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    14 dead in violence across Kashmir

    Agence France-Presse . Srinagar | Updated at 12:46am on October 22, 2018

    Violence across Kashmir left at least 14 people dead Sunday, police and military officials said, including six civilians killed when an explosion detonated among a crowd protesting against Indian rule....

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    Egypt extends state of emergency for three months

    Reuters . Cairo | Updated at 08:29pm on October 21, 2018

    Egypt's parliament voted on Sunday to extend a state of emergency in the country for three months, prolonging the authorities' ability to use special powers...

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    Afghans shut out by polling station chaos return to vote

    Reuters . Kabul | Updated at 12:25pm on October 21, 2018

    Afghans unable to vote in Saturday's parliamentary election after hundreds of polling stations failed to open were given another chance to cast their ballot on...

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    Saudi account of Khashoggi’s death meets growing scepticism

    Agence France-Presse . Dubai | Updated at 12:00am on October 22, 2018

    Saudi Arabia faced a growing chorus of incredulity Sunday over its belated explanation of how critic Jamal Khashoggi died inside its Istanbul consulate, as world powers demanded answers and the whereabouts of his body....

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    US to exit nuclear treaty, citing Russian violations: Trump

    Reuters . Elko | Updated at 10:58am on October 21, 2018

    President Donald Trump said on Saturday the United States will exit the Cold-War era Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty that eliminated a class of nuclear weapons,...

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    Punishment of Khashoggi killers demanded

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 01:07am on October 21, 2018

    The UN chief, Britain’s foreign ministry and media groups on Saturday called for the punishment of those who ordered and carried out Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s killing in Istanbul....

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    Rally in Taiwan, call for referendum on independence from China

    Reuters . Taipei | Updated at 01:07am on October 21, 2018

    Several thousand pro-independence demonstrators rallied in Taiwan’s capital on Saturday to protest against Beijing’s ‘bullying’ and called for a referendum on whether the self-ruled island should formally declare independence from China....

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    Thousands rally in London for new Brexit vote

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:34am on October 21, 2018

    Tens of thousands of people opposed to Britain’s looming breakup with the EU rallied in the heart of London on Saturday, according to organisers, in the latest bid to try and stop Brexit....

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    KSA admits Khashoggi killed amid Turkey’s search for body

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 12:00am on October 21, 2018

    Saudi Arabia on Saturday sacked two top aides to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman after conceding that critic Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside its Istanbul consulate, saying he died during a ‘brawl’, as Turkey vowed to release the full findings of its own investigation....

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    Saudi crown prince: reformer or authoritarian?

    Agence France-Presse . Dubai, United Arab Emirates | Updated at 05:38pm on October 20, 2018

    Saudi Arabia’s Mohammed bin Salman has shaken up the ultraconservative oil superpower with economic, social and religious reforms since becoming...