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    UK PM Johnson will not allow changes to Brexit deal, says spokesman

  • Probe into 2015 Paris jihadist attacks wraps up

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    Probe into 2015 Paris jihadist attacks wraps up

  • Apology accepted, Hong Kong’s Muslims lament water cannon staining mosque

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    Apology accepted, Hong Kong’s Muslims lament water cannon staining mosque

  • Indonesian opposition leader Prabowo Subianto to join cabinet

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    Indonesian opposition leader Prabowo Subianto to join cabinet

  • WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, minus beard, appears in London court

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    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, minus beard, appears in London court

  • Erdogan says to take next steps in Syria after meeting Putin

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    Erdogan says to take next steps in Syria after meeting Putin

  • Rioting migrants torch cars, injure policeman at Maltese holding centre

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    Rioting migrants torch cars, injure policeman at Maltese holding centre

  • UK PM Johnson on right side of the law over Brexit delay letter, says lawyer

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    UK PM Johnson on right side of the law over Brexit delay letter, says lawyer

  • US troops cross into Iraq as part of withdrawal from Syria

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    US troops cross into Iraq as part of withdrawal from Syria

  • Indonesia to share final 737 MAX crash report with victims’ families on Wednesday

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    Indonesia to share final 737 MAX crash report with victims’ families on Wednesday

  • Lebanon's Aoun: Protests show ‘people's pain’, corruption charges not all fair

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    Lebanon's Aoun: Protests show ‘people's pain’, corruption charges not all fair

  • Hong Kong leader apologises for mosque water cannon incident

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    Hong Kong leader apologises for mosque water cannon incident

  • Indonesia president targets 'innovative' cabinet, taps Gojek CEO

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    Indonesia president targets 'innovative' cabinet, taps Gojek CEO

  • British PM pushes for Brexit deal vote after being forced to seek delay

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    British PM pushes for Brexit deal vote after being forced to seek delay

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  • Trump abandons plan to host 2020 G7 meeting at his Florida resort

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    Trump abandons plan to host 2020 G7 meeting at his Florida resort

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    EU mulls Johnson's reluctant Brexit delay request

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    Floating meth sacks in Myanmar sea woth US$20m, says official

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  • N. Korea says US, S. Korea must present new solutions for conflict

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    N. Korea says US, S. Korea must present new solutions for conflict

    BEIJING, Oct 21 — The United States and South Korea must produce new solutions for the current standoff on the Korean Peninsula, a senior North Korean military official said...

  • Hong Kong leader to visit Japan after huge rally, night of violence

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    Hong Kong leader to visit Japan after huge rally, night of violence

    HONG KONG, Oct 21 — Hong Kong's embattled leader, Carrie Lam, leaves for a visit to Japan today as the Chinese-ruled city struggles to recover from a night of violence in which...

  • Australian papers censor front pages in press freedom campaign

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    Australian papers censor front pages in press freedom campaign

    SYDNEY, Oct 21 — Newspapers across Australia ran heavily redacted front pages today in protest against government secrecy and a crackdown on press freedom, a rare show of unity...

  • People filmed fighting in middle of Singapore road at night, police investigating (VIDEO)

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    SINGAPORE, Oct 21 — Singapore police are investigating an incident where a group of people were filmed fighting in the middle of a road. In a video circulating online, a number...

  • 10 killed in fresh firing across Kashmir border

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    10 killed in fresh firing across Kashmir border

    SRINAGAR, Oct 21 — At least 10 people were killed by artillery fire yesterday along the de facto India-Pakistan border in Kashmir, officials said, as both countries accuse each...

  • Hacking the hackers: Russian group hijacked Iranian spying operation, officials say

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    Hacking the hackers: Russian group hijacked Iranian spying operation, officials say

    LONDON, Oct 21 — Russian hackers piggy-backed on an Iranian cyber-espionage operation to attack government and industry organisations in dozens of countries while masquerading...

