) tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, during a rice planting event in Namie town, Fukushima prefecture, Japan May 19, 2018. Picture taken May 19, 2018.   REUTERS/Toru Hanai

On a cold day in February, Takuto Okamoto guided his first tour group to a sight few outsiders had witnessed in person: the construction cranes looming over Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.

Brexit11 minutes ago

FILE PHOTO - Anti-Brexit demonstrators wave EU and Union flags outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain, January 30, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Britain unveiled its planned residency rules for European Union citizens living in the United Kingdom after Brexit on Thursday, promising an "easy" system that would work in the favour of those wanting to stay.

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A pre-election poster depicting Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan reads "Strong President, strong parliament" as people make their way on Taksim square, in Istanbul, Turkey, June 21, 2018. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

Turkey barred at least two European lawmakers from entering the country to participate in an election observation mission, prompting warnings about the transparency and fairness of presidential and parliamentary elections on Sunday.

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Pope Francis celebrates the Holy Mass at Palexpo hall in Geneva, Switzerland June 21, 2018. Martial Trezzini/Pool via REUTERS

Pope Francis called on Christians on Thursday to "break down barriers of suspicion and fear" that have divided them since the Protestant Reformation of the 16th century and to work together to help the most needy.

World News34 minutes ago

Internally displaced from Deraa province sit next to belongings near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, in Quneitra, Syria June 21, 2018. REUTERS/Alaa al-Faqir

The United Nations is deeply concerned for around 750,000 people in southwestern Syria, where a military offensive has displaced people in Deraa governorate toward the Jordanian border, a U.N. humanitarian statement said on Thursday.

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A third oil storage tank was set on fire during clashes at the Libyan oil port of Ras Lanuf on Thursday, an oil engineer and a witness said.

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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May greets Secretary General of NATO Jens Stoltenberg outside Number 10 Downing Street, in London, Britain, June 21, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Prime Minister Theresa May said on Thursday a report that she asked her defense minister to justify the United Kingdom's status as a "tier one" military power was incorrect.

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Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein outgoing United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights attends the Human Rights Council one day after the U.S. announced their withdraw at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland June 20, 2018.  REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

New Hungarian laws that criminalize people for helping asylum-seekers are shameful and blatantly xenophobic, U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad al Hussein said on Thursday.

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Police in Vietnam arrested four executives of state oil firm PetroVietnam's subsidiaries on suspicion of embezzlement on Thursday as the communist-led government widens a crackdown on corruption.

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Romania's ruling Social Democratic Party leader Liviu Dragnea is greeted by supporters during a demonstration in Bucharest, Romania, June 9, 2018. Inquam Photos/Liviu Florin Albei via REUTERS

The head of Romania's ruling party, Liviu Dragnea, was sentenced to three and a half years in prison by the Supreme Court on Thursday for inciting others to abuse of office, though he was expected to appeal.

World News7 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: A North Korean long-range rocket is launched into the air at the Sohae rocket launch site, North Korea, in this photo released by Kyodo February 7, 2016.   Mandatory credit REUTERS/Kyodo

The missile engine test site that President Donald Trump said North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had committed to destroy is a major facility in the western part of the country that has been used for testing engines for long-range missiles, according to a U.S. official.

World News34 minutes ago

Internally displaced from Deraa province stand next to belongings near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, in Quneitra, Syria June 21, 2018. REUTERS/Alaa al-Faqir

Syrian government forces pounded rebel-held areas of the southwest with artillery on Thursday, in a steady escalation by President Bashar al-Assad who has vowed to win back the area bordering Jordan and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.

World News37 minutes ago

FILE PHOTO: A view shows Ras Lanuf Oil and Gas Company in Ras Lanuf, Libya, March 16, 2017. REUTERS/Esam Omran Al-Fetori/File Photo

East Libyan forces said on Thursday they had retaken the shuttered oil ports of Es Sider and Ras Lanuf, hours after clashes resumed south of Ras Lanuf during a counter-attack by rival factions.

World News5 hours ago

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is seen with her baby daughter and partner Clarke Gayford at Auckland City Hospital, in Auckland, New Zealand in this image taken June 21, 2018 obtained from social media. Courtesy Instagram @jacindaardern/ via REUTERS

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern gave birth to her first child, a girl, on Thursday, Ardern said in a posting on Instagram.

World News3 hours ago

German Chancellor Angela Merkel reviews an honor guard upon her arrival at the Royal Palace in Amman, Jordan June 21, 2018. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday said European countries shared concerns over Iran's ballistic missile program and called for solutions to its "aggressive tendencies" in the Middle East.

