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Chinese city urges those 'poisoned by extremism', who follow conservative Islam to confess crimes

2 hours 30 sec ago
A city in China's far-western Xinjiang region has ordered people who are "poisoned by extremism, terrorism and separatism", in contact with overseas terror groups or act in a conservative Islamic manner, to turn themselves in to authorities.
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Kremlin says Putin told Pence Russia did not meddle in U.S. election: Ifax

2 hours 7 min ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin told U.S. Vice President Mike Pence Russia had nothing to do with meddling in the 2016 U.S. election, Interfax reported on Monday, during discussions about an upcoming meeting between Putin and President Donald Trump.
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Cambodian PM says won't allow any foreign military base in his country

2 hours 44 min ago
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Monday there would never be a foreign military base in his country, following a news report that China was lobbying for a naval base in southwest Koh Kong province.
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Thailand protests over U.S. TV show's portrayal of its monarchy

3 hours 5 min ago
Thailand's foreign ministry on Monday said it had complained to the producers of a U.S. television show, "Madam Secretary", regarding the portrayal of the country's monarchy in an episode aired this month.
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Russia, Turkey, Iran to hold Syria talks November 28-29: Kazakh foreign minister

3 hours 27 min ago
Russia, Turkey, and Iran will hold the next round of talks on Syria on Nov. 28-29 in Kazakhstan, Kazakh foreign minister Kairat Abdrakhmanov said on Monday.
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Chileans protest with pots and pans over killing of indigenous man

4 hours 48 min ago
Banging pots and pans, Chileans protested on Sunday night against the death of an indigenous man shot by police, in a harsh rebuke of conservative President Sebastian Pinera's handling of relations with the native Mapuche communities.
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Hong Kong's 'Occupy' leaders plead not guilty to public nuisance charges

4 hours 52 min ago
Three leaders of Hong Kong's 2014 civil disobedience "Occupy" movement pleaded not guilty to public nuisance charges at a packed court in the Chinese-ruled city on Monday where more than 100 protesters rallied in support of the activists.
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Hong Kong 'Occupy' leaders plead not guilty as protesters rally

5 hours 10 min ago
Three leaders of Hong Kong's 2014 civil disobedience "Occupy" movement pleaded not guilty to public nuisance charges at a packed court in the Chinese-ruled city on Monday where more than 100 protesters rallied in support of the activists.
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Mexican drug lord, Beltran Leyva, dead at 56 of cardiac arrest

5 hours 33 min ago
Hector Beltran Leyva, a Mexican drug lord whose cartel earned a reputation as one of the country's most vengeful and ruthless, died late on Sunday in hospital of cardiac arrest after being transferred from jail with chest pain, Mexican authorities said.
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More than 100 protesters rally at Hong Kong 'Occupy' leaders' trial

6 hours 21 min ago
More than 100 protesters rallied outside a Hong Kong court early on Monday in support of three leaders of the Chinese-ruled city's 2014 civil disobedience "Occupy" movement who face charges related to public nuisance.
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China tightens ban further on waste imports: Xinhua

7 hours 15 min ago
China has tightened a ban on solid waste imports, the official Xinhua news agency said, part of the country's "war on pollution" which has seen a series of measures to curb imports of scrap this year.
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Yemen’s Houthis halt missile attacks on Saudi coalition

8 hours 18 min ago
Yemen’s Houthi movement said on Monday it was halting drone and missile attacks on Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and their Yemeni allies, responding to a demand from the United Nations.
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UK has intense week of Brexit negotiations ahead: PM May

8 hours 35 min ago
Britain has an intense week of Brexit negotiations ahead in which it expects to finalize the details of its outline future relationship with the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May will say on Monday.
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'Tragic illusion' to think can remedy Brexit deal with future relationship: UK's Johnson

8 hours 35 min ago
Prime Minister Theresa May's suggestion that issues with the Brexit deal can be remedied in talks over its future ties with the bloc are "a tragic illusion" or "an attempt at deception," former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said.
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Two years after Philippines' pivot, Duterte still waiting on China dividend

8 hours 55 min ago
Two years after Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte announced a divorce with old ally the United States in return for bumper business ties with China, he doesn't have much to show for it.
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Sri Lanka president calls third vote on no-confidence motion against premier

9 hours 50 min ago
Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena on Sunday asked an all-party meeting to hold a third vote on a no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, deepening the country's political crisis.
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Yemen’s Houthis halt missile attacks on Saudi Arabia, UAE; say ready for peace

10 hours 2 min ago
Yemen’s Houthi movement said on Sunday it was halting drone and missile attacks on Saudi Arabia, the United Aran Emirates and their Yemeni allies, responding to a demand from the United Nations.
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Peru ex-president Garcia asked for asylum in Uruguay: foreign ministry

10 hours 44 min ago
Former Peruvian President Alan Garcia entered the Uruguayan embassy and applied for asylum, hours after being banned from leaving the country while under investigation for corruption, the Peruvian foreign ministry said on Sunday.
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Syrian army advances against Islamic State in southeastern desert

10 hours 50 min ago
Hundreds of Islamic State militants withdrew from the heart of a rugged area in southeastern Syria after holding up for over three months against a major campaign by the Syrian army and its allies to crush them, rebels and residents said on Sunday.
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GCC summit offers hope to end dispute: Kuwaiti minister

10 hours 52 min ago
The next Gulf Cooperation Council summit, to be held in Riyadh next month, may be an opportunity to end the rift within the group, Kuwait's deputy foreign minister was quoted as saying by state news agency KUNA.
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