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    Not for courts to decide parliament suspension, says UK PM’s lawyer

  • Trump taps hostage negotiator O’Brien for top security job

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    Trump taps hostage negotiator O’Brien for top security job

  • Trump orders government to ‘substantially increase’ Iran sanctions

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    Trump orders government to ‘substantially increase’ Iran sanctions

  • Pakistan PM aims to restart Afghan peace talks

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    Pakistan PM aims to restart Afghan peace talks

  • Suicide bomber detonates inside govt building in east Afghanistan

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    Suicide bomber detonates inside govt building in east Afghanistan

  • Afghanistan’s Taliban tells teachers, students to block presidential elections or risk death

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    Afghanistan’s Taliban tells teachers, students to block presidential elections or risk death

  • Indonesia’s ‘Good Palm’ drive enflames anger as smoke clouds skies

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    Indonesia’s ‘Good Palm’ drive enflames anger as smoke clouds skies

  • Thai MPs call for PM to resign following oath omission

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    Thai MPs call for PM to resign following oath omission

  • Saudi Arabia promises 'material evidence' linking Iran to oil attack

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    Saudi Arabia promises 'material evidence' linking Iran to oil attack

  • Iran’s Rouhani says Yemenis attacked Saudi oil sites as ‘warning’

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    Iran’s Rouhani says Yemenis attacked Saudi oil sites as ‘warning’

  • US seeks UN action on Saudi attacks despite likely Russian opposition

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    US seeks UN action on Saudi attacks despite likely Russian opposition

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    Spanish air force training plane crashes into sea, killing two

  • Dutch lawyer’s murder sparks ‘narco-state’ fears

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    Dutch lawyer’s murder sparks ‘narco-state’ fears

  • Singapore probes couple over anti-death penalty shirts

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    Singapore probes couple over anti-death penalty shirts

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  • China condemns attacks on Saudi oil facilities

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    China condemns attacks on Saudi oil facilities

  • Indonesia’s toxic haze affecting Borneo’s orangutans

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    Indonesia’s toxic haze affecting Borneo’s orangutans

  • France clears out major migrant camp

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    France clears out major migrant camp

  • Indonesia raises minimum age for brides to end child marriage

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    Indonesia raises minimum age for brides to end child marriage

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    Fire in Liberia school kills at least 30 children

    MONROVIA, Sept 18 — At least 30 children in Liberia were killed in a fire at their school, police said today. “The kids were learning the Quran when the fire broke out,”...

  • Risk of no-deal Brexit ‘very real’, says EU’s Juncker

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    Risk of no-deal Brexit ‘very real’, says EU’s Juncker

    STRASBOURG, Sept 18 — A deal to ensure a smooth British exit from the European Union is still possible but the risk of a no-deal is also “very real”, European Commission...

  • UK’s Corbyn suggests will stay neutral if new Brexit vote

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    UK’s Corbyn suggests will stay neutral if new Brexit vote

    LONDON, Sept 18 — Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of Britain’s main opposition Labour party, suggested today he would remain neutral if there was a second referendum on Brexit....

  • Russians protest outside Putin administration over crackdown

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    Russians protest outside Putin administration over crackdown

    MOSCOW, Sept 18 — About 200 Russians including actors and musicians staged a protest today outside the presidential administration in Moscow in support of jailed demonstrators...

  • Netanyahu, Gantz deadlocked after Israeli polls

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    Netanyahu, Gantz deadlocked after Israeli polls

    JERUSALEM, Sept 18 — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his main challenger Benny Gantz were deadlocked today after an Israeli general election, reports said, raising the...

  • India bans e-cigarettes as vaping backlash grows

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    India bans e-cigarettes as vaping backlash grows

    NEW DELHI, Sept 18 — India announced today a ban on the sale of electronic cigarettes, as a backlash gathers pace worldwide due to health concerns about a product promoted as...

