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Exclusive: U.S. team in refugee camps investigating atrocities against Rohingya4/25/2018 6:59:05 PMWASHINGTON/COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh - The U.S. government is conducting an intensive examination of alleged atrocities against Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims, documenting accusations of murder, rape, beatings and other possible offenses in an investigation that could be used to prosecute Myanmar's military for crimes against humanity, U.S. officials told Reuters.Exclusive: Russian civilians helping Assad use military base back home - witnesses4/25/2018 12:40:42 PMMOLKINO, Russia - The Kremlin says it has nothing to do with Russian civilians fighting in Syria but on three recent occasions groups of men flying in from Damascus headed straight to a defense ministry base in Molkino, Reuters reporters witnessed.European powers say nearing plan to save Iran nuclear pact4/25/2018 8:41:39 PMWASHINGTON/BRUSSELS - French President Emmanuel Macron called on the United States on Wednesday not to abandon the Iran nuclear deal as Western envoys said Britain, France and Germany were nearing a package that seeks to persuade U.S. President Donald Trump to save the pact.Myanmar court to rule if key witness credible in Reuters case4/25/2018 12:14:49 PMYANGON - A judge in Myanmar will rule next week on whether a police captain was credible when he testified that two Reuters reporters were framed, after prosecutors argued on Wednesday that the officer should be declared an unreliable witness.Turkish court sentences more than dozen Cumhuriyet staff to prison on terrorism charges4/25/2018 8:29:25 PMISTANBUL - A Turkish court on Wednesday sentenced 14 staff of the opposition Cumhuriyet newspaper to prison on terrorism charges and acquitted three, one of their lawyers said, in a case that has sparked global outrage over press freedom under Tayyip Erdogan.Friends or not, France's Macron challenges Trump in Congress speech4/25/2018 7:15:19 PMWASHINGTON - A day after flaunting his friendship with Donald Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron forcefully challenged many of the U.S. president's policies on Wednesday, urging the United States to engage more with the world, step up the fight against climate change and stay in the Iran nuclear pact for now.Russia-wary U.S. to press NATO allies to hike military spending: official4/25/2018 8:53:35 PMWASHINGTON - The United States will press NATO allies, especially Germany, to increase military spending while underscoring the heightened threat from Russia, a senior State Department official said on Wednesday before Friday's meeting of the alliance in Brussels.A 'new Koreatown' silenced by Canada van attack4/25/2018 8:33:42 PMTORONTO - The van that killed 10 in Toronto on Monday plowed through the heart of a vibrant Korean community in Canada's largest city, barreling past a cluster of Korean restaurants, a grocery store and a popular street vendor that sells red bean waffles shaped like fish and other Korean treats.Iran detains British-Iranian academic: New York-based rights group4/25/2018 8:28:06 PMBEIRUT - A British-Iranian academic was detained in Iran by the country's Revolutionary Guards in mid-April, the New York-based Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI) reported on Wednesday.Croatian police arrest suspect behind global cyber attack platform4/25/2018 8:09:39 PMZAGREB - Croatian police said on Wednesday they had arrested a 19-year old man they suspect of being behind an illegal internet service for cyber attacks called Webstresser.org.