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Iraq marks anniversary of victory over Islamic State

The move is billed as an act of transparency following protests against corruption and poor public services.

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French President Emmanuel Macron to break silence, address French nation amid protests

Pressure mounted on French President Emmanuel Macron to announce concrete measures to calm protests marked by violence when he addresses the nation Monday evening, and breaks a long silence widely seen as aggravating a crisis

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Big rally by Malaysia Muslims calls for upholding privileges

Tens of thousands of Malaysian Muslims rallied Saturday in Kuala Lumpur against any attempt to strip the ethnic Malay majority of its privileges, in the first massive street gathering since Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad's a

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Donald Trump picks General Mark Milley as next top military adviser

President Donald Trump announced Saturday that he's picked a battle-hardened commander who oversaw troops in Iraq and Afghanistan to be the nation's next top military adviser.

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Six dead, dozens hurt in nightclub stampede on Italy’s coast

A stampede at a rapper's concert in an overcrowded disco on Italy's central Adriatic coast killed five young teenagers and a woman who had accompanied her daughter to the event early Saturday, said police, who put the number

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Amazon customers still waiting for drones 5 years after Jeff Bezos’ promise

Jeff Bezos boldly predicted five years ago that drones would be carrying Amazon packages to people's doorsteps by now.

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South Korea’s Moon Jae-in says US President Donald Trump wants to grant Kim Jong Un’s wishes

South Korea's president says US President Donald Trump told him he has a "very friendly view" of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and wants to grant his wishes if he denuclearises.

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US shooting: 5 people shot in Miami, suspect still at large

Authorities say five people have been shot in a Miami neighbourhood and the suspect remains at large. Miami police tell news outlets that the shooting happened Saturday night in the Overtown neighbourhood.

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Snubbed by Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin charms other players at G20 summit

Russia is putting on a brave face after US President Donald Trump abruptly junked a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin. It's all about internal US politics and "anti-Russian hysteria," Russian officials shrug.

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G20 Summit: Possible ‘breakthrough’ seen after all-night talks

All-night talks at the Group of 20 summit have resulted in a possible "breakthrough" on fixing the global trading system, European diplomats said.

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G20 Summit 2018 enters final day with work to do on bridging divisions

The Group of 20 summit enters its crucial second and final day Saturday with hours left for diplomats to bridge divisions on major issues including world trade, climate change and tackling migration.

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Tariff tensions shadow US, Canada, Mexico trade pact signing

President Donald Trump signed a revised North American trade pact with the leaders of Canada and Mexico on Friday, declaring the deal a major victory for workers.

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Back-to-back earthquakes shatter roads and windows in Alaska

Back-to-back earthquakes measuring 7.0 and 5.7 rocked buildings and shattered roads Friday morning in Anchorage, sending people running into the streets and briefly triggering a warning to residents in Kodiak to flee to highe

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G20 Summit 2018: Saudi prince Mohammed bin Salman gets chummy, stern receptions

All eyes were on Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at the Group of 20 summit on Friday as he made his first major overseas appearance since the killing of a dissident journalist in his country's consulate in Istanbul.

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World shares mixed ahead of Donald Trump-Xi Jinping meeting at G-20 summit

World share prices are mixed ahead of a meeting between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping at the Group of 20 summit this weekend.

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Cars leaking user information to Chinese government: Report

More than 200 automakers selling electric vehicles in China — including Tesla, Volkswagen, BMW, Daimler, Ford, General Motors, Nissan, Mitsubishi and U.S.-listed start-up NIO — send at least 61 data points to government-b

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Facebook’s ‘Today In’ feature now rolling out to more users: How to get local news on Facebook

Facebook is cautiously expanding a feature that shows people local news and information, including missing-person alerts, road closures, crime reports and school announcements.

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G20 leaders need bolder action at critical time, says UN chief Antonio Guterres

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has a message for leaders of the 20 major economic powers ahead of this week's summit: take stronger leadership and bolder action to tackle critical problems from climate change to inequa

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Donald Trump suggests he’s looking into tariffs on car imports

President Donald Trump hinted Wednesday that he's looking into slapping tariffs on car imports, a day after he threatened to slash federal subsidies to General Motors for wanting to close five U.S. factories.

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Google CEO Sundar Pichai to make long-awaited congressional appearance

Google CEO Sundar Pichai will testify next week at a congressional hearing on the company's business practices, just three months after aides put up an empty chair to symbolize his refusal to appear.

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Russia warns US against deploying new missiles to Europe

A senior Russian diplomat warned Monday that the planned US withdrawal from a Cold War-era arms control pact could critically upset stability in Europe. Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said Monday that if the US deploy

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Number of injured in 6.3 magnitude Iran earthquake rises to 716

Iranian authorities said Monday that the number of injured in the magnitude 6.3 earthquake in western Iran the previous night has risen to 716.

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South Africa to invest $1 billion in South Sudan oil sector

South Sudan's oil minister says South Africa will invest USD 1 billion into the war-torn country's oil sector in what would be the largest investment in the East African country's history.

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Death toll in Afghan base bombing rises to 27, says military

An Afghan military spokesman said the death toll from a bombing at a mosque inside an Afghan military base on Friday in the volatile eastern Khost province has risen to 27 soldiers.

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IAEA calls on North Korea to re-admit nuclear inspectors

The head of the UN's atomic watchdog has called on North Korea to allow inspectors back into the country to monitor its nuclear program.

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IAEA calls on North Korea to re-admit nuclear inspectors

Speaking at a board meeting Thursday in Vienna of the International Atomic Energy Agency, Director General Yukiya Amano noted that Pyongyang had in September talked about denuclearization measures including the "permanent dis

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California wildfire: Death toll rises to 83, over 560 still missing

The cause of the fire has not been determined. PG&E reported an outage on a transmission line near the time and place where the fire began.

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