Charlottetown police lay sex charges in offences dating back to 2009
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France deploys radar system in Saudi Arabia to 'reassure' kingdom
PARIS (Reuters) - France has deployed a radar system on the eastern coast of Saudi Arabia to beef up its ally's defenses after missile attacks on the kingdom's oil infrastructure in September, French officials said. Paris has blamed Iran for carrying ...
UK will not automatically deport EU nationals after Brexit: Verhofstadt
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will not automatically deport European Union citizens who have not applied for the right to remain in the country after Brexit, European Parliament Brexit coordinator Guy Verhofstadt said on Friday. Verhofstadt, who met ...
Guatemalan president declares state of alert in two municipalities
GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - New Guatemalan president Alejandro Giammattei on Friday declared a state of alert in two municipalities on the fringe of Guatemala City that have been plagued by gang violence, underlining his pledge to get tough on crime. ...
It's a boy! Paternity leave looms for Japanese minister Koizumi
By Elaine Lies TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese environment minister Shinjiro Koizumi, who has said he will take paternity leave ...
Locust plague devastates crops in Horn of Africa
By Giulia Paravicini JIGJIGA, Ethiopia (Reuters) - Ethiopian farmer Ahmed Ibrahim batted empty water bottles at a swarm of desert locusts the size of his palms that were devouring his field of khat - the mildly narcotic leaf that is his family's main ...
U.S. warship transits Taiwan Strait less than week after election
By Ben Blanchard TAIPEI (Reuters) - A U.S. warship sailed through the Taiwan Strait on Thursday, the island's defense ministry said, less than a week after Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen won re-election by a landslide on a platform of standing up to ...
China says second person dies in Wuhan pneumonia outbreak
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - A second person has died from pneumonia in the central Chinese city of Wuhan following an outbreak believed to be caused by a new coronavirus strain, local health authorities said. The 69-year-old man had been admitted to ...
'It was going for my throat': Florida python hunters wrestle invasive snakes
By Zachary Fagenson OCHOPEE, Fla. (Reuters) - Thomas Aycock's life flashed before his eyes one night in the Everglades as a 13-foot Burmese python squeezed his arm and a leg in its coils. Aycock, who was trying to bag the snake by himself, still ...
Myanmar president hails 'historic' visit as China's Xi arrives to fanfare
By Thu Thu Aung and Poppy McPherson YANGON (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping flew into Myanmar on Friday for two days of talks to shore up massive infrastructure projects in the Southeast Asian nation isolated by the West over its treatment of ...
Sanders climbs, now tied with Biden among registered voters: Reuters poll
By Chris Kahn NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders has been steadily climbing in popularity this year and is now tied with former Vice President Joe Biden for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination among registered voters, according ...