Ukraine MPs vote to withdraw law to spur creation of anti-corruption court

KIEV (Reuters) – The Ukrainian parliament voted on Thursday to withdraw a law on the creation of an anti-corruption court, a necessary step for the submission of a new law that is more in line with demands from backers, including the International Monetary Fund.
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U.N. to vote Monday on call for U.S. Jerusalem decision to be withdrawn

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The United Nations Security Council is due to vote on Monday on a draft resolution calling for the withdrawal of U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, diplomats said, a move likely to face a Washington veto.
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German SPD leaders vote to start exploratory talks with conservatives

BERLIN (Reuters) – Leaders of Germany’s Social Democrats have voted unanimously to begin exploratory talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives about forming a coalition government, Andreas Nahles, head of the SPD’s parliamentary group, said on Friday.
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Brazil’s Temer delays pension-vote talks as he recovers after surgery

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazilian President Michel Temer has postponed meetings scheduled for Thursday to discuss a crucial pension reform vote as he recovers well in hospital following minor surgery, his office said, and he will not be back on the job until Friday.
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