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A convoy of U.S. vehicles is seen after withdrawing from northern Syria, at the Iraqi-Syrian border crossing in the outskirts of Dohuk,, Iraq, October 21, 2019. REUTERS/Ari Jalal

The Pentagon is considering keeping some U.S. troops near oilfields in northeastern Syria alongside Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) to help deny oil to Islamic State militants, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Monday.

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FILE PHOTO: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the swearing-in ceremony of the 22nd Knesset, the Israeli parliament, in Jerusalem October 3, 2019. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun/File Photo

Benjamin Netanyahu gave up his effort to form a new government on Monday after failing to secure a majority coalition, creating an opportunity for centrist rival Benny Gantz to replace Israel's longest serving prime minister.

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Voting information pamphlets sit on a table as New Democratic Party (NDP) leader Jagmeet Singh helps sort documents at the NDP election office on Election Day in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada October 21, 2019.  REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

Canadians were voting on Monday to determine whether Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who swept into office four years ago as a charismatic figure promising "sunny ways," will remain in power after two major scandals.

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FILE PHOTO: Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks at 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, in this screen grab taken from video. Parliament TV via REUTERS

Prime Minister Boris Johnson appealed to lawmakers on Monday to approve his Brexit bill this week, saying neither he, the European Union or the public wanted any more delays to Britain's departure from the bloc.

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Police officers stand next to a burning barricade during an anti-government protest in Hong Kong, China, October 20, 2019. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

Hong Kong riot police fired tear gas late on Monday to disperse pro-democracy demonstrators gathered to commemorate the three-month anniversary of an assault by more than 100 men on protesters, commuters and journalists.

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A demonstrator holds a sign reading "Pinera, resign" during a protest against high living costs, in Concepcion, Chile October 21, 2019. REUTERS/Juan Gonzalez

Thousands of Chileans poured into Santiago's central squares Monday to protest high living costs after a weekend of looting, arson and clashes with security forces killed 11 people and prompted President Sebastian Pinera to declare the country "at war" with vandals.

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Lebanon's President Michel Aoun presides a cabinet session at the Baabda palace, Lebanon October 21, 2019. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir

Lebanon approved an emergency reform package on Monday in response to protests over dire economic conditions, but the moves did not go far enough to persuade demonstrators to leave the streets or investors to halt a plunge in its bonds.

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is seen in the courtroom sketch during a case management hearing in Assange's U.S. extradition case at Westminster Magistrates Court, in London, Britain, October 21, 2019. Julia Quenzler/Handout via REUTERS

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange appeared confused at a London court hearing on Monday, struggling to recall his name and age in his first public appearance in months as he sought to fight extradition to the United States.

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FILE PHOTO: A local walks past a billboard with a picture of Mozambique's president and leader of the Frelimo Party, Filipe Nyusi, ahead of Tuesday's provincial and legislative elections, in Maputo, Mozambique, October 11, 2019. REUTERS/Grant Lee Neuenburg/File Photo

Mozambique's former guerrilla movement Renamo on Monday urged citizens to join it in rejecting preliminary results of last week's general election, citing fraud as incumbent President Filipe Nyusi took a strong lead.

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FILE PHOTO: Charlotte Charles, the mother of British teen Harry Dunn who was killed in a car crash on his motorcycle, allegedly by the wife of an American diplomat, reacts at a news conference in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., October 14, 2019. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Britain said on Monday it was reviewing the rules which govern diplomatic immunity arrangements for U.S. personnel at an air force base after a man was killed when his motorbike collided with a car driven by a U.S. diplomat's wife.

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Japan's Empress Masako arrives at the Imperial Palace on the day Emperor Naruhito is formally enthroned, in Tokyo, Japan October 22, 2019.  REUTERS/Edgar Su

Japanese Emperor Naruhito is poised to officially proclaim his enthronement on Tuesday in a centuries-old ceremony attended by dignitaries, including heads of state and other royals, from more than 180 countries.

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A sign directs voters to a polling station for the federal election in Toronto, Ontario, Canada October 21, 2019.  REUTERS/Chris Helgren

The first polls in what looks to be a tightly contested Canadian election closed at 7 p.m. EDT (2300 GMT) on Monday in Newfoundland and Labrador, according to a schedule issued by Elections Canada.

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

Mexico jumped into action on Monday in the wake of a cartel assault that freed Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's son in a northern city, sending in special forces to patrol the town and asking U.S. officials to stop gun-smuggling across the shared border.

