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Ethnic violence in southern Ethiopia kills 21, wounds 61 – state news

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Heavy fighting between ethnic groups in southern Ethiopia has killed at least 21 people and wounded 61, its state news agency said on Saturday, amid escalating violence that has sent hundreds fleeing across the border to neighboring Kenya. FILE PHOTO: An Ethiopian girl carries water at the Somare refugee camp on the Ethiopian-Kenyan border near the ...

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News Daily: EU says no to renegotiating Brexit deal, and Strasbourg attacker shot dead

If you want to get this briefing by email, sign-up here ‘No, prime minister’: EU says Brexit deal not up for renegotiation Theresa May has been told that her Brexit deal with the EU is “not open for renegotiation”. The prime minister, who has been attending a summit in Brussels, had hoped for legally binding assurances from other leaders about ...

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News Daily: May joins EU summit after MPs’ vote and second Canadian ‘missing’ in China

If you want to get this briefing by email, sign-up here Image copyright AFP ‘Renewed mission’: May joins EU summit after surviving confidence vote More than a third of Conservative MPs voted on Wednesday that they had no confidence in Theresa May’s leadership, but she remains as prime minister. And the work doesn’t stop. Mrs May is off to a ...

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Syrian news agency removes report of Damascus air attack

BEIRUT (Reuters) – The state-run Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) issued a report on Sunday saying Syrian air defences had intercepted enemy targets around Damascus international airport, but later in the day said the attack had not happened. “Our air defences intercepted enemy aerial targets in the vicinity of Damascus international airport in southern Damascus,” SANA said in its initial ...

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News Daily: Brexit compromise ‘rejected’ and O2 ‘restored’

If you want to get this briefing by email, sign up here Tinkering? Fiddling? After three days chained to Westminster debating Theresa May’s Brexit deal, ministers are being dispatched to different corners of the country on Friday to sell it to the public. Critics back in the Commons, though, still aren’t buying it, and an attempt to find a compromise ...

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India government meets with WhatsApp over tracing of fake news: source

MUMBAI (Reuters) – Indian tech ministry officials met with senior WhatsApp executives this week to ask the Facebook Inc (FB.O) unit to start tracing the origins of misinformation spread through its messaging platform, a senior government official said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: Men pose with smartphones in front of displayed Whatsapp logo in this illustration September 14, 2017. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/File ...

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