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PRETORIA (Reuters) – Andre Kruger’s stand at Africa’s first ever cannabis exposition displayed an indoor growing tent, complete with state-of-the-art lighting imported from the United States and fittings for a high-tech hydroponic irrigation system. A man holds a jar full of cannabis buds before they were handed out by activist Steven Thapelo Khundu at the
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FILE PHOTO: Chinese photographer Lu Guang attends the Pingyao International Photography (PIP) Festival in Pingyao, Shanxi province, China September 20, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer BEIJING (Reuters) – An award-winning Chinese photographer has been arrested in China’s far-flung western Xinjiang region, his wife said on Thursday, though it is unclear on what charges he is being held. Lu
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LONDON/BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Britain’s weakened Prime Minister Theresa May headed for Brussels on Thursday to lobby European leaders for help after she survived a parliamentary mutiny that highlighted the deadlock over Brexit. Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street in Westminster London, Britain, December 13, 2018. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls May won the backing of
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European Union Budget Commissioner Guenther Oettinger holds a news conference to present the EU executive’s final proposal for the bloc’s next long-term budget, in Brussels, Belgium, May 2, 2018. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir/File Photo BERLIN (Reuters) – The European Union is open to add clarifications to the Brexit deal but there won’t be further negotiations in substance
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VANCOUVER/HONG KONG (Reuters) – Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou, released on bail on Tuesday to await a ruling on U.S. extradition at one of her luxury Vancouver homes, may have received welcome ammunition in court from an unlikely source – President Donald Trump. U.S. President Donald Trump walks out from the White House in Washington before
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OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland on Wednesday warned the United States not to politicize extradition cases, a day after President Donald Trump said he could intervene in the affair of a Chinese executive detained in Canada at Washington’s request. Canada’s Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland speaks during a news conference in Ottawa, Ontario,
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