  • In new ‘technical support’ scam in Singapore, scammers pose as Singtel staff or cybercrime police

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    In new ‘technical support’ scam in Singapore, scammers pose as Singtel staff or cybercrime police

    SINGAPORE, Sept 18 — The police have alerted the public about a new type of scam, in which scammers pose as technical support staff from Singtel or the Singapore Police Force...

  • Saudi envoy says Iran was behind attacks on oil facilities

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    Saudi envoy says Iran was behind attacks on oil facilities

    LONDON, Sept 18 — Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to London said today that Iran was almost certainly behind attacks on Saudi oil facilities. “Almost certainly it’s...

  • Paris sending experts to Saudi to shed light on attacks, says Macron

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    Paris sending experts to Saudi to shed light on attacks, says Macron

    PARIS, Sept 18 — France is sending experts to Saudi Arabia to investigate the origin of attacks on Saudi oil facilities that Washington blamed on Iran, the presidency said today...

  • Taliban open to new talks with US after bloody attacks

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    Taliban open to new talks with US after bloody attacks

    KABUL, Sept 18 — The Taliban’s chief negotiator has said their “doors are open” to resuming talks with Washington, hours after two attacks by the insurgents killed at...

  • Cargo plane carrying four missing in eastern Indonesia

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    Cargo plane carrying four missing in eastern Indonesia

    TIMIKA (Indonesia), Sept 18 — An Indonesian cargo plane with four people on board lost contact with air traffic control today, an official said, the latest incident to hit the...

  • Pakistan slams India over Kashmir remarks

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    Pakistan slams India over Kashmir remarks

    ISLAMABAD, Sept 18 — Pakistan fired back today at New Delhi’s “jingoistic rhetoric” after India’s foreign minister vowed to retake Islamabad’s portion of the disputed...

  • S. Korea education row embroils opposition leader with son at Yale

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    S. Korea education row embroils opposition leader with son at Yale

    SEOUL, Sept 18 — A scandal over educational privilege in South Korea that threatened to derail the new justice minister’s appointment has spread to engulf the opposition’s...

  • Three people injured after car smashes into Trump Plaza lobby in New York suburb

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    Three people injured after car smashes into Trump Plaza lobby in New York suburb

    NEW YORK, Sept 18 — A car ploughed into the main hall of a Trump Plaza in suburban New York yesterday night, causing minor injuries to two bystanders and the driver, news media...

  • Preferably dead: Philippines’ Duterte seeks freed inmates’ capture

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    Preferably dead: Philippines’ Duterte seeks freed inmates’ capture

    MANILA, Sept 18 — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has renewed an offer of big bounties for hundreds of convicted murderers and rapists set free in a corrections bureau...

  • Wary of conflict with Iran, Trump takes go-slow approach to attack on Saudi oil

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    Wary of conflict with Iran, Trump takes go-slow approach to attack on Saudi oil

    WASHINGTON, Sept 18 — Known for acting on impulse, President Donald Trump has adopted an uncharacteristically go-slow approach over whether to hold Iran responsible for attacks...

  • New EU Commission faces turning climate pledges into reality

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    New EU Commission faces turning climate pledges into reality

    BRUSSELS, Sept 18 — The next European Commission taking charge of the EU from November has made an ambitious, global-leading fight against climate change the centrepiece of its...

  • Singaporean man with gender identity disorder reoffends, harasses and insults modesty of two girls, one woman

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    Singaporean man with gender identity disorder reoffends, harasses and insults modesty of two girls, one woman

    SINGAPORE, Sept 18 — After he was let out of prison in March on remission for good behaviour, Soh Wee Boon could not return to work as a petrol kiosk pump attendant and turned...

  • Aussie hiker with ‘snapped’ leg makes two day crawl to safety

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    Aussie hiker with ‘snapped’ leg makes two day crawl to safety

    SYDNEY, Sept 18 — An Australian bushwalker who tumbled down a waterfall, snapping his leg in two, told today how he managed to crawl for two arduous days though scrub and forest...