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Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador holds his daily news conference in Oaxaca, Mexico October 18, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Luis Plata

Mexican officials on Friday admitted they had bungled the arrest of kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's son, who they let go during shootouts with drug gangs in the streets of a major city, but the president insisted his security strategy was working.

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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves Downing Street to head for the House of Commons as parliament discusses Brexit, sitting on a Saturday for the first time since the 1982 Falklands War, in London, Britain, October 19, 2019. REUTERS/Tom Nicholson

Prime Minister Boris Johnson puts his last-minute Brexit deal to a vote in an extraordinary sitting of the British parliament on Saturday, a day of reckoning that could decide the course of the United Kingdom's departure from the European Union.

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Smoke rises from a building near the Syrian town of Ras al-Ain as seen from the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 18, 2019. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov

Turkey will set up a dozen observation posts across northeast Syria, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday, insisting that a planned "safe zone" will extend much farther than U.S. officials said was covered under a fragile ceasefire deal.

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FILE PHOTO: U.S. Vice President Mike Pence meets with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan at the Presidential Palace in Ankara, Turkey, October 17, 2019. REUTERS/Huseyin Aldemir/File Photo/File Photo

The surprise deal to suspend Turkey's military offensive against Kurdish-led forces in Syria hinged on President Tayyip Erdogan's demand that Washington agree a time limit on any ceasefire, a senior Turkish official said on Friday.

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FILE PHOTO: China's Vice Premier Liu He hands a letter from China's President Xi Jinping to U.S. President Donald Trump during their meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, U.S., October 11, 2019. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas/File Photo

Chinese Vice Premier Liu He said on Saturday that China will work with the United States to address each other's core concerns on the basis of equality and mutual respect, and that stopping the trade war would be good for both sides and the world.

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A subway ticket office is seen on fire during a protest against the increase in the subway ticket prices in Santiago, Chile, October 19, 2019 REUTERS/Ramon Monroy

Chile's President Sebastian Pinera declared a state of emergency in the capital Santiago early on Saturday, as the city of 6 million descended into chaos amid riots that left a downtown building engulfed in flames and its metro system shuttered.

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A demonstrator takes part in a protest against the government of president Juan Orlando Hernandez, whose brother Juan Antonio "Tony" Hernandez was found guilty of U.S. drug trafficking, in Tegucigalpa, Honduras October 18, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Cabrera

Honduran politician Juan Antonio "Tony" Hernandez was found guilty of U.S. drug trafficking charges on Friday after a two-week trial that featured dramatic accusations of corruption against his brother, the Central American nation's president.

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The Australian Federal Police said on Saturday it had charged a 43-year-old Iraqi man for his part in allegedly organizing a people smuggling venture that led to the deaths of more than 350 asylum seekers when their boat sank in 2001.

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People wearing masks gather during an anti-government protest in Hong Kong, China, October 18, 2019. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam took to the airwaves on Saturday to back the use of force by police ahead of a major anti-government march planned this weekend in the Chinese-ruled city, which has been battered by months of violent protests.

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FILE PHOTO: Tourists in a vintage car pass by the U.S. Embassy in Havana, Cuba, November 1, 2018. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

The United States is imposing new sanctions on Cuba over its human rights record and its support for Venezuela's government, the U.S. Commerce Department said on Friday.

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Cambodian police have arrested the Turkish-Mexican former director of a school run by the movement of U.S.-based Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen, who Ankara blames for a failed 2016 coup, his wife said on Friday.

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FILE PHOTO: Britain's Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay is seen outside the Cabinet Office in London, Britain October 18, 2019.  REUTERS/Tom Nicholson

Britain has no intention of extending the transition period that follows Brexit past the current December 2020 end date, Brexit minister Stephen Barclay said on Saturday.

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FILE PHOTO: Ian Duncan Smith is seen outside the venue for the Conservative Party annual conference in Manchester, Britain October 1, 2019.  REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Conservative lawmaker Iain Duncan Smith said he would be voting in favor of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's European Union divorce deal on Saturday saying it was time to get Brexit done.

