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07/21/2017 -  Strong quake off Turkish and Greek coasts kills two, injures dozens - 05:34 AM

ANKARA/KOS, Greece (Reuters) - A powerful earthquake killed two people on the Greek holiday island of Kos in the early hours of Friday, also causing disruption in the Turkish tourist hub of Bodrum.

07/21/2017 -  U.S. general says allies worry Russian war game may be 'Trojan horse' - 06:22 AM

BERLIN (Reuters) - U.S. allies in eastern Europe and Ukraine are worried that Russia's planned war games in September could be a "Trojan horse" aimed at leaving behind military equipment brought into Belarus, the U.S. Army's top general in Europe said on Thursday.

07/21/2017 -  No Korean military talks after North snubs South's call - 04:16 AM

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's proposed military talks aimed at easing tension between the two Koreas planned for Friday failed to happen after the North snubbed the call, a setback for new President Moon Jae-in's hopes for dialogue.

07/21/2017 -  Hezbollah, Syria army launch offensive at Syrian-Lebanese border - 06:20 AM

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon's Hezbollah and the Syrian army launched an offensive to drive insurgents from their last foothold on the Syrian-Lebanese border on Friday, a pro-Damascus military commander said.

07/21/2017 -  Philippines' Duterte says will never visit 'lousy' United States - 05:51 AM

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte hit back on Friday at U.S. lawmakers opposed to the prospect of his visiting the White House, saying he would never go to the United States, which he called a "lousy" country.

07/21/2017 -  U.S. general urges more German spending to ease military transit - 04:51 AM

BERLIN (Reuters) - Citing lessons learned from recent big military exercises, the U.S. Army's top general in Europe urged Germany to spend more on transportation and missile defense to help it meet its NATO target of 2 percent of economic output.

07/21/2017 -  Wounded National Front seeks way back after French poll failures - 05:39 AM

PARIS (Reuters) - Top officials from France's far-right National Front gather on Friday to find a way back from successive election failures, and senior members said everything from the party's name to its vow to restore the franc currency were up for review.

07/21/2017 -  Taiwan says Chinese aircraft flew near island in military exercise - 05:13 AM

TAIPEI (Reuters) - China flew several fighter and reconnaissance aircraft near Taiwan in a training exercise, the self-ruled island's defense ministry said on Friday.

07/21/2017 -  Pakistan's top court weighs dismissal of PM over corruption report - 05:55 AM

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan's Supreme Court on Friday finished hearing arguments on a scathing corruption report into the family wealth of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, and will begin deliberating whether to disqualify the premier.

07/21/2017 -  Czech judges denounce Poland's legal overhaul as attack on freedom - 05:37 AM

PRAGUE (Reuters) - Senior Czech judges denounced a judicial overhaul in Poland as an attack on the rule of law on Friday, saying they could no longer stay silent over the changes in their neighbor.


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