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Sri Lanka president suspends parliament: cabinet spokesman

FILE PHOTO: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena gestures as he speaks during a meeting with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia March 23, 2017. REUTERS/Kirill Kudryavtsev//File Photo COLOMBO (Reuters) – Sri Lanka’s President Maithripala Sirisena prorogued the parliament with effect from 12 noon on Saturday, a day after he removed Ranil Wickremesinghe as prime minister ...

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Ford in Spain to halt car production for nine days due to low demand: spokesman

MADRID (Reuters) – U.S. car manufacturer Ford (F.N) will stop car production in its plant in Almussafes in eastern Spain for nine days during November due to a lower demand for its vehicles, a spokesman said on Tuesday. Cars are pictured at the Ford factory in Almussafes near Valencia, Spain June 15, 2018. REUTERS/Heino Kalis/File Photo Engine production would also ...

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No place for personal vitriol in politics, May’s spokesman says

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May’s spokesman said on Monday that there was no place for personal vitriol in politics, after weekend media reports where an anonymous critic said “assassination is in the air”. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May leaves a news conference at the European Union leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium October 18, 2018. REUTERS/Toby ...

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Turkey will not have anything covered up in Khashoggi case, AK Party spokesman says

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey does not want anything covered up in the case of slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi, nor will it blame anyone in advance, the ruling AK Party’s spokesman said on Saturday. The state-run Anadolu news agency quoted Omer Celik as making the comment. Saudi Arabia on Saturday said Khashoggi had died in a fight inside its Istanbul consulate ...

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No divorce without precise future framework: spokesman for UK’s May

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain cannot agree a withdrawal deal with the European Union without securing a precise framework for their future relationship, a spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday. After more positive comments from the EU over the Brexit negotiations, the spokesman said there was a difference between optimistic talk about a deal being done and getting ...

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U.S. funding cut is ‘flagrant assault’ against Palestinian people: Abbas spokesman

RAMALLAH (Reuters) – A U.S. decision to halt funding to a U.N. agency helping Palestinian refugees was a “flagrant assault” against Palestinian people, a spokesman for Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said on Friday. “The consecutive American decisions represent a flagrant assault against the Palestinian people and a defiance of U.N. resolutions,” spokesman Nabil Abu Rdainah told Reuters. “Such a punishment will ...

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Myanmar spokesman rejects U.N. genocide report

YANGON (Reuters) – A Myanmar government spokesman on Wednesday rejected a report by United Nations investigators that called for top generals to be prosecuted for genocide, saying the international community was making “false allegations”. FILE PHOTO: Christopher Sidoti, Marzuki Darusman and Radhika Coomaraswamy, members of the Independent International Fact-finding Mission on Myanmar attends a news conference on the publication of ...

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U.S. reviewing El Salvador relationship after Taiwan break: spokesman

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States is “deeply disappointed” by El Salvador’s decision to break diplomatic ties with Taiwan in favor of China and is reviewing its relationship with San Salvador as a result, a spokesman for the U.S. State Department said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO – A man waits to visit the Taiwan embassy a day after the Salvadoran ...

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