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    Democrats demand prosecution against Trump during fourth debate

    Agence France-Presse . Westerville | Updated at 02:53pm on October 16, 2019

    Democratic White House hopeful united in searing condemnation of United States president Donald Trump during their fourth debate Tuesday, saying the president has broken the law, abused his power, and deserves to be impeached...

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    Two cops dead, 20 children injured in Afghanistan bomb blast

    Agence France-Presse . Jalalabad | Updated at 02:09pm on October 16, 2019

    At least two police officers were killed and about 20 children wounded when a truck bomb detonated near a police station in eastern Afghanistan on Wednesday, officials said...

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    EU, Britain negotiators work on ‘possible’ Brexit deal

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 01:39pm on October 16, 2019

    Brussels hopes to wake up to a Brexit breakthrough on Wednesday as European Union and British negotiators worked hard through the night on a draft agreement...

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    Hong Kong’s Lam unveils fresh policies today

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 12:34pm on October 16, 2019

    Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam will unveil a closely watched State of the Union-style speech on Wednesday aimed at winning hearts and minds after four months of seething pro-democracy protests...

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    Delhi pollution action plan comes into force

    Agence-France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:10am on October 16, 2019

    New Delhi banned the use of diesel generators on Tuesday as pollution levels in the Indian capital exceeded safe limits by more than four times....

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    Rajapakse vows to scrap war crimes probe

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:08am on October 16, 2019

    Sri Lanka’s front-running presidential candidate Gotabhaya Rajapakse vowed Tuesday that if elected he will scrap Colombo’s pledge to investigate war crimes committed during his brother...

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    India blocks SMS services in Kashmir after trucker killed

    Agence France-Presse . Srinagar | Updated at 12:04am on October 16, 2019

    Text messaging services were blocked in Indian Kashmir just hours after being restored when a truck driver was killed by suspected militants and his vehicle...

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    Nepali climber set for final summit in record 14-peak bid

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

    Nepali adventurer Nirmal Purja is on track to make history after Chinese authorities granted him a special permit Tuesday to climb the final mountain of...

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    14 police personnel killed in attack in western Mexico

    Agence-France-Presse . Mexico City | Updated at 12:00am on October 16, 2019

    Gunmen killed 14 police Monday in an ambush in the state of Michoacan in western Mexico, authorities said, condemning the latest violence in the restive...

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    Thailand’s human traffickers flout 99pc of court orders

    Reuters .  Bangkok | Updated at 12:00am on October 16, 2019

    Human traffickers in Thailand have ignored court orders to compensate victims in more than 99 per cent of cases in recent years, fuelling fears that...