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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. military believes a Russian introduction of warplanes into Libya may not tip the balance in its stalemated civil war but could further help Moscow eventually secure a geostrategic stronghold in North Africa, a U.S. general said on Friday. Russian military personnel have delivered 14 MiG 29 and Su-24 fighter jets […]

BOGOTA (Reuters) – A multilateral naval anti-drug operation confiscated 50 tonnes of cocaine in 45 days, Colombia President Ivan Duque said on Friday. The Orion V operation – which includes 26 countries from the Americas and Europe – took place from the start of April until May 15. Some 150 people were arrested and dozens […]

(Reuters) – Belgium will allow cross-border travel to visit family members in neighbouring countries from Saturday, in a slight easing of travel restrictions imposed to curb the coronavirus, the interior minister said on Friday. Belgian Interior Minister Pieter De Crem said on Facebook that a ministerial decree will be published on Saturday. “From tomorrow it […]

SANTIAGO (Reuters) – To keep from falling behind in her studies amid the coronavirus pandemic, first-year Chilean college student Paulina Romero climbs onto her roof each day in search of a cell signal strong enough to transmit her online classes. In this rural corner of South America, flanked by the high Andes on one side […]

SAN JOSE (Reuters) – Costa Rica will extend the closure of its borders until June 30, Health Minister Daniel Salas said Friday, prolonging a key element of the country’s effort to contain the coronavirus. The border closure was due to expire June 15. Reporting by Alvaro Murillo Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles.