Manuel Noriega, Panama ex-strongman, dies at 83

General Manuel Antonio Noriega, former military leader of Panama, has died aged 83, officials have announced. Noriega recently underwent an operation after suffering a haemorrhage following brain surgery. Noriega had been a key US ally but was forcibly removed when … Continue reading


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Manchester attack: Victoria station reopens

Manchester Victoria railway station has reopened more than a week after the suicide attack at the city’s arena. The station, attached to Manchester Arena, was shut after the bombing at the Ariana Grande concert, which left 22 people dead and … Continue reading


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Former Panama dictator Manuel Noriega dies at 83

Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega, who spied for the CIA before his drug trafficking and brutal regime sparked a U.S. invasion in 1989, has died aged 83. President Juan Carlos Varela announced Noriega’s death on Twitter late on Monday, and … Continue reading


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Former Panama dictator Manuel Noriega dies at 83

Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega, who spied for the CIA before his drug trafficking and brutal regime sparked a U.S. invasion in 1989, has died aged 83. President Juan Carlos Varela announced Noriega’s death on Twitter late on Monday, and … Continue reading


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Trump administration nearing completion of Cuba policy review: sources

A vintage car passes by in front of the U.S. Embassy in Havana, Cuba, January 12, 2017. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini


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Cyclone Mora hits Bangladesh with heavy wind and rain

Cyclone Mora has hit Bangladesh, lashing the country’s south-eastern coast with heavy rain and winds. The powerful storm made landfall on Tuesday morning between the fishing port of Cox’s Bazar and the city of Chittagong, with winds of up to … Continue reading


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Cyclone brings destruction to Myanmar refugee camps in Bangladesh

REFILE – CORRECTING BYLINE Debris of houses is seen after a flood affected a village in Matara, Sri Lanka May 29, 2017. Sri Lanka Air Force/Handout via REUTERS


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Siege gunman shot dead after policeman's killing in Queensland

A man who killed a policeman before holding authorities at bay for 18 hours has been shot dead in Australia. On Monday, Rick Maddison fatally shot Senior Constable Brett Forte after the police officer intercepted his car in Queensland. He … Continue reading


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Meet the women and girls who rocked Comic Con

Scratch below the surface at Comic Con and you might be surprised to find thousands of young women who go because they find it empowering. It might have a reputation for attracting nerds and geeks, but as one female fan … Continue reading


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Japan household spending sags again in April

Japanese household spending dropped again in April as consumers kept a tight hold on their purse strings despite years of government efforts to boost spending (AFP Photo/TORU YAMANAKA) More Japanese household spending dropped again in April, official figures showed Tuesday, … Continue reading


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Tiger Woods: Alcohol 'not involved' in arrest

Golfer Tiger Woods says alcohol was “not involved” in his arrest while driving in Florida early on Monday. The player, who was charged with Driving Under the Influence (DUI), blamed “an unexpected reaction to prescribed medication”. “I understand the severity … Continue reading


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Zoo tiger death: Victim named as Rosa King

A zoo-keeper who died after a tiger entered an enclosure at a wildlife park in Cambridgeshire has been named as 33-year-old Rosa King. The death happened at Hamerton Zoo Park, near Huntingdon, at about 11:15 BST on Monday. Wildlife photographer … Continue reading


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Singapore's central bank ends 1MDB review, penalizes Credit Suisse, UOB

FILE PHOTO: Men walk past a 1 Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) billboard at the fund’s flagship Tun Razak Exchange development in Kuala Lumpur March 1, 2015. REUTERS/Olivia Harris/File Photo


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Euro slips on Greece bailout, Italian vote concerns; stocks drift

Traders work in front of the German share price index, DAX board, at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, May 29, 2017. REUTERS/Staff/Remote


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Strong start to summer driving season pushed U.S. oil rises towards $50

An oil pump is seen operating in the Permian Basin near Midland, Texas, U.S. on May 3, 2017. Picture taken May 3, 2017. REUTERS/Ernest Scheyder


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