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Indian police arrests French journalist after filming in Kashmir

Indian police arrests French journalist after filming in Kashmir

SRINAGAR, India (Reuters) – Indian police arrested a freelance French journalist in Kashmir for violating visa regulations, the city police chief said, after he was found filming for a documentary without permission.

Indian police file sexual assault case against airline passenger for allegedly molesting Bollywood actress

MUMBAI (Reuters) – Indian police have filed a sexual assault case against an airline passenger after a 17-year-old Bollywood actress said the male passenger had molested her during a late New Delhi-Mumbai flight, police said on Monday.

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Monsanto offers cash to U.S. farmers who use controversial chemical

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Monsanto Co will give cash back to U.S. farmers who buy a weed killer that has been linked to widespread crop damage, offering an incentive to apply its product even as regulators in several U.S. states weigh restrictions on its use.

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Bahraini civil society group under pressure after Israel visit

DUBAI (Reuters) – A Bahraini civil society group has defended sending a delegation to Israel as a gesture of tolerance and coexistence, state news agency BNA has reported, after news of the visit sparked wide anger on social media.

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China starts formal legal proceedings against disgraced senior politician

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s prosecutor began on Monday formal legal proceedings against disgraced senior politician Sun Zhengcai, once considered a contender for top leadership, who has been accused of corruption and other crimes.

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Venezuela socialists winning local vote, Maduro joyous

CARACAS (Reuters) – President Nicolas Maduro’s socialist government was on course to sweep Venezuela’s nationwide mayoral elections on Sunday, deepening opposition disarray and strengthening his hand ahead of a likely 2018 re-election campaign.

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China, Taiwan spar over Chinese diplomat's invasion threat

BEIJING/TAIPEI (Reuters) – A threat by a senior Chinese diplomat to invade Taiwan the instant any U.S. warship visits the self-ruled island has sparked a war of words, with Taipei accusing Beijing of failing to understand what democracy means.

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With foes abstaining, Venezuela mayoral contests to boost socialists

CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuelans voted on Sunday in mayoral races that the ruling Socialist Party looked sure to sweep, deepening opposition disarray and strengthening President Nicolas Maduro ahead of a probable 2018 re-election campaign.

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With foes abstaining, Venezuela mayoral contests look set to boost Socialists

CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuelans voted on Sunday in mayoral races that the ruling Socialist Party looked sure to sweep, deepening opposition disarray and strengthening President Nicolas Maduro ahead of a probable 2018 re-election campaign.

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With foes absent, Venezuela local vote to boost socialists

CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuelans voted on Sunday in mayoral races that the ruling Socialist Party looked likely to sweep, deepening opposition divisions and consolidating President Nicolas Maduro’s position ahead of a likely 2018 re-election campaign.

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