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  • China attacks Western reporting on Xinjiang as ‘pure fabrication’

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    China attacks Western reporting on Xinjiang as ‘pure fabrication’

    LONDON, Nov 18 — China’s ambassador to the United Kingdom today dismissed reporting by Western media on the Chinese government’s policies in Xinjiang as “pure...

  • Police round up students in India’s capital as fee protests grow

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    Police round up students in India’s capital as fee protests grow

    NEW DELHI, Nov 18 — Indian police said they briefly detained around 50 students in New Delhi today as protests against proposed fee hikes at a prestigious public university...

  • Belarus polls showed ‘lack of respect’ for democracy, say monitors

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    Belarus polls showed ‘lack of respect’ for democracy, say monitors

    MINSK, Nov 18 — Parliamentary polls in Belarus lacked respect for democracy and denied basic freedoms to voters and candidates, international vote observers said today, after...

  • Russia gives back three seized Ukraine ships, says foreign ministry

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    Russia gives back three seized Ukraine ships, says foreign ministry

    MOSCOW, Nov 18 — Russia said today it had handed back three Ukrainian naval ships  seized off the Crimean coast a year ago, but Kiev did not immediately confirm the move....

  • Camel-riding gunmen kill six in Nigeria

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    Camel-riding gunmen kill six in Nigeria

    KANO, Nov 18 — Gunmen riding camels and horses killed six people in a village in northeast Nigeria, a region beset by Islamist attacks, police said yesterday.  “Armed...

  • Germany urges Iran to respect ‘legitimate’ protests

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    Germany urges Iran to respect ‘legitimate’ protests

    BERLIN, Nov 18 — Berlin today urged Iran to respect the “legitimate” protests against a petrol price hike and open talks with the demonstrators. “It is legitimate and...

  • Indonesia police link suicide bombing to Islamic State-inspired group

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    Indonesia police link suicide bombing to Islamic State-inspired group

    JAKARTA, Nov 18 — Indonesian anti-terrorism officers shot dead two suspected bomb makers during a raid on the weekend and arrested more than a dozen as authorities linked a...

  • Catalan president goes on trial for ‘disobedience’

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    Catalan president goes on trial for ‘disobedience’

    BARCELONA, Nov 18 — The president of Catalonia’s regional government went on trial in Barcelona today for “disobedience” after refusing to remove separatist symbols from...

  • United States, EU back Georgia protesters

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    United States, EU back Georgia protesters

    TBILISI, Nov 18 — The United States and European Union expressed solidarity today with Georgia’s anti-government protesters who took to the streets after the ruling party...

  • Symbolic swearing-in for Sri Lanka’s new strongman

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    Symbolic swearing-in for Sri Lanka’s new strongman

    ANURADHAPURA, Nov 18 — Sri Lanka’s new president Gotabaya Rajapaksa was sworn in today at a Buddhist temple revered by his core Sinhalese nationalist supporters, following an...

  • Hong Kong police fire rubber bullets to pin back campus protesters

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    Hong Kong police fire rubber bullets to pin back campus protesters

    HONG KONG, Nov 18 — Hong Kong police fired tear gas and rubber bullets today to force back anti-government protesters trying to escape a university where hundreds are holed up...

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    Four killed at California backyard party, gunman on the loose, say police

    FRESNO, Nov 18 — A gunman was still on the loose overnight after opening fire at a family party in a backyard in Fresno, California late yesterday, killing four people and...

  • Four killed in California backyard shooting, police say

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    Four killed in California backyard shooting, police say

    FRESNO, Nov 18 — Four people were shot dead and six others wounded while watching a football game in the backyard of a central California home yesterday, police said. Police...

  • Cambodian opposition leader still to face treason trial, says Hun Sen

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    Cambodian opposition leader still to face treason trial, says Hun Sen

    PHNOM PENH, Nov 18 — Cambodian opposition figure Kem Sokha, freshly freed from house arrest, will still stand trial for treason, strongman premier Hun Sen said today. Kem Sokha,...

  • Japanese prime minister's approval rating wilts amid accusations of party funding

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    Japanese prime minister's approval rating wilts amid accusations of party funding

    TOKYO, Nov 18 — Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's approval rating has taken a hit in the past month, a media poll shows, amid opposition accusations that his office may have...

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    Van smashes into Spain’s Ceuta enclave with 50 migrants inside

    MADRID, Nov 18 — A speeding van carrying 50 migrants smashed through a border barrier between Morocco and Spain’s North African enclave of Ceuta today, local police said. The...

  • US, South Korea resume defence cost-sharing talks amid protests of 'robbery'

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    US, South Korea resume defence cost-sharing talks amid protests of 'robbery'

    SEOUL, Nov 18 — South Korean and US officials resumed talks today to narrow a US$4 billion (RM16.6 billion) gap in how much they want Seoul to pay for the cost of hosting the...

  • Fire holds off Hong Kong police at protest campus

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    Fire holds off Hong Kong police at protest campus

    HONG KONG, Nov 18 — A large fire held off an apparent police advance on the Hong Kong campus where hundreds of pro-democracy protesters were holed up early today, hours after...

  • HK activist urges Germany to halt Chinese army training

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    HK activist urges Germany to halt Chinese army training

    FRANKFURT, Nov 18 — Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong urged Germany yesterday to stop military training assistance to China after its troops appeared in the protest-hit...