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    US wants ‘regime change’ in Iran: Rouhani

    Reuters . Iran | Updated at 01:42pm on October 15, 2018

    The United States is seeking ‘regime change’ in Iran, president Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday, adding that the current US administration is the most hostile...

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    At IMF meetings, China’s globalisation agenda left behind in trade debate

    Reuters . Indonesia | Updated at 12:00am on October 15, 2018

    Three days before US president Donald Trump took office in January 2017, Chinese president Xi Jinping portrayed Beijing as the champion and defender of globalisation...

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    Dangerous times demand dangerous books

    Jonah Raskin | Updated at 12:00am on October 15, 2018

    ALL history is contemporary history. After all, historians look at the past through the lens of the present....

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    A war of minds: beyond 2001-18

    Paul Rogers | Updated at 12:00am on October 15, 2018

    THE column published 17 years ago this week reported on the start of the United States’s war against the Taliban in Afghanistan....

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    Saudi threatens to retaliate against any sanctions over Khashoggi disappearance

    Reuters . Dubai | Updated at 06:51pm on October 14, 2018

    Saudi Arabia rejected threats to punish it over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul, saying the kingdom would retaliate against any sanctions with...

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    Turkey accuses Saudi of not cooperating as Trump threatens 'punishment'

    Agence France-Presse . Turkey | Updated at 12:26pm on October 14, 2018

    Turkey on Saturday accused Saudi Arabia of failing to cooperate with a probe into the disappearance of a journalist inside its Istanbul consulate, as US...

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    Trump threatens Saudis with punishment

    Agence France-Presse . Istanbul | Updated at 09:43pm on October 13, 2018

    US president Donald Trump threatened Riyadh on Saturday with ‘severe punishment’ if a journalist was killed inside its Istanbul consulate, as Saudi officials were to...

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    Rescuers search for survivors of Hurricane Michael in Florida

    Agence France-Presse . Panama City | Updated at 12:44am on October 13, 2018

    Search and rescue teams on Friday faced a second day of sifting through the ruined landscape left by furious Hurricane Michael as it devastated coastal...

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    Maduro says US wants to have him killed

    Reuters . Caracas | Updated at 12:43am on October 13, 2018

    Socialist Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro accused the Trump administration on Thursday of seeking to assassinate him, as relations strain between the ideologically opposed nations....

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    China, US surplus hits record, adding fuel to trade war

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:00am on October 13, 2018

    China’s trade surplus with the United States ballooned to a record $34.1 billion in September, despite a raft of US tariffs, official data showed Friday,...