  • Hillary Clinton posts parody Kennedy letter mocking Trump

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    Hillary Clinton posts parody Kennedy letter mocking Trump

    WASHINGTON, Oct 21 — Hillary Clinton yesterday posted a joke letter on Twitter supposedly sent by John F. Kennedy during the 1962 Cuban missile crisis, written in the excitable...

  • China's defence minister says resolving 'Taiwan question' national priority

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    China's defence minister says resolving 'Taiwan question' national priority

    BEIJING, Oct 21 — China's defence minister said today that resolving the “Taiwan question” is his country's “greatest national interest,” and that no force could prevent...

  • Liberals, Tories slug it out on last day of Canada election campaign

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    Liberals, Tories slug it out on last day of Canada election campaign

    OTTAWA, Oct 21 — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his Conservative rival Andrew Scheer slugged it out yesterday on the last day of a rancorous election campaign. With...

  • Showered in blaze of bullets, upscale Mexican neighbourhood in shock after cartel assault

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    Showered in blaze of bullets, upscale Mexican neighbourhood in shock after cartel assault

    CULIACAN, Oct 21 — The trendy bars and restaurants along the main strip of the Mexican city overwhelmed late last week by an army of cartel gunmen slowly began their recovery...

  • US hopes China will ease restrictions on diplomats

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    US hopes China will ease restrictions on diplomats

    BEIJING, Oct 21 — The United States hopes Beijing will ease restrictions on meetings between US diplomats and local officials after Washington imposed reciprocal measures...

  • Canada's frontrunners slam Quebec sovereignty comment on final day of election campaign

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    Canada's frontrunners slam Quebec sovereignty comment on final day of election campaign

    VANCOUVER, Oct 21 — The two frontrunners in Canada's election campaign attacked the leader of the Bloc Quebecois, Yves-Francois Blanchet, yesterday, the final day before the...

  • Scottish court asked to delay ruling on PM Johnson's Brexit extension request

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    Scottish court asked to delay ruling on PM Johnson's Brexit extension request

    LONDON, Oct 21 — Anti-Brexit campaigners said they would ask a Scottish court today to delay its ruling on a legal challenge that sought to force Prime Minister Boris Johnson to...

  • Iran rejects Turkey's establishing of military posts in Syria, reports state TV

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    Iran rejects Turkey's establishing of military posts in Syria, reports state TV

    DUBAI, Oct 21 — Iran rejects Turkey's establishing of military posts inside Syria, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said today, adding that the integrity of...

  • Morales narrowly wins first round in Bolivia election, faces run-off

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    Morales narrowly wins first round in Bolivia election, faces run-off

    LAPAZ, Oct 21 — Evo Morales, seeking a controversial fourth term, led Bolivia's presidential election race yesterday but faces a historic second round run-off against opposition...

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    Tornado ravages north Dallas, leaving thousands without power

    DALLAS, Oct 21 — A tornado plowed through parts of northern Dallas late yesterday, knocking out power to more than 100,000 homes and businesses and delaying flights at regional...

  • Hundreds of thousands take over streets as Lebanon's protests grow

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    Hundreds of thousands take over streets as Lebanon's protests grow

    BEIRUT, Oct 21 — Hundreds of thousands of protesters rallied yesterday across Lebanon to condemn official corruption and demand the government resign, on the eve of a deadline...

  • Kurdish-led forces say they have pulled out of Syria border town

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    Kurdish-led forces say they have pulled out of Syria border town

    BEIRUT, Oct 21 — The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said yesterday but a spokesman for Turkish-backed Syrian rebels said the withdrawal was not yet complete. Ras al...

  • Syria critic Lindsey Graham reverses stance, says Trump's policy could succeed

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    Syria critic Lindsey Graham reverses stance, says Trump's policy could succeed

    WASHINGTON, Oct 21 — Republican US Senator Lindsey Graham, who has been one of the most vocal critics of President Donald Trump's decision to move US troops out of northeastern...