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  • 50 still in hospital, 17 in critical care after Manchester attack
    LONDON (Reuters) - Fifty patients are still being treated in hospital for injuries sustained in last week's Manchester attack, including 17 who are in critical care, the health authority for England said on Tuesday. ... Read more »
  • 'Atlanticist' Merkel rams home frustration with Trump after summits
    BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel underlined her doubts about the reliability of the United States as an ally on Monday but said she was a "convinced trans-Atlanticist", fine-tuning her message after surprising Washington with her frankness a day earlier. ... Read more »
  • Philippines urges Islamist rebels to surrender as battle enters eighth day
    MARAWI, Philippines (Reuters) - The Philippine military urged Islamist militants occupying a southern city to turn themselves in on Tuesday, the eighth day of a push by security forces using armored vehicles and firing rockets from helicopters to eliminate the gunmen. ... Read more »
  • Panama's Noriega: CIA spy turned drug-running dictator
    PANAMA CITY (Reuters) - Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega was for years a useful tool of the United States, until President George H.W. Bush lost patience with his brutal, drug-running rule and sent nearly 28,000 troops to invade the country and oust him. ... Read more »
  • UK PM May's election lead narrowing, sixth poll since Manchester attack shows
    LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May's lead dropped to six percentage points in a poll published on Tuesday, the latest major poll since the Manchester bombing to indicate the June 8 election could be much tighter than previously thought. ... Read more »
  • China is behaving like a 'bully' in South China Sea: McCain
    SYDNEY (Reuters) - China is behaving like a "bully" with its militarization of islands in the South China Sea, Republican U.S. Senator John McCain said on Tuesday, activity Washington must confront with its allies to find a peaceful solution. ... Read more »
  • 'Shocked' South Korea leader Moon orders probe into U.S. THAAD additions
    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in has ordered a probe after the Defence Ministry failed to inform him that four more launchers for the controversial U.S. THAAD anti-missile system had been brought into the country, his spokesman said on Tuesday. ... Read more »
  • Russia's Putin to meet powerful Saudi prince in Moscow
    DUBAI/MOSCOW (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman will hold talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on issues of mutual interest, Saudi state news agency SPA reported on Tuesday. ... Read more »
  • Car bombs kill 20 in central Baghdad: security sources
    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Two car bombs killed at least 20 people in Baghdad and wounded about 80 others in streets packed with crowds preparing for the Ramadan fast early on Tuesday, security sources said. ... Read more »
  • Trump administration nearing completion of Cuba policy review: sources
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration is nearing completion of a policy review to determine how far it goes in rolling back former President Barack Obama’s engagement with Cuba and could make an announcement next month, according to current and former U.S. officials and people familiar with the discussions. ... Read more »