Tunisia PM, in Germany, dismisses criticism over asylum deportations
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Tunisia PM, in Germany, dismisses criticism over asylum deportations

BERLIN Feb 14 (Reuters) – Tunisia’s prime minister, in Germany for talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel, rejected criticism on Tuesday that his country had been slow to take…

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German Econ Min attacks PSA/Opel talks for excluding labour reps
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German Econ Min attacks PSA/Opel talks for excluding labour reps

BERLIN Feb 14 (Reuters) – German Economy Minister Brigitte Zypries said it was totally unacceptable that talks took place on French carmaker PSA Group buying General Motors’ European…

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UPDATE 1-Merkel pushes Tunisia on deportations after Christmas market attack
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UPDATE 1-Merkel pushes Tunisia on deportations after Christmas market attack

“We discussed how the repatriation of people can be improved … how to make voluntary repatriation more attractive, by offering education, help to get started,” she said, adding…

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BRIEF-Ok Zimbabwe announces retirement of chief executive officer
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BRIEF-Ok Zimbabwe announces retirement of chief executive officer

Feb 1 (Reuters) – Ok Zimbabwe Ltd : * Says Willard Zireva, the Co’s chief executive officer, will leave the Co on March 31, 2017 * Says Willard…

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South Africa registering pesticides for use against maize-attacking armyworms
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South Africa registering pesticides for use against maize-attacking armyworms

THABAZIMBI, South Africa Feb 2 (Reuters) – South Africa’s agriculture ministry is registering pesticides for use against the fall armyworm in the event that tests confirm the presence…

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HIGHLIGHTS-The Trump presidency on Feb 1 at 7:44 P.M. EST/1244 GMT
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HIGHLIGHTS-The Trump presidency on Feb 1 at 7:44 P.M. EST/1244 GMT

Feb 1 (Reuters) - Highlights of the day for U.S. President Donald Trump's administration on Wednesday: SUPREME COURT NOMINEE Trump urges Senate Republicans to "go nuclear" and impose…

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UPDATE 1-Aid group joins Massachusetts lawsuit over Trump travel ban
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UPDATE 1-Aid group joins Massachusetts lawsuit over Trump travel ban

Boston-based Oxfam America joined the ACLU of Massachusetts and state Attorney General Maura Healey in challenging the order which halts refugee resettlement for 120 days and travel into…

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US judge orders Trump administration to allow entry to immigrant visa holders
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US judge orders Trump administration to allow entry to immigrant visa holders

But it goes further, by focusing on a large group of people from the seven nations of Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen – the countries…

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REFILE-Nigeria’s Forte Oil raises 9 bln naira in bond sale
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REFILE-Nigeria’s Forte Oil raises 9 bln naira in bond sale

(Corrects day of week in first paragraph, not Tuesday) LAGOS Feb 1 (Reuters) – Nigerian energy firm Forte Oil has raised 9 billion naira ($30 million) with the…

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Niger’s migrant smuggling hub empties after EU crackdown
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Niger’s migrant smuggling hub empties after EU crackdown

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