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    Hong Kong readies for further protests

    Reuters . Hong Kong | Updated at 12:12am on August 20, 2019

    Hong Kong is gearing up for further protests this week after hundreds of thousands of anti-government demonstrators braved heavy rain to rally peacefully on Sunday,...

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    Afghanistan blasts wound dozens on Independence Day

    Reuters . Kabul | Updated at 12:14am on August 20, 2019

    A series of bombings struck restaurants and public squares on Monday in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad, wounding at least 66 people, officials said,...

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    Macron presses Putin for Ukraine progress

    Agence France-Presse . Bormes-les-Mimosas | Updated at 12:00am on August 20, 2019

    French president Emmanuel Macron on Monday hosts Vladimir Putin for a rare bilateral visit by the Russian strongman to a major EU power, seeking to...

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    30 killed in India flood

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:19am on August 20, 2019

    Rains continued to lash several places in Punjab and other states on Monday after at least 30 people were killed and dozens reported missing or...

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    Trump’s idea of selling Greenland to US is absurd: Danish PM

    Reuters . Copenhagen | Updated at 12:24am on August 20, 2019

    Greenland is not for sale and the idea of selling it to the United States is absurd, Denmark’s prime minister said on Sunday after an...

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    Bashir in court for graft trial

    Agence France-Presse . Khartoum | Updated at 12:00am on August 20, 2019

    Sudan’s deposed military leader Omar al-Bashir, who ruled the country for 30 years, arrived in court Monday in Khartoum for the start of his trial...

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    EU says ready for no-deal Brexit

    Reuters . Brussels | Updated at 12:00am on August 20, 2019

    The European Commission said on Monday that the EU was ready for a no-deal Brexit and that Britain would suffer most under such a scenario....

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    Recall UK parliament to tackle Brexit crisis

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on August 20, 2019

    Britain’s parliament needs to be recalled immediately to discuss Brexit, the opposition Labour Party’s finance spokesman John McDonnell said on Monday, after leaked official documents...