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    Hong Kong protesters flood city streets

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 05:06pm on August 18, 2019

    A sea of democracy activists flooded the streets of Hong Kong Sunday in a defiant show to the city’s leaders that their movement still pulls wide public support, despite mounting violence and...

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    Three dead as Israel fires on Gazans

    Agence-France-Presse . Gaza City | Updated at 02:49pm on August 18, 2019

    Israel said it opened fire on armed Palestinians on Gaza’s border overnight and Hamas’s health ministry reported three dead Sunday, the latest in a series...

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    Aberdeen demo demands Scotland’s freedom from UK

    United News of Bangladesh / Xinhua . London | Updated at 02:44pm on August 18, 2019

    Around 12,000 people marched through Aberdeen on Saturday as part of a campaign to seek Scotland’s freedom from the United Kingdom...

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    Islamic State bomber kills 63 at Kabul wedding

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 10:53am on August 18, 2019

    Joy and celebration turned into horror and carnage when an Islamic State suicide bomber targeted a packed Afghan wedding hall, killing at least 63 people in the deadliest attack to rock...

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    2 Bangladeshis killed in Kolkata road accident

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Kolkata | Updated at 01:41am on August 18, 2019

    Two Bangladesh nationals were killed in a road accident in Kolkata, India early Saturday. The deceased were identified as Farhana Islam Tania, 28, a banker and resident of...

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    Rival rallies as HK’s divisions deepen

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 01:00am on August 18, 2019

    Hong Kong democracy activists kicked off a weekend of fresh rallies on Saturday in a major test for the movement following criticism over an airport protest earlier this week — and as concerns...

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    Rescue worker killed in northern Myanmar attack

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 12:54am on August 18, 2019

    One rescue worker was killed and several others were wounded when an ambulance came under fire in northern Myanmar amid clashes between troops and ethnic rebels in the...

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    DSC Prize to be announced in Nepal lit fest

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:47am on August 18, 2019

    The winner of DSC Prize 2019 would be announced at the Nepal Literature Festival in Pokhara of the Himalayan country on December 16. The Nepal Literature Festival would take place from...

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    Indian soldier killed as India, Pakistan exchange fire

    Agence France-Presse . Srinagar | Updated at 12:13am on August 18, 2019

    India and Pakistan exchanged ‘heavy’ cross-border fire on Saturday, after New Delhi’s move to strip the restive Kashmir region of its autonomy prompted a rare meeting of the...

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    Civilian death toll mounts as Syrian offensive widens

    Reuters . Beirut | Updated at 12:00am on August 18, 2019

    Air strikes have killed more than two dozen civilians including 11 children in rebel-held northwestern Syria in the last two days in an escalation of a Russian-backed offensive, a war monitor...

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