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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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    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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    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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    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...

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    Imran Khan to attend controversial Saudi confce

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 02:22am on October 20, 2018

    Pakistan’s foreign ministry announced Friday that prime minister Imran Khan will attend a Saudi Arabian investment conference, despite a string of cancellations from leading policy-makers and corporate chiefs over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi...

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    Harry, Meghan go barefoot on Bondi

    Agence France-Presse. Sydney | Updated at 02:28am on October 20, 2018

    British royals Harry and Meghan kicked off their shoes and donned tropical garlands Friday as they hit Sydney’s famed Bondi beach for the latest stop on their Australian tour....

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