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GENEVA (Reuters) – Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders) said on Tuesday it had suspended most of its medical aid activities in northeast Syria and was evacuating all international staff in the wake of air strikes and violence during Turkey’s week-old incursion. “The decision to suspend the majority of MSF’s activities comes as the humanitarian […]

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – A seven-story residential building collapsed in the northeast Brazilian city of Fortaleza on Tuesday, killing at least one person, rescue workers told TV channel GloboNews. Seven people were found alive, the rescue workers said. The building fell at around 10:30 a.m. local time (1330 GMT), but it was not immediately clear […]

LONDON (Reuters) – Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party will not support Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal if he has to make more concessions to the European Union to get it done, the HuffPost reported on Tuesday. “The problem is that the EU and Republic of Ireland see it as a chance to push for […]

SEOUL (Reuters) – Long-time foes North and South Korea played a World Cup qualifier on Tuesday, their first football match in the North in 30 years, but no fans were allowed in the stands and Pyongyang refused to broadcast the game live. There were also no goals. The last time the two sides met in […]

WARSAW (Reuters) – Poland’s ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party won 43.6% of votes in Sunday’s parliamentary election, the Polish Electoral Commission said on Monday, citing its final count of votes. The Commission said it would announce the number of seats PiS has won in the lower house of parliament, the Sejm, at around 1800 […]

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Fourteen police have been killed in an ambush in the western Mexican state of Michoacan, authorities said on Monday, in one of the bloodiest attacks on security forces since President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador took office in December. The ministry for public security said on Twitter it would use all means […]

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey’s Foreign Ministry said on Monday that it rejected and condemned decisions taken by the European Union to suspend arms exports to Turkey following Ankara’s northeast Syria incursion and drilling activities in the eastern Mediterranean. European Union countries committed on Monday to suspending arms exports to Turkey and agreed to draw up […]

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The launch of the new European Commission, the European Union’s executive arm, is likely to be delayed by a month because the European Parliament has rejected three candidates proposed by EU governments for commissioners, several EU officials said on Monday. Josep Borrell, the incoming EU foreign affairs chief, told reporters in Luxembourg […]

BARCELONA (Reuters) – Spanish police charged against Catalan pro-independence protesters at the entrance to the Barcelona international airport on Monday after Spain’s Supreme court jailed nine separatist leaders, El Mundo newspaper said. Video footage showed police using batons on some of the demonstrators, some of them masked and hooded, who pushed and shoved in return. […]