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    12 dead, dozens missing in India boat capsize

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 01:12am on September 16, 2019

    At least 12 people drowned and dozens were missing after a tour boat capsized on an Indian river Sunday, police and local media reports said, as rescuers searched frantically for...

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    Hong Kong returns to violence

    Reuters . Hong Kong | Updated at 04:57pm on September 15, 2019

    Hong Kong police fired water cannon and volleys of tear gas to disperse protesters throwing petrol bombs at government buildings on Sunday, as months of sometimes violent demonstrations...

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    Saudi races to restore oil supply after strike blamed on Iran

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 01:14am on September 16, 2019

    Saudi Arabia raced on Sunday to restart operations at oil plants hit by drone attacks which slashed its production by half, as Iran dismissed US claims it was behind the assault...

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    Kathmandu battles dengue fever

    Reuters . Kathmandu | Updated at 01:17am on September 16, 2019

    For Prabina Maharjan, it started with a headache, which then turned into fever and body pain. When she finally turned up at the Sukraraj Tropical and Infectious Disease Hospital a week...

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    Trump discusses defence treaty with Netanyahu

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on September 16, 2019

    US president Donald Trump said Saturday he and Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu discussed the possibility of moving forward on a ‘mutual defense’ treaty between the allies, just three...

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    Kiev vows tough stance

    Agence France-Presse . Kiev | Updated at 12:00am on September 16, 2019

    Kiev’s top diplomat on Saturday insisted president Volodymyr Zelensky will not make concessions to Moscow at a summit with Russian president Vladimir Putin and Western leaders later...

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    West African leaders announce new anti-jihadist plan

    Agence France-Presse . Ouagadougou | Updated at 12:00am on September 16, 2019

    West African leaders on Saturday announced a billion-dollar plan to fight the rising problem of jihadist violence in the region, at a summit in Burkina Faso. The plan, to be funded from...

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    Snowden hopes France will grant him asylum

    Reuters . Paris | Updated at 12:00am on September 16, 2019

    Former US spy agency contractor Edward Snowden hopes France will grant him asylum, according to a France Inter radio interview to be broadcast on Monday. In excerpts made available on the French radio...