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China's Xi: No reason to change Hong Kong's 'one country, two systems' formula

China’s Xi: No reason to change Hong Kong’s ‘one country, two systems’ formula

HONG KONG, July 1 (Reuters) – There is no reason to change Hong Kong’s “one country, two systems” governing formula, Chinese President Xi Jinping said on a rare visit to the world financial center after being sworn in. to the new city leader, John Lee, on Friday. Britain returned Hong Kong to Chinese rule on …

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G7: China must press Russia to stop Ukraine war

G7: China must press Russia to stop Ukraine war

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany, June 28 (Reuters) – G7 leaders on Tuesday urged China to use its influence with Russia to stop its invasion of Ukraine and abandon “expansive maritime claims” in the South China Sea, in a unprecedented harsh criticism of Beijing’s policies. and human rights record. They called on China to pressure Russia to immediately …

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Spain turns to Africa, lobbies NATO, allies over Ukraine-driven migration

Spain turns to Africa, lobbies NATO, allies over Ukraine-driven migration

Spain hosts NATO summit this week Spain likely to push for more intelligence sharing, sources Families that make dangerous crossings from Africa to the Canary Islands Morocco takes drastic measures against immigration after the agreement with Spain Migrant deaths in Melilla highlight dangers, NGOs say MADRID/LAS PALMAS, June 27 (Reuters) – Spain is changing its …

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Large U.S. law firms mostly quiet on abortion ruling, are walking a 'tightrope'

Large U.S. law firms mostly quiet on abortion ruling, are walking a ‘tightrope’

June 26 (Reuters) – The largest U.S. law firms did not take a public stand after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade on Friday, diverging from the approach of some major companies that have made statements about the closely watched abortion case. The high court’s 6-3 Dobbs decision upheld a Republican-backed Mississippi law …

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Norway police seek delay to Pride events after gay bar shooting

Norway police seek delay to Pride events after gay bar shooting

Police cite intelligence information for delay Big Pride gathering in Oslo canceled Suspect jailed for initial four weeks The court names the suspect as Zaniar Matapour. OSLO, June 27 (Reuters) – Norwegian police said on Monday that all Gay Pride events across the country should be delayed, citing security concerns after a deadly weekend attack …

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Turkish police prevent Istanbul Pride from going ahead

Turkish police prevent Istanbul Pride from going ahead

ISTANBUL, June 26 (Reuters) – Turkish police prevented hundreds of people from gathering for Istanbul’s annual Pride parade on Sunday and detained dozens after local authorities banned the march from taking place again this year. Thousands of people used to attend Pride marches on Istanbul’s main Istiklal avenue, but in recent years the government led …

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Dozens of migrants piled together at Melilla border fence, video shows

Dozens of migrants piled together at Melilla border fence, video shows

African migrants sit atop a border fence during an attempt to cross from Morocco into the Spanish enclave of Melilla, in North Africa, November 21, 2015. REUTERS/Jesus Blasco de Avellaneda/File Photo Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record RABAT/MADRID, June 25 (Reuters) – Dozens of migrants were pictured next to a Moroccan …

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Explainer: Can abortion pills overcome U.S. state bans?

Explainer: Can abortion pills overcome U.S. state bans?

June 24 (Reuters) – Following the U.S. Supreme Court’s June 24 ruling stripping away the national right to abortion that it had recognized nearly 50 years ago in its landmark Roe v. Wade, the demand for abortion pills, which can be prescribed through online telemedicine visits, is likely to increase. However, medical abortion won’t necessarily …

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Afghanistan seeks help for earthquake survivors as aftershock kills five

Afghanistan seeks help for earthquake survivors as aftershock kills five

KABUL, June 24 (Reuters) – Afghanistan lacks medical supplies to treat those injured in an earthquake that killed more than 1,000 people this week, a senior official said, as an aftershock on Friday killed five more. Authorities earlier ended a search in the remote mountains of the southeast for survivors of the 6.1-magnitude earthquake that …

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