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Fear of war looms over Syria neighbours, Iran says

Media playback is unsupported on your device Iran’s deputy foreign minister says the situation in its ally Syria is “very complicated” amid growing concern a wider regional war could erupt. “Fear of war is everywhere in our region,” Abbas Araqchi ...

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South Korean chat app becomes new outlet for #MeToo movement

SEOUL (Reuters) – A chat app where South Koreans can anonymously dish the dirt on their misbehaving bosses and colleagues is belatedly stirring the country’s #MeToo movement, shedding new light on sexual harassment in the heavily male-dominated corporate culture. Prompted ...

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Venezuela's Maduro wants 'mega-election' amid opposition boycott

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has proposed holding a “mega-election” after the opposition coalition said it would boycott a planned presidential poll in April. Mr Maduro said he wanted to add legislative, state and municipal votes to provide “democratic renewal”. Opposition ...

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U.S. looking at potential new sanctions against Russia

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration is considering new sanctions against Russia in response to election meddling and a devastating cyber attack last year, senior U.S. officials said on Wednesday, pushing back against criticism that it has been slow to ...

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