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YEREVAN (Reuters) – Armenia’s acting prime minister, Karen Karapetyan, on Wednesday suggested holding a new parliamentary election to end a political crisis which has gripped the country for almost two weeks. A policeman stands guard as supporters of Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan stage a rally in Yerevan, Armenia April 25, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich Meanwhile
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YEREVAN (Reuters) – A politician who forced Armenia’s prime minister to resign led thousands of people on a march on Tuesday to mark the anniversary of Ottoman Turk massacres of Armenians in 1915, cementing his growing political stature. Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan walks before a ceremony to commemorate the 103rd anniversary of mass killing
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BEIRUT (Reuters) – Incidents of political violence including an assault on one candidate and an attack on the office of another are casting a shadow over Lebanon’s first general election in nine years. Posters of Lebanese parliament candidates Rania Shmaitilly and Nabil Bader are seen on a building in Beirut, Lebanon April 23, 2018. REUTERS/
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BEIRUT (Reuters) – The Syrian army bombarded a jihadist enclave in south Damascus on Monday, state television and a war monitor said, as President Bashar al-Assad seeks to regain all ground near the capital. FILE PHOTO: Syrian Army soldiers stand near weapons that belonged to rebels from Eastern Qalamoun, after they handed them over, at
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LONDON (Reuters) – Kate, the wife of Prince William, was admitted to hospital on Monday to give birth to the couple’s third child and the latest member of Britain’s royal family. Britain’s Princess Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, attends a reception at Claerchens Ballhaus, in Berlin Germany, July 20, 2017. REUTERS/Britta Pedersen/POOL The Duke and
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TOKYO (Reuters) – Voter support for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, battered by accusations of cronyism and other government missteps, slipped in three newspaper surveys published on Monday, as opposition parties demanded that his finance minister resign. Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks to reporters after he attends a cherry blossom viewing party at Shinjuku
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ASUNCION (Reuters) – The candidate from Paraguay’s ruling Colorado Party easily won Sunday’s presidential election, according to official results with 50 percent of ballots counted, pointing toward another five years of pro-business policies in the major soy producer. Paraguayan presidential candidate Mario Abdo Benitez of the Colorado Party shakes hands with members of the media
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