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Erdogan ‘rolled’ spineless Trump on Syria

Over the weekend, President Donald Trump said he’d support a Turkish military excursion into northern Syria.

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India orders students, tourists out of Kashmir for security

Thousands of Indian students and visitors were fleeing Indian-controlled Kashmir over the weekend after the government ordered tourists and Hindu pilgrims visiting a Himalayan cave shrine “to curtail their stay” in the disputed territory, citing security concerns.

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France bans protests at key tourist sites in Paris

French officials said on Tuesday that they would ban potentially violent protests in key areas like the Champs-Élysées in Paris, following a surge of violence during yellow vest demonstrations over the weekend that led to intense criticism of the government’s handling of security around tourist neighbourhoods and wealthier areas.

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The U.S. action against a top Huawei executive threatens the tariff thaw with China

The 90-day trade truce between China and the United States reached over the weekend on the sidelines of the G20 meet in Argentina is already proving to be fragile.

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South Korea asks North to explain canceled visit

South Korea on Saturday requested North Korea to explain why it abruptly canceled plans to send a delegation over the weekend to prepare for a visit by an art troupe during next month’s Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.

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Seeing U.S. in Retreat Under Trump, Japan and China Move to Mend Ties

When Shinzo Abe, Japan’s prime minister, met with President Xi Jinping of China on the sidelines of a regional summit meeting in Vietnam over the weekend, the pair shook hands and posed for a photo. Mr. Xi, who had looked more dour in previous meetings, flashed a grin.

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NZ currency hits four-month low as government negotiations heat up

The New Zealand currency sank to a four-month low on Monday after a final vote count in the country’s tight general election released over the weekend failed to identify a clear winner.

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Catalonia to declare independence in a few days

Catalonia’s leader, Carles Puigdemont, said Tuesday (3 October) that the Spanish region will declare independence “over the weekend or the beginning of next week”, while the Spanish King accused Catalan leaders of breaking up the country.

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Ukraine, Iran review agro-economic ties

In a meeting in Tehran over the weekend, Iranian Agriculture Minister Mahmoud Hojjati and Ukrainian First Vice Prime Minister Stepan Kubiv discussed ways to expand cooperation in the areas of economy and agriculture, Tehran Times reports.

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At least 35 killed in drug violence across Mexico: officials

At least 35 people were killed over the weekend in Mexico, according to local officials, amid a widespread surge in drug gang violence that has driven murders to a level not seen since 2011.

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