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Reuters Reporters Held in Myanmar for Possession of 'Security Documents'

Two Reuters journalists have been arrested in Myanmar for the possession of "important security documents", the government said on Wednesday. 

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Dutch Police Ground Drone-Fighting Eagles

Dutch police have clipped the wings of their airborne drone-fighting force of eagles, and fired their winged warriors deeming them too expensive and too unruly to be effective.

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Germany to Boost Support for Attack Victims after Criticism

The German government said Wednesday it would ramp up support for relatives of victims of attacks, after facing accusations of insensitive handling of last year's Christmas market assault.

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British PM Facing Rebellion over Key Brexit Bill

British Prime Minister Theresa May faced a rebellion by her own MPs on Wednesday over parliament's role in authorizing a final Brexit deal, threatening a damaging defeat at home even as she makes progress in Brussels.

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Boko Haram Displaced Get ID Cards in Nigeria

Some 100,000 Nigerians made homeless by Boko Haram received formal identification papers on Wednesday, to help boost security and restore normality in the country's restive northeast.

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Wanted Sudan Leader Bashir Attends Turkey's Islamic Summit

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted on charges of genocide and war crimes, attended Wednesday an emergency summit of the world's main pan-Islamic group in Istanbul.

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Trump: 'I was Right' Moore Could Not Win Alabama Race

U.S. President Donald Trump sought Wednesday to distance himself from an embarrassing defeat in Alabama, saying he had been right all along that Republican senate candidate Roy Moore could not win.

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Afghan Women Officers Train at Indian Military Academy

From shooting an AK-47 to dealing with computer-simulated sieges, 20 Afghan women officers are being put through their paces at a military training academy in India.

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German Chancellor, Center-Left in Talks to Break Stalemate

Chancellor Angela Merkel meets Social Democrat leaders on Wednesday, in a new bid to end a political stalemate nearly three months after elections left Germany in limbo.

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Russia Welcomes 'Constructive' US Position on N. Korea Talks

Russia on Wednesday said it welcomed US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's statement that Washington is ready for talks with North Korea without preconditions, calling this a constructive approach.

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