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Reuters World News 05/26/2017
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05/26/2017 -  G7 leaders turn gaze to Africa, climate harmony elusive - 04:16 PM

TAORMINA, Italy (Reuters) - Leaders of the Group of Seven wealthy nations meet African heads of state on Saturday, the final day of their annual summit which has been marked by discord over climate change, but unity on tackling terrorism.


05/26/2017 -  UK police say they've arrested some key players behind Manchester bombing - 02:02 PM

LONDON (Reuters) - British police have arrested a "large part of the network" behind this week's Manchester suicide bombing but more arrests are likely, the country's top counter-terrorism officer said on Friday.


05/26/2017 -  Egypt launches air raids on Libya after Christians killed - 06:17 PM

MINYA, Egypt (Reuters) - Egyptian fighter jets carried out strikes on Friday directed at camps in Libya which Cairo says have been training militants who killed dozens of Christians earlier in the day.


05/26/2017 -  Chinese jets intercept U.S surveillance plane: U.S. officials - 07:17 PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two Chinese fighter jets intercepted a U.S. Navy surveillance plane over the South China Sea on Wednesday, with one coming within 200 yards (180 meters) of the American aircraft, U.S. officials told Reuters.


05/26/2017 -  Fierce clashes as rival factions battle in Libyan capital - 04:44 PM

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Heavy clashes erupted in the Libyan capital Tripoli on Friday, as armed groups aligned with the U.N.-backed government fought to fend off a major offensive by rival Islamist-leaning forces and militia fighters.


05/26/2017 -  Taiwan tells China don't use "black box" hearing against detained activist - 10:03 PM

TAIPEI (Reuters) - China must not conduct a "black box" hearing against a Taiwan activist arrested on suspicion of subversion, but openly judge his case and disclose all the evidence, Taiwan's ruling party said on Saturday.


05/26/2017 -  Under state pressure, Venezuela TV limits live coverage of protests - 07:16 PM

CARACAS (Reuters) - In the mountains above Caracas, two government officials often stand watch over the antennas of TV news network Globovision, poised to take it off air if regulators object to coverage of anti-government protests, according to two station employees.


05/26/2017 -  New French government resists pressure for minister to step down - 02:16 PM

PARIS (Reuters) - The new French government resisted pressure on Friday for a minister to step down over a business deal, saying it would be up to voters to decide whether or not to punish him in an election next month.


05/26/2017 -  Thousands in Britain honor two mothers killed in Manchester attack - 12:19 PM

ROYTON, England (Reuters) - Several thousand people turned out on Friday to mourn two mothers from the same town who were killed by a suicide bomber while waiting to collect their teenage daughters from a Ariana Grande concert in the northern English city of Manchester.


05/26/2017 -  Migrants who clung to boat rescued off Libya, seven bodies found: officials - 03:35 PM

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Nearly 80 migrants were rescued off Libya's coast after clinging to their sinking boat for two days, though the bodies of seven people who did not survive were also recovered, officials said.


 


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