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FILE PHOTO: Democratic Unionist Party leader Arlene Foster and Nigel Dodds leave in Downing Street, London, Britain, January 17, 2019. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

Boris Johnson's Northern Irish allies will consider backing an amendment which would delay any immediate decision on the British prime minister's Brexit deal when it comes before parliament on Saturday.

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A dam failure at a gold mine killed at least 11 miners early on Saturday in Siberia, about 160 km (100 miles) south of the city of Krasnoyarsk, the Russian investigative committee has said.

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FILE PHOTO: Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez arrives to deliver a message after his brother Juan Antonio "Tony" Hernandez was found guilty of U.S. drug trafficking, in Tegucigalpa, Honduras October 18, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Cabrera

Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez emerged battered from the trial and conviction of his brother on Friday after the U.S. Justice Department concluded that the evidence showed narcotraffickers had bribed the president and his party.

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South Korean police detained 19 students on Friday after several climbed over the wall into the grounds of the U.S. ambassador's residence in Seoul in protest against the U.S. troop presence in the country.

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Liberal leader and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau takes part in a rally as he campaigns for the upcoming election,, in Vaughan, Ontario, Canada October 18, 2019. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, trying to retain power after scandals dimmed his image, on Friday said he was fighting for every vote in an election next week and conceded his main rival could win.

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FILE PHOTO: Liberal leader and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau campaigns for the upcoming election, in Whitby, Ontario, Canada October 18, 2019. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

Here is a roundup of the main Canadian political parties' positions ahead of the Oct. 21 federal election, where Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party is neck and neck in opinion polls with the opposition Conservatives led by Andrew Scheer.

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A demonstrator walks near a fire blocking a road during a protest targeting the government over an economic crisis, in downtown Beirut, Lebanon October 18, 2019. REUTERS/Hasan Shaaban

Security forces fired tear gas and chased down protesters in Beirut on Friday after tens of thousands of people across Lebanon marched to demand the demise of a political elite they accuse of looting the economy to the point of collapse.

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Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador holds his daily news conference in Oaxaca, Mexico October 18, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Luis Plata

Mexican officials on Friday admitted they had bungled the arrest of kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's son, who they let go during shootouts with drug gangs in the streets of a major city, but the president insisted his security strategy was working.

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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves Downing Street to head for the House of Commons as parliament discusses Brexit, sitting on a Saturday for the first time since the 1982 Falklands War, in London, Britain, October 19, 2019. REUTERS/Tom Nicholson

Prime Minister Boris Johnson puts his last-minute Brexit deal to a vote in an extraordinary sitting of the British parliament on Saturday, a day of reckoning that could decide the course of the United Kingdom's departure from the European Union.

World News9 hours ago

Smoke rises from a building near the Syrian town of Ras al-Ain as seen from the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 18, 2019. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov

Turkey will set up a dozen observation posts across northeast Syria, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday, insisting that a planned "safe zone" will extend much farther than U.S. officials said was covered under a fragile ceasefire deal.

World News10 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Vice President Mike Pence meets with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan at the Presidential Palace in Ankara, Turkey, October 17, 2019. REUTERS/Huseyin Aldemir/File Photo/File Photo

The surprise deal to suspend Turkey's military offensive against Kurdish-led forces in Syria hinged on President Tayyip Erdogan's demand that Washington agree a time limit on any ceasefire, a senior Turkish official said on Friday.

World News4 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: China's Vice Premier Liu He hands a letter from China's President Xi Jinping to U.S. President Donald Trump during their meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, U.S., October 11, 2019. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas/File Photo

Chinese Vice Premier Liu He said on Saturday that China will work with the United States to address each other's core concerns on the basis of equality and mutual respect, and that stopping the trade war would be good for both sides and the world.

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A subway ticket office is seen on fire during a protest against the increase in the subway ticket prices in Santiago, Chile, October 19, 2019 REUTERS/Ramon Monroy

Chile's President Sebastian Pinera declared a state of emergency in the capital Santiago early on Saturday, as the city of 6 million descended into chaos amid riots that left a downtown building engulfed in flames and its metro system shuttered.

