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U.S. President Donald Trump gestures during his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., February 5, 2019. REUTERS/Jim Young

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Evidence shows Khashoggi murder planned, carried out by Saudi officials

GENEVA (Reuters) – A United Nations-led inquiry into the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi said on Thursday that evidence (More…)

Trump, Xi unlikely to meet before March 1 trade deadline: U.S. officials

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are unlikely to meet before their countries’ March (More…)

U.S. military ready to protect diplomats in Venezuela: admiral

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. military is prepared to protect U.S. personnel and diplomatic facilities in Venezuela if needed, the (More…)

U.N. decries Russia jailing of Dane in Jehovah’s Witnesses case

GENEVA (Reuters) – The top United Nations human rights official said on Thursday the harsh prison sentence Russia imposed on (More…)

A legacy of war: U.N. clears thousands of explosives in Iraq

By Tom Miles

GENEVA (Reuters) – The United Nations cleared almost 17,000 bombs, suicide belts and other explosive hazards in (More…)

For Putin, economic and political reality dampen any appetite for arms race

By Andrew Osborn

MOSCOW (Reuters) – With his ratings down and state funds needed to hedge against new Western sanctions (More…)

Eli Lilly backs U.S. proposal on drug rebates to lower costs

By Tamara Mathias

(Reuters) – Eli Lilly and Co on Wednesday embraced a U.S. government proposal to end a decades-old (More…)

Pope says he is committed to stopping sexual abuse of nuns

By Philip Pullella

ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (Reuters) – Pope Francis, whose papacy has been marked by efforts to quell (More…)

As opium poppies bloom, Mexico seeks to halt heroin trade

By Lizbeth Diaz

JUQUILA YUCUCANI (Reuters) – In the mountains of Mexico’s tropical Sierra, an ever-growing expanse of pink poppy (More…)