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U.S. evacuates Libya embassy after 'free-wheeling' militia violence

TRIPOLI (Reuters) – The United States evacuated its embassy in Libya on Saturday, driving its staff under heavy military guard across the border to Tunisia because of escalating clashes between rival militias in Tripoli, the U.S. 317 more words

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Ukraine fights 'foreign mercenaries' in its east, says president

KIEV/DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Saturday his country was not fighting a civil war in its east but was fighting “foreign mercenaries”, hailing soldiers for forcing pro-Russian rebels out of several towns and cities. 329 more words

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Russia criticizes EU sanctions, raps U.S. over Ukraine role

By Vladimir Soldatkin

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia reacted angrily on Saturday to additional sanctions imposed by the European Union over Moscow’s role in the Ukraine crisis, saying they would hamper cooperation on security issues and undermine the fight against terrorism and organized crime. 584 more words

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China regulator says food supplier forged production dates: Xinhua

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Regulators in Shanghai have found that scandal-hit China-based food supplier forged production dates on some of its products and sold them after their expiry, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday. 350 more words

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