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Ugandan government critic alleges police shot dead his driver

KAMPALA (Reuters) – A musician turned anti-government politician alleged that police shot at his vehicle and killed his driver on Monday during campaigning for a parliamentary by-election in northwest Uganda. Robert Kyagulanyi, a popular independent who is an outspoken critic of President Yoweri Museveni, said the shooting happened while he was canvassing for his preferred candidate. “Police has shot my ...

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Iran’s Khamenei rejects Trump offer of talks, chides government over economy

ANKARA (Reuters) – Iran’s Supreme Leader on Monday rejected U.S. President Donald Trump’s offer of unconditional talks to improve bilateral ties and he also accused the Iranian government of economic mismanagement in the face of reimposed U.S. sanctions. Washington reimposed the sanctions last week after pulling out of a 2015 international deal aimed at curbing Iran’s nuclear program in return ...

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Australian PM’s popularity slumps as government fractures emerge

SYDNEY (Reuters) – The personal approval rating of Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull fell to its lowest level in more than four months, a widely watched poll showed on Monday, adding pressure on Turnbull as he seeks to unite a fractured government. FILE PHOTO: Australia’s Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and German Chancellor Angela Merkel (not pictured) address the media following ...

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Thousands rally to demand Romanian government resignation

BUCHAREST (Reuters) – Thousands of Romanians rallied for a third day running on Sunday against the Social Democrat government in anti-corruption protests, demanding Prime Minister Viorica Dancila step down. People attend a protest in Bucharest, Romania August 10, 2018, in this image taken from social media. Picture taken August 10, 2018. Octav Dragan/via REUTERS. The protests in Bucharest and in ...

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Mazda, Suzuki, Yamaha Motor cheated on fuel economy, emissions testing: Japan government

TOKYO (Reuters) – Mazda Motor Corp, Suzuki Motor Corp and Yamaha Motor Co improperly tested vehicles for fuel economy and emissions, the Japanese government said on Thursday, in the latest cases of data falsifications by the nation’s manufacturers. Suzuki Motor CEO Toshihiro Suzuki attends a news conference in Tokyo, Japan August 9, 2018. REUTERS/Toru Hanai The government had ordered the ...

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New Colombia government to review decision to recognize Palestine

BOGOTA (Reuters) – Colombia’s new government said it would review former President Juan Manuel Santos’ recognition of Palestine after the previously unreleased decision was made public on Wednesday. President Ivan Duque took office on Tuesday and was informed a few days ago of Santos’ decision, which was detailed in an Aug. 3 letter to the Palestinian representative in Colombia, the foreign ...

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Ethiopian government signs deal with Oromo rebels to end hostilities

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s government has signed an agreement to end hostilities with the Oromo Liberation Front, which it had previously declared a terrorist movement, state television reported on Tuesday. The agreement appeared to be another step in a drive by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to reform institutions, open parts of the state-controlled economy and improve security and diplomatic ...

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Welsh Government lawyer and PC jailed for child sex abuse

Image copyright South Wales Police Image caption John Ryan-Guess and Dean Roberts met in an online chat room A police officer who raped a toddler has been jailed along with a Welsh Government lawyer for his part in child sex abuse. South Wales Police officer Dean Roberts got 12 years after admitting one count of rape and five indecent assaults. ...

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