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FILE PHOTO: Migrant men sit on the ground after being detained by law enforcement for illegally crossing the Rio Grande and attempting to evade capture in Hidalgo, Texas, U.S., August 23, 2019. Picture taken August 23, 2019. REUTERS/Loren Elliott/File Photo

The Trump administration on Monday proposed taking DNA samples from immigrants detained by U.S. authorities, raising privacy concerns especially for asylum-seekers and minor offenders whose genetic information would go into an FBI database.

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FILE PHOTO: Kurdish region's Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani speaks during a news conference in Erbil, Iraq November 20, 2017. REUTERS/Azad Lashkari

Iraqi Kurdish President Nechirvan Barzani said on Monday that the United States pulling out of Syria was "undesirable" but that the semi-autonomous region appreciated the U.S. historical role in protecting it.

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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks ahead of a vote on his renegotiated Brexit deal, on what has been dubbed "Super Saturday", in the House of Commons in London, Britain October 19, 2019. ©UK Parliament/Jessica Taylor/Handout via REUTERS

Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces a potentially perilous ratification of his Brexit divorce deal in the British parliament after the speaker refused to allow a vote on it on Monday.

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The Mexican Security Ministry said on Monday that U.S. authorities had promised efforts to confront weapons trafficking to Mexico, days after heavily armed cartel gunmen caused chaos in the northwestern city of Culiacan.

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Displaced Kurds stuck at a border after a Turkish offensive in northeastern Syria, wait to try cross to the Iraqi side, at the Semalka crossing, next Derik city, Syria, October 21, 2019. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

Made homeless when Turkish shells slammed into his house in northern Syria, Kurdish day labourer Suleiman Mohamed and his family spent 10 days in desperate search of shelter nearby.

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Two members of Iraq's security forces were killed and three wounded when Islamic State militants attacked checkpoints in the Allas oilfields area of the northern Salahuddin province on Monday, the military said in a statement.

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FILE PHOTO: Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party leader Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer speaks during the Christian Social Union (CSU) party meeting in Munich, Germany, October 19, 2019. REUTERS/Andreas Gebert

German Defence Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer on Monday suggested the creation of a security zone in northern Syria to protect displaced civilians and ensure that the fight continues against Islamic State militia.

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A convoy of U.S. vehicles is seen after withdrawing from northern Syria, at the Iraqi-Syrian border crossing in the outskirts of Dohuk,, Iraq, October 21, 2019. REUTERS/Ari Jalal

The Pentagon is considering keeping some U.S. troops near oilfields in northeastern Syria alongside Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) to help deny oil to Islamic State militants, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Monday.

World News2 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the swearing-in ceremony of the 22nd Knesset, the Israeli parliament, in Jerusalem October 3, 2019. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun/File Photo

Benjamin Netanyahu gave up his effort to form a new government on Monday after failing to secure a majority coalition, creating an opportunity for centrist rival Benny Gantz to replace Israel's longest serving prime minister.

World News4 minutes ago

Voting information pamphlets sit on a table as New Democratic Party (NDP) leader Jagmeet Singh helps sort documents at the NDP election office on Election Day in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada October 21, 2019.  REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

Canadians were voting on Monday to determine whether Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who swept into office four years ago as a charismatic figure promising "sunny ways," will remain in power after two major scandals.

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FILE PHOTO: Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks at 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, in this screen grab taken from video. Parliament TV via REUTERS

Prime Minister Boris Johnson appealed to lawmakers on Monday to approve his Brexit bill this week, saying neither he, the European Union or the public wanted any more delays to Britain's departure from the bloc.

World News7 hours ago

Police officers stand next to a burning barricade during an anti-government protest in Hong Kong, China, October 20, 2019. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

Hong Kong riot police fired tear gas late on Monday to disperse pro-democracy demonstrators gathered to commemorate the three-month anniversary of an assault by more than 100 men on protesters, commuters and journalists.

World News4 minutes ago

A demonstrator holds a sign reading "Pinera, resign" during a protest against high living costs, in Concepcion, Chile October 21, 2019. REUTERS/Juan Gonzalez

Thousands of Chileans poured into Santiago's central squares Monday to protest high living costs after a weekend of looting, arson and clashes with security forces killed 11 people and prompted President Sebastian Pinera to declare the country "at war" with vandals.

World News3 hours ago

Lebanon's President Michel Aoun presides a cabinet session at the Baabda palace, Lebanon October 21, 2019. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir

Lebanon approved an emergency reform package on Monday in response to protests over dire economic conditions, but the moves did not go far enough to persuade demonstrators to leave the streets or investors to halt a plunge in its bonds.

