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Quarter of Republicans would keep Obamacare: Reuters/Ipsos poll

NEW YORK (Reuters) - About a quarter of U.S. Republicans do not want to see Obamacare repealed, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Tuesday.

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Congo forces kill 26 protesters against leader Kabila

KINSHASA (Reuters) - Security forces shot dead at least 26 protesters who had gathered in the streets of Kinshasa and other cities of Democratic Republic of Congo on Tuesday to demand that President Joseph Kabila step down after his mandate expired overnight.

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New Italian PM wins first confidence vote, pledges to support banks

ROME (Reuters) - Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni won an initial vote of confidence in the lower house of parliament on Tuesday after laying out a limited program for his new government, which might only survive a few months.

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Turkey detains hundreds over PKK links after Istanbul blasts

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey has detained 568 people over alleged links to Kurdish militants in raids over the last two days, the interior ministry said on Tuesday, intensifying a crackdown after twin bombings killed 44 people outside an Istanbul soccer stadium.

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Russia’s opposition leader Navalny plans to run for president in 2018

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's opposition leader Alexei Navalny plans to run for president in 2018, he said in a statement on Tuesday.

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Pakistan International Airlines chairman resigns days after plane crash

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) Chairman Azam Saigol has resigned from his post citing personal reasons, the company's spokesman said on Tuesday, less than a week after a PIA plane crashed and all 47 people on board were killed.

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Mali’s foot-dragging traps peace mission in unending conflict

BAMAKO (Reuters) - Last week, the offices of the U.N. peacekeeping mission in the desert city of Gao in northern Mali were flattened by a truck bomb. On Tuesday, just five suspected Islamist militants succeeded in freeing 93 inmates from a jail in the town of Niono.

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Syrian army pushes into rebel areas of Aleppo Old City: monitors

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian army and its allies pushed into rebel-held areas of Aleppo's Old City late on Tuesday, the British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported.

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Italian president pushes for new voting law before election

ROME (Reuters) - Italy's President Sergio Mattarella wants parliament to draft a new electoral law before any ballot is held, a source close to the president said on Tuesday, a move likely to delay any vote after Prime Minister Matteo Renzi resigns.

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Congo detains dozens of South Sudanese soldiers fleeing civil war

KINSHASA (Reuters) - Congolese troops last week detained dozens of South Sudanese soldiers who were fleeing a rebel attack across the border, a local radio station and aid workers said on Tuesday, increasing fears of spillover from South Sudan's conflict.

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