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Beijing says US should ‘abandon biased views’ of China

BEIJING, Oct 19 — China said today the United States should “abandon its biased views” towards the country, as it hit back at cutting remarks made by US Secretary of State Rex...

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Labour newcomer Ardern to become New Zealand PM

WELLINGTON, Oct 19 — New Zealand’s centre-left opposition leader Jacinda Ardern was poised to become prime minister today in a stunning rise to power, after maverick populist Winston Peters...

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Iran’s Guards say missile programme will accelerate despite pressure, says agency

ANKARA, Oct 19 — Iran’s elite Islamic Revolutionary Guards said today that the country’s ballistic missile programme would accelerate despite pressure from the United States and European...

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Spain govt says will press ahead to suspend Catalan autonomy

MADRID, Oct 19 — The Spanish government said today it would press ahead with steps to suspend the autonomy of Catalonia, after the region’s separatist leader threatened to declare...

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Hamas calls US comments on unity deal ‘blatant interference’

GAZA, Oct 19 — Islamist movement Hamas accused the United States of “blatant interference” in Palestinian affairs today after US President Donald Trump’s envoy demanded they disarm and...

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United Nations:  Myanmar has failed to protect Rohingya from atrocities (VIDEO)

Man arrested for leaving bag at two Singapore MRT stations

Second US judge orders freeze on Trump travel ban (VIDEO)

Tunisia jails couple for ‘public indecency’ over car kiss

Ex-French minister Dati wants tough action on sexism at the top (VIDEO)

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