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30 passengers missing after Indonesia ferry fire

Fri, 08/23/2019 - 13:17
Vessel was carrying 277 people from Tanjung Perak port in East Java's Surabaya when it caught fire late on Thursday.
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Analysis: Amazon rainforest fire - how can we help?

Fri, 08/23/2019 - 13:10
Fires raging in Brazil's Amazon rainforest have hit a record high this year.
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Yemeni government forces take control of Ataq after clashes

Fri, 08/23/2019 - 13:10
Fighting in capital of oil-rich Shabwa province began on Thursday and lasted until Friday morning.
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Kashmiris erect barricades to keep Indian soldiers at bay

Fri, 08/23/2019 - 12:48
The UN is urging India to end the crackdown on free speech and access to information in Indian-administered Kashmir.
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Russia launches floating nuclear power plant Akademik Lomonosov

Fri, 08/23/2019 - 12:33
Critics say any problem with the reactor in the remote region would be difficult to properly contain.
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China confirms detention of UK's Hong Kong consulate employee

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 11:21
Consulate worker Simon Cheng to be held for 15 days by Shenzhen police, says the Chinese foreign ministry.
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Indonesia deploys troops to West Papua as protests spread

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 11:00
At least 300 troops arrive in Manokwari as protests spread with reports of a prison break and airport attack in Sorong.
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Deadline extended for unregistered Syrians to leave Istanbul

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 10:52
Turkish official says Syrians in Istanbul have until October 30 to return to cities where they were first registered.
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'Kashmir women are the biggest victims of this inhumane siege'

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 10:19
Sense of fear deepens as Indian politicians stoke misogyny with talk of freedom to marry 'white-skinned' Kashmiri women.
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US and Venezuela confirm 'secret' talks

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 10:07
Venezuela's Maduro says the countries have been talking 'for months', but it is not known which officials are involved.
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Death toll in Afghanistan wedding blast rises to 80

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 10:03
Officials say more than 160 being treated in hospital, 30 of them in critical condition, after Saturday's blast.
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Amazon burning: Brazil reports record surge in forest fires

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 09:38
Brazilian Amazon beset by raging fires, prompting fresh scrutiny of President Bolsonaro's environmental stewardship.
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Australia joins US-led naval mission in Strait of Hormuz

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 08:54
Australian PM says it's within country's 'national interest' to work with US-led security mission.
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Two killed in first Kashmir gun battle since lockdown began

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 08:22
Clash in Baramulla the first to be reported by officials since India revoked the region's autonomy and imposed a curfew.
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'Historic step': Mexico judge approves recreational cocaine use

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 07:59
Mexico City court allows two people to use cocaine recreationally in the first ruling of its kind in the country.
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Trump slammed for saying Jews disloyal if they vote for Democrats

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 06:42
Amid ongoing attacks against Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar, Trumps calls majority of Jews in the US uninformed.
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Qatar to build 'reusable' FIFA World Cup stadium

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 06:21
Once completed, it will be the first FIFA World Cup stadium that can be fully dismantled.
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Argentina's blind theatre: Performance in darkness

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 06:16
The blind theatre in Buenos Aires provides a unique experience of enjoying a show in complete darkness.
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Donald Trump dismisses economy slowdown concerns

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 06:05
The US is experiencing its lowest unemployment rate in more than a half-century.
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US approves $8bn sale of 66 F-16 fighters to Taiwan

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 03:45
Taiwan's plan to upgrade its air defences comes amid increasing Chinese military incursions into its airspace.
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