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12/05/2016 -  Italy's Renzi to resign after referendum rout - 06:11 AM

ROME (Reuters) - Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi is set to resign on Monday after suffering a crushing defeat in a referendum over constitutional reform, tipping the euro zone's third-largest economy into political turmoil.

12/05/2016 -  China says Trump clear about Taiwan, in touch with his team - 05:44 AM

BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Trump is clear about China's position on the Taiwan issue and China has maintained contacts with his team, the foreign ministry said on Monday, as Trump took to Twitter to complain about Chinese economic and military policy.

12/05/2016 -  Japan PM to visit Hawaii to remember Pearl Harbor victims with Obama - 05:01 AM

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday he would visit Hawaii on Dec. 26 and 27 for his final summit meeting with outgoing U.S. President Barack Obama, and to remember the victims of Japan's Pearl Harbor attack 75 years ago.

12/05/2016 -  Recapture of Mosul 'possible' before next U.S. administration: Pentagon chief - 12:20 AM

ABOARD A US MILITARY AIRCRAFT (Reuters) - While the fight to retake the Iraqi city of Mosul from Islamic State is going to be difficult, it is "possible" it could be complete before President-elect Donald Trump takes office, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Monday.

12/05/2016 -  China says Iran nuclear deal participants should stick to pact, despite internal changes - 04:30 AM

BEIJING (Reuters) - Iran's nuclear deal with six major powers should continue regardless of changes in the internal situation of participant nations, China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi told Iran's visiting foreign minister during a meeting in Beijing on Monday.

12/05/2016 -  South Korea's President Park faces crucial week amid impeachment push - 12:16 AM

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's embattled President Park Geun-hye faces a pivotal week, with an effort to impeach her gaining support from within her own party and the heads of the country's biggest business groups set to give testimony to a parliamentary committee.

12/05/2016 -  Philippines VP vows to take on Duterte after cabinet exit - 05:47 AM

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippines Vice President Leni Robredo resigned from the cabinet on Monday but vowed to lead the opposition and challenge the policies of President Rodrigo Duterte, including his deadly war on drugs and moves to reinstate the death penalty.

12/05/2016 -  Britain's Supreme Court head says Brexit case about law, not wider politics - 06:04 AM

LONDON (Reuters) - The president of Britain's Supreme Court said on Monday a landmark case to decide whether the government can trigger the formal divorce process from the European Union without parliament's approval was a matter of law and not politics.

12/05/2016 -  South Africa's DA party asks court to compel Zuma to set up influence-peddling inquiry - 05:51 AM

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's main opposition party said on Monday it had asked the Constitutional Court to compel President Jacob Zuma to establish a judicial inquiry into alleged influence-peddling in his government.

12/05/2016 -  Uzbekistan PM Mirziyoyev wins presidential election - 05:49 AM

TASHKENT (Reuters) - Uzbekistan's prime minister, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, has won the presidential election with 88.61 percent of the vote, the Central Election Commission said on Monday.


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