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UK wins Brexit transition deal in return for Irish vow
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 20:05:59 -0400
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Britain and the European Union agreed on Monday to a transition period to avoid a "cliff edge" Brexit next year -- though only after London accepted a potential solution for Northern Ireland's land border that may face stiff opposition at home.
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Damascus sees some Ghouta rebels accepting deals soon
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 16:58:00 -0400
DAMASCUS/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Some rebels in eastern Ghouta may soon agree to withdraw from the opposition enclave or accept rule by the Syrian state after big advances by the army into the area, a Syrian government minister said on Monday.
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China premier says China will keep playing its role on Korean issue
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 23:28:25 -0400
BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Tuesday that China is happy to see signs of easing tensions on the Korean peninsula and China will continue to play its role.
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Xi warns Taiwan will face 'punishment of history' for separatism
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 23:04:45 -0400
BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping warned self-ruled Taiwan on Tuesday that it will face the "punishment of history" for any attempt at separatism, offering his strongest warning yet to the island claimed by China as its sacred territory.
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Exclusive: U.S. advancing toward first Guantanamo repatriation under Trump
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 22:08:01 -0400
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is advancing toward the first transfer of a prisoner from the Guantanamo Bay detention center under U.S. President Donald Trump, the U.S. military told Reuters on Monday, a move that would repatriate the detainee to Saudi Arabia.
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