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Scottish leader says will look at independence vote by end of year

LONDON (Reuters) – Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon said on Sunday she would be able to make a judgment on whether to hold a second referendum on Scottish...

Israel says destroyed Gaza attack tunnel under Israel, Egypt borders

By Nidal al-Mughrabi and Maayan Lubell GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) – The Israeli military said on Sunday it had destroyed a cross-border attack tunnel that ran from...

Plane skids off Turkish runway on Black Sea coast, passengers unhurt

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – A Pegasus Airlines flight skidded off the runway of a Turkish coastal airport and ended up halfway down a steep slope into the Black Sea, but...

People evacuated from Papua New Guinea island after volcano explodes

By Alison Bevege SYDNEY (Reuters) – About 1,500 people are being evacuated from an island off the northern coast of Papua New Guinea (PNG) after a nearby volcano...

Myanmar, Bangladesh meet amid doubts about Rohingya repatriation plan

By Krishna N. Das, Serajul Quadir and Simon Lewis DHAKA/YANGON (Reuters) – Hamid Hussain, a 71-year-old Rohingya Muslim farmer, first fled Myanmar for Bangladesh...

New U.S. sanctions attempt to influence Russia before election: Tass

MOSCOW (Reuters) – A new round of U.S. sanctions expected against Moscow is an attempt to influence Russia’s domestic affairs ahead of a presidential...

Russia deploys more surface-to-air missiles in Crimean build-up

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia deployed a new division of S-400 surface-to-air missiles in Crimea on Saturday, Russian news agencies reported, in an escalation of...

Philippines raises volcano alert, warns of hazardous eruptions

MANILA (Reuters) – The Philippines raised the alert at its restive Mayon volcano by one notch early on Sunday, citing signs of rising magma that could lead to...

U.S. probes video apparently showing shooting of Afghan civilian

KABUL (Reuters) – U.S. military authorities are investigating a video widely circulated on Afghan social media that apparently shows a U.S. service member firing...

No Grand Coalition! Opponents of Merkel alliance hit the road

By Thomas Escritt WERNIGERODE, Germany (Reuters) – Opponents of a renewed German “grand coalition” took to the road on Saturday, hoping to persuade...