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09/30/2016 -  Russia said to send more warplanes to Syria, diplomacy 'on life support' - 05:37 PM

MOSCOW/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Russia is sending more warplanes to Syria to ramp up its air campaign, a Russian newspaper reported on Friday, as the United States said diplomacy to halt the violence was "on life support" but not dead yet.

09/30/2016 -  China paper says U.S., South Korea will 'pay the price' for planned missile system - 09:48 PM

BEIJING (Reuters) - The United States and South Korea are destined to "pay the price" for their decision to deploy an advanced missile defense system which will inevitably prompt a "counter attack", China's top newspaper said on Saturday.

09/30/2016 -  Philippines' Duterte likens himself to Hitler, wants to kill millions of drug users - 08:54 PM

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte appeared to liken himself to Nazi leader Adolf Hitler on Friday and said he would "be happy" to exterminate 3 million drug users and peddlers in the country.

09/30/2016 -  British PM May says Scotland will have no veto over Brexit - 04:09 PM

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May said she will listen to Scotland's concerns over Britain's exit from the European Union but that the devolved Scottish government will not have a veto over the Brexit negotiations.

09/30/2016 -  Regional SAARC summit postponed amid rising Pakistani-Indian tensions - 11:55 AM

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - A summit of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) leaders set for Islamabad in November has been postponed indefinitely, the Pakistani government said on Friday, amid rising tension between arch-rivals India and Pakistan.

09/30/2016 -  Sons of 'El Chapo' likely behind deadly ambush in Mexico - 09:12 PM

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Sons of jailed drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman were likely behind an armed attack on a military convoy on Friday, which left five soldiers dead and 10 wounded, a senior security official said.

09/30/2016 -  Independence banners hung at HK universities in defiance of China: media - 10:08 PM

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Around a dozen Hong Kong universities draped large banners calling for the city's independence on China's National Day, defying authorities with demands for the Chinese controlled territory to split with mainland China.

09/30/2016 -  Japan, India to sign nuclear cooperation deal in November: report - 09:57 PM

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan and India are likely to sign a civil nuclear cooperation pact during a visit to Japan by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in mid-November, the Mainichi newspaper reported on Saturday.

09/30/2016 -  In ex-Soviet Georgia, pope issues veiled criticism of Russia - 02:15 PM

TBILISI (Reuters) - Pope Francis called for respect for international law and the sovereign rights of nations as he arrived in Georgia on Friday, an implicit criticism of Russia, which keeps troops in two breakaway areas of the ex-Soviet state.

09/30/2016 -  Israeli troops kill Palestinian who stabbed guard at West Bank checkpoint - 04:17 PM

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - A Palestinian who stabbed and wounded an Israeli security guard at a main military checkpoint in the occupied West Bank that separates Ramallah and Jerusalem, was shot and killed on Friday, police said.


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