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LAST_UPDATEWed, 29 Mar 2017 3pm

Wary Of Trump, China Launches EU Charm Offensive: Diplomats

Pic: ReutersBRUSSELS/BEIJING: China has launched a charm offensive with the European Union since U.S. President Donald Trump took office, shifting its stance on trade negotiations and signaling closer cooperation on a range of other issues, European diplomats say.

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PM May To Fire The Starting Gun On Brexit

Pic: ReutersLONDON: Prime Minister Theresa May will file formal Brexit divorce papers on Wednesday, pitching the United Kingdom into the unknown and triggering years of uncertain negotiations that will test the endurance of the European Union.

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House Intelligence Chairman Under Pressure In Trump-Russia Inquiry

Pic: ReutersWASHINGTON: Two leading Republican senators joined Democrats on Tuesday in questioning the objectivity of the chairman of House of Representatives intelligence committee in its investigation of possible Russia ties to President Donald Trump's campaign.

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France's Macron Confident Of Winning Parliamentary Majority

Pic: ReutersCentrist French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday he expected to be able to form a parliamentary majority in the June legislative elections should be elected to the presidency in May.

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Germany Tells Turkey Not To Spy On Turks Living On Its Soil

Pic: ReutersBERLIN: Germany will not tolerate foreign espionage on its territory, the interior minister said on Tuesday, in a robust response to media reports that Turkish secret services were spying on supporters of the Gulen movement in Germany.

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A Year On, Regal Suu Kyi Struggles To Move Myanmar On From Conflict

Pic: ReutersYANGON/NAYPYITAW: At the beginning of this year, Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi sat down with one of her advisers to go through priorities for the coming months. She began with an apology for the slow pace of economic reform.

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China Calls For Explanation After Paris Police Shoot Dead Chinese Man

Pic: ReutersFrench police said on Tuesday they opened an inquiry after a Chinese man was shot dead by police at his Paris home, triggering rioting in the French capital by members of the Chinese community and a sharp reaction from Beijing.

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Police Erect New Security Barriers Around Queen's Windsor Castle After London Attack

Pic: ReutersPolice erected new barriers around Queen Elizabeth's Windsor Castle home on Tuesday to boost protection a week after a man killed four people in an attack around parliament in central London.

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Pope Backs Global Nuclear Arms Ban As U.N. Conference Sputters

Pic: ReutersVATICAN CITY: Pope Francis urged the United Nations on Tuesday to seek the "total elimination" of nuclear weapons, speaking as the United States and some other major powers boycotted a conference considering a global ban.

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South Korea Finds Remains Of At Least One Victim Of Ferry Disaster Near Vessel

Pic: ReutersThe remains of what appears to be at least one unrecovered victim of South Korea's sunken Sewol ferry were found near the salvaged vessel on Tuesday, an official said, nearly three years after the disaster that killed 304 people.

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