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World 27 Oct 2019 | 4:31 AM

Facebook takes down false ad from PAC on Republican Graham

(Reuters) - Facebook Inc said on Saturday that it had removed an ad which falsely claimed that U.S. Republican Senator Lindsey Graham supported the Green New Deal, demonstrating that it will fact-check ads from political groups but not politicians.

World 27 Oct 2019 | 4:25 AM

Iraqi cleric Sadr's political allies go into opposition

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A parliamentary bloc backed by populist Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr said on Saturday it would go into opposition until demands of anti-government protesters who flocked to the streets defying a violent security crackdown were met.

World 27 Oct 2019 | 4:11 AM

Four Burundian journalists charged with undermining state security

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Four Burundian journalists arrested this week were charged on Saturday with undermining state security, an editor at their newspaper tweeted, as Burundi's government clamps down on journalists and human rights groups ahead of elections in 2020.

World 27 Oct 2019 | 2:53 AM

Belgium to have first female PM as Michel takes EU top job - papers

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Liberal politician Sophie Wilmes is set to become the first female prime minister of Belgium, local newspapers reported on Saturday.