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12/17/2017 09:38 AM
Gunmen kill five in attack on church in Pakistan's Quetta
QUETTA, Pakistan (Reuters) - Two suicide attackers opened fire inside a church in southwestern Pakistan on Sunday, killing at least five people and wounding up to 16 before being stopped by police guards, officials said.

12/17/2017 09:27 AM
Australia arrests man accused of trying to sell missile parts for North Korea
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australian police said on Sunday they had arrested a man accused of working on the black market to sell missile components and coal on behalf of North Korea, the first charges ever brought in Australia over the sale of weapons of mass destruction.

12/17/2017 09:12 AM
Palestinian billionaire Masri released by Saudis; says they 'gave him all respect'
AMMAN (Reuters) - Sabih al Masri, a Palestinian billionaire and Jordan's most influential businessman, was released after several days of detention in Saudi Arabia, who he said gave him "all respect".

12/17/2017 08:19 AM
U.S., Russian, Japanese crew blasts off for space station
(Reuters) - A trio of U.S. and Japanese astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut blasted off from Kazakhstan on Sunday for a two-day trip to the International Space Station, a NASA TV broadcast showed.

12/17/2017 08:04 AM
Billionaire, former journalist face off for Chile presidency
SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chileans vote in an uncertain runoff presidential election on Sunday that will determine if the world's top copper producer stays on its center-left course or joins a tide of Latin American nations turning to the right in recent years.

12/17/2017 05:48 AM
Tens of thousands of Indonesians rally over Trump's Jerusalem stance
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of Muslims marched from the main mosque in Indonesia's capital to a square in Jakarta on Sunday to protest against U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

12/17/2017 01:45 AM
Hoping to extend maritime reach, China lavishes aid on Pakistan town
GWADAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - China is lavishing vast amounts of aid on a small Pakistani fishing town to win over locals and build a commercial deep-water port that the United States and India suspect may also one day serve the Chinese navy.

12/17/2017 12:27 AM
U.N. council mulls call for U.S. Jerusalem decision to be withdrawn
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council is considering a draft resolution that would insist any decisions on the status of Jerusalem have no legal effect and must be rescinded after U.S. President Donald Trump recognized the city as Israel's capital.

12/16/2017 11:39 PM
Canadian police probe mysterious deaths of billionaire pharma couple
TORONTO (Reuters) - Canadian police are investigating the mysterious deaths of pharmaceuticals billionaire Barry Sherman, founder of Apotex Inc, and his wife Honey, whose bodies were found in their Toronto mansion on Friday.

12/16/2017 05:58 PM
Myanmar journalists' group to don black T-shirts over arrest of Reuters' reporters
YANGON (Reuters) - A group of Myanmar journalists said they would begin wearing black T-shirts on Saturday in protest at the detention of two Reuters reporters accused of violating the country's Official Secrets Act, as pressure builds on Myanmar to release the pair.