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North Korea fires Scud-class ballistic missile, Japan protests
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea fired what appeared to be a short-range ballistic missile on Monday that landed in the sea off its east coast, the latest in a series of missile tests defying world pressure and threats of more sanctions.
Christians caught up in Philippines' urban battle with Islamists
ILIGAN CITY, Philippines (Reuters) - Bishop Edwin Dela Pena was sipping coffee after dinner in a southern Philippines coastal town last Tuesday when he received a phone call: it was from one of his diocese priests, who sounded panicky and distressed.
South Africa's Zuma survives no confidence vote in ANC - News24 website
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa President Jacob Zuma defeated a no-confidence motion against him at a meeting of top officials of the ruling African National Congress party on Sunday, News24 reported on its website.
New French president promises tough talk at first Putin meeting
VERSAILLES, France (Reuters) - New French President Emmanuel Macron is promising tough talk at his first meeting with Vladimir Putin on Monday, following an election campaign when his team accused Russian media of trying to interfere in the democratic process.
Australia promises 30 more troops for NATO's Afghanistan mission
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia will send an additional 30 troops to join the NATO-led training and assistance mission in Afghanistan, bringing its total deployment there to 300, Defense Minister Marise Payne said on Monday.
If SNP wins election in Scotland, PM May will have to grant independence vote -Sturgeon
LONDON (Reuters) - If the Scottish National Party wins the most seats in Scotland at a June 8 election, Prime Minister Theresa May's refusal to agree to a second independence referendum will be unsustainable, Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said on Sunday.
Britain says some of Manchester bomber's network potentially still at large
MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - Members of Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi's network are still potentially at large, British interior minister Amber Rudd said on Sunday, after the terrorism threat level was lowered because of significant progress in the investigation.
Four killed, dozens injured in stampede at Honduran soccer match
TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) - At least four people died and dozens were injured in a stampede when hundreds of fans tried to break past barricades to get into a national soccer final match in the Honduran capital on Sunday, according to emergency services officials.