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01/22/2017 -  Thousands protest outside Taiwan Presidential Office over pension reform plan - 04:20 AM

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Thousands of military personnel, teachers, police and civil servants protested a plan to reform Taiwan's pension system outside of the Presidential Office in Taipei on Sunday, as a national conference to discuss reform was held in the Office.

01/22/2017 -  Russia should not think sanctions will be lifted soon: PM - 04:58 AM

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia should part with the illusion that Western sanctions against the country will be lifted soon, Russian Prime Minster Dmitry Medvedev said on Sunday.

01/22/2017 -  Brazilian authorities build temporary wall to quell deadly prison clashes - 08:25 AM

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazilian security officials worked to complete an improvised wall of metal shipping containers on Sunday inside a prison where rival gangs have clashed in the past week, resulting in the brutal killing of 26 inmates.

01/22/2017 -  People missing from avalanche-hit hotel in Italy rise to 24 - 10:03 AM

PENNE, Italy (Reuters) - Twenty-four people are missing from the wreckage of a hotel in central Italy that was flattened by a deadly avalanche, with difficult research and rescue operations still ongoing, authorities said on Sunday.

01/22/2017 -  Philippines' Duterte stands by his police chief amid resignation calls - 09:18 AM

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has stood by his police chief after calls for him to resign over the alleged killing of a South Korean businessman by police officers at the national police headquarters.

01/22/2017 -  Israel approves hundreds of settlement homes in East Jerusalem - 05:43 AM

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel approved building permits on Sunday for hundreds of homes in three East Jerusalem settlements, two days after U.S. President Donald Trump took office, expecting him to row back on the last administration's criticism of such projects.

01/22/2017 -  Hungarian and Italian authorities begin investigations into deadly bus accident - 09:51 AM

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Authorities in Italy and Hungary have begun investigations into the cause of the bus crash near Verona around midnight on Friday, which left 16 dead and two people with life threatening injuries.

01/22/2017 -  Syrian rebels call on Russia to help defend ceasefire - 08:23 AM

ASTANA (Reuters) - A Syrian rebel group called on Russia to withstand pressure from Iran and the Syrian government to help ensure that a ceasefire agreed last month holds, the head of a delegation at peace talks told Reuters on Sunday.

01/22/2017 -  Germany must prepare for turbulent times under Trump: foreign minister - 09:05 AM

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany must brace itself for turbulent times under U.S. President Donald Trump, Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Sunday, adding that free trade and trans-Atlantic cooperation to fight extremism and terrorism were key for Berlin.

01/22/2017 -  Iraqi general's tour suggests tough fight ahead in west Mosul - 10:01 AM

MOSUL (Reuters) - Residents of east Mosul held up their children and took selfies with Iraqi counter-terrorism commander Lieutenant General Abdul-Wahab al-Saadi after his men cleared Islamic State fighters from their neighbourhoods.


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