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Boeing wins hot Paris order race

PARIS (Reuters) – Boeing won a race for new business at the Paris Airshow, rolling out a new model of its best-selling 737 airliner that helped it claim back the order crown from rival Airbus


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Mourners remember U.S. student held prisoner by North Korea

WYOMING, Ohio (Reuters) – Thousands of friends and family members gathered in suburban Cincinnati on Thursday to say goodbye to an American student who died days after returning to the United States in a coma following 17 months in captivity in North Korea.


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After London fire, 600 tower blocks must be tested for flammable cladding

LONDON (Reuters) – The government is urgently conducting safety checks on an estimated 600 high-rise buildings in England which have exterior cladding panels after at least 79 people died when fire consumed a London tower block last week, officials said on Thursday.


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Shock and anger in Mosul after Islamic State destroys historic mosque

MOSUL/BAGHDAD, Iraq (Reuters) – The leaning al-Hadba minaret that has towered over Mosul for 850 years lay in ruins on Thursday, demolished by retreating Islamic State militants, but Iraq’s prime minister said the act marked their final defeat in the country’s second city.


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Russia's Lavrov says new U.S. sanctions harm ties with Washington

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told his U.S. counterpart Rex Tillerson on Thursday that new sanctions imposed by Washington on Russia would damage relations between the two countries, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement.


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Greek PM says court decision to not extradite Turkish soldiers must be respected

ATHENS (Reuters) – A court ruling to not extradite eight Turkish soldiers who fled to Greece following a failed coup attempt last year must be respected, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Monday.


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Van rams worshippers leaving London mosque, injuring 10

LONDON (Reuters) – A van plowed into worshippers near a London mosque on Monday, injuring 10 people in what police said was a deliberate attack on Muslims that was being treated as a terrorist incident.


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Turkish troops hold exercises in Qatar in show of support

DOHA (Reuters) – Qatar held military exercises with Turkish troops on Monday, demonstrating one of its few strong alliances after two weeks of ostracism and economic isolation imposed by neighbors which accuse the U.S. ally of supporting terrorism.


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BRICS foreign ministers call for diplomacy to tackle Korean tensions

BEIJING (Reuters) – Foreign ministers from BRICS nations called for the use of “preventative diplomacy” to tackle the situation on the Korean Peninsula, according to a communique on Monday.


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U.S. warplane downs Syrian army jet in Raqqa province

AMMAN/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. warplane shot down a Syrian army jet on Sunday in the southern Raqqa countryside, with Washington saying the jet had dropped bombs near U.S.-backed forces and Damascus saying the plane was downed while flying a mission against Islamic State militants.


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