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India increases restrictions in Kashmir ahead of separatist call for protests

Agency, 23 August : Authorities in the main city of Indian Kashmir tightened security ahead of Friday prayers after separatists called for a protest march to a U.N. office, with…

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Amazon fires is an ‘international crisis : Emmanuel Macron

Agency, 23 August : French President Emmanuel Macron has said the record number of fires in the Amazon rainforest is an "international crisis" that needs to be on the top…

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UK and South Korea to sign ‘continuity’ trade agreement

Agency, 22 August : The UK will sign a "continuity" trade agreement with South Korea on Thursday, allowing businesses to keep trading freely after Brexit. International Trade Secretary Liz Truss…

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South Korea says U.S., North Korea will restart dialogue ‘soon’

Agency, 22 August : The United States and North Korea are expected to reopen denuclearization talks soon and it would “go well,” a senior South Korean official said on Thursday,…

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Trump cancels Denmark visit over Greenland spat

Agency, 21 August : US President Donald Trump has cancelled a state visit to Denmark after the nation's prime minister said Greenland was not for sale to the US. The…

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Pakistan to seek world court ruling on Kashmir

Agency, 21 August : Pakistan has said it will take the Kashmir dispute to the International Court of Justice. The move comes after India revoked the special autonomous status of the…

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India’s Chandrayaan-2 begins orbiting Moon

Agency, 20 August : India's second lunar module has begun orbiting the Moon, nearly a month after blasting off, officials have confirmed. The manoeuvre to put the module into the lunar…

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Hong Kong protests : Twitter and Facebook remove Chinese accounts

Agency, 20 August : Twitter and Facebook have taken steps to block what they described as a state-backed Chinese misinformation campaign. Twitter said it removed 936 accounts it said were…

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Hong Kong braces for mass anti-government rally

Agency, 18 August : Hong Kong braced for a major anti-government rally planned for Sunday after an unusually calm Saturday night in what has been a summer of violent protests…

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Bomb blast at wedding in Afghanistan kills 63

Agency, 18 August : A suicide bomb attack at a wedding in Kabul on Saturday killed 63 people and wounded 182, the Afghan Interior Ministry spokesman said. Among the victims were…

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