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LISBON (Reuters) - Portugal's former prime minister Jose Socrates, arrested last week on corruption and tax fraud charges, was quoted on Thursday as saying the accusations against him were groundless and that his detention amounted to "gratuitous humil ...more

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LONDON (AP) — Britain's main political parties have agreed to grant Scotland new tax and spending powers to fulfill a promise of greater autonomy made before a recent independence referendum.In the Sept. 18 ballot, 55 percent of Scottish voters ...more

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In this photo by Aaron Favila, Manny Pacquiao waves at thousands of fans amid a shower of confetti during a hero's welcome at the financial district of Makati, south of Manila, Philippines, where he was accompanied by his political allies in a motorcad ...more

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VATICAN CITY (AP) — When a pope last visited Turkey — Benedict XVI in 2006 — Muslim-Catholic tensions were so high that the Vatican added a stop at Istanbul's famed Blue Mosque at the last minute in hopes of showing Benedict's respect for Islam. ...more

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By Eric Auchard FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Investment in the fast-growing market for Internet-connected devices gathered pace this year and is set to attract more top U.S. technology and telecoms buyers of firms active in the market, a report from ...more

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By Aukkarapon Niyomyat BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand's government postponed debate on a draft rubber law on Thursday after coming under pressure from rubber farmers' groups to scrap the law, the deputy agriculture minister said. The ...more

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KIEV (Reuters) - A newly formed five-party coalition in the Ukrainian parliament on Thursday nominated Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk to stay on as head of the government. Parliament, meeting in its first session since an election in October ...more

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's Interior Ministry says a British national is among five people who were killed in a suicide attack on an embassy vehicle in the capital Kabul.Spokesman Seddiq Sediqqi says an Afghan national who was drivin ...more

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DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Thursday he was not against an extension of nuclear talks between the Islamic Republic and world powers. "For the same reasons I wasn't against negotiations, I'm also not ...more

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LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister David Cameron suffered a blow to his re-election campaign on Thursday after his pledge to cut migration to the tens of thousands was undercut by new data showing a net 260,000 people moved to Britain in the year to Jun ...more