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    American Brexit

    Tom Engelhardt | Updated at 12:00am on October 15, 2019

    DONALD Trump may prove to be the ultimate Brexiteer. Back in August 2016, in the midst of his presidential campaign, he proudly tweeted, ‘They will...

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    Imran Khan reaches Iran

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 12:00am on October 14, 2019

    Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan visited Iran on Sunday following a request from the United States and Saudi Arabia for him to try to defuse...

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    Jane Fonda arrested for participating in climate change protests

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 04:08pm on October 12, 2019

    Oscar-winner Jane Fonda was arrested Friday outside the US Capitol where she was protesting climate change and demanding action to protect the environment...

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    Turkey to continue assault against Syrian Kurdish forces

    Agence France-Presse . Ras Al-Ain | Updated at 02:12pm on October 12, 2019

    Battles raged in Syria as Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed to press on with a deadly assault against Kurdish forces, while the Pentagon said...

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    United States homeland security chief leaves job: President

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:24pm on October 12, 2019

    The acting United States homeland security chief who has overseen Donald Trump’s crackdown on undocumented migrants has resigned, the US president announced Friday...

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    The failure of militarised neoliberalism

    Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J S Davies | Updated at 12:00am on October 12, 2019

    THIS season could be called the Autumn of Discontent, as people from the Middle East to Latin America and the Caribbean have been rising up...

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    Assange remanded in jail after brief UK court hearing

    Reuters . London | Updated at 06:12pm on October 11, 2019

    WikiLeaks’ founder Julian Assange was remanded in custody on Friday after a brief hearing in a London court which will decide whether he should be...

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    Turkey launches broad assault on Kurdish-controlled Syria

    Agence France-Presse . Ras Al-Ain | Updated at 01:38pm on October 10, 2019

    Turkey has launched a broad assault on Kurdish-controlled areas in north eastern Syria, with intensive bombardment followed by a ground offensive made possible by the...

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    US president Trump, Democrats battle on impeachment inquiry

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 01:36pm on October 09, 2019

    The Democratic-led United States House of Representatives was set on Wednesday to step up its impeachment investigation of president Donald Trump over his dealings with...

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    US decides to move soldiers from Turkey-Syria border

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 01:15pm on October 07, 2019

    United States troops in northern Syria will no longer be near the border with Turkey, nor will they support Ankara’s ‘long- planned operation’ into the...