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Bomb in Syria's Afrin kills three: witnesses
ISTANBUL - A bomb in the northwest Syrian town of Afrin killed three civilians and wounded about 20 on a public bus, several witnesses told Reuters on Sunday.
Lethal pipeline blast sharpens focus on Mexico fuel theft plan
TLAHUELILPAN - A blast at a gasoline pipeline in Mexico that killed at least 73 people has put renewed attention on the government’s strategy to stop fuel theft, with some relatives saying fuel shortages stemming from the plan led people to risk their lives.
Students in Trump hats mock Native American; school apologizes
A Catholic school in Kentucky condemned a group of its students, many of whom wore “Make America Great Again” hats, after they were recorded harassing a Native American Vietnam veteran in a video that went viral on Saturday.
Trump travels to Delaware base to honor four Americans killed in Syria
DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, Del - U.S. President Donald Trump traveled to Dover Air Force Base in Delaware on Saturday to receive the remains of four Americans killed in a suicide bombing in northern Syria.
China set to post slowest growth in 28 years in 2018, more stimulus seen
BEIJING - China is expected to report on Monday that economic growth cooled to its slowest in 28 years in 2018 amid weakening domestic demand and bruising U.S. tariffs, adding pressure on Beijing to roll out more support measures to avert a sharper slowdown.
Toyota, Panasonic to set up EV battery JV in 2020: source
TOKYO - Toyota Motor Corp (7203.T) and Panasonic Corp (6752.T) are set to launch a joint venture next year to produce batteries for electric vehicles (EV) in an effort to compete with Chinese rivals, a source familiar with the matter said.
'Green Book' boosts Oscar odds with big win at Producers Guild Awards
In a surprise win on Saturday, Hollywood producers named “Green Book” the best film of 2018, boosting its profile just days before nominations are announced for the annual Academy Awards.
Catherine Deneuve to part with Saint Laurent gowns at auction
PARIS - A beaded dress worn by Catherine Deneuve when she first met Alfred Hitchcock in 1969 are among dozens of glamorous gowns up for auction next week in Paris, where the French actress is due to part with her Yves Saint Laurent collection.
Nadal blows away Berdych to reach quarter-finals
MELBOURNE - Rafa Nadal routed Tomas Berdych 6-0 6-1 7-6(4) in a center court masterclass to charge into the quarter-finals of the Australian Open on Sunday.
Boxing: Pacquiao dominates Broner in unanimous decision win
WBA welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao showed flashes of his past brilliance as he delivered a dominant performance to earn a unanimous decision victory over Adrien Broner in Las Vegas on Saturday.
POLITICS / INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS
BRITAIN-EU/MAY (PIX) (TV)
British PM May makes statement to parliament on next Brexit steps
British Prime Minister Theresa May makes a statement and puts forward a motion in parliament on her proposed next steps on Brexit.
Partial U.S. government shutdown drags into its 31st day
Partial U.S. government shutdown drags into its 31st day, standoff triggered by President Donald Trump's demand for round of funding for his promised wall on U.S.-Mexico border. Congressional Democrats are opposed.
Swiss verdict due for ex-UBS banker accused of leaking records to Germany
A Swiss court is due to deliver a verdict in the case of a former UBS banker who allegedly sold records of German clients to tax authorities in that country in 2012, resulting in charges of spying, breaking Switzerland's banking secrecy laws and money laundering.
INDONESIA-BRITAIN/SLAP (PIX) (TV)
Indonesia court to sentence British woman for slapping Bali immigration official
An Indonesian court is due to decide whether to jail a British woman, who slapped an immigration official on the holiday island of Bali after she was asked to pay a fine for overstaying her visa.
Swedish PM Lofven delivers a statement of government policy parliament
Newly elected Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven presents his cabinet ministers and delivers a statement of government policy.
Europeans living in the UK discuss the emotional impact of Brexit
Europeans leaving in Britain speak about the psychological impact Brexit has had on them.
The Supreme Court discusses ruling party leader sentence appeal
Liviu Dragnea, head of Romania's ruling Social Democrat Party, appears before Supreme Court's panel of five judges who are expected to rule on his appeal that seeks to strike down a three and a half years preliminary sentence to prison for inciting to abuse of office.
Norway PM Erna Solberg to present new government
Prime Minister Erna Solberg to present new government on Monday or Tuesday. We will be looking to see if any changes at oil and energy ministry, finance, industry or foreign ministries.
PHILIPPINES-POLITICS/AUTONOMY (PIX) (GRAPHIC)
Philippines holds referendum on autonomy for Muslim regions of restive Mindanao
Predominantly Muslim areas of the Philippines' volatile Mindanao region holds a referendum on autonomy, the culmination of a protracted and turbulent peace agreement with separatists that aims to tackle endemic poverty and address historic grievances blamed for the rise of extremism and banditry and recruitment by militants inspired by Islamic State.
CONFLICTS / WAR / PEACE
Colombians will march after ELN rebel car bomb killed 21
Colombians will march in Bogota and other cities to protest violence by rebel groups and crime gangs following a car bomb in the capital that killed at least 21 and injured dozens.
U.S., North Korean diplomats meet in Stockholm to ease deadlock
High-ranking diplomats from the United States and North Korea are holding talks in Sweden aiming to end the stand-off between the two countries. The talks started on Thursday and are expected to end on Sunday. 21 Jan
CRIME / LAW / JUSTICE
British prosecutor to open criminal case against four former Barclays executives
British prosecutors, who have charged four former senior Barclays executives with fraud offences linked to a 12 billion pound emergency fundraising from investors such as Qatar in 2008, are expected to open their case in one of the most high-profile criminal trials brought by the UK Serious Fraud Office.
BUSINESS / ECONOMICS
DAVOS-MEETING/PREVIEW (PIX) (TV)
Preparation for the annual meeting of World Economic Forum in Davos
Swiss police brace for the arrival of world's business and political elite for the annual WEF meeting in Davos
CHINA-ECONOMY/GDP (PIX) (TV)
Head of the National Statistics Bureau, Ning Jizhe, holds a news conference on China's national economic performance in the year of 2018. Data is expected to show the Chinese economy grew around 6.6 percent in 2018 - the weakest since 1990. Analysts are forecasting a further loss of momentum this year before policy support steps begin to kick in.
EU maize imports surge to keep livestock fed after 2018 drought
EU is shipping in maize at a record pace, leaving the bloc in the unusual position of being a net cereal importer at the midpoint of the 2018/19 season. A shortfall in forage supply after last summer's drought has encouraged livestock feed makers to step up maize imports, encouraged by a bumper harvest in Ukraine.
REUTERS POLL - Philippines Q4 GDP
Reuters surveys analysts on their forecasts for the Philippines fourth quarter GDP ahead of the data release on Jan. 24.
SCIENCE / TECHNOLOGY
LUNAR-ECLIPSE/ (PIX) (TV)
Total lunar eclipse set to stun U.S. fans, clear skies willing
Americans will have their eyes on the sky for Sunday's total lunar eclipse and are hoping for clear skies to witness the red spectacle known as a blood moon.
ARTS / CULTURE / ENTERTAINMENT
FASHION-PARIS/HAUTE COUTURE-DIOR (PIX) (TV)
Dior show in Haute Couture week in Paris
Christian Dior show in Haute Couture Week in Paris.
FASHION-PARIS/HAUTE COUTURE (PIX) (TV)
Start of Haute Couture Fashion Week in Paris
Schedule of shows yet to be determined. Haute Couture Week runs Jan 21st to Jan 24th.
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