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China commits $45.6 billion for economic corridor with Pakistan

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By Mehreen Zahra-Malik ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - The Chinese government and banks will finance Chinese companies to build $45.6 billion worth of energy and infrastructure projects in Pakistan over the next six years, according to new details of the deal seen by Reuters on Friday. The Chinese companies will be able to operate the projects as profit-making entities, according to the deal signed by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif during a visit to China earlier this month. ...

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Exxon in Talks with Ivory Coast Over Two Oil Blocks

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Ivory Coast is finalizing production sharing agreements with oil company Exxon Mobil for two ultra-deepwater blocks in the Gulf of Guinea, a senior official with the country's energy ministry told Reuters on Friday.

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Exclusive: Romania's Ponta could face leadership challenge

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By Radu-Sorin Marinas and Matthias Williams BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta could face a leadership challenge next year from within his own ranks, as the ruling Social Democrat party looks to contain the fallout from an embarrassing presidential election defeat. Senior party officials told Reuters that the Social Democrats (PSD) may hold a special congress in February or March to take stock, after Ponta surrendered a ten-point lead to lose last Sunday's election to underdog Klaus Iohannis. ...

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Iran minister to leave nuclear talks for Tehran consultations

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VIENNA (Reuters) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohommad Javad Zarif will leave the nuclear talks with six world powers on Friday and return to Tehran for discussions with top officials four days before a deadline for a final agreement expires. "Zarif will return to Tehran tonight for consultations and exchange of views with top officials," Iran's official news agency IRNA reported, citing a member of the Iranian delegation at the Vienna talks. Western diplomats in Vienna told Reuters Zarif was expected to return to Austria during the weekend. ...

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Nigerian village buries 45 after Boko Haram 'slaughter'

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MAIDUGURI (Reuters) - At least 45 people were killed in a Boko Haram reprisal attack on a village in northeastern Nigeria, the epicenter of the Islamists' five-year insurgency, the head of the local government and a military source said on Friday. The military source said the militants stormed the village in Wednesday's attack to avenge four of their members who had wandered into the market but were identified and killed by soldiers in a gun fight. "The Boko Haram militants mobilized and came on a reprisal," the source told Reuters in the Borno state capital Maiduguri. ...

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Gulf Of Mexico Oil Platform Blast Kills One: Report

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An explosion at a Gulf of Mexico oil platform on Thursday afternoon has left one person dead and three others injured, Reuters reported, citing the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement.

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Exclusive: U.S. increasing non-lethal military aid to Ukraine

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By Warren Strobel and Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States plans to increase non-lethal military assistance to Ukraine, including deliveries of the first Humvee vehicles, having decided for now not to provide weapons, U.S. officials said. The increase in non-lethal aid to Ukraine, which is grappling with a Russian-backed separatist movement in its east, is expected to be announced on Thursday during a visit to Kiev by Vice President Joe Biden. The officials, who spoke to Reuters on condition of anonymity, described it as an expansion of U.S. ...

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Russia says North Korea ready for renewal of nuclear talks

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MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Thursday North Korea was ready to resume stalled international talks on its nuclear program. North Korea's ambassador to the United Nations told Reuters in Geneva last month that it was prepared to resume the six-party talks but must maintain its readiness in the face of joint U.S.-South Korean military exercises. ...

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Exclusive: U.S. to increase non-lethal military aid to Ukraine - officials

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States plans to increase non-lethal military assistance to Ukraine, including the first planned deliveries of Humvee vehicles, having decided for now not to provide weapons, U.S. officials said on Thursday. The increase in non-lethal aid to Ukraine, which is grappling with a Russian-backed separatist movement in its east, is expected to be announced on Thursday during a visit to Kiev by Vice President Joe Biden. The officials, who spoke to Reuters on condition of anonymity, described it as an expansion of U.S. ...

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Dangerous transit for women

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A Thomson Reuters Foundation survey finds transport in Latin American cities to be the most dangerous, while a U.S. city ranks as the safest.

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