international

Heavy fighting erupts in Mexican city

Agency, 18 October : There has been heavy fighting in northern Mexico between the security forces and members of the powerful Sinaloa drug cartel after one of the group's leaders…

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35 expat pilgrims die in bus crash in Saudi Arabia

Agency, 17 October : 35 pilgrims have been killed in a traffic accident in Saudi Arabia after a bus collided with another vehicle on Wednesday, the Saudi Press Agency reported…

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Hong Kong protest leader ‘attacked with hammers’

Agency, 17 October : The leader of one of Hong Kong's largest pro-democracy groups has been taken to hospital after being attacked. Photographs on social media showed Jimmy Sham of the…

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Turkey rejects US call for Syria ceasefire

Agency, 16 October : Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has rejected a US call for an immediate ceasefire in northern Syria. Mr Erdogan's comments come ahead of a visit to Turkey…

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Chaos as Hong Kong ‘state of the union’ disrupted

Agency, 16 October : Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam was forced to suspend her annual address after being heckled in the city's parliament. Opposition lawmakers disrupted the session from the start…

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US slaps sanctions on Turkey over Syria offensive

Agency, 15 October : The US has sanctioned two Turkish ministries and three senior government officials in response to the country's military offensive in northern Syria. President Donald Trump also phoned…

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Ten killed, 16 missing after fierce Typhoon Hagibis hits Japan

Agency, 13 October : Ten people were killed and 16 were missing after the most powerful typhoon to hit Japan in decades paralyzed Tokyo, causing rivers to overflow and leaving almost…

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US did not approve Turkey’s Syria offensive, says Mike Pompeo

Agency, 10 September : The US did not give Turkey a "green light" for its offensive in northern Syria, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said. Mr Pompeo defended President…

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Trump urges China to investigate Bidens

Agency, 4 October : US President Donald Trump, already facing an impeachment inquiry after urging Ukraine to investigate his political rival Joe Biden, has now urged China to do likewise.…

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Paris knife attacker kills 4 people at police headquarters

Agency, 4 October : A knife-wielding employee has killed three officers and one administrative worker at police headquarters in the centre of the French capital, Paris. The attacker, who has…

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