World News6 hours ago

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is seen in the courtroom sketch during a case management hearing in Assange's U.S. extradition case at Westminster Magistrates Court, in London, Britain, October 21, 2019. Julia Quenzler/Handout via REUTERS

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange appeared confused at a London court hearing on Monday, struggling to recall his name and age in his first public appearance in months as he sought to fight extradition to the United States.

World News3 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: A local walks past a billboard with a picture of Mozambique's president and leader of the Frelimo Party, Filipe Nyusi, ahead of Tuesday's provincial and legislative elections, in Maputo, Mozambique, October 11, 2019. REUTERS/Grant Lee Neuenburg/File Photo

Mozambique's former guerrilla movement Renamo on Monday urged citizens to join it in rejecting preliminary results of last week's general election, citing fraud as incumbent President Filipe Nyusi took a strong lead.

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FILE PHOTO: Charlotte Charles, the mother of British teen Harry Dunn who was killed in a car crash on his motorcycle, allegedly by the wife of an American diplomat, reacts at a news conference in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., October 14, 2019. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Britain said on Monday it was reviewing the rules which govern diplomatic immunity arrangements for U.S. personnel at an air force base after a man was killed when his motorbike collided with a car driven by a U.S. diplomat's wife.

World News4 minutes ago

Japan's Empress Masako arrives at the Imperial Palace on the day Emperor Naruhito is formally enthroned, in Tokyo, Japan October 22, 2019.  REUTERS/Edgar Su

Japanese Emperor Naruhito is poised to officially proclaim his enthronement on Tuesday in a centuries-old ceremony attended by dignitaries, including heads of state and other royals, from more than 180 countries.

World News5 minutes ago

A sign directs voters to a polling station for the federal election in Toronto, Ontario, Canada October 21, 2019.  REUTERS/Chris Helgren

The first polls in what looks to be a tightly contested Canadian election closed at 7 p.m. EDT (2300 GMT) on Monday in Newfoundland and Labrador, according to a schedule issued by Elections Canada.

World News22 minutes ago

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

Mexico jumped into action on Monday in the wake of a cartel assault that freed Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's son in a northern city, sending in special forces to patrol the town and asking U.S. officials to stop gun-smuggling across the shared border.

World News40 minutes ago

FILE PHOTO: Migrant men sit on the ground after being detained by law enforcement for illegally crossing the Rio Grande and attempting to evade capture in Hidalgo, Texas, U.S., August 23, 2019. Picture taken August 23, 2019. REUTERS/Loren Elliott/File Photo

The Trump administration on Monday proposed taking DNA samples from immigrants detained by U.S. authorities, raising privacy concerns especially for asylum-seekers and minor offenders whose genetic information would go into an FBI database.

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FILE PHOTO: Kurdish region's Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani speaks during a news conference in Erbil, Iraq November 20, 2017. REUTERS/Azad Lashkari

Iraqi Kurdish President Nechirvan Barzani said on Monday that the United States pulling out of Syria was "undesirable" but that the semi-autonomous region appreciated the U.S. historical role in protecting it.

Brexitan hour ago

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks ahead of a vote on his renegotiated Brexit deal, on what has been dubbed "Super Saturday", in the House of Commons in London, Britain October 19, 2019. ©UK Parliament/Jessica Taylor/Handout via REUTERS

Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces a potentially perilous ratification of his Brexit divorce deal in the British parliament after the speaker refused to allow a vote on it on Monday.

World Newsan hour ago

The Mexican Security Ministry said on Monday that U.S. authorities had promised efforts to confront weapons trafficking to Mexico, days after heavily armed cartel gunmen caused chaos in the northwestern city of Culiacan.

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Displaced Kurds stuck at a border after a Turkish offensive in northeastern Syria, wait to try cross to the Iraqi side, at the Semalka crossing, next Derik city, Syria, October 21, 2019. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

Made homeless when Turkish shells slammed into his house in northern Syria, Kurdish day labourer Suleiman Mohamed and his family spent 10 days in desperate search of shelter nearby.

World News2 hours ago

Two members of Iraq's security forces were killed and three wounded when Islamic State militants attacked checkpoints in the Allas oilfields area of the northern Salahuddin province on Monday, the military said in a statement.

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FILE PHOTO: Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party leader Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer speaks during the Christian Social Union (CSU) party meeting in Munich, Germany, October 19, 2019. REUTERS/Andreas Gebert

German Defence Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer on Monday suggested the creation of a security zone in northern Syria to protect displaced civilians and ensure that the fight continues against Islamic State militia.

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