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Russian parliament backs changes allowing Putin to run again for president

Russian parliament backs changes allowing Putin to run again for president

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Constitutional changes allowing Vladimir Putin to run for president again in 2024 sailed through Russia’s lower house of parliament on Wednesday, opening the way for him to potentially stay in power until 2036. Screens display the vote results during a session of Russia’s lower house of parliament, …

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EU, Turkey in stand-off over funds to tackle new migrant crisis

EU, Turkey in stand-off over funds to tackle new migrant crisis

BRUSSELS/ANKARA (Reuters) – The European Union is scrambling for a new agreement with Turkey to prevent migrants from Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan and beyond flooding into the EU. But there is little sign so far that Ankara is ready to accept the terms Brussels is offering. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan addresses …

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Turkey says will not stop Syrian refugees reaching Europe after troops killed

Turkey says will not stop Syrian refugees reaching Europe after troops killed

ANKARA/ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey will no longer stop Syrian refugees from reaching Europe, a senior Turkish official said, as Ankara responded on Friday to the killing of 33 Turkish soldiers in an air strike by Syrian government forces in Syria’s northwestern Idlib region. FILE PHOTO: Internally displaced Syrian is pushed …

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More than a dozen killed, hundreds injured as New Delhi riots overshadow Trump visit

More than a dozen killed, hundreds injured as New Delhi riots overshadow Trump visit

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – More than a dozen people have been killed and hundreds injured in clashes between opposing groups of protesters in New Delhi, hospital officials said on Tuesday, as riots overshadowed U.S. President Donald Trump’s first visit to India.     The clashes, the worst in the capital since …

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Khamenei says Iran should increase military might to prevent war

Khamenei says Iran should increase military might to prevent war

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran should increase its military might to prevent a war, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei told a gathering of air force commanders on Saturday, dismissing the U.S. sanctions on the country as “criminal act”. Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei gestures as he meets a group of …

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