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    Turkey opposition deals blow to Erdogan in Istanbul win

    Agence France-Presse . Istanbul, Turkey | Updated at 04:08pm on June 24, 2019

    Turkey's opposition revelled Monday in a landslide win in Istanbul's re-run mayoral vote -- a blow for president Recep Tayyip Erdogan that even some pro-government...

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    Death toll in Cambodia building collapse hits 24

    Agence France-Presse . Sihanoukville | Updated at 02:40pm on June 24, 2019

    The retrieval of bodies from a building collapse in Cambodia continued on Monday...

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    Leaked documents show ‘red flagged’ Trump officials

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 02:08pm on June 24, 2019

    One nominee was flagged for his relationship with Russia...

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    Saudi launches special residency scheme to boost revenue

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 12:47am on June 24, 2019

    Saudi Arabia on Sunday launched a new special residency scheme aimed at luring wealthy expats as the petro-state seeks to boost non-oil revenue. The scheme...

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    Sri Lanka president seeks to roll back his political reforms

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:42am on June 24, 2019

    Sri Lanka’s president Sunday called for sweeping reforms to the country’s constitution that he introduced in 2015 to be rolled back, saying they are responsible...

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    Protectionism slammed as SE Asian leaders rally to trade pact

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 12:34am on June 24, 2019

    Southeast Asian leaders made an impassioned plea against protectionism at a regional summit in Bangkok Sunday, warning that a dragging US-China trade spat could hammer...

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    Brazil trounce Peru to reach quarters

    Agence France-Presse . Sao Paulo | Updated at 12:00am on June 24, 2019

    Brazil coach Tite praised his team’s effectiveness as the hosts stormed into the Copa America quarter-finals as Group A winners following Saturday’s 5-0 thrashing of...

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    ‘Genius’ Williamson drives Kiwis

    Agence France-Presse . Manchester | Updated at 12:00am on June 24, 2019

    New Zealand captain Kane Williamson underlined his status as one of the World Cup’s most feared batsmen with his highest ever ODI score of 148...

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    Moroccans protest against US-led Middle East economic plan

    Agence France-Presse . Rabat, Morocco | Updated at 12:00am on June 24, 2019

    Thousands protested Sunday in Morocco against a planned conference in Bahrain where the economic component of a US-led plan for peace between Israel and the...

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    India stampede leaves 14 dead

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:00am on June 24, 2019

    At least 14 people were killed and dozens injured in a stampede at a religious gathering in northern India Sunday, after strong winds caused a...