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World 21 Jun 2018 | 12:46 PM

Australia $106-billion income tax cuts seen boosting PM re-election bid

CANBERRA (Reuters) - Australia passed a A$144 billion (80.57 billion pounds) package of income tax cuts on Thursday after right-wing leader Pauline Hanson backed the legislation, potentially boosting the re-election prospects of the centre-right government.

World 19 Jan 2017 | 10:04 AM

Germany says boosting defence spending, demands clear U.S. agenda

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany, under fire from U.S. President-elect Donald Trump for not meeting NATO's defence spending goal, is boosting military budgets, but also wants Trump to map out a consistent foreign policy agenda, Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen said.

World 03 Jan 2010 | 12:00 AM

Yemen president tackles boosting security with U.S.

SANAA (Reuters) - Yemen's president met a top U.S. general on Saturday to discuss boosting military cooperation, after President Barack Obama tied al Qaeda's regional arm to the Christmas Day attempt to blow up a U.S. passenger jet.

World 01 Jul 2007 | 12:00 AM

U.S. boosting security at airports: White House

KENNEBUNKPORT (Reuters) - The United States is boosting security at airports following an explosion at a Glasgow airport that British police described as an attack and car bombs found in London, the White House said on Saturday.

Nation 18 Feb 2014 | 12:00 AM

Talks on boosting trade in southern Philippines

PUTRAJAYA: Boosting the economy in southern Philippines will be among the main topics of discussion between Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak and Philippines President Benigno Aquino next week.

World 25 Jun 2018 | 11:58 AM

Support for Japan PM Abe rises, boosting shot at historic tenure

TOKYO (Reuters) - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's support rose 10 points to outstrip his disapproval rating for the first time since February, a survey showed on Monday, boosting his chance of weathering a series of scandals to become Japan's longest-serving premier.

World 26 Sep 2017 | 9:38 AM

North Korea moving airplanes, boosting defence after U.S. bomber flight - Yonhap

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea has been moving airplanes and boosting defences on its east coast after the United States dispatched B-1B bombers to the Korean peninsula over the weekend, South Korea's Yonhap News Agency reported on Tuesday, citing the country's spy agency.

World 12 May 2017 | 11:50 AM

Taiwan to continue buying arms from United States, boosting U.S. jobs

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan will continue to buy arms from the United States with its purchases boosting employment in at least six U.S. states and narrowing the bilateral trade gap, the government has told the United States, in rare public comment sure to anger China, which claims the island as its own.

World 07 Feb 2016 | 9:41 PM

Algerian lawmakers pass reforms boosting parliament powers

ALGIERS (Reuters) - Algerian lawmakers passed constitutional reforms on Sunday proposed by President Abdelaziz Bouteflika after the 2011 "Arab Spring" uprisings, including reinstating a two-term limit for the presidency and boosting parliamentary powers.

World 21 Jan 2015 | 9:05 PM

Russia is boosting its military presence in east Ukraine - Kiev

KIEV (Reuters) - Russia is boosting its troop presence in eastern Ukraine and attacks from separatist rebels have intensified as they seek to gain more territory from government forces, the Ukrainian military said on Wednesday.