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Human rights groups demanded information Tuesday about the whereabouts of a missing activist who was last seen when Argentine border police evicted a group of Mapuche Indians from lands in Patagonia owned by Italian clothing company Benetton.

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BRASILIA (Reuters) – Lawyers defending Brazilian President Michel Temer against corruption allegations asked the Supreme Court on Tuesday to remove the prosecutor general from the investigation, arguing he is no longer fit to lead it.

Rhinestone Cowboy singer Glen Campbell dies at the age of 81, his family says.

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – An Iranian drone came within 100 feet (31 meters) of a U.S. Navy warplane as it prepared to land on an aircraft carrier in the Gulf, a U.S. official said on Tuesday.

An Iranian drone nearly collided with a U.S. Navy F-18 Super Hornet while the American jet was in a holding pattern, a U.S. defense official told Fox News.

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PITSUNDA, Georgia (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin assured Georgia’s breakaway region of Abkhazia on Tuesday of Moscow’s continued political and military support.

Lane Thomas, 2, had been building a sandcastle at Disney World when an alligator fatally attacked him.

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MOSCOW (Reuters) – The soap opera of White House personnel changes, intrigue and investigations has alarmed a part of the American public and shocked some foreign governments, yet Russian officials have found their own way of responding.

PITSUNDA, Georgia (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin visited the Georgian breakaway region of Abkhazia on Tuesday, the Kremlin said.

MANILA (Reuters) – China pushed for a maritime code of conduct with Southeast Asian countries that would not be legally binding, the Philippine foreign minister said on Tuesday.

The men had been convicted of killing up to 1,700 soldiers at Camp Speicher in 2014.

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The talent agent who sent British model Chloe Ayling to Italy, where she says she was kidnapped, has hit out at people questioning her story.

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PARIS (Reuters) – Emmanuel Macron will host other major European leaders this month for talks on migration, the economy and defense — part of a broader diplomatic offensive by the French president.

ZURICH (Reuters) – Following a formula pioneered by their corporate raider father-in-law, two men are stirring up the chemicals sector with a push to halt Clariant’s $20 billion merger with Huntsman.

North Korea, showing no intention of succumbing to international sanctions designed to end to the rogue regime’s missile tests, once again on Tuesday hurled threats, vowing to send “packs of wolves” to “strangle” the nations standing firm in opposing Kim Jong Un’s dictatorship.

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Nineteen migrants tried to reach the mainland by hiding in fairground lorries in the Ceuta enclave.

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India’s diplomatic efforts to end a seven-week military standoff with China have hit a roadblock, people briefed on the talks said, prompting Chinese state-run media to trumpet rhetoric of “unavoidable countermeasures” on the unmarked border.

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India’s diplomatic efforts to end a seven-week military standoff with China have hit a roadblock, people briefed on the talks said, prompting Chinese state-run media to trumpet rhetoric of “unavoidable countermeasures” on the unmarked border.

Al-Qaida’s leader has claimed in an online message that a German man believed to have provided logistical support to the Hamburg-based Sept. 11 hijackers has died.

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A Turkish media report says Turkey has begun construction of a wall along the country’s frontier with Iran, mimicking the Turkish barrier along the Syrian border.

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DANDONG, China (Reuters) – A thriving trade in seafood across the Yalu River that separates China from North Korea has dramatically slowed, traders said, although there is still nearly a month to go for a United Nations deadline to tighten sanctions on Pyongyang as punishment for its missile tests.

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – Lawmakers in South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) pledged to back President Jacob Zuma in a no-confidence motion in parliament on Tuesday, aiming to thwart opposition efforts to force him out.

CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuela’s Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the arrest of opposition mayor Ramon Muchacho of the Caracas district of Chacao, which has been the site of intense anti-government protests against President Nicolas Maduro.

HONG KONG (Reuters) – China is worried it could face fresh criticism over its actions in the South China Sea when Singapore becomes chairman of the Association of South East Asian Nations next year, and is putting pressure on the city-state to make sure that doesn’t happen, according to people familiar with the situation.

The Latest on South African parliament’s vote on no-confidence motion in President Jacob Zuma (all times local): ___ 1:20 p.m. South Africa’s main opposition party is accusing President Jacob Zuma of “derelict leadership” in its draft resolution in parliament asking for his removal from office.

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Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday denied any wrongdoing as numerous investigations threatened to ensnare the Israeli prime minister, who on Tuesday declared he “won’t be toppled” and has “nothing to fear.”

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LONDON (Reuters) – British police appealed on Tuesday for help in tracing a jogger who appeared to push a woman into the path of an oncoming bus on a busy west London street.

A Chinese man was stopped in transit transporting two human arms in his bag.

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GENEVA (Reuters) – Venezuelan security forces have wielded excessive force to suppress protests, killing dozens, and have arbitrarily detained 5,000 people since April, including 1,000 still in custody, the United Nations human rights office said on Tuesday.

People have been turning out to vote in large numbers in Kibera, Nairobi, in Kenya’s general election.

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