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06/23/2018 09:58 PM
Ethiopian PM escapes grenade attack, one dead, scores hurt
ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed survived a grenade attack on Saturday at a massive rally in support of his push for radical political and economic reforms, including a peace deal with regional arch-enemy Eritrea.
06/23/2018 09:35 PM
PM Abadi, Sadr alliance brings Iraq government closer
NAJAF, Iraq (Reuters) - Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and cleric Moqtada al-Sadr said on Saturday their political blocs would enter into an alliance, bringing Iraq one step closer to forming a new government after an election marred by low turnout and fraud allegations.
06/23/2018 07:26 PM
Zimbabwe's president unhurt after 'cowardly' blast at rally
HARARE (Reuters) - President Emmerson Mnangagwa escaped injury in an explosion at a political rally on Saturday, and vowed the "cowardly act" would not derail Zimbabwe's first election since the ouster of former strongman Robert Mugabe.
06/23/2018 05:00 PM
Turkey's Erdogan, main rival stage final election rallies
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - President Tayyip Erdogan and his main challenger, Muharrem Ince, made a final push for support at rival rallies in Istanbul on Saturday, a day before presidential and parliamentary elections widely viewed as the most crucial in Turkey for decades.
06/23/2018 04:55 PM
Pentagon indefinitely suspends some training exercises with South Korea
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and South Korea have agreed to indefinitely suspend two exchange program training exercises, the Pentagon said on Friday, in the aftermath of the summit earlier this month between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
06/23/2018 03:47 PM
Pompeo warns Iran on nuclear arms; hopes military force will never be needed
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday warned Iran not to pursue nuclear weapons, saying it would face the "wrath of the entire world" if it did so, but added that he hoped it would never be necessary for the United States to take military action against the country.