World News2 hours ago

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte hold a news conference at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, June 18, 2018. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Thursday a draft EU accord on migration was withdrawn following a clash between himself and Germany over the issue that has split Europe and undermined Chancellor Angela Merkel.

World News26 minutes ago

Five men cleared of the gang rape of a teenager in a case that provoked mass protests across Spain were granted on Thursday provisional release from prison, a judicial source said.

World News2 hours ago

A man inspects damage of an airstrike on a truck in the northwestern city of Saada, Yemen June 21, 2018. REUTERS/Naif Rahma

A Saudi-led coalition riding high over its successful capture of Hodeidah airport from the Iran-aligned Houthis faces a daunting challenge to seize Yemen's main seaport, the ultimate prize in the biggest offensive of the war.

World News3 hours ago

A Rohingya refugee is seen in Balukhali refugee camp at dawn near Cox's Bazaar, Bangladesh, March 28, 2018. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

Judges at the International Criminal Court have given Myanmar a deadline to respond to a prosecution request that they consider hearing a case on the alleged deportation of Rohingya minorities to Bangladesh.

World News31 minutes ago

Hungarian Prime Minister Victor Orban gestures during a statement after a CSU party meeting at 'Kloster Seeon' in Seeon, Germany, January 5, 2018. REUTERS/Michaela Rehle

The anti-immigrant leaders of four central European states said on Thursday they would boycott an EU mini-summit on migration, taking a veiled swipe at Germany's Angela Merkel by accusing countries of pushing the issue for domestic political reasons.

Environment8 minutes ago

Tourists from Tokyo's universities, plant rice seedlings in a paddy field, near Tokyo Electric Power Co's (TEPCO) tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, during a rice planting event in Namie town, Fukushima prefecture, Japan May 19, 2018. Picture taken May 19, 2018.   REUTERS/Toru Hanai

On a cold day in February, Takuto Okamoto guided his first tour group to a sight few outsiders had witnessed in person: the construction cranes looming over Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.

Brexit11 minutes ago

FILE PHOTO - Anti-Brexit demonstrators wave EU and Union flags outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain, January 30, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Britain unveiled its planned residency rules for European Union citizens living in the United Kingdom after Brexit on Thursday, promising an "easy" system that would work in the favour of those wanting to stay.

World News13 minutes ago

A pre-election poster depicting Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan reads "Strong President, strong parliament" as people make their way on Taksim square, in Istanbul, Turkey, June 21, 2018. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

Turkey barred at least two European lawmakers from entering the country to participate in an election observation mission, prompting warnings about the transparency and fairness of presidential and parliamentary elections on Sunday.

World News29 minutes ago

Pope Francis celebrates the Holy Mass at Palexpo hall in Geneva, Switzerland June 21, 2018. Martial Trezzini/Pool via REUTERS

Pope Francis called on Christians on Thursday to "break down barriers of suspicion and fear" that have divided them since the Protestant Reformation of the 16th century and to work together to help the most needy.

World News34 minutes ago

Internally displaced from Deraa province sit next to belongings near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, in Quneitra, Syria June 21, 2018. REUTERS/Alaa al-Faqir

The United Nations is deeply concerned for around 750,000 people in southwestern Syria, where a military offensive has displaced people in Deraa governorate toward the Jordanian border, a U.N. humanitarian statement said on Thursday.

World News38 minutes ago

A third oil storage tank was set on fire during clashes at the Libyan oil port of Ras Lanuf on Thursday, an oil engineer and a witness said.

World Newsan hour ago

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May greets Secretary General of NATO Jens Stoltenberg outside Number 10 Downing Street, in London, Britain, June 21, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Prime Minister Theresa May said on Thursday a report that she asked her defense minister to justify the United Kingdom's status as a "tier one" military power was incorrect.

World Newsan hour ago

Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein outgoing United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights attends the Human Rights Council one day after the U.S. announced their withdraw at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland June 20, 2018.  REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

New Hungarian laws that criminalize people for helping asylum-seekers are shameful and blatantly xenophobic, U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad al Hussein said on Thursday.

World Newsan hour ago

Police in Vietnam arrested four executives of state oil firm PetroVietnam's subsidiaries on suspicion of embezzlement on Thursday as the communist-led government widens a crackdown on corruption.

World Newsan hour ago

Romania's ruling Social Democratic Party leader Liviu Dragnea is greeted by supporters during a demonstration in Bucharest, Romania, June 9, 2018. Inquam Photos/Liviu Florin Albei via REUTERS

The head of Romania's ruling party, Liviu Dragnea, was sentenced to three and a half years in prison by the Supreme Court on Thursday for inciting others to abuse of office, though he was expected to appeal.

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