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Russian air force plane lands in Venezuela: witness, website

By Manaure Quintero MAIQUETIA, Venezuela (Reuters) – A Russian air force plane landed on Monday in Venezuela’s main airport, according to a Reuters witness and...

Worshippers seek Nigerian televangelist’s blessing in Nazareth

By Ammar Awad NAZARETH, Israel (Reuters) – Evangelical Christians have flocked to Israel for a mass faith-healing by a celebrity Nigerian pastor outside Jesus’s hometown...

Italian ‘cocaine king’ makes midnight escape from jail in Uruguay

MONTEVIDEO (Reuters) – An Italian mob boss, who had been imprisoned in Uruguay since 2017, escaped from jail overnight as he was waiting to...

U.S. says accused Facebook fraudster Ceglia a fugitive after Ecuador freed...

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. prosecutors on Monday said the New York man charged with trying to defraud Facebook Inc founder Mark Zuckerberg out...

Biden details immigration vision ahead of first Democratic 2020 debate

By Amanda Becker WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, who is running for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020, called on Monday...

Asylum applications in EU rise as more Venezuelans seek refuge

By Francesco Guarascio BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The number of people seeking political asylum in the European Union is rising again, driven up by Latin American...
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Avianca Brasil loses slots in Sao Paulo’s domestic airport

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazil’s civil aviation regulator will take back grounded airline Avianca Brasil’s slots in Sao Paulo’s coveted domestic airport as part...

U.S. Supreme Court rejects Argentina appeal over YPF energy company

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected Argentina’s bid to fend off a lawsuit by energy company Petersen Energía...

WTO says G20 erected 20 new trade barriers, although 29 barriers...

GENEVA (Reuters) – The world’s 20 most advanced economies, the G20, erected 20 new trade restrictions between October and May, covering trade worth $335.9...

Santander to pay 1 billion euros to end insurance accord with...

MADRID (Reuters) – Spain’s largest lender Banco Santander said on Monday it will pay almost 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) to end an agreement...

Lower for longer: Supply glut in focus as Asia’s biggest coal...

By Melanie Burton and Fransiska Nangoy NUSA DUA, Indonesia (Reuters) – Slowing economic growth in China is weighing on demand expectations for thermal coal in...

Brazil’s Petrobras confirms $700 million payment due to arbitration

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazil’s state-controlled oil company Petróleo Brasileiro SA confirmed on Friday it had made a $700 million payment related to an...
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Keep calm and buy more avocados: Walmart-Cornershop deal falls

SANTIAGO (Reuters) – Walmart and delivery app Cornershop have ditched plans to link up after Mexican anti-trust officials blocked the deal earlier this month,...

Delivery startup Rappi partners with Visa to offer pre-paid cards in...

By Gabriela Mello SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Delivery startup Rappi is partnering with Visa Inc to offer a prepaid card linked to its digital wallet...

Oil group Total hopes new supercomputer will help it find oil...

By Bate Felix PARIS (Reuters) – Energy major Total said its new supercomputer – which has propelled it to a world ranking as the most...
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Time for France to step up their game as U.S. clash...

By Julien Pretot PARIS (Reuters) – France are admittedly far from their best at the women’s World Cup, and with a likely quarter-final clash against...

Early Australia exit heaps pressure on embattled FFA

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – A calamitous penalty shootout loss to Norway was a fitting end to a chaotic women’s World Cup campaign for an Australia...

Mexico edge Martinique to top Gold Cup group

(Reuters) – Seven-times Gold Cup champions Mexico secured top spot in Group A with a 3-2 win over Martinique in Charlotte, North Carolina on...