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  • Syria regime steps in to halt Turkish assault on Kurds

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    Syria regime steps in to halt Turkish assault on Kurds

  • Philippines begins mass vaccinations after polio returns

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    Philippines begins mass vaccinations after polio returns

  • EU ‘has no magic powers’ to stop Turkey offensive

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    EU ‘has no magic powers’ to stop Turkey offensive

  • Kremlin: We don’t want to entertain possibility of clash with Turkey in Syria

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    Kremlin: We don’t want to entertain possibility of clash with Turkey in Syria

  • Climate change activists target BlackRock offices in London

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    Climate change activists target BlackRock offices in London

  • Police chase suspected kingpin of vast Asian meth syndicate

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    Police chase suspected kingpin of vast Asian meth syndicate

  • Trump: Kurdish-led forces may intentionally be releasing Islamic State militants

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    Trump: Kurdish-led forces may intentionally be releasing Islamic State militants

  • Convicted British paedophile Richard Huckle, who abused Malaysian children found dead in UK prison

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    Convicted British paedophile Richard Huckle, who abused Malaysian children found dead in UK prison

  • Haze situation in Palembang worst ever with API reading hitting 921

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    Haze situation in Palembang worst ever with API reading hitting 921

  • Xi Jinping: Attempts to split China risk 'shattered bodies'

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    Xi Jinping: Attempts to split China risk 'shattered bodies'

  • Top Philippine cop resigns after accusation of link to drug scandal

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    Top Philippine cop resigns after accusation of link to drug scandal

  • Embattled S. Korea justice minister resigns amid protests

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    Embattled S. Korea justice minister resigns amid protests

  • Pope mistakenly tweets support for 'Saints' American football team

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    Pope mistakenly tweets support for 'Saints' American football team

  • Hong Kong gears up for pro-democracy rally after latest weekend of unrest

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    Hong Kong gears up for pro-democracy rally after latest weekend of unrest

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  • Pope elevates British convert Newman to sainthood

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    Pope elevates British convert Newman to sainthood

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    Andrew Yang’s US presidential campaign gets serious

  • China's Xi, India's Modi discuss improving ties

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    China's Xi, India's Modi discuss improving ties

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    Nobel snub no obstacle in Greta Thunberg's quest

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  • Two men in their 70s in Singapore to be charged with outrage of modesty

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    Two men in their 70s in Singapore to be charged with outrage of modesty

    SINGAPORE, Oct 14 — Seven men aged between 26 and 75 will be charged in court today for separate cases of outrage of modesty allegedly committed in various places, including in...

  • White House reporters condemn fake video showing Trump killing press

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    White House reporters condemn fake video showing Trump killing press

    WASHINGTON, Oct 14 — The White House Correspondents’ Association (WHCA) condemned yesterday a video that depicted a fake image of US President Donald Trump slaughtering...

  • Spain finds Catalan leaders guilty of sedition in landmark ruling over independence bid

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    Spain finds Catalan leaders guilty of sedition in landmark ruling over independence bid

    MADRID, Oct 14 — Spain's Supreme Court today sentenced nine Catalan separatist leaders to between nine and 13 years in prison for sedition over their role in the region's failed...

  • NZ PM Ardern steps up fight against extremist online content

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    NZ PM Ardern steps up fight against extremist online content

    WELLINGTON, Oct 14 — New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced more funding and support today to target violent extremist content online, just months after an...

  • Kurds announce deal with Damascus as Turkey pushes deep into Syria

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    Kurds announce deal with Damascus as Turkey pushes deep into Syria

    QAMISHLI, Oct 14 — Syria's Kurds yesterday announced a groundbreaking deal with Damascus on a Syrian troop deployment near the border with Turkey, as Ankara pressed a deadly...

  • Saudi visit showcases Putin's growing Middle East influence

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    Saudi visit showcases Putin's growing Middle East influence

    RIYADH, Oct 14 — Russian President Vladimir Putin visits Saudi Arabia today for the first time in over a decade, seeking to capitalise on growing influence borne of military...

