By Agence France-Presse On Thursday, October 17th, 2019
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Trump defends Syria pullout condemned by U.S. House in bipartisan vote

BIPARTISAN REBUKE. US President Donald Trump speaks during an event with Italy’s President Sergio Mattarella to honor Italians Americans in the East Room of the White House on October 16, 2019, in Washington, More...

By Agence France-Presse On Thursday, October 17th, 2019
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Catalan leader says violence ‘must stop right now’

Catalan president Quim Torra says, ‘we will not permit incidents like those we are seeing in the streets. This has to stop right now. There is no reason nor justification for burning cars, nor any other More...

By Agence France-Presse On Wednesday, October 16th, 2019
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Hong Kong protest leader left bloodied in street attack

JIMMY SHAM ATTACKED. In this picture taken on August 20, 2019, Jimmy Sham, convener of the Civil Human Rights Front (CHRF), poses during an interview with AFP in Hong Kong. File photo by Anthony Wallace?AFP HONG More...

By Agence France-Presse On Wednesday, October 16th, 2019
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Ukraine ‘won’t interfere’ in Trump impeachment probe – Zelensky

ZELENSKY. President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky listens during a joint press conference with the president of Latvia after talks at the Riga Castle in Riga, Latvia, on October 16, 2019. Photo by Gints Ivuskans/AFP More...

By Agence France-Presse On Wednesday, October 16th, 2019
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Qatar to end controversial migrant worker restrictions

Qatar has introduced a series of reforms to its ‘kafala’ sponsorship system since its selection to host the 2022 World Cup, which set in motion a huge construction program employing foreign workers More...

By Agence France-Presse On Wednesday, October 16th, 2019
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‘People of Hong Kong’ nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

HONG KONG PROTESTS. Thousands of protesters dressed in black take part in a rally against a controversial extradition law proposal in Hong Kong on June 16, 2019. File photo by Hector Retamal/AFP OSLO, Norway More...

By Agence France-Presse On Wednesday, October 16th, 2019
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Twitter says world leaders ‘not above’ its rules

WASHINGTON, DC, USA – Twitter said on Tuesday, October 15, world leaders are “not above” the rules of the online platform and could see their messages removed or demoted for egregious conduct violating More...

By Agence France-Presse On Wednesday, October 16th, 2019
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Huawei says 9-month revenue up despite U.S. pressure

HUAWEI. Visitors walk past the booth of Huawei promoting its P30 Pro smartphone at the international electronics and innovation fair IFA in Berlin on September 6, 2019. File photo by Tobias Schwarz/AFP SHANGHAI, More...

By Agence France-Presse On Wednesday, October 16th, 2019
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Turkey defiant on Syria operation as U.S. demands ceasefire

PROTEST. A Kurdish protester holds a placard bearing the portrait of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during a demonstration against the latest Turkish military offensive in northeastern Syria on October More...

By Agence France-Presse On Wednesday, October 16th, 2019
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Notorious B.I.G., Whitney Houston among Rock Hall of Fame nominees

POTENTIAL INDUCTEE. Late artist Whitney Houston is nominated for the Rock Hall of Fame for the first time. Photo from Whitney Houston’s Facebook page NEW YORK, USA – First time Rock and Roll Hall of More...

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