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Prince William follows in mother Princess Diana's footsteps in Pakistan
LAHORE, Pakistan, Oct 17 (Reuters) - Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate on Thursday joined locals in a cricket match in the Pakistani city of Lahore before a trip to a cancer hospital that his mother, Princess Diana, visited a year before her death.
Russia accuses U.S diplomats of regularly trying to access restricted military areas
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Thursday that U.S. diplomats regularly tried to get into restricted military areas.
Pence arrives in Turkey for talks with Erdogan on Syria offensive
ANKARA, Oct 17 (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence arrived on Thursday in Ankara for talks with President Tayyip Erdogan over Turkey's military offensive into northeastern Syria.
Russia says Syria should ultimately get control over border with Turkey - Ifax
MOSCOW, Oct 17 (Reuters) - Syria should get control over its border with Turkey as part of any settlement of the conflict there, Russia's foreign ministry spokeswoman said on Thursday, the Interfax news agency reported.
When it comes to U.S. national security, what's candidate Warren's plan?
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Elizabeth Warren has jumped to the front of the race to take on Donald Trump in 2020 by promising far-reaching domestic reforms that highlight the Democratic senator's wide differences with the Republican president.
Chipmaker TSMC boosts capex by up to $5 billion, sees fourth-quarter sales jump on smartphones
TAIPEI (Reuters) - Apple Inc supplier TSMC raised its 2019 capital spending plan by up to $5 billion on Thursday and forecast a nearly 10% rise in fourth-quarter revenue on strong demand for faster mobile chips and new high-end smartphones.
Tokyo will have to accept IOC plan to move marathon to Hokkaido: 2020 Olympics head
TOKYO (Reuters) - Tokyo has little choice but to accept an International Olympic Committee (IOC) move to shift the 2020 marathon to a cooler northern island in Japan despite opposition to the plan in the capital, the president of Tokyo 2020 Olympics said on Thursday.
FACTBOX-Hundreds of dignitaries to attend as Japan's emperor declares enthronement
TOKYO, Oct 17 (Reuters) - Japanese Emperor Naruhito is set to proclaim his enthronement to the world next week in a centuries-old ceremony attended by some 2,500 people, including heads of state and other dignitaries from nearly 200 countries.
German car parts supplier Brose to cut 2,000 jobs as auto sector struggles
BERLIN (Reuters) - German autos supplier Brose Group said on Thursday it was cutting 2,000 jobs in Germany over the next three years due to a slump in earnings, blaming a declining Chinese market, changes in the car industry and global price pressure.
Kurdish-led health authority in northeast Syria says 218 civilians killed in Turkish offensive
BEIRUT, Oct 17 (Reuters) - A Turkish offensive in northeast Syria has killed 218 civilians, including 18 children since it started a week ago, the Kurdish-led administration in the region said on Thursday
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