Kenyan standards officials face attempted murder charge over fertilizer
NAIROBI, June 25 (Reuters) - A Kenyan magistrate's court on Monday charged the head of the state-run standards body, seven other officials and two businessmen with attempted murder for allowing the importation of substandard fertilizer containing mercury.
UPDATE 1-World risks missing goal of ending child marriage by 2030
KUALA LUMPUR, June 25 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A global goal of ending child marriage by 2030 will not be achieved unless the world steps up its efforts, campaigners warned at a meeting on Monday aimed at stopping the practice.
RPT-Migrants 'knock at front door' for asylum after Trump crackdown
TIJUANA/REYNOSA, Mexico, June 24 (Reuters) - More Mexicans and Central Americans are lining up to make asylum requests at the U.S.-Mexico border as word spreads of a U.S. crackdown on families crossing illegally and the threat of brutal gangs lying in wait if they go it alone.
Merkel allies failing to lure voters with harder migration stance: poll
BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel's long-time allies in Bavaria are on track for their worst ever performance in October elections, according to a poll on Monday, suggesting their harder line on immigration is failing to lure voters from the far right.
Merkel allies failing to lure voters with harder migration stance - poll
BERLIN, June 25 (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel's long-time allies in Bavaria are on track for their worst ever performance in October elections, according to a poll on Monday, suggesting their harder line on immigration is failing to lure voters from the far right.
Turkey's Erdogan, Russia's Putin discuss deepening ties
ANKARA, June 25 (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin called Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan to congratulate him on his election victory, and the two leaders discussed deepening and improving bilateral ties in the phone call, a Turkish presidential source said.
France hands over war crimes suspect to Bosnia
SARAJEVO (Reuters) - An ex-Bosnian Serb soldier suspected of taking part in an operation in which 57 Muslim Bosniaks were burned alive in the country's 1992-95 war appeared in court on Monday after being extradited from France, the Bosnian prosecutor's office said.
GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks sink on trade fears, oil falls
LONDON, June 25 (Reuters) - World stocks sank on Monday, hit by worries over a worsening trade dispute between the United States and other leading economies, while crude oil prices fell by over two percent as traders factored in an output rise agreed by major exporters.
China tells France an Airbus deal is still alive
BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Monday Beijing was willing to continue talks over the purchase of Airbus
jets after French President Emmanuel Macron failed to clinch a deal earlier this year.
Russian central bank may need extra 100 billion roubles for 'bad bank' - sources
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's central bank may need to provide another 100 billion roubles ($1.6 billion) for a planned "bad bank", adding to the more than $40 billion already spent on three banking bailouts, two sources familiar with discussions said.
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