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    Saudi races to restore oil supply after strike blamed on Iran

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 01:14am on September 16, 2019

    Saudi Arabia raced on Sunday to restart operations at oil plants hit by drone attacks which slashed its production by half, as Iran dismissed US...

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    12 dead, dozens missing in India boat capsize

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 01:12am on September 16, 2019

    At least 12 people drowned and dozens were missing after a tour boat capsized on an Indian river Sunday, police and local media reports said,...

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    Protests mount in Kashmir

    Agence France-Presse . Srinagar | Updated at 12:49am on September 16, 2019

    Kashmir has seen an average of nearly 20 protests per day against Indian rule over the last six weeks despite a security lockdown to quell...

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    Blame game as wheels come off India’s auto sector

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:26am on September 16, 2019

    When India’s finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman claimed that a preference by millennials for ride-hailing apps was contributing to a painful slump in car sales, it...

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    Large US banks sweating the move to lower interest rates

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

    President Donald Trump’s attacks on the US Federal Reserve make financial markets cringe, but his demand for zero interest rates makes banks sweat. As the...

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    England close on Ashes-levelling win

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

    Steve Smith was dismissed for just 23 as England closed in on a series-levelling victory against Australia in the fifth Test at the Oval on...

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    UK PM claims huge progress

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

    Prime minister Boris Johnson insisted Sunday that ‘huge’ progress was being made in Brexit talks and declared Britain would break out of the European Union...

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    Trump discusses defence treaty with Netanyahu

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

    US president Donald Trump said Saturday he and Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu discussed the possibility of moving forward on a ‘mutual defense’ treaty between...

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    Kiev vows tough stance

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

    Kiev’s top diplomat on Saturday insisted president Volodymyr Zelensky will not make concessions to Moscow at a summit with Russian president Vladimir Putin and Western...

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    West African leaders announce new anti-jihadist plan

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

    West African leaders on Saturday announced a billion-dollar plan to fight the rising problem of jihadist violence in the region, at a summit in Burkina...

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