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    Chinese factories’ output hits 17-year low

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 02:40pm on August 14, 2019

    China’s economy showed further signs of strain in July with output at its factories falling to its lowest level in 17 years, while investment and...

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    Trump sees future in fossil fuel, plastic

    Agence France-Presse . Monaca, United States | Updated at 02:31pm on August 14, 2019

    President Donald Trump has seen the future and it is oil and plastic...

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    Fossilised giant penguin found in NZ

    Agence France-Presse . Wellington | Updated at 02:09pm on August 14, 2019

    The fossilised remains of a huge penguin almost the size of an adult human have been found in New Zealand’s South Island, scientists announced on...

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    Six cops suspended in Mexico City as part of rape investigation

    Agence France-Presse . Mexico City | Updated at 01:38pm on August 14, 2019

    Mexico City’s mayor said on Tuesday that six police officers were suspended as part of an investigation into the rape of two teenage girls, after...

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    Kashmir colonies divided over new status change

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 01:32pm on August 14, 2019

    India’s move to carve up Kashmir and curtail its autonomous powers has caused division and anger in parts of the far-flung Himalayan region even as...

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    HK protesters retreat from airport, city still in chaos

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 11:50am on August 14, 2019

    Pro-democracy protesters retreated from Hong Kong’s airport on Wednesday following two days of hugely disruptive rallies that turned violent and plunged the global financial hub...

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    Woman stabbed in Sydney knife rampage

    Agence France-Presse. Sydney | Updated at 01:30pm on August 13, 2019

    A man stabbed a woman and attempted to stab several other people in central Sydney of Australia on Tuesday before being pinned down by members...

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    India imposes Kashmir clampdown to head off Eid protests

    Agence France-Presse . Srinagar, India | Updated at 12:21pm on August 12, 2019

    Indian troops clamped tight restrictions on mosques across Kashmir for Monday's Eid al-Adha festival, fearing anti-government protests over the stripping of the Muslim-majority region's autonomy,...

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    Israeli forces swoop on Palestinians at Al Aqsa during Eid prayers

    Agence France-Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 06:59pm on August 11, 2019

    Israeli police and Palestinian worshippers clashed at a flashpoint Jerusalem holy site on Sunday as overlapping Jewish and Muslim holidays led to tensions there. Separately...

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    Kashmiris in lockdown city queue for two-minute phone access

    Agence France-Presse. Srinagar, India | Updated at 04:24pm on August 11, 2019

    Outside a guarded government office in Indian Kashmir's main city, an interminable queue forms every day for a near-priceless opportunity: a two-minute phone call to...