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KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysia on Friday charged one of the “Wolf of Wall Street” film producers, and stepson of former prime minister Najib Razak, with money laundering, alleging he misappropriated $248 million linked to state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB). Riza Aziz, stepson of former Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak, arrives at a court
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FILE PHOTO: Sudanese shout slogans during a demonstration demanding the ruling military hand over to civilians in Khartoum, Sudan, June 30, 2019. REUTERS/Umit Bektas/File Photo KHARTOUM (Reuters) – Sudan’s ruling military council and a coalition of opposition and protest groups reached an agreement to share power during a transition period leading to elections, sources said
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ROME/MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he hoped Italy would battle to restore fully fledged relations between the European Union and Russia and help persuade the bloc’s new leadership that sanctions on Moscow were counter-productive. Russian President Vladimir Putin and Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte attend a joint news conference in
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MADRID (Reuters) – Dozens of men and a few women in stiletto heels raced through the center of the Spanish capital on Thursday, defying gravity, the heat and attempts by the far-right party Vox to curtail their Gay Pride celebrations this year. A woman reacts in a balcony during the annual race on high heels
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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The outgoing chairman of European Union national leaders on Thursday urged the European Parliament to approve Germany’s Ursula von der Leyen as the next head of the bloc’s executive after some in the assembly criticized her nomination. German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen, who has been nominated as European Commission President,
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