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Merkel’s Bavarian ally hopeful SPD coalition partner will back migrant centers

BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany’s interior minister said on Thursday he was confident center-left coalition partners would back setting up border zone transit centers for migrants under a plan to defuse a dispute over asylum policy threatening to bring down the government. German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Finance Minister Olaf Scholz and German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer attend a budget debate at ...

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Investors hopeful Mexico’s Lopez Obrador will veer to the center

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Mexican assets are poised to strengthen even if leftist front-runner Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador wins Sunday’s presidential election, analysts say, on expectations he will govern from the center and as the uncertainty stemming from the race fades. FILE PHOTO: Mexican presidential candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador waves to supporters during his closing campaign rally at the ...

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North Korea summit: US hopeful Trump-Kim meet will go ahead

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWhy North Korea is angry at this man The Trump administration is hopeful its summit with North Korea will go ahead, despite threats of cancellation. A White House spokesperson said the US president remained ready. Hours earlier, North Korea released an angry statement saying it might pull out of the meeting if ...

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White House: U.S. still hopeful for North Korea summit

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States is still hopeful about a planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un but President Donald Trump is prepared for a tough negotiation process, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said on Wednesday. U.S. White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders listens to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar answer questions from the ...

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Congo presidential hopeful rejects any deal with Kabila

KINSHASA (Reuters) – Congolese opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi rejected suggestions that he might do a deal with President Joseph Kabila, at a rally which passed off peacefully on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Congolese opposition politician Felix Tshisekedi addresses a news conference in Limete Municipality of Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, October 12, 2017. REUTERS/Robert Carrubba/File Photo Tshisekedi is one of two ...

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