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  • Egypt's ousted Islamist president Mursi dies after collapsing in court

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    Egypt's ousted Islamist president Mursi dies after collapsing in court

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  • US denounces 'nuclear blackmail' as Iran plans to breach uranium limit

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    US denounces 'nuclear blackmail' as Iran plans to breach uranium limit

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    US says to send more troops to the Middle East, cites Iran threats

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    US fashion icon, socialite Gloria Vanderbilt dies at 95

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    CNN's Anderson Cooper remembers mom Gloria Vanderbilt as visitor from 'distant star'

  • White House will not invite Israeli officials to Bahrain event, says senior US official

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    White House will not invite Israeli officials to Bahrain event, says senior US official

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    Indian doctors call off strike after safety assurances

  • EU at odds over Albania, Macedonia joining; Cyprus threatens veto over Turkey

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    EU at odds over Albania, Macedonia joining; Cyprus threatens veto over Turkey

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    Frenchman ‘admits burning body’ of murdered jogger wife

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    ‘Just a collision’: Philippines’ Duterte downplays sinking

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    Kids in cages: Geneva protest urges UN action on Trump migration policy

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  • EU blames Sudan military council for deadly crackdown

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    EU blames Sudan military council for deadly crackdown

    LUXEMBOURG, June 17 — The EU today blamed Sudan’s military authorities for a bloody crackdown on protesters that left dozens of people dead, demanding a full investigation....

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    BEIRUT, June 17 — A car bombing near Kurdish security offices in northeast Syria today wounded seven civilians, including a child, a war monitor said. There was no immediate...

  • Kenya reassures public after Ebola false alarm

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    Kenya reassures public after Ebola false alarm

    NAIROBI, June 17 — Kenya sought to reassure the public and foreign visitors today after a suspected Ebola case, which turned out to be negative, was detected near the border...

  • Israel urges snapback sanctions on Iran if it breaches uranium limit

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    Israel urges snapback sanctions on Iran if it breaches uranium limit

    JERUSALEM, June 17 — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged world powers today to step up sanctions against Iran swiftly should it go through with a plan to exceed an...

  • Austria's Kurz says email hoax tried to link him to Ibiza video scandal

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    Austria's Kurz says email hoax tried to link him to Ibiza video scandal

    VIENNA, June 17 — Austrian conservative leader Sebastian Kurz said today that an email hoax had attempted to implicate him in a video sting scandal that felled the leader of the...

  • China’s President Xi to visit North Korea this week

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    China’s President Xi to visit North Korea this week

    BEIJING, June 17 —Chinese President Xi Jinping will go to North Korea today for two days, state media in both countries reported today, making him the first Chinese leader to...

  • Indian doctors stage nationwide strike over ‘inhuman’ working conditions

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    Indian doctors stage nationwide strike over ‘inhuman’ working conditions

    NEW DELHI, June 17 — Hundreds of thousands of doctors across India went on strike today demanding better working conditions, the country’s top medical body said, as the...

  • Beijing says will ‘firmly support’ Hong Kong leader Lam

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    Beijing says will ‘firmly support’ Hong Kong leader Lam

    BEIJING, June 17 — Beijing reiterated its backing of Hong Kong’s embattled leader Carrie Lam today after a massive demonstration demanding her resignation over a controversial...

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    Indian Houdini feared drowned as stunt goes wrong

    KOLKATA, June 17 — An Indian magician who went missing after being lowered into a river while tied up with chains and ropes in a Houdini-inspired stunt is feared drowned, police...

  • EU drops sanctions threat against Maldives

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    EU drops sanctions threat against Maldives

    LUXEMBOURG, June 17 — The European Union today dropped the threat of sanctions against the Maldives, saying the political situation had improved in the Indian Ocean archipelago...

  • In historic shift, Vatican to consider married priests for Amazon region

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    In historic shift, Vatican to consider married priests for Amazon region

    VATICAN CITY, June 17 — A Vatican document today said the Church should consider ordaining older married men as priests in remote areas of the Amazon, a historic shift which...

  • China won’t allow Hong Kong leader to step down despite mass unrest, says HK official

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    China won’t allow Hong Kong leader to step down despite mass unrest, says HK official

    HONG KONG, June 17 — Beijing will not let Hong Kong’s leader, Carrie Lam, step down even if she wanted to, a senior city government official close to her said on Monday,...

  • Hong Kong protests a rare defeat for Xi, say analysts

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    Hong Kong protests a rare defeat for Xi, say analysts

    BEIJING, June 17 — China’s powerful President Xi Jinping has been dealt a rare setback with the suspension of unpopular legislation in Hong Kong following massive protests,...

  • eSwatini bans imports of live pigs from countries affected by African swine fever

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    eSwatini bans imports of live pigs from countries affected by African swine fever

    MBABANE, June 17 — The Kingdom of eSwatini, formerly known as Swaziland, banned imports of live pigs today from countries that test positive for African Swine Fever (ASF) after...

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    Brain fever kills 97 children in east India

    NEW DELHI, June 17 — Nearly 100 children have died this month from encephalitis, commonly known as brain fever, in the eastern Indian state of Bihar, a state health official...

  • Pressure builds on Hong Kong leader as democracy activist vows to join protests

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    Pressure builds on Hong Kong leader as democracy activist vows to join protests

    HONG KONG, June 17 — Activist Joshua Wong, who has become the face of Hong Kong's push for full democracy, walked free from prison today and vowed to join a mass protest...

  • Joshua Wong: Poster child of Hong Kong's 'Umbrella Movement'

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    Joshua Wong: Poster child of Hong Kong's 'Umbrella Movement'

    HONG KONG, June 17 — Joshua Wong was the unlikely hero who helped lead a movement that inspired hundreds of thousands of Hong Kongers to take over the city's streets for two...

  • Dad makes tearful plea for backpacker son missing Down Under

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    Dad makes tearful plea for backpacker son missing Down Under

    SYDNEY, June 17 — The father of an 18-year-old Belgian backpacker made a heart-rending appeal for help finding his son today, as Australian police admitted they were...