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    35 people killed in road accident in Saudi Arabia: state media

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 12:06pm on October 17, 2019

    At least 35 foreigners were killed and four others were injured when a bus collided with another heavy vehicle near the Muslim holy city of Medina, Saudi state media said on Thursday...

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    Classes cancelled for 361,000 students

    Reuters . Chicago | Updated at 12:00am on October 18, 2019

    Teachers in the Chicago Public Schools system, the third-largest school district in the US, went on strike on Thursday after protracted labour negotiations between the...

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    HK parliament descends into chaos

    Reuters . Hong Kong | Updated at 01:06pm on October 17, 2019

    Hong Kong’s parliament descended into chaos on Thursday with lawmakers dragged out by security guards for heckling leader Carrie Lam as they demanded an inquiry...

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    Diplomatic stalemate fuels dangerous Saudi-Iran standoff

    Agence France-Presse . Abu Dhabi | Updated at 12:00am on October 18, 2019

    The dangerous rivalry between Saudi Arabia and Iran, played out in proxy wars and mystery strikes, is destined to fester as long as neither reaches...

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    Talks with Riyadh, Tehran encouraging: Pakistan FM

    Agence-France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 12:00am on October 18, 2019

    Pakistan’s foreign minister said Tuesday that prime minister Imran Khan’s talks with Tehran and Riyadh had been ‘encouraging’ after visits to try to defuse rising...

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    William follows Diana’s footsteps in Pakistan

    Reuters . Lahore | Updated at 12:00am on October 18, 2019

    Britain’s prince William and his wife Kate on Thursday joined locals in a cricket match in the Pakistani city of Lahore before a trip to...

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    Obama urges Canadians to back Trudeau for another term

    Agence-France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on October 18, 2019

    Former US president Barack Obama on Wednesday urged Canadian voters to back prime minister Justin Trudeau for another term, calling him an ‘effective leader.’ ‘I...

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    Afghanistan to miss deadline for presidential poll results

    Reuters . Kabul | Updated at 12:00am on October 18, 2019

    Preliminary results in Afghanistan’s presidential election will be delayed beyond Saturday’s deadline, two officials from the independent election commission said, probably for more than a...