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    No charges against NY police in 2014 choking death of black man

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    EU braces for no-deal Brexit or another delay under Boris Johnson

  • Palestinians warn diplomats over Israel demolition plans

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    Palestinians warn diplomats over Israel demolition plans

  • Thai coup leader’s new cabinet sworn in pledging loyalty to king

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    Thai coup leader’s new cabinet sworn in pledging loyalty to king

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    Sierra Leone school defies state ban on pregnant girls in class

  • Suspect confesses in murder of US scientist, Greek police say

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    Suspect confesses in murder of US scientist, Greek police say

  • South Korea accuses Japan of ‘lukewarm’ stand on NK sanctions

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    South Korea accuses Japan of ‘lukewarm’ stand on NK sanctions

  • South Africa’s Zuma, back at inquiry, says his life is in danger

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    South Africa’s Zuma, back at inquiry, says his life is in danger

  • Malta sends three suspects for trial on charges of killing anti-corruption journalist

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    Malta sends three suspects for trial on charges of killing anti-corruption journalist

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    One survivor, nine bodies pulled out of Pakistan mine

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    13 killed as minibus plunges into gorge in Iran

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    Drug-related deaths in Scotland are ‘highest in Europe’

  • Italy’s far-right Salvini moves to clear ‘illegal’ Roma camps

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    Italy’s far-right Salvini moves to clear ‘illegal’ Roma camps

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    ‘More than 30’ feared trapped in Mumbai building collapse

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  • In Iraq minority children haunted by ghosts of IS captivity

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    In Iraq minority children haunted by ghosts of IS captivity

  • US judge to hear financier Jeffrey Epstein's bid to get out of jail before trial

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    US judge to hear financier Jeffrey Epstein's bid to get out of jail before trial

  • Trump may face more court battles over giving citizenship data to states

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    Trump may face more court battles over giving citizenship data to states

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    Hong Kong leader condemns ‘rioters’ after violent mall clash

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  • Chinese diplomats take to Twitter to defend Beijing

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    Chinese diplomats take to Twitter to defend Beijing

    BEIJING, July 16 — Chinese diplomats are increasingly turning to Twitter to defend Beijing’s policies to the international community, taking combative stances and courting...

  • N. Korea warns US-S. Korea drills will affect nuclear talks

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    N. Korea warns US-S. Korea drills will affect nuclear talks

    SEOUL, July 16 — North Korea today warned that US-South Korea military drills to be held next month “will affect” proposed working-level nuclear talks between Pyongyang and...

  • Von der Leyen ‘ready’ to back Brexit delay if needed

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    Von der Leyen ‘ready’ to back Brexit delay if needed

    STRASBOURG, July 16 — European Commission president nominee Ursula von der Leyen said today she would support delaying Britain’s exit from the EU beyond an October 31 deadline...

  • Undersea quake near Indonesia's Bali causes panic, minor damage

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    Undersea quake near Indonesia's Bali causes panic, minor damage

    DENPASAR, July 16 — An undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 struck south of Indonesia's Bali today, the European earthquake monitoring agency EMSC said, causing minor...

  • 'Misogynist' Duterte slammed over Philippines anti-harassment law

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    'Misogynist' Duterte slammed over Philippines anti-harassment law

    MANILA, July 16 — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, whose rape jokes have sparked outrage in the past, drew fresh flak today after signing a law against sexual harassment,...

  • Over 100 killed, millions displaced from floods in India, Nepal and Bangladesh

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    Over 100 killed, millions displaced from floods in India, Nepal and Bangladesh

    GUWAHATI, July 16 — Floods have forced more than four million people from their homes across India, Nepal and Bangladesh and killed more than 100 people as torrential rains in...

  • Philippines' Duterte mulls cutting Iceland ties over UN probe

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    Philippines' Duterte mulls cutting Iceland ties over UN probe

    MANILA, July 16 — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is “seriously considering” cutting his nation's diplomatic ties with Iceland after it spearheaded a UN resolution to...

  • Pakistan reopens airspace for civil aviation after India standoff

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    Pakistan reopens airspace for civil aviation after India standoff

    ISLAMABAD, July 16 — Pakistan's airspace has been reopened to civil aviation with immediate effect, its aviation authority said today, following months of restrictions imposed...

  • Iran's top diplomat warns US is 'playing with fire'

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    Iran's top diplomat warns US is 'playing with fire'

    NEW YORK, July 16 — Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warned yesterday that the United States is “playing with fire,” echoing remarks by President Donald Trump...

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    Colombian caught in Spain with cocaine under toupee

    MADRID, July 16 — A Colombian man was detained at Barcelona’s international airport after half a kilo of cocaine was found hidden under an over-sized toupee, Spanish police...

  • France's Macron demands answers after dual national detained in Iran

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    France's Macron demands answers after dual national detained in Iran

    BRUSSELS, July 16 — French President Emmanuel Macron yesterday demanded an explanation from Iran after the arrest last month of Franco-Iranian dual national Fariba Adelkhah, an...

  • Slow deliveries, cancelled orders, Instagram hacker: Singapore Foodpanda’s bad start to the week

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    Slow deliveries, cancelled orders, Instagram hacker: Singapore Foodpanda’s bad start to the week

    SINGAPORE, July 16 — On Sunday, Foodpanda experienced technical difficulties that led to slow deliveries and customers’ orders being cancelled against their wishes. By...

  • Epstein's accusers urge US judge to keep him jailed until sex trafficking trial

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    Epstein's accusers urge US judge to keep him jailed until sex trafficking trial

    NEW YORK, July 16 — Two women who say they are victims of sexual misconduct by American financier Jeffrey Epstein yesterday urged a US judge to keep him in jail while he awaits...

  • Trump: A history of inflammatory and 'racist' statements

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    Trump: A history of inflammatory and 'racist' statements

    WASHINGTON, July 16 — US President Donald Trump drew fresh accusations of racism yesterday after he attacked four ethnic-minority Democrats in Congress, telling them to “go...

  • New Zealand PM 'utterly' disagrees with Trump tweets

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    New Zealand PM 'utterly' disagrees with Trump tweets

    WELLINGTON, July 16 — New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern today joined international condemnation of US President Donald Trump's xenophobic tweets about progressive...

  • Thousands flee forest fire on Croatia party island

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    Thousands flee forest fire on Croatia party island

    ZAGREB, July 16 — Some 10,000 tourists were evacuated from a popular party beach on a Croatian island after a forest fire erupted early today, police said. Police ordered...

  • UK PM candidates Hunt and Johnson say Trump comments about US congresswomen unacceptable

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    UK PM candidates Hunt and Johnson say Trump comments about US congresswomen unacceptable

    LONDON, July 16 — Both candidates vying to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister said they agreed with her that the language used by US President Donald Trump about a...

  • Canada's Trudeau condemns Trump attacks: 'That is not how we do things'

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    Canada's Trudeau condemns Trump attacks: 'That is not how we do things'

    OTTAWA, July 16 — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau yesterday added his voice to those condemning an attack by US President Donald Trump against four minority Democratic...

  • Australian model avoids US prison sentence after fracas on international flight

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    Australian model avoids US prison sentence after fracas on international flight

    LOS ANGELES, July 15 — An Australian model who was found guilty of assault after a fracas on a flight from Melbourne to Los Angeles avoided prison when she was sentenced in US...