World News3 hours ago

A demonstrator takes part in a protest against the government of president Juan Orlando Hernandez, whose brother Juan Antonio "Tony" Hernandez was found guilty of U.S. drug trafficking, in Tegucigalpa, Honduras October 18, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Cabrera

Honduran politician Juan Antonio "Tony" Hernandez was found guilty of U.S. drug trafficking charges on Friday after a two-week trial that featured dramatic accusations of corruption against his brother, the Central American nation's president.

World News2 hours ago

The Australian Federal Police said on Saturday it had charged a 43-year-old Iraqi man for his part in allegedly organizing a people smuggling venture that led to the deaths of more than 350 asylum seekers when their boat sank in 2001.

World News3 hours ago

People wearing masks gather during an anti-government protest in Hong Kong, China, October 18, 2019. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam took to the airwaves on Saturday to back the use of force by police ahead of a major anti-government march planned this weekend in the Chinese-ruled city, which has been battered by months of violent protests.

World News10 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Tourists in a vintage car pass by the U.S. Embassy in Havana, Cuba, November 1, 2018. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

The United States is imposing new sanctions on Cuba over its human rights record and its support for Venezuela's government, the U.S. Commerce Department said on Friday.

World News28 minutes ago

Cambodian police have arrested the Turkish-Mexican former director of a school run by the movement of U.S.-based Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen, who Ankara blames for a failed 2016 coup, his wife said on Friday.

World Newsan hour ago

FILE PHOTO: Britain's Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay is seen outside the Cabinet Office in London, Britain October 18, 2019.  REUTERS/Tom Nicholson

Britain has no intention of extending the transition period that follows Brexit past the current December 2020 end date, Brexit minister Stephen Barclay said on Saturday.

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FILE PHOTO: Ian Duncan Smith is seen outside the venue for the Conservative Party annual conference in Manchester, Britain October 1, 2019.  REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Conservative lawmaker Iain Duncan Smith said he would be voting in favor of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's European Union divorce deal on Saturday saying it was time to get Brexit done.

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FILE PHOTO: Democratic Unionist Party leader Arlene Foster and Nigel Dodds leave in Downing Street, London, Britain, January 17, 2019. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

Boris Johnson's Northern Irish allies will consider backing an amendment which would delay any immediate decision on the British prime minister's Brexit deal when it comes before parliament on Saturday.

World News2 hours ago

A dam failure at a gold mine killed at least 11 miners early on Saturday in Siberia, about 160 km (100 miles) south of the city of Krasnoyarsk, the Russian investigative committee has said.

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FILE PHOTO: Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez arrives to deliver a message after his brother Juan Antonio "Tony" Hernandez was found guilty of U.S. drug trafficking, in Tegucigalpa, Honduras October 18, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Cabrera

Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez emerged battered from the trial and conviction of his brother on Friday after the U.S. Justice Department concluded that the evidence showed narcotraffickers had bribed the president and his party.

World News5 hours ago

South Korean police detained 19 students on Friday after several climbed over the wall into the grounds of the U.S. ambassador's residence in Seoul in protest against the U.S. troop presence in the country.

World News6 hours ago

Liberal leader and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau takes part in a rally as he campaigns for the upcoming election,, in Vaughan, Ontario, Canada October 18, 2019. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, trying to retain power after scandals dimmed his image, on Friday said he was fighting for every vote in an election next week and conceded his main rival could win.

World News6 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Liberal leader and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau campaigns for the upcoming election, in Whitby, Ontario, Canada October 18, 2019. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

Here is a roundup of the main Canadian political parties' positions ahead of the Oct. 21 federal election, where Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party is neck and neck in opinion polls with the opposition Conservatives led by Andrew Scheer.

World News7 hours ago

A demonstrator walks near a fire blocking a road during a protest targeting the government over an economic crisis, in downtown Beirut, Lebanon October 18, 2019. REUTERS/Hasan Shaaban

Security forces fired tear gas and chased down protesters in Beirut on Friday after tens of thousands of people across Lebanon marched to demand the demise of a political elite they accuse of looting the economy to the point of collapse.

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