  • Up to 35 dead in Typhoon Hagibis trail of destruction in Japan

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    Up to 35 dead in Typhoon Hagibis trail of destruction in Japan

    TOKYO, Oct 14 — Tens of thousands of rescuers worked through the pre-dawn hours today to reach people trapped by landslides and floods in Japan caused by a powerful typhoon that...

  • India tightens security clampdown ahead of divisive temple ruling

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    India tightens security clampdown ahead of divisive temple ruling

    NEW DELHI, Oct 14 — Authorities have tightened security restrictions in the northern Indian flashpoint city of Ayodhya ahead of a crucial Supreme Court ruling over the disputed...

  • As options narrow on Syria, Trump prepares to drop sanctions hammer on Turkey

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    As options narrow on Syria, Trump prepares to drop sanctions hammer on Turkey

    WASHINGTON, Oct 14 — President Donald Trump's administration is set to impose economic sanctions on Ankara, potentially as early as this week, for its incursion into northern...

  • Britain, EU enter make-or-break Brexit week

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    Britain, EU enter make-or-break Brexit week

    LONDON, Oct 14 — Britain and the European Union today enter a pivotal week that determines if they are still on course to reach amicable divorce terms — and when Brexit might...

  • Outsider Saied set for landslide in Tunisia presidency, exit polls show

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    Outsider Saied set for landslide in Tunisia presidency, exit polls show

    TUNIS, Oct 14 — Conservative academic Kais Saied, a political outsider, was headed for a landslide victory in Tunisia's presidential runoff, sweeping aside his rival, media...

  • PM Johnson to set out post-Brexit law and order drive in Queen's Speech

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    PM Johnson to set out post-Brexit law and order drive in Queen's Speech

    LONDON, Oct 14 — Queen Elizabeth will today announce several new pieces of legislation to reform Britain's justice system, in a ceremonial speech setting out Prime Minister...

  • Hunter Biden disputes Trump attacks of his work, wades into impeachment fight

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    Hunter Biden disputes Trump attacks of his work, wades into impeachment fight

    WASHINGTON, Oct 14 — Hunter Biden, the son of former US Vice President Joe Biden, for the first time yesterday defended his work in Ukraine and China, after sustained criticism...

  • US presidential hopeful Sanders seeks to shrug off heart attack

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    US presidential hopeful Sanders seeks to shrug off heart attack

    WASHINGTON, Oct 14 — US Senator Bernie Sanders may be 78 and recovering from a heart attack, but he is determined to prove he has lost none of his appetite for political battle...

  • Populists top Poland vote, expand majority on welfare, family values ticket

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    Populists top Poland vote, expand majority on welfare, family values ticket

    WARSAW, Oct 14 — Poland's governing right-wing party topped yesterday's general election, an exit poll showed, expanding its majority thanks to a raft of welfare measures...

  • Ecuador clashes rage despite military-backed curfew

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    Ecuador clashes rage despite military-backed curfew

    QUITO, Oct 14 — Ecuadorean police battled masked men who launched homemade projectiles at them in downtown Quito yesterday, as protesters defied a curfew that was imposed by...

  • Canada's Trudeau vows to forge ahead with campaign after security threat

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    Canada's Trudeau vows to forge ahead with campaign after security threat

    TORONTO, Oct 14 — Canada's Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said yesterday that he will not change the way he is campaigning ahead of the October 21 federal election after...

  • Hungary's opposition wins Budapest election, makes gains in other cities

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    Hungary's opposition wins Budapest election, makes gains in other cities

    BUDAPEST, Oct 14 — Hungary's opposition scored its biggest election victory in a decade yesterday when liberal challenger Gergely Karacsony ousted ruling-party incumbent Istvan...

  • Hong Kong police make arrests as flashmob protests and clashes erupt

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    Hong Kong police make arrests as flashmob protests and clashes erupt

    HONG KONG, Oct 13 — Hong Kong riot police spent much of this afternoon skirmishing with groups of masked pro-democracy protesters who held flashmob gatherings in multiple...