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Hundreds protest demonstrator’s death in Sudan – witnesses

Hundreds of people protested in Sudan’s city of Omdurman on Monday, chanting “the people want the fall of the regime”, witnesses said, after the family of a man shot at an anti-government protest last week said he had died of his wounds.

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US ‘hopeful’ on deal to protect Kurds

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he is optimistic an agreement can be reached with Turkey to protect Kurdish fighters in Syria after the US leaves.

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Australia too slow in considering Saudi teen’s asylum bid, rights group says

Human Rights Watch Australia has criticised the government’s handling of a Saudi teenager’s bid for asylum, after the 18-year-old was granted safe haven in Canada.

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Mexico holds firm in fuel theft fight as shortages worsen

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Tuesday an army-assisted crackdown on fuel theft was “not in vain” despite shortages that spread to the capital after the government closed pipelines and refineries to choke the black market.

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Indonesia tsunami death toll rises to 280 as rescuers continue search for survivors

The death toll from a tsunami that hit the Indonesian islands of Java and Sumatra after the Anak Krakatau volcano erupted rose to at least 280 on Monday, officials said, as rescuers using heavy machinery and their bare hands searched for more victims.

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Italy rejects appeal for 300 migrants to dock

Italy again played hardball with a migrant rescue charity on Saturday after the country was implored to allow a ship carrying more than 300 rescued migrants to disembark.

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Defying US sanctions, India to pay for Iran’s oil via 5 UCO Bank accounts

India will deposit payments for crude oil imported from Iran into escrow accounts of five of their banks held with state-run UCO Bank Ltd. after the two nations agreed on a payment mechanism to overcome U.S

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Serbia warns of military intervention as Kosovo votes to create army

Serbia on Friday threatened a possible armed intervention in Kosovo after the Kosovo parliament on Friday overwhelmingly approved the formation of an army.

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The Smashed Face of This Statue Symbolizes the Fury of the Paris Protests

France’s worst riots in a decade have left destruction across Paris, with even national monuments facing the wrath of anti-government protesters known as gilet jaunes or yellow jackets after the high-visibility jackets they wear on demonstrations.

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Russian diplomat points at League of Nations’ sad end after calls to expel Russia from UN

The League of Nations fell apart and was unable to prevent the World War II after the Soviet Union was excluded from it, Russia’s first deputy UN envoy Dmitry Polyanskiy said in response to Ukraine’s call to expel Russia from the United Nations.

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The Clintons launch paid speaking tour with plenty of ire for Trump

Bill and Hillary Clinton on Tuesday kicked off their paid speaking tour here in Toronto, re-emerging in the national spotlight as their political legacy undergoes a public re-examination two years after the former secretary of state lost the 2016 election.

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Iraq Rejects US Tweets Regarding Its Dealings With Iran

The Iraqi Foreign Ministry rejected Saturday what it called U.S. interference in its affairs after the U.S. embassy issued a statement telling neighboring Iran to respect Iraq’s sovereignty and allow demobilization of Shiite militias.

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Iran reacts to France’s demand for missile talks, reminding the EU of its JCPOA commitments

While trying to keep Iran in the 2015 nuclear deal after the US withdrawal, the European parties of the deal sporadically make claims on the necessity of widening the scope of negotiations with the Islamic Republic. Meanwhile, Iran once again reiterates its red line, not to negotiate on its defense capabilities.

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Asian markets rally after Wall St record, dollar eases

Asian markets rallied on Monday following a record lead from Wall Street, while the dollar remained under pressure after the head of the Federal Reserve suggested it would not speed up its pace of lifting interest rates.

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Iran Sees No Point to Rouhani-Trump Summit After US Withdrawal From JCPOA

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that he saw no point in a meeting between Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his US counterpart Donald Trump after the latter’s decision to leave the Iranian nuclear deal.

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Italy Holds National Day of Mourning for Bridge Collapse Victims

It’s Italy’s national day of mourning Saturday after the collapse of the Morandi highway bridge Tuesday in the port city of Genoa killed 42 people.

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