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Hong Kong thwarts airport protest, but battles continue

Hong Kong police thwarted another disruption at the airport by pro-democracy activists but had to battle protesters at subway stations on Saturday, as the months-long unrest showed no signs of abating even after the government offered a concession days earlier.

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North Korea fires two short-range ballistic missiles into East Sea – JCS

North Korea fired two projectiles presumed to be short-range ballistic missiles into the East Sea on Saturday, ratcheting up tensions even after the end of a joint military exercise between the South and the United States, South Korea’s Yonhap news agency reported.

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China Warming to Idea of Yuan as Trade War Weapon, Analysts Say

Analysts say the yuan’s sudden slump is a sign China’s central bank will allow more depreciation after the U.S. vowed to hit the country’s products with new tariffs.

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Iranian commanders hit back at Netanyahu’s recent threats

Days after the Israeli prime minister’s threat against Iran that the Israeli F-35 fighter jects can reach anywhere in the region, Iranian defense minister warns Tel Aviv of a crushing response if it start a military act against Iran. Meanwhile, a high-ranking IRGC commander says the enemies do not dare initiate any act against Iran.

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Japan Prints Out Simple Map for Trump Visualizing Country’s Investment in US – Reports

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe reportedly decided to play it safe and used a simple way to show the US president growing Japanese investment in the US, which Trump later praised after the meeting.

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UK to Send Marines to Persian Gulf Region to Protect Country’s Vessels – Reports

The United Kingdom decided to send 100 marines to the Persian Gulf region in order to protect its military and merchant vessels after the recent incident in the Gulf of Oman, local media reported on Sunday.

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Amid increasing US threats, Ayatollah Khamenei appoints new IRGC commanders

While the United States has recently intensified its threat of going to war with Iran, Iranian Supreme Leader has reshuffled the command of the IRGC. It comes a short while after the appointment of a new commander for the Iranian force.

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India apprehensive Trump administration’s sanctions on Iran could boost oil prices, inflation

US sanctions on Iran could boost oil prices and inflation to a point that hurts the common person in India, the country’s ambassador to the United States said on Tuesday, after the Donald Trump administration said it would end waivers for Iran’s oil buyers.

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Blacklisting IRGC increases the risk of an Iranian response in the Persian Gulf

Days after the US administration announced its controversial decision on blacklisting the IRGC, Iranian officials continue to warn Washington of the consequences of its move. In its latest warning of this kind, Tehran has warned the US of any hostile act in the Persian Gulf.

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France says ‘Non!’ to Brextension deal

France on Friday maintained its tough stance on Britain’s revised exit from the European Union after the British Prime Minister, Theresa May, asked for a 10 week extension to the 12 April departure.

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Algeria protests: the beginning of another Arab uprising?

A wave of demonstrations has swept across Algeria in recent weeks after the country’s ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika announced his decision to seek a fifth term in office.

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‘We knew we were flying’: dozens dead, missing in tornado-blasted Alabama community

Rescue crews using dogs and drones searched for victims amid splintered lumber and twisted metal Monday, local time, after the deadliest US tornado in nearly six years ripped through a rural Alabama community. At least 23 people were killed, some of them children.

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China says Taiwan opposition’s peace proposal must include push for ‘reunification’

Any proposals from self-ruled Taiwan for a peace deal with China must include a push for “reunification”, Beijing said on Wednesday, after the island’s main opposition party said it could sign one if it wins a presidential election next year.

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Maduro hits out at US over sanctions on Venezuelan state oil firm

icolas Maduro, Venezuela’s president, has hit out at the US after the Trump administration imposed sweeping sanctions on Venezuelan state-owned oil firm PDVSA.

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Canada’s prime minister fires ambassador to China in Huawei row

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau fired Canada’s ambassador to China after the envoy said it would be “great” if the US dropped its extradition request for a Chinese tech executive arrested in Canada.

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Canada’s prime minister fires ambassador to China in Huawei row

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau fired Canada’s ambassador to China after the envoy said it would be “great” if the US dropped its extradition request for a Chinese tech executive arrested in Canada.

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