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    Violence poses conundrum to Hong Kong protest movement

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    UK’s Johnson to visit European capitals seeking Brexit breakthrough

  • Gibraltar rejects US demand to detain Iranian oil tanker

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    Gibraltar rejects US demand to detain Iranian oil tanker

  • Russian opposition figure detained upon release from jail

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    Russian opposition figure detained upon release from jail

  • Gun found in FedEx package sent from US to China

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    Gun found in FedEx package sent from US to China

  • Over two dozen rescuers try to save trapped cavers in Poland

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    Over two dozen rescuers try to save trapped cavers in Poland

  • Islamic State claims Afghan wedding suicide blast that killed 63

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    Islamic State claims Afghan wedding suicide blast that killed 63

  • Hong Kong protesters throng streets under heavy rain

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    Hong Kong protesters throng streets under heavy rain

  • Indonesian police shoot suspected militant after officer slashed

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    Indonesian police shoot suspected militant after officer slashed

  • Eight protesters injured, restrictions reimposed in Kashmir, say officials

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    Eight protesters injured, restrictions reimposed in Kashmir, say officials

  • About 3,000 homeless as fire consumes Bangladesh slum

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    About 3,000 homeless as fire consumes Bangladesh slum

  • UK faces food, fuel and drugs shortages in no-deal Brexit, report Times, citing official documents

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    UK faces food, fuel and drugs shortages in no-deal Brexit, report Times, citing official documents

  • Hong Kong protesters rally to show ‘peaceful’ credentials after chaos

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    Hong Kong protesters rally to show ‘peaceful’ credentials after chaos

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    Peace with whom? After blast, enraged Afghans question talks

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    Pakistan PM welcomes UN move to discuss Kashmir

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    EU calls for inclusive dialogue to calm Hong Kong tensions

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    Autopsy confirms Epstein's death was suicide

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  • Germany, Hungary to mark end of the Iron Curtain

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    Germany, Hungary to mark end of the Iron Curtain

    SOPRON, Hungary, Aug 18 — Thirty years ago tomorrow Hungarian border guards for the first time allowed people from communist East Germany to cross freely into Austria and...

  • Afghan wedding suicide blast kills 63, amid hopes for talks

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    Afghan wedding suicide blast kills 63, amid hopes for talks

    KABUL, Aug 18 — A suicide bomber killed 63 people and wounded 182 in an attack on a packed wedding reception in the Afghan capital last night, the interior ministry said, as...

  • India reimposes movement curbs on parts of Kashmir's main city after clashes

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    India reimposes movement curbs on parts of Kashmir's main city after clashes

    SRINAGAR, Aug 18 — Indian authorities reimposed restrictions on movement in major parts of Kashmir’s biggest city, Srinagar, today after violent overnight clashes between...

  • A bad year for Xi clouds Communist China’s 70th birthday celebrations

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    A bad year for Xi clouds Communist China’s 70th birthday celebrations

    BEIJING, Aug 18 — It was meant to be an unabashed celebration of the triumph of Communism in China, and of President Xi Jinping’s authority as the country’s undisputed...

  • Man charged after New York scare over rice cookers

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    Man charged after New York scare over rice cookers

    NEW YORK, Aug 18 — A young homeless man has been charged with placing false bombs, police said yesterday, after three empty rice cookers caused major commuter disruption in New...

  • Defiant Hong Kong protesters vow huge rally despite Beijing threats

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    Defiant Hong Kong protesters vow huge rally despite Beijing threats

    HONG KONG, Aug 18 — Hong Kong democracy activists are hoping to get out a huge crowd later today in a bid to show the city’s leaders that their protest movement remains...

  • Shadows still loom around Epstein after sexual predator’s death

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    Shadows still loom around Epstein after sexual predator’s death

    NEW YORK, Aug 18 — A week after his death, multimillionaire Jeffrey Epstein is being seen not only as a sexual predator with an insatiable appetite but also one whose...

  • British MPs press Johnson to recall parliament over Brexit

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    British MPs press Johnson to recall parliament over Brexit

    LONDON, Aug 18 — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson came under pressure today to immediately recall lawmakers from their summer holiday so parliament can debate Brexit. More...

  • ‘Nightmare’ as Egypt aided China to detain Uighurs

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    ‘Nightmare’ as Egypt aided China to detain Uighurs

    CAIRO, Aug 18 — Abdulmalik Abdulaziz, an Uighur student, was arrested and handcuffed by Egyptian police and when they removed his blindfold he was surprised to see Chinese...

  • At least 20 wounded, many feared dead in Kabul wedding blast

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    At least 20 wounded, many feared dead in Kabul wedding blast

    KABUL, Aug 18 — At least 20 people were wounded in a blast at a Kabul wedding late yesterday, a local hospital said, while a witness told AFP he had seen many dead bodies at the...

  • Is Trump’s love affair with Fox News fading?

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    Is Trump’s love affair with Fox News fading?

    WASHINGTON, Aug 18 — Last month after Donald Trump watched Fox News lob what he called “softball questions” at a Democratic lawmaker, the US president delivered a crisp...

  • Fears in US of bad peace deal with the Taliban

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    Fears in US of bad peace deal with the Taliban

    WASHINGTON, Aug 18 — An Afghanistan peace agreement that the US seems close to reaching with the Taliban has prompted worries that President Donald Trump’s desire to quickly...

  • Duelling rallies in Portland end with no major violence

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    Duelling rallies in Portland end with no major violence

    PORTLAND, Aug 18 — A far-right rally and leftist counter-demonstration in the city of Portland, Oregon wrapped up yesterday amid a heavy police presence with no major incidents,...

  • Evacuations as Gran Canaria hit by new blaze

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    Evacuations as Gran Canaria hit by new blaze

    MADRID, Aug 18 — Authorities on the Spanish island of Gran Canaria were set to evacuate more residents yesterday as a forest fire broke out just days after another blaze raged...

  • French waiter shot dead for being ‘too slow with sandwich’

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    French waiter shot dead for being ‘too slow with sandwich’

    BOBIGNY (France), Aug 18 — A customer shot a waiter dead at an eatery on the outskirts of Paris, apparently enraged at being made to wait for a sandwich, a source close to the...

  • Mayor of Canadian capital city Ottawa comes out as gay

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    Mayor of Canadian capital city Ottawa comes out as gay

    MONTREAL, Aug 18 — The mayor of Ottawa revealed yesterday that he is gay, an announcement that comes on the eve of gay pride week in the Canadian capital city. “I’m gay....

  • Reluctant Salvini says OK for minors to leave Italy migrant ship

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    Reluctant Salvini says OK for minors to leave Italy migrant ship

    ROME, Aug 17 — Italy’s far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini today reluctantly authorised 27 migrant children rescued at sea to disembark from a charity vessel anchored...

  • Charity ship says migrant’s safety at risk, Italy to allow minors off

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    Charity ship says migrant’s safety at risk, Italy to allow minors off

     LAMPEDUSA, Aug 17 — A charity that operates a rescue ship carrying 134 migrants off the coast of Italy said today that it could not guarantee their security, after the...

  • Iran tanker in limbo off Gibraltar as US issues warrant

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    Iran tanker in limbo off Gibraltar as US issues warrant

    GIBRALTAR, Aug 17 — A last-minute US warrant to seize an Iranian tanker preparing to leave Gibraltar after weeks of detention cast doubt over its departure today, prolonging a...