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Some wildfires rage on in Turkey, affecting coastal resorts

ISTANBUL (Reuters) -Firefighters in Turkey battled on Sunday to control wildfires still raging in the resort towns of Manavgat and Marmaris, and some tourists were evacuated from Bodrum on the Aegean coast. ...

Israeli cabinet starts first state budget debate in three years

By Steven Scheer JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli cabinet ministers on Sunday began debate on the 2021-2022 state budget,...

N.Korean leader’s sister warns Seoul against military drill with Washington

SEOUL (Reuters) - Kim Yo Jong, the sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, said on Sunday that if South Korea carries out a planned joint military exercise with the...

Rescuers pull 394 migrants from dangerously overcrowded boat off Tunisia

(Refiles to correct spelling of reporter's surname at end of text) ABOARD SEA-WATCH 3, Mediterranean -Two humanitarian rescue ships pulled 394...

Myanmar army ruler takes prime minister role, again pledges elections

BANGKOK (Reuters) -Myanmar's military ruler Min Aung Hlaing has taken on the role of prime minister in a newly formed caretaker government, state media reported on Sunday, six months after the army seized power from...

Mexico holds referendum on whether to probe ex-presidents

By Diego Oré MEXICO CITY, August 1 (Reuters) - Mexicans on Sunday are set to vote on whether...

Hackers shut down system for booking COVID-19 shots in Italy’s Lazio region

MILAN (Reuters) - Hackers have attacked and shut down the IT systems of the company that manages COVID-19 vaccination appointments for the Lazio region surrounding Rome, the regional government said on...

U.S. senators to move forward with infrastructure bill on Sunday

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. senators are expected to move forward on Sunday on a sweeping $1 trillion package for roads, rail lines and other infrastructure, with text of a bill due...

Trump raises big money in early 2021, but doesn’t spend much

By Jason Lange WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A fundraising group run by former President Donald Trump raised $62 million...

New Zealand’s PM Ardern apologises for 1970s immigration raids on Pacific community

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern issued a sombre state apology on Sunday to the Pacific community for racially targeted immigration raids in the 1970s that resulted in...

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