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Spanish police track down, shoot dead Barcelona attacker

SUBIRATS, Spain (Reuters) – Spanish police on Monday shot dead an Islamist militant who killed 13 people with a van in Barcelona last week, ending a five-day manhunt for the perpetrator of Spain’s deadliest attack in over a… Read More

Rocket strikes downtown Kabul

KABUL (Reuters) – A rocket struck the heart of Kabul’s government and diplomatic area on Monday night, setting off alarms and sirens at foreign embassies, but there were no immediate reports of casualties. Source: Reuters World News

Venezuela prepares world summit to defend new legislative body

CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuela is preparing an international summit to rally support for an all-powerful lawmaking body, whose recent creation drew widespread foreign condemnation as a power grab by leftist President Nicolas Maduro. Source: Reuters World News

China should be neutral if North Korea fires first on U.S.: Global Times

BEIJING/BEDMINSTER, N.J. (Reuters) – China should remain neutral if North Korea launches an attack that threatens the United States, a Chinese state-run newspaper said on Friday, sounding a warning for Pyongyang over its plans to fire missiles near… Read More

Tokyo does not own the Sea of Japan, China's air force chief says

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s air force chief defended military maneuvers in the Sea of Japan, saying the waters did not belong to Tokyo, after a Japanese defense review warned of increasing Chinese military activity there. Source: Reuters… Read More

Cambodian PM accuses Laos of border violation, mobilizing troops

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) – Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen accused neighboring Laos on Friday of sending troops into Cambodian land in April and said they must leave by an Aug. 17 deadline and that he was mobilizing soldiers… Read More

UK ready to pay up to 40 billion euros to leave EU: Sunday Telegraph

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain is ready to pay up to 40 billion euros ($47 billion) as part of a deal to leave the European Union, the Sunday Telegraph newspaper reported late on Saturday, citing three unnamed government sources…. Read More

Venezuela pro-government assembly fires dissident prosecutor

CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuela’s chief prosecutor was fired on Saturday and ordered to stand trial, less than 24 hours after a newly elected legislative superbody was installed with sweeping powers to strengthen President Nicolas Maduro’s grip on power…. Read More

United Nations bans key North Korea exports over missile tests

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The United Nations Security Council unanimously imposed new sanctions on North Korea on Saturday that could slash by a third the Asian state’s $3 billion annual export revenue over Pyongyang’s two July intercontinental ballistic… Read More

Venezuela's new legislative superbody opens despite wide criticism

CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuela on Friday inaugurated a new legislative superbody that is expected to rewrite the constitution and give vast new powers to the ruling Socialist Party, defying worldwide condemnation that the new assembly undermines democratic freedoms…. Read More