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Hong Kong protests: President Xi warns of 'bodies smashed'

BBC News - World - 5 hours 47 min ago
China's president didn't mention any particular region but it was seen as a warning to Hong Kong.
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Ecuador repeals law ending fuel subsidies in deal to stop protests

BBC News - World - 5 hours 55 min ago
An agreement is struck after talks in Quito between the government and indigenous leaders.
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Poland's ruling party seen to keep power in parliamentary vote

Al Jazeera - 6 hours 4 min ago
Early official results show Populist Law and Justice party set to win with 49.3 percent of vote.
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Ecuador's Moreno, indigenous groups reach deal to end protests

Al Jazeera - 6 hours 14 min ago
Two sides agree on new package to cut government spending, increase revenues, reduce budget deficits and public debt.
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Cooking gas cylinder blast kills 10 in India

BBC News - World - 6 hours 15 min ago
The blast took place in a two-storey home in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh.
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Typhoon Hagibis: Japan deploys 110,000 rescuers after worst storm in decades

BBC News - World - 6 hours 22 min ago
The typhoon - the worst to hit the country in decades - has left at least 37 dead, with 20 missing.
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Turkey's relationship with NATO tested over Syria operation

Al Jazeera - 6 hours 24 min ago
Schisms between Turkey and NATO members surface as Secretary General Stoltenberg warns Ankara of potential ISIL risk.
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Duterte's top police chief resigns amid drug allegations

Al Jazeera - 6 hours 30 min ago
General Oscar Albayalde allegedly intervened in the prosecution of officers accused of selling seized drugs.
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Xi warns China's adversaries of 'crushed bodies, shattered bones'

Al Jazeera - 7 hours 6 min ago
China's president issues warning amid continuing Hong Kong protests, and Xinjiang criticism.
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Canadian PM Trudeau shrugs off security threat

BBC News - World - 7 hours 43 min ago
The prime minister appeared at a rally in a bulletproof vest and surrounded by uniformed officers.
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Japan begins clean up after Typhoon Hagibis leaves dozens dead

Al Jazeera - 8 hours 44 min ago
Rescue efforts under way after powerful typhoon paralyses Tokyo, leaving nearly half a million homes without power.
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Turkey's military operation in Syria: All the latest updates

Al Jazeera - 9 hours 38 min ago
SDF announces deal with Damascus on a Syrian troop deployment near Turkey border to counter Ankara's offensive.
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Spain braced for verdict in Catalan separatists' trial

BBC News - World - 9 hours 39 min ago
Twelve politicians and activists face sedition charges over an independence referendum in 2017.
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Turkey-Syria offensive: Kurds reach deal with Syrian army

BBC News - World - 9 hours 50 min ago
Syrian government forces will be deployed along Syria's northern border to halt Turkey's assault.
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Syrian army to deploy along Turkey border as US orders pullback

Al Jazeera - 10 hours 49 min ago
In a major shift in alliance, Kurdish forces announce deal with Damascus on Syrian troop deployment near Turkey border.
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Poland election: Governing party claims victory after exit poll

BBC News - World - 10 hours 56 min ago
The conservative nationalist Law and Justice party is on course for a majority, an exit poll predicts.
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East Germany 1989: People power activists who toppled a state

BBC News - World - Mon, 10/14/2019 - 00:36
A giant anti-communist protest in Leipzig in October 1989 doomed the East German state.
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Yasuke: The mysterious African samurai

BBC News - World - Mon, 10/14/2019 - 00:25
Yasuke was entrusted with decapitating his Japanese lord - a huge honour 500 years ago.
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After years searching, I found my sister next door

BBC News - World - Mon, 10/14/2019 - 00:21
Hillary and Dawn were strangers who shared a driveway - until Hillary made a life-altering discovery.
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The British girl who went to meet her death row pen pal

BBC News - World - Mon, 10/14/2019 - 00:11
"We were the only white people on the bus - and the only people to get off at death row."
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