Mexico president calls ‘El Chapo’ sentence inhumane, vows better society

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Thursday called the jail conditions of drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman inhumane, while vowing to bring down violence stemming from drug violence by create a society less obsessed with material wealth. FILE PHOTO: Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador gestures during a meeting
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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – A minor earthquake struck Mexico City on Thursday, shaking tall buildings in the metropolis, though with no immediate reports of damages. The tremor was the latest in a series of at least 16 small quakes in Mexico City during the past week, according to a special report from the National Seismological
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By Alexandra Alper and Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump was unclear on Thursday over whether his administration was looking at imposing sanctions on Turkey following its purchase of Russian air defense systems, sparking confusion at a tense time for relations between the two nations. “We’re not looking at that right now,”
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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Berkeley voted to removed words such as “man power” and “manhole” from its city codes A city council in California has voted in favour of replacing gendered language with neutral terms in its municipal code. Changes to Berkeley City Council’s code were passed unanimously in a vote on Tuesday.
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FILE PHOTO: UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet holds a news conference at Centro Cultural Espana in downtown Mexico City, Mexico April 9, 2019 REUTERS/Carlos Jasso/File Photo GENEVA (Reuters) – Four Democratic members of Congress vilified by U.S. President Donald Trump are “fantastic”, U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said on Thursday. “I
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States imposed sanctions on Thursday on five people and an international network of companies the U.S. Treasury said are involved in the procurement of materials for Iran’s nuclear program. They are the first punitive steps by Washington since Tehran announced earlier this month it would increase its levels of enriched
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MONTREAL (Reuters) – Separatists in the Canadian province of Quebec are making a comeback after years in the doldrums and could regain enough strength to endanger Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s bid to retain power in a federal election this October. FILE PHOTO: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during Canada Day festivities on Parliament Hill
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Turkey and U.S. flags are seen in this picture illustration taken August 25, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday his administration has not ruled out imposing sanctions on Turkey over its purchase of a Russian air defense system. “It’s a very, very difficult situation for a lot of
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States imposed new sanctions on Thursday on five people and seven entities in connection to Iran’s nuclear program and non-proliferation matters, the Treasury Department said on its website. Reporting by Mohammad Zargham; Writing by David Alexander Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles. Source link

KIEV (Reuters) – The party of Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has extended its lead over other groups, according to polls published three days before parliamentary elections. FILE PHOTO: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy attends a briefing in Kiev, Ukraine June 3, 2019. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich/File Photo Zelenskiy, a TV comedian with no previous